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UK quad play operator Sky offers the TV Everywhere service Sky Go and streaming subscription offering Now TV. It first launched into OTT video in January 2006 with Sky By Broadband, which was rebranded several times before becoming Sky Go in July 2011. Comcast acquired Sky in mid-2018 for $39 billion. Operations and figures: Sky performed strongly in Comcast’s Q3 results with content revenue up 15.4% to $315 million, but direct to consumer relationships declined for the first time, down marginally at 2% to 23.9 million. This will be a small cause for concern but unfortunately, since the acquisition, Comcast has refused to break out Sky subscriber figures by service. Sky’s ad revenue was down 13.8% to $446 million, despite…

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