British Sky Broad. BSY Share Buyback

  British Sky Broad. (BSY) - Share Buyback

RNS Number : 4244F
British Sky Broadcasting Group PLC
15 June 2012




BRITISH SKY BROADCASTING GROUP PLC - SHARE BUYBACK



British  Sky  Broadcasting  Group  plc  (the  "Company")  announces  that   in 
accordance with the authority granted by shareholders at the Company's  Annual 
General Meeting on 29 November 2011, on  14 June 2012 it purchased 570,000  of 
its ordinary shares of £0.50 pence each("shares") for cancellation.



The volume weighted average price paid  by the Company was 649.8170 pence  per 
share.



In accordance with  the agreement  between the  Company and  News UK  Nominees 
Limited (and  others)  dated  28  July 2011  (the  "Buyback  Agreement"),  and 
shareholder authority  granted on  29 November  2011, the  Company will  today 
purchase 366,540 shares  at 649.8170  pence per  share from  News UK  Nominees 
Limited for cancellation.



Further to  yesterday's announcement,  the  Company confirms  that it  has  in 
accordance with the Buyback Agreement completed the purchase of 257,221 shares
at 689.0000 pence per share from News UK Nominees Limited for cancellation.



Following the  completion of  the  above transactions  the Company  will  have 
1,677,478,100 votable shares in issue. This number represents the total voting
rights in the Company and may be  used by shareholders as the denominator  for 
the calculations by which  they can determine if  they are required to  notify 
their interest in, or  a change to  their interest in,  the Company under  the 
Financial Services Authority's Disclosure and Transparency Rules.



Enquiries:



Dominic Murray

Assistant Company Secretary 

Telephone: +44 (0)870 240 3000









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