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The satellite TV company said it is launching major changes for customers with the latest Sky Q installed boxes, including a new look and several bonus features – including Disney + movies now available in High Dynamic Range (HDR) – which means the movies will appear in better quality, just like in the cinema.
Sky Q prices start at £ 29 per month, based on an 18-month contract. To learn more, go to sky.com/tv.
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The most exciting change for Sky Q is the expanded view on the home page that now shows more content that Sky thinks you’ll love.
A new expanded view now makes room for more recommendations from TV, movies, online videos, podcast, music and games. The static menu bar has been replaced by a collapsible menu. This way, you can see what you want and spend less time searching.
Launched in the coming weeks, these changes will bring TV and apps together more seamlessly than ever, which means even more entertainment from Sky TV, Netflix, YouTube, BBC, Spotify and others will be found side by side on the big screen in your home.
Now, each program will have a show center, a mandatory destination for all available episodes. All stations, episodes, recordings, broadcast times and links on demand are together in one place for the first time. In addition, a new smart button is coming that takes you to the episode you want quickly. So, if you are in the middle of an episode, it will say 'continue ep. 3 & # 39; or, if you just finished, suggests that you start the next episode. The smart button toggles between Continue, Delete, Watch from the beginning or Play the next episode – all based on what you watched last.
Sports fans will soon be able to find all the latest games, news, documentaries, games, podcasts and tables in new sports centers. Type & # 39; football & # 39; the voice remote control will take you to a page that brings together live and on-demand football content from all channels and applications, including; Sky Sports, Sky Sports App, BT Sport, terrestrial channels, YouTube and Spotify. You will see everything that is happening at that moment, without having to scroll, search or dive into one of the applications. It's not just football, you can do this for a variety of sports, including; F1, cricket, golf, boxing, tennis and more, with leagues and sporting events coming soon.
Voice discovery makes your next entertainment choice even easier. Sky Q's advanced voice search has become more intuitive and allows you to request themes and genres, as well as actors. Saying “thrillers with Nicole Kidman” will soon bring relevant suggestions on what to watch. Soon, you’ll also be able to order entertainment themes like ‘new shows’, ‘ Halloween "Or" Christmas ".
Following the launch of HDR on Sky Q earlier this year, Disney + will also be available on HDR. And there's more to come in the coming months, including more Sky Nature shows, Sky originals and Sky Cinema movies in time for Christmas. The live sport in HDR will be available in 2021.
Fraser Stirling, group product director, Sky, said: "We redesigned Sky Q to make it even smarter, simpler and better by bringing together all the TV content and apps you love in one place. new user look, improved voice search and more intuitive navigation make everything easier to find without having to search, so you can access the next episode of Succession, a brilliant football podcast or easily choose the most popular British dramas. "
“And let's not stop there, the technology team behind Sky Q and Sky Go is working hard on several updates that we will release every few months, so you can expect your Sky TV experience to improve. "