Sky launches iPhone TV app

11 November 2009 — 10:09 AM

Sky has included a number of sports channels in the package

A new option has been made available for those recycling mobile phones to pay for an Apple iPhone 3G S.

It was announced this week that Sky TV has launched a new downloadable application that can be used to access a selection of premium content directly from their devices.

The software is available from the App Store and provides the facility to watch channels like Sky Sports, Sky Sports News, Sky News, ESPN and At The Races, meaning customers need never miss their favourite events.

David Gibbs, general manager for mobile at Sky, said: "Our new [application] combines the demand for great live TV on the move with the high quality viewing experience offered by iPhone and iPod touch."

Julie Snape, head of marketing for, welcomed the new service. "This is great news for mobile phone users," she enthused.

"Football fans in particular will be rushing to trade in their old handsets and join the trend of live football on the go."

The service is available for £6 per month and will require users to register for a customer ID.

Also this week, O2 announced that iPhone users could also take advantage of a number of its broadband packages via the Total Connectivity Bolt On for £9.79 per month.

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