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Sky is going to resort to the internet in order to reduce the flow of customers to other TV services. From 2019, subscribers will no longer need a satellite dish to receive Sky channels, and customers will be able to use a broadband service.
Jeremy Darroch, Sky’s Chief Executive, said the move was a “big moment” for the business. All 270 channels will be available through broadband.
Sky’s total operating profits in the last six months of 2016 fell by €74 million (£65 million) on a year earlier. Sky’s half-year earnings slipped nine percent after it paid millions of pounds for broadcast rights to Premier League football matches.
Meanwhile, Sky customers will not be able to view 12 TV channels, including TLC, Eurosport and Animal Planet after January 31, amid a fierce row with Discovery over a new deal. Sky claims it has been overpaying Discovery for several years and is not renewing its contract.
More than 11 percent of Sky’s customers moved to another provider in the last 12 months, up from 10.2 per cent a year earlier. However, Sky’s results announced on Wednesday, January 24, showed the group saw a 4.8 percent rise in revenues for the UK and Ireland, with overall revenues 6.2 percent higher than a year ago.
Often considered mutually exclusive elements, AS Monaco are the embodiment of the utopian idea that sales and success can go hand-in-hand.
With people from over 20 countries making up 35 teams competing in three different classes, the Monaco Energy Boat Challenge is taking the ideas of today to create a sustainable boating culture for tomorrow.
The Monte-Carlo Opera and the Prince’s Musicians are heading to Vienna after being invited for the first time to be part of the Rossini Mania Festival at the Vienna State Opera House.
The Ligue 1 calendar for the 2022/23 season has been and Monaco Life takes a look at the stand-out fixtures, including a congested August schedule, which will include Champions League play-off matches.