Ultra HD is coming to Sky Deutschland’s Sky Sport Bundesliga channel next week (Oct. 14) in time for a live transmission of the Bundesliga game Borussia Dortmund vs. Hertha BSC match.
Apple’s 4th-generation Apple TV just added a new app, this time from Sky Deutschland. The German
German pay-TV broadcaster has made its Sky Online app available to viewers in Germany and Austria.
Consumers can sign up for month-to-month service with the ability to cancel at any time, and have over-the-top access to the operator’s catalog of movie, series, documentary, children’s and sports programming.
Rights to live sporting events continue to inflate the price tag for content. The latest deal – for Germany’s Bundesliga soccer league – netted $5.26 billion for rights that include multiple platforms.
Bundesliga made sure no broadcaster got a monopoly on live rights for the next four seasons, divvying them up between Sky Deutschland, Discovery’s Eurosport , German public broadcasters ZDF and ARD, and online streaming platform Perform.