Sky

Sky is a telecommunications firm that provides voice, television and broadband services for commercial and residential sectors. Read more

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Sky

Sky is a telecommunications firm that provides voice, television and broadband services for commercial and residential sectors. Read more

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CEO

Dana Strong

CEO Approval Rating

82/100

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BT Group is a top competitor of Sky. BT Group was founded in 1846, and is headquartered in London, England. Like Sky, BT Group also competes in the Telecommunication Services field. BT Group generates $8.6B more revenue vs. Sky.

Virgin Media is seen as one of Sky's top competitors. Virgin Media is headquartered in Reading, England, and was founded in 1993. Like Sky, Virgin Media also operates in the Telecommunication Services field. Virgin Media generates 37% the revenue of Sky.

TalkTalk has been one of Sky's top competitors. TalkTalk's headquarters is in Salford, England, and was founded in 2003. Like Sky, TalkTalk also works within the Telecommunication Services industry. TalkTalk generates 10% of Sky's revenue.

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Growth Score - 1/1

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Sky Acquisitions

COMPANY ACQUIRED
ACQUISITION DATE
AMOUNT
DESCRIPTION
Avanti Media Limited

Jan 2018

Source »
undisclosed
Avanti Media is an entertainment company that produces documentaries, current affairs and arts programs for television broadcasters.
Homedia SA

May 2017

Source »
undisclosed
Homedia is a video on demand platform that offers digital voice services and wireless delivery of videos and pictures to smartphones and connected TVs.
Diagonal View Ltd.

Mar 2017

Source »
undisclosed
Diagonal View is engaged in the production and distribution of online video content.
True North Productions

Jan 2017

Source »
undisclosed
True North Productions is a television production firm that offers factual programmes for the ITV, BBC and Channel 4.

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MTV Italia

Aug 2015

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undisclosed
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These are all the companies that Sky has acquired. Sky has acquired 7 companies and its latest acquisition was Avanti Media Limited in Jan 2018. Avanti Media is an entertainment company that produces documentaries, current affairs and arts programs for television broadcasters.

Sky Funding History

No recent funding data found related to Sky

Sky Investments

COMPANY

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AMOUNT

INVESTMENT DATE

ROUND

EXIT DATE

Papercup is an AI-based firm that develops video translation software for the media industry.
$10.5M
Dec 09, 2020
Venture Round
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Longboat is a film production company that produces and creates feature films and television programs.
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May 05, 2020
Equity
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True To Nature is a media company that provides wildlife TV show content production and distribution services.
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Aug 06, 2019
Equity
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iflix is a web and mobile-based application that allows users to watch television programs and movies.
$50M
Jul 21, 2019
Equity
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You.i TV develops a SaaS-based platform that allows TV and media companies to build streaming applications.
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May 08, 2019
Series C
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These are all the companies that Sky has invested in. Sky has invested 7 companies and its latest investment was Avanti Media Limited in Jan 2018. Avanti Media is an entertainment company that produces documentaries, current affairs and arts programs for television broadcasters.

Sky News

May 7, 2021Global Legal Chronicle

Sky Deutschland AG Before The Munich Higher Regional Court

Hengeler Mueller represented the respondent, Sky Deutschland Holdings GmbH, in the appraisal proceedi... See more »
May 7, 2021Daily Express

Sky Q adds another popular app, but the timing could not be worse

SKY Q has announced support for a hugely popular fitness service ...but the timing of the announcemen... See more »
May 6, 2021Telecompaper

Sky opens new retail shop in Glasgow

(Telecompaper) Sky is opening a new retail shop in Glasgow on 06 May, located at 229-249 Buchanan Str... See more »
May 6, 2021TechRadar India

Sky Q adds Peloton to its suite of TV fitness apps

Despite a difficult week, Peloton is expanding its in-home fitness services for Sky customers.... See more »
May 4, 2021Daily Express

After Sky Q's Line Of Duty update, viewers can now try these new Star Wars features too

SKY Q viewers can now try out these fan-favourite quotes to launch a specially-crafted Star Wars page... See more »
May 3, 2021Telecompaper

Sky Italia to air Bundesliga, Ligue 1 games

(Telecompaper) Pay-TV broadcaster Sky Italia said it has reached deals to air games from the top tier... See more »
May 3, 2021Telecompaper

Sky Italia launches Sky Wifi broadband offer for non-TV clients

(Telecompaper) Satellite broadcaster Sky Italia has begun to offer its 'Sky Wifi' fixed broadband ser... See more »

Sky Press Releases

November 21, 2019WebWire

Sky trigger first look image for original comedy Hitmen starring Mel Giedroyc and Sue Perkins

Sky has released the first look image for upcoming six-part comedy starring everyone's favourite doub... See more »
November 8, 2019WebWire

Discover, curate and play the music videos you love all in one place with XITE on Sky Q

Sky Q is bringing the best music apps together on your TV with the launch of the new XITE app, an int... See more »
October 4, 2019WebWire

Sky original Upright, starring Tim Minchin and Milly Alcock, set to air on 28th November on Sky Atlantic

On 28th November 2019, Sky Atlantic and NOW TV will take audiences on a wild road trip across the Aus... See more »
September 17, 2019SourceWire

Sky wins National Technology Awards for its intelligent assurance platform built on Dell Boomi

Boomi Platform enables 69% increase in digital-first customer engagement, 20% improved NPS score and ... See more »
September 12, 2019centralcharts

Sky Italia to Deliver New Video Streaming Service with Harmonic

Sky Italia to Deliver New Video Streaming Service with Harmonic Harmonic's Cloud-Native Media Process... See more »
June 20, 2019WebWire

After Ever After, starring David Walliams, Sian Gibson, Celia Imrie and Sir Tom Courtenay

This Christmas, Sky One turns the classic Cinderella story on its head, thanks to new Sky original co... See more »
May 27, 2019WebWire

RIVIERA RETURNS Sky original drama confirmed for third series

Sky Atlantic's sun soaked, smash hit, Riviera, will return for a third outing with filming set to sta... See more »

Sky Videos

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Sky Headquarters

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Isleworth, EnglandTW7 5QD

0-333-100-0333

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Sky Summary

ABOUT

Overview

Sky UK Limited (LSE: BSY) provides television and broadband internet and fixed line telephone services to consumers and businesses in the United Kingdom. A sub-organization of 21st Century Fox, it was founded in 1990 and formerly known as British Sky ...

CEO

Sky's CEO, Dana Strong, currently has an approval rating of 82%. Sky's primary competitors are BT Group, Virgin Media & TalkTalk.

Website

skygroup.sky

Frequently Asked Questions about Sky

  1. When was Sky founded?

    Sky was founded in 1988
  2. Who is Sky's CEO?

    Sky's CEO is Dana Strong
  3. How much revenue does Sky generate?

    Sky generates $18.1B in revenue
  4. How much funding does Sky have?

    Sky has historically raised $0 in funding
  5. Where is Sky's headquarters?

    Sky's headquarters is in Isleworth England, GB
  1. How many employees does Sky have?

    Sky has 34,000 employees
  2. What sector does Sky operate in?

    Sky is in Telecommunication Services
  3. Who are Sky's competitors?

    Sky's top competitors are BT Group, Virgin Media, TalkTalk
  4. Who has Sky invested in?

    Sky's has invested in companies such as Papercup, Longboat Pictures, True To Nature