Sky has announced a new product today to add to its existing products but does not launch until early 2016,Sky Q will launch in the UK and Ireland but no prices have been given leaving customers that are interested waiting until the new year to see now much this service will cost them,there is much competition now in the market and with those quad players in town it gives the consumer choice,this also comes with an all new app also called Sky Q, Sky Q will be ultra HD ready  (4K) This is said to compete with the likes of Netflix etc.

Jeremy Darroch, Sky’s Chief Executive, commented: “Sky Q is a brilliant new way for customers to experience TV on their terms. We wanted to re-imagine TV so that it’s flexible and seamless across different screens and to put a huge choice of entertainment at their fingertips. We think customers are going to love Sky Q and the great news is that it will get even better with much more to come in the future.”

SKY

  • Watch shows from your box, whether live, recorded or on demand, anywhere around the home on another TV or tablet
  • Pause viewing on one TV screen and pick up where you left off in another room
  • For the first time, take your favourite shows with you by saving recordings onto your tablet to watch anywhere
  • Watch different programmes on up to five screens simultaneously while also recording four other channels
  • Supercharge your Sky Broadband by turning all your Sky Q boxes into Wi-Fi hotspots
  • Scroll and swipe the new touchpad remote to choose what to watch on an all-new TV guide
  • Use the powerful search capability of Sky Q to find everything related to a show
  • Access an even wider range of entertainment on the big screen including YouTube, Vevo and the best of the web
  • Browse your Facebook photos and stream music wirelessly using Bluetooth or Apple’s AirPlay

Products

  • Sky Q Silver and Sky Q – two new super-slim, powerful boxes for the main TV set, featuring up to 12 tuners and up to 2TB of storage
  • Sky Q Mini – a new plug and play box giving wireless access to Sky Q in other rooms in the home without running cables from the dish
  • Sky Q Hub – the all new Hub has built in Powerline networking technology, so it can use in-home electrical wiring as well as Wi-Fi to communicate with Sky Q boxes, automatically giving the best connection available. The Sky Q Hub also turns Sky Q boxes into Wi-Fi hotspots which means Sky Broadband customers get a stronger signal and better coverage throughout the home
  • Sky Q app –  a brand new app for your tablets that lets you enjoy all of the Sky Q experience at home, and take recordings with you and watch live and on demand content on the go

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