Sky is a satellite broadcasting, internet streaming media, broadband and telephone services company. The Company retails subscription television and communications services to residential and commercial premises. It owns and broadcasts the Sky Channels, which it retails together with the Sky Distributed Channels to its TV customers. Sky operates its business through Television, Home Communications, and Sky Business divisions.

Isleworth, GB
Size (employees)
31,578 (est)+13%
Sky was founded in 1990 and is headquartered in Isleworth, GB
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Key People/Management at Sky

Didier Lebrat

Didier Lebrat

Chief Technology Officer
Mai Fyfield

Mai Fyfield

Chief Strategy Officer
James Conyers

James Conyers

Group General Counsel
Barney Francis

Barney Francis

Managing Director, Sky Sports
Stephen van Rooyen

Stephen van Rooyen

Alun Webber

Alun Webber

Managing Director, Product Design & Development
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Sky Office Locations

Sky has offices in Crawley, West Midlands, Midland, Slough and in 29 other locations
Isleworth, GB (HQ)
Grant Way
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Sky Financials and Metrics

Sky Revenue

Sky's revenue was reported to be £12.92 b in FY, 2017 which is a 7.9% increase from the previous period.

Revenue (FY, 2017)

12.9 b

Revenue growth (FY, 2016 - FY, 2017), %


Net income (FY, 2017)

691 m

EBIT (FY, 2017)

964 m

Cash (30-Jun-2017)

2.2 b


23.1 b
GBPFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017


7.5 b10 b12 b12.9 b

Revenue growth, %


General and administrative expense

4.8 b4.8 b

Operating expense total

11 b12 b
GBPFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017


815 m1.4 b2.5 b2.1 b2.2 b

Accounts Receivable

236 m319 m483 m677 m842 m

Prepaid Expenses

527 m498 m


548 m1 b1.2 b
GBPFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Net Income

979 m663 m691 m

Depreciation and Amortization

993 m972 m


(2 m)(176 m)

Accounts Payable

137 m278 m
GBPY, 2017


24 x


11 x


478.7 k

Financial Leverage

4.8 x
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Sky Operating Metrics

FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Total Customers

21 m21.80 m22.50 m

Customers (UK and Ireland)

12.70 m

Customers (Germany and Austria)

5 m

Customers (Italy)

4.80 m
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Sky Revenue Breakdown

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Sky revenue breakdown by business segment: 6.0% from Programme and Channel Sales, 6.4% from Advertising, 84.2% from Subscription and 3.4% from Other

Sky revenue breakdown by geographic segment: 14.4% from Germany & Austria, 66.6% from UK & Ireland and 19.0% from Italy

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Sky Online and Social Media Presence

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Sky Company Life and Culture

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