Sky considers hiving off live sports broadcasting

By Pattrick Smellie | Mon, 02 Dec 2019


Sky Network Television's in-house expertise as a live sports broadcaster may become a thing of the past.The company confirmed to the NZX this morning that it is reconsidering whether it ties up its capital in outside broadcasting capability, given the commercial challenges the business faces.The statement followed a Stuff report suggesting that US-based outside broadcaster NEP, which established a New Zealand presence last year, has been kicking the tyres on the OSB outside broadcasting unit that the pay-TV operator bought in 2010.Sky broadcast...