Tag Archives: Sky

Sound-based educational astronomy platform launches to help blind and partially sighted people to ‘hear’ the Universe

(PRESS RELEASE) SWINDON, 7-Dec-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — UK Research and Innovation, non-departmental public body of the Government of UK that directs research and innovation funding, has announced the launch of a new online astronomy resource aimed at blind and partially … Read the full press release

New Kick It Out Scholarship Programme at University of Liverpool’s Management School to support under-represented ethnic minorities in the UK

(PRESS RELEASE) LIVERPOOL, 8-Nov-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — University of Liverpool, a public research university, has announced that its Management School will be partnering with Sky and Kick It Out for the launch of the Kick It Out Scholarship Programme aimed … Read the full press release

Sky to sell its 20% stake in Sky Betting & Gaming to Canadian company The Stars Group Inc.

Isleworth, United Kingdom, 23-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Sky has agreed to sell its 20% stake in the online betting and gaming business, Sky Betting & Gaming (“SBG”) to The Stars Group Inc. (“The Stars Group”), a Canadian company listed on both … Read the full press release

Sky Jeremy Darroch on the digital Wild West: time for tech giants to experience the formal scrutiny or regulation of media companies

Opinion piece from Jeremy Darroch Group Chief Executive, Sky Originally published in The Times on Tuesday 28 November 2017 Isleworth, United Kingdom, 30-Nov-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Every day new headlines are written about inappropriate video appearing on YouTube, about fake news or Russian … Read the full press release

30 million targetable TV viewers in UK and Ireland now available to advertisers through Sky and Virgin Media partnership

Partnership to give access to more than 30 million targeted TV viewers in the UK and Ireland More impactful targeted TV ad campaigns, underpinned by intelligent data Transparent, brand safe environments and trusted measurement for advertisers HOOK, 16-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ … Read the full press release

Sky announces the promotion of Sarah Wright as the new Director of Acquisitions

Isleworth, UK, 16-Feb-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Sarah Wright, currently Controller of Acquisitions, has been promoted to become Sky’s new Director of Acquisitions, reporting to Gary Davey, Managing Director, Content.  She joined Sky in 2009 from UKTV where she was Director of … Read the full press release

New music and comedy show with a stellar line-up on Sky 1

LONDON,  4-9-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — Sky 1 is set to entertain viewers with Bring the Noise, an all-new music and comedy show with a stellar line-up, it was announced today. The show will see Ricky Wilson in his first role … Read the full press release

Sky acquires majority stake in Blast! Films, one of the UK’s longest established independent production companies

Isleworth, 27-7-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — Sky has taken a majority stake in Blast! Films, the independent production company responsible for hit series The Supervet, The Route Masters and 999: What’s Your Emergency? Founded in 1994 by Ed Coulthard, Blast! Films … Read the full press release

Sky creates Europe’s leading entertainment company following the acquisition of Sky Italia and majority interest in Sky Deutschland

LONDON, 14-11-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — Sky has created Europe’s leading entertainment company after completing the acquisition of Sky Italia and a majority interest in Sky Deutschland. The enlarged group will serve 20 million customers across five countries: Italy, Germany, Austria, … Read the full press release

Sky announces two major new enhancements to its advertising service Sky AdSmart

LONDON, 12-9-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — Sky is today announcing two major new enhancements to its tailored advertising service Sky AdSmart which will give advertisers even more control over their TV campaigns. From November, advertisers using Sky AdSmart will be able … Read the full press release

The England and Wales Cricket Board and Sky Sports to celebrate the 200th live England Test match to be screened by the broadcaster

LONDON, 15-8-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) and Sky Sports will this weekend celebrate the 200th live England Test match to be screened by the broadcaster. The landmark moment in televised cricket will be recognised by an on-pitch presentation by … Read the full press release

Sky strengthened its movies service with new multi-year licensing agreement with Paramount Pictures

LONDON, 5-5-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — Sky has further strengthened its movies service with a new multi-year licensing agreement with Paramount Pictures. This will bring Sky Movies customers exclusive access, during the first pay television window, to current hit titles such as Noah, Anchorman 2: The … Read the full press release

Sky launched new tool on Twitter to let its customers watch or record TV shows, sporting events and movies by clicking icons within Tweets

LONDON, 18-4-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — Sky has started to trial #WatchOnSky, a brand new tool on Twitter that lets Sky customers watch or record TV shows, sporting events and movies by simply clicking icons contained within a Tweet. Twitter users who … Read the full press release

Sky and UKTV signed new multi-year agreement

UKTV’s network of pay TV channels to be made available across all Sky TV products UKTV’s portfolio joins Sky On Demand and Sky Go with catch up and online VOD services Popular British comedy channel, Gold joins NOW TV – … Read the full press release