Sky Sports subscribers will be able to access the channel pack free of charge on Sky’s online and mobile platforms until the end of the year.
Significant parts of Sky’s pay-TV line-up are now available through a Freeview+ set-top box. Registered users of IP Vision’s Fetch TV product can view programmes from over 20 different channels including Sky Sports, Sky 1, Sky Arts, GOLD, History, MTV and Disney as part of the Sky Player service. On demand movies will be added […]
In its first agreement with a major player in the set-top box market, Sky is to launch its Sky Player service on the Humax range of broadband-enabled high definition receivers.
Sky Player, Sky’s online TV service, is to launch on a new range of connected TVs and set-top boxes. Agreements have been announced with Cello and 3 View.
DVB World 2010 – Lisbon: Brian Lenz, BSkyB’s director of product design and TV product development, has revealed that the technical glitches that dogged the launch of the Sky Player on Xbox last October were down to a serious under-estimation of demand.
BSkyB has confirmed plans to run targeted advertising on its broadband-based TV outlet Sky Player. In a note to subscribers Sky said it would be introducing the AdSmart technology from the New Year.
Screen Digest – Future of Online Media – London: Sky has offered an olive branch to the BBC over the possibility of its content being carried on the proposed Canvas system.
Sky has signed a distribution agreement with the hybrid DTT-IP platform Fetch TV and confirmed the launch date for the delivery of its content over the Xbox.
IBC 2009 – Amsterdam. Ioko, the technology aggregator behind the Sky Player online video platform, is to make the service available to other broadcasters within the News Corp group.