Tuesday, 17 October 2017

James Murdoch returns to Sky as triple-player preps new TV service

By Nick Wood, Total Telecom
Friday 29 January 16

Feature-packed Sky Q to launch on 9 February; company reports 5% growth in 1H revenue.

Sky on Friday shared details of its new TV service Sky Q, and announced that James Murdoch will reassume the chairmanship of the company. The U.K.-based triple-play provider also reported financial results for the first six months of its financial year, and launched a new set-top-box (STB) for its streaming service, Now TV. Sky Q, which will be available from 9 February, comprises a range of products – including STBs, a WiFi router and an app – that combine to give customers greater control over their viewing experience. For instance, with the 'Fluid Viewing' feature, a user can pause a show on one device…

Sky on Friday shared details of its new TV service Sky Q, and announced that James Murdoch will reassume the chairmanship of the company. The U.K.-based triple-play provider also reported financial results for the first six months of its financial year, and launched a new set-top-box (STB) for its streaming service, Now TV. Sky Q, which will be available from 9 February, comprises a range of products – including STBs, a WiFi router and an app – that combine to give customers greater control over their viewing experience. For instance, with the 'Fluid Viewing' feature, a user can pause a show on one device…

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