IFA 2010 – BERLIN. Sky Deutschland has announced a CI-Plus module for reception of Sky programming. The technology allows access to the programming without any additional set-top-boxes, cables or remote controls.
Sky Deutschland boss Brian Sullivan says he is confident that negotiations with Kabel Deutschland and Unitymedia will be successfully concluded in the next few months.
Sky Deutschland and Deutsche Telekom are in negotiations with the German Football League (DFL) about the transmission of Bundesliga games in 3D. At the same time, the DFL is preparing the marketing packages for new TV rights for the period beginning 2013.
German football clubs are contemplating the idea of setting up their own dedicated channel rather than be dependent on third parties such as Sky Deutschland. “The clubs are strong enough to launch an autonomous Bundesliga TV channel. The Liga has to work now on a scenario of our own TV station,” said Thomas Mann Röttger, […]
The majority of German cable subscribers will not be able to see the three new HD channels from Sky Deutschand when they start broadcasting today, Friday August 13. There are still no carriage agreements with the three major nets, Kabel Deutschland, Unitymedia and Kabel BW.
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.