NOW TV Review | Price, Features and Content

Sky's own streaming service, NOW TV, offers a mixture of movies and sports, but is it enough to compete with Netflix?

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Now TV

About NOW TV

NOW TV is an online streaming service available on your television set and other devices. It provides low-cost, flexible access to thousands of hours of entertainment, including the best of Sky Movies and Sky Sports. It’s ideal for those looking for a way to watch the latest new shows, sports and movies, without signing up to long contracts or paying for costly installation.

Price and Packages

Before signing up to any NOW TV packages, first you have to buy the NOW TV box. This costs £9.99 including postage and packaging, and will be sent to your home. When it arrives simply plug it into your TV and select your package.

Pass Price Inclusions
Entertainment pass £7.99 per month 11 channels you won’t find on Freeview, including Sky Atlantic
Sky Cinema pass £11.99 per month Over 1,000 on demand movies with new releases each month
Sky Sports Week Pass £14.99 Full Sky Sports access for one week
Sky Sports Day Pass £8.99 Full Sky Sports access for one day

Now TV

NOW TV

Stream the latest and greatest TV, movies and sport on NOW TV. All with no contract.

  • Sign up and start streaming instantly
  • Compatible on over 60 devices, stream on 2 at once
  • Mix and match the TV Passes that suit you
  • The best of pay TV without the strings
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What devices and platforms is NOW TV compatible with?

NOW TV gives you two possible options for viewing.

Through the NOW TV box:

The NOW TV box is a set-top box available for purchase on the NOW TV website. It costs £45.99 including shipping and handling and will be sent direct to your door. The box plugs into your TV through the HDMI cable-in port. If you’re unsure about whether or not your TV is compatible, you can check with your TV manufacturer online. The box comes with a small remote, and once plugged in will then give you full access to all NOW TV services.

On devices

Alternatively NOW TV services can be accessed through the following devices:

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NOW TV pros and cons

Pros

  • No lock in contracts or commitments
  • Great flexibility from the Sky Sports day pass and week pass
  • No installation or set up costs

Cons

  • Only available when connected to the internet
  • Not available outside UK

Verdict

NOW TV is a solid TV service that delivers the best entertainment, sports and movies directly to your TV in a no-fuss way. The NOW TV box is small and discreet, and easy to navigate with its own remote. The service is cheap and flexible and gives you access to loads of great movies, sports and shows at a cheap price.

The main downside is that you need an internet connection to view your content, and the service is not available offline. But if you’re looking for more flexibility or control in your television, then NOW TV might be exactly what you’re looking for.

NOW TV Frequently asked questions

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    TimAugust 28, 2019

    I struggle with a download speed of only 1.2. Would this be sufficient to run NOW TV?

    • Avatarfinder Customer Care
      CharisseAugust 28, 2019Staff

      Hi Tim,

      Thanks for reaching out to Finder.

      An internet speed of 1.2Mbps will not be enough and may cause buffering when you watch video streams with NOW TV.

      To avoid slow loading and buffering issues, you should have an internet speed of at least 2.5Mbps if you are using wi-fi or broadband. For 3G or 4G devices, the minimum speed needed is 450Kbps.

      I hope this helps.

      Cheers,
      Charisse

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    PaulineMay 20, 2019

    I have an LG smart TV, do I need a TV box?

    • Avatarfinder Customer Care
      JhezMay 21, 2019Staff

      Hello Pauline,

      Thank you for your comment.

      There’s no need to purchase a NowTV box if you have an LG Smart TV. You can directly access NowTV services in the LG Smart TV by connecting it to the internet and accessing your NowTV account.

      Regards,
      Jhezelyn

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    AlanJanuary 18, 2019

    Can you fast forward with this box?

    • Avatarfinder Customer Care
      JoshuaJanuary 24, 2019Staff

      Hi Alan,

      Thanks for getting in touch with finder. I hope all is well with you. :)

      Yes, you can fast foward with Now TV box. You can use the remote control to do this. If you need more help, you can also get in touch with their customer support to obtain a more personalised answer.

      I hope this helps. Should you have further questions, please don’t hesitate to reach us out again.
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      Have a wonderful day!

      Cheers,
      Joshua

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    VivienJuly 23, 2017

    If I subscribe to now tv sky movies pass, does it include the entertainment channels or do you need to subscribe to both?

    • Avatarfinder Customer Care
      AnndyJuly 23, 2017Staff

      Hi Vivien,

      Thanks for your question.

      You need to get a different subscription for the entertainment channels. The monthly subscription for the Entertainment channels is £6.99/month) and £9.99/month for movies.

      Cheers,
      Anndy

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