Digital TV News: British Sky Broadcasting (BSkyB)

Pay TV market to reach $254.77bn by 2025
Aug 16, 2017 – The global pay TV market is expected to reach USD 254.77 billion by 2025, according to Grand View Research. The development of new platforms coupled with wider content options has driven the market growth.
News categories: Grand View Research, Cable TV, Digital TV, IPTV, Market Research, Satellite, Worldwide

Sky completes Sky Italia and Sky Deutschland deals
Nov 13, 2014 – Sky has created Europe’s leading entertainment company after completing the acquisition of Sky Italia and a majority interest in Sky Deutschland. The enlarged group will serve 20 million customers across five countries: Italy, Germany, Austria, the UK and Ireland.
News categories: BSkyB, Jeremy Darroch, Austria, Germany, Ireland, Italy, MandA, Satellite, UK

Emerging markets driving growth in pay-TV market
Feb 18, 2014 – Infonetics Research has released excerpts from its 1st edition Pay TV Subscriber Database. The top 5 satellite providers by subscribers are DIRECTV US, DISH Network, DIRECTV Latin America, Tata Sky, and BSkyB.
News categories: Infonetics Research, Jeff Heynen, Cable TV, Digital TV, IPTV, Market Research, Satellite, Subscribers, Worldwide

IPTV upstarts in Brazil, Russia, Europe winning subscribers from pay TV incumbents
Jul 8, 2013 – Infonetics Research has released excerpts from its new Pay TV Subscriber Database. China Telecom is the world leader in telco IPTV subscribers, with 20.5 million subscribers as of 4Q12.
News categories: Infonetics, Cable TV, Digital TV, IPTV, Market Research, Satellite, Subscribers

Roku receives $60 Million investment
May 29, 2013 – Roku has announced that it has received a $60 million investment. The investment will fuel Roku's growth. Best known for its lineup of popular streaming players, the company is extending its streaming platform by working with other consumer electronics brands.
News categories: Roku, Set Top Box, Streaming, Venture Capital

NXP Chipset to Power New Amstrad HD DVR
Mar 9, 2009 – NXP has announced that its complete DVB-S2/MPEG-4 digital video recorder (DVR) set-top box (STB) solution has been incorporated in the latest Amstrad (LSE:BSY) DRX780UK HD satellite receiver.
News categories: NXP, Amstrad, Digital TV, DVR, Satellite, Semiconductor, Set Top Box, UK

British Sky Broadcasting - 1st Quarter Results
Nov 2, 2007 – Net DTH customer growth of 83,000 reflected good new DTH customer additions and, despite retail price changes, a further improvement in churn to 11.3%, the lowest for five quarters.
News categories: BSkyB, Earnings Release, AGM Statement, Broadband, Digital TV, Ireland, Results, Satellite, Subscribers, UK