Posted on 12/08/2014 at 09:15

Wirecard and Sky expand collaboration further

Wirecard and Sky expand collaboration further ©Sky Deutschland

Payment processing now also for Sky Online - use of uniform end-to-end solutions

Sky Deutschland AG, the leading subscription TV service in Germany and Austria, is once more placing its trust in the end-to-end solutions and consultancy expertise of the payment provider Wirecard for its newest Sky Online service. For the first time, this standalone online TV package, available at, means that even those without standard Sky subscriptions, can now access a comprehensive selection of TV series, films and live sport online, via iPad or iPhone.

Wirecard facilitates the payment of two monthly subscription packages, Sky Starter and Sky Film, as well as of the Sky Supersport day ticket, which can be added to either of the other two packages, via the integrated Wirecard Checkout Seamless payment solution. The Wirecard Bank provides credit card acceptance facilities. Risk management tools such as the tokenisation server ensure confidential card data is processed securely. Wirecard’s portfolio is completed by uniform solutions along the Sky added value chain, such as the integration of automated reporting tools aimed at supporting downstream processes as effectively as possible.

Julia Kitzinger, Head of Sales Digital Goods at Wirecard: “We are delighted with the steady expansion of Sky TV’s portfolio using our payment solutions. The added value of our competent services, in addition to secure processes which conform to data protection guidelines, enable us to meet their high needs. We are confident that our comprehensive solutions for omnichannel commerce will continue to satisfy Sky’s requirements.”

Wirecard already processes all online payments for the online video library “Snap by Sky” which was introduced at the end of 2013.

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