Sky Store opens its doors to everyone

Sky Store movie rental service now available to both Sky and non-Sky subscribers in Ireland

David Baker
by David Baker on 5th December, 2013

Sky Store, the company’s popular movie rental service, is now available for everyone across Ireland to access.

Millions of film fans can now enjoy all of their favourite films, from the most recent releases on DVD to classics from the distant past.

Films are available to rent at the click of a button with more than 1,200 titles available on a customer’s TV or laptop.

Sky viewers in Ireland can use the new website at to watch content, while the service is also available on a Roku box for non-Sky TV subscribers.

The latest titles including ‘Man of Steel’, ‘The Hangover Part 3’ and ‘Despicable Me 2’ are all available to rent alongside classics such as ‘The Godfather’, ‘Top Gun’ and ‘Austin Powers’.

Meanwhile, ‘White House Down’, ‘Rush’ and ‘Captain Phillips’ will all be available in the early part of 2014.

“Thousands of Sky TV customers already enjoy the choice and value of Sky Store,” said Mark Anderson, Sky Ireland’s Sales and Marketing Director.

“Now we’re delighted to announce that all households with an internet connection can access hundreds of box office smashes alongside best-loved movie classics.

He explained that the Sky Store has no late fees and that there is no reason to wait around for the postman as all movies are available to stream when somebody wants to watch them.

“These days it couldn’t be easier to enjoy the perfect movie to suit your mood,” he added.

Sky Store is available to anyone in Ireland and provides a rental service to meet the demand among customers – rentals via a set-top Sky+ box have more than doubled year on year.

Non-sky TV subscribers can also access the content through a Roku box by logging in to the Sky Store, selecting what they want to pay for and then streaming it instantly.

All movies come in high-quality and can be watched for 48 hours once a customer has pressed play. Also Sky broadband and TV customers can access the store and get more films, even once one movie has already started.

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