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Sky Launches 'Now TV' On-Demand Service In The Irish Market

Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 04 / 27 / 17

Sky launched Now TV, its "no strings" TV, film and live sport streaming service, "on the Irish market," according to Laura Slattery of the IRISH TIMES. Now TV makes Sky-owned content, including English Premier League and Gaelic Athletic Association matches and dramas such as Game of Thrones, "availa...

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