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British Sky Broadcasting Group plc (BSY.L)

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British Sky Broadcasting Group plc
Grant Way
Isleworth, TW7 5QD
United Kingdom - Map
Phone: 44 33 3100 0333

Index Membership:N/A
Industry:CATV Systems
Full Time Employees:20,841

Business Summary 

British Sky Broadcasting Group plc, together with its subsidiaries, operates as a home entertainment and communications company in the United Kingdom and Ireland. It retails television, broadband, and telephony services to residential customers, as well as commercial customers, such as offices, retail outlets, hotels, pubs, and clubs; and operates WiFi network across the UK and Europe that provides Internet access to WiFi enabled smart phones, laptops, and entertainment devices. The company also operates various television channels, such as Sky 1, Sky living, Sky Atlantic, Sky arts, Sky 3D, Sky movies, Sky sports, Sky news, Comedy Central, Watch, Gold, Alibi, and Fox, as well as Discovery, Disney, and National Geographic; and offers access to 195 pay television channels, including 134 Sky distributed channels and 32 sky channels, as well as approximately 300 free-to-air television and radio channels. In addition, it offers various services, such as Sky+, Sky HD, Sky Multiscreen, On Demand, Sky Go, Sky Go Extra, Sky Box Office, Sky Store, and NOW TV. Further, the company wholesales Sky Channels to other providers selling advertising on Sky and partner channels; offers a range of betting and gaming services under the Sky Bet, Sky Poker, Sky Vegas, and Sky Bingo brands; sells third party television programs; and sells and installs set-top boxes. As of June 30, 2014, it had 11.5 million customers. The company was incorporated in 1988 and is based in Isleworth, the United Kingdom.

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Key Executives 
Mr. Jeremy Darroch , 51
Chief Exec. Officer and Exec. Director
Mr. Andrew Griffith , 43
Chief Financial Officer, Managing Director of Commercial and Exec. Director
Mr. Didier Lebrat , 53
Chief Technology Officer
Ed Steel ,
Head of Investor Relations
Mr. James Conyers , 49
Gen. Counsel
Amounts are as of Dec 31, 2013 and compensation values are for the last fiscal year ending on that date. Pay is salary, bonuses, etc.Exercised is the value of options exercised during the fiscal year.
Currency in GBp.