Sky, Netflix new multi-year deal
January 20, 2020
By Colin Mann
Sky and Netflix have forged a new multi-year deal agreement in the UK. Strengthening their successful partnership built over the past two years. The new extended deal will help Sky to bring customers all of the entertainment they love, all in one place. Following the deal, Sky customers will soon have the option to take up Netflix’s Basic Plan on Sky Q.
In one seamless service users are able to access all the TV and film Sky offers, including Sky original productions such as the award-winning Chernobyl, new shows such as The Third Day, and returning series such as Save Me Too, alongside Netflix’s original dramas, films and documentaries, which include The Witcher, The Irishman and a brand-new series of Sex Education.
“This is a great start to what is set to be another strong year for Sky,” declared Stephen van Rooyen, Chief Executive Officer, Sky UK and Ireland. “Our customers love Netflix content and our partnership continues to go from strength to strength, we plan to launch new channels and genres, start building our new studio, Sky Studios Elstree, and we’ll have great new and returning Sky originals too. This year our customers will have access to even more great content – all in one place.”
The deal is the latest in a series of content partnerships for Sky, with the BBC, Channel 4, Channel 5 and Warner Media all entering into new agreements.