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BSkyB launches weekly pay-you-go Sky Sports option

Sky Sports Week Pass

BSkyB has launched a new pay-as-you-go variant for its Now TV OTT offering, providing a weekly Sky Sports pass for £10.99 (€13.75). The Sky Sports… Read more

Sky Italia sees continued decline

21st Century Fox-owned Sky Italia saw a continued decline in its subscriber base in the quarter to June, dropping by 25,000 to 4.73 million. For… Read more

Sky Deutschland expects big subscriber boost in coming year

Brian Sullivan

Pay TV operator Sky Deutschland expects to gain between 400,000 and 450,000 subscribers and full-year EBITDA in the range of €80-110 million in the new… Read more

Horse & Country TV to benefit from Sky EPG categories merger

Horse & Country TV

UK pay TV operator BSkyB is merging the lifestyle category on its EPG with the entertainment genre, with all channels previously listed under lifestyle moved… Read more

ITV’s Crozier unveils plan to push for retransmission fees

Adam Crozier

ITV chief executive Adam Crozier has said that the company and the wider industry will push for BSkyB to pay US-style retransmission fees to carry… Read more

Enex names Sky News exec as new CEO

Adrian Wells© Andrea Southam10.04.13

Global news exchange Enex has named Sky News’ international head of development Adrian Wells as managing director, replacing Henning Tewes, who was apppointed CEO of… Read more

BSkyB’s Now TV adds YouTube to box

YouTube Now TV

BSkyB’s OTT TV service Now TV has added YouTube to its Roku-supplied Now TV streaming box. Now TV box customers can download the YouTube app… Read more

Crispin Odey rejects BSkyB’s Sky Deutschland bid

Crispin Odey

Sky Deutschland minority shareholder – and Rupert Murdoch’s former son-in-law – Crispin Odey has rejected BSkyB’s offer to buy the outstanding shares in the Germany… Read more

Now TV launches on Xbox One

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Sky’s over-the-top video service Now TV is now available on the Xbox One in the UK, with the launch coming a week after Sky rolled… Read more

BSkyB invests in virtual reality cinema specialist

Jaunt VR

UK pay TV operator BSkyB has made an equity investment of US$400,000 (€300,000) in US-based virtual reality cinema startup Jaunt. The investment in the Palo… Read more