Sky Sports HD archive

  • Sky Sports News iPad app kicks-off
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    Sky Sports News iPad app kicks-off

    By 5 January 2012

    Sky has announced the arrival of a dedicated Sky Sports News app for iPad. The app, which replaces the current iPhone and iPad friendly one, takes its inspiration from the impressive Sky News iPad app that was released last year. This means live and on-demand...

  • APP OF THE DAY: Sky Sports News (iPhone & iPad)
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    APP OF THE DAY: Sky Sports News (iPhone & iPad)

    By 24 August 2010

    It's a sad day for sports fans. No, not because the mighty West Ham made a £4 million loss on Italian winger Alessandro Diamanti (£6 million! Really Gianfranco, really?) but because Sky Sports News is no longer available on Freeview. But don't despair...

  • Virgin Media expands hi-def channel line-up with Sky Sports HD & Film4 HD
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    Virgin Media expands hi-def channel line-up with Sky Sports HD & Film4 HD

    By 20 July 2010

    From July 20, Film4 HD is exclusively available on Virgin Media (currently in slot 429). The channel, which shows both high definition (1080i) versions of movies and upscaled classic films, is a simulcast service than runs alongside its standard definition...

  • Sky Mobile available free to Sky Sports subscribers
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    Sky Mobile available free to Sky Sports subscribers

    By 28 June 2010

    Sky has announced that subscribers to its sports package will get free access to the Sky Mobile TV app on their iPhones, iPads or iPod touches. Usually it cost £6 a month to get access to the service, but the promotion means that you'll be able to watch...

  • BT lands Sky Sports in time for Premier League kick off
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    BT lands Sky Sports in time for Premier League kick off

    By 28 June 2010

    The World Cup is a Mickey Mouse tournament that no-one really cares about (this popular opinion began at around 4.30pm on 27 June, after Thomas Müller exposed England's defence for the shoddy, shameful mess that we all, deep down, knew that it was)....

  • Sky Sports News: Leaving Freeview soon
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    Sky Sports News: Leaving Freeview soon

    By 17 June 2010

    For 8 years Freeview viewers have been able to keep up to date with all the goings on in the world of sport by watching Sky Sports News. But that is all set to end as Sky has announced that it will be taking the channel off of the Freeview line-up and...

  • Virgin slashes price of Sky Sports and Sky Movies
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    Virgin slashes price of Sky Sports and Sky Movies

    By 11 June 2010

    Ah, isn't it nice to see Sky and Virgin Media getting along? We told you all about the two media giants agreeing a deal that will see Sky acquiring VMtv and Virgin subscribers getting some extra Sky channels in return. Now there's news of discount subscriptions...

  • Virgin Media sells channels to Sky and gets Sky Sports HD as part of package
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    Virgin Media sells channels to Sky and gets Sky Sports HD as part of package

    By 4 June 2010

    It's been rumoured on and off for a while now, but bitter rivals Virgin Media and Sky have agreed a deal that will see the satellite broadcaster acquire VMtv and take on responsibility for its channels for £160million in cash. In addition, Virgin Media...