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Behind the scenes with Sky Sports: Why digital is changing football for good

Behind the scenes with Sky Sports: Why digital is changing football for good

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When Sky Sports introduced the Red Button services to its football coverage, some considered the new feature a gimmick, others a side-show to the main event. But today, with the company's smartphone and tablet applications in full swing and unprecedented... >>

Now TV adds new PAYG entertainment package: Sky Atlantic and other channels for £4.99 a month

Now TV adds new PAYG entertainment package: Sky Atlantic and other channels for £4.99 a month

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Sky-owned Now TV has announced a new package for its streaming service that dramatically increases the amount of content available through the Now TV box, and applications for PS3, Roku, Macs and PCs. An Entertainment Month Pass is now available on a... >>

Sky Go Extra subscription model working as almost quarter of a million opt to pay

Sky Go Extra subscription model working as almost quarter of a million opt to pay

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Sky has posted its Q1 financial year results (July-September) and one of its biggest successes in the period is in the number of Sky Go user who have taken a paid Sky Go Extra subscription.Although Sky Go is a free service to Sky TV customers, who can... >>

NOW TV Box bundled with Sky Sports or Sky Movies on sale today in the UK

NOW TV Box bundled with Sky Sports or Sky Movies on sale today in the UK

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NOW TV, the set-top box from Sky that transforms your TV into a smart television, is on sale in the UK today with bundled channels. Previously only the box could be bought for £9.99, but now it comes with Sky passes at a bundled rate.Argos and Currys... >>

Sky expands number of Android devices supported by Sky Go, includes Note 3, LG G2, Xperia Z1

Sky expands number of Android devices supported by Sky Go, includes Note 3, LG G2, Xperia Z1

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Sky has expanded the number of Android devices capable of running its Sky Go app.The application will now run on 45 different devices, which for the first time includes the HTC One SV, Samsung Galaxy Note 3, Sony Xperia Z1, Sony Xperia Z Ultra, Sony Xperia... >>

Sky enhances search features for Sky+HD boxes

Sky enhances search features for Sky+HD boxes

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Sky has announced a raft of improvements and changes for the way its Sky+HD boxes search for content. It will be rolling out the new features to customers over the "coming months" and asks that they ensure their devices are connected to the internet so... >>

Sky brings The Sopranos back to its on demand TV Box Set service, adds The Wire

Sky brings The Sopranos back to its on demand TV Box Set service, adds The Wire

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Sky is to put all six series of The Sopranos back on to its TV Box Set service, to watch on demand on Sky+HD boxes or via Sky Go. In addition, series of The Wire, Boardwalk Empire, Mad Men and Hannibal will be available alongside several other hugely... >>

Sky Go adds E4 and Film4 to channel line-up

Sky Go adds E4 and Film4 to channel line-up

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Sky has added E4 and Film4 to its Sky Go line-up that now brings its number of accessible channels up to 49.Channel 4 and More4 had already been introduced to the service earlier this year. The addition of the two new channels now completes the Channel... >>

Sky broadcasts first 4K live UK event, Premier League football in ultra high-definition

Sky broadcasts first 4K live UK event, Premier League football in ultra high-definition

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In a UK first, Sky has broadcast a live event using 4K Ultra High Definition. The event was to show that Sky has the technology to support 4K UHD and to assess its future potential.Sky filmed and broadcast Saturday's West Ham versus Stoke football game... >>

Sky Sports Pub Challenge launches, with app to match

Sky Sports Pub Challenge launches, with app to match

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Sky's new Pub Challenge app gives you the chance to win all sorts of amazing prizes, including Premier League tickets, weekly £2500 prizes and an annual £20,000 grand prize. And remarkably, all you need to do is go to a Sky Sports pub. The app, available... >>

Now TV box review
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Now TV box review

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Sky has launched a set-top box that allows you to turn any crusty old television with an HDMI socket into something capable of getting movies, sports and BBC iPlayer. All via the internet, all for a tenner. It can’t be that easy can it?DesignWith a... >>

Microsoft to change name of SkyDrive after losing Sky trademark battle

Microsoft to change name of SkyDrive after losing Sky trademark battle

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Microsoft has agreed to change the name of its cloud storage service SkyDrive after a UK court ruled that it infringed on a trademark owned by BSkyB.The British Sky Broadcasting Group won its battle with the software giant after claiming that the SkyDrive... >>

Got a Sky Now TV box? Now you can get a subscription for just £2.50 a month

Got a Sky Now TV box? Now you can get a subscription for just £2.50 a month

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At the tail end of last week, Sky launched the Now TV box, a £9.99 online streaming device that gives you access to the Now TV movie and sports services, BBC iPlayer, Demand 5 and more. Now it is pushing its on demand streaming service by offering a... >>

New Sky+HD box coming in September with built-in Wi-Fi as standard

New Sky+HD box coming in September with built-in Wi-Fi as standard

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Sky has revealed that it will be introducing a new Sky+HD box in September, with integrated wireless internet connection as standard. It will become the version offered to new Sky HD subscribers and will help the channel ensure more of its customers are... >>

Sky's catch-up TV services and Sky Go contribute to successful financial year

Sky's catch-up TV services and Sky Go contribute to successful financial year

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BSkyB has posted its year-end financial results for 2012/13 and its profits have risen year-on-year. This is in no small part thanks to a major rise in subscribers connecting their Sky boxes to the internet to make use of the company's catch-up TV and... >>

Sky wants to turn your existing TV smart with new £10 Now TV box

Sky wants to turn your existing TV smart with new £10 Now TV box

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Sky is hoping to shake up the set top box market with the launch of a £10 box that plugs into your TV and gives you access to Now TV, BBC iPlayer, and other internet services.Priced at just £9.99, the box will allow people without a smart TV to connect... >>

LG grabs Now TV exclusive until 2014

LG grabs Now TV exclusive until 2014

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Sky has teamed up with LG to release its Now TV service exclusively with the television maker.We say exclusively, but that term is only for smart TV platforms built into the television or Blu-ray players and doesn't affect how you get Now TV on other... >>

Sky Go Android and iOS apps updated, enjoy the new look and get highlights from Sky Sports

Sky Go Android and iOS apps updated, enjoy the new look and get highlights from Sky Sports

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Sky has released an update for its Sky Go iOS and Android applications, overhauling the interface to bring a new, cleaner look to the proceedings and one that is more in keeping with the company's set-top box user interface.The refreshed design includes... >>

Sky Go MD says Android app has fallen short of expectations

Sky Go MD says Android app has fallen short of expectations

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Sky has admitted it needs to do better to service the needs of its customers who use the Sky Go app and service on Android.In an open letter to the Sky User forums, Alun Webber, MD for product design and development at Sky. admits: "Sky Go on Android... >>

Sky's Now TV out of beta on PS3, faster and smoother to use

Sky's Now TV out of beta on PS3, faster and smoother to use

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Observant PlayStation 3 owners will have noticed that an application for Sky's Now TV streaming platform appeared on the XrossMediaBar just over a month ago. The full service is now available today and the access is smoother and far quicker to use than... >>