The UK’s digital terrestrial pay-TV broadcaster Top Up TV has been unable to reach an agreement to resell BT Vision’s new sports channels on the Freeview platform.
Sky Sports 1 and 2 are to be made available on UK DTT through the use of a CI Plus CAM (conditional access module). Top Up TV has announced it will launch the service next month.
Third party platforms including Top Up TV will be able to distribute the Sky Sports channels without the use of a set-top box following an Ofcom decision.
Ofcom has barred Sky from using a clause in its wholesale contract with Top Up TV that would have restricted the range of set-top boxes used by the pay-TV operator for distributing Sky Sports.
Top Up TV has joined the battle for the premium sports viewer with the announcement that it will add Sky Sports 1 and 2 to its terrestrial platform from August 2. The statement follows similar announcements from BT, whose terrestrial capacity will be used by the premium service. At £22.99 (€27) per month for one […]
Top Up TV has launched an appeal against Ofcom proposals to allow Sky to run its proposed ‘Picnic’ pay-TV service on the UK DTT platform.
International Broadcast Services company WRN has rebranded as WRN Broadcast. The expanded company that now offers clients an end-to-end solution for ingest, content management, playout, encoding/multiplexing and distribution has added Top Up TV to its client base.