M/05/069 – Sky Broadband / Easynet

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Transaction details

Proposal whereby British Sky Broadcasting Group (BSkyB), through Sky Broadband Services Limited (Sky Broadband), would acquire the entire issued and to be issued share
capital of Easynet Group plc (Easynet). It is proposed that after completion of the merger, Easynet will become a wholly-owned subsidiary of Sky Broadband.

Notification date Decision date
Friday October 28, 2005 Thursday, November 24, 2005
Parties Involved Business activities
Sky Broadband

Broadcaster and retailer of television channels provides business data communications services and retail broadband


Provides business data communications services and retail broadband

Economic sector Media merger
Broadcasting / Broadband Yes
Submissions from third parties due by:
Phase 1 Phase 2
Current status: Completed
Preliminary investigation (Phase 1)
Authorised Officer Assigned Contact Details


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