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More manoeuvres in the world of online video for Sky which has announced the launch of the Ticket TV Stick in Germany, a Roku-powered streaming device that offers customers access to pay-TV firm entertainment offering.

Roku Sky Ticket 11Sep2018With the Sky Ticket TV Stick, customers in Germany — the third country in which Sky is launching the streaming stick form factor —customers can watch TV series, new blockbusters and live sports with the option to cancel monthly. The device also provides access to other streaming apps via its integrated AppStore, includes popular channels such as ARD, ZDF and YouTube.

The Sky Ticket TV Stick is available for € 29.99 and comes with one of the options below: the 3 x Entertainment Month Pass with access to exclusive series such as Sky Original Productions and international series from HBO, Showtime, Fox and TNT; 2 x Cinema Month Pass with access to blockbusters and more than 1,000 films on-demand; 1 x Supersport Month Pass. Unlimited live sports such as Bundesliga football, 2nd Bundesliga, DFB-Pokal, UEFA Champions League, handball, tennis and golf.

Sky in Germany is also taking advantage of the Roku Powered licensing programme which is designed to help operators grow their addressable market and reduce customer churn. Under the programme, pay-TV operators leverage the Roku streaming platform including the Roku OS, Roku Channel Store, and low-cost streaming players to deliver live TV and on-demand services to their customers.