Roku is developing a hybrid set-top box that will be available for production by Roku Powered partners later this year.
Sky’s online streaming service Now TV is to launch what it’s describing as its most advanced box.
Now TV has gone live on the new Apple TV platform, allowing UK owners of the recently released Apple TV 4 access to the seven Sky Sports-branded channels and 13 pay-TV channels.
NOW TV has announced plans for a new set-top box and an improved interface.
The number of pay-TV subscribers in the UK has risen by 1 million on the past year with Sky’s entry product Now TV emerging as a significant player.
BSkyB’s NOW TV has been made available for the first time on a UK mobile network. It is being offered to Vodafone’s new and upgrading Red 4G customers, with a special promotion in place for three months for those who sign up before Christmas Eve.
Apple TV users in the UK can now access the Now TV Entertainment Month Pass and Sky Movies Month Pass through the streaming device.
BSkyB’s pay-as-you-go platform NOW TV is making its debut on Google’s Chromecast media streaming device, adding the ability to view the Sky Sports, Sky Movies, and Sky Entertainment Channels.
The relaunched Sky Sports News HQ is being offered on Now TV in a 30-day trial. Once activated, viewers who use the app can continue to do so for a period of 30 days.
BSkyB has reduced the cost of entry for Sky Sports through a new weekly NOW TV pass.