Sky and join forces to offer a complete TV package

Long-time competitors and Sky have joined forces to offer a combined service to customers. 

Users will be able to access directly through a Sky service and can pay for both subscriptions in one bill.

This is the first time users will be able to access via a Sky device across Europe. 

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Sky and Netflix have formed a partnership to allow users to stream content from both services in one place. The Netflix app and content will be seen alongside Sky content on SKyQ boxes and the NowTV online streaming service 

Sky and have formed a partnership to allow users to stream content from both services in one place. The app and content will be seen alongside Sky content on SKyQ boxes and the NowTV online streaming service 

SkyQ boxes and Now TV will have a option installed by the end of the year.

Available in the UK first, Sky intends to move the incorporated devices into , Germany and Austria afterwards.

No definitive timeline or pricing has been announced.  

The partnership will allow users to stream content from 's plethora of US shows in the same place as the exclusive shows offered by Europe-based Sky. 

Sky's Group Chief Executive, Jeremy Darroch, said: 'By placing Sky and content side-by-side, along with programmes from the likes of HBO, Showtime, Fox and Disney, we are making the entertainment experience even easier and simpler for our customers.'  

His counterpart at , Reed Hastings, added: 'With this innovative new partnership and 's stellar line up of original content from across the world, Sky's customers will be able to seamlessly access and enjoy all the best entertainment in one place.'

The option will be available for both existing and new customers. 

For users who choose to adopt the system,  content will be integrated into the existing user interface.

This means that shows will be promoted alongside Sky's own content.

Sky users have been left without Netflix whilst many mainstream satellite TV providers such as Virgin, BT and Comcast have integrated services with Netflix. New and existing Sky customers will be able to combine both subscriptions into one bill 

Sky users have been left without whilst many mainstream satellite TV providers such as Virgin, BT and Comcast have integrated services with . New and existing Sky customers will be able to combine both subscriptions into one

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