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.

Employee Rating

3.5More
TypeSubsidiary
Parent CompanyComcast
HQIsleworth, GB
Founded1990
Websitesky.com
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

CEO
Alun Webber

Alun Webber

Managing Director, Product Design & Development
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Sky Office Locations

Sky has offices in Isleworth, West Midlands, Tyne and Wear, Southampton and in 29 other locations
Isleworth, GB (HQ)
Grant Way
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Sky Financials and Metrics

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Founding Date

1990
Sky is a subsidiary of Comcast

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.
GBPFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Revenue

7.5b10.0b12.0b12.9b

Revenue growth, %

3%34%20%8%

General and administrative expense

4.8b4.8b

Operating expense total

11.0b12.0b
GBPFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Cash

815.0m1.4b2.5b2.1b2.2b

Accounts Receivable

236.0m319.0m483.0m677.0m842.0m

Prepaid Expenses

527.0m498.0m

Inventories

548.0m1.0b1.2b
GBPFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Net Income

979.0m663.0m691.0m

Depreciation and Amortization

993.0m972.0m

Inventories

(2.0m)(176.0m)

Accounts Payable

137.0m278.0m
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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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Sky Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Sky founded?

    Sky was founded in 1990.

  • Who are Sky key executives?

    Sky's key executives are Didier Lebrat, Mai Fyfield and James Conyers.

  • What is Sky revenue?

    Latest Sky annual revenue is £12.9 b.

  • Who are Sky competitors?

    Competitors of Sky include Deutsche Telekom, Comcast and Dish Network.

  • Where is Sky headquarters?

    Sky headquarters is located at Grant Way, Isleworth.

  • Where are Sky offices?

    Sky has offices in Isleworth, West Midlands, Tyne and Wear, Southampton and in 29 other locations.

  • How many offices does Sky have?

    Sky has 33 offices.