Sky Deutschland has entered into a framework agreement that will put all ten Sky HD channels into an additional 600,000 cable households. The satcaster will provide the seven HD streams already on the air and a further three launching this Friday (August 13) to the 140 members of Deutsche Netz Marketing GmbH (DNMG), the largest […]
News Corp is remaining firm on its £7.8 billion (€9.41 billion) offer for the 60% of BSkyB the media giant does not already own. In an investor call on Wednesday News Corp deputy chairman Chase Carey described the bid, rejected by BSkyB’s independent board as “full and fair.” “We’ve been able to sit with our […]
News Corp is to underwrite a €340 million refinancing of Sky Deutschland as the satcaster issued a profit warning. The new money will go towards an expansion of HD services, the accelerated deployment of Sky+ and enhanced customer service.
Broadcom has said that its BCM7325 and BCM7335 chipsets are being used in the new range of set-top boxes being deployed by Sky Deutschland.
Sky Deutschland has signed an agreement with Austrian cable operator B.net to carry all seven HD channels on its network, the has company announced.
German cable operator Kabel BW and Sky Deutschland have agreed to a close marketing cooperation which will see the cabler combining its CleverKabel broadband and telephony offers with Sky subscriptions including the Bundeliga packages. The joint marketing effort will launch in July.
VIDEO. Sky Deutschland plans to expand its HD offering to 10 channels this summer. Starting on August 13, Sky Sport HD2 will be the second HD sports channel from the premium broadcaster.
Tele Columbus will offer its subscribers a single digital receiver following a new agreement with Sky Deutschland, continuing the approach by the paycaster towards the cable sector that begun with Net Cologne early last month.
Following last week’s launch of a CI Plus module by Kabel Deutschland, Sky Deutschland CEO Brian Sullivan has indicated there is a “pretty good chance” that Sky might produce its own CI Plus module that could work with IDTVs (integrated digital televisions). Like KDG, Sky uses conditional access from NDS, its launch of a €69 […]
ANGA Cable 2010 – Cologne. Sky Deutschland is to bring in a number of new services to its subscribers, including Multiroom and the availability of a dedicated iPad application.