BSkyB adds 113,000 TV subscribers in 2Q 2015Wednesday, July 29th, 2015
SKY plc has announced results for the twelve months ended 30 June 2015.
Across its five territories – BSkyB (UK, Ireland), Sky Deutschland (Germany, Austria) & Sky Italia (Italy) – Sky added just under a million new customers at 973,000. This was 45% more than the prior year and included 158,000 new customers in Q4. At the same time, Sky increased its paid-for subscription products by 4.6 million for the year, reflecting strong demand across the breadth of its offering. This included 829,000 new paid-for products in Q4.
In its results presentation, Sky confirmed that, from the end of 2017, it is planning to deploy a unified set-top box to cover all of its five territories.
UK and Ireland (BSkyB)
Quarterly TV growth increased by 49% to 113,000, while broadband additions of 96,000 were up 92% year on year.
In the UK and Ireland, Sky connected more than one million set-top boxes to the internet to surpass 7 million households.