BSkyB numbers low, but topper stays put

Clarke, Steve
February 2007
Daily Variety;2/1/2007, Vol. 294 Issue 25, p6
Trade Publication
The article reports that BSkyB CEO James Murdoch denied media speculation that he was joining News Corp. According to the article, the company has reported fewer subscribers in the October-December quarter of 2006. The article mentions that the big investment in broadband services and acquisition of Easynet resulted in lower profits. The article also mentions company's future business plans to face increasing competition.


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