Sky Q

RTL and Sky Deutschland agree streaming and F1 deal

RTL Deutschland has agreed a wide-ranging streaming and content distribution agreement with pay TV operator Sky Deutschland that will see the broadcaster’s streaming offering TV Now made available to Sky Q customers. The TV Now app, with its 47,000 hours of programming, will be available for Sky Q customers in Germany and Austria from the […]

BBC Sounds lands on Sky Q

Sky has announced the latest app launch on its Sky Q STB platform: BBC Sounds. The BBC Sounds app is now available to all Sky Q customers in the UK at no extra cost. BBC Sounds offers access to over 80,000 hours of music, radio and podcasts, and makes it easy for listeners to tune […]

Sky expands STV Sky Q deal to cover entire UK

Sky has announced a long-term deal with STV that will see ‘hundreds of hours’ of box sets available to Sky Q customers across the UK. The pair first announced a deal last year which saw users in Scotland gain access to the local broadcaster’s shows, but this has now been extended. As in Scotland, users […]

Sky adds HDR movies and series to Sky Q and offline viewing in new update

Sky has begun its roll out of HDR support for Sky Q as part of a major update for the pay TV platform.  The addition of HDR is the biggest update of note to the platform, and comes after support for the higher fidelity format was added for Netflix and Disney+. Sky said that it […]

Discovery launches discovery+, offers 12 month free promo to Sky Q customers

Discovery has officially launched its streaming service discovery+ in the UK and Ireland. The streamer, previously branded as “a new SUV” to the “great sports cars” of Netflix and Amazon by Discovery CEO David Zaslav, promises to offer “an unprecedented collection of factual, lifestyle and reality programming.” As announced in October, the streamer – initially […]

Fiit exercise app launches on Sky Q

Exercise app Fiit has launched on Sky Q in the UK. The operator claims that the addition makes Sky Q the only UK TV platform to offer an integrated fitness app, with the service offering over 600 on-demand classes. Users are able to access the app via the Sky Q interface or through voice commands […]

Sky Deutschland unveils Sky Q upgrade plan

Sky Deutschland is to make a major upgrade to its advanced Sky Q service, with a revamped user interface, personalised recommendations and improved recording capacity, according to the pay TV operator. Sky Q customers with the Bundesliga package and UHD option will from September be able to watch a total of 68 Bundesliga games from […]

Sky adds feature updates to Sky Q including HDR for Disney+

Comcast-owned operator Sky has announced a swathe of feature updates to its Sky Q set top box, including HDR support for Disney+. The headline improvement is an expanded UI which does away with Sky Q’s static menu bar. Instead, users will be presented with a dynamic collapsible menu which is able to present a third […]

Sky Deutschland adds sports highlights to Sky Q and Sky Go

Sky Deutschland has added highlight video content from its live sports channels to its Sky Q and Sky Go platforms, meaning that all Sky Customers with its Bundesliga football package have access to highlights of Sky Bundesliga games and all matches in the 2.Bundesliga division. Sky live sports highlights will be available via the Sky […]