New Features
  • Slight UI changes, such as repositioned new blue Sky logo & revised background image
  • Software notification system, the first time you turn your box on after a firmware update, an on screen message will be displayed informing you of the update and detailing what’s changed.
  • PPV purchases and monthly callbacks can now be made over the internet removing the need for a phone line. A phone connection is still required for interactive and Multiroom customers
  • Recording clash warning message has been changed slightly to help reduce possible confusion.
  • Updated search feature allowing users to search by anything e.g. title, actor, event, sport, with results for TV Guide and OnDemand now being displayed on the same page.
  • There’s no need to go into search to find something in your planner, simply start typing what you’re looking for and a list of suggestions will be displayed.
  • For internet connected Sky+HD boxes, showcase will now be updated more frequently and included shows which can be downloaded straight to your box as well as those available to play instantly.
  • Sky movies customers will find movies that are available to play instantly, now appear in the Sky Movies section of OnDemand with a play symbol beneath them.
Important Announcement!
  • Due to stability issues with this firmware version Sky has taken the decision to withdraw it from use, if your box has previously been updated to this firmware version it will be automatically downgraded to version R008.063.71.00P which does not present these stability issues.