Top 10 Media & Broadcasting Companies in UK 2015

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1. Sky

Sky, formerly British Sky Broadcasting Group plc, provides pay Television service to the customers in UK and Ireland.

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It broadcasts news, movies, pay per view events and sports. It also offers broadband and telephony services. It has over 20 million subscribers in 4 countries. 21st Century Fox holds a 39.1% stake in the company. Its Now TV provides users with the access to the Sky’s content. It has 7 Sky Sports channels which broadcast a wide range of sports, news and information from football to cricket to golf to tennis. Its entertainment channels include Sky Living, Sky 1, Sky Arts and Sky Atlantic. It also offers Sky News. It has Sky Media which is an advertising sales house and it gives 125 channels to the advertisers to promote their products and services. It was founded in November 1990, is listed on the LSE (London stock exchange) and is a member of the FTSE 100 index. Jeremy Darroch serves as the CEO of the company. The company is a market leader in satellite TV in UK which forms a major part of the pay TV industry.

Revenue: £7,632 million



Ranking Criteria

The criteria used for ranking the companies is by annual revenue. The company with the highest revenue is ranked first.

1. All companies in the sector are listed down

2. Their 2014 FY revenues are taken

3. Top 10 are selected and are listed