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£9.989 billion (2015)
Sky UK (formerly British Sky Broadcasting or BSkyB) is a British telecommunications company. Sky provides television and broadband internet services and fixed line telephone services to consumers and businesses in the United Kingdom. It has around 11 million customers.
Sky profits dented by higher football rights costs
However, in the UK, its churn rate, the annual percentage rate at which customers stop subscribing to a service, rose to 11.6% from 10.2% in the same period the year before. Sky said this reflected the increased proportion of broadband customers, who ...
Sky operating profit dips on higher soccer costs
Sky's profits slip 9% as media giant shells out an extra £314m for broadcast rights to Premier League football
Sky revenues boom but rising Premier League costs take toll on profits
The dispute between Sky and Discovery is over after an eleventh-hour deal
Sky could not resist one final barb. In an emailed statement, Sky UK CEO Stephen van Rooyen said (emphasis ours): "The deal has been concluded on the right terms after Discovery accepted the proposal we gave them over a week ago. This is a good ...
Discovery and Sky reach deal in the UK, ending blackout risk
Peace talks fuel hopes Discovery will keep channels on Sky ahead of midnight showdown
Sky to keep Discovery and Eurosport TV channels after deal reached hours before they were due to be pulled