When it comes to home entertainment in 2017, there's no denying that the internet has changed almost everything. Whereas once we relied on tapes and recording devices to augment our live TV watching habits, we now rely significantly on the web to stream TV programmes, films, news and information to our boxes. That's no different with Sky boxes, which have long supported On Demand streaming for TV channels they offer, as well as the ability to stream movies on demand, just like Now TV. However, many older Sky+ boxes didn't have wireless functionality built in. So, do current Sky boxes have WiFi? The answer is yes. Ever since 2013 Sky boxes have had WiFi functionality built in as standard, avoiding the use of WiFi adapters. That means whether you're a Sky+ or Sky Q box user, you'll be able to connect your Sky box to the internet out of the box, without having to run a cable from your router. What follows is our original article about Sky+ HD boxes gaining wireless technology: Sky News Update: The release of a new Sky+ HD box that incorporates wireless technology permits customers more freedom for catch-up and On Demand television. Sky have just announced the launch of their new Wi-Fi connected box, meaning that users no longer have to worry about where their TV is positioned, as proximity to the router is no longer a matter. Previously, Sky Subscribers have had to ensure that their box has been connected to their router, through either Ethernet, or through an alternative Wi-Fi adapter, to ensure they can access Sky Demand through their TV. However the new addition of the Wi-Fi box, means that users no longer have to worry about this, and gives them the freedom of where their TV is positioned lending a whole new dimension to the ease of the viewing process. In terms of setting up the Wi-Fi box, again Sky have made it as straightforward as possible for customers, to ensure a hassle free procedure. The Sky+HD and Sky+HD 2TB boxes are connected simply through the press of a couple of buttons. Then when connected, customers can access all on offer from Sky On Demand, with amazing features such as over 30 days of Catch Up TV as well as a plethora of movies to choose from Sky Movies, as well as the Sky Store. Regarding costing the On Demand service Sky provides is free of charge to all customers who already have a subscription that connects them to their Sky+HD box to broadband connection. However, what on demand content available to you is dependant on the subscription you hold.
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