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Sky Deutschland launches sports app on Android

Sky Deutschland is launching its Sky Sport News HD app for Android devices on October 30. 

The app will initially be available for Samsung’s top-end Galaxy S III, Galaxy S4 and Galaxy Note II and III smartphones and was developed in close cooperation with Samsung.

The Sky Sport News HD app, which is already available on iOS devices, offers sports news from Germany,
Austria and around the world, including live video streaming from Sky Sport News HD, highlight clips, articles and alerts for breaking news.

The app is free to download and some content is available free of charge, however, the Sky Sport News HD live
stream and complete access to sport clips must be added for €4.49 per month on a rolling subscription basis.

“As a part of our clear objective to offer our customers the best possible entertainment experience, we are committed to continually expanding our multiplatform strategy. Through this cooperation with Samsung, we’ve been able to add the market-leader in the smartphone segment in Germany. And in so doing, we’re now bringing an important piece of our outstanding Sports content to the world of Android,” said Euan Smith, executive vice president, product and operations at Sky Deutschland.