Sky Sports on DTT platform

Sky Sports 1 and 2 are to be made available on UK DTT through the use of a CI Plus CAM (conditional access module). Top Up TV has announced it will launch the service next month.
This follows a December ruling from the UK regulator Ofcom that Sky must allow Sky Sports 1 and Sky Sports 2 to be distributed through a conditional access module (CAM).
“Customer research tells us that Freeview customers love the idea of being able to receive Sky Sports and ESPN without the need to sign a lengthy contract” said Nick Markham, CEO of Top Up TV “but they do not always want the clutter of additional hardware.”
Top Up TV uses Nagravision conditional access.
Source: Broadband TV News
Item added: 1st August 2011