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Following the merger of Sky Television and British Satellite Broadcasting in 1990, BSkyB grew to become the biggest pay-TV broadcaster in the UK. Domestic success was fine, but in July, the company decided it was time to cast its net wider, so it agreed a deal with 21st Century Fox to snap up Sky

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Sky's Now TV streaming service has offered an iOS app for the longest time, but when it came to Apple TV, the company only let subscribers enjoy sport on the big screen. As of today, that's no longer the case, because Sky's brought its Entertainment and Movies packages to the streamer, just a coup

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Ever since Now TV launched, subscribers have cried out for Sky to support more streaming devices. Today, the company answered some of its critics by announcing it's built Chromecast functionality into its Now TV apps on both iOS and Android. If you own one of Google's £30 streaming dongles,

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As if launching two new channels wasn't enough, Sky Sports has another piece of programming-related news to share today. The company has shared that it's going to open all seven of its Sky Sports channels to Sky, Virgin Media and Talk Talk TV customers this Saturday (August 16th), allowing a poten

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Sky's done a reasonable job of bringing new channels to its Now TV set-top box, especially given the rebranded Roku is just a vehicle for selling short-term entertainment and sports passes to the contract-adverse. Today, that £10 box gets a little bit more useful, with the addition of an off

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Well that didn't take long. Less than a week after it rolled out the app to the PlayStation 4, Sky's now brought Now TV to the Xbox One. With today's launch, Sky now has Microsoft and Sony's new and old gaming consoles covered, as well as a number of smartphones and tablets, giving it a firm footi

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Sky's got a plethora of mobile apps to keep you entertained on the go, but has until now neglected customers who find admin just as fun. Much like mobile carriers have apps for general account management, the new Sky Service app for Android and iOS lets subscribers view and pay bills, check the de

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Sky has begun to inform Xbox 360 owners who watch TV on their console via the Sky Go app that come the end of July, they'll need to start paying for the privilege. Sky Go is free to anyone with a subscription to the satellite TV service, and allows you to use your smartphone, tablet, computer or c

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It's hard to sniff at Sky Go, the service that lets you watch live TV on computers and mobile devices when out of set-top box range. Free to Sky subscribers, its main weakness is a limited channel selection, which is slowly but surely being addressed through new agreements. Today, one such deal ad

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News programming isn't something you'd think a good fit for catch-up TV when up-to-date reporting is so readily available. That's why we were a tad puzzled to hear about Sky News' catch-up service launching today, probably because it's better described as a news content portal accessed via your Sk

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Twitter's cosy with many broadcasters that wish to connect with their audiences better, and in the UK, Sky's previously partnered with the social network for tweeting footy highlights in near real-time. Today, the two have teamed up again on Twitter embeds that allow Sky subscribers to watch or re

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We couldn't tell you why, say, Samsung believes the word \"Galaxy\" means anything when it's attached to almost every product, but branding can often miss its mark. Apparently, Sky's been taking flak over the name of its entertainment channel bundles, on the basis they're \"not clear enough.\" Thus, t

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Sure, Sky's been quick to embrace streaming, but the broadcasting giant has relied upon the humble satellite dish to bring TV to your home for almost two decades. However, there may soon be a conspicuous absence of those little black dishes in some parts of the UK after the company confirmed it'll

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