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Latest News

Sky+ app: the new talking TV guide for blind and partially sighted customers

21st Oct 2014

Sky has worked with the RNIB to develop a new version of the popular Sky+ app – making it even easier for blind and partially sighted customers to find, and manage their favourite shows.

The new update means that the Sky+ app – the UK’s most widely used subscription TV app is compatible with the latest voice-over technology built into iOS and Android devices. Customers can now make better use of the app by being able to control it through a series of gestures , while a voice over reads out each item of text that appears on the screen.

This makes ...

Deaflympics Coverage on BSL Zone

29th Jul 2013

The BSL Zone, available on the Community Channel (channel 539) is covering the Deaflymics 2013. Produced by Remark Media, this coverage will also be available on the BSL Zone website here. There will be one profile of a British competitor each day along with a daily update from the games.

You'll be able to find out all about the athletes' respective sports, their preparation and training, and their hopes and dreams for the games, which are being held in Sofia, Bulgaria.

The Sofia 2013 Deaflympics will be the 22nd edition of the games. More than 3,000 Deaf athletes ...

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Latest Blog

Photograph of David Meredith

With the updated Sky+ app it’s now even easier for our blind and partially sighted customers to browse the TV guide and record or download all their favourite shows. Read a blog from David Meredith, Head of Core TV Products, about why making accessibility a key part of the Sky+ app is helping to ensure all our customers enjoy the same great Sky experience.

Read David's blog about the Sky+ app