Oct 302019
Sky Deutschland to increase security to combat piracy German pay-TV operator Sky Deutschland is set to implement the same “anti card sharing” security as Sky UK in a bid to combat piracy of its channels. Through the so-called unique pairing, the Sky receiver is paired up with the smartcard and no longer functions in third-party [...]
Oct 302019
Sky and Warner / HBO extent deal Sky has confirmed an extension to its output deal with HBO and Warner Bros. Sky customers will continue to enjoy first-run access to WarnerBros movies, plus ongoing access to Turner movie and children’s channels as part of a new deal. The deal also includes the continued partnership with [...]
Oct 102019
Intelsat successfully launch their “Mission Extension Vehicle, or MEV” for their old satellites This one is for those watching / hacking into the Freeview back up on Intelsat 907. The Intelsat 907 satellite is approaching its end of life…Intelsat has updated their “Estimated End Of Life” expectancy for the Intelsat-907 satellite to Q1 2020. This [...]
Oct 032019
Sky TV Channel Changes – October 2019 Sky has revised their channel line-up, with the launch of the the new Sky Crime channel. And follows the closure of the Real Lives channel. The new Sky Crime HD channel can now be found on Sky channel number 121. This means other Sky channels to move to [...]
Sep 192019
Police raid IPTV streaming service platforms across Europe Yesterday (18/09/19) Police in Italy, the Netherlands, France, and Bulgaria raided multiple locations in an effort to shut down what they say is the back end of many illegal IPTV services. Xstream-codes.com is reportedly the company behind the software systems that run many IPTV services according to [...]
Sep 172019
F1 on C4 for more years as C4 and Sky extend partnership Sky and Channel 4 have announced an extension to their live sport, advertising and on-demand content partnership Following a successful 2019 season, highlights of Formula 1® and live coverage of the British Grand Prix will continue to be broadcast on Channel 4 as [...]
Sep 162019
BBC to switch off Red Button text service in 2020 The BBC is to switch off the news and sport text services on the TV red button early next year. The decision spells the end of reading headlines, football scores, weather, travel news and more on TV sets, 45 years after the launch of Ceefax. [...]
Sep 102019
La Liga UK TV rights announced Premier Sports and LaLiga have today announced a historic agreement that will see every game from Spanish top-flight LaLiga Santander broadcast in the UK and Ireland via multiple platforms through the conclusion of the 2021/22 season. Coverage will be found on La Liga TV, which will appear on the [...]
Sep 052019
New UK La Liga rights announcement expected soon Javier Tebas, the president of La Liga, Spain’s top-flight soccer body, has confirmed a new TV rights deal for the UK and Ireland will be signed before the next round of fixtures, which starts 13th September. Having failed to agree a long-term media rights deal before the [...]