BSkyB reports rise in profits as customers reach over 10M

BSkyB has reported a jump of 26% in pre-tax profits as its number of customers moved above 10 million.

Pre-tax profits at the broadcaster rose to £467m in the last six months of 2010, with revenues up 15% to £3.2bn.

Rupert Murdoch's News Corp is now hoping to buy the 61% of BSkyB it does not own.

The BBC's business correspondent Emma Simpson reports.

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