British Sky Broad. BSY Share Buyback

  British Sky Broad. (BSY) - Share Buyback

RNS Number : 0489S
British Sky Broadcasting Group PLC
27 November 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 1 November 2012,  on 26 November 2012 it purchased  680,000 
of its ordinary shares of £0.50 pence each("shares") for cancellation.



The volume weighted average price paid  by the Company was 778.3200pence  per 
share.



In accordance with  the agreement  between the  Company and  News UK  Nominees 
Limited (and others) dated 25 July  2012 (the "2012 Buyback Agreement"),  and 
shareholder authority  granted on  1  November 2012,  the Company  will  today 
purchase 437,276shares  at 778.3200  pence per  share from  News UK  Nominees 
Limited for cancellation.



Following  the  completion  of  the   above  transactions  the  Company   will 
have1,637,445,672 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:



Chris Taylor

Company Secretary

Telephone: +44 (0)870 240 3000













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