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Sky NZ completes Lightbox purchase, to merge it with Neon platform

Monday 3 February 2020 | 14:41 CET | News
Sky New Zealand reports it has completed the purchase of entertainment streaming service Lightbox from Spark. The deal enables Sky to merge Lightbox with its own entertainment streaming service Neon. The Lightbox platform currently has around 130,000 customers.

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Categories: Broadcast & Satellite
Companies: Sky / Spark
Countries: New Zealand
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