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  1. U.K. Cable Giant Virgin Media Strikes Carriage Deal for BT Sport Networks

    4:02 am 8/16/2013

    The company owned by John Malone's Liberty Global will offer the new channels that compete with BSkyB, of which Rupert Murdoch's 21st Century Fox owns 39 percent.Read more

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  2. Sky News Cameraman Killed Covering Violent Clashes in Egypt

    6:54 am 8/14/2013

    UPDATED: "Everyone...is shocked and saddened," says John Ryley, the head of the U.K. network.Read more

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  3. BSkyB Invests in California Tech Start-up 1 Mainstream

    8:32 am 8/5/2013

    The U.K. pay TV giant has also struck a commercial agreement with the company.Read more

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  4. U.K. Debate Over Broadcast Carriage, Retransmission Fees Takes Next Step

    6:29 am 7/30/2013

    A government report says that pay TV giant BSkyB should stop charging public service broadcasters like the BBC and ITV for carrying them, while network bosses look for payments of their own.Read more

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  5. BSkyB Posts Record Fiscal-Year Earnings, Adds 34,000 TV Subs in Quarter

    4:31 pm 7/25/2013

    UPDATED: The U.K. pay TV giant, in which Rupert Murdoch's 21st Century Fox owns a 39 percent stake, had added 20,000 TV subs in the year-ago period.Read more

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  6. U.K. Telecom Giant BT Adds 23,000 Pay TV Subs in Latest Quarter

    3:04 am 7/25/2013

    The company, which is increasingly competing with BSkyB, said more than 500,000 homes have ordered BT Sport, its new sports channels set to launch next week.Read more

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  7. Al Jazeera Sport Buys English Premier League Soccer TV Rights for Middle East

    5:08 am 7/16/2013

    The network acquires broadcast rights for three years, with its head saying the deal will help "extend further our portfolio of top European soccer."Read more

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  8. BSkyB Reaffirms Commitment to 3D TV

    12:19 pm 7/9/2013

    While ESPN and the BBC are ending 3D initiatives, the U.K. pay TV giant says its focus on big events and its role as both a content producer and distributor has made 3D work well for it.Read more

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  9. U.K.'s BSkyB Cleared of Breaking Broadcast Code in Email Hacking Case

    4:46 am 7/1/2013

    British media regulator Ofcom said the pay TV satellite operator, in which Rupert Murdoch's 21st Century Fox owns a 39 percent stake, did not violate rules in the so-called "canoe man" case.Read more

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  10. Study: Value of TV Dramas Imported to Europe Down $1 Billion Since 2008

    3:11 am 6/26/2013

    The European advertising slump, driven by economic problems, is hitting Hollywood and other imports, according to new estimates.Read more

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