Sky Sports

Sky Sports, Movies channels half-price on TalkTalk

UK pay television provider TalkTalk TV is to offer premium Sky Sports and Sky Movies channels at a significant discounted rate for three months. The telco is offering six Sky Sports channels and 11 Sky Movies for £20 (€25) a month, which will save customers £25 each month. Normally, TalkTalk TV customers can access a […]

BSkyB secures American football

BSkyB’s Sky Sports has secured rights to American football association the NFL’s Monday Night Football from 2015. Sky Sports viewers will be able to enjoy over 80 live fixtures a season, including up to five games each week of the regular season, the playoffs and Super Bowl. Sky Sports’ coverage will also include all matches […]

BSkyB launches channel for Ryder Cup

BSkyB is to devote its Sky Sports 4 channel to the golf Ryder Cup for the duration of the tournament. The Sky Sports Ryder Cup channel will air for two weeks, providing about 300 hours of coverage of the tournament.  The channel will offer 24-hour coverage of the competition, including the opening ceremony, build-up shows, […]

TalkTalk adds sports channels

UK service provider TalkTalk is adding sports channels BoxNation and Premier Sports to its programming line-up. The two channels will join TalkTalk TV on August 22. The move means that TalkTalk TV viewers can choose from the six Sky Sports channels, and add boxing channel BoxNation and international sports channel Premier Sports to their TV […]

BSkyB launches weekly pay-you-go Sky Sports option

BSkyB has launched a new pay-as-you-go variant for its Now TV OTT offering, providing a weekly Sky Sports pass for £10.99 (€13.75). The Sky Sports Week Pass, which gives access to all seven Sky Sports channels, will be available from this Thursday until the end of November. The offering includes access to Sky’s new European […]

TalkTalk bags Sky catch-up rights, extends deal

UK telco TalkTalk has extended its arrangement with BSkyB with a new deal that hands it catch-up programming from premium channels Sky Sports and Sky Movies. The new multi-year wholsale agreement means TalkTalk will continue to offers its pay TV customers Sky Sports and Sky Movies channels, including the upcoming European football net Sky Sports […]

Virgin Media launches Sky Sports ‘Season Ticket’ offer

UK cable operator Virgin Media has launched a ‘Season Ticket’ offer that will give customers 10 months of access to Sky Sports 1, Sky Sports 2, Sky Sports 3, Sky Sports 4 and Sky Sports 5 for a one-off upfront cost of £150. Virgin said the offer will save customers “hundreds of pounds on the […]

Sky Sports secures women’s golf

BSkyB’s Sky Sports unit has secured rights to women’s golf for a further two years after renewing a deal with the Ladies Professional Golf Association. According to Sky, the deal offers Sky Sports viewers exclusive live coverage of three women’s Majors played in the US, plus at least four LPGA Tour events each summer. Tournaments […]

Sky secures Indian Premier League cricket

BSkyB has secured exclusive rights to Indian Premier League cricket for the first time. Under the terms of its deal, Sky Sports will air 60 live matches each year for at least three years from 2015. The agreement gives Sky rights to four of the leading domestic cricket competitions – the Indian Premier League, T20 […]

Sky claims 2013 sports milestone

UK satellite operator BSkyB said that Sky Sports delivered a record 55,000 hours of sport last year across its six channels and Sky 3D.  Sky said that the sports output represented a 12% year-on-year increase, with its football coverage in particular attracting record viewing figures. Sky added that it reached a record 30 million plus […]