BSkyB invests USD 7 mln in Whistle Sports

Wednesday 29 October 2014 | 10:12 CET | News
UK pay TV operator BSkyB has invested USD 7 million in US sport-focused cross-platform YouTube network Whistle Sports, which partners with online personalities who create video content for young audiences. Sky said it would work with Whistle Sports on creating new content, building on its ongoing programme of investing in start-ups to bring new ideas, insights and services into its business.

Thank you for visiting Telecompaper

Sign up below to get access to the rest of this article and all the telecom news you need.

  • Register free and gain access to even more articles from Telecompaper. Register here
  • Subscribe and get unlimited access to Telecompaper’s full coverage, with a customised choice of news, commentary, research and alerts.


Already registered?

Free Headlines in your E-mail

Every day we send out a free e-mail with the most important headlines of the last 24 hours.

Subscribe now

Categories: Broadcast & Satellite / Internet
Companies: BSkyB
Countries: United Kingdom / United States
::: add a comment

Add comment

We welcome comments that add value to the discussion. We attempt to block comments that use offensive language or appear to be spam, and our editors frequently review the comments to ensure they are appropriate. If you see a comment that you believe is inappropriate to the discussion, you can bring it to our attention by using the report abuse links. As the comments are written and submitted by visitors of the Telecompaper website, they in no way represent the opinion of Telecompaper.


Dailymotion signs content deal with Whistle Sports

Published 25 Nov 2015 08:37 CET | World
Online video-sharing site Dailymotion has announced a partnership with Whistle Sports Network. The agreement allows Whistle ...

Sky News, Sports launch on Snapchat Discover

Published 12 Feb 2015 08:50 CET | United Kingdom
Sky News and Sky Sports launch on Snapchat Discover to provide news and sport in the UK and Ireland. The ad-supported Snapchat ...

Whistle Sports raises USD 28 mln from Sky, Liberty, others

Published 14 Jan 2015 08:49 CET | United States
US sports video content aggregator Whistle Sports Network has raised USD 28 million in Series B financing backed by Emil Capital ...

Sky invests USD 500,000 in Pluto.TV

Published 13 Oct 2014 11:21 CET | United States
UK pay TV operator Sky has invested USD 500,000 in US online video aggregator Pluto.TV as part of its strategy to drive ...

BSkyB invests another USD 700,000 in Roku

Published 02 Oct 2014 14:24 CET | World
UK pay TV operator BSkyB has made another USD 700,000 equity investment in OTT TV platform Roku. The move follows Sky's USD 12.2 ...

Sky invests USD 5 mln in Sharethrough

Published 30 Sep 2014 09:48 CET | United States
Satellite TV and broadband operator Sky has invested USD 5 million in US advertising technology company Sharethrough as part of a ...

BSkyB makes additional investment in Roku

Published 10 May 2013 13:35 CET | United Kingdom
British Sky Broadcasting has made an additional USD 1.9 million investment in streaming platform provider Roku. The follows a USD ...