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  1. Viacom to Acquire U.K.'s Channel 5 for $760 Million

    5:26 am 4/15/2014

    UPDATED: Entrepreneur Richard Desmond had bought the broadcaster for $171 million a few years ago and sought $1.1 billion, while Discovery dropped out of the auction after a bid of $585 million.Read more

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  2. BSkyB Unveils Details of 'Buy & Keep' Movie Service

    12:00 am 4/2/2014

    The U.K. pay TV giant, in which Rupert Murdoch's 21st Century Fox owns a 39 percent stake, has strong relationships with Hollywood studios and will offer new titles for download for $23.27 along with a DVD.Read more

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  3. Chiwetel Ejiofor, 'Fifty Shades of Grey's' Jamie Dornan Win U.K. Broadcasting Press Guild Awards

    5:00 am 3/28/2014

    ITV drama "Broadchurch," which is set for a U.S. reboot on Fox, picked up three awards, including one for creator Chris Chibnall and actress Olivia Colman, at a ceremony in the British capital.Read more

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  4. BSkyB to Launch 'Buy and Keep' Movie Service Within Weeks

    9:03 am 3/18/2014

    CFO Andrew Griffith says the U.K. pay TV giant, in which Rupert Murdoch's 21st Century Fox owns a 39 percent stake, will unveil the offer soon in a move that sees it taking on DVD and movie sellers. Read more

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  5. BBC and Sky Seal Retransmission Fees Deal

    9:44 am 2/28/2014

    The pact between the public broadcaster and the U.K. satellite operator BSkyB, in which Rupert Murdoch's 21st Century Fox owns a 39 percent stake, means the BBC channels will be available to satellite users.Read more

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  6. U.K. Telecom Giant BT Wins Court Appeal Against BSkyB Pricing

    6:40 am 2/17/2014

    The satellite operator, in which Rupert Murdoch's 21st Century Fox owns a 39 percent stake, says it will continue to fight on in the wholesale pricing battle.Read more

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  7. U.K. Telecom Giant BT Reports Improved Pay TV Sub Growth in Latest Quarter

    3:39 am 1/31/2014

    The company that has increasingly competed with BSkyB, in which Rupert Murdoch's 21st Century Fox owns a 39 percent stake, doubled its customer growth compared with the year-ago period.Read more

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  8. BSkyB Posts Better-Than-Expected Results

    12:09 am 1/30/2014

    UPDATED: The U.K. pay TV giant also announces a five-year exclusive deal with HBO, while playing down the impact of aggressive competition for customers with sports rights rival BT.Read more

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  9. U.K.'s ITV to Launch Drama Channel on Sky Platform

    1:47 am 1/29/2014

    The commercial broadcaster will roll out ITV Encore across the U.K. satellite operator, in which Rupert Murdoch's 21st Century Fox owns a 39 percent stake.Read more

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  10. BSkyB, Vodafone Deal Chatter Continues

    3:13 am 1/20/2014

    The U.K. pay TV giant, in which Rupert Murdoch's 21st Century Fox owns a 39 percent stake, and the telecom firm could benefit from increased cooperation or even a combination, say analysts.Read more

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