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Trace launches three new channels in the UK

Media group Trace is launching three new channels in the UK on the Sky platform on November 1. The three channels, Trace Urban, Trace Vault and Trace Latina will bring a line-up of afro-urban and Latin music videos alongside shows including Moesha, Clueless and Clarissa Explains it All to viewers. Trace currently operates 24 TV channels, 70 FM and […]

Sky Deutschland expands Sky Ticket OTT offering

Sky Deutschland has expanded its Sky Ticket low-cost OTT offering by adding 13 linear channels and a large slate of on-demand films, series episodes and documentaries. Sky Ticket customers now have access to eight linear channels offered under the Sky Cinema Ticket banner –  Sky Cinema Hits HD, Sky Cinema Action HD, Sky Cinema Family […]

New Zealand Rugby agrees “revolutionary broadcast agreement” to become 5% stakeholder in Sky New Zealand 

Sky New Zealand has announced a “revolutionary broadcast agreement” with New Zealand Rugby (NZR). The five-year agreement includes the rights to broadcast rugby in the country from 2021-25, a record investment in New Zealand and SANZAAR rugby along with New Zealand Rugby becoming a 5% shareholder in Sky. Rights-wise, all Investec Rugby Championship, Steinlager Series, […]

Sky expands fibre reach with BUUK partnership

Sky has announced a strategic partnership with BUUK Infrastructure that will see the operator obtain wholesale access to BUUK’s full fibre network. Last-mile network provider BUUK services more than 1 million homes with over 30,000 discrete networks. This latest partnership builds upon existing arrangements between the companies, and focuses on the availability of Sky TV […]

Sky expands content and tech partnership with Channel 4

Comcast-owned pay TV operator Sky and broadcaster Channel 4 have extended their strategic partnership with a new deal covering content and advertising technology. The arrangement, which expands on a similar agreement struck last year, includes a multi-year carriage deal renewal that offers Sky customers access to exclusive programming from Channel 4’s VOD service All 4, […]

Sky: broadcast and IP will continue to coexist

The level of connectivity has changed dramatically over the last few years, allowing multiple IP video services to be used concurrently, but pay TV operators such as Sky are likely to continue to use broadcast platforms to deliver content to their subscribers for some years to come, according to Sky chief product officer Fraser Stirling. […]

Sky ‘in talks’ with Liberty Global to invest in fibre JV

Sky is in talks with Liberty Global to invest in Virgin Media’s new fibre venture for underserved areas, according to a report by the Financial Times. According to the report, citing unnamed sources, Sky has opened talks to participate in the new JV both as a customer and investor. However, talks are still at an […]

Sky Deutschland to offer PPV Bundesliga 2 matches via Onefootball app

Sky Deutschland has struck a deal with football fansite and app Onefootball to make Bundesliga 2 and DFB Cup football matches available on a pay-per-view basis via the site. Football fans will be able to watch live broadcasters of fourth round matches of the German second division football tournament from €3.99 per match via the […]

Three Irish pubs ordered to pay Sky fines

Three Irish pubs have been ordered to pay damages for illegally showing Sky Sports in their venues. The River Lane, the Joshua Tree and the Bridge, all in Cork, have been fined €18,444, €17,500 and €14,688 respectively for publicly showing Sky broadcasts without a commercial licence. In addition, the venues have been made to pay […]

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