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10 years of Sky+ - the boxes

Sky+ - 10 years old
Sky+ - 10 years old

With the arrival of Sky+ back in 2001, the satellite broadcaster managed to bring the PVR to the British consciousness in a way that others had not managed to do.

The technology (and a hefty marketing campaign) got people talking, and no doubt attracted many to the service, and a Sky+ box under the television became a familiar site.

Let's take a look back at a decade of Sky+ boxes...

2001/2 Pace box

Sky+ pace 2002

2003 Pace box

Sky+ 2003

2004 Kath Kidson design - the first 'designer' Sky+ Box

Kath kidson

2005 - Football team-branded boxes

Football branded boxes

2005 - LuLu Guiness designer box

LuLu box

2009 Amstrad box


2009 HD box

Sky+ hd

2011 Sky+HD 1TB box

Sky+ hd box

Patrick Goss is the Managing Editor - App Store UK at Apple. He is a passionate and experienced journalist, and he has been lucky enough to work on some of the finest online properties on the planet, building audiences everywhere has been and establishing himself at the forefront of digital content.