Netflix on Sky Q: price, release date, and T3's hands on lowdown

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Sky bundles Netflix in bid to break into more homes

It will also mean that Netflix programming is integrated into the Sky Q interface rather than accessible.

Sky Q customers who already have Netflix can move their subscription across to Sky, or sign into Sky Q's Netflix app.

Netflix content like Stranger Things is integrated into the Sky Q system at a deep level.

Sky Q Premium users, meanwhile, will get the Netflix UHD package, offering 4K video where available and up to four simultaneous streams.

The two companies have announced that Netflix will now be integrated into Sky Q, meaning customers won't have to launch a separate app to enjoy the likes of House of Cards after a few episodes of Game of Thrones.

We've long known that Netflix and Sky would be joining forces to create a brand new TV package, and we finally have all the details.

To be very clear, though, that £10 fee for Ultimate on Demand includes a subscription to standard Netflix.

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The app is identical to the what you get on any other platform, but it's the integration that's the interesting part.

The new Ultimate On Demand package will cost £10 per month, and it combines Sky Box Sets (normally £5 per month, and featuring over 400 U.S. and United Kingdom shows) with Netflix's huge library of TV shows and movies.

We also said that it would "only get better", and after recently going hands-on with Sky and Netflix's latest venture, a Sky Q system with Netflix built in, it's pleasing to see that our prediction was bang on the money.

Note: You will need to have an existing Sky Q Entertainment subscription (£20 per month).

In terms of price, Netflix on Sky Q is available through a new content package, Ultimate on Demand. Titles available to download can be watched on the go, with Sky shows available through the Sky Go app and Netflix shows through the Netflix app.

Sky and Netflix shows sits side-by-side on Sky Q's content rails, some of which are tailored around the viewer's usage history.

Commenting on today's news, technology, media and telco analyst Paolo Pescatore said the Netflix deal "further increases Sky's own value as a one stop shop provider". As well as the home screen recommendation tiles, there's a new On Demand pane that pulls together all ready-to-stream content (whether Sky's or Netflix's) all in one place, while the text-search tool now has a dedicated option for scanning the Netflix catalogue as well. You shouldn't notice any drop in service at any point.

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