Sky Go boosts catch-up TV variety with 14 new entertainment channels

You can now watch more Sky TV on your PC, mobile or tablet than ever, as the likes of Comedy Central, Discovery and Dave arrive on Sky Go. So you can enjoy even more of the best Sky telly whenever and wherever you’re online…

What does Sky have in common with Heinz? Not much. Except there are now 57 varieties of catch-up TV for you to stream on Sky Go anytime you like.

From today, Sky's mobile TV service, which lets you watch channels from your Sky TV subscription on a smartphone, tablet, PC or Mac, boasts an extra 14 channels to enjoy live or on-demand wherever you've got Wi-Fi or mobile broadband.

The latest Sky Go additions - Alibi, Animal Planet, Comedy Central, Dave, Discovery, Eden, Gold, Good Food, History, MTV, Nat Geo, Nat Geo Wild, TLC and Watch - bring the full line-up of channels to 57, including 6 Sky Sports channels and 11 from Sky Movies.

Sky Go is available at no extra cost to all Sky TV customers with a compatible device, however, you can only watch the channels included as part of your Sky subscription.

Luke Bradley-Jones, Sky's director of TV products, said: "Sky Go has gone from strength to strength since it launched in July 2011 and now attracts over three million users.

"Customers now have even more choice and flexibility whether they want to watch TV box sets, live Barclays Premier League football, the latest blockbusters from Sky Movies or award-winning drama from a wider range of entertainment channels."

The new channels make Sky's one of the biggest on-demand offerings of any provider, although with Virgin Media's Sky Go equivalent, Virgin TV Anywhere, you can watch up to 80 channels live as they're broadcast - including many of those added to Sky Go today.

Sky Go is compatible with both PC and Mac computers and laptops, as well as Apple iPhones, iPads and selected Android smartphones and tablets.

But to stream programmes on Sky Go you need a constant connection to the internet, whether it's home broadband, 3G or 4G mobile broadband or a public Wi-Fi hotspot.

If you're using 3G or 4G, be wary of going over your usage limit. You could easily smash through your whole month's allowance in a couple of hours when streaming on Sky Go.

However, for an additional £5 per month, you can sign up for Sky Go Extra, which allows you to download programmes to watch when you don't have an internet connection. Sky Go Extra is available without an annual contract, on a rolling monthly basis.

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