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Sky Deutschland grabs ATP Cup rights

Pay TV provider Sky Deutschland has acquired exclusive rights to the new ATP Cup tennis competition in Germany. The competition will take place from January 3-12 in Australia. The deal marks the expansion of an existing partnership with ATP and ATP Media and includes exclusive live broadcasting rights in Germany, as well as rights for […]

Schmidt steps down as CEO of Sky Deutschland to be replaced by Raj

Sky Deutschland’s Carsten Schmidt has announced his resignation from the role of CEO and will step down at the end of 2019 to be replaced by Devesh Raj. Schmidt, who will retain an advisory role at the operator, has been with the business for over 20 years and served as CEO for just shy of […]

Sky Deutschland expands Sky Ticket OTT offering

Sky Deutschland has expanded its Sky Ticket low-cost OTT offering by adding 13 linear channels and a large slate of on-demand films, series episodes and documentaries. Sky Ticket customers now have access to eight linear channels offered under the Sky Cinema Ticket banner –  Sky Cinema Hits HD, Sky Cinema Action HD, Sky Cinema Family […]

Sky Deutschland enables viewing of recordings offline on the go

Sky Deutschland is enabling customers of its Sky Q advanced TV offering to consume recorded shows offline via the Sky Go app. According to the pay TV operator, Sky Q customers will be able to access recored shows from their Sky Q set-top box via the Sky Go app, watch them at home or download […]

Sky Deutschland to offer PPV Bundesliga 2 matches via Onefootball app

Sky Deutschland has struck a deal with football fansite and app Onefootball to make Bundesliga 2 and DFB Cup football matches available on a pay-per-view basis via the site. Football fans will be able to watch live broadcasters of fourth round matches of the German second division football tournament from €3.99 per match via the […]

DAZN appoints commercial SVP

OTT sports streamer DAZN has announced the appointment of Sky Deutschland’s Paul Sexton-Chadwick to the role of SVP commercial propositions. In this role, Sexton-Chadwick will be responsible for driving DAZN’s strategy and execution for commercial premises and other B2B commercial enterprise opportunities. He reports directly to chief business development officer, John Gleasure.  Sexton-Chadwic joins from […]

Sky Deutschland builds up to season with free football on news channel

Sky Deutschland is to air 16 free-to-view football matches on its Sky Sport News HD channel ahead of the kick off of the 2. Bundesliga season in two weeks. Sky’s news channel will show matches from two pre-season tournaments this weekend. On Saturday it will air the Schauinsland Reisen Cup in Heimstetten, featuring  Borussia Mönchengladbach, […]

Sky Deutschland and MX1 expand collaboration

SES subsidiary and global solutions provider of media services MX1 has announced that Sky Deutschland has agreed to a new service agreement extension with the company. The agreement will see the scope of MX1’s contingency service expanded to include Sky Deutschland’s OTT signals as well as its main broadcasts. The MX1 Broadcast Centre will simultaneously […]

Sky Deutschland extend US Open deal

Sky Deutschland has struck a new deal to secure ongoing coverage of the US Open golf tournament across satellite, cable, IPTV, the web and mobile in Germany, Austria and Switzerland. The agreement will see Sky deliver about 30 hours of live coverage from this year’s competition. In addition to coverage of the competition on Sky […]

Zattoo announces Sky Deutschland integration

Zattoo will integrate Sky Deutschland into its German IPTV platform, the company has announced. Zattoo is a TV platform for IP-based transmission of television channels and video on demand content to a variety of devices. This partnership will cover the entire Sky channel portfolio, including its sport and movie offerings. Customers will be able to […]

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