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Sky Broadband

Compare Sky Broadband

Whether you use the internet for daily browsing and sending emails, downloading movies and music or HD streaming and online gaming, Sky Broadband has something for everyone.

If you’re not sure which of our broadband products is right for you, take a look at our comparison table to find the best option to suit your lifestyle.

Laptop with Sky Broadband and Sky Hub
 

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Use our availability checker to find out which Sky Broadband products and speeds are available in your area.

 

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Sky Broadband comparison

 

Sky Broadband Lite

Sky Broadband Unlimited

Sky Fibre Unlimited

Sky Broadband Connect

Availability

Available to customers in our network area - covers over 85% of UK homes

Available to customers in our network area - covers over 85% of UK homes

Available to customers in our fibre network area - covers over 50% of UK homes

Available to customers outside of our network area

Monthly cost

£0

When you also take Sky TV, Sky Talk and Sky Line Rental (£16.40 a month)

£7 .50 a month

When you also take Sky Talk and Sky Line Rental (£16.40 a month)

£20 a month

When you also take Sky Talk and Sky Line Rental (£16.40 a month)

£17 a month

When you also take Sky Talk and Sky Line Rental (£16.40 a month)

 

12 month minimum subscriptions apply for Sky Broadband Unlimited + Sky Talk & Line Rental, 18 month minimum subscriptions for Sky Fibre Unlimited + Sky Talk & Line Rental.

Monthly usage limit 2GB

  • Perfect for daily internet browsing, shopping and emailing
  • Ready for TV on demand
Unlimited

  • Totally unlimited broadband to download all the movies, music, On Demand shows and photos you like.
  • Unlimited internet away from home with Sky WiFi
  • Recommended for TV on demand
Unlimited

  • Ideal for homes with very heavy internet usage.
  • Unlimited internet away from home with Sky WiFi
40GB

  • Great for downloading, internet browsing, shopping and emailing
  • Internet away from home with Sky WiFi
  • Ready for TV on demand
Sky Line Rental

Required for all
Sky Broadband products

£16.40a month

  • Cheaper than BT’s standard monthly price
  • All your home phone charges on one simple bill
  • Voicemail
  • Caller display
  • 141 number withhold
  • Automatic number withhold (on request)
  • We can install a new phone line if you need one
Features
  • Inclusive weekend calls to UK# landlines
  • Sky Hub - our best ever wireless router
  • A 3 month trial of McAfee Internet Security Suite
  • Inclusive weekend calls to UK# landlines
  • Sky Hub - our best ever wireless router
  • A 12 month trial of McAfee Internet Security Suite
  • Inclusive weekend calls to UK# landlines
  • Sky Hub - our best ever wireless router
  • A 12 month trial of McAfee Internet Security Suite
  • Inclusive weekend calls to UK# landlines
  • Sky Hub - our best ever wireless router
  • A 12 month trial of McAfee Internet Security Suite
  More about Lite More about Unlimited More about Fibre Unlimited More about Connect

 

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All of our broadband packages include

Sky Hub for broadband

The new Sky Hub - our best ever wireless router

Get online throughout your home with superb wireless coverage and range and an innovative low energy mode.

 
Broadband support

Technical support

Sky Broadband technical support online and on the telephone, so no need to worry if there’s a problem.

 
McAfee Internet Security with Sky Broadband

Peace of mind

A trial of McAfee Internet Security Suite to help protect you against identity theft, viruses and spam

 

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Frequently asked questions

  • Can I get Sky Broadband Unlimited in my area?

    If you have a BT-compatible phone line, enter your BT or Sky Talk telephone number on our Landline Checker.

    If you don't have a BT-compatible phone line (if, for example, you are currently using Virgin or another cable service), enter your postcode in our online Postcode Checker.

  • How long will it take for my line to go active?

    Once you have ordered Sky Broadband and Talk, if you don’t need an engineer to install a line, it will normally take up to 15 days for your broadband to go active. If you do need an engineer your Broadband will usually be activated on the day the engineer installs your phone line. We'll send you a letter (or, if you have provided us with an email address, an email) to welcome you to Sky Broadband, followed by confirmation of your line activation date. Your Sky Hub will be delivered and you can get started.

  • Is there a usage policy with Sky Broadband?

    If you’re a Sky Broadband Unlimited or Sky Fibre Unlimited customer there are no usage limits. If you’re an Everyday Lite customer who does use more than your allowance you will receive an email letting you know when you have gone over your allowance. If you go over your allowance twice within a six month period, we'll move you to the next package up which will give you a higher usage allowance. However you use the internet, you can be sure that in Sky network areas, we don't ever slow our broadband speed down.

    Once you become a customer, we'll send the emails to your @sky.com address or the alternative email address you give us.

    > More about Usage Policies

  • When will I get my Sky Hub?

    Your Sky Hub router should arrive through the post 5 to 6 days before your broadband goes active. With it you’ll find a booklet which will take you through the install process step-by-step so you can install your Sky Broadband yourself at home.

  • Can I keep my existing number if I switch to Sky?

    If you are switching from another provider to Sky you should be able to keep your phone number, just make sure you ask to when you place your order.

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Reasons to join or switch to Sky

12-18 month standard contract

 

Installation usually within two weeks

 

Switching to Sky
is easy

 

Even more reasons to choose Sky

 

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Here's the legal bit

Sky Hub: Inclusive for new Sky Broadband customers. £6.95 router delivery charge. Range may be affected by home environment. Speeds vary significantly with location. Boardwalk Empire SM, under license from Home Box Office, Inc.

  • Offers^

    Sky Sports 5: Available with Sky Sports Pack. Existing Sky Sports customers must activate Sky Sports 5. Box and set up costs may apply for new customers.

    Free box and £10 set-up: Excludes existing Sky+/Sky+HD box households. One free box and £10 set-up per household. Non-standard set-up may cost extra.

    12 months free broadband offer: Sky Network areas only. £6.95 router delivery charge. Available to new customers switching to Sky Broadband Unlimited, Sky Talk (Weekend £0 pm) and Line Rental who keep Sky TV with Sky Movies Pack for 12 months. If you cancel Sky Movies Pack, Sky Broadband Unlimited will be charged at its then standard monthly price (currently £7.50 with Sky Talk Weekend) for the remaining of the 12 months minimum term. Standard prices may increase during the offer period. Not available with any other offer. Sky Line rental (£16.40pm) required. Download speeds up to 17Mb – speeds vary significantly by location. Not available with any other offers.

    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. Not available with other Sky TV offers. Not available with any other offers.

    Sky Go Extra 2 months free trial: Offer only for existing Sky TV customers who have not previously taken up the same offer. Excludes existing Sky Go Extra and Multiscreen customers. Content depends on your Sky TV package. Sky Movies Pack required for movies. Download selected content in the UK and Ireland via Wi-Fi. After 2 months you will continue to receive Sky Go Extra at £5pm extra unless you call us to cancel at least 31 days before the end of the 2 month period. Not available with other Sky TV offers.

    Choice of reward: Choice of £25 M&S voucher, £25 Tesco Gift Card, £25 Prepaid MasterCard® for new customers joining Sky TV. You must claim your reward online at www.sky.com/claim within 90 days of your service being activated. One reward per household. M&S, Tesco or MasterCard® and further terms apply. Not available with any other Sky TV offer.

    New customer Sky Broadband Unlimited Marks and Spencer voucher offer: £50 M&S voucher only available to new customers joining Sky without Sky TV and taking Sky Broadband (Sky Line rental £16.40pm required). Only available online. One voucher per household. M&S terms apply. You must claim your voucher online at www.sky.com/claim within 90 days of your services being activated.

    Sky TV Offer: New Sky TV customers joining with The Original Bundle. £10.75pm for first 6 months then £21.50 pm. Available for new UK residential customer joining Sky TV with a Sky TV Bundle. £10 set up fee applies. This offer cannot be used with any other TV offer.

    6 months half price Sky Movies: Sky TV from £21.50pm. Box and set-up required. Sky Movies £8.25 or £4.25 (with Sky Sports Pack) extra per month. After 6 months £16.50 or £8.50 (with Sky Sports pack) extra per month, unless you give us at least 31 days’ notice to cancel. Not available with other Sky TV offers. Comparison against online subscription services without Sky Movies using top 100 from UK box office over 12 months. See sky.com/blockbusters.

    NOW TV: Content streamed. WiFi broadband, HDMI connection and NOW TV account required to activate box. Credit or debit card required to set up NOW TV account. All content passes sold separately. Wide selection of catch up TV available via TV apps. Some Apps (such as Spotify & Sky Store) cost extra. Entertainment Pass currently not available on YouView and Android devices. Not all content available on catch up or live channels. For content we can not show on live channels see nowtv.com/slating. Some content unavailable on live channels and/or some devices. See nowtv.com for device compatibility requirements.

    NOW TV Offer legals: Available in Sky network areas switching their broadband, calls & line rental to Sky. Broadband Unlimited & NOW TV Entertainment for 12 months. Sky line rental (£16.40pm) required. £6.95 router delivery charge. 12 month minimum subscriptions apply for Sky Broadband Unlimited + Sky Talk & Line Rental. Download speeds up to 16Mb – speeds vary significantly by location. Compatible line required otherwise £20 connection charge may apply. Not available with any other offers.

  • Sky Broadband

    Sky Broadband in Sky Network Area: Maximum home download speeds up to 17Mbps. Existing customer set-up £60 for Lite or free for Unlimited. Monthly usage caps: Lite - 2GB. Maximum upload speed: Lite and Unlimited –1.3Mb.

    Sky Broadband outside Network area: Connect is available at £17pm with a monthly usage cap of 40GB (£30 set-up for existing Sky TV customers & customers without Sky TV). Maximum home download speeds up to 6Mbps. Connect subject to a Network Management Policy.

    Sky Fibre Unlimited & Unlimited Pro: Availability subject to location and survey. £50 standard set-up. Maximum home download speeds: Sky Fibre Unlimited - up to 38Mb; Sky Fibre Unlimited Pro - up to 76Mb. Speeds vary by location.

    Sky WiFi: For Sky Broadband Unlimited/Connect/Unlimited Fibre customers. Available on 6 registered devices. Experience varies by location and number of users. App requires iOS 6.0 or later (Apple devices) or compatible Android devices running OS 2.2.2 and later or 4.x.

    30 day Broadband and Talk Satisfaction Guarantee: Available within the first 30 days of all your services being activated. Refund applies to subscription charges only (not set-up charges or non-inclusive call charges) and is pro-rated. Statutory rights are not affected. Not applicable if you change your package.

    Sky Broadband general: £6.95 router delivery charge. Speeds vary significantly by location. 12 month minimum subscriptions except new 18 month minimum subscriptions for Sky Fibre Unlimited + Sky Talk & Line Rental. New 12 month minimum subscriptions for Sky Fibre Unlimited Pro + Sky Talk & Line Rental. No traffic management policy for Sky Broadband Unlimited and Sky Fibre Unlimited in the home. External factors such as internet congestion can affect speed. See sky.com/shop/terms-conditions/broadband for more details and our Usage Policies. MAC users receive 12 months free McAfee VirusScan worth £19.99. McAfee Free Trial: Sky Broadband Lite-3 months, Unlimited and Fibre Unlimited -12 months, then £3 pm unless you contact us to unsubscribe.

    Sky Hub: Inclusive for new Sky Broadband customers. £69 for existing Sky Broadband customers. £6.95 router delivery charge applies. Range may be affected home environment.  

    Best value claim: Based on standard pricing, comparing totally unlimited broadband services which offer inclusive out-of-home WiFi. Features may vary between providers.

    BT Price comparison: Comparing cost of unlimited broadband packages for new and existing Sky TV customers over 12 months. BT Unlimited Broadband (6 months half price, then £16 a month, 18 month contract). Excludes line rental. BT Unlimited Broadband includes BT Home Hub 4 (BT Vision ready) & Hub phone, advanced McAfee security, unlimited WiFi minutes, access to over 5 million WiFi hotspots, BT SmartTalk App, BT sport, evening and weekend VOIP calls and 5GB Cloud Online Storage at no extra charge. BT offer inclusive calls to 0845 numbers (subject to fair use policy). McAfee security available free for 12 months with Sky Broadband Unlimited, £3 per month thereafter unless cancelled by customer. Other BT offers may apply. See BT.com for details.

    Sky subscribes to Ofcom's Voluntary Code of Practice on broadband speeds.

  • #†Sky Talk

    Sky Talk: 12 month minimum term applies to new Sky Talk customers and to existing customers taking up Sky Line Rental. 12 month minimum subscriptions except 18 month minimum subscriptions for Sky Fibre Unlimited Sky Talk & Line Rental if you order. Sky Talk is only available to customers paying by Direct Debit/continuous credit card mandate. Calls only packages not available to BT line rental customers with BT Basics or if outgoing calls are barred. Sky Line Rental required (£16.40 per month). Connection charge from £20 may apply for customers without an active BT compatible line. Codes of Practice for sales and marketing and premium rate/NTS services can be found at sky.com/skytalk.

    Sky Talk Weekends: #UK geographic landline calls of up to an hour to 01, 02, 03 & 0870 numbers only (excludes Channel Islands, indirect access & dial-up internet numbers) Acceptable Use Policy Applies.

    Sky Talk Anytime UK: #UK calls of up to an hour to 01, 02, 03, 0870 & 0845 numbers only (excludes Channel Islands, indirect access & dial-up internet numbers and 070 numbers.

    Sky Talk Anytime International: Unlimited calls of up to one hour to 50 international landline destinations: Australia, Austria, Bangladesh, Belgium, Brazil, Bulgaria, Canada, Canary Islands, China, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Gibraltar, Greece, Hong Kong, Hungary, India, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Jamaica, Japan, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Madeira,  Malaysia, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Pakistan, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russian Federation, Singapore, Slovak Republic, Slovenia, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Thailand, Turkey and USA (also include calls to mobiles in Canada, Hong Kong and the USA). #UK calls of up to an hour to 01, 02, 03, 0870 & 0845 numbers only (excludes Channel Islands, indirect access & dial-up internet numbers and 070 numbers). Unlimited international geographic landline calls of up to an hour to 50 destinations, see sky.com/skytalk for details. Acceptable Use Policy applies.

  • General and further terms

    Subject to status. Upfront payment may be required. 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 50p pm.

    UK, Channel Islands and Isle of Man residential customers only. These offers are not available with any other offers. Further terms apply. Calls to Sky cost 5.1p per minute (plus 15p connection fee) for BT customers. Calls from other providers may vary. Correct at 7 November 2014. The full text of our customer contracts can be found here.

    Calls to Sky contact centres are free for Sky Talk customers. Calls to 03 numbers are the same as 01 and 02 numbers. If 08 or 03 numbers are not included in your call package, for 08 numbers BT customers pay 9p/min and 15p connection and for 03 numbers 5.1p/min and 15p connection. Calls from other providers will vary.

    Contact us if you wish to cancel during your cooling off period.