Sky Broadband, TV, and Phones | The Best Deals and Packages

Sky is primarily an entertainment company which supplies TV and Wi-Fi services to 23 million customers. The company was founded in 1988 and notably provided the UK’s first satellite TV service. Since then, Sky has expanded to become one of the UK’s largest broadband providers, and it’s the leading name in pay TV. From Sky News and Sky Sports to Sky Cinema, its TV services are extensive.

Despite being synonymous with live TV programming, Sky’s broadband offerings are diverse and vast. Whether you’re looking for a basic broadband and phone package or a modern, gigafast connection, Sky can deliver it. However, before deciding on a Sky package, it pays to consider the pros and cons of this broadband and mobile provider.
Last updated in: August 2022

In our in-depth guide, we’ll explain everything you need to know about Sky broadband, TV, and phone services. We’ll also cover the Sky broadband switching process and how to contact Sky customer service.

Why choose Sky?

The main reason for choosing Sky would be to access its extensive TV options. Sky TV comes with a Sky Q box as standard, allowing you to watch Sky channels, YouTube, Netflix, and BBC iPlayer through your TV. Sky also offers broadband and TV bundles tailored to specific genres of TV, so whether you’re a sports fan or a movie buff, Sky’s bundles will appeal to you.

Besides its impressive range of TV services, Sky’s broadband offerings are worth considering. You can choose from a range of speeds, with fibre speeds starting at 36Mbps. If you’re willing to pay extra, you can even future-proof your busy home with gigabit broadband.

All Sky plans come with an optional landline, and you can choose a call plan to suit your needs, whether you want weekend calls or unlimited international calls. The provider has even expanded to the mobile market, presenting customers with a range of SIM-only and smartphone plans.

Sky Broadband speeds

Here are the speeds you can expect from Sky broadband. Note that these average broadband speeds will vary depending on your deal.


Sky Broadband Speeds
Broadband Deal Connection type Average download speed Upload speed
Essential Broadband ADSL 11Mbps 0.8Mbps
Superfast 35 Broadband FTTC 36Mbps 9Mbps/td>
Superfast Broadband FTTC 59Mbps 9Mbps
Ultrafast Broadband FTTP 145Mbps 27Mbps
Ultrafast Broadband Plus FTTP 500Mbps 60Mbps
Broadband Gigafast FTTP 900Mbps 100Mbps


Key features of Sky Services

These are the main perks of choosing Sky as your broadband provider:

  • a wide range of TV and streaming bundles
  • a Sky Q box as standard for TV packages
  • low levels of customer complaints
  • high-speed broadband options, including gigafast Wi-Fi
  • wide availability across the UK.

Sky services

You can get fibre broadband deals, TV services, landlines, or even phone contracts from Sky. There are a variety of packages available, with faster broadband speeds incurring higher monthly costs. Whether you’re looking for a simple broadband and landline package or the ultimate TV and Internet deal, Sky has something to offer.

Sky Broadband deals

Here are the best broadband deals from each of the speeds that Sky offers.


Best Sky Broadband Deals by Speed
Deal Monthly cost One-off cost Contract length in months Connection type Average download speed Phone line included?
Sky Superfast Broadband £26 18 FTTC 59Mbps Yes
Sky Ultrafast Broadband £32 18 FTTP 145Mbps Yes
Sky Gigafast Broadband £52 £19.95 18 FTTP 900Mbps Yes


Sky Broadband-only offers

Unfortunately, you can’t get a Sky broadband deal without a landline. However, line rental fees are included in the monthly cost of your Sky package. Its phones come on a pay-as-you-go basis – so you won’t pay extra for your landline if you don’t use it.

Sky Broadband and TV packages

If you need broadband and TV services, check out Sky’s range of combined Internet and TV bundles. The benefit of choosing a Sky broadband and TV package is that you can receive both services from one provider, which is usually cheaper and more convenient than dealing with multiple suppliers.


Sky Broadband & TV Package
Deal Monthly cost One-off cost Contract length in months Connection type Average download speed Phone line included? Notes/bonuses
Sky TV, Superfast 35 Broadband & Netflix £39 £29.95 18 FTTC 36Mbps Yes Includes Netflix subscription
Sky TV, Superfast Broadband, and Netflix £42 18 FTTC 59Mbps Yes Includes Netflix subscription
Sky TV, Ultrafast Broadband £46 £29.95 18 FTTP 145Mbps Yes


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Sky Broadband and phone deals

All Sky broadband plans come with a home phone, which operates on a pay-as-you-go basis. However, you can choose from a range of other phone plans if you’d prefer:

  • Sky Talk – Evenings and Weekend, which costs an extra £5 per month for unlimited evening and weekend calls to UK mobiles and landlines
  • Sky Talk – Anytime costs £12 extra each month in exchange for unrestricted calls to UK landlines
  • Sky Talk International – £14 per month extra for unlimited inclusive calls to UK mobiles and landlines, and 50 countries worldwide.


Sky Broadband & Phone Deals
Deal Monthly cost One-off cost Contract length in months Connection type Average download speed Phone line included?
Superfast Broadband 35 £25 18 FTTC 36Mbps Yes
Superfast Broadband £26 18 FTTC 59Mbps Yes
Sky TV, Superfast Broadband 35, and Netflix £43 18 FTTC 36Mbps Yes


Sky mobile-only deals

Sky mobile also has a number of SIM-only deals witch ranged of data and contract lengths. Here are Sky’s most popular SIM-only deals:


Sky SIM Only Deals
Deal Monthly cost Contract length in months Texts and minutes Monthly data allowance
Sky 2GB £6 12 Unlimited 2GB
Sky 12GB £12 12 Unlimited 2GB
Sky 50GB £25 12 Unlimited 2GB


Sky also provides mobile contracts, which allows you to pay for a phone and data over a 24-month period. Here are some of its best mobile deals:


Sky´s Best Mobile Deals and Contracts
Deal Monthly cost Contract length in months Texts and minutes Monthly data allowance Notes/bonuses
Samsung Galaxy A12 64GB White 3GB £12 24 Unlimited 3GB Free EU roaming
Apple iPhone 13 5G 128GB Midnight 3GB £31 24 Unlimited 3GB Free EU roaming
Apple iPhone 13 Pro Max 5G 128GB Alpine Green 2GB £43 24 Unlimited 2GB Free EU roaming


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Sky Broadband, TV and phone deals

Sky can provide Wi-Fi, TV services, and a landline all in one package – here are the best broadband bundle deals:


Sky Bundles: Broadband, TV & Phone
Deal Monthly cost One-off cost Contract length in months Connection type Average download speed Phone line included? Notes/bonuses
Sky TV, Superfast 35 Broadband, and Netflix £39 £29.95 18 FTTC 36Mbps Yes Includes Netflix subscription
Sky TV, Superfast Broadband £39 18 FTTC 59Mbps Yes
Sky Gigafast Broadband £55 £19.95 18 FTTP 900Mbps Yes Digital phone line


Switching your provider to Sky

If you’re switching from a broadband provider on the Openreach network, Sky can cancel your previous contract for you. However if you’re switching from a supplier who isn’t, you’ll need to contact them first.

Should I switch to Sky?

Sky has a lot to offer, but it’s got some downsides too. Here are the pros and cons of Sky:

Pros:

  • a wide range of broadband speeds, including full fibre
  • an extensive selection of premium TV channels
  • UK-wide availability

Cons:

  • other providers are cheaper
  • you may need a satellite dish installed to watch Sky TV.

Is Sky available in my area?

As Sky uses the Openreach network, its superfast broadband services are widely available. However, as it is currently rolling out its full fibre network, ultrafast and gigafast speeds aren’t yet available everywhere.

You can check which Sky broadband deals are available near you with Ofcom’s postcode checker

How do I switch from Sky to another provider?

If you’re switching to another provider on the Openreach network, they can cancel your Sky contract for you. However if you’re switching to a provider on another network, such as Virgin Media, you’ll need to contact Sky on 03337593022 to cancel. Or, to make matters even simpler you can call the Broadband Plans Team and we would be happy to help free of charge.

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How do I cancel my Sky contract?

You’ll need to give Sky 14 days notice prior to cancelling and you may be subject to early termination charges. You’ll then need to cancel your broadband contract through your Sky account.

FAQ

🤑 What is the cheapest Sky TV package?

The cheapest Sky TV package is Sky TV & Netflix. It costs £26 per month for 18 months with a £20 set-up fee.

🗣 Can I negotiate my Sky package online?

Yes, you can sort your Sky package online via their website. Yes. Just log into your Sky account on its website and click ‘Help’. Then go to cancel your services – Sky will ask why you’re cancelling, and if you select ‘Costs’, you may be offered a reduction in your bill.

📺 Is Netflix free with Sky Q?

No, unfortunately. Sky Q is their default box and Netflix is an add-on. However, if you’re already a Netflix customer, you can sign into your Netflix account with your Sky Q box.

🔄 Does my Sky contract automatically renew?

Sky contracts won’t renew automatically, and Sky will email you about your contract’s end in advance. Note that your contract won’t end when you’ve finished a discount period – it’ll just carry on at the standard price until the contract ends.

Updated on 5 Aug, 2022

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