Italy’s antitrust watchdog AGCM has opened an investigation into Sky Italia’s acquisition of the R2 unit of commercial broadcaster Mediaset.
Jeremy Darroch says there are already benefits In both directions between Sky and its new owners Comcast.
The top five SVOD services are behind 89% of total subscription streaming revenues in Europe, according to Michail Chandakas at Kagan.
Sky wants to become less dependent on cable and satellite distribution and is now making its entire pay-TV offer available in Austria through the new streaming service Sky X.
A man who sold adapted Amazon Fire TV sticks and set-top boxes to view Sky programming without paying, has been fined.
Comcast is to work with technology developed for Sky’s Now TV platform as part of a direct-to-consumer offering.
NBCUniversal will launch its own streaming OTT service in 2020. the new service will also be available in Europe.
Sky has announced its joined the shareholders in video software provider Synamedia with a minority stake.
Sky’s CEO in the UK & Ireland has spoken out against plans for a “whistle to whistle” ban on betting advertising during live sport.
Latest analysis from Ampere suggests that post the media mega-mergers of Comcast/Sky and Disney/Fox, two in every 10 dollars spent on content worldwide will now be spent by these two entities.