Sky has given the Sky Q App and Sky Q Mini platforms new individual settings for the protection of minors.
Press Release: Sky Q customers who enjoy their exclusive Sky program in multiple rooms can look forward to another upgrade to their television experience. The option, successfully introduced a few months ago in the Sky Q receiver and the Sky + receiver, to adjust the youth protection settings individually according to personal needs, is now also available for the Sky Q Mini Box, as well as for the Sky Q app on Apple TV and Samsung Smart TV. available.
Customers can choose from three different options. In the “Standard” mode, the youth protection PIN is requested at the following times: content from 12 years old from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m., from 16 years old from 6 a.m. to 10 p.m. and from 18 years old from 6 to 23 h. With the “Individual” setting, customers can choose from which age group and at what time they should request the PIN. In “Never” mode, customers with no children in the household can completely disable the content PIN request with approval from 0-18 years old. The exception is the content of Blue Movie channels. Sky also recommends that all customers change their Child Protection PIN regularly and check all settings regularly.
Sky Go will receive new settings later
With the youth protection system rated positively by the KJM (Commission for the Protection of Juvenile Media), Sky is breaking new ground in youth protection, and in the summer of 2019 started as the first provider in Germany to offer customizable protection settings. Youth for linear television and on-demand content across all common age ratings. With this step, Sky improves the ease of use for its customers and at the same time ensures that the legal protection of minors is fully met and guaranteed.
Expansion of the feature to the Sky Go app is planned for a later date.