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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 (£15.40 a month)

£7 .50 a month

When you also take Sky TV, Sky Talk and Sky Line Rental (£15.40 a month) or £10 a month without Sky TV

£20 a month

 

When you also take Sky Talk and Sky Line Rental (£15.40 a month)

£17 a month

When you also take Sky Talk and Sky Line Rental (£15.40 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

£15 .40 a 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 WiFi performance claims: Comparing average download speeds and the number of successful connections to Sky or BT public Wi-Fi connections in independent testing during May and August 2013. Wi-Fi speeds vary significantly by location and number of users. Please see Sky vs BT comparative Wifi performance test results for further information.

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^

    Choice of £100 reward: Choice of £100 M&S voucher, £100 Tesco voucher, £100 Prepaid MasterCard® for new customers joining Sky TV. One reward per household. M&S, Tesco or MasterCard® terms apply to your reward. You must claim your reward online at www.sky.com/claim within 90 days of your service being activated. Subject to stock availability. Not available with any other Sky TV offer. Offer ends 30 April 2014.

    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.

    Sky Movies 1 month free trial offer: Sky TV from £21.50pm by Direct Debit. Box and set-up required for new Sky TV customers. After free trial Sky Movies Pack £8 - £16 extra pm depending on package unless cancelled before end of trial. After trial, 31 days’ notice required to cancel. Trial ends immediately on cancellation. Should you wish to cancel your Sky Movies subscription, we advise cancelling before your billing date to avoid being charged for an additional month. Should you cancel after your billing date and are charged for the following month, Sky will refund you on your next bill. One free trial per household. Offer ends 24 April 2014.

    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.

    Existing Sky TV customer 12 months half price Sky Broadband Unlimited offer: For existing Sky TV customers switching their broadband, calls and line rental to Sky. £3.75 a month for 12 months. After that, £7.50 a month for Sky TV customers. Sky Line Rental at £15.40 a month required. £6.95 router delivery charge. Download speeds up to 16Mb – speeds vary significantly by location.

    New customer 12 months half price Sky Broadband Unlimited offer: For customers without Sky TV switching their broadband, calls and line rental to Sky. £5 a month for 12 months. After 12 months, £10 a month. Sky Line Rental at £15.40 a month 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.

    Sky Fibre Unlimited offer: £7.50 per month for first 6 months, then standard pricing applies (currently £20) when switching your broadband, calls and line rental to Sky. Line rental £15.40pm. £6.95 router delivery charge. Download speeds up to 38Mb - speeds vary significantly by location. Sky Talk: Sky Talk Weekends £0pm. Compatible line required otherwise £15 connection charge may apply. Offer not available to existing Sky Broadband Unlimited customers upgrading to Sky Fibre Unlimited. Offer not available to existing Sky Fibre customers. 18 month minimum subscriptions apply for Sky Fibre Unlimited + Sky Talk & Line Rental.

    Free On Demand connector offer: Free wireless On Demand connector only available to customers who meet all of the following conditions: 1. Have never connected to On Demand and 2. Have a compatible Sky+HD box. Offer available to UK customers only. 3. You have not given us notice to cancel your Sky TV account. Model you receive may be different to the one shown. Subject to availability. One free On Demand connector per household. On Demand connector £21.95 when sold separately. Self set-up required.

    Introduce a Friend  voucher offer: Only available by following the steps set out on this website and not by any other means e.g. via a retail outlet. New customer introduced cannot be in same household. Existing Sky TV customer must remain an active subscriber to qualify. Existing customer will be sent an email with details of how to claim their voucher within 24 hours of Sky’s receipt of new customer's first subscription payment. Vouchers must be claimed within 90 days of the date of this email and will be sent within 45 days of the claim being made. Vouchers subject to separate terms and conditions. Not available in conjunction with any other offer. Offer excludes Sky group employees and agents and cannot be offered commercially.

    Existing customer Sky Broadband Unlimited Marks and Spencer voucher offer: £25 M&S voucher only available to existing Sky TV customers switching their broadband, calls and line rental to Sky and taking Sky Broadband Unlimited or Sky Fibre Unlimited (Sky Line rental required). Only available via sky.com. 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.

    New customer Sky Broadband Unlimited Marks and Spencer voucher offer: £25 M&S voucher only available to new customers joining Sky without Sky TV and taking Sky Broadband Unlimited or Sky Fibre Unlimited (Sky Line rental required). Only available via sky.com. 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 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 available for Apple devices with iOS 5.1 or later and compatible Android devices with OS2.2.2 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 18 month minimum subscriptions for Sky Fibre Unlimited/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. Range may be affected home environment. BT Price comparison: Comparing cost of unlimited broadband packages for new and existing Sky TV customers over 12 months with the ongoing standard price of BT Unlimited Broadband £16pm (new BT customer introductory pricing: 6 months free 18 month contract). Excludes line rental. BT Unlimited Broadband includes BT Home Hub (BT Vision ready) & Hub phone, advanced McAfee security, unlimited WiFi minutes, access to over 8 million WiFi hotspots, BT SmartTalk App, BT sport (from August), evening and weekend VOIP calls and 2GB 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. SeeBT.com for details. Best value claim: Based on standard pricing, comparing totally unlimited broadband services which offer inclusive out-of-home WiFi. Features may vary between providers.

    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/Unlimited Pro+ Sky Talk & Line Rental if you order after 14 April 2014. 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 (£15.40 per month). Connection charge from £39 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 16 April 2014. The full text of our customer contracts can be found here.