British Sky Broadcasting Group plc (commonly known as BSkyB; trading as Sky) is a satellite broadcasting, broadband and telephony services company headquartered in London, United Kingdom with operations in the United Kingdom and the Republic of Ireland. Formed in 1990 by the equal merger of Sky Television and British Satellite Broadcasting, BSkyB is the largest pay-TV broadcaster in the United Kingdom with over 10 million subscribers.
Sky1 is the flagship BSkyB entertainment channel available in the United Kingdom and Ireland.
Sky 2 was originally a television channel from British Sky Broadcasting, which launched on 1 September 1996 as a sister channel to Sky One, as part of a new bouquet of Sky channels including The Computer Channel and Sky Scottish.
Pick is a British television channel, available free-to-air on Freeview and TalkTalk TV, and free-to-view on satellite via Sky, Freesat from Sky and Virgin Media.
Sky Arts is an art-oriented television channel offering 24 hours a day of programmes dedicated to highbrow arts, including theatrical performances, movies, documentaries and music (such as opera performances and classical and jazz sessions).
Sky Atlantic is a television channel owned by British Sky Broadcasting, which launched on 1 February 2011 on Sky in the United Kingdom and the Republic of Ireland.
Sky Living is a UK television channel owned by British Sky Broadcasting, who purchased the Living TV Group group in 2010.
Sky Cinema is the collective name for the premium subscription television movie channels operated by Sky Television, and later British Sky Broadcasting. Until July 8th 2016, it was branded as Sky Movies.
Sky Sports is the brand name for a group of sports-oriented television channels operated by the UK and Ireland’s main satellite pay-TV company, British Sky Broadcasting.
Challenge is a United Kingdom digital TV channel that mostly airs programmes dedicated to gameshows.
Sky 3D was launched as a generally available channel to subscribers on 1 October 2010, broadcasting sport, entertainment and movies.
Some examples of services and promotions used across Sky’s family of channels.
Sky Scottish was a short lived satellite television channel operating on the analogue Sky TV service for 18 months (between 1 November 1996 and 31 May 1998).
Sky Soap was a British Sky Broadcasting channel that showed a mix of American and British soap operas, including Emmerdale and Take the High Road.
Sky Travel started broadcasting in August 1994. It closed on June 24th 2010.Page Updated: 21st May, 2017