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Sky boxes

Sky+ box - with built in Wi-Fi

Take charge of how you watch TV with Sky+. Pause, rewind, record and store, so you’ll never miss a moment of the TV
you love. And with built in Wi-Fi, it's easy to connect to On Demand.

Features

  • Pause and rewind live TV
  • Record an entire series at the touch of a button
  • 250GB of space to record Sky TV
  • 185 hours of standard TV
  • Or around 60 hours of HD TV
  • Built in Wi-Fi capability makes it easy to connect your Sky+ box to any
    broadband router to enjoy TV on demand
  • Control your Sky+ box on the move with the Sky+ app
  • Ready for HD and 3D
 

Sky+ bundles

Get a Sky+ box

Free

When you join Sky TV online

 

Looking to join Sky?

Get started here

  • Call a Sky adviser on 0818 719 852
  • Store locator. Find a Sky store in your area
 

Online exclusive

Free Sky+ box and free standard set-up when you join Sky TV online.
Our brand new Sky+ box now has built in WiFi so it's even easier to access On Demand.

 

Further terms below.

 

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What you can do with Sky+

Pause & rewind live TV

Pause and rewind live TV so you never need to miss a moment of the action.

 

Smart Series Link

Record every new series of the shows you love from start to finish with Smart Series Link.

 

Ready for HD

Unlock TV’s true potential by adding the HD Pack to enjoy the TV you love, in high definition. The HD channels you receive depends on your Sky TV subscription.

 

Ready for 3D

Take any Sky TV bundle and the HD Pack to access our Sky 3D channel. Enjoy blockbuster movies, live sport, ground breaking documentaries and entertainment in incredible 3D, depending on your Sky TV bundle.

 

Sky+ on the move

Control your Sky+ box when you’re away from home, with the Sky+ app for your smartphone or tablet.

 

Parental Controls

All of our boxes come with parental controls, so you can make sure your kids are watching TV suitable for them.

 

TV on demand

Get TV on your terms with TV on demand at no extra monthly cost to your Sky TV subscription. Unlock a world of entertainment on demand when you connect your Sky+ box to your broadband router. Enjoy Catch Up TV as well as Box Sets* with complete seasons, ready to watch when you are.

 

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Watch in HD

Unlock TV’s true potential

Make your favourite shows even better by adding the HD Pack. Enjoy the TV you love in stunning high definition.

  • Up to 64‡ HD channels
  • Great entertainment, blockbuster movies and live sport in high definition
  • Five times more picture detail
  • Incredibly vibrant colour

€15extra a month

With any Sky TV bundle

 
 

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Technical specifications

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Make it even better

Sky Sports

  • Live sport across six dedicated channels
  • Including our dedicated Formula 1® channel, Sky Sports F1®
  • All available on the move with Sky Go at no extra cost
 

Sky Movies

  • Watch new movies every week, instantly
  • 12 dedicated channels with something for everyone, from comedy to action
  • Movies on demand and on the move at no extra cost
 

Sky Multiscreen

  • Keep the whole family entertained with different channels in different rooms at the same time
  • Free SkyHD Multiscreen box
  • One HD Pack covers all HD ready boxes in the home
 

Frequently asked questions More FAQs

  • What is Sky+?

    Along with a Sky+ subscription (which is free for Sky TV customers), a Sky+ box is a digital TV receiver and a digital video recorder that lets you record and play back your favourite shows without tapes, DVDs or timers whenever suits you.

  • How do I watch programmes I've recorded with Sky+?

    Programmes you've recorded can be accessed via the on-screen menu. Your Planner shows you all the programmes you've got stored, indicating what you've seen and what's waiting to be watched. To watch a recorded programme, go to the Planner, highlight the programme you want, and press "select".

  • How do I access on demand TV content?

    The Sky+ box has built in Wi-Fi capability, making it easy to connect to your broadband router. It means access to TV on demand is simple.

    The services you receive come at no extra monthly cost and depend on your Sky TV bundle.

    Find out more about setting up.

  • How much TV can I store on my Sky+ box?

    You can record and store up to 185 hours of standard definition TV on your Sky+ box.

  • What accessories can I get for my Sky+ box?

    Your Sky+ box will come with a Sky+ remote control. You can buy additional remote controls. If you wish to use any features which require an RF Modulator (e.g. TV Link or Magic Eye) you will need to buy an IO Link.

    If you don't have a new Sky+ box with built-in Wi-Fi capability, you can get an an On Demand Connector if you want to connect to On Demand wirelessly.

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Reasons to join or switch to Sky

12 month standard contract

 

Professional and fuss-free installation

 

Switching to Sky
is easy

 

Even more reasons to choose Sky

 

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Here's the legal bit

*From 30 September, ROI customers will require a Sky HD subscription to access Box Sets.

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  • Offers

    6 months free Broadband Unlimited offer: Sky Broadband Unlimited or Sky Connect Unlimited free for six months when you join with Sky Talk and line rental (from €30 for Broadband Unlimited / €40 for Connect Unlimited pm). Thereafter you’ll pay the then current monthly cost for Sky Broadband Unlimited or Sky Connect Unlimited (currently from €40 pm and €50 pm respectively).

    Free Sky+ box offer: Sky+ box free with free standard set-up for new customers joining Sky TV online. One free box per household. This is a new customer offer. Minimum 12 month term applies. Non-standard set-up may cost extra.

    Sky Multiscreen setup offer: Free standard set-up when taking a new Sky Multiscreen subscription. First Multiscreen HD box is free with your first Multiscreen subscription, otherwise €49. Excludes existing Multiscreen/Multiroom box households. Limited to one free box and set up per household.

    Upfront payment: If you are joining Sky TV with a free Sky+ or Sky+HD box with free standard set-up, all you need to pay at the time of joining is €25 towards your on-going subscription, which will be refunded in your first two bills.

    Introduce a Friend offer: This offer does not apply to new customer getting Sky TV via any other means, e.g. through a retail outlet. Following your first subscription payment, a €50 cheque will be sent within 45 days. Limited to one €50 cheque per new customer household. You must remain an active subscriber to qualify. Unless otherwise stated in this ad, this offer cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer. Offer excludes Sky group employees and agents and cannot be offered commercially. Offer may not be available if the new customer you refer lives in an apartment.

  • ‡Sky TV

    ‡ HD channels received depend on your Sky TV subscription. UTV is available without subscription.

    Sky TV Subscription: Packages €28-€81 per month. Sky Movies Box Office costs extra. UTV available without subscription. It is not provided by Sky; its availability is outside Sky’s control. Manual tuning of your box required. Sky box and set-up required.

    Sky 3D: 3DTV and Sky World HD (€96) subscription required. Pay per view content may cost extra.

    Dolby Digital 5.1: Available on many programmes. Compatible home cinema system required.

    Sky Multiscreen: €15 pm per box. Provides same Sky TV channels as main Sky TV subscription on another box. To receive HD Pack channels on your Multiscreen box you need a Sky HD box an HD Pack subscription (only one HD Pack subscription required per household). If you have home broadband, your Internet-enabled Sky boxes must be connected to your router if we’ve provided the equipment you need to connect (E.g. an On Demand connector). Multiscreen includes Sky Go Extra at no extra cost. Sky Go terms apply.

    Sky Box Office: Sky Box Office content costs extra. Pay per view charges apply. SBO 3D requires a 3DTV and Sky World HD subscription. Cable service may vary.

    Remote Record: Use sky.com or a compatible device. Requests require up to 30 minutes notice before start of programme.

    On Demand: Available to Sky TV customers with compatible Sky+ box. Downloading content requires compatible black Sky+ box, broadband connection (minimum recommended speed 2 Mbps), On Demand self set-up using built in Wi-Fi or own cable. Downloads count towards any usage caps and may expire from your Planner. Content depends on your Sky TV/HD subscription. Sky Store costs extra. Sky Movies 1&2 or Sky Sports 1&2 required for Sky Movies or Sky Sports. Downloadable HD content takes longer to start viewing.

    Sky Go:
    UK / Ireland only. Streamed via broadband/3G (charges may apply). Available on two registered compatible devices (content may vary). Some live TV programmes will be unavailable (go to - go.sky.com). For compatible device and software requirements click here. Sky Go is not currently compatible on PCs with Windows 8 or Macs with OS X Mountain Lion. Sky on your Xbox 360 requires Xbox Gold Live subscription. Sky TV Customers: Live TV and on demand content available in line with your Sky TV subscription at no extra cost. You’ll need Sky Movies 1&2 or Sky Sports 1&2 Packs for on demand Sky Movies or Sky Sports. Non-Sky TV Customers: Subscriptions €18-55 per month. Monthly subscriptions renew automatically until you unsubscribe.

    Sky Go Extra: Sky TV customers only. No extra cost with Sky Multiscreen, otherwise €6 extra a month. 31 days’ notice to cancel. Register up to 4 Sky Go devices, concurrent viewing on two devices. Download selected Sky Go content via WiFi (Unavailable on Xbox 360). Content depends on your Sky TV package. Movies/Sports Pack(s) required to download movies/sports. Max 2 downloads per programme. Content deleted from device 48 hours after viewing starts or no later than 7 or 30 days after download depending on content.

     

  • Sky boxes and set-up

    Sky+ box: Existing Sky+ box households are not eligible for a discounted box. Existing customers must agree to new 12 month minimum term for Sky TV. Sky+ Box is €49 when you join Sky TV on a 12 month contract. One discounted box per household. Sky+ box up to €149 if you are not eligible for discounted price (Sky TV subscription required). You will receive a Sky+HD box which has all the features of Sky+ and can store an average of 185 hours of standard definition programmes. To view free-to-air HD content you need an HD ready TV. To view Sky HD content you will also need the HD Pack (€15 a month).

    Sky+HD box: Existing Sky+ box households are not eligible for a discounted box unless taking the HD Pack. Existing customers must agree to new 12 month minimum term for Sky TV. One free/discounted box per household. Sky+HD box up to €149 if you are not eligible for discounted price (Sky TV subscription required). A Sky+HD box can store an average of 60 hours of HD or 185 hours of standard definition programmes. HD ready TV required.

    Standard set-up: Standard set-up is free for new Sky TV customers joining online. Standard set-up for existing customers is €60. Standard set-up for customers is €30 for a Sky+HD box taken with the HD Pack. Non-standard set-up may cost extra.

    Sky+HD 2TB box: €49 for existing Sky TV customers who have never had a Sky+HD box taking their first HD package (€15pm) or existing Sky+HD customers adding Sky Multiscreen (€15pm per box). Existing Sky+HD customers are entitled to one €149 box, additional 2TB boxes €249. €249 for any existing customer who received a discounted 1TB box. New customers joining Sky TV with the HD Pack are entitled to one €149 box. Any additional 2TB boxes thereafter or when taking without the HD Pack are €249. Standard set-up €30 for new customers and €60 for existing Sky TV customers. Non-standard set-up may cost extra. Sky+HD 2TB box provides 1.5TB of personal storage and 0.5TB of storage for On Demand Showcase content.

    Sky HD Multiscreen Box: [Only available with Multiscreen  subscriptions]. Sky HD Multiscreen Box is the SkyHD standard Digibox (No PVR functionality) which along with a Sky TV and Sky Multiscreen subscription (€15 extra a month) gives your Sky TV subscription in another room. First box free for new and existing customers when taken with a new Sky Multiscreen subscription and paying for set-up. Limited to one free box per household (and not available to customers who have already received a free standard box) otherwise €69. Replacement boxes are €99. Set-up is included as part of the box installation for new Sky TV customers, and €100 for existing customers. Non-standard set-up may cost extra.

     

  • General and further terms

    Subject to status. Upfront payment may be required. 12 month minimum subscriptions. Prices may go up during your subscription. Non-standard set-up may cost extra. Prices may vary if you live in a flat. Sky functionality requires two satellite feeds.

    You must get any consents required (e.g. landlord's). Prices for Direct Debit payments only. Continuous debit/credit card mandate costs €0.75 pm. Republic of Ireland residential customers only. These offers are not available with any other offers. Further terms apply. Correct at 29 August 2014. Read the full text of our customer contracts.