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Ways to watch

HD TV

Discover dazzling drama, epic movies and incredible sporting action, all brought to life in stunning high definition with up to 73 HD channels - the widest range in the UK.

Features

  • Enjoy up to five times more picture detail and incredibly vibrant colour
  • Get over 50 HD channels available as standard with the Family Bundle
  • All 11 Sky Movies channels in HD‡ with Sky Movies and the HD Pack
  • Live sports in HD‡ on 7 dedicated channels, with Sky Sports and the HD Pack
  • Unlock a world of entertainment on demand, including the best of the week's TV in HD, when you connect your Sky+HD box to any broadband router
 

Get over 50 HD
channels with
The Family Bundle

£33 a month
+ £100 reward of your choice or a Samsung GALAXY Tab 4
+ free Sky+HD box for new customers

Get Sky Sports in HD

£5.25extra a month

With the Family Bundle
and Sky Sports (£24.50 extra pm)

Get Sky Movies in HD

£5.25extra a month

With the Family Bundle
and Sky Movies (£16.50 extra pm)

 

12 months minimum subscriptions apply.
Set-up costs apply

 

Looking to join Sky?

Get started here

  • Call a Sky adviser on 08442 411 815
  • Store locator. Find a Sky store in your area
 

Enjoy a reward of your choice

For a limited time only, we're offering you the choice of a £100 M&S Voucher, £100 Tesco Voucher, £100 Prepaid MasterCard® or a Samsung GALAXY Tab 4 as a reward for joining Sky TV online.

 

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Entertainment in HD

The Family Bundle

Enjoy TV Box Sets of the latest shows, plus you can get over 50 entertainment channels in stunning HD and watch entertainment in 3D - all for just £33 a month.

Already a Sky HD customer? You already get TV Box Sets on demand, 3D entertainment and more.

 
 

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Sky Sports and Sky Movies in HD

Watch sports & blockbusters in stunning HD

  • See every thrilling goal, wicket and race up close across seven dedicated channels, including Sky Sports F1®, with Sky Sports in superb high definition
  • Enjoy all the action with 11 Sky Movies channels in incredible high definition, plus hundreds of movies on demand
  • Add Sky Sports and Sky Movies with the HD Pack
 

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Coming up in HD

  • The Knick:
    This Autumn

  • Scandal: Series 3:
    Thursdays 9pm

  • 50 Ways To Kill Your Mammy: Starts Monday 25 August, 9pm

  • American Hustle:
    Showing September

  • Diving With Dinosaur Fish: Showing September

  • Barclays Premier League:
    Through September

  • The Leftovers:
    Coming soon

  • I Didn't Do It
    Showing Sepember

  • The Ryder Cup 2014:
    Showing September

  • Wild China: Golden Monkeys:
    Showing September

  • Arrow:
    Coming soon

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Make it even better

The Family Bundle

  • Keep the whole family entertained with over 80 channels and three different ways to watch
  • A great range of comedy, drama, documentaries and kids’ shows, plus HD entertainment channels, TV Box Sets on demand and 3D
  • Includes Sky1 HD, Sky Atlantic HD, Discovery HD, ITV Encore and more
  • ITV Encore is a brand new channel dedicated to the very best of ITV's British drama, exclusively on Sky
 

Sky Multiscreen

  • Keep the whole family entertained with different channels in different rooms at the same time
  • An HD subscription covers all HD ready boxes in the home
  • Free Sky HD Multiscreen box
 

Sky 3D

  • Action that bursts out of the screen
  • Europe’s first dedicated 3D TV channel
  • Ground-breaking entertainment, movies and a selection of sports events in amazing 3D, depending on your Sky TV bundle
 

Frequently asked questions More FAQs

  • What is HD?

    Your favourite TV in high definition, with up to five times more picture detail and amazing colours.

  • What do I need to get HD?

    To get all our HD entertainment channels you need:

    Sky+HD box with Sky TV
    HD ready TV
    The Family Bundle

     

    To get all 6 Sky Sports channels in HD you need:

    Sky+HD box with Sky TV
    HD ready TV
    The Family Bundle
    Sky Sports
    HD Pack

     

    To get all 11 Sky Movies channels in HD you need:

    Sky+HD box with Sky TV
    HD ready TV
    The Family Bundle
    Sky Movies
    HD Pack

  • How many channels can I watch in high definition?

    The HD channels you receive depend on your Sky TV subscription. For example, to enjoy over 50 entertainment channels in high definition you need The Family Bundle.

    To get Sky Sports in HD, you’ll need to have the Family Bundle with Sky Sports and take the HD Pack.

    To get Sky Movies in HD, you’ll need to have the Family Bundle with Sky Movies and take the HD Pack.

     

    Look for the 'HD ready' logo on your television, or check your TV's instructions for the HD ready logo in its specifications.

  • How do I know if my TV is HD ready?

    Look for the 'HD ready' logo on your television, or check your TV's instructions for the HD ready logo in its specifications.

  • Can I watch HD in more than one room?

    Yes. With Sky Multiroom and an HD subscription you can watch HD channels from your Sky TV subscription in any room with an HD ready box. One Multiroom subscription is needed per box.

    To get 48 HD entertainment channel on every HD ready box in your home with a Multiroom subscription, take The Family Bundle.

    To get all 6 Sky Sports channels in HD on every HD ready box in your home with a Multiroom subscription, take The Family BundleSky Sports and the HD Pack.

     To get all 11 Sky Movies channels in HD on every HD ready box in your home with a Multiroom subscription, take The Family BundleSky Movies and the HD Pack.

  • Is Sky 3D available with Sky+HD?

    If you have a Sky+HD box and The Family Bundle, with a 3D ready TV, activate 3D on your account to experience some of the best entertainment in incredible 3D with Sky 3D.

    To enjoy blockbuster movies and a selection of sports events in amazing 3D as well as entertainment shows, you need to add Sky Sports and Sky Movies with the HD Pack.

  • What if I am already a Sky HD customer?

    As an existing Sky HD customer, you can now enjoy back-to-back episodes of unmissable Box Sets on demand, spectacular entertainment from Sky 3D and access to up to 66 HD channels – depending on your subscription.

    To access Box Sets on demand, simply connect a compatible Sky+HD box to any broadband router.

    If you have a 3D TV, you can activate Sky 3D now to enjoy jaw-dropping 3D entertainment.

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Reasons to join or switch to Sky

12 month standard TV 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


HBO® and related service marks are the property of Home Box Office, Inc. Boardwalk Empire SM, under licence from Home Box Office, Inc. Banshee SM under licence from Home Box Office, Inc. Scandal © ABC Studios. ©2014 Home Box Office, Inc. All rights reserved. HBO® and related channels and service marks are the property of Home Box Office, Inc. Ray Donovan © Showtime Networks Inc. All rights reserved. The Leftovers SM under licence from Home Box Office, Inc. ©2014 Warner Bros Entertainment Inc. The Sopranos © 2014 Home Box Office, Inc. All rights reserved. HBO® and all related programs are the property of Home Box Office, Inc. The Knick © 2014 HOME BOX OFFICE, INC. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. CINEMAX® AND RELATED CHANNELS AND SERVICE MARKS ARE THE PROPERTY OF HOME BOX OFFICE, INC. Silicon Valley SM under licence from Home Box Office, Inc.The F1 logo, F1, FORMULA 1, FIA FORMULA ONE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP, GRAND PRIX and related marks are trade marks of Formula One Licensing BV, a Formula One group company. All rights reserved.

  • Offers^

    £330 savings: Calculated over 24 months and based on a Sky TV customer with Sky Sports taking Sky Broadband Unlimited (£0pm for 24 months), Sky Talk Weekends (£0pm) and Sky Line Rental on a 12 month minimum term (£15.40pm) paying £6.95 router delivery charge and £0 set up, compared to taking BT’s Unlimited Broadband introductory offer, ie taking Unlimited Broadband (6 months free, then £16 a month), BT Weekend Calls (£0pm) and BT line rental (£15.99) on an 18 month minimum term, paying £6.95 router delivery charge and £0 set up. See www.sky.com/savings for more details. BT Broadband include BT Home Hub 4 (BT Vision Ready) & Hub phone, advanced McAfee security, unlimited WiFi minutes, access to over 12 million WiFi hotspots worldwide, BT SmartTalk App, BT Sport, evening and weekend VOIP calls and 5GB Cloud Online Storage and BT Infinity also includes BT Net Protect Plus, 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, £3 per month thereafter unless cancelled by customer. Other BT offers may apply. See BT.com for details.

    2 years free offer: To be eligible for 2 years free unlimited broadband you must be and remain a Sky Broadband Unlimited, Sky Talk, Line Rental and Sky TV with Sky Sports customer throughout the offer period and activate Sky Sports 5 (launches 12.08.14.). New customers must take all 4 services for a minimum 12 months; existing customers must take Sky Broadband Unlimited, Sky Talk and Sky Line Rental for a minimum 18 months. UEFA Champions League on Sky for 2014/15 season only. If you are no longer eligible for this offer Sky Broadband Unlimited will be charged at its then standard monthly price (currently £7.50 with Sky TV and Talk, or £10 with Sky Talk only). Sky TV with Sky Sports from £46 a month. Standard prices may increase during the offer period. Not available with any other offer.

    Sky Sports 5: Sky TV with Sky Sports currently from £46pm. 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 Sky Broadband Unlimited: 12 months free Sky Broadband Unlimited for new Sky Broadband customers switching their broadband, calls and line rental to Sky. After 12 months £7.50 a month with Sky Talk. Sky Movies pack required for Sky Movies Disney (£16.50 a month with Sky TV). Sky Network areas only. £6.95 router delivery charge. Sky Line Rental at £15.40 a month required. Download speeds up to 17Mb – speeds vary significantly by location.

    £10 Sky Fibre Unlimited: £6.95 router delivery charge. Availability subject to survey. Available to new Sky Fibre customers taking line rental and calls from Sky (whether as new or existing calls and line rental customers), who join or upgrade to Sky Fibre Unlimited. £10 a month for the first 6 months, currently £20 a month thereafter. New 18 month Sky Talk and Line Rental minimum terms apply for existing customers. After first 6 months, standard price applies, currently £20pm, plus Sky Talk and Line Rental. Download speeds up to 38Mb - speeds vary significantly by location. Sky Talk: Sky Talk Weekends £0pm. Compatible line required otherwise £20 connection charge may apply. 18 month minimum subscriptions apply.

    Choice of reward: Choice of £100 M&S voucher, £100 Tesco Gift Card, £100 MasterCard Prepaid® Card or Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 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. Subject to stock availability. One reward per household. Not available with any other Sky TV offer. M&S, Tesco or MasterCard® and further terms apply.

    Sky Movies offer: For existing Sky TV customers without Sky Movies, trial ends immediately on cancellation. After trial, Sky Movies pack £8.50-£16.50 extra pm depending on package, 31 day’s notice to cancel. One trial per household, per year. For new customers, Sky TV from £21.50pm. Box set up required at £10. Upfront payment may be required. Prices DD. 12 months minimum term applies, except for Sky Movies. Further terms apply.

    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 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.

    3 months half price Sky Sports offer: Available to existing Sky TV customers upgrading to the Sky Sports Pack. Sky Sports Pack £12.25 (£8.25 for Sky Movies customers) extra per month for 3 months, £24.50 (£16.50 for Sky Movies customers) extra a month thereafter. Limited time offer.

    New customers introduce a friend offer: Offer available online or by calling the UK call centre on 08442 410 101. Your friend must live at a different UK address to you. Choice of £100 Compliments voucher, £100 Tesco or £100 M&S voucher for new customers joining Sky TV. Compliments vouchers can be spent here. You must claim your reward online at www.sky.com/claim within 90 days of your service being activated. Offer not for Sky group employees or commercial use. Not available with any other offers.

    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 (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: £100 M&S voucher only available to new customers joining Sky without Sky TV and taking Sky Broadband 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.

    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 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. Compatible line required otherwise £20 connection charge may apply.

    Sky Talk: Compatible line required, otherwise connection charge from £20 may apply. Sky Talk Weekends £0pm. Sky Talk Anytime/Anytime UK £5pm. Sky Talk Anytime International £10pm. #UK 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 TV

    ‡ HD channels received depend on your Sky TV/HD subscription. BBC HD Channels, ITV HD (England & Wales only), Channel 4 HD, NHK World HD and RT HD are available without subscription.

    Sky TV Subscription: Packages £21.50-£66 per month (pm). Sky Movies Box Office and Sky Store costs extra. Sky News and Pick TV are available without subscription; Pick TV, Channel 4, Channel 5, 5 USA and 5* require a viewing card. Sky box and set-up required.

    Sky Movies comparison: Comparison against online movie subscription services without Sky Movies using top 100 from UK box office over 12 months. See sky.com/blockbusters

    Sky Multiscreen: Provides same Sky TV channels as main Sky TV subscription on another box. To receive Sky HD channels on your Multiscreen box you need a Sky HD box and the Family Bundle or other HD subscription pack. 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.

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

    WWF Sky Rainforest Rescue: All money raised through Sky Rainforest Rescue will be donated to WWF-UK, charity registered in England and Wales number 1081247 and in Scotland number SC039593. Sky will donate a further £1 to WWF-UK to match each £1 raised through Sky Rainforest Rescue. Sky will match donations to help reach the project target of £4million.

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

    Money back guarantee: If you cancel Sky HD within one calendar month of activation, we will refund the cost of your box (but not any subscription or set up charges).

     

    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. Sky+ subscribers without Sky TV can access BBC iPlayer only. Downloadable HD content takes longer to start viewing.
    Sky Box Office: Sky Box Office content costs extra. Pay per view charges apply. SBO 3D requires a 3DTV.
    Box Sets: Selection of shows/series available varies each month. Downloadable HD content takes longer to start viewing. The Family Bundle or another Sky HD subscription required for TV Box Sets. Monthly comparison against online and Pay TV UK subscription services based on shows for which the latest series is showing now or in the last 12 months or in the next 12 months from February 2014. See sky.com/moreboxsets.

    Sky Go: UK customers require a Sky HD or Family Bundle subscription to access TV Box Sets on Sky Go. UK / Ireland only. Streamed via broadband/3G/4G/WiFi (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 TV Customers: Selected live channels 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 £15-£40 pm. Monthly subscriptions renew automatically until you unsubscribe.

    Sky Go Extra: Sky TV customers only. No extra cost with Sky Multiscreen, otherwise £5 extra a month. Allow up to 24 hours for your account to be activated. 31 days' notice to cancel. Register up to 4 Sky Go devices. Concurrent online viewing on 2 devices. Download selected Sky Go content in the UK & Ireland via WiFi. Content depends on your Sky TV package. Movies/Sports Pack(s) required to download movies/sports. 2 downloads per programme. Content deleted from device 48 hours after viewing starts or no later than 30 days after download.

    Sky Sports/Sky Movies in HD: £5.25pm on top of your sports/movies subscription. Only available to Family Bundle customers.

    Sky 3D: 3DTV and activation required. Content available depends on your Sky TV/HD subscription (from £33pm). Pay per view content costs extra.

  • Sky boxes and set-up

    In the event you cancel your HD box, you will need to return the HD box to us before we can process a refund.

    Box set-up times currently average 7-10 days for new customers and may be longer for existing customers upgrading to Sky+HD (excludes Highlands & Islands, Channel Islands, Scottish Islands, Isle of Man, Northern Ireland, ROI).

    Standard set-up of Sky+HD box is £25 when you join Sky TV online; free for existing customers with a new Multiscreen subscription (otherwise £60 or £15 for Sky+ customers selecting self set-up).

    Existing Sky TV customer:  Sky Broadband set-up fees for existing Sky TV customers £60 for Lite, £30 for Connect or free for Unlimited. £30 set-up fee for Connect for customers without Sky TV.

    Self set-up: Available to Sky+ customers for £15. Self set-up must be completed within 31 days of receipt.

    Sky+HD box: Existing Sky+ box households are not eligible for a discounted box unless taking the Family Bundle. Existing customers must agree to new 12 month minimum term for Sky TV. One free/discounted box per household.  Sky+HD box up to £199 if you are not eligible for discounted price (Sky TV subscription required). A Sky+HD box has all the features of Sky+ and can store an average of 60 hours of HD or 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 Family Bundle and, for Sky Sports/Sky Movies in HD, the HD Pack (£5.25 a month on top of your sports/movies subscription).

    Sky+HD 2TB box: Existing Sky TV customers who have never had a Sky+HD box taking the Family Bundle and existing Sky TV customers with the Family Bundle or other Sky HD subscription adding Sky Multiscreen (£11.25pm per box) are entitled to one Sky+HD 2TB box for £49. Existing Sky TV customers with the Family Bundle or other Sky HD subscription and new customers joining Sky TV with the Family Bundle are entitled to one Sky+HD 2TB box for £149. One discounted box per household. Additional Sky+HD 2TB boxes £249 per box. Customers taking Sky TV without the Family Bundle and customers purchasing a standalone 2TB box without Sky TV can get a Sky+HD 2TB box for £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: Sky HD Multiscreen box is the SkyHD standard Digibox (No PVR functionality) which along with a Sky TV and Sky Multiscreen subscription (£11.25 extra a month) gives your Sky TV subscription in another room. First box free for new and existing customers when taken with their first Sky Multiscreen/Multiroom 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 £49. Replacement boxes are £99.

    You do not have to subscribe to Sky TV - available directly from Sky call centre (standard set up £120) - limited to one per household.

  • 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 27 August 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.