Originally Posted by m419
All they did was launch a few channels. Thats also what United Artists did now called Virgin Media Television.
As with Maggy, I don't want this to turn into a Sky Vs. Vm thread. We have enough of those.
However, while I am not knocking Cable's contribution to pay TV, Sky had a far greater impact. Admittedly it's because they had (and have) access to near infinite resources thanks to being part of News Corp, and, as such, had (and have) access to free publicity from the other parts of News International, but the fact remains that they are probably the largest pioneer of pay TV. They have also driven the technology behind it forward in a way that no one else has.