MTV Networks International has renewed its channel distribution agreement with BSkyB, at the same time moving its advertising sales to Sky Media, a move that is expected to lead to significant redundancies at its own Viacom Brand Solutions.
Sky has extended its relationship with OpenTV, licensing new patents and intellectual property rights, to support the ongoing development of its digital TV platform.
Sky is downloading a software update to its Sky+ boxes that will put them into standby after four hours of inactivity.
BSkyB has stepped up its campaign against Ofcom’s proposals on the wholesaling of its premium channels. The satcaster has released an ‘independent’ report that predicts “adverse effects” if the planned ratecard is implemented.
Video Interview. BSkyB has said its proposals to launch a 3D television service in 2010 do not circumvent the various industry initiatives to develop a common standard for the format. In a Broadband TV News/Videonet interview Brian Lenz, director, product design & TV product development, BSkyB, said it was not the issue that many in […]
This Friday, September 25, Deutsche Telekom’s T-Entertain IPTV service will stop distributing channels from Sky Deutschland. As previously reported in Broadband TV News, Sky has cancelled its contract with the telco.
IBC 2009 – Amsterdam. In a new twist on pester power, Brian Sullivan, MD, customer group, BSkyB, explained how his 8-year old son had forced him to delay the rollout of the satcaster’s new EPG.