Now TV

Sky adds sport to Now TV

Sky in the UK has added pay-as-you go sports content to its over-the-top service Now TV.  From today, viewers can buy 24-hour unlimited access to all six of the Sky Sports channels for £9.99 (€11.68) – giving them access to content such as Barclays Premier League football, Formula 1 racing and The Masters golf without a […]

BSkyB to make sports channels available without subscription

BSkyB is making its sports channels available on a pay-as-you-go basis for £9.99 (€11.65) a day without a TV subscription for the first time. Sky is to offer access its six Sky Sports channels to customers of Now TV, the over-the-top TV service launched by Sky late last year, for a 24-hour period for £9.99. […]

Sky launches Now TV on Roku devices

UK pay TV operator BSkyB has launched its OTT service Now TV on Roku streaming devices. The launch comes after Roku received an investment of US$45 million (€35 million) in July from a group of investors that included BSkyB and News Corp in a deal that gave Sky the option to rebrand and distribute versions […]

Now TV is not a response to Netflix, says BSkyB’s Darcey

BSkyB’s OTT service Now TV is a response to underlying technological change and not to the launch of Netflix, according to Sky’s chief operating officer Mike Darcey. Speaking at the IBC conference in Amsterdam this morning, Darcey said that Sky’s main goal with the service was to appeal to free-to-air homes that had hitherto been […]

Now TV launches on Xbox, PS3 and Roku to come

BSkyB’s over-the-top movie service Now TV is now available on the Microsoft Xbox games console platform. Registered Now TV customers will be able to access the service via the Xbox at no extra cost, allowing them to stream movies to their TV screens. Now TV customers are allowed to register up to two devices through […]

Sky launching Netflix alternative tomorrow

BSkyB’s new internet TV platform Now TV will launch tomorrow, targeting the 13 million UK households that don’t currently pay for TV services. Now TV will launch with a movie offering giving access to the entire Sky Movie collection for £15 per month. The Sky Movies pass will give users a choice of over 600 […]

Sky’s streaming service called NOW TV

The upcoming over-the-top streaming service from BSkyB will be called NOW TV, Jeremy Darroch, CEO of the UK pay TV operator revealed today. Darroch said that NOW TV will have hundreds of movies from Sky channels and various other TV shows and series and sports coverage will be added later. The launch of the service […]

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