Sky Go Android app release coming in time for F1

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Owners of iOS devices have been able to enjoy Sky TV content for a while now as users of the Android platform have been left out in the cold. Today we have some good news for you as the Sky Go Android app release will be coming in time for the new F1 season.

The broadcaster is adding some new channels to its mobile TV service that will include the new Sky Sports F1 channel. For the first time it will also be available for Android users to enjoy and according to a report on TechRadar will launch next month.

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Back in November we brought you the news that the Android Sky Go app would be launching in the coming months. Sky Go first launched last July and offers subscribers to the company the chance to watch content via a Wi-Fi or 3G connection.

While owners of the iOS devices and PC users have had access to the service Android owners have been left waiting. This year’s F1 season begins on March 16th with the Australian Grand Prix in Melbourne, and users of the Samsung Galaxy and HTC devices will get the service first. This would be an ideal opportunity to go out and buy the Galaxy Note with is huge 5.3-inch screen.

Sky is also adding its Entertainment channels to the Sky Go app, which includes Sky Atlantic from today. Coming next month Sky 1, Sky Arts 1, and Sky Living will also be added. The iOS app already offers user’s access to Sky Movies with more than 600 movies available.

The company is also adding free Wi-Fi to customers of its Broadband Unlimited service, which will be provided by The Cloud. This will provide more than 10,000 Wi-Fi hotspots in places such as Caffe Nero and Pizza Express.

Are you pleased to be finally getting the Sky Go app on Android?