Ditching The Dish
At present, there’s no specific update on when prospective buyers will be able to get their hands on this new, broadband-only Sky Q option.
However, Sky pledged to begin to offer Sky Q without the need for a satellite dish in Austria and Italy sometime this year during its latest earnings call.
Does Sky q need a new dish?
Sky Q & Sky Off Same Satellite Dish – Including Freesat
To run Sky Q and normal Sky or Freesat at the same time off a satellite dish. You will need to instead of installing a wideband LNB, install a Hybrid LNB instead. There are couple different makes and models but essentially, they have the same final result.
Can you get Sky Q without a dish?
Award-winning Sky Q to launch without a satellite dish – bringing Sky TV to millions more homes. The move will see millions of homes, currently unable to install a satellite dish, be able to enjoy the best entertainment on Sky. Delivered through a box over broadband, the service is expected to launch in the UK in 2018.
What channel is sky Q?
The basic-level Sky Q package is called Sky Q Entertainment and includes all the basic channels you can get also get through your aerial: BBC One, BBC Two, BBC Four, ITV, ITV2, ITV3, ITV4, Channel 4 and Channel 5. You also get catch-up options for all those channels, plus extras like 5 USA and E4.
What does Sky Q come with?
The package is built around the Sky Q 2TB box (formerly known as Sky Q Silver), which essentially works as a hub, delivering content to up to two separate Sky Q Mini boxes and two tablets simultaneously around your home.