Sky will not launch a Sky Go BlackBerry 10 app anytime in the near future, the subscription based TV giant has confirmed.
Shunning the newly launched BlackBerry 10 OS, broadcasting behemoth Sky has revealed that it has no plans to develop for BlackBerry 10, confirming those holding out for a Sky Go BlackBerry 10 app will be left disappointed for the foreseeable future. BlackBerry 10 launched earlier this week with more than 70,000 BlackBerry 10 apps already available.
“Our apps are available on a wide range of devices,” an official Sky spokesperson announced in a statement to Trusted Reviews “Whilst there are no immediate plans to launch on the Blackberry 10 we continue to consider how we can offer customers new and flexible ways to enjoy Sky.”
Confirming that a Sky Go BlackBerry 10 app will not be launching in the near future, Sky has revealed that, at present, it has no plans to launch any Sky apps on the reimagined iOS and Android rival. The Sky themed BB10 news comes less than two days after the BlackBerry 10 OS was officially released alongside the platform’s first handset, the BlackBerry Z10.
Having this week confirmed that the Sky Go platform now has 3.1 million current active users, Sky recently launched the Sky Go app on a selection of new devices with the iPhone, iPad and Android service compatible with the likes of the iPad mini, Google Nexus 4, Samsung Galaxy S3 and iPhone 5. Like BlackBerry 10, a Windows Phone 8 Sky Go app has yet to be released.
Whilst Sky has confirmed that no Sky Go BlackBerry 10 app is in the works, early BlackBerry 10 adopters will be able to benefit from on-the-move catch-up TV content through the BBC iPlayer BlackBerry 10 app. Available to download now from the newly re-launched BlackBerry World Store, the BBC iPlayer BlackBerry 10 app features a selection of the Beeb’s best content available for viewing at will.
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