The app now includes the creation of image galleries, live blogs, graphs and interactive images, all optimised for Android devices. A new Technology News section will also be available in addition to the existing sections, UK News, World News, Politics, Business, Showbiz and Strange News.
The initial version of Sky News Android app has been downloaded one million times. Over five million customers have downloaded Sky News apps across multiple devices.
Andrew Hawken, head of editorial, Sky News Digital said, “We are very pleased to announce the launch of this much awaited app. We continuously seek to provide our customers with the best user experience possible across multiple platforms and the features this app delivers are another step towards achieving this.”