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Sky Deutschland in Germany has announced a deal with Samsung Germany to offer and push exclusive live Sky Sports content on the Samsung Galaxy smartphone and Samsung Galaxy Tab tablet PC from Q1 2011.
The move signals the launch of the Sky Sport App, already available for the iPad, onto Android devices. The Sky Sport App for Samsung Galaxy devices will received Sky Sport 1, Sky Sport 2 and Sky Sport Austria content via Wi-Fi and 3G.
In addition, all consumers buying a new CI Plus-enabled Samsung TV from December will benefit from an introductory offer for the new Sky CI Plus module: Samsung customers will be able to get a Sky World basic subscription, two additional premium packages and respective HD channels for EUR 29.90 per month for 12 months.
Sky Deutschland has had a tough time breaking into the German market with their pay TV offering, but since focussing on sports, has managed to gain more traction, according to German industry experts at www.apps-world.net this week.