BSkyB has made a formal offer of Ä6.75 a share in its bid for Sky Deutschland.

The offer document, published Wednesday, is part of the UK satcasterís roadmap to create a Europe-wide pay-TV company that would also include Sky Italia.

The Federal Financial Supervisory Authority (Itís called Bundesanstalt fŁr Finanzdienstleistungsaufsicht) has approved the publication of the German language offer document under the German Securities Acquisition and Takeover Act.

The offer will now be open until October 15, 2014.

BSkyBís £7 billion interest in Sky Italia and Sky Deutschland will help streamline the business across content, technology and logistics.