Sky Italia

Sky Italia to be home of the United Rugby Championship in Italy

Sky Italia has secured a first-time deal with the BKT United Rugby Championship (URC) to make it the home of the international rugby league in Italy. The Comcast-owned broadcaster will air every Benetton and Zebre Parma game live, including other selected matches each weekend through to the 2024/25 season in the region. The partnership comes […]

Sky Italia unveils NOW Sports Pass promotion to herald start of Serie A season

Sky Italia has announced an aggressive new price promotion for the sports content on its streaming service NOW. As of August 28, would be subscribers can secure NOW’s Sports Pass at a price of €9.99 per month for a year. After this, the broad-based sports offering will revert to its standard price of €14.99 per […]

Serie A clubs to mull improved offers for TV rights

Italy’s Serie A football league has received three improved offers for its latest tranche of TV rights, but no decision has yet been taken on which if any to accept. The three offers from DAZN, Mediaset and Sky will remain on the table until mid-October, but are unlikely to be changed further given the deadline […]

Sky Italia secures exclusive Champions League rights

Sky italia has secured exclusive Italian rights to 185 out of 203 UEFA Champions League matches per season and all 342 UEFA Europa League and UEFA Conference League matches per season for the 2024-27 seasons. The deal comes as UEFA introduces a new format for the 2024-25 season, with matches to be played over 11 months in the year, providing an uplift […]

Serie A chiefs play down Sky acquisition report

Lega Serie A president Lorenzo Casini and CEO Luigi de Siervo played down reports that the league is mulling a partial or complete acquisition of Sky Italia at a press conference following their meeting yesterday. La Stampa had earlier reported that De Siervo would present a plan for a possible acquisition of Sky’s sports division […]

Lega Serie A mulls bid to acquire Sky Italia

Italy’s Lega Serie A is reportedly mulling a bid to acquire all or part of the country’s leading pay TV operator Sky Italia. In news first reported by La Stampa, the bid is being proposed by Serie A boss Luigi de Siervo at a meeting of Serie A clubs today, with the aim of building […]

Sky Italia adds RAI and Mediaset channels to Sky Go app in Italy

Sky Italia has announced that all of Italy’s main TV channels, those operated by Rai, Mediaset and La7, are now all available through its Sky Go app. According to the Comcast-owned platform, the Sky app is the first in Italy to bring together all of the main Italian free-to-air channels with Sky’s range of channels […]

Sky Italia co-founder Andrea Zappia to depart group later this year

Sky stalwart Andrea Zappia is to leave the company, according to reports emerging from the Italian media. One of the key architects of the Sky Italia service and Sky Showtime partnership, he will stay with the company until the middle of the year. The news was delivered in an internal memo from Sky CEO Dana […]

Sky Glass goes on sale in Italy

Sky Glass, the pay TV operator’s integrated smart TV, has gone on sale in Italy. The Italian launch, which comes 11 months after Sky Glass started selling in the UK, will see smart TVs on sale, priced from €697 for a 43-inch model, €995 for a 55-inch version and €1,293 for a 65-inch model. Buyers […]

Sky Italia and DAZN forge streaming and TV partnership

Pay TV giant Sky and sports streamer DAZN have signed an agreement in Italy that makes DAZN’s app available on Sky Q from August 8. The deal will also allow Sky subscribers to access the Zona DAZN channel via the Sky decoder for a special rate, offering seven DAZN exclusive Serie A TIM matches per round and a selection […]

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