Ginx Esports TV has concluded a channel carriage deal with Sky Italia which will see Ginx Esports TV available to Italian veiwers.
Sky is taking a £4.5 million equity stake in video compression provider V-Nova.
Sky has secured the exclusive rights to the UEFA Champions League and Europa League in Italy, freezing out rival Mediaset.
Journalists at the all-news channel Sky TG 24 voted to strike for 24 hours in protest against 200 redundancies and the transfer of 310 employees from Cagliari to Rome and Milan.
21st Century Fox is the largest media player in Italy, according to a study from the communications regulator Agcom.
Vodafone Italia and Sky Italia have signed an agreement tp integrate Sky’s internet TV offer into the new Vodafone TV service in the country.
Italian broadcaster Mediaset and rival Sky Italia are in talks over a possible deal concerning Mediaset’s pay-TV arm after an agreement to sell the unit to Vivendi collapsed.
German pay-TV broadcaster Sky Deutschland will commence the relocation of the playout and uplink for its transponders on the Astra satellite system (19.2 degrees East) from Munich to Milan tonight.
Sky Italia has been named as one of the companies in talks with VimpelCom and Hutchison in an asset sale designed to head off regulatory concerns.
A consortium of providers including Viaccess-Orca, Harmonic and VideoStitch are working with Sky Italia to test a virtual reality experience based around a basketball match.