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Why choose Sky

Great entertainment and even more value

Great things now come as standard when you choose Sky.

  • Over 35 of our most popular entertainment channels
  • The UK's widest range of free-to-air channels
  • Pause, rewind and record your favourite TV with Sky+
  • TV that's ready when you are with TV on demand including the most complete Catch Up TV service in the UK with all Sky TV bundles
  • Access exclusive TV Box Sets on demand with the
    Family Bundle, including Mad Men
  • Great entertainment on the move with Sky Go
  • Daily internet browsing with Sky Broadband Lite
  • Inclusive weekend calls to UK landlines#
 

Looking to join Sky?

Get started here

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

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Exclusive to Sky

Exclusively with Sky TV you can enjoy:

  • Six Sky Sports channels - including Sky Sports F1® and Sky Sports News, all in high definition
  • HD channels - the widest range in the UK
  • Sky Go - live sports, movies and entertainment on the move
  • Sky 3D - Europe’s first dedicated 3D TV channel
  • Sky Store - rent movies from just 99p through your Sky+HD box when you connect to any broadband router
  • Unlimited internet when you're out and about with Sky WiFi at no extra cost
 

Our customers

10 million customers can't be wrong

With over 10 million customers enjoying our products, from Sky Broadband and Talk, to TV and innovative ways to watch like Sky Go, we take pride in what we do and we're always looking to make things even better.

 

 

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Ways to watch Enjoy your Sky TV when, where and how you want to

Sky Go

TV from Sky on the move

  • Live TV on your laptop, iPad or selected smartphone
  • Access TV from Sky away from home on up to two additional devices
  • Watch channels from across your Sky TV subscription
 

HD TV

Experience TV's true potential

  • UK’s biggest choice of HD channels
  • Make your favourite shows even better with five times more picture detail
  • Something for the whole family in stunning HD
 

Sky Multiscreen

Your favourite TV in any room you fancy

  • 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
 

Sky+

Unlock a world of entertainment

  • TV that's ready to watch when you are, including Catch Up TV with BBC iPlayer, ITV Player, 4oD and more
  • Family Bundle customers can enjoy TV Box Sets on demand
  • Sky Movies customers can access hundreds of movies on demand
  • Rent movies online through your Sky+HD box with Sky Store

At no extra cost to your Sky TV subscription

 

Available when you connect your compatible black Sky+HD box to any broadband router.

 

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Sky's awards and reviews

Customer satisfaction

Ofcom has recently found Sky Broadband customers enjoy unbeatable overall satisfaction compared to those with BT, Virgin Media and Talk Talk.

 
 

Sky+HD 2TB award

Our Sky+HD 2TB box was awarded Entertainment Gadget of the Year, in the 2013 T3 magazine gadget awards.

Our award-winning box supercharges the Sky+ experience, allowing you to record up to 350 hours of HD, or 1,180 hours of standard definition TV.

 

Award-winning shows

We have a whole host of award-winning shows on Sky Atlantic including Ray Donovan, plus Sky1's gong-gathering comedy Modern Family is not to be missed.

 

Best TV provider

Sky brings you exclusive award-winning dramas on channels like Sky Atlantic. Our commitment to outstanding entertainment has been recognised by being awarded Best TV Provider in the uSwitch Awards 2014.

 

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Doing our part for the environment

We are a CarbonNeutral company

  • Sky is the world’s first CarbonNeutral media company
  • Together with WWF, we aim to save one billion trees in the Amazon rainforest
  • Sky Rainforest Rescue aims to raise £2m that Sky will then match to £4m
 

Saving money and the environment

  • The new ‘Auto Standby’ feature on Sky boxes has reduced the UK carbon footprint by over 90,000 tonnes
  • All our new satellite dishes are now made from recycled car parts
 

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Reasons to join or switch to Sky

Standard contract of just
12 months

 

Standard installation usually
within two weeks

 

Switching to Sky
is easy

 

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Here's the legal bit

HBO® and related service marks are the property of Home Box Office, Inc. Ray Donovan © 2014 Showtime Networks Inc. All rights reserved. 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. See www.sky.com/2yearsfree). 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. 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 is currently from £46 pm. Standard prices may increase during the offer period. Not available with any other offer. Box and set up costs may apply for new Sky TV customers.

    Sky Sports 5: Sky TV with Sky Sports currently from £43.50pm. 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 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 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.

    New customer £5 a month 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.

    Free Sky+HD box existing customer offer: Upgrade to the Family Bundle to get a free Sky+HD box (£60 set-up fee). Existing Sky+HD box households are not eligible for a discounted box. One free box per household. White Sky+ box households must take self-set up option. You’ll need to complete your self-set-up within 31 days of getting your box. All other existing Sky+box households will receive free standard set-up unless upgrading to the Family Bundle. 12 month min term.

    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 £75 Compliments voucher, £75 Tesco 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.

  • ‡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.

  • 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 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 (£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 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.