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  1. BSkyB Acquires Parthenon to Distribute Its Original Content Abroad

    1:17 am 7/27/2012

    The U.K. pay TV giant is eyeing additional revenue from self-distributing programs internationally, which it says will allow it to "reinvest even more in the U.K.’s creative economy."Read more

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  2. BSkyB's Now TV Streaming Service to Add Sports Late This Year

    8:20 am 7/26/2012

    The new standalone online video service will start offering TV programs from the company's entertainment channels in 2013.Read more

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  3. Roku Raises $45 Million from Rupert Murdoch's News Corp., BSkyB, Others

    1:18 am 7/26/2012

    The streaming video receiver provider will use the capital infusion for branding, its international expansion and new services. Read more

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  4. BSkyB Posts Record Fiscal-Year Operating Profit, Quarterly TV Sub Growth Slows

    11:17 pm 7/25/2012

    UPDATED: The U.K. satellite TV giant added 20,000 pay TV customers in the latest quarter, compared with 40,000 in the year-ago period.Read more

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  5. U.K. Telecom Firm BT Posts Slower Pay TV Sub Growth in Latest Quarter

    9:12 am 7/25/2012

    The company added 21,000 customers for its BT Vision service, which hopes to regain momentum when it starts showing English soccer games next year. Read more

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  6. Sky Living High Flier Jane Johnson Leaves BSkyB

    4:43 am 7/23/2012

    Johnson steps down to build a TV, print and digital consultancy after a year and half in the role.Read more

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  7. BSkyB Head of Comedy Lucy Lumsden Names Executive Team



    3:10 am 7/19/2012

    The former BBC executive announces promotions and hires amid the pay TV company's increased investment into original programming, including comedy.Read more

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  8. Analysts Discuss Benefits and Risks of BSkyB's Online Video Service Now TV

    9:13 am 7/16/2012

    While the U.K. pay TV giant can take on streamers Netflix and LoveFilm, some fear cannibalization, cord cutting and "a potentially dangerous move away from the bundled approach."Read more

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  9. BSkyB to Launch Standalone Internet TV Service Now TV on Tuesday

    2:33 am 7/16/2012

    UPDATED: The service that will target the market, in which Amazon.com's LoveFilm and Netflix are already playing, will cost $23 for a monthly subscription, with BSkyB betting that it won't encourage cord cutting.Read more

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  10. BSkyB Study Finds U.K. Pay TV Giant Contributes $8.4 Billion to Economy

    9:36 am 7/5/2012

    The company says it also supports 120,000 jobs as media regulator Ofcom continues to probe if it is "fit and proper" to own a broadcast license.Read more

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