German Pay-TV Network Sky Launches Sky Sport News HD Smartphone App
German pay-TV channel Sky Sport News HD launched its first smartphone application on Thursday, according to Manuel Weis of QUOTENMETER. The app "will provide fans with up-to-date news from the world of sports." In addition to a "Clip of the Day" and various background stories, the app offers access to the channel's extensive statistics center. The application includes a video and audio livestream of Sky Sport News HD, highlight clips, short articles and breaking-news alerts covering a number of sports such as football, tennis, F1, golf, U.S. sports, volleyball, winter sports and Olympic Games. The video and audio livestream are part of the app's premium version and not available in the free version. If you want to access those features, Sky asks you to subscribe and pay €4.49 ($5.95) per month (QUOTENMETER, 8/1).