Sky Q launches Ultra HD

Sky has announced the launch of what it describes as ‘the UK’s most comprehensive Ultra HD service’ on Sky Q Silver, available to customers from August 13.

Including in the offering will be 124 live Premier League games this season, and over 70 movies, from the world premiere of Spectre in Ultra HD, to Oscar Winner The Revenant, and box office hit The Martian. There will also be 30 hours of natural history and documentaries, such as David Attenborough’s Conquest of the Skies, as well as five new dramas, including The Young Pope starring Jude Law and Series 4 of The Blacklist.

Sky QSky adds that it plans to expand the UHD offering with more sports, movies, documentaries and drama in the future.

Sky director of TV and content products Luke Bradley-Jones 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.” 

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