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BT shares yesterday rose 4 per cent to a three-and-a-half-year high as the telecoms giant boosted profits, despite another dip in revenues and some renewed concern over its pension liabilities.

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Broadcaster BSkyB started the fightback against competition Netflix and YouView today as it announced a new internet TV service.

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Movies including Kill Bill and Pulp Fiction will be made available for BT Vision customers to watch on-demand after a tie-up with film studio Miramax.

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Roberto Mancini’s Manchester City could be playing in front of the largest domestic television audience in the history of the Premier League next month when their home game against Fulham is made available unencrypted on the Freeview platform.

Curtain rises on Netflix in the UK

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That Immedia plc should have lost the Lloyds Pharmacy radio services contract is not the sort of thing that sends shockwaves through the stock market. But the forlorn words of the firm's chief executive raised one or two eyebrows among market watchers of a certain demographic. "Naturally we are disappointed to stop broadcasting Lloyds Pharmacy Live after nine years," said Bruno Brookes.

Investors lose faith in Murdoch as BSkyB chief

BSkyB chairman James Murdoch is set to receive a bloody nose at the broadcaster's annual meeting tomorrow, with several big investors planning to vote against his re-election over his handling of the News of the World phone-hacking scandal. Legal & General, Kames Capital and the Local Authority Pension Fund Forum (LAPFF) are all poised to oppose Mr Murdoch's re-election.

Sky News' star reporters angry at scrutiny of reporting practices

The satellite broadcaster BSkyB has appointed outside lawyers to conduct a trawl of the emails of star journalists working on its rolling news channel Sky News to ensure that there is no evidence of stories being obtained by illicit news-gathering methods.

Quote of the day

'We have known James [Murdoch] for some eight years, and during that time he has always acted with integrity' Nicholas Ferguson, Deputy chairman, BSkyB

James Murdoch (left) and Tom Watson, who told the NI head:

MPs to rule on James Murdoch's version

MPs will rule on whether James Murdoch told them the truth about when he was informed of the extent of phone hacking at the News of the World.

David Prosser: The long wait for more competition in pay TV

Outlook BT Vision's latest customer-acquisition numbers must be treated with a degree of caution. True, they show the company adding pay-television customers more quickly than Sky for the first time on record. But BT is starting from a low base – just over 600,000 customers to Sky's 10 million-plus – and it provides much less detail in its numbers than its big rival. We don't know much about its churn rates, for example, or the revenues its customers are generating.

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