Foxtel confirmed as first Sky Glass syndication partner

Australian pay TV operator Foxtel has confirmed that it will be the first global syndication partner for Sky Glass. Revealed last week, Sky Glass is the operator’s first attempt at making a smart TV range. The entirely streaming based product eliminates the need for a set-top box or satellite, and presents users with the full […]

Inside the Sky Glass launch event

Digital TV Europe was in attendance at Sky’s launch event for Sky Glass – the company’s first range of Smart TVs. Take a closer look at the London event and the new product range below.  

Sky launches Sky Glass smart TV range

Comcast-owned pay TV operator Sky has announced the launch of Sky Glass, the company’s first foray into producing its own-brand televisions. Announced at an event in Greenwich, London, Sky Glass is a range of smart TVs which integrate the full Sky experience into the device over WiFi with no requirements for a satellite dish – […]

UK interest in women’s sport at a high post-pandemic

Public interest in women’s sport in the UK has increased significantly since the beginning of the Covid-19 pandemic. According to a study from Sky, which has recently kicked off its landmark broadcast rights deal with the Women’s Super League, 21% of UK adults said that they follow women’s sport more than they did 18 months […]

BT confident of Sky fibre partnership in spite of Virgin Media O2 reports

BT has stated that it expects Sky to remain a major wholesale partner for its full fibre network development in spite of a reported deal between the Comcast-owned operator and Virgin Media O2. An earlier report from The Telegraph stated that Sky was in talks with Virgin Media O2 to invest in its own fibre […]

Comcast unveils global streaming device for Sky Q and Xfinity Flex

Comcast has publicly unveiled its new global wireless streaming device, the XiOne, that is initially available in Italy and Germany to Sky Q customers and will be rolled out in the US to Xfinity Flex customers. The launch in Europe, which is ongoing, marks the first time Sky’s video services are available via IP. Sky […]

Sky ‘planning own range of smart TVs’

Sky is planning to launch its own range of smart TVs as the battle between traditional pay TV operator and streaming giants accelerates, according to press reports. According to the Financial Times, citing unnamed sources, the Comcast-owned pay TV operator could announce a move into smart TV hardware as soon as next month. Launching its […]

Sky Nature launches in Italy and Germany

European pay-TV giant Sky and Smithsonian Networks-owned nature streaming brand Love Nature have expanded their five-year content deal in support of Sky Nature, to bring the channel to Italy and Germany. Launching in the UK last year, Sky Nature became the official, exclusive home of Love Nature series and documentary content in the country. The […]

Sky Deutschland ramps up original content drive

Sky Deutschland has unveiled a significant expansion of its original content drive following the recent launch of the new channels Sky Crime, Sky Comedy, Sky Nature and Sky Documentaries.  In addition to the Sky Originals Die Ibiza Affaire and Die Wespe, both of which will air this year, Sky broadcast is bringing Der Pass, season […]

Sky to deliver OTT services from single global sales and service platform

Sky Deutschland has revamped the look and feel of its flexible streaming offering Sky Ticket had of Sky Group moving all its streaming services across Europe to a single sales and service platform. Sky’s German operation has introduced a new-look Sky Ticket with a teal-green colour palette as part of a move to give a […]

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