Emma Lloyd

Sky ploughs another £1m into TRX

UK satcaster Sky has invested another £1 million (US$1.3 million) in rights trading platform TRX. Sky was one of a number of companies and private investors who were part of a £5.2 million funding round in August last year, and has now increased its minority stake. TRX is a UK-based digital distribution platform designed to […]

Sky buys into Drone Racing League

Sky has invested in the Drone Racing League and will televise its events on the Sky Sports Mix channel. The pay TV operator has sunk US$1 million into the League, which features specialist drone pilots racing identical drones over complex, themed race tracks. Sky Sports Mix is effectively a basic tier taster channel for the […]

Sky, C4 buy into Frank brothers’ digital platform

UK-based pay TV company Sky and commercial broadcaster Channel 4 have both bought into Dial Square 86, the parent company of new rights trading platform TRX. The pair have taken an undisclosed minority stake in the Dial Square, which oversees soon-to-launch digital distribution platform. It is the first time Sky and pubcaster Channel 4 have […]

Sky and ITV partner on eSports channel

Sky and ITV have partnered with video gaming TV network Ginx to relaunch what they claim is the UK and Ireland’s only 24-hour eSports TV station. GINX eSports TV is due to go live on the Sky platform on June 23, and ITV and Sky are expected to take minority stakes in the business to […]