Changelog

A list of changes of every EPG version.

Launch EPG

2.1.17a

AUGUST-OCTOBER 1998

First version, shipped with retail 2200s

2.1.19b

OCTOBER 2 1998

First post-launch update, including minor improvements

2.5.9

JULY 1999

Introduced initial support for Open.... and other Interactive services

2.6a.9

JANUARY 29 2000
  • TV GUIDE LISTINGS changed to ALL CHANNELS

  • Sky logo font changed

2.7a.2*

OCTOBER 1 2000
  • Last version, including minor improvements

Dark Blue EPG

2.7ba.3/Sky+1.17.a

MAY 2001
  • Complete overhaul for the launch of Sky+.

3.0.11

LATE 2001

3.1a.5/Sky+1.26.v2

NOVEMBER 2002/EARLY 2003
  • Added month to EPG date

  • Introduced manual recording for Sky+

3.2.11/Sky+1.28.d

MID-LATE
  • Added Messages to the Search and Scan banner.

3.3a.6

EARLY 2005
  • Improved parental controls

  • Introduced four-digit radio channels

Light Blue EPG

3.3b.5/Sky+1.30.n

AUGUST 2005
  • Design overhaul

  • Modified categories on front page of TV GUIDE

3.4.4b/Sky+ 4.00.o

OCTOBER 2005 - EARLY 2006
  • Two-page EPG

  • Favourite channels!

HD 3.10q

MAY 2006
  • First post-launch update for SkyHD, introduced two-page EPG

5.02.f(HD)

  • Introduced Anytime TV for Sky+/SkyHD boxes

  • Moved HD channels section over to 2 to make way for Anytime (HD boxes only)

  • First version to support recording as of 2017

  • Changed 'A-Z' to 'Search A-Z' on the bottom of the EPG (Sky+(HD) only, 3.8.8 keeps 'A-Z')

3.8.8/5.08.6

APRIL 2010

This is the final EPG version released for Digiboxes and Plus boxes.

  • Changed 'USING YOUR SKY DIGIBOX' in Services to 'USING YOUR SKY BOX'

  • System Health Check is no longer PIN protected.

  • Changed 'Anytime TV' on the bottom of the EPG to simply 'Anytime' for Sky+