Sky Player on Windows 7 Media Center


Sky Player, Sky’s online TV service launches on Windows 7 creating a new and innovative way for people in the UK to watch live and on demand TV from Sky on a PC.  The service is simple and easy to use and gives Windows 7 users access to the wide range of high-quality live and on demand pay TV currently on Sky Player, which includes the latest blockbuster movies, live action sports, must see entertainment, programming dedicated to kids, music, the arts and thought provoking documentaries.

With Windows 7 it’s easy to find and watch great TV from Sky – all in one place, with a consistent experience, including:

· Search for shows using keywords, browse programme galleries or scroll through the familiar on screen guide

· Touch-enabled interface* for simple panning and gesture navigation

· Works with any Windows Media Center enabled remote control

For existing Sky TV customers, Sky Player on Windows 7 offers another way to view their Sky TV, in addition to their set top box. For non Sky TV customers, Sky Player on Windows 7 offers a wide range of live channels and on demand content via a number of different packages through a monthly subscription.

To celebrate the launch of Sky Player on Windows 7, Sky and Microsoft are offering non Sky TV customers three months of Sky Player for the price of two with any Windows 7 purchase. Customers who already have Windows 7 can subscribe to the offer via the Sky Player sign in page in Windows Media Center.

Windows Media Center is included in Windows 7 Home Premium, Ultimate, Professional and Enterprise.  To watch Sky Player with Windows 7 you need an effective broadband connection of 2Mbit/s or more.

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