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    Whats the difference Sky Now Box and Roku LT?

    This is a discussion on Whats the difference Sky Now Box and Roku LT? within the NOW TV forums, part of the Other Sky help and support category; I previously asked which was the better reply over a 1000 viewed,but no one replied.so have rephrased my question! Does ...

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      Whats the difference Sky Now Box and Roku LT?

      I previously asked which was the better reply over a 1000 viewed,but no one replied.so have rephrased my question! Does anyone have any experience to pass on? Michael


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      Re: Whats the difference Sky Now Box and Roku LT?

      If I remember correctly, the main difference will be that the Roku has full access to the Roku store whereas now tv is limited. Otherwise I think they are the same.

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      Re: Whats the difference Sky Now Box and Roku LT?

      Both do much the same thing, ie, turn a dumb TV into a smart one, so you could add the Chromecast to your list. I think the LT might have been superseded by the Streaming Stick. Cnet rate the Stick highly but rate the Now box even higher. -
      Sky Now TV Box review - CNET At a quarter of the price I don't think you can go past the Now box. It has the extra advantage of being able to stream premium Sky offerings, should you want to pay for them.

      Edit- I forgot to mention the YouView box which does all the above can do plus gives recording abilities. But at 160 for a straight purchase it may be outside your price range. It is of course free with contracts from BT or TalkTalk.
      http://www.youview.com/get-youview/

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      Re: Whats the difference Sky Now Box and Roku LT?

      Yes but the bt box has to be connected to Internet via a ethernet connection. A wireless bridge won't work either.

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      Re: Whats the difference Sky Now Box and Roku LT?

      thanks for that

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      Re: Whats the difference Sky Now Box and Roku LT?

      Quote Originally Posted by Isitme View Post
      Edit- I forgot to mention the YouView box which does all the above can do plus gives recording abilities. But at 160 for a straight purchase it may be outside your price range. It is of course free with contracts from BT or TalkTalk.
      How to get Youview and Where to Buy.
      It only gets Sky Movies (and possibly Sky Store? IIRC), not Entertainment or Sports packages from NowTV.

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      Re: Whats the difference Sky Now Box and Roku LT?

      Another option that work's really well in turning your tv into a super smart tv is a android tv box. About 30 - 60 from ebay.
      Turns your tv into a tabket so you can run apps aswell.
      Coupled with a wireless keyboard/mouse pad works a treat.

     

     

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