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.
ANGA Cable 2010 – Cologne. Sky Deutschland has chosen NDS XTV secure integrated PVR technology for its Sky+ HD PVR service. The Pace-manufactured receiver will extend the relationship that began with the first Sky Deutschland HD receiver in August last year.
Barely three weeks in the job, Sky Deutschland’s new CEO Brian Sullivan said he expects the company to be EBITDA positive in 2011. “I believe in the potential growth of pay television in Germany,” he told the German FAZ newspaper.
Sky Deutschland CEO Brian Sullivan will join the opening discussion of the ANGA Cable show on May 4th.
Sky Deutschland has shown a live HDTV production in 3D for the first time in Germany. On Sunday, about 120 invited guests in the Füllhalle at the Munich Praterinsel could follow the Bundesliga match between Bayer Leverkusen and Hamburger SV live in 3D.
Sky Deutschland is following in the footsteps of its UK counterpart with a live 3D transmission of the Bundesliga.
Outgoing Sky Deutschland CEO Mark Williams says that six months after its relaunch, the foundations for a viable business have been laid. His comments came as the German pay-TV platform reported increases in subscriber numbers and ARPU.