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british sky broadcast-sp adr (BSYBY) Snapshot

Open
$60.16
Previous Close
$60.46
Day High
$60.51
Day Low
$60.16
52 Week High
02/25/14 - $63.79
52 Week Low
05/22/13 - $46.45
Market Cap
23.6B
Average Volume 10 Days
56.1K
EPS TTM
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Shares Outstanding
392.7M
EX-Date
03/26/14
P/E TM
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Dividend
$1.57
Dividend Yield
3.36%
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british sky broadcast-sp adr (BSYBY) Details

British Sky Broadcasting Group plc, together with its subsidiaries, operates as a home entertainment and communications company in the United Kingdom and Ireland. It provides television, broadband, and home telephony services. The company operates various television content channels, such as Sky 1, Sky Atlantic, Sky Living, Sky Arts, Sky Sports, Sky Movies, and Sky News. As of June 30, 2013, it had approximately 11.2 million customers in the U.K. and Ireland taking a total of 31.6 million products. The company distributes its content over various platforms, including satellite, cable, IPTV, mobile, and WiFi. It offers access to 165 pay television channels, including 134 Sky distributed channels and 31 Sky channels, as well as approximately 300 free-to-air television and radio channels. The company also sells advertising and sponsorship in its Sky Channels; and online advertising in its network of Websites, as well as mobile advertising, green-button advertising, advertising across its video on demand service, and product placement opportunities. In addition, it acts as the advertising and sponsorship sales representative for 17 channel partners; and provides its services to commercial television customers, including offices, retail outlets, hotels, pubs, and clubs. Further, the company is involved in the wholesale distribution of its channel portfolio to wholesale operators; provision of various betting and gaming services through Internet, phone, and interactive television under the Sky Bet, Sky Poker, Sky Vegas, and Sky Bingo brands; operation of online sports media brands portfolio; and design, development, and manufacture of set-top boxes. British Sky Broadcasting Group plc was incorporated in 1988 and is headquartered in Isleworth, the United Kingdom.

19,413 Employees
Last Reported Date: 07/25/13
Founded in 1988

british sky broadcast-sp adr (BSYBY) Top Compensated Officers

Chief Executive Officer and Executive Directo...
Total Annual Compensation: 2.8M GBP
Chief Financial Officer, Managing Director of...
Total Annual Compensation: 1.4M GBP
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2013.

british sky broadcast-sp adr (BSYBY) Key Developments

British Sky Broadcasting and Twitter Team to Let Customers Stream, Record Shows

British Sky Broadcasting has started a trial of 'WatchOnSky', a new tool on Twitter that lets Sky customers watch or record TV shows, sporting events and movies by clicking icons contained within a Tweet. Twitter users who see #WatchOnSky on Tweets from Sky can expand the Tweet and tap on an icon that directly links to the Sky Go mobile TV service Sky Go to start watching the show. They can also tap the Sky+ 'R' to remotely set their Sky+HD box to record. Sky claims it is the first UK broadcaster to develop a service which lets users access live TV and set recordings via their Twitter timeline.

Northern & Shell Receives Bids For Channel 5 Broadcasting

Northern & Shell Plc has now received several bids for Channel 5 Broadcasting Limited. British Sky Broadcasting Group plc (LSE:BSY) and Discovery Communications, Inc. (NasdaqGS:DISC.A) had made a joint offer for Channel 5 Broadcasting, while Viacom, Inc. (NasdaqGS:VIAB) has also taken part in the sale process, reported Irish Independent citing people familiar with the talks. However, Discovery Communications has dropped out of the bidding, reported Alliance News citing a person with knowledge of the matter. The report by Alliance News said that British Sky Broadcasting and Discovery Communications submitted an offer of approximately £350 million in the second round of bidding, far below the asking price. The reports also added that several other US media companies showed interest early on in the auction but have since exited the process. Mimi Turner, spokeswoman for Northern & Shell, said that Richard Desmond's company will evaluate the bids with advisers in the coming days.

Sky and TalkTalk Join Forces with CityFibre to Create Joint Venture Company

Sky and TalkTalk announced that they have joined forces with CityFibre to create a new company that will deliver ultra-fast broadband services in the City of York. The new joint venture company plans to build network to deliver broadband speeds of 1 Gigabit (1,000 Mbps) direct to tens of thousands of homes and businesses in York, offering customers better quality and value. The new network will leverage CityFibre's existing metro fibre infrastructure in the City. Once the ultra-fast network is in place, Sky and TalkTalk will retail competing broadband services over the new infrastructure, with the first York customers expected to be connected in 2015. The joint venture plans to work with leading global technology provider Fujitsu to deploy the pure fibre FTTP network. It will enable Sky and TalkTalk to offer customers better value for higher speeds than is currently available, increasing both choice and innovation in broadband for consumers.

 

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