Sky Go Gets Bigger and Better Adding Sky Movies Disney and More Entertainment Channels

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LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM--(Marketwire - Mar 28, 2013) - Multi award-winning Sky Go is getting even bigger and better today as it adds live and on demand access to the brand new Sky Movies Disney channel and even more entertainment channels.

Available for no extra charge to all Sky Movies pack customers, the launch of Sky Movies Disney on Sky Go means Sky customers can enjoy new and classic Disney movies such as Brave, Bambi and Cinderella whenever and wherever they want. Sky Movies customers who upgrade to Sky Go Extra can also download Disney movies to watch offline later, giving them even more flexibility over their viewing.

In addition, a number of other channels are also now available on the service including Crime & Investigation Network®, Syfy, Star Plus and Universal Channel. Sky customers can now access up to 49 live channels in total through Sky Go as well as hundreds of hours of great entertainment fully on demand across a range of devices, in line with their subscription.

Over the last 12 months, Sky Go has continued to expand the range of content available to Sky customers, offering live and on demand access to channels from Sky Entertainment, including Sky 1, Sky Atlantic, Sky Living and Sky Arts - as well as partner channels such as Nickelodeon, Cartoon Network and Fox. Last month, Channel 4 became the first terrestrial broadcaster to join the service offering live access to Channel 4 and More4, plus classic Channel 4 box sets, such as The Inbetweeners and Shameless.

Luke Bradley-Jones, Sky's Director of TV Products commented: "Sky Go continues to offer Sky customers even more value by being able to access even more shows across a range of devices. The service is currently enjoyed by over 3 million customers, and we will continue to bring even more content to customers as part of our continued commitment to offer people the best TV, and the best ways to watch."

Sky Go is available to all Sky TV customers in line with their subscription, for further information please visit www.skygo.com.

About Sky Go

Sky Go brings together online and mobile TV in a simple service for Sky TV customers at no extra cost. Available on PC, Mac, iPad, iPhone, iPod touch, selected Android smartphones and Xbox 360, Sky Go allows Sky customers to watch content depending on their subscription while on the move in the UK and Ireland through a 3G or WiFi connection. Each Sky home is entitled to register up to two devices, through which they can enjoy access to live channels and selected on-demand content.

On computers, customers can access live TV channels, including all six Sky Sports channels, Sky Movies, Sky News, Sky 1, Sky Atlantic, Sky Arts, MTV, Disney, G.O.L.D, Nickelodeon, NatGeo, History, Eden, Eurosport and ESPN, supported by an extensive library of on-demand content.

Supported iOS mobile devices: iPhone 3GS and above, iPad, and iPod touch 4th generation with iOS 5.1 or later, and is compatible on a total of 26 Android handsets, including OS versions 2.2, 2.3 and 4.0.

Supported Android devices:

Smartphones:

  • Google: Galaxy Nexus and Nexus 4
  • HTC: Desire, Desire S, Desire X, Desire HD, Incredible S, Sensation, Sensation XE, One X, One XL, One S, One V and One X+LG: LG 4X HD
  • Samsung: Galaxy S, Galaxy S2, Galaxy S3, Galaxy S3 LTE, Galaxy Ace2, Galaxy Note, Galaxy Note2 and Galaxy Note2 LTE
  • Sony: Xperia S and Xperia T
  • Motorola: Motorola RAZRi

Tablets:

  • Google: Nexus 7
  • Samsung: Galaxy Tab2 7.0
Contact:
Sky Press Office
+44 (0) 333 100 333
corporate.communications@bskyb.com

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