(Pocket-lint) - Sky volition clasp a large property league connected Thursday 7 October wherever it volition launch thing "magical". This is wide thought to beryllium its Sky Q implicit broadband work - a mode of accessing each Sky programming and channels, but without the request for a satellite. However, determination could besides beryllium thing other connected the docket too.
It being reported that Sky volition present its ain astute TV range.
A Sky Q astute TV could connection Sky services arsenic portion of the TV's ain functionality, each streamed implicit the internet. Plus, existing deals with Amazon Prime Video, Netflix, Disney+ and different streaming services (as intergrated into the Sky Q container experience) mean the TV could beryllium an all-in-one package.
Sky has besides had a woody with LG successful the past, arsenic it's TV exertion partner. Maybe the caller Sky-branded TVs could leaverage that partnership?
Either way, the Financial Times claims that it volition let Sky to vie against the aforesaid streaming services it presently works with - particularly erstwhile it comes to bidding for caller content.
"We perpetually look astatine caller technologies to bring our customers much of the contented that they love. We don’t remark connected merchandise rumours," the boradcaster said successful a statement.
We'll bring you much connected the build-up to the "magical" lawsuit successful October.
Writing by Rik Henderson. Originally published connected 21 September 2021.