Sky to launch UK’s most comprehensive Ultra HD service

Sky will roll out the eagerly awaited Ultra HD functionality to its Sky Q Silver boxes by the end of July

On the 13th August Sky Q Silver will launch the most comprehensive Ultra HD service in the UK. It will offer customers over 70 movies with premieres including Spectre, The Revenant and Martian, 124 Premier League games and every race from Forumla 1 2017.

Ultra HD will be available via Watch live, On Demand and through Sky Store and comes to customers with a Sky Q Silver box and subscription at no extra cost. 

Luke Bradley-Jones, Director of TV & Content Products, commented: “With Sky Q, we created the world’s best TV experience. Now with the introduction of an unrivalled line-up of Ultra HD TV, the service is going to get even better, truly enhancing customers’ viewing experience. So whether you’re a football fan, movie buff, natural history enthusiast or drama junkie, customers looking for the next-generation of TV viewing will love it.”  

The highlights for the first year include: 

  • 124 live Premier League games including the first game of the new seasonHull City v Leicester City 
  • Every race from Formula 1® 2017
  • Over 70 movies with premieres including Spectre, The Revenant, The Martian, Bridge of Spies, Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials and Concussion
  • Over 30 Sky Store rental movies from Angry Birds to the entire Ghostbustersand Men In Black box sets 
  • The biggest ever library of movies from Minority Report to Forrest Gump, The Godfather, Jerry Maguire, Zoolander, The Da Vinci Code and Spider-Mantrilogy 
  • Ultra HD movie themed collections including Blockbusters, Action, Dramaand Oscar winners 
  • 30 hours of natural history and documentaries, from Sky’s David Attenborough catalogue to Sky 1’s Big Cats: An Amazing Animal Family and brand new Monkeys: An Amazing Animal Family, as well as Richard Hammond’s Jungle Quest, plus National Geographic programmes including new Story of God with Morgan Freeman
  • Five new dramas including The Young Pope, featuring Jude Law, and directed by Academy Award-winning filmmaker Paolo Sorrentino, a joint production of Sky, HBO and Canal+, as well as new Series 4 of The Blacklist, and the box set Series 1-3. 
  • Plus other entertainment, including comedy series The Trip To Spain starringSteve Coogan and Rob Brydon, Sky Arts’ Landscape Artist of the Year 2016and Blur in concert

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