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Sky Deutschland to take La Peste

Sky Deutschland is to carry Telefonica’s flagship drama series La Peste. The pay TV operator will air the six-part drama in double-episodes each Thursday at 20:15 from July 19 on the Sky Atlantic channel. The historical drama, set in Seville in the 16th century, is directed by Alberto Rodriguez and tells the story of a […]

Sky Deutschland adds linear TV services to Sky Go

Sky Deutschland has expanded the range of services available via its Sky Go app to include a broad range of linear services including Sky Cinema HD, Sky Atlantic HD, Sky Sport and Sky Sport Bundesliga. The Sky Go service also includes a number of channels from partners such as Fox, TNT Series, National Geographic and […]

Sky Deutschland to launch Sky Q in May

Sky Deutschland is to launch the advanced Sky Q service in May, offering the full range of features that have been available to viewers in the UK and Italy, including personalised TV, UHD TV, startover and auto-play. From next month, Sky Q will be available to the pay TV operator’s subscribers in Germany and Austria, […]

Sky Deutschland to air 25 World Cup matches in UHD TV

Sky Deutschland is to broadcast the top match of each match- day from the forthcoming football World Cup in Russia in Ultra HD. Sky said it would broadcast 25 matches in the format in total, including all matches involving the German national team, both semi-finals and the final of the competition. Sky has struck an […]

Sky Deutschland names Raynaud to head up sports and advertising

Pay TV operator Sky Deutschland has named Jacques Raynaud as EVP of sports and advertising, combining its sports and advertising businesses for the first time. Roman Steuer, EVP of sports, and Sky Media co-CEOs Martin Michel and Thomas Deissenberger will all report to Raynaud, who has served with Sky Italia for eight years as EVP […]

Sky Deutschland extends deal with SES

Sky Deutschland has extended its multi-year satellite capacity deal with satellite operator SES. The German arm of Sky has renewed seven transponders at the 19.2° East orbital slot, which is home to over 450 German-speaking channels with a direct-to-home reach of 17.5 million TV homes across Germany. According to SES, the number of channels at 19.2° […]

Sky Deutschland taps Yospace for dynamic ad insertion on Sky Go

Sky Deutschland has chosen Yospace’s dynamic ad insertion platform to make money from live channels on its Sky Go mobile TV service. Yospace’s technology will allow addressable advertising to be served across Sky Deutschland’s live sports streams, including The Bundesliga and UEFA Champions League.  Ad stitching will enable it to replicate the experience of linear […]

Sky Deutschland communications chief Winter leaving

Sky Deutschland’s EVP of communications and public affairs and company spokesman Wolfram Winter is to leave the pay TV broadcaster after 10 years. Winter will be replaced on an interim basis by external communications SVR Ralph Fürther. Winter founded Premiere Star, the third-party channels satellite package marketed by Sky Deutschland’s predecessor company Premiere from 2007, […]

UPC Switzerland secures Sky Bundesliga matches to see off Swisscom

Liberty Global’s Swiss unit has secured a deal with Sky to offer the latter’s Bundesliga coverage via its recently launched MySports service. Under the deal, all Bundesliga matches to which Sky Deutschland holds the rights will be shown exclusively on MySports in Switzerland via cable and IPTV. The deal will enable UPC Switerland to show […]

Sky Germany launches ad-supported sports portal

Sky in Germany has launched a new ad-supported digital sports service focused around video content. is free to access and will offer sports news and highlights from around the world – including coverage of tennis tournament Wimbledon, which started this week. The online and mobile service will show highlights from Sky Germany’s exclusive sports […]

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