Sky adds Watch, Gold, Dave and Alibi to catch-up service

Editor | 30-01-2014

Extending the relationship between the satellite provider and the content company, UKTV’s pay entertainment channels Watch, Gold, Dave and Alibi will now be available on Sky’s On Demand service.

The multi-channel broadcaster began operating on the Sky Go mobile TV offering in October 2013 and the new deal will see the pay-TV channels on offer to users with a connected Sky+HD box or Sky Go subscription. Sky customers will also be able to access UKTV box sets in the coming weeks.

Commenting on the deal, UKTV executive director commercial, Keith Porritt, said: “The popularity of our channels has never been higher and we are committed to enabling viewers to watch our award-winning content whenever and wherever they like. Our agreement with Sky to provide catch-up services for Watch, Gold, Dave and Alibi on Sky Go and now on connected Sky+HD boxes is UKTV’s first pay-TV catch-up deal. It is an important milestone in our continued drive to put our viewers at the heart of everything we do.”

Added Luke Bradley-Jones, Sky’s brand director of TV products: “Watch, Gold, Dave and Alibi today join the UK’s biggest catch-up TV service - offering customers content from 60 channels to watch when it suits them. It’s all part of our continued commitment to provide our customers with a great TV experience whenever and wherever they want it, all at no extra cost.”