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Sky rivals Freeview with a good cheaper strategy to watch premium TV


Freeview might offer a subscription-free way of watching live television within the UK, but Sky is fighting back with an incredibly low cost option on its latest set-top box. The corporate recently launched a latest box, dubbed Sky Stream, which allows users to look at 100 live channels not available in Freeview, on-demand boxsets, blockbusters, and live sports without the necessity for a satellite dish. For a limited time, Sky has dropped the worth below what we saw in the course of the Black Friday sales – making this certainly one of the best Sky TV deals ever.

Stream simply uses a broadband connection for live and on-demand viewing which makes it easy to put in – in reality, it arrives within the post with customers then plugging in and playing.

When it launched back in October it already looked enticing but Sky is now making the discount even higher with a brand-new price cut.

Those signing up can get Sky Stream for just £23 monthly, which is £3 cheaper than its previous price point. That is a saving of £54 over the course of your 18-month contract.

That cost includes popular premium live channels, like Sky Atlantic, Sky Documentaries, Sky History, Sky Nature, Comedy Central, MTV, TLC, and far more. Plus there’s full access to Netflix and all of its movies and boxsets (you’ll be able to stream these in your Sky Stream box in addition to any device with a Netflix app), 500 on-demand boxsets from HBO, Sky Original, and Peacock comparable to The White Lotus, House of the Dragon, The Wire, Game of Thrones, Succession, The Gilded Age, and more.

There’s one other bonus of Sky Stream as, when you pay just a little bit more, you haven’t got to enroll in a long-term plan.

Those opting to pay £23 monthly will likely be locked into an 18-month contract but pay £26 monthly and you’ll be able to switch to a rolling option allowing you to depart every time you want.

Together with those cheaper prices, Sky stream also helps you to record shows via its Playlists feature and there may be full integration with all the most effective streaming apps including Netflix, Disney+ and Prime Video. Other features include a distant with full voice controls and its small size makes it perfect for slotting under the telly.

Anyone wanting more to look at more content may also add extras comparable to Sky Cinema, Sky Sports and BT Sport with the monthly price rising depending on what’s added. There’s even the choice to spice up things via the addition of UHD 4K and Dolby Atmos.

Together with having all those channels added to a single TV, Sky can be offering the choice to spice up things via extra Stream boxes in your property with as much as five of those mini boxes available to every customer.

Before signing up there may be one extra cost to concentrate on. Sky has just revealed that, from this week, the advert skipping feature that was free will now cost customers £5 monthly. This selection allows Stream owners to whizz through commercials on platforms comparable to All4 and ITVX. 

It’s value noting that every one customers, each with and without the ‘Ad Skipping’ pack, will still give you the option to pause a live show and fast forward during ad breaks until they reach the live stream again.

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