Sky Italia to launch Sky Online OTT service in 2 weeks

Wednesday 5 March 2014 | 10:31 CET | News
Pay-TV provider Sky Italia is to launch its OTT service, dubbed Sky Online, in two weeks and has already started pre-registering customers on the website skyonline.tv. The service, which was originally to be called Sky River, is available to all those who have yet to subscribe to Sky or cannot install a dish and specifically targets the audience of so-called digital natives. Subscribers will be able to stream content on all types of devices, including tablets, Smart TVs, DTT boxes, PCs and smartphones and video game consoles (Xbox and Playstation). Viewers who pre-register via the website can

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: Mediaset / Sky Italia
Countries: Italy
::: 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.


Sky Italia launches EUR 19.99/mth OTT football package

Published 17 Sep 2015 10:10 CET | Italy
Italian pay-TV provider Sky Italia has launched what it says is the first monthly football-based TV package offered by an Italian ...

Mediaset denies Champions football rights deal with Sky

Published 22 Jan 2015 10:27 CET | Italy
Italian broadcaster Mediaset has issued a statement denying reports of a deal with Sky Italia over the rights to broadcast ...

Sky News launching for Xbox 360 in US, UK

Published 08 Sep 2014 10:18 CET | United States
UK satellite broadcaster Sky has announced the availability of its 24/7 broadcast news service, Sky News, on Xbox 360 in the US ...

3 Italia, Sky Italia launch joint commercial offer

Published 11 Jul 2014 08:48 CET | Italy
3 Italia has teamed up with Sky Italia to offer a number of joint mobile telephony-pay TV packages. The integrated offers are ...

Sky Italia sees no reason to take part in DTT auction

Published 04 Apr 2014 11:53 CET | Italy
Sky Italia sees no good reason why it should take part in the Italian government's auction of three licenses for new digital ...

Sky Italia, HBO sign deal to air series on Sky Atlantic HD

Published 03 Apr 2014 16:22 CET | Italy
Sky Italia and Home Box Office (HBO) have signed an agreement to exclusively broadcast HBO series such as Game of Thrones and ...

Sky Italia launches Sky Online for 'digital natives'

Published 03 Apr 2014 10:32 CET | Italy
Pay-TV provider Sky Italia has officially launched its Sky Online OTT service, aimed at an audience of so-called digital natives ...

Vodafone Italia, Mediaset sign exclusive VOD deal

Published 02 Apr 2014 15:53 CET | Italy
Vodafone Italia has reached an exclusive agreement with Italian commercial TV broadcaster Mediaset to give Vodafone customers the ...

Accenture provides video platform for Mediaset Infinity

Published 02 Apr 2014 12:04 CET | Italy
Italian commercial TV broadcaster Mediaset has selected Accenture to create and manage its Mediaset Infinity OTT service on the ...

Mediaset unveils Infinity Film Festival

Published 19 Mar 2014 15:56 CET | Italy
Italian commercial TV broadcaster Mediaset has launched the Infinity Film Festival via its OTT service, Infinity TV. The ...

Fastweb, Sky Italia offer free home theatre with Home Pack

Published 31 Jan 2014 13:40 CET | Italy
Italian operator Fastweb and pay-TV provider Sky Italia have launched a new joint promotion during which new subscribers to their ...

Sky Restart used by over 3 mln Italians since launch

Published 22 Jan 2014 16:45 CET | Italy
Pay-TV provider Sky Italia has revealed that just over a month after its launch, over 3 million subscribers have used the Sky ...

Sky Italia to broadcast Winter Olympics exclusively

Published 16 Jan 2014 11:30 CET | Italy
Pay-TV provider Sky Italia has announced that it will be broadcasting the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics on an exclusive basis after ...

Sky Italia deploys Sigma's EPM, CPQ products to drive sales

Published 07 Jan 2014 11:05 CET | Italy
Pay-TV provider Sky Italia Selects has signed an agreement with Sigma Systems to use the latter's Enterprise Product Management ...

Sky Italia reduces price of Cinema package to EUR 29.90/mth

Published 12 Dec 2013 10:59 CET | Italy
Pay-TV provider Sky Italia has announced a festive promotion allowing customers to access the Cinema On Demand package for EUR ...

Sky Italia presents new on-demand features

Published 05 Dec 2013 09:38 CET | Italy
Pay-TV provider Sky Italia has launched a range of innovations to allow easier access to its content in time for the Christmas ...

Sky Italia embeds Inside Secure DRM Fusion Agent software

Published 03 Dec 2013 10:15 CET | World
Inside Secure has licensed its downloadable DRM Fusion Agent software to Sky Italia. Sky Italia is using it to protect premium ...

Sky Italia to broadcast exclusive Fox Sports 2 HD channel

Published 26 Nov 2013 14:48 CET | Italy
Fox International Channels (FIC) has announced the launch of Fox Sports 2 HD, which will be available exclusively to Sky Italia's ...