International media and technology company Comcast Corporation is bringing another streaming provider to Europe: Comcast network NBCUniversal and pay TV provider Sky, which was acquired by Comcast in 2018, is expected to add around 20 million Sky Peacock will provide the streaming service. At the end of the year – provide to customers in Europe.
Peacock (“peacock”), which takes its name from NBC’s traditional peacock logo, is to be part of offers on Sky platforms including Sky Q, Now and Sky Ticket. As a result the Subscribers should not incur additional cost. In addition to Germany, Sky is currently represented in Great Britain, Ireland, Italy, Austria and Switzerland.
first international expansion
For NBCUniversal CEO Jeff Shell, joining Sky’s platform is a welcome opportunity to grow Peacock internationally. In the USA, where the offer was launched almost a year ago, 54 million customers have registered so far. The agreement with Sky is now the first international expansion.
“More will be a great addition for Sky customers with over 7,000 hours of content at no additional cost,” said Sky Group CEO Dana Strong. Offers for Sky customers include series such as “The Office”, “Rutherford Falls”, “Saved by the Bell”, “Equalizer”, “Young Rock”, “Kardashians”, “Suits” or “Downton Abbey”. The catalog is to be gradually expanded to include further series and films.
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