Sky Glass

Sky tunes in to Women’s World Cup viewers with new Entertainment OS features

Sky has rolled out new features to Entertainment OS, the Sky Glass and Sky Stream operating system, with an Entertainment OS 1.2 update arriving on all devices this week. Parent company Comcast said that Entertainment OS 1.2 brings users a new way to manage playlists, a faster way to restart any TV programme or film, […]

Sky launches Sky Live interactive smart camera for multi-household viewing

Sky is enhancing its Sky Glass integrated TV offering by launching Sky Live, a new interactive camera that is designed to enable viewers to share the viewing experience with family and friends, work out, play and make video calls on their TV sets. According to Sky, the device enables people to see and hear people […]

My5 lands on SkyGlass and Sky Stream

UK public service broadcaster Channel 5 has launched its ad-supported streamer My5 on SkyGlass and Sky Stream earlier this week. The platform offers catch-up and extended on-demand access to a range of Channel 5 content and the broadcaster’s channels 5Star, 5USA, 5Select and 5Action. On Sky Glass and Sky Stream viewers will be able to […]

Sky launches Entertainment OS 1.1

Sky is launching new features to its Sky Glass and Sky Stream operating system Entertainment OS. Starting 4 February, Entertainment OS 1.1 will introduce personalised playlists, a new ‘Play’ voice command and enhanced bluetooth features on the system to help viewers watch and find content quicker. Viewers will be able to create up to five […]

Amazon and Sky extend alliance with addition of music app

The Amazon Music app has been added to Sky Glass, Sky Stream and Sky Q today, offering millions of songs and albums, thousands of playlists, and latest releases. To access, Sky customers can use voice command or find it in the expanding apps rail. Fraser Stirling, global chief product officer at Sky, said: “At Sky […]

Sky brings standalone Stream device to UK on October 18

Sky has announced that its streaming device Sky Stream will launch in the UK as a standalone product on October 18.   Sky Stream had previously only been available in the country to customers who had also taken Sky Glass, the company’s streaming-oriented TV. The small streaming puck effectively brings the Sky Glass platform to […]

MultiChoice becomes Sky Glass syndication partner

South African pay TV operator MultiChoice Group is to be Comcast-owned pay TV giant Sky’s second global syndication partner for its Sky Glass integrated TV offering. Under the agreement, a range of 4K QLED TVs with integrated sound bar featuring Dolby Atmos will be available to MultiChoice customers. The Sky Glass streaming aggregation product will […]

Sky Glass goes on sale in Italy

Sky Glass, the pay TV operator’s integrated smart TV, has gone on sale in Italy. The Italian launch, which comes 11 months after Sky Glass started selling in the UK, will see smart TVs on sale, priced from €697 for a 43-inch model, €995 for a 55-inch version and €1,293 for a 65-inch model. Buyers […]

Sky Glass to launch in Ireland

Sky is set to bring its Sky Glass range of smart TVs to Ireland. Starting from August 25, the pay TV operator will offer the full range of Sky Glass (Small 43”, Medium 55” and Large 65”) in five colours. The TV provides users with the full Sky experience over the internet without a satellite […]

Sky hit by loss of Italian football but UK sees growth

Comcast-owned pay TV operator Sky’s top line was hit by the loss of sports programme licensing agreements in Italy and Germany in the fourth quarter, with subscribers numbers also dropping in Italy due to the loss of Serie A rights. For the full year, Sky’s total customer relationships number fell by 198,000, despite an increase […]