The standard Sky Q box has 1TB storage, the ability to record three things at once and watch a fourth, and you can also stream to one tablet; both boxes also act as a Wi-Fi hotspot. Please deactivate your ad blocker in order to see our subscription offer. much more important in my view. New features are great if the product actually works properly on the basics. All seasons, episodes, recordings, broadcast schedules and on-demand links are together in one place. It's also got an extensive mobile component, not only letting you program recordings on-the-go, but take your recorded shows with you on mobile devices as downloads too. Reply. Most of their exclusive channels are rubbish and I tend to watch what would be free if only Freeview came up with a decent box. It works seamlessly, and is a wonderful way to browse all your viewing choices in one place. If you've got a problem with your recordings, this help guide will help get you back up and running again. Ahhh simpler times. It's a nice extra, but not essential to enjoy Sky Q. The SCART connector produces a completely messed up picture and poor/humming sound - but it is the Sky Q output. For example, saying “thrillers with Nicole Kidman” will bring up relevant suggestions of what to watch. I assume BT TV is still using an evolution of the BT Wholesale TV Connect platform (and Talk Talk also?) Digiboxes. Sky Q from April 2016 (v1 2TB 'Q Silver' & 1 Mini, both over ethernet), BT Ultrafast FTTP (150Mbs), BT Smart Hub 2, Amazon Fire HD 8, Wileyfox Swift (Android 7.1.2 Nougat), LG 49UJ701V with Yamaha RX-V375, Toshiba 32L6353, Samsung UE22F5400 Report Post. If you are mid-watching something, you can pause (as long as it has been recorded or is being recorded), then pick up from where you left off anywhere in your home using the iPad app. As you might expect from such quality performance and content, there’s a premium price tag attached. You’ll soon be able to ask for entertainment themes too, such as “new shows“, “Halloween” or “Christmas” etc. Do you need Sky broadband for Sky Q? But still no Sky Q over broadband. The even better news? 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A new Sky Sports Recap feature offers a picture-in-picture view of key highlights from sporting events should you join the broadcast after it has began, letting you catch up on the action without missing on the live game as it happens. No – Sky Q's online services will work with any broadband provider. Disney+ is their streaming service. As an early adopter of Sky Q and its first generation remote control I giddily upgraded my subscription to get the “best” what Sky had to offer. Now TV 4K VPN Router £ 12.00 / month and a £ 99.99 sign-up fee. ADD TO CART. If your Sky Q box is showing a flashing amber light this can mean that a software update is about to take place. – HDR on Disney+ (provided your box can support it), Fraser Stirling, Sky’s Group Chief Product Officer, said: “We’ve redesigned Sky Q to make it even smarter, simpler and better at aggregating all of the TV and app content you love into one place. Discussion Starter . And for those who feel the need to mention ..interference from other wifi, thick walls etc,, please don’t bother , I live in a remote location with no houses around me for miles, I worked all my career in communication industry and have a top class wifi installation which works perfectly on everything except this crap from Sky which I only have because I live remotely. You will receive a verification email shortly. Best Sellers. So, you'll see Stranger Things sitting alongside Game of Thrones, before letting you jump right into the standard Netflix interface. © Sky Q is one of the best ways to watch TV right now. The promo pic’s funny because they’ve shrunk the left menu sidebar down but there’s a gaping wide chasm of nothing on the far right. Need help using your recordings? Sky's TV subscription service, Sky Q, launched back in 2016. If you record something on the main Sky Q box downstairs, you can access it upstairs. Sky Q for Europe, UHD, 4k service abroad…!! Has some flaws, such as the lack of a true, simple “back” button, but it is the best live+catchup TV implementation in the UK. Please refresh the page and try again. So, if you’re halfway through an episode of Gangs of London, it’ll say “continue ep. They don’t want to pay bandwidth costs for Sky over internet? Post 6 of 16. 3”, or if you’ve just finished, it’ll suggest you start the next episode (a fair few of Sky’s rivals can do this already). Sky are describing this as the “biggest change to the award-winning box since launch,” although it’s much more of an evolution than a revolution. The premium platform has grown with a range of new technologies, including 4K video and HDR, Dolby Atmos audio, support for voice control, integration with Netflix and Spotify, and extensive viewing options across smartphones and tablets for watching content while you’re on the move. I doubt they will do that as that could still potentially cut off a lot of the people who are in apartment blocks and say stuck on Hyperoptic or another small ISP or KCOM Apartment owners for example seems pointless to cut off that revenue for the cost of bandwith. Sky (Sky Broadband) has today unveiled a “raft of new features” for their Sky Q TV boxes and service, such as a new expanded view User Interface (UI), simple new show and sports centres, intuitive smart buttons, Disney+ in HDR (for the first time) and improved voice discovery. If you're paying for both services, it's well worth combining them in this way as a result. Will a second line increase broadband reliability? You also need the higher-end box to watch 4K content.