Google, Sky, RAI, ERT, Kineton, and Skyworth are joining the HbbTV Association.
Comcast has moved a stage closer to finalising its takeover of Sky.
Comcast has placed $27 billion in bonds as it looks to fund its $40 billion purchase of Sky.
21st Century Fox has said it will sell its 39% stake in Sky to Comcast for close to £11.6 billion.
The independent committee established by Sky to examine the future ownership of the broadcaster has said it is in the best interests of shareholders to accept Comcast’s offer.
Comcast is to be the new owner of Sky after the US cablenet outbid 21st Century Fox in an auction for the broadcaster.
Sky has confirmed Netflix will make its debut on Sky Q in November. Its arrival coincides with the launch of a new Sky subscription pack that will combine Sky’s on demand platform with the full Netflix service.
Sky is to allow customers to pay for Spotify Premium directly through their Sky TV account.
Comcast has set a new deadline for its offer to take control of Sky.
Sky and Channel 4 have given details of a new agreement that will bring live coverage of the Formula 1 2019 British Grand Prix and highlights of other races to Channel 4.