Sky has announced that their popular Sky Q service is launching without the need for a satellite dish, which means that people who are unable to install a satellite dish at their property will have access to Sky Q.
The company also revealed that there are now more than one million Sky Q boxes in around 600,000 homes throughout the UK.
Sky today announces plans to launch Sky TV without the need for a satellite dish for the very first time in the UK. The move will see millions of homes, currently unable to install a satellite dish, be able to enjoy the best entertainment on Sky. Delivered through a box over broadband, the service is expected to launch in the UK in 2018.
The company also confirmed that their voice search feature is coming to their Sky Q platform this year, their Sky Q remote will be used for voice search.
Sky also revealed that they are launching a new My Sky app which will let customers check their broadband speed, their monthly bill, makes changes to their Sky account and more.
Stephen van Rooyen, Sky UK’s Chief Executive, said: “This year is about giving our customers even more quality, choice and value. We’re planning to launch our Sky TV service without the need for a satellite dish for the very first time, giving millions more homes the chance to enjoy TV with Sky Q. We are continuing to build our European TV production studio, with 100 original series going into production. And with innovations like the My Sky app, we are finding new ways to make our customers’ lives simpler.”
The new Sky Q without the need for a satellite dish should help Sky increase its customer base in the UK, as people who were unable to have a satellite dish on their home will be able to get the service.
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