Skip to content
Archive of posts tagged BSkyB

BSkyB to Take on Netflix in UK

BSkyB announced that it plans to launch a new Internet TV service in the United Kingdom.

Xbox LIVE Rolls Out TV Services

Microsoft Corp. announced plans to offer live and on-demand TV, in addition to movies, games, sports and music, over its Xbox LIVE service for the Xbox 360 game console.

Summer Music Festivals Go 3D

BSkyB announced that it will broadcast live in 3D the Isle of Wight Festival and Bestival 2011.

World War II Footage Premieres on Sky 3D

BSkyB announced that Sky 3D will broadcast 3D film and photographs of Nazi soldiers, Allied troops and civilians using recently discovered footage recorded during the Second World War.

Sony Builds Third 3D Outside Broadcast Truck

Sony Professional announced that it has been selected by Telegenic to build a third 3D Outside Broadcast (OB) truck, for delivery this year.

The Sky’s the Limit for 3D TV Service

BSkyB announced that roughly 70,000 people have signed up for its Sky 3D television channel since it launched last October.

Technicolor Talks Up Certifi3D at CES

Technicolor announced that its promoting its Certifi3D 3D certification program at CES 2011 in Las Vegas.

Strategy Analytics Announces 3D TV Analyst Forum

Strategy Analytics announced that this year’s Analyst Forum at IBC 2010 will feature guest speaker Brian Lenz, who has led BSkyB’s efforts in 3D TV. According to the statement, the Forum will unveil the findings from new consumer and industry research studies focusing on awareness and perception of 3D, intentions to buy, and the readiness [...]

Sky to Launch 3D Channel in October

Sky announced that it will launch Sky 3D, Europe’s first 3D channel, to millions of Sky homes on Friday 1st October 2010. According to the statement, the announcement coincided with the filming of a dance routine at St Pancras station, where Bollywood dancers performed in front of 3D cameras as part of a new SkyArts [...]

SES ASTRA to Launch 3D Demo Channel

SES ASTRA announced that it will launch Europe’s first 3D demo channel on ASTRA.

DVB Project Tackling 3DTV

The DVB Project announced that it is tackling 3DTV, one of the hottest subjects in the media world today. According to the statement, many alternative systems have been developed for first generation 3DTV. Broadcasters in different parts of the world have announced their intention to start 3DTV broadcasting this year (2010). There are test broadcasts [...]

Sky 3D to Launch Saturday April 3rd

Sky announced that it will launch Sky 3D, Europe’s first 3D TV channel, with the Barclays Premier League clash between Manchester United and Chelsea on Saturday April 3rd, 2010.

LG Inks 3D Deal with Sky

LG Electronics announced a partnership with British Sky Broadcasting Group PLC to supply TVs for Sky’s live 3D broadcasts.

Sky Compatible with LG, Panasonic, Samsung and Sony 3D TVs

BSkyB (Sky) announced that it has confirmed its forthcoming Sky 3D TV service will be compatible with a wide range of 3D Ready TVs being launched in the UK and Ireland during 2010.

3ality to Support Launch of Sky 3D TV

BSkyB (Sky) and 3ality Digital, LLC announced that they plan to collaborate on the launch of what will become the first 3D TV services in the UK and Ireland.