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Discovery, BSkyB eye joint Channel 5 bid

UK broadcaster’s sale, which owner Richard Demond bought for £104m in 2010 and now values at £700m, has attracted interest from across the globe Asia homepage

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Vodafone, BSkyB in talks to curb BT’s broadband reach: report

Vodafone and BSkyB have held high-level discussions on how to curb BT's growing reach over the broadband market, the Sunday Times reported, citing senior sources. The newspaper said the talks illustrate the extent to which the once-staid telecoms operator has … Continue reading

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BSkyB signs deal with Twitter to show Champions League clips

LONDON (Reuters) – Britain's dominant pay-TV provider BSkyB has struck a deal with social networking site Twitter to show clips from European Champions League soccer matches to help promote its new contract-free online service. The clips will be fed through … Continue reading

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UK regulator finds BSkyB ‘fit and proper’

British Sky Broadcasting is a “fit and proper” company to hold an operating license, U.K. regulators said Thursday in response to the phone hacking scandal that engulfed the parent company. But it criticized the former CEO and chairman, James Murdoch, … Continue reading

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UK regulator finds BSkyB ‘fit and proper’

British Sky Broadcasting is a “fit and proper” company to hold an operating license, U.K. regulators said Thursday in response to the phone hacking scandal that engulfed the parent company. But it criticized the former CEO and chairman, James Murdoch, … Continue reading

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Ofcom rules BSkyB ‘fit and proper’

Broadcasting regulator says James Murdoch ‘fell short’ of conduct expected of him at News International during the phone-hacking scandal Financial Times – Asia homepage

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Ofcom escalates probe into BSkyB

Rupert Murdoch faces a greater threat to his UK media business as Ofcom requests access to documents in relation to civil litigation Financial Times – Asia homepage

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James Murdoch steps down as BSkyB chairman

Media executive James Murdoch, under pressure over his role in Britain’s tabloid phone hacking scandal, has stepped down as chairman of British Sky Broadcasting PLC, the company announced Tuesday. Tech News Headlines – Yahoo! News

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Murdoch resigns as BSkyB chairman

James Murdoch has stepped down from his post chief executive of BSkyB following the controversy surrounding the UK phone-hacking scandal Financial Times – Asia homepage

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Challenge to Murdoch grip on BSkyB

Team set up to scrutinise material emerging from Leveson inquiry and police investigations into phone hacking and corrupting public officials Financial Times – Asia homepage

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