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    1. July 29, 2015

      Sky shrugs off competition after adding 1m European customers

      Sky has shrugged off fierce competition, including from BT and Netflix, to add nearly 1m customers across Europe in the...

    2. April 21, 2015

      Sky reports accelerating customer growth in first quarter of 2015

      Sky has continued its run of accelerating customer growth — with the number of new subscribers in the past quarter...

    1. March 18, 2015

      Sky raises prices after Premier League auction

      Sky has made an unseasonal increase to the price of its television packages – just five weeks after agreeing to pay...

    2. February 13, 2015

      Sky’s centre forward sets a tough goal

      Fifteen months ago Sky lost the rights to Champions League football to its big rival BT, dealing a blow to its chief...

    3. February 10, 2015

      Shankly denialist Sky pays fat price for football rights dominance

      Football is a matter of life and death to Sky, if not to Bill Shankly, who rated it more highly. For all its talk of...

    4. February 4, 2015

      Sky reports highest UK customer growth since 2005

      Sky has heralded its push into “pay-light” television services as it reported the fastest customer growth in the UK and...

    5. January 29, 2015

      Sky to start selling mobile phone contracts with Telefónica

      Sky will start selling mobile phone contracts from 2016, following its arch-rival BT into the market for “quadplay”...

    6. December 4, 2014

      Sky Bet a successful accumulator for Darroch, trophy asset builder

      CVC made Jeremy Darroch an offer he could not refuse. The private equity business is purchasing the online gaming arm...

    7. November 28, 2014

      Telecoms groups seek share of TV limelight

      The pipes are fighting back. For years, making television shows has garnered more attention rather than providing the...

    8. October 16, 2014

      When shares fall off a cliff, deal-doers are left running on thin air

      All battle plans evaporate on contact with the enemy, which for City deal-doers is a slumping equities market. A 10 per...

    9. October 16, 2014

      BSkyB profits beat market forecasts

      BSkyB reported stronger than expected growth in both profit and customer demand in the three months to the end of...

    10. July 27, 2014

      Pubs turn away from live sport channels to lure customers

      Pub companies and landlords are turning their back on live sport as a magnet for attracting customers and darkening...

    11. July 25, 2014

      BSkyB to pay up to £7.4bn to acquire European sister companies

      BSkyB has opened the way to the biggest transformation in its 25-year history, agreeing to pay up to £7.4bn to acquire...

    12. July 23, 2014

      BSkyB nears deal to create ‘Sky Europe’

      BSkyB is poised to confirm its European expansion on Friday by announcing a deal to acquire its sister companies in...

    13. May 30, 2014

      BSkyB’s head of content to step down

      The architect of BSkyB’s move into high-quality TV drama is to leave the company, as it seeks to build a stronger...

    14. May 16, 2014

      BT vs Sky: who won the football game?

      Another Premier League football season has come to a close following a long and unpredictable title race. Off the...

    15. May 1, 2014

      Sky points to customer growth to reassure investors

      British Sky Broadcasting has heralded a surge in television customers as it seeks to reassure investors about the...

    16. FT Data

      January 31, 2014

      Sky vs BT: the audience battle

      By Henry Mance BSkyB and BT have both committed billions of pounds to sports rights over the past two years – as they...

    17. January 30, 2014

      BSkyB reports rise in sales despite ‘noisy’ competition

      BSkyB has tried to shrug off the “noisy” competition from its rival BT, claiming that high-tech products and high-end...

    18. November 20, 2013

      Sky puts pressure on BT to sign wholesale football rights deal

      Sky has raised the pressure on BT to agree a wholesale deal for sports coverage, pledging to make its channels...

    19. July 26, 2013

      BSkyB shrugs off threat from BT’s launch of sports channels

      British Sky Broadcasting shrugged off the mounting threat posed by BT in televised sport on Friday, as robust annual...

    20. June 28, 2013

      The Pursuits Interview: Jeremy Darroch and David Brailsford

      In 1982, when Mandy Jones became world champion, life for Britain’s top cyclists was rather different. Jones spent much...

    21. May 2, 2013

      BSkyB takes first advantage in battle for phone and TV customers

      BSkyB has revealed strong growth in subscription numbers in the third quarter, ahead of the relaunch of a rival TV...

    22. March 1, 2013

      BSkyB buys Telefónica’s UK broadband arm

      British Sky Broadcasting is to acquire Telefónica UK’s broadband business for £180m, less than a month after rival...

    23. January 31, 2013

      BSkyB to roll out targeted advert service

      British Sky Broadcasting is to launch internet-style advertising on live TV this summer, allowing smaller local...

    24. November 1, 2012

      James Murdoch survives vote at BSkyB

      James Murdoch breezed through a potentially tempestuous annual meeting at British Sky Broadcasting, drawing a line...

    25. September 25, 2012

      BSkyB chief’s pay packet exceeds £7m

      Jeremy Darroch, chief executive of BSkyB, received total pay and benefits worth more than £7m in the financial year to...

    26. September 20, 2012

      Sky clear but clouds remain for Murdochs

      An Ofcom verdict has left British Sky Broadcasting free to explore pastures new in UK broadcasting but planted...

    27. July 26, 2012

      BSkyB shines, but shares still in shadow

      Even if Bradley Wiggins’ Tour de France triumph (mentioned twice in the results statement) had not taken place, BSkyB...

    28. July 26, 2012

      BSkyB suffers slowdown in revenue growth

      British Sky Broadcasting suffered a slowdown in revenue growth in the year to the end of June, reflecting slowing...

    29. June 15, 2012

      BSkyB pays high price for BT challenge

      At BSkyB headquarters in west London, a call was received last Friday that horrified senior executives – the Premier...

    30. May 4, 2012

      BSkyB distances itself from News Corp

      British Sky Broadcasting has moved to distance itself from News Corp, its biggest shareholder, ahead of Ofcom’s...

    31. May 2, 2012

      BSkyB results a ‘mixed bag’

      British Sky Broadcasting on Wednesday reported a jump in the number of subscribers to its broadband, pay-television and...

    32. May 2, 2012

      Ofcom must rise above hate storm on BSkyB

      In one respect it would be desirable for Ofcom to rule unconditionally that British Sky Broadcasting is fit and proper...

    33. May 2, 2012

      US senators raise heat on Murdoch

      Two Democratic senators have turned up the political pressure on News Corp, reviving questions about whether a scandal...

    34. May 2, 2012

      InterContinental lifted by payout hopes

      Cash return hopes lifted InterContinental Hotels to a five-year high in a falling London market on Wednesday. The...

    35. March 19, 2012

      Sky pulled news story on F1 shares

      The chief executive of British Sky Broadcasting ordered a news story to be removed from the Sky News website after an...

    36. January 31, 2012

      BSkyB joins battle for internet TV subscribers

      British Sky Broadcasting has stepped up its battle against the Lovefilm and Netflix online movie providers with the...

    37. October 28, 2011

      BSkyB chief awarded £2.2m bonus

      Jeremy Darroch, the chief executive of BSkyB, was awarded a £2.2m retention bonus in shares during News Corp’s failed...

    38. October 19, 2011

      BSkyB squeezes more out of subscribers

      British Sky Broadcasting has increased its reliance on existing customers over the past three months as the pay-TV...

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