Sky has acquired a $500 million debt security in Pluto.TV, the web TV service, available though mobile apps and connected TVs.
Sky is investing $5 million in the US advertising technology firm Sharethrough, a leader in so-called ‘native advertising’.
The management board and supervisory board of German pay-TV broadcaster Sky Deutschland have recommended its shareholders not to accept the offer by UK sister company BSkyB to acquire their stakes.
Pay-TV broadcasters such as BSkyB and Virgin Media could find themselves having to pay retransmission fees to public service broadcasters.
BSkyB has priced the equivalent of £3.25 billion in Euro and US dollar denominated bonds.
21st Century Fox has no plans to buy the UK’s ITV, according to Chase Carey, the company’s president and CEO. Speaking in the first session at the RTS London Conference Power, Politics and the Media, he added that while he could not comment about a possible future full take-over of Sky, Sky’s sole focus at […]
ITV has called for UK public broadcasters to be fairly compensated for the transmission of their channels. It says the PSBs are providing an effective multi-million pound subsidy to Sky and Virgin.
A revamp to the Sky Electronic Program Guide has brought in a new recommendations feature and the launch of a Smart Series link.
BSkyB has made a $400,000 equity investment in Jaunt, a Californian technology company that specialises in cinematic virtual reality.
BSkyB has seen a major increase in the number of customers taking its on demand and internet connected services.