German pay-TV broadcaster Sky Deutschland has launched a subscription video-on-demand service in Switzerland offering TV series and movies for a monthly flat fee of CHF14.90 (€12.90).
The Netflix competitor branded Sky Show comprises the latest seasons of popular TV series such as The Walking Dead or Game of Thrones.
In total, Sky Show contains more than 2,000 episodes of TV series, 1,000 animated series episodes and 500 movies and documentaries including productions by HBO and Showtime as well as all Sky Originals. The titles are available in the original language and in the dubbed German version; the offer is extended weekly.
In addition, selected content can be streamed from 18 pay-TV brands including Sky Atlantic, Sky 1, Sky Krimi, National Geographic, Fox, 13th Street and Syfy.
Sky Show is initially accessible via web, tablets and smartphones (iOS/Android) as well as Chromecast and AirPlay. Smart TV sets (Samsung, LG, Sony, Panasonic), Apple TV, Sony PlayStation and other platforms are to follow.
Sky Show complements the sports streaming service Sky launched in Switzerland in August 2017. The services are operated by Sky Switzerland, a wholly owned subsidiary of Sky Deutschland.