Continuing its assortment of individual-model media gamers, Sky has announced the Now Television set Wise Stick. It promises the gadget as the UK’s most economical streaming adhere offering buyers an affordable way of getting Sky Television set without having a agreement. Check out our entire assessment of the Wise Stick here.
Rate and availability
Sky claims that the new Now Television set Streaming Wise Stick will launch on 23 February and will be priced at £14.99 from Sky. This will make it the most affordable of its variety with the closest nicely-recognised model rivals currently being the Google Chromecast two and Roku Specific equally at £30.
Whilst there are plenty of cost-free products and services obtainable, we’ll discover them under, you may however have to have to fork out to obtain Sky’s assortment of content material. You can get the Streaming Wise Stick bundled with a Now Television set Go starting off at £19.99 which incorporates either one particular thirty day period of Cinema or two months of Enjoyment.
A one particular-thirty day period Sky Sports Go and the Streaming Wise Stick bundle expenditures £29.99.
Down below are the regular selling prices for the Now Television set Passes:
- Enjoyment Go – £7.99
- Sky Cinema Go – £9.99
- Sky Sports Go – Working day £6.99, 7 days £10.99, Month £33.99
- Little ones Go – £2.99
Specs and functions
Like prior Sky Now Television set gadgets, the new Streaming Wise Stick is designed by Roku, one particular of the major brands of media gamers.
The Now Television set Streaming Wise Stick arrives full with voice lookup, the ability to pause stay Now Television set high quality channels and a Wi-Fi distant regulate – that means you you should not have to have line-of-sight for it to function like a traditional infrared distant.
Because the machine is driven by Roku, you get a consumer interface – fairly than casting content material from a cellular phone – and obtain to plenty of apps which includes BBC iPlayer, ITV hub, All four, YouTube and the Sky Retail store.
Apparently, Sky claims that this spring you may be able to down load content material to phones and tablets as a Now Television set buyer. It will start out with the Little ones Go and by the close of the year there’ll be a new possibility to stream stay and on demand Now Television set content material in Full High definition.
As outlined previously, Now Television set will also have its individual broadband deals starting off at £18 for each thirty day period.
The packaging for the Now Television set Wise Stick has been developed without having any use of plastic in line with Sky’s Ocean Rescue marketing campaign.