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Sky Italia readies Sky Stream launch

Sky Italia is launching the Sky Stream digital box on June 3rd, offering a flexible solution for those who prefer a traditional TV experience with the convenience of streaming. Subscribers will be able to select content from various sources, including live and on-demand content from Sky, popular streaming services (such as Netflix, Disney+, Prime Video, […]

May 28, 2024From Branislav Pekic in Rome

Queensberry vs Matchroom on TNT Sports Box Office

On June 1st, fight fans can watch the 5 vs 5, Queensberry vs Matchroom boxing card live on TNT Sports Box Office. The event will see five Queensberry fighters against five Matchroom fighters in a shootout between the UK’s biggest boxing promoters, Frank Warren and Eddie Hearn. The 5 vs 5 scoring system will award […]

May 28, 2024

AEW signs PPV deal with DAZN

DAZN and All Elite Wrestling (AEW) have announced a partnership that will bring AEW’s next two Pay-Per-View events – AEW: Double or Nothing and AEW x NJPW: Forbidden Door – to wrestling fans worldwide via the DAZN streaming platform. Fans will be able to purchase AEW PPV events direct on the DAZN Platform. The deal kicks […]

May 24, 2024

Sky hires WBD’s Dogra

Priya Dogra, the former Warner Bros Discovery EMEA chief, is joining Sky in the newly-created role of chief advertising and new revenue officer. She will also sit on Sky’s executive management committee. At Comcast-owned Sky, Dogra will report to Sky’s chief business officer Nick Herm and work closely with Brett Aumuller – managing director of […]

May 23, 2024

Forecast: India multiplay service revenue to grow at 4.5% CAGR

Multiplay service revenue in India is expected to grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 4.5 per cent between 2023 and 2028, in line with the rising adoption of multiplay service bundles among households on the back of improving fixed network infrastructure in the country, forecasts GlobalData, the data and analytics company. GlobalData’s […]

May 23, 2024

Sky Sports: EPL viewing up 4% YoY ahead of finale

Sky Sports is readying to draw the curtain on a record-breaking Premier League (EPL) season. Heading into the final weekend, a total of 16.3 million viewers have tuned in to watch the Premier League this season, which is up 4 per cent on last year, which itself was a record-setting season. Across the EPL, EFL, […]

May 17, 2024

DISH TV, Hughes debut bundled offering

DISH Network and Hughes Network Systems, both EchoStar companies, have unveiled a new bundled service offering that brings the power of DISH satellite TV together with Hughesnet satellite Internet to create what they describe as a superior solution in TV and Internet for rural America. With this bundle, they say that rural consumers – who […]

May 17, 2024

Research: DFW sports bundle set to dent pay-TV subs

Research from Aluma Insights finds that pay-TV subscribers are far more inclined than non-subscribers to sign up for the Disney/ESPN, Fox and Warner Bros Discovery (DFW) sports bundle when it launches. One-in-five US pay-TV subscribers are at least moderately inclined to sign up for the DFW bundle, double the rate of those without pay TV. […]

May 15, 2024

Sky unveils Sky Sports+

Sky has announced it will launch Sky Sports+ this August, a service it says will be “transformational in the amount of choice sports fans will have access to via live streams, the mobile app and a dedicated new channel, all at no extra cost”. With more coverage from the English Football League (EFL), both tennis […]

May 8, 2024By Nik Roseveare

Disney+ adds 6.3m subs in Q2

The Walt Disney Company has reported Q2 revenues increased to $22.1 billion (€20.5bn) from $21.8 billion in the prior-year quarter. Disney’s Entertainment Direct-to-Consumer business was profitable in Q2. While Disney said it was expecting softer Entertainment DTC results in Q3 to be driven by Disney+ Hotstar, it continues to expect its combined streaming businesses to […]

May 7, 2024