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Sky Q mobile app launches on Android and iOS

Sky has filled a gap in its Sky Q offering, today launching a Sky Q mobile app for Android and Apple phones. The mobile app sits alongside the existing Q app for tablets.

The Sky Q mobile app will allow you to set remote recordings, stream live and on demand programmes on your phone, and watch shows you've recorded at home when you’re out and about.

The app is live now on Google Play and the Apple App Store.

The app, which follows the launch of Sky’s VR app, comes ahead of the arrival of Sky’s own phone network, Sky Mobile. Further details about the network will be announced later this year, according to the company. Sky Mobile was originally set to launch this year and will use O2’s network in the UK.

Sky recently announced its Q1 results, revealing that more than 100,000 new customers - across UK, Ireland, Germany, Austria and Italy - had joined Sky over the quarter.

There was no word on how many people had signed up for the new Sky Q Ultra HD service, or any viewing figures for Sky’s Ultra HD content.

From this month, all new Sky customers will effectively be Sky Q subscribers, with Sky announcing the Q box will replace the HD box as standard.

Sky Q took home the Award for best set-top box at the 2016 What Hi-Fi? Awards.

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Joe Cox
Joe Cox

Joe is Content Director for Specialist Tech at Future and was previously the Global Editor-in-Chief of What Hi-Fi?. He has worked on What Hi-Fi? across print and online for more than 15 years, writing news, reviews and features. He has covered product launch events across the world, from Apple to Technics, Sony and Samsung, reported from CES, the Bristol Show and Munich High End for many years, and provided comment for sites such as the BBC and the Guardian. In his spare time he enjoys playing records and cycling (not at the same time).