Advanced Television

Stephen van Rooyen

BBC, Sky extend strategic partnership

The BBC and Sky have renewed and expanded their long-term strategic partnership to further showcase the BBC’s brands and services on Sky’s TV products. The agreement will ensure that the BBC content is more prominent on Sky platforms by making it easier for Sky customers to find programmes on BBC iPlayer and BBC Sounds. It […]

September 14, 2021

Duilio heads Sky Italia

Sky Italia has named Vodafone executive director Andrea Duilio as its new CEO. He will take up the role on September 6th. Duilio, 47, who heads Vodafone’s consumer business unit in Italy, will succeed Maximo Ibarra who stepped down in April and will report to Stephen van Rooyen, CEO of Sky’s UK and European operations. […]

July 27, 2021

ITV, Sky expand commercial partnership

ITV and Sky have signed a new long-term partnership that they say drives increased value for both businesses and provides Sky TV customers with an enhanced viewing experience across all of ITV’s content and services. The partnership, which builds on the previous advertising and carriage agreement between the companies, covers all existing and future Sky […]

July 21, 2021

Sky, Adobe team with Kick it Out to launch second year of The Edit

Sky and Adobe have announced the topic for the second year of The Edit, a programme for schools to help close the digital divide by improving the digital and media literacy skills of young people across the UK & Ireland. For this year’s competition Sky and Adobe have teamed up with Kick it Out to […]

June 22, 2021

DreamWorks deal for Sky Kids

In a boost to its kids programming having lost linear access to Disney content, and in a sign of the benefit of their common Comcast ownership, Sky and NBCUniversal Global Distribution have agreed a long-term partnership to bring Sky customers hundreds of hours of animated series featuring celebrated characters from DreamWorks Animation. The deal includes […]

October 19, 2020