On The Up
Sunday 14 February 1999
BSkyB said 350,000 digital subscribers signed up between 1 October and 31 January, of whom 120,000 were new to satellite TV. Profit for the quarter to 31 December fell to pounds 800,000, from pounds 61m a year ago. The company, 40 per cent owned by Rupert Murdoch's News Corp, is subsidizing satellite- dish installation and set-top decoders for subscribers to SkyDigital.
- 1 Thailand deaths: Pair's bloodied bodies found naked on Koh Tao beach
- 2 Scottish independence: Ireland since 1919 is a lesson for Scotland in what a Yes vote means
- 4 John Travolta addresses former pilot's gay romance allegations publicly for the first time
Daniele Watts: Django Unchained actress detained by Los Angeles police after being mistaken for a prostitute
The political class is doing what Hitler couldn’t – destroying Britain
Scottish independence: Nationalist leader Jim Sillars threatens pro-union companies with 'day of reckoning' after independence
Scottish independence: Yes campaign feels the heat as Alex Salmond's NHS claims come under furious attack
Portuguese academic says British are 'filthy, violent and drunk'
£23m Birmingham cycle scheme is attacked by Tory councillor for not catering to the elderly
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