Jul 102017

Sky Sports Relaunch – New Channels and Prices from 18th July 2018

As we mentioned previously ( ) Sky Sports have today announced that they will be relaunching their channels and pricing.

From the 18th July, new sports packs will go on sale, meaning it will be possible for subscribers to select which sports channels they want to watch, based on the sports they like watching, so for example, cricket fans will be able to opt to subscribe to just Sky Sports Cricket.
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Jun 282017

Sky Sports to revamp channels and price structures

Sky Sports is to drop the numbering system it has used for its channels for more than two decades, replacing them with a thematic offer around individual sports.

New channels centred on football, cricket and golf will replace the existing line-up of Sky Sports 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5. The numbering of its sports channels will be removed in favour of creating specific channels for specific sports, following the example of Sky Sports F1. So far, leaked details published in the press, confirm two channels for football, one for golf, one for cricket and a channel called Sky Sports Arena showing rugby and tennis. Sky Sports Mix, launched last year with a daily pick of coverage from across Sky Sport’s portfolio of channels, and Sky Sports News will continue to broadcast. Continue reading »

May 162017

More Sky channels closed on Cardshare systems today

As expected (it seems to happen on a Tuesday!), two more frequencies carrying Sky Pay channels, have had their encryption changed, meaning that channels on these two frequencies are NO LONGER available on card share systems.

We have reported on other frequencies being shut down on card share systems in previous weeks, ( and )
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Apr 252017

Two more frequencies closed by Sky from cardshare networks

Reports this morning say that two more frequencies have had their encryption security updated by Sky, removing the channels on these frequencies from cardshare networks.

These are the second batch of frequencies to be affected, after the first batch were removed from cardshare late march ( ) .

The latest batch of frequencies and channels affected by the change to “Icam” encryption are as follows:
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Apr 042017

Is Sky Sports about to change it channel structure?

Reports today suggest Sky are to revamp their Sky Sports channels this summer.

The revamp will see cricket, Formula One and golf getting dedicated channels. Football is still seen as the big seller and will have two channels, one for the Premier League and one for the rest.

But rugby union, despite Sky televising the Lions and England’s autumn internationals, is going to be bundled with other sports in a Sports “variety” package.

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Mar 232017

F1 2017 – where to watch F1 on TV

The 2017 Formula One season starts again this weekend, in Australia – early morning start and dont forget the clocks go forward also this weekend

20 race weekends, from March to November.

F1 2017 Race Calendar

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Jan 052017

F1 2017 : UK TV Race Coverage Announced

Sky and Channel 4 are once again sharing coverage of Formula 1 in 2017, as part of the second of a three year TV rights deal.

Coverage of the Monaco Grand Prix will be available on UK free-to-air TV for the first time in five years.

While Sky will offer its subscribers the opportunity to watch every race live and in UHD, Channel 4 will also broadcast extensive highlights of all races in the 2017 season, with all live races and highlights programmes available to watch live (simulcast) and on demand on All 4.

And for the first time, viewers in the UK and Ireland with Sky Q can enjoy every Grand Prix in ultra high-definition with picture quality four times that of normal HD TV. Customers with Sky Q can also enjoy split viewing, with different race camera angles and highlights alongside live coverage.

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Oct 172016

Viewing figures for Sky Sports’ live Premier League matches have dropped by 19 per cent this season.
Despite already having aired headline clashes such as the Manchester derby, Arsenal vs Liverpool and Chelsea vs Liverpool this season, Sky Sports has seen viewers drop by nearly a fifth on last season.

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Oct 142016

Sky Sports and BT Sport Christmas and New Year Premier League schedule

Sky Sports and BT Sports have released their live Premier League football matches for the December and January period.

However, Jürgen Klopp has expressed bewilderment at Liverpool’s new-year fixture schedule and claimed the demands of two Premier League games in less than 46 hours explains why England routinely fail at international tournaments.  Continue reading »

Oct 122016

Football on Sky Sports October 2016

Football League Cup, Sky Bet Championship Football, Premier League Football, La Liga, Scottish Premier League, and much more.

All on Sky Sports during October 2016

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Oct 052016

Sky Q adds split screen for sports

Sky is introducing a set of new features designed to enhance viewing for sports fans.

On selected events, Split Screen Sport is one of the new features being made available to users of the new SkyQ box – with viewers to be able to watch two live streams side-by-side. This will allow customers to watch two streams side by side. For example if a Formula 1 race is taking place at the same time as a key match in the Premier League.

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Sep 152016

Sky Sports 4 will become Sky Sports Ryder Cup

Sky Sports will be dedicating a whole channel to the Ryder Cup.

Sky Sports Ryder Cup will replace Sky Sports 4 on Monday 26 September 2016.

Sky Sports Ryder Cup channel will offer ten days of bespoke programming primarily focusing on live coverage, highlights, breakfast shows, archive material and Ryder Cup specials.

As usual, Sky Sports coverage of the golf tournament between the USA and Europe will include all three days of competition shown exclusively live on Sky Sports and play will also be simulcast on Sky Sports 1 from Friday to Sunday.

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Jul 092016

On Monday July 11, when Sky Sports 1 becomes ‘Sky Sports The Open’, Sky will also be changing the order in which your sports channels appear.

From 6am on Monday, Sky Sports News HQ will be moving to channel number 406 on your Sky electronic programme guide (EPG) with Sky Sports The Open on channel 401.

Sky Sports Channel listings 11 July

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Jul 072016

Sky Sports has dropped its coverage of the US Open tennis tournament after 25 years.

The broadcaster has traditionally struck a year-by-year deal to sub-license the rights to the Grand Slam tournament from Eurosport, which is owned by Discovery, and aired coverage on its own sports channels.

The pay-TV giant has chosen not to strike a deal to broadcast this year’s tournament, bringing an end to one of its longest major sports rights deals.

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Jul 072016

Sky Sports and BT Sports have announced the August / September Premier League fixtures.

Claudio Ranieri’s Foxes begin the defence of their title away to newly promoted Hull City in the first of 126 live matches on Sky Sports this season, starting Saturday 13th August 2016.

The first ever ‘Friday Night Football’ will be in the second week of the season, as Manchester United fans welcome José Mourinho to Old Trafford for their home fixture against Southampton. The much anticipated Manchester derby involving Mourinho and Pep Guardiola will also be live on Sky Sports.

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