BBC iPlayer has been launched on Sky+. As a result, up to 6.7 million homes with a Sky+HD box and broadband connection will from today (October 30) be able to enjoy the BBC’s VOD service, which has been integrated into Sky’s existing EPG and on demand menus.
BSkyB has removed the pay-per-view elements from its Now TV online streaming platform.
Sky is introducing a new 2TB version of its Sky+ PVR. New catch up TV services will also be launched to subscribers that have connected the box to the internet.
Sky has updated its iPad app to allow subscribers to use the device as a remote control for the Sky+ HD box.
BSkyB has directly entered the internet TV market with a standalone service that will be available on a cross platform basis.
BSkyB has signed a new licensing deal with film and television studio Miramax.
BSkyB has secured the rights to five of the seven packages of live audiovisual rights for the Premier League in the UK during the seasons 2013/14 to 2015/16.
Sky is introducing a series of changes to its EPG, the first major upgrade since the launch of its HD EPG early in 2009.
WATCH VIDEO. Trace Sports is launching on Sky in the UK and on DStv from Multichoice in Africa.
Over the years Sky has picked off a number of brands associated with the terrestrial broadcasters, but the most defining has to be its work with Sir David Attenborough, which has now resulted in a fourth 3D collaboration.