Sky announced earlier today that their Sky Go service can now be downloaded onto even more devices, with 14 more Android devices supported from today, which brings the total up to 25.
Also included in the update is support for Android Jelly Bean 4.1 and 4.2 devices allowing even more users to stream 43 of the live channels available on the service.
The new devices include: HTC Desire X, One X, One XL, One S and One V. Google Nexus 4 and Nexus 7. Samsung: Galaxy S3 LTE, Galaxy S3 Mini, Galaxy Ace 2 and Galaxy Note 2. Sony Xperia S and Xperia T and finally the LG 4X HD
Which join the list of devices already supported which is more or less every other device from HTC and Samsung that runs Android.
Check out the press release below for the full details.
– Jellybean operating system 4.1 and 4.2 also now supported –
11th December: Sky Go, the award-winning online and mobile TV service, can now be downloaded from Google Play for an even wider selection of popular Android handsets. In addition, Sky Go will now be supported on compatible devices running the Jellybean operating system.
Through Sky Go, Sky TV customers can enjoy up to 43 live channels including Sky Sports, Sky Movies, and award-winning shows from our most popular channels plus an exciting line-up of kids’ entertainment. With thousands of hours of On Demand content also available on any Sky Go device there is always something to enjoy.
New devices that Sky Go is now available on:
HTC: Desire X, One X, One XL, One S and One V
Google: Nexus 4 and Nexus 7
Samsung: Galaxy S3 LTE, Galaxy S3 Mini, Galaxy Ace 2 and Galaxy Note 2
Sony: Sony Xperia S, Sony Xperia T
LG: LG 4X HD
This is in addition to the phones already supported:
HTC: HTC Desire, HTC Desire S, HTC Desire HD, HTC Incredible S, HTC Sensation, HTC Sensation XE
Samsung: Samsung Galaxy S, Samsung Galaxy S2, Samsung Galaxy S3, Samsung Galaxy Nexus, Samsung Galaxy Note
Following its launch last summer, millions of Sky TV customers have watched their favourite shows, sports and movies from Sky TV on the move with Sky Go, with 2.8 million unique users of the service in the last quarter. Entertainment and movies have proven popular to enjoy on demand, with more than 2.2 million people viewing the second series of An Idiot Abroad and 1.1 million enjoying the latest season of Game of Thrones. Sky Go has also won a number of industry awards, including ‘Digital Media Service of the Year’ at the T3 Awards in October.
Holly Knill, Head of Sky Go, said: “As more and more smartphones and tablets come to market, the demand for Sky Go continues to increase at a phenomenal rate. We look forward to continuing to develop for as many devices as possible while at the same time innovating for the service so that it continues to raise the bar in terms of choice, flexibility and quality.”
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