NOW TV box enters retail

October 16, 2013 10.26 Europe/London By Julian Clover

NOW TV Box 01Sky’s NOW TV set-top, bundled with content passes for either Sky Sports or Sky Movies, is now available in UK retail stores.

The Roku-based streaming unit can be purchased in branches of John Lewis, Currys PC World and Argos. It has been available on mail order since July.

It is the first time that the NOW TV Box is bundled with content passes, with customers able to choose from either a Sky Sports Day Pass or 3 months Sky Movies Pass.

A NOW TV Box plus Sky Sports Day Pass will be £14.99, providing unlimited access to all six Sky Sports channels for 24 hours. A NOW TV Box and a 3 month Sky Movies Pass is £24.99.

The device features apps covering the BBC iPlayer, BBC News, Demand 5, Spotify, Facebook and flickr.