Sky Online

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 Italia in deal with Fastweb

Sky Italia has struck a partnership deal with broadband service provider Fastweb that will enable subscribers to Fastweb’s Joy and SuperJet broadband packages to get access to Sky Online, the operator’s OTT service. New Fastweb customers will also have the ability to purchase the Sky Online TV Box at a discount. Fastweb said the deal […]

Sky Online launches on Android in Germany

Sky in Germany has launched its standalone internet TV service, Sky Online, on Android smartphones and tablets. The service, which lets customers pay to access Sky content for a monthly fee with no contract, is now available on Google Nexus 5 phones and Nexus 7 tablets, as well as a range of Samsung Galaxy smartphones […]

TV Connect Awards winners line up at the Gherkin

Verizon’s director of product development Parissa Pandkhou, Swisscom, Sky Deutschland and Virgin Media were among those taking home the top prizes at last night’s TV Connect Awards ceremony, held in London’s iconic Gherkin building. Pandkhou was presented with the award for Outstanding Contribution to the Industry at the event. Swisscom secured the Best Multiscreen TV […]

Sky Deutschland taps SES unit for online service

German pay TV operator Sky Deutschland has tapped satellite operator SES’s media services arm SES Platform Services to deliver its new Sky Online OTT service. Sky Online allows Sky viewers to watch a range of channels over the web and via apps. The service initially comprises two packages with non-linear content and 12 linear channels. […]

Sky Deutschland back in the black, plans on-demand service

Sky Deutschland has returned to profit in the quarter to September and announced plans to bring all the content on its Sky Go and Snap on-demand services to TV via Sky+ boxes. Sky turned in a positive net income of €12 million for its first fiscal quarter, against a loss of €14 million last year, […]