How to get Sky’s Now TV in Spain
Now TV is an internet television service from Sky TV. It was launched on 17 July 2012.
Now TV from Sky is available to watch with a Now TV branded box that was launched in July 2013. This Now TV box is similar to some Smart TV boxes.
Now TV is also available using a PC or Mac, or as an app on iOS devices, selected Android phones, Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3
The Now TV Box
Now TV uses a Now TV-branded Roku streaming box.
The Now TV box allows users to stream Now TV content to their TV.
The Now TV box also allows users to view content from BBC iPlayer, Demand 5, Spotify and Sky News.
How much does Now TV cost
The Now TV box cost £9.99 to buy outright and there’s no sign-up fee.
The Entertainment Pass costs £4.99 per month, which is an introductory price ending on 31st March 2014.
The Movie Pass is £8.99 per month and available on a 30 day free trial, which automatically renews at the full price unless cancelled.
The Sports Pass is considerably higher at £9.99 per 24 hours of viewing.
What is available on Now TV
As of 2016 Now TV offers content from the following channels (note that some programmes may not be available for live streaming due to rights restrictions.)
Sky Movies month pass:
Sky Movies Premiere
Sky Movies Showcase
Sky Movies Comedy
Sky Movies Action and Adventure
Sky Movies Family
Sky Movies Crime and Thriller
Sky Movies Drama and Romance
Sky Movies Sci-Fi and Horror
Sky Movies Superheroes
Sky Movies Select
Sky Movies Disney
Sky Sports day pass:
Sky Sports 1
Sky Sports 2
Sky Sports 3
Sky Sports 4
Sky Sports F1
Sky Sports News
Entertainment month pass
Sky Arts 1
Catch up services on Sky Now TV in Spain
Catch up on shows you missed with BBC iPlayer, Demand 5 and 4OD.
You do not need any subscription to use the Catch Up services from BBC ITV Channel 4 or Five, but you may still have to register bank details whilst setting up the Now TV account.
Now TV in Spain
Sky’s Now TV uses the internet to deliver content to the Now TV box.
Accessing the On Demand and Catch Up TV in Spain – Use a UK TV Router for UK TV
The UK TV Catch-up iPlayer services are indented for use in the UK only. Access to On Demand and Catch Up TV in Spain from other countries will be blocked. This blocking is “policed” by checking your internet IP address. Spanish IP addresses will be blocked from connecting to these On Demand and Catch Up TV in Spain.
The only way to connect to these UK TV Catch-up iPlayer services on a Sky Digibox or Freesat set top box in Spain, is by using a Virtual Private Network (VPN) or SMART DNS service that allows you to connect to the internet using a UK internet server.
In August 2016, it was announced that Sky would be launching their NOW TV service in Spain
But with regards to broadcast contracts, not all the content on offer in the UK on NOW TV will be available to Now TV customers in Spain.