Just as former champion Arsenal has shaken up England’s Premier League this season, new European sports broadcasters are causing trouble for rivals that have long had a lock on televising soccer matches.
Sky Deutschland AG , the German pay- TV operator controlled by Rupert Murdoch’s News Corp., is making its programs available on mobile phones and laptop computers in a bid to add subscribers in Europe’s biggest TV market.
Sky Deutschland AG, the pay- television operator 45.4 percent-owned by Rupert Murdoch ’s News Corp., should be able to reach break-even with the new capital it plans to raise, Chief Executive Officer Brian Sullivan said.
Sky Deutschland AG, the German pay- television operator controlled by Rupert Murdoch’s News Corp., will offer programs through Microsoft Corp.’s Xbox Live service as it seeks to bind clients to their contracts longer.
Sky Deutschland AG jumped to the highest in almost five years as additional customers helped profit beat estimates at the German pay-television provider controlled by Rupert Murdoch’s Twenty-First Century Fox Inc.
The number of Federal Housing Administration-insured home loans entering foreclosure jumped in March after half the mortgages it modified to ease repayment terms were in default again a year or more later.