TITLE

BSkyB feud hurts Virgin

AUTHOR(S)
Clarke, Steve
PUB. DATE
May 2007
SOURCE
Daily Variety;5/10/2007, Vol. 295 Issue 28, p4
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that Virgin Media is bracing for the loss of more subscribers due to a dispute with Satcaster BSkyB. The dispute led BSkyB to pull a number of its channels from the Virgin platform. Virgin reported a loss of 46,900 customers as sales dipped five percent to $2.04 million. Virgin Media chief executive officer Steve Burch said that they are flagging up the possibility that television additions may not be as strong and could be negative.
ACCESSION #
25059182

 

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