Online TV Box from Sky Deutschland
December 19, 2014
All existing and new subscribers to Sky Deutschland’s Sky Online and Snap services can now order the Sky Online TV Box powered by Roku.
The Sky Online TV Box is available at the introductory price of €49.90 when ordered with the Sky Online (www.skyonline.de) or Snap (www.skysnap.de) service. Current Sky Online or Snap customers can purchase the streaming box in the upgrade section. The regular price of the box is €69.90.
The Sky Online TV Box was developed as part of a strategic partnership with streaming platform specialist Roku, based on the Roku platform and its portfolio of streaming players. In addition to both Sky streaming services, customers also have access through the Roku Powered Channel Store to even more channels from a continuously expanding selection including Wall Street Journal Live, Vimeo, TuneIn Radio and special interest channels including FitnessMagazine and iFood.tv – with more to follow soon.
Alice Mascia, Vice President Strategy at Sky Deutschland, said the introduction of the Sky Online TV Box added a flexible, user-friendly and affordable option to stream directly on TV screens the best selection of premium content from Sky Online and online library service Snap. “Working closely with Roku, a leader in the streaming TV category, has given us access to best-in-class user experience,” she added.
“The new Roku Powered streaming player from Sky is an easy and convenient way to enjoy Sky Online, Snap and many other great streaming services on your TV,” said Steve Shannon, general manager of Content and Services at Roku. “We are thrilled about our partnership with Sky and will work hand in hand to continuously bring more content to the platform.”