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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
Fax: 44 33 3100 0444

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Industry:CATV Systems
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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 provides television, broadband, and home telephony services. The company operates various television content channels, such as Sky 1, Sky Atlantic, Sky Living, Sky Arts, Sky Sports, Sky Movies, and Sky News. As of June 30, 2013, it had approximately 11.2 million customers in the U.K. and Ireland taking a total of 31.6 million products. The company distributes its content over various platforms, including satellite, cable, IPTV, mobile, and WiFi. It offers access to 165 pay television channels, including 134 Sky distributed channels and 31 Sky channels, as well as approximately 300 free-to-air television and radio channels. The company also sells advertising and sponsorship in its Sky Channels; and online advertising in its network of Websites, as well as mobile advertising, green-button advertising, advertising across its video on demand service, and product placement opportunities. In addition, it acts as the advertising and sponsorship sales representative for 17 channel partners; and provides its services to commercial television customers, including offices, retail outlets, hotels, pubs, and clubs. Further, the company is involved in the wholesale distribution of its channel portfolio to wholesale operators; provision of various betting and gaming services through Internet, phone, and interactive television under the Sky Bet, Sky Poker, Sky Vegas, and Sky Bingo brands; operation of online sports media brands portfolio; and design, development, and manufacture of set-top boxes. British Sky Broadcasting Group plc was incorporated in 1988 and is headquartered 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.