30 October 2012
Sky+ just got even better. We’ve recently updated the Sky Guide on most Sky+HD boxes so that you
can get some great new features, including BBC iPlayer, the BBC’s video on demand service, on our
Catch Up TV service.
From today, you can enjoy the best of the BBC’s TV shows from the last seven days in the comfort
of your living room if you've got a Sky+HD box that's been updated with the new Sky
So this autumn, whether you’re out for fireworks or getting on with your seasonal shopping,
there are more ways than ever to be sure you never miss the TV you just can’t do without, like
Strictly Come Dancing,
Eastenders and much more.
Look for BBC iPlayer in the Catch Up section of the On Demand menu, where it joins catch up
services from ITV Player, Demand 5, Sky TV and Sky Sports. What’s more, it includes a number of
features that’ll make it easy for you to find the BBC programmes you want.
For instance, you’ll notice that all the shows are arranged in categories, so it’s simple for
you to find what you’re looking for by channel, day and genre. You’ll also find regional and signed
programmes in dedicated categories. It’s easy to find shows in HD, too.
Then, just choose what you’d like to watch and it’ll be downloaded to your Sky+HD box for you to
enjoy when you like. And it’s all available at no extra monthly cost to your
Our update includes the DRX780 model, so if you have this box, you can now access the new Catch
Up service as well as
Sky+ app features. If you’re not sure whether your Sky+HD box has been updated or what model
you have, you can find out from
Help and Support. But
please be aware that Catch Up is not currently available in the Republic of
Don’t worry if you have a Samsung or Pace Sky+ box. We’re planning to update those by the end of
November, once we’ve finished final testing.
And be sure to connect your Sky+HD box to your router with either an
activate On Demand to start enjoying shows from BBC
iPlayer and much more on your TV.