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Sky Deutschland to launch Swiss OTT sport service - report

Monday 17 July 2017 | 14:02 CET | News

German pay TV operator Sky Deutschland plans to launch an OTT TV service for sport in Switzerland, reports Broadband TV News citing confirmation from a Sky Deutschland spokesman. The spokesman said that the operator is talks about such and will announce further details in future.

The OTT TV service will complement Sky Deutschland's presence in Switzerland via Swisscom's pay-TV operator Teleclub that has been offering Sky Deutschland's channels to Swiss households via cable, satellite and IPTV for years. But recently, Swiss cable operator UPC Switzerland acquired the rights for the games of German football league Bundesliga transmitted by Sky Deutschland in Switzerland for its new MySports channel that will be available via IPTV and cable.

According to Broadband TV News, Sky's Swiss OTT TV service will also include its Bundesliga coverage, as indicated by the already activated Swiss Sky Sport sites on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram, providing Swiss sports fans with an alternative way to watch the games. The service will launch in August of this year.



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Categories: Broadcast & Satellite / Internet
Companies: Sky Deutschland / Swisscom / UPC
Countries: Switzerland
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