SPOTLIGHT: Tiscali IPTV snags Sky channels

Broadband ISP Tiscali UK scored a programming deal with BSkyB that will give the IPTV player the full complement of basic Sky channels. Launched in 2001, Tiscali is now the third largest broadband provider in the United Kingdom, with 1.7 million subscribers. The deal puts Tiscali competitor Virgin Media at a disadvantage after Virgin lost the Sky slate in February. Tiscali UK is part of Tiscali SpA based in Cagliari, Italy. VNUnet.com has more details.

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