Sky Player Coming to Windows 7 Media Center
Today Microsoft has announced a major partnership with Sky. Sky player is a Sky’s online TV service, will be available to users of Windows 7 Media Center. Sky previously announced the same service will be available on Xbox 360 later this month but have now confirmed this will now be available to Windows 7 Media Center users too.
Sky Player will allow current subscribers to view live streamed channels and on demand television through their PC although the download service is not in place as yet.
Existing Sky TV customers will be able to purchase an online Sky Player multiroom subscription for £5 per month. Customers with Sky Multiroom or Sky Broadband Unlimited will be able to access live channels for no extra charge.
Non-Sky TV customers will require a monthly subscription that starts at £15 per month to the Base Entertainment Pack. In addition to the live channels, customers will also have access to on-demand programs from channels they subscribe to.