Citations with the tag: BRITISH Sky Broadcasting Group PLC
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- BSkyB bulks up.
Johnson, Debra; McCormick, Nicloe // Broadcasting & Cable; 8/12/96, Vol. 126 Issue 34, p70
No abstract available.
- Digital TV and Internet access.
Johnson, Debra; McCormick, Nicloe // Editor & Publisher; 10/05/96, Vol. 129 Issue 40, p32
Reports on the plan of British Sky Broadcasting to offer access to the Internet through television when it launch its digital satellite television service in 1997.
- BSKyB to put ?12m into millennium projects.
Beale, Claire // Campaign (UK); 02/27/98, Issue 9, p4
States that BSkyB is offering a minimum of 12 million of marketing support behind the Millennium Experience. Aims of the marketing support; Identification of other companies that the satellite broadcaster has joined; Comments from BSkyB's chief executive, Marth Booth.
- BSkyB loses executive-and value.
Kavanagh, Michael // Electronic Media; 06/23/97, Vol. 16 Issue 26, p14
Provides information on problems experienced by BSkyB, referencing the resignation of its chief executive, Sam Chisholm, and an 800 million pound (U.S. $1.28 billion) decline in its stock market valuation. Facotors which caused the company's stock to decline on June 18, 1997.
- BskyB's stock takes wild ride.
Kavanagh, Michael // Electronic Media; 02/23/98, Vol. 17 Issue 9, p10
No abstract available.
- BSkyB settles cable dispute.
Johnson, Debra; McCormick, Nicole // Broadcasting & Cable; 10/28/96, Vol. 126 Issue 45, p84
Reports on British pay-TV operator BSkyB Group PLC's proposal for changes to the controversial charges it bills cable operators for carriage of its satellite channels.
- It's daft to be square.
Johnson, Debra; McCormick, Nicole // New Scientist; 8/1/92, Vol. 135 Issue 1832, p11
Reports that the Independent Television Commission has told satellite broadcaster BSkyB that it can sell the second of the two Marcopolo satellites which it inherited when Sky merged with BSB. As of December 31 BSkyB can do what it likes with the last Marcopolo.
- How the dish ran away with the ratings.
Bose, Mihir // Director (00123242); Nov96, Vol. 50 Issue 4, p62
Focuses on the business success of BSkyB satellite television empire. Achievements of Rupert Murdoch, BSkyB owner; Comments from Brian Haynes, founder of Sky; How BSkyB was formed; Information on the merger between Sky company and BSB.
- BSkyB to launch 11 new channels.
Johnson, Debra // Broadcasting & Cable; 8/05/96, Vol. 126 Issue 33, p69
Reports on BSkyB Group PLC's launching of 11 channels on its analog package starting August 16, 1996.
- Commercial break for BSkyB.
Hilton, Kevin // Pro Sound News; Apr96, Vol. 11 Issue 4, p20
Reports that satellite broadcaster BSkyB Group PLC has installed a commercials play-out system as part of a refurbishment program at its Osterley broadcast center in London, England. Main features of the cache system.
- British Sky Broadcasting.
Dawtrey, Adam // Variety; 08/25/97 Supplement, Vol. 368 Issue 3, p44
Features media and entertainment company British Sky Broadcasting. Impact of the double resignation of chief executive Sam Chisholm and his deputy David Chance; Implications of departure from the British Digital Broadcasting consortium; Withdrawal from its agreement to acquire stake of the...
- British Sky Broadcasting.
Dawtrey, Adam // Variety; 8/26/96 Supplement Creators, Vol. 364 Issue 4, p62
Profiles British Sky Broadcasting. Company background; Business operations; Financial performance.
- BSkyB, CLT: No linkup in works.
Kaye, Jeff; Farrell, Pia // Hollywood Reporter; 12/19/95, Vol. 340 Issue 15, p4
Reports from London on the denial by both British Sky Broadcasting and CLT that they are on the verge of a partnership.
- BSkyB to delay digital.
Kaye, Jeff; Farrell, Pia // Electronic Media; 02/09/98, Vol. 17 Issue 7, p50
Focuses on BSkyB, a television satellite operator, in Great Britain. Details on what the operator will be forced to delay.
- BSkyB plans pizza launch in new year.
Kaye, Jeff; Farrell, Pia // Marketing Week (01419285); 12/4/1997, Vol. 20 Issue 36, p10
Reports that BSkyB Group has introduced the Sky Sports Mega March Pizza in its first food licensing deal.
- Sky marks time as digital dawns.
Bentley, Stephanie // Marketing Week (01419285); 5/14/1998, Vol. 21 Issue 11, p14
Focuses on the television station BSkyB's transition to digital television, while highlighting the increase in the drop-out rate of subscribers to that station. Comments by David Cuff, broadcast director at Initiative Media; Reason for the increase in the drop-out rate; Total amount of money...
- BSkyB to boost films on digital.
Bentley, Stephanie // Marketing Week (01419285); 5/21/1998, Vol. 21 Issue 12, p15
Reports that BSkyB company may launch four more movie channels, as part of its first raft of digital satellite channels in Great Britain. Channels offered by BSkyB; What BSkyB is proposing to launch; Launching of BSkyB's first package of channels in June 1998; In-depth look at BSkyB and its...
- Opportunity knocks for digital.
Townsend, Chris // Marketing Week (01419285); 6/18/1998, Vol. 21 Issue 16, p16
Focuses on the launch of digital satellite by BSkyB television in Great Britain in June 1998. Information on interactive services provided by British Interactive Broadcasting; How BSkyB subscribers will access the services; Details on the launch of British Digital Broadcasting.
- The global 50.
Dawtrey, Adam // Variety; 8/28/95 90th Anniversay Issue, Vol. 360 Issue 4, p48
Reports on the business performance of British Sky Broadcasting Group PLC. Dominance in the United Kingdom (UK); Challenges faced by the company; BSkyB's membership in a consortium bidding for UK's Channel 5 license.
- Report: BSkyB dashing to dish out 7 new channels.
Marich, Robert // Hollywood Reporter; 9/6/95, Vol. 338 Issue 42, p4
Reports on developments related to the British Sky Broadcasting PLC's cable television operations. Launching of seven satellite-cable television channels; Completion of deals to carry British versions of the Disney Channel and the Playboy Channel.
- BSkyB polishes it playlist.
Amdur, Meredith // Broadcasting & Cable; 8/2/93, Vol. 123 Issue 31, p24
Reports on satellite broadcaster BSkyB's Sky One unveiling of its `fall program launch.' Image campaign designed to lure subscribers; Slate of miniseries; Weekend lineup.
- What it's really like inside.
Amdur, Meredith // Marketing (00253650); 2/3/2010, p47
The article offers information on British Sky Broadcasting Group PLC (BSkyB), with an employee of more than 15,000 in Great Britain.
- BSkyB tunes in to new bundle push.
Amdur, Meredith // Marketing Week (01419285); 11/11/2010, Vol. 33 Issue 46, p38
The article offers updates on the moves of British Sky Broadcasting Group PLC (BskyB) on cross-promoting its broadband, telephone and television (TV) series in Great Britain.
- PPV, digital terrestrial near for BSkyB.
McCormick, Nicole; Shepherd, Lloyd // Broadcasting & Cable; 02/10/97, Vol. 127 Issue 6, p49
Reports on pay-TV group BSkyB Group PLC's plan to offer its first movie pay-per-view event in spring 1997. Managing director Sam Chisolm's confirmation of the capability of its digital satellite decoder; BSkyB's pretax profits for the six months ending December 31, 1996.
- BSkyB to go public.
McCormick, Nicole; Shepherd, Lloyd // MediaWeek; 10/10/94, Vol. 4 Issue 39, p4
Reports on the plan of British Sky Broadcasting to publicly offer 20 percent of its business by Christmas of 1994. Operating profits of the company.
- BSkyB sets fall '97 to orbit 100 channels.
Dawtrey, Adam; Boehm, Erich // Variety; 5/13/96, Vol. 363 Issue 2, p60
Reports on the confirmation of plans to open its digital satellite television service in fall 1997, by the British Sky Broadcasting. Capacity of the satellite; Announcement coinciding with BSkyB's third quarter financial results; Statistical information pertaining to the financial results;...
- BSkyB firms terms for its digital launch.
Boehm, Erich; Herskovitz, Jon // Variety; 05/12/97, Vol. 367 Issue 2, p47
Reports on British Sky Broadcasting's confirmation of plans to establish British Interactive Broadcasting and to place an order for one million set-top boxes.
- BSkyB plans promo push.
Clarke, Steve // Variety; 9/19/94, Vol. 356 Issue 8, p40
Reports on British Sky Broadcasting's promotional campaign. Operating profit; Accumulated debts; Purpose of the promotional campaign; Amount of promotion; Expected number of viewers by Christmas 1994; Statistics on current home viewers.
- Sky closes print title.
Clarke, Steve // PRWeek (London); 10/21/2011, p19
The article reports on the decision of British Sky Broadcasting Group PLC (BSkyB) to close the print version of the "Sky Magazine" in Great Britain.
- BSkyB homes total 4 mil.
Clarke, Steve // Hollywood Reporter; 1/6/95, Vol. 335 Issue 25, p72
Reports on an increase in the number of subscribers for the Great Britain-based satellite television company British Sky Broadcasting Group PLC. Major shareholders in the company.
- BSkyB lineup dishing out Par, Dis, History channels.
Kaye, Jeff // Hollywood Reporter; 10/3/95, Vol. 339 Issue 12, p4
Announces that British Sky Broadcasting will add seven channels to its multichannel package including a Paramount Television mix of old and current series from the studio. Total number of channels; Offer of premium service on the Disney Channel UK; Launching of new channels.
- BSkyB eyes move into U.K. film market.
Boehm, Erich // Variety; 04/21/97, Vol. 366 Issue 12, p8
Reports on British Sky Broadcasting's rumored plans to enter the film market in Great Britain. Plans to create a new division called BSkyB Films for the purpose.
- BSkyB to stop `bundling'.
Boehm, Erich // Hollywood Reporter; 3/14/95, Vol. 336 Issue 20, pI-7
Reports on British Sky Broadcasting Group PLC's statement that it will adhere to a number of practices concerning the supply of programming to cable outlets.
- Best ongoing use of TV.
Boehm, Erich // Campaign (UK); Jun2010 Thinkbox Supplement, p10
The article discusses an overview on the campaign of the satellite broadcasting company Sky in developing its television planning to maximize efficiency and impact on families in Great Britain.
- Sky hints at promoting phone and HD products.
Boehm, Erich // Marketing Week (01419285); 10/28/2010, Vol. 33 Issue 44, p8
The article reports on the plan of British Sky Broadcasting Group PLC (BSkyB) to increase cross-promotion of its broadband, telephone and television services as the company nearly hits 10 million customer target for three months promotional push in Great Britain.
- Interactive TV boost for retail.
Thomas, Daniel // Computer Weekly; 9/19/2002, p6
Reports the inauguration of Sky Digital of one-stop television shopping portal. Accessibility of integrated portal through the Sky Active iTV service; Offer of the product of the subscribers of Sky Digital; Demand for shopping services on television.
- BSkyB readies new TV service.
Boehm, Erich // Daily Variety; 7/19/2001, Vol. 272 Issue 33, p8
No abstract available.
- BSkyB halts plans for music channel.
Boehm, Erich // Music Week; 9/7/2002, Issue 36, p1
Reports that the BskyB has postponed its plans to launch a pay-per-view video music channel due to a lack of commitment by labels to supply exclusive promotions. Services offered by the digital station MX Sky Box Office; Comments of Emap executive Trevor Dann on the postponement of the digital...
- HR Impact Awards.
Boehm, Erich // Personnel Today; 11/27/2007 The Winners Supplement, p7
The article announces that broadcasting firm British Sky Broadcasting Group PLC has received HR Impact Award from periodical "Personnel Today."
- Union clashes with sky over new bonus scheme.
Reade, Quentin // Personnel Today; 4/2/2002, p2
Reports the clash between the introduction of bonus scheme by Sky company and the broadcast union Bectu in Scotland. Decline in the earnings of employees; Commitment of Bectu to support members in claims to the tribunals; Dependency of the staff on additional income from overtime and bonus scheme.
- Sky Scottish to fold after poor showing.
Reade, Quentin // Marketing Week (01419285); 04/09/98, Vol. 21 Issue 6, p12
Reports on the failure of BSkyB's attempt to show more local programming to Scottish television viewers, with the collapse of Sky Scottish. When the satellite channel will fold; Refernece to statistics from Barb; Comments made by Donald Emslie, managing director of SMG's Broadcasting division.
- Overpowered by Sky Digital's `complete empowerment' offer.
Douglas, Torin // Marketing Week (01419285); 09/24/98, Vol. 21 Issue 30, p19
Comments on the availability of digital television in Great Britain, with reference to Sky Digital company. Scheduled launch of digital television; Reference to the bargain offer sent by Sky Digital to its analogue customers; Information on a letter sent by Sky Digital to its customers...
- Set-top technology confusion impairs digital's UK launch.
Douglas, Torin // Campaign (UK); 02/27/98, Issue 9, p10
States that digital television, may cause confusion among United Kingdom television viewers between two competing technologies. What broadcasters are planning to use; When BSkyB, is launching its 200-channel digital satellite television service.
- SkySport rejigs to step up web activity.
Rosier, Ben // Marketing (00253650); 08/17/2000, p10
Reports on British Sky Broadcasting's plan to relaunch its SkySports.com web site in September 2000 in line with its media activity. Appointment of Arthur Andersen to handle back-end work; Budget for the redesign.
- BSkyB sales, sub count rise.
Dawtrey, Adam // Daily Variety; 5/14/2002, Vol. 275 Issue 53, p6
Focuses on the rise in sales of BSkyB Group PLC in London, England. Addition of subscribers; Citation of the company's average revenue.
- Taurus gets Rupe riches.
Kohl, Christian // Daily Variety; 5/14/2002, Vol. 275 Issue 53, p6
Reports the deal between BSkyB Group PLC and Taurus Holding in Cologne, Germany.
- BSkyB nears subs target as digital switch rolls on.
Robey, Tim // Daily Variety; 11/06/2000, Vol. 269 Issue 46, p12
Reports that BSkyB Group PLC is nearing its targeted number of pay television subscribers in Great Britain by year-end 2000. Current number of pay television subscribers signed by the company; Overview on the financial performance of BSkyB in 2000.
- BSkyB stays tight-lipped over McCoy resignation.
Robey, Tim // Personnel Today; 4/15/2003, p4
The Great Britain-basedbroadcaster, BSkyB has had a senior HR staff reshuffle after group HR director Craig McCoy resigned following controversy over union recognition as of April 2003. McCoy left in March 2003 after threatening that jobs would be lost if staff voted in favor of union recognition.
- Sky digital text service first to include adverts.
Robey, Tim // New Media Age; 8/8/2002, p7
Focuses on the revamp of the digital text service of Sky in Great Britain as of August 2002, enabling viewers to continue watching television while browsing the text services. Estimated number of pages which viewers can access; Interactive revenue; Number of subscribers to Sky; Decline in...
- Sky gets charity help to keep iTV gamblers safe.
Robey, Tim // New Media Age; 10/31/2002, p1
Presents information on the plan of Sky and gambling charity Gamcare to develop a kitemark scheme for all betting and gaming interactive television services of Sky in Great Britain. Benefit of the kitemark scheme; Features of the kitemark scheme.