Acetrax Movies has announced that it will be closing on June 21, as the service will be integrated into the Sky Go and Now TV services.
Sky has made a further $1.9m (€1.44m) equity investment in Roku, a platform which delivers over-the-top (OTT) services via streaming devices.
Sky customers will be able to access what the satcaster is claiming to be the most complete catch-up TV service in the UK from this coming Monday (March 18) following the addition on 4 on demand (4oD) to the company’s On Demand service.
The Sky Movies app is now available to Android smartphones and tablets.
Sky has updated its iPhone app to allow the device to be used as a remote control when both are connected to the same Wi-Fi network.
Sky has entered a new multi-year licensing agreement with NBCUniversal International Television Distribution for exclusive television rights for future and library titles from NBC Universal for Sky Movies.
Astra Deutschland’s HD+ platform had 761,456 paying customers at the end of September, an increase of 127,000 during the third quarter.
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.