Preview: Sky Anytime +, Sky's revamped VOD service

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Sky's Anytime video on demand service is to get a massive overhaul later this year. Called Sky Anytime+, we got a sneak peak at at a preview event today which will allow Sky viewers almost instant access to over 500…

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Sky launch special edition 1TB Sky+HD World Cup boxes

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With preparations for the 2010 World Cup Finals in South Africa now getting into full swing, Sky have announced details of a limited edition range of Sky+HD boxes. With specially decorated 1TB boxes from designer Wayne Hemingway, illustrator Gerald Scarfe…

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Sky News HD to broadcast from Election night

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Sky News will be launching a HD channel to mark 2010's Election night broadcasts. Sky News HD will be a simulcast broadcast of the content from the standard definition Sky News channel, and will launch on Thursday 6th May at…

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Sky Player headed to Humax Freeview boxes

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Sky have announced a new deal this morning, bringing their on-demand Sky Player to Humax Freeview set-top boxes, expanding the number of Sky viewers by thousands. The deal comes hot on the heels of similar ones made with 3View and…

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FIFA and Sony score own-goal with 3D World Cup plans

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FIFA and Sony today revealed their 3D broadcasting plans for this summer's 2010 World Cup Finals in South Africa. However, English fans have been left out in the cold, with no group stage fixtures for England making the jump to…

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