It’s time to start stockpiling
popcorn. In November, Netflix is coming to Sky Q and with it a new Sky
subscription pack: Ultimate On Demand.
Ultimate On Demand will be the UK’s biggest on demand TV service, bringing together for the first
time Sky Box Sets, which boasts 400 of the best UK and US series, and the full Netflix
service with its great range of global entertainment.
In one seamless package you’ll be
able to access Sky original productions such as Patrick Melrose, Save Me and
Tin Star, and US hits like HBO’s Game of Thrones and Showtime’s Billions,
alongside Netflix’s original dramas, films, comedies and documentaries, which
include The Crown, Stranger Things, The Kissing Booth, Making a Murderer and
This integration means it’ll be
easier than ever to find what you love and discover hidden gems.
Recommendations for Sky and Netflix shows will share the spotlight on Sky Q’s
homepage. And with Sky Q’s super-smart search function it’ll be a breeze to set
sail for Riviera, catch up on Narcos or binge-watch Bulletproof.
Ultimate On Demand will be £10 a
month for all new and existing customers alongside their Sky Q subscription,
and with a 31-day rolling contract available, it’s both flexible and great
value. Existing Sky Q customers with Netflix will be able to easily move their account to the new pack or sign
in to the Netflix app on Sky Q using their existing Netflix account details.
Stephen van Rooyen, Chief Executive Officer, Sky UK and Ireland, said: “We want
Sky Q to be the number one destination for TV fans. Partnering with Netflix
means we will have all the best TV in one great value pack, making it even
easier for you to watch all of your favourite shows.
Chris Whiteley, Director Business
Development UK/IE, Netflix, said: “Innovation is at the core of Netflix. We
are delighted to partner with Sky to offer fans a new and exciting way to
access the best of entertainment from around the world.”
Customers with a Sky
Q Entertainment subscription will get Netflix’s Standard plan (HD 2 streams)
and Sky Box Sets in HD as part of Ultimate On Demand. And customers with Sky Q’s premium subscription, Sky Q
Experience (multi-room viewing and Ultra HD), will enjoy Netflix’s
Premium plan (Ultra HD, 4 streams) – that’s more than 2,000 hours of Ultra HD
content across Sky and Netflix.
Payment for the
Ultimate On Demand pack will be added to customers’ monthly Sky bills, making
it easier than ever to sign up and removing the need for separate payments for
Titles available to download can
be watched on the go, with Sky shows available through the Sky Go app and
Netflix shows through the Netflix app.
pre-register their interest in the Ultimate On Demand pack at sky.com/Netflix
Notes to editors
- Sky+ customers need to upgrade to Sky Q
to be able to access Netflix through their set top box.
- To access Ultra HD content on Sky Q,
customers must have a 2TB Sky Q box, and a “Sky Q Experience” (previously Q
- Customers with an existing Netflix
subscription that migrate their existing Netflix account to their new UOD
account will keep their existing Netflix profiles and recommendations and
continue to be able to watch Netflix on all their usual Netflix-supported
- The Netflix app will be available on
the Sky Q platform and Netflix members can sign in to watch using their
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leading entertainment company, serving 23 million customers across seven
countries - UK, Ireland, Germany, Austria, Italy, Spain and Switzerland. The
company had annual reported revenues of £12.9 billion in 2016/17, and is
Europe’s leading investor in television content with an annual programming
spend of around £7 billion.
partnerships with HBO, Showtime and Warner Bros. to Sky Original Productions,
Sky offers the best and broadest range of content along with the best viewing
experience to suit each and every customer. Whether that’s through the
multi-award winning next generation box, Sky Q, or Sky’s contract-free online
streaming service, NOW TV, customers have access to the latest movies, drama,
sports and kids’ entertainment wherever and whenever they like. This is all
supported by Sky’s best in class customer service.
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commitments have been launched for Sky’s corporate campaign Sky Ocean Rescue;
the reduction of our own single-use plastics by 2020; an investment fund of £25
million over five years in technology solutions; and support of marine
protected areas across our markets.
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employees and is listed as one of The Times Top 50 employers for women, as well
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