How to Watch Sky TV Without A Satellite Dish
Fancy watching Sky TV, even without a satellite dish? Now you can.
Sky has opened their online catch up service, Sky Player, to anyone with a broadband connection.
Sky subscribers with a Sky Multi-room or a Sky Broadband Max subscription will get free Sky Player access, but non-Sky customers can subscribe to the online service and gain access to up to 9 Live TV channels.
The standard package is £7.50 per month initially, but is rising to £15 per month at the end of January 2009. Channels included are National Geographic, British Eurosport, Disney Channel, Sky Sports News, Sky News. Soon to come are MTV One, Nickelodeon and Nick Jr. Sky sports channels are also available, for an additional charge.
This may Sky video players are based on Microsoft Silverlight while BBC is backing Adobe with its iPlayer. It uses the latest version of Silverlight, Windows Media and PlayReady encryption to support Windows and Mac computers.