The Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) has written to Ofcom seeking further clarification on representations made over the Secretary of State’s decision to refer 21st Century Fox’s bid to Sky to the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA).
Sky in the UK and Ireland has launched its Sky VIP programme as a new retention tool.
Sky is to enter the premium speaker market. It has formed a partnership with French company Devialet for a version of the Phantom Speaker.
The Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport has told the Commons that no further undertakings have been received from 21st Century Fox in connection with its proposed takeover of Sky.
Sky has Cisco have signed a multi-year digital security agreement to support the expansion of Sky video services across any screen.
SFR will launch its new series and cinema channel, Altice Studio, on August 22.
Italy’s Mediaset is prepared to consider a strategy for its pay-TV unit Premium that relies less on securing expensive sports rights.
Sky has made a $2 million equity investment in connected device company Circle Media Labs.
Culture Secretary Karen Bradley says she is minded to refer 21st Century Fox’s £11.7 billion takeover of Sky to the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) amid concern over media plurality.
The Irish government has given the go ahead to 21st Century Fox’s £11.7 billion takeover of Sky.