Sky Store

ViacomCBS strikes Sky TVOD deal for Comedy Central, MTV titles

ViacomCBS has agreed a distribution deal with Sky in the UK to place its pay TV brands on the Sky Store. This deal will see programming from MTV, Comedy Central and Nickelodeon purchasable by viewers on Sky Store and on Now TV. In particular, ViacomCBS said that some of its “most popular titles” will be […]

Sky Deutschland launches Sky Store

Sky Deutschland has launched its own version of Sky Store, the electronic sell-through service provided by the pay TV giant in the UK. The German service will provide over 1,000 films for sale, with around 30 new titles to be released each month, according to the operator. Sky customers will be able to purchase movies […]

Netflix, Amazon drive UK digital spend past £1bn

Digital revenues from services like Netflix, Amazon Prime and Sky Store exceeded £1 billion (US$1.5 billion) for the first time last year, according to new research. The UK’s Entertainment Retailers Association claims that it is “almost certain” that video will become a majority-digital business in 2016, after digital video revenues grew by 30.3% year-on-year in […]

UK performance boosts Sky results

A strong UK performance helped deliver exceptional full-year results for Sky, with the operator adding close to a million customers over the course of the full year while increasing revenue and profit significantly. Delivering its first full-year results as an expanded operation spanning the UK, Ireland, Germany, Austria and Italy, Sky added 973,000 customers over […]

Sky confirms buy-to-keep rental service

BSkyB has confirmed it is branching into buy-to-keep digital movie sales and DVDs-by-mail with a revamp to its existing Sky Store rental service. Due to roll out in the coming weeks, the Buy & Keep movie service will let Sky+HD customers pay to own a digital copy of movie through their set-top box, with a […]

Sky opens up movie rental store

BSkyB hasopened its Sky Store movie rental service up to non-Sky subscribers in the UK and Ireland. The move will allow any UK home with a broadband connection torent movies from the pay TV operator. In addition to a new website, viewers are able to access Sky Store through YouView boxes as well as […]

BSkyB to make sports channels available without subscription

BSkyB is making its sports channels available on a pay-as-you-go basis for £9.99 a day ($15.80) without a TV subscription for the first time. Sky is to offer access its six Sky Sports channels to customers of Now TV, the over-the-top TV service launched by Sky late last year, for a 24-hour period for £9.99 […]