Tag Archives: BSkyB

BSkyB negotiating with Arabic news channel

It is reported that BSkyB is currently in talks with an Arabic language news provider with a view to launching the twenty four hour news channel in Arabic under the Sky.. more
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Sky completes channel deal with VM

The satellite broadcaster BSkyB has part completed a deal with Virgin Media that will see the channels that make up Virgin Media TV become part of the BSkyB network. However, it.. more
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BSkyB raises the price of Sky Sports

Sky Sports has been the centre of news attention for a few weeks now and not for any good reasons either, as the main story is the wholesale price cut forced.. more
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BT loses out on Sky Sports offer

On the very day that BT Vision announced its prices for Sky Sports One and Two, BSkyB has increased the wholesale price so that on every sale that BT Vision makes, the company will be making a loss. The question on everyone’s lips is how.. more
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BT signs up for Sky Sports

In around seven weeks’ time the Premier League will kick off for a new season and the 2010 World Cup will have been long forgotten. So now the race is on to sign up the TV rights, especially as the regulator Ofcom has forced the.. more
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Arqiva planning 3D tests

The company behind digital TV in the UK, Arqiva, is currently working on a test that would make 3D television services available to the UK’s terrestrial broadcasters. Initially the testing would take place using a closed user group, possibly in London, although Arqiva has yet.. more
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Sky Sports gets TV rights for Euro 2012

The FIFA World Cup may just be getting into its stride, but already there is a winner emerging from the sidelines and it means additional costs for the England fans. The satellite digital TV provider BSkyB has signed a deal with the organisers of Euro.. more
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Sky to launch “Fairy Tale” bundle

Consumers in the UK are being targeted by the satellite TV and broadband provider BSkyB, with an offer that the company is calling its “Fairy Tale Bundle”, although that could be a matter of opinion depending on the viewpoint. The deal, so far as it.. more
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600,000 viewers watched “Lost” finale

The decision by Sky One to show the “Lost” finale at the same time as it aired in the US was good, but only 68,000 Sky One viewers actually got up early to watch the double episode live! However, thanks to Sky Plus a further.. more
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News Corp makes its move on Sky TV

The Murdoch owned News Corporation has finally made its move on the UK satellite broadcaster BSkyB and the timing of this bid could not be better for News Corp. Currently, News Corp own 39.1 per cent of BSkyB and the firm has offered £7 per.. more
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