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Sky is aiming to boost the TV experience for its customers by launching brand new Sky+HD and Sky+HD 2TB boxes.

The boxes - which are available with built-in Wi-Fi capability - will make it easier for customers to enjoy Sky’s On Demand service.

The personal video recorders (PVRs) connect wirelessly to a home Wi-Fi network with the touch of a couple of buttons.

Once connected, customers can instantly access on-demand TV content, including the latest box sets and films from Sky Movies and Sky Store.

Sky says the 2TB box offers more personal storage than any other pay-TV PVR, allowing customers to record three times more hours of HD TV than with rival boxes.

"Sky customers will be able to use the massive capacity to store up to 350 hours of HD content," the firm stated.

"And to ensure that all homes with Sky+HD boxes can get connected, existing customers who have not yet used On Demand can receive a free On Demand connector."

This accessory enables viewers to easily connect their set-top box to their home Wi-Fi network.

Luke Bradley-Jones, Sky’s Brand Director of TV Products, said record levels of Sky On Demand viewing show that customers "love" the flexibility the service offers.

"When people connect their Sky+HD box to broadband they get instant access to the UK's biggest catch-up TV service and an extensive on-demand library of TV Box Sets and exclusive movies – and we’re seeing a growing demand," he stated.

“We want even more people to enjoy these benefits, so we’re making it easier to get connected by launching our best ever Sky+HD box with built-in Wi-Fi and offering existing customers a free On Demand connector."

According to Sky, more than 30,000 customers connected their boxes to broadband every week during the last 12 months.

As such, Sky On Demand is currently enjoyed in 2.7 million UK homes, registering an average of 6.2 million downloads per week.

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