Aug 152016
 

Sky is to launch its streaming service NOW TV into the Spanish market, the first territory where it doesn’t have a satellite operation. NOW TV launched in the UK in July 2012 and versions have subsequently been rolled out in Germany and most recently Italy. It runs on a streaming box produced by Roku, in [...]

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Jul 282016
 

Sky is planning to further reduce the number of standard definition only set top boxes as part of an efficiency drive. The move, outlined in the company’s latest annual report, will enable Sky to move forward in utilsing newer broadcast technologies, including the more efficient DVB-S2 and MPEG4. A similar move has already been completed [...]

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Jul 072016
 

Sky Sports has dropped its coverage of the US Open tennis tournament after 25 years. The broadcaster has traditionally struck a year-by-year deal to sub-license the rights to the Grand Slam tournament from Eurosport, which is owned by Discovery, and aired coverage on its own sports channels. The pay-TV giant has chosen not to strike [...]

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Jul 072016
 

Sky Sports and BT Sports have announced the August / September Premier League fixtures. Claudio Ranieri’s Foxes begin the defence of their title away to newly promoted Hull City in the first of 126 live matches on Sky Sports this season, starting Saturday 13th August 2016. The first ever ‘Friday Night Football’ will be in [...]

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Jun 052016
 

Are you actually making the most of your Sky set-top? Really? Sky continues to bolster your Sky+HD digibox with all manner of new features and functions. But there are some features which you may find handy, but did not know about.     Play In Slow Motion Your Sky+ HD box can play back your [...]

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Jun 012016
 

Sky Sports Channel Number Changes Sky is to undo its unpopular decision to promote Sky Sports News HQ ahead of other Sky Sports channels on its platform. Sky Sports News HQ moves to channel 406, allowing Sky Sports 1 – 5 to move back to channels 401-405. Sky Sports F1 will be on 407. The [...]

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Mar 232016
 

Sky will have exclusive Formula 1 rights from 2019 until the deal ends in 2024. This ends the current share set-up between terrestrial broadcasters and the pay TV giant, where Channel Four current show 10 races live with highlight of all other races. Sky Sports will be the home of Formula 1 in the UK [...]

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Mar 232016
 

Earlier this week Sky UK announced their 2016 price increase and package changes. As part of those changes it was announced that from the 1st June, all Sky Movies subscribers would be able to view and record Sky Movie channels in HD, without the need to take out the extra “HD” subscription. A nice “bonus” [...]

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Mar 212016
 

Sky will be increasing their subscription prices on the 1st June 2016. As per the T&Cs of your Sky contract the subscription prices can be increased by up to 10% per year. But they rarely do increase by the full 10%. And this year, probably to help keep subscribers happy, all subscribers will have access [...]

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Mar 182016
 

Test transmissions have started on satellite as Sky prepare to launch their new Ultra High Definition (UHD) TV service. The Sky UHD service is expected to launch in a few months time. Earlier this week, Sky’s Director of Strategy, Nick Herm, said that UHD would arrive on the platform by summer. Sky’s UHD service will [...]

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