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    Sky unveils a new subscription service - Sky Go Extra

    This is a discussion on Sky unveils a new subscription service - Sky Go Extra within the Sky news and announcements forums, part of the SkyUser Announcements category; I do think sky have a cheek offering this. Surely it should be at no additional cost for sky world ...

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      Re: Sky unveils a new subscription service - Sky Go Extra

      I do think sky have a cheek offering this. Surely it should be at no additional cost for sky world customers, along with a good marketing campaign they would steel plenty from VM.
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      Re: Sky unveils a new subscription service - Sky Go Extra

      I think this is a great service. Just think of what I am now able to do


      • Use my 27" iMac as a second, almost multiroom, receiver to allow the viewing of sports, movies etc.
      • Use my MacBook Pro to watch movies, sports etc in the garden and work. It's also good for viewing when visiting friends and family who don't have sky.
      • While away in my motorhome I can watch sky on my iPhone using 3G (I have unlimited data).
      • Out and about I can use iPad to watch sky while having coffee.
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      Re: Sky unveils a new subscription service - Sky Go Extra

      i not very happy at sky is stop sky go Desktop download and sky looking for me to pay 5 sky go Extra for it downloads i not looking to register 4 it at all i call sky and she tell me i can downloads on too Devices if i not want to pay for the 4 Devices What she said it's wrong I think? sky go Stream online Only 2 Devices and sky go Extra is download and Stream for 5 on four Devices

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      Re: Sky unveils a new subscription service - Sky Go Extra

      Sky are ending Sky Go desktop? Nooooooo!

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      Re: Sky unveils a new subscription service - Sky Go Extra

      Quote Originally Posted by cylon6 View Post
      Sky are ending Sky Go desktop? Nooooooo!
      No, but you will have to pay for the privilege of using it.

      Sky are apparently sending out or have sent out emails for those who use the Desktop App on a regular basis to let them know about the changes.

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      Sky unveils a new subscription service - Sky Go Extra

      As I said earlier in the thread, while it's not for me I can see this being a serious alternative to multi-room for some people and may (dare I say it?), even be considered good value.
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      Re: Sky unveils a new subscription service - Sky Go Extra

      Many have already been using it this way, for free.

      The changes mean that whilst 4 devices can now be used, you are still limited to using only two devices for live content at a time, but there is nothing stopping you from downloading content from the library. As much more is now available, I guess many will.

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      Sky unveils a new subscription service - Sky Go Extra

      I didn't realise you could still only stream on 2 devices, that's just poor.

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      Quote Originally Posted by stereohaven View Post
      I didn't realise you could still only stream on 2 devices, that's just poor.
      Maybe not quite so poor if you can simultaneously stream on 2 devices and watch downloaded content on the other 2 devices though? I think that may be allowed/possible.
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      Re: Sky unveils a new subscription service - Sky Go Extra

      Quote Originally Posted by LyndyLou View Post
      I have downloaded on Sky Go in the past to enable me to watch while on holiday. Usually on the long journey. Do not use it for live streaming. Therefore as far as I am concerned Sky are not starting something new but charging for something that was previously available for free.
      Fully agree with this... very shoddy and I am surprised that the business case for doing this accommodated for the risk of frustrating users who already pay over 100 a month to sky and will consider if they are still getting value for money.
      The fact they have added a couple of devices means very little and should just be part of an improving service. To remove a service that I have had for years and ask me to pay extra to get it back is poor to say the least.

     

     
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