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Amazon Music app arrives on Sky

The Amazon Music app is now available on Sky Glass, Sky Stream and Sky Q with millions of songs and albums, thousands of playlists, and latest releases to listen to, all via the app. To launch the service, Sky users can simply say “Hello Sky, open Amazon Music” into their Sky Glass or “Amazon Music” […]

January 25, 2023By Nik Roseveare

discovery+ free for all Sky subs

Streaming service discovery+ is now available at no extra charge to all Sky TV subscribers. Sky Q, Sky Glass and Sky Stream customers can sign up for discovery+ as part of their monthly Sky TV subscription, saving £6.99/€6.99 a month. Sky TV customers who are already have the 12-months discovery+ Entertainment pass will now be […]

January 16, 2023By Nik Roseveare

Lionsgate+ on Sky platforms

Lionsgate+, the SVoD service from Starz, is now available on Sky Glass and Sky Q in the UK and Ireland, as well as via Sky Stream in the UK. Later in 2022, the app will arrive on Sky Q and Sky Glass in Italy, and Sky Q in Germany. Customers in the UK, Ireland, Germany […]

October 25, 2022By Colin Mann

Sky offers 3 months free Apple TV+

Sky is offering its Sky Q and Sky Glass customers three months free access to the Apple TV+ streaming service. In a message to customers, Sky said: “For Sky VIPs, the VIP treatment never stops. That’s why you can now get a three-month free trial of Apple TV+ […] That’s Sky TV and huge Apple […]

March 21, 2022By Nik Roseveare

Sky welcomes staff back to expanded London HQ

Sky is now welcoming all staff back to its offices in light of new government guidance, and will open a new building in its West London HQ later in 2022 Sky has confirmed it will move to ‘hybrid working’ for employees across business areas and locations throughout Europe. Dana Strong, Group Chief Executive, Sky, commented: […]

January 24, 2022

Sky Italia launching Sky Cinema 4K

Sky Cinema 4K, the first channel in Italy entirely dedicated to movies in 4K HDR, will launch on January 28th. Sky Cinema 4K will be available on channel 313, adding to the 11 Sky Cinema branded channels, and will be available at no additional cost to all Sky Cinema customers with Sky Q via satellite […]

January 11, 2022

Apple TV+ coming to Sky Q, Sky Glass

Sky and Apple have announced a new long-term agreement that will see Apple TV+ launch on Sky Glass and Sky Q later this year, while NOW will bring integrated billing and in-app purchases across iOS and tvOS. Customers in the UK, Ireland, Germany, Austria and Italy will be able to watch all Apple TV+ Originals […]

October 28, 2021By Nik Roseveare

Comcast unveils XClass TV

Following the European launch of connected TV product Sky Glass, Comcast has announced the launch of XClass TV, extending the reach of the company’s global technology platform to smart TVs throughout the US. For the first time, Comcast’s entertainment and voice platform is available direct to consumers nationwide, without an Xfinity subscription, both inside and […]

October 19, 2021

Sky Glass: No more dishes

At a press event in London, Sky has unveiled its first TV devices which are branded as ‘Sky Glass’. Dana Strong, Sky Group Chief Executive Officer, unveiled the device declaring: “Just like a smartphone is more than a phone, Sky Glass is more than a TV.” “This is a product that can only come from […]

October 7, 2021By Nik Roseveare

Comcast introduces XiOne streaming device

Leveraging its combined group technology expertise, Comcast has launched the XiOne, a new global wireless streaming device currently available in Italy and Germany to Sky Q customers and beginning its rollout in the United States to Xfinity Flex customers. In Europe, the XiOne enables the first delivery of video services over IP for Sky customers. […]

September 22, 2021