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Sky Go arrives on the Google Nexus 4 and Nexus 7

12 more devices now supported
Tue Dec 11 2012, 11:35
Google LG Nexus 4 with Android 4.2 Jelly Bean

UK PAY TV BROADCASTER Sky announced today that its Sky Go application is available on more Android devices, including the Google Nexus 4 smartphone and Nexus 7 tablet.

Sky's mobile catch-up application, which is now supported by Google's Android 4.x Jelly Bean mobile operating system, is available on 12 more Android devices from today.

The full list comprises: the HTC Desire X, One X, One XL, One S and One V; the Samsung Galaxy S3 LTE, Galaxy S3 Mini, Galaxy Ace 2 and Galaxy Note 2; the Sony Xperia S and Xperia T; and the LG Optimus 4X HD.

Using the app, owners of these newly supported Android devices can access 43 live channels, including Sky Sports and the Sky Movies channels. Sky's on-demand catch-up service is also available through the app.

According to Sky, 2.8 million people used its Sky Go service in the last quarter alone, with a whopping 2.2 million people keeping Ricky Gervais' wallet full by viewing the latest series of An Idiot Abroad.

Holly Knill, head of Sky Go said, "As more and more smartphones and tablets come to market, the demand for Sky Go continues to increase at a phenomenal rate.

"We look forward to continuing to develop for as many devices as possible while at the same time innovating for the service so that it continues to raise the bar in terms of choice, flexibility and quality." µ


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