Sky to launch UHD set-top box in Germany, Italy this autumn

Sky is due to launch a new set-top box with Ultra HD capabilities in Germany, Austria and Italy this autumn, the company has confirmed. The new box, which was already in development prior to the UK release of Sky Q earlier this year, will be an upgrade on the current generation of Sky+ box and […]

Sky prepares to ‘set your TV free’

Sky has announced a UK launch event later this month where it will reveal what’s next for the company, under the tagline “set your TV free”. The November 18 event, tipped to be the launch of Sky’s rumoured next-generation set-top box, has been trailed by Sky on social media with the line: “From 1929 to […]

Sky Germany plans UHD launch for next year

Sky Germany is gearing up to launch a new Ultra High Definition-compatible set-top box next year, DTVE has learned. According to a source with knowledge of Sky Germany’s plans, the pay TV operator is likely to develop its UHD offering by first doing one-off UHD broadcasts, then regular UHD transmissions, before launching a full UHD […]

Sky reportedly preparing launch of SkyQ advanced box

Sky is preparing the imminent launch of a new advanced set-top box called SkyQ that will provide advanced connected TV services with an experience akin to that of Netflix or Apple TV, according to a report by the Sunday Telegraph newspaper. The box, developed under the codename Project Ethan, will enable the simultaneous recording of […]