Review of NOW price, features and content
Sky's own streaming service, NOW, offers a mixture of movies and sports, but is it enough to compete with Netflix?
NOW 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.
Prices and packages
Before streaming away on NOW, you will need to pick your pass. These vary in price, depending on the type of pass you wish to use.
|Entertainment pass||£12.99 per month||Over 300 box sets on demand|
|Sky Cinema pass||£14.99 per month||Over 1,000 on demand movies with new releases each month|
|Sky Sports Day Pass||£9.99||11 channels from Sky Sports for 24 hours|
What devices and platforms is NOW compatible with?
NOW gives you two possible options for viewing.
Through the NOW box
The NOW box is a set-top box available for purchase on the NOW 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 services.
Alternatively NOW services can be accessed through the following devices:
NOW pros and cons
- No lock in contracts or commitments
- Great flexibility from the Sky Sports day pass and week pass
- No installation or set up costs
- Only available when connected to the internet
- Not available outside UK
NOW is a solid TV service that delivers the best entertainment, sports and movies directly to your TV in a no-fuss way. The service is also fairly good value for money, flexible and gives you access to loads of great movies, sports and shows at a cheap price.
The main downside is that the service is not available offline. But if you’re looking for more flexibility or control over what channels you have access to, then NOW might be exactly what you’re looking for.
NOW frequently asked questions
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NOW box sets you can watch right now
Whether you’re looking for the latest box sets or want to stream an old favourite, use our live table to browse NOW’s selection of shows.
NOW movies you can watch right now
Want to stream the latest films? Use our daily updated table to browse NOW’s selection of movies and see if it has the titles you’re after.
NOW Kids Pass
With a NOW Kids Pass your family can enjoy 1,000s of episodes of quality shows, without being tied into a contract.
NOW Black Friday and Cyber Monday Deals May 2021 – Now live!
Score a Black Friday discount with up to 50% off a NOW pass – choose from Sports, Entertainment, Kids and Cinema. Available for a limited time only.
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