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Research: 42% say TV set-up is vital for stylish living room

Three-piece suites, drinks trolleys and inspirational quotes are fading out of UK living rooms, making way for corner sofas, sustainable furniture and smart technology according to research commissioned by Sky Glass, the streaming TV from Sky. Velvet furniture (53 per cent), floral print wallpaper (50 per cent) and wood panelling (48 per cent) are also […]

May 26, 2022

Sky offers 3 months free Apple TV+

Sky is offering its Sky Q and Sky Glass customers three months free access to the Apple TV+ streaming service. In a message to customers, Sky said: “For Sky VIPs, the VIP treatment never stops. That’s why you can now get a three-month free trial of Apple TV+ […] That’s Sky TV and huge Apple […]

March 21, 2022By Nik Roseveare

iMAG delivers automated HDR LED for Sky Glass

Virtual production and LED hire specialist, iMAG, was approached about Sky Glass’s launch event via freelance production director and multi award winning creative agency INCA’s technical director for the project, Mark Connolly. With the key challenge of deploying a solution that would match Sky Glass’s advanced technology and Sky’s aspirations for the product, this global […]

March 8, 2022

Sky price hikes will affect 1m subs

Sky has confirmed it will raise broadband and pay-TV prices on some of its packages from April 1st. Landline customers will also see their bills rise from the beginning of May. Sky says the average price increase will be less than 5 per cent, and the company will be contacting all affected customers to notify […]

February 17, 2022

Sky sheds 200,000 subs in 2021

Comcast, owner of Sky and NBCUniversal, has reported Q4 revenue increased 9.5 per cent to $30.3 billion (€27.1bn), exceeding expectations. Sky’s total subscriber numbers throughout the UK, Germany and Italy fell by 198,000 in 2021, despite an increase of 61,000 in Q4 – most of which were attributed to streaming. Sky’s revenue dropped by 2.4 […]

January 28, 2022

Report: Trends that defined the video market in 2021

Streaming video has exploded and more companies are fighting for a piece of the pie; in an end of year report, Interpret examined the most significant developments impacting the video industry. 2021 brought several welcome changes after a 2020 that was great for subscription streaming services but a challenge for much of the rest of […]

December 22, 2021

Sky opens its largest store in Manchester

Sky has unveiled its largest retail shop at Manchester Arndale. It is Sky’s twelfth new shop launch in just over a year and the space comprises of 3,370sft in total. Since opening its first shop in the UK at Liverpool One 12 months ago, Sky has now expanded its retail footprint across the country, launching […]

December 20, 2021By Nik Roseveare

Sky opens new flagship shop at Westfield, White City

Sky has unveiled its new flagship shop at Westfield, White City. This will be Sky’s second bricks and mortar shop in London and builds on its existing presence in the capital with head office locations and Sky Studios in close proximity. One year on from opening the first Sky shop in the UK at Liverpool […]

December 10, 2021

Free data, movies, football for Sky subs this Xmas

This Christmas, Sky is saying thank you to its subscribers with a number of free gifts including Sky Cinema movies, Premier League football matches, free mobile data, and international calls. Available to existing customers, Sky says the gifts will help viewers to get together, either at home with movies and matches, or remotely with calls […]

December 8, 2021By Nik Roseveare

Intertrust ExpressPlay joins Vewd Operator TV ecosystem

Vewd, a provider of OTT software solutions, and Intertrust ExpressPlay, a specialist in media security and anti-piracy services, have announced that its ExpressPlay XCA content security solution has joined the Vewd Operator TV ecosystem. With ExpressPlay XCA pre-integrated, pay-TV operators now have a complete smart TV platform on which they can offer secure broadcast and […]

December 7, 2021