Luke Bradley-Jones

Disney hires Sky UK exec to lead SVOD in Europe, Africa

Disney has hired a Sky exec to lead its streaming drive in Europe and Africa. Luke Bradley-Jones has joined as the London-based SVP of direct-to-consumer and GM of Disney+ Europe and Africa. Beginning the role early next year, Bradley-Jones will oversee management for Disney+ in Europe and Africa. The appointment comes as Disney readies a […]

Sky introduces programme voice search

Sky has introduced a new function on its top-end set-top boxes allowing viewers to search for programmes using their voices. The voice search will be available to Sky customers with the Sky Q service, which was launched in late 2015 as a premium option for subs. TV tech firm TiVo is delivering the voice search […]

Sky brings Ultra HD to Sky Q

Sky is set to launch Ultra HD content on its Sky Q service next month, offering sports, movies, documentaries and dramas in the medium. From August 13, Sky Q Silver customers will be able to access what Sky claims is “the UK’s most comprehensive Ultra HD service”, with 4K sport to be available live and […]

Sky shutting 3D TV channel

UK pay TV operator Sky is closing its 3D channel. The linear service will close the 3D service in June. It launched almost five years ago, amid much hype about the prospects for 3D TV, but it failed to generate widespread consumer interest. Sky said it will continue to provide 3D content on an on-demand basis. […]

Sky adds 12 channels to catch-up service

UK satellite TV provider BSkyB is due to add 12 more channels to its catch up TV service before the end of the year and is expanding its collection of TV series Box Sets this autumn. Sky said that it is adding Discovery, TLC, E!, Star, Watch, Gold, Dave, Alibi, Cartoon Network, Boomerang, Cartoonito and […]