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Sky has announced its biggest ever redesign of Sky Go. From this week in the UK and Ireland, Sky will start rolling out the new design, beginning with a brand new home page for the mobile app and web service.

Later in the year, the streaming service will introduce new features to make the experience of watching whenever and wherever even more handy. These updates will put both live and on demand TV at the heart of Sky Go.

All this news is a sign that Sky are getting nearer to the official release of their new Sky Q service which looks to drastically update Sky’s presence in the sitting room.

For Sky Go users, The new features will make the app more intuitive, surfacing more shows, sports and movies to the millions of customers who use Sky Go every month across the UK & Ireland. It will become simpler to binge on box sets with a watch next episode feature and easier to find more movies to watch similar to ones you’ve been watching.

Ann-Marie MacKay, Sky Ireland’s Director of Products and Customer Growth, commented: “This is just the start of a really exciting year for Sky Go – an app that’s led the way in watching on the go and loved by our customers across Ireland. Both the redesign rolling out today and brilliant new features coming later this year are all part of our commitment to making finding the best TV brilliantly simple. So grab your phone or tablet, log in, and enjoy your favourite TV wherever you are.”

The brand new home page rolls out from today for Android users (the Android update also introduces a landscape user interface) with an iOS update to follow in February as part of a phased roll out. Customers who use the Sky Go web service will find the whole site and navigation has been overhauled from today with the new home page across all platforms


John Reilly

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