Sky Sports

Sky Sports to share Champions League clips on Twitter

Sky Sports is working with the real-time TV clip-sharing platform Grabyo to publish clips of live Champions League games on Twitter and the Sky Sports site.  Now TV, Sky’s OTT service, will promote the clips on Twitter by using Twitter’s Promoted Tweets ad platform. The deal is designed to increase awareness and engagement of live Champions League […]

BT and Sky square up against each other ahead of football season

BT Sport and Sky Sports are squaring up to take each other on with English Premier League coverage ahead of the new football season getting underway.  BT Sport has secured the London derby match between Tottenham Hotspur and Chelsea and the Merseyside clash between Everton and Liverpool as well as games featuring Manchester United against […]

BT demands ‘parity’ in Sky Sports spat

The head of BT’s TV division Marc Watson has renewed the company’s calls for Sky to allow it to air Sky Sports 1 and 2 on its YouView platform, after Ofcom agreed to look into the matter earlier this month. Speaking at a Broadcasting Press Guild event at the BT Tower today, Watson said that […]

Sky revamps sports app

BSkyB has revamped its Sky Sports app for the iPad with a new multi-camera highlights feature.  Launching ahead of the UEFA Champions League final this weekend, Sports 360 will let users select and replay action during the game from over 20 different camera angles. Live multi-camera technology from EVS will also makes feeds from around […]

Sky and ITV sign new international football deals

BSkyB’s Sky Sports has signed a new agreement with UEFA to air Euro 2016 and World Cup 2018 football qualifier coverage for the England, Scotland, Wales, Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland teams. The UK sports network has taken rights to up to 500 international matches over three years as part of the deal – including […]

Sky adds sport to Now TV

Sky in the UK has added pay-as-you go sports content to its over-the-top service Now TV.  From today, viewers can buy 24-hour unlimited access to all six of the Sky Sports channels for £9.99 (€11.68) – giving them access to content such as Barclays Premier League football, Formula 1 racing and The Masters golf without a […]

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