Sky Sports TV released for Android, requires monthly subscription plan

Sky Sports TV released for Android, requires monthly subscription plan

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Sky have released Sky Sports TV for Android devices that will enable viewing of all the Sky sports channels (including Sky F1) from an Android device. You don’t need a Sky subscription to get at the content, instead you have to subscribe to a £4.99 in subscription via Google Play. So despite having a Sky subscription you still have to pay extra for the app, you could use the Sky Go app to avoid this but still it’s a strange decision.

Also the device support is pretty limited, There is no Jelly Bean support and a small range of HTC and Samsung phones supported.

The following devices are supports: HTC Desire, HTC Desire S, HTC Desire HD, HTC Incredible, HTC Sensation, HTC Sensation XE, Galaxy Nexus, Samsung Galaxy S, Samsung Galaxy S II and Samsung Galaxy Note.

You can find the app on Google Play:

Enjoy all 6 Sky Sports channels and ESPN live on your Android smartphone

Get ready for the start of the new football season with Sky Sports live on your Android smartphone* (Please see below FAQ’s – Jelly Bean (4.1) is not currently supported)

Enjoy 8 dedicated Sports channels plus Sky News with live coverage of your favourite sports and 24/7 news. Catch the action from around the world, including 115 games from the Barclays Premier League season, every F1™ race, PGA Golf, US Open tennis and lots more wherever you are in the UK or Ireland, all for just £4.99 / €5.49 a month.

Channels included:

Sky Sports 1-4
Sky Sports F1
Sky Sports News
Sky News
ESPN
At The Races

The Sky Sports TV app gives you access to great TV from Sky on the move for a simple monthly price and with no annual contract. All you need is a compatible device and a Wi-Fi or 3G / data connection.

When you purchase a monthly subscription, payment will be made through your Google Play account. Your subscription will automatically renew unless cancelled and is subject to the Google In-app Purchase Policy and Google’s billing and privacy policy.

If you’re a Sky TV customer with Sky Sports 1 & 2 you can watch all 6 Sky Sports channels at no extra cost with the Sky Go App on your Android smartphone.

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