Acetrax is a video on demand company which was founded in the UK and Switzerland and incorporated as a Swiss company in Zürich in 2006 and which was bought by Sky. The company provides over-the-top (OTT) content in Europe, for connected TVs. They claim to have their contents on TVs in 282 million households, in 48 countries. It is understood that Sky's acquisition of Acetrax in May 2012 will provide the Sky customers who do not currently subscribe to pay TV - with films and music. The move seen as part of the satellite broadcaster's move into the internet TV market.
The gross assets of Acetrax stood at £2.3 million as of December 31, 2011, according to Sky.
Acetrax will cease operation as of June 21, 2013.