Skylink (TV platform)

Summary

Skylink is a satellite service that offers Czech and Slovak TV and radio stations to residents of Slovakia and the Czech Republic. The package includes channels received without subscription and pay-TV channels.

Skylink
TypeSubsidiary
IndustryTelecommunication
Founded2007 (2007)
HeadquartersPrague, Czech Republic
Bratislava, Slovakia
Key people
Jaromír Glisník
ProductsTelevision, direct broadcast satellite
ParentM7 Group (Groupe Canal+)
Websitewww.skylink.cz
www.skylink.sk

A number of HDTV channels were introduced into the package in 2009, and Skylink claimed to have 500,000 subscribers from Slovakia and the Czech Republic,[1] but by the end of the 2009, Skylink had 900,000 subscribers.[2] Furthermore by April 2010, Skylink has reached 1,000,000 subscribers. Skylink is part of M7 Group (Canal+ Luxembourg S.a.r.l.) which since september 2019 is part of Canal+/Vivendi.

The Skylink package is broadcast from Astra 3A at 23.5° east.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Dziadul, Chris (17 March 2009). "Sky Link prepares more HD". Broadband TV News.
  2. ^ "Počet zákazníků Skylinku překročil 900 000" (Press release) (in Czech). Parabola.cz. 14 January 2010. Retrieved 25 November 2021.

External linksEdit

  • Skylink website (Czech Republic)
  • Skylink website (Slovakia)
  • SES guide to receiving Astra satellites
  • SES guide to channels broadcasting on Astra satellites
  • HDTV on Astra satellites