BSkyB (BSYBY.PK) and BT Group (BT -3.1%) win the rights to air English Premier League games...

|About: Sky Plc ADR (SKYAY)|By:, SA News Editor

BSkyB (BSYBY.PK) and BT Group (BT -3.1%) win the rights to air English Premier League games domestically with a combined bid of £3B ($4.6B) - marking a 70% increase over the price on the current contract set to expire at the end of 2012. International rights will be awarded later this year, with both Disney's (DIS +0.2%) ESPN and News Corp's (NWS -0.5%) Fox in the mix.