After another series of Sky Art's critically acclaimed and audience adored Portrait Artist of the Year Christian Hook has been named the victor of the competition and won the opportunity to paint a £10,000 commission to paint the portrait of award-winning actor Alan Cumming.
This extract was taken from The Guardian explaining Virgin Media's contract which has secured one of the Sky sports channels. The news was published on the 24/04/2013 and added via the website. This explains the different aspects of acquiring these channels and the implications from the other service providers.
British cyclist Chris Froome, who is currently racing for team Sky in the 100th Tour de France, yesterday won the 15th stage of the tour. However is already receiving allegations of doping from the press
Recently BT announced they would be launching their own sport channel with Barclays Premier League coverage. This has put increasing pressure on Sky by stealing 38 games for BT to air
Last week a new major Sky Sports advertising campaign was released. The advert includes global celebrity David Beckham. The new advert uses clever technology and special effects
This year Sky will broadcast all 24 teams compete and almost 24 hours of totally exclusive live rugby union in one weekend during the first round of the Heineken Cup
Sky are set to update their current Sky Sports App for the iPad next month, to create a more efficient and functional viewing football experience for their consumer. Users will be able to choose a game they wish to watch from a selection of covered games that are shown on Saturday evenings and watch it live and as it all happens on their iPad from 10pm onwards.
Having firmly crossed the 100 day's to go mark, all eyes have turned to the various party leaders in order to see what their plans for the future of the nation are. All broadcasters have in place plans to give the electorate a chance to get to know the leaders a little better, but Sky are kicking off proceedings with their own effort in the shape of Stand Up Be Counted: Ask The Leaders.
After a 61 year relationship with Golf's governing body, the Royal & Ancient, the BBC have lost the right to broadcast The Open, with the honours instead going to Sky Sports, who will begin their broadcasting of the historic event from 2017. With those rights gained, Sky now has exclusive rights to broadcast each of the four majors; The Open, The Ryder Cup, the European Tour and the PGA Tour.
BT, once owner of O2 and biggest telecommunications company in the UK, is to buy EE for a total of £12.5 billion. The deal will create a telecommunications giant which covers fixed-line phones, broadband, mobile and TV with unparalleled synergy between the two companies. It will also allow BT to bolster their offerings across all sectors and mount a realistic challenge to Sky's throne, but what does the deal mean for Sky in the short, medium and long term?
News coming in today that Sky have lost a court battle with a company known as TCYK LLC and will be supplying the company with the personal details of its broadband customers in order for the latter company to seek prosecution over people who pirated films which the rights belong to TCYK LLC.
Sky Sports will show the key events from the Netball World Cup live for the first time ever in a move to show more women's sports on TV.
Sky are going to have to raise the cost of TV packages in order to accommodate the huge fee they're paying for Premier League football from 2016.
Sky release their numbers for the first debate in the build up to the general election, and they're deeply impressive
Sky's Stand Up and Be Counted initiative is set to go on a tour of the UK, getting young people involved in the process of politics.
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Sky1's continued push into ambitious original programming continues unabated as the channel announce a sojourn into the fast-flying and competitive world of darts in a new event-based game show.
Sky have added 3600 new kids TV programmes to their on demand service, as well as changed their UI to draw attention to kids programmes.
Learn how to fix the annoying buffering that Sky Go customers can suffer from in this quick and helpful guide.
Sky has today announced that it intends to automatically block any and all pornography viewed through the internet connection of their customers unless they specifically opt out of it. The move, which comes two years after David Cameron began his campaign to ban pornography on the internet, a move which led to Sky and other companies offering opt-in filters on their internet which would block questionable content.
After being widely expected to retire from Team Sky's widely beloved cycling team at the end of 2014, Sir Bradley Wiggins has opted to extend his contract by an unprecedented four months in order to compete in the iconic one-day classic Paris-Roubaix race and win his final race in Team Sky's famous jersey. The 34 year cycling legend has also announced that not only will this be his last ever road race, but that he also intends to change discipline and compete in the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio as part of the team pursuit competition as a member of Team GB. Wiggins, whose deal with Team Sky expir...
Sky have reignited the argument with Ofcom after former boss Ed Richards claimed to feel 'vindicated' in an interview
Sky Sports have won the rights to broadcast England's test with Pakistan in October, hot on the heels of losing Ashes rights to BT.
Sky 1 have an exciting new panel show in the works called Bring The Noise, which combines music and comedy with hosts Ricky Wilson, Nicole Scherzinger and Tinie Tempah.
Sky have announced a three year deal with Johnston Press which will see the company take advantage of Sky's superior targeted advertising technology.;
Sky have partnered with a number of communications companies and associations to urge Ofcom to get to grips with BT Openreach in a letter published in the Financial Times
Sky Living have announced that Limitless, Blindspot and The Catch are all coming to their autumn schedule. Read all about them here.
Sky have announced yet more live Premier League games to take us through to the end of the year, find out more here.
Sky Arts have a new competition coming up, though this one is to find Europe's best photographer. Are you up to it?
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