Sky is to launch its Ultra HD service from 13 August via its Sky Q Silver box.

The broadcaster’s Ultra HD offering will include 124 live Premier League, every race from Formula 1 2017, and over 70 movies, including Spectre, The Revenant, and The Martian.

There will also be 30 hours of natural history and documentaries, including David Attenborough’s Conquest of the Skies, as well as five new dramas, including The Young Pope starring Jude Law and Series 4 of The Blacklist.

Luke Bradley-Jones, Director of TV & Content Products, commented: “With Sky Q, we created the world’s best TV experience. Now with the introduction of an unrivalled line-up of Ultra HD TV, the service is going to get even better, truly enhancing customers’ viewing experience. So whether you’re a football fan, movie buff, natural history enthusiast or drama junkie, customers looking for the next-generation of TV viewing will love it.”

Watch live, On Demand and through Sky Store, Ultra HD is available to customers with a Sky Q Silver box and subscription at no extra cost.

Staff Reporter