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Sky charges streaming viewers to skip ads

Sky is now charging Sky Go and Sky Stream viewers in the UK to skip adverts. Effective immediately, subscribers will have to pay an extra £5 (€5.81) per month on top of their subscription to be able to fast forward through commercial breaks when watching live channels. A message on the Sky website explains: With […]

December 5, 2022

Research: 1.25m Brits have pirated EPL football

With the English Premier League season kicking off on August 5th, 1.25 million Brits (2.4 per cent) admit to having illegally streamed at least one Premier League game over the past 12 months, according to new research from personal finance comparison site This is close to the average viewership for Premier League games shown […]

August 4, 2022By Colin Mann

Peacock rolls out in Germany, Austria

Sky and NBCUniversal have announced the launch of Peacock in Austria and Germany. Available immediately, Sky Q and Sky X customers in Austria will be able to access the Peacock streaming offer, which includes a catalogue of Peacock Originals and classic series from NBCUniversal. “Following great debuts in the UK and Ireland late last year, […]

January 25, 2022

Sky Q, Sky Go new features

Some fresh new features are being added to the Sky Q platform during September. Users can now move between apps in a flash – jump from watching Disney+ to doing a workout on Fiit, then switch to listening to their favourite music on Spotify, all by using their Sky Q voice remote. “When you’re in […]

September 9, 2021

Sky NZ selects Intertrust ExpressPlay DRM

Sky New Zealand will use Intertrust’s ExpressPlay DRM cloud service to help protect Sky New Zealand’s Sky Go. Sky Go is a live TV and VoD OTT companion service offering premium sports, news, box sets, movies, shows and entertainment programming to all Sky box customers, anywhere in New Zealand. ExpressPlay DRM will protect all Live […]

June 9, 2021

Sky Q adds new voice search innovations

Sky is rolling out a raft of new features and voice innovations on its Sky Q platform. Over the next month, movies and series from Disney+, will begin to appear in broader voice and text searches on Sky Q. Users can search for Disney+ exclusives, such as Marvel’s The Falcon and The Winter Soldier and […]

March 31, 2021By Nik Roseveare