Sky On Demand

Sky Germany revamps on-demand and entertainment offerings, axes Snap

Sky is revamping its German and Austrian entertainment and on-demand offerings and axing online service Snap as a standalone product. Sky Deutschland said that content previously available on Snap will be available via Sky Online – its pay-monthly online offering – within a newly introduced ‘Entertainment Monatsticket’ package. Priced at €9.99 per-month, the Entertainment Monatsticke […]

Sky reports highest UK customer growth in 11 years

Sky reported its highest third quarter customer growth in 11 years in the UK and Ireland, after adding 127,000 people there in the three months ending March 31.  The UK and Irish gains came as Sky added 103,000 new retail customers in Germany and Austria – 61% more than the same period last year, pushing […]

BSkyB launches Sky News catch-up service

BSkyB’s Sky News has launched a catch-up TV service on the Sky On Demand platform.  The service, available to Sky customers with a connected Sky+ HD box, allows users to select stories including key bulletins, specially commissioned programmes in the form of documentaries and the pick of Sky News’ archive. The service will also offer […]

Netflix makes UK gains as Amazon’s share declines

Netflix has expanded its share of the UK market in the last six months as Amazon’s recently rebranded LoveFilm service has suffered a decline, according to new research by Decipher Media. The digital consultancy’s Mediabug report claims that in the past six months Netflix has grown its membership among UK web users from 10% to […]

Watch, Gold, Dave and Alibi join Sky catch-up service

UK channel provider UKTV has made its Watch, Gold, Dave and Alibi channels available view pay TV operator BSkyB’s catch-up TV service. The move follows the launch of catch-up services on the Sky Go mobile TV platform last year. The new deal means that Sky viewers can view catch-up content from the broadcaster on their […]

Sky Italia signs online video ad deal with Neodata

Sky Italia has selected a video ad server from technology firm Neodata to manage online video ads to its Italian Sky Go and Sky On Demand services.  Sky will use Neodata’s ad.agio service, which supports multiscreen campaigns, forecasting algorithms and selects optimal video ad combinations based on the length of the advertising break.

Sky takes UKTV online and on-demand

UK pay TV provider Sky has signed a new multi-year deal with UKTV that will see it launch the multichannel broadcaster’s pay networks via its on-demand and mobile services. The multiplatform extension of the two companies’ existing partnership will make UKTV content available through Sky On Demand and the company’s mobile TV service, Sky Go. […]

Sky adds 4oD to catch-up offering

Sky has added Channel 4’s video-on-demand service 4oD to Sky On Demand, now offering catch-up content from each of the UK’s terrestrial broadcasters. The deal will allow Sky customers with web-connected Sky Plus HD boxes to access catch-up content from Channel 4’s portfolio of channels – including Channel 4, E4 and More 4 – as well […]