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2013-09-13 08:23:02

Please Visit Thomson Video Networks at IBC2013, Stand 14.A10 RENNES, France, September 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Sky Italia, Italy's leading DTH satellite pay TV provider, is planning a trial demonstration of Ultra HD content delivery using the High Efficiency Video Coding (HEVC) compression capabilities of Thomson Video Networks' ViBE(TM) VS7000 [https://www.thomson-networks.com/en/products/video-compression/multiscreen-hevc-encoder ] encoding/transcoding platform. Sky Italia...

2013-03-18 08:24:22

LONDON, March 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- From Monday, Sky customers will be able to access the most complete catch-up TV service anywhere in the UK following the addition of 4 on demand (4oD) to Sky's On Demand service. The upgrade comes at no charge for the growing number of Sky customers who have connected their Sky+HD box to broadband [http://www.sky.com/shop/broadband-talk ] and can download catch-up content at a push of a button. New figures show that the surge in...

2012-10-30 11:24:00

LONDON, October 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Millions of Sky homes can access their favourite BBC shows, on-demand, directly on their TV BBC iPlayer, the BBC's video on demand service, has today launched on Sky+, bringing the best of the BBC's TV programmes directly to the living room. Up to 6.7 million homes with a Sky+HD box and broadband connection will be able to enjoy the best of the BBC on demand in a familiar, easy-to-use...

2012-08-15 06:25:29

LONDON, August 15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- -Update to Sky+ app lets Sky TV customers use iPad as remote control- -Sky TV customers can use app to manage recordings on their Sky+ planner- Sky has today unveiled an update to the popular Sky+ app for iPad which allows Sky TV [http://www.sky.com/shop/tv ] customers to use their iPad as a remote control. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120815/554682 ) From today, Sky customers...

2012-04-03 10:22:04

LONDON, April 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- More than 10 million Sky homes will be able to watch the 2012 London Olympics through two dozen brand new BBC channels which will be dedicated to the BBC's live coverage of the games. In addition, more than 5 million Sky homes with Sky+HD set-top boxes will be able to watch the coverage in stunning HD TV [http://www.sky.com/shop/tv/high-definition ], to make their Olympics experience even richer and more immersive. The innovative...

2012-03-23 06:22:21

LONDON, March 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- - Sky's on demand service now available to all Sky homes with a broadband-connected Sky+HD set-top box - Over 5 million Sky homes can now access Sky's on demand content over their broadband connection From today, Sky's on demand service Sky Anytime+, will be available to any Sky+HD home with a broadband connection. This means that over 5 million homes will be able to enjoy even more...

2011-11-24 04:37:00

LONDON, November 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Sky 3D 27.11.11 18.30, 03.12.11 19.00 and 18.12.11 19.00 UK box office smash hit, The Lion King, roars into living rooms nationwide on Sky 3D for the first time ever in spine tingling 3D TV [http://www.sky.com/shop/tv/3d ] from 27th November. Forget your worries and be reunited with Nala and Simba as they continue to complete their own 'circle of life'. This highly...

2011-11-08 10:26:00

LONDON, November 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Sky today unveils a free Sky Movies app [http://corporate.sky.com/skyviews.htm ] for iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad which offers Sky TV customers a quick and easy way to find the movies they love. The new app brings users up-to-the-minute information about Sky Movies, Sky Movies Box Office and the latest cinema releases, listing movies via thumbnails or full page view, enabling Sky Movies customers to get even more value for their...

2011-04-11 12:23:00

LONDON, April 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Sky has announced today the release of a new, smaller high-gloss SkyHD box to its range. The SkyHD box when taken with Sky's HD Pack will allow Sky Multiroom customers to enjoy HD TV channels in more than one room of the house without the need to purchase an additional Sky+HD box. The addition of the affordable HD Box completes the line up of HD boxes that include the 1TB Sky+HD box. The new box also includes the HD Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)...

2011-01-31 23:01:00

SEATTLE and AUCKLAND, New Zealand, Feb. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- thePlatform, the leading white-label video publishing company, today announced that it was selected by SKY Television, the largest pay television broadcasting service in New Zealand, to provide the back-end video management for the iSKY online TV service. The new iSKY service is currently available to SKY subscribers and provides the opportunity to view their favorite programs and movies on their computers. iSKY content is...