P5b2 Teletext 501 Oct30 00:06:00    ———————  ————————————————  SKY FIRST @ARTER PROFITS DOWN BSkyB said it was on target for recruiting 200,000 SkyDigital subscribers by Christmas. It made the statement as it posted a drop in first-quarter profits to £52m, down from £61.6m for the same period last year. The drop in profits was accounted for by operating costs ahead of the launch of SkyDigital on October 1. Turnover was up at £351.7m, from £323.4m. ——————————————————————————————————2/2—— Share index 510 Market report 517 IT RECRUITMENT ADVERTISING p631 Next City index Shares Family Finance