Sky Broadband Buddy

  • ✔ Available with Sky Broadband at no extra cost

  • Manage each screen in your home from an app on your phone

  • Pause the internet

    Homework time or family time? Tap pause on one person or the whole home and they won't be able to get online

  • Keep tabs on screen time

    Set regular time limits and create different filters for everyone in the family so they only see what they should

  • Works in and out of the home

    All Sky Broadband Buddy features work across 3G and 4G (on any mobile network) as well as WiFi

Our fastest hub ever

  • Get the very best wireless speeds and coverage with the Sky Q Hub

  • Smart tech

    Our Sky Q Hub uses smart WiFi technology to deliver up to 3x faster speeds than our previous generation of broadband routers

  • Smart signal

    Our Sky Smart Signal Technology optimises your WiFi to ensure you always get the best connection

  • Better coverage

    If you're a Sky TV customer, Sky Broadband turns your Sky Q mini boxes into WiFi hotspots, improving speed and coverage around your home

Hub specifications

Range may be affected by home environment. Speeds vary significantly by location.

Hub specifications

Designed to save energy, your Hub will switch to low power mode when not in use. With built-in diagnostics, you can even check the status of your internet connection at a glance. Supports Wireless N, (IEEE-802.11n)

Sky Q 2TB
2TB box & Q experience

Sky Q Hub

Sky Hub

Dimensions H x W x D

34 mm x 211 mm x 141 mm

140.6 mm x 53 mm x 140 mm

2.4GHz (802.11n)

Yes

Yes

5GHz (802.11ac)

Yes

-

Ethernet ports

2

4

Ethernet transfer speeds

1Gbps

100Mbps

Max connected devices

64

16/32

Here's the legal bit

WiFi Guarantee: Sky network and fibre areas only. Requires Sky Broadband Essential, Superfast or Ultrafast and Sky Broadband Boost. Refund on Boost subscription paid during current min. term up to date of claim. One claim per address. Claim only valid if using Sky Broadband Hub and Sky booster(s). See sky.com/Guarantee. Further terms apply. Sky Hub: Inclusive for new Sky Broadband customers. Range may be affected by home environment. Speeds vary significantly with location.

  • Offers

    3 month free Spotify Premium offer: Available for new and existing Sky TV customers. Not available to existing Spotify Premium subscribers, Premium for Family subscribers, or if you have previously enrolled in a Spotify Offer. Spotify access through Sky Q box and other devices, Spotify app not available on Sky boxes. New customers: add Spotify Premium after you've completed your Sky Entertainment order. Spotify Premium usually €9.99 a month. Offer entitles you access to the Spotify Premium Service (as defined in the Spotify Terms and Conditions of Use) for a period of 3 months or depending on your eligibility. If you decide that you do not want to pay for the Spotify Premium Service after the Offer Period, you must terminate your Spotify Premium Service by the end of the Offer Period. You may only use this Offer once.

    6 months half price Sports and Cinema offer: Sky Cinema and Sky Sports €24.50 extra p/m extra for 6 months, then €49 p/m, unless you cancel giving at least 31 days’ notice. Replaces existing Sky TV offers. Excludes box office and Sky Store purchases. Allow 24 hours for activation. Requires Sky TV on 12 month minimum term from €32 a month.

    6 months half price Sports offer: New Sky Sports customers only. Replaces existing Sky TV offers. Sky Sports €20pm for 6 months, then €40pm unless cancelled on 31 days' notice. Allow 24 hours for activation. Requires Sky TV from €32pm on 12 month minimum term. Content depends on your Sky TV/HD subscription. Further terms apply.

    Sky Broadband half price for 6 months: Available in selected fibre areas. New customers and existing Sky TV customers only (12mth min term on TV may be required depending on product). Sky Fibre Ultra speeds up to 1Gb. Sky Broadband Superfast speeds up to 100Mb. Sky Broadband Essential speeds up to 24Mb. External factors can affect speed. Standard pricing applies when outside min term (Sky Broadband Essential from €51pm; Sky Broadband Superfast from €55pm; Sky Fibre Ultra from €75pm). Set up fees vary depending on product. 12mth min term and further terms apply.

    Sky Entertainment €16 a month for 6 months offer: Sky Entertainment €16 a month for 6 months for new Sky TV customers joining on a 12 month minimum subscription. Standard pricing applies after 6 months, Sky TV from €32 - €105 pm. Standard price applies for Sky Entertainment when outside of minimum term: €37pm. Sky Q kit is loaned to you at no cost and must be returned at the end of the relevant subscription. Standard set-up from €25 for new customers.

    6 months half price Cinema offer: Exiting Sky TV customers only. Sky Cinema €14.50 extra p/m extra for 6 months, then €29 p/m, unless you cancel giving at least 31 days’ notice. Replaces existing Sky TV offers. Excludes box office and Sky Store purchases. Allow 24 hours for activation. Sky Q kit is loaned to you at no cost and must be returned at the end of the relevant subscription. Standard set-up from €25 for new customers. Requires Sky TV on 12 month minimum term from €32 a month.

    Sports Extra €10 a month for 6 months offer: Existing Sky Sports customers only. Sports Extra price after 6 months: €20 pm. €34 pm price applies if cancelling Sky Sports. Requires Sky TV on 12 month contract. HD compatible box required. Offer ends 27 September. Further terms apply.

    Sports Extra & Sky Sports €30 a month for 6 months offer: New Sky Sports and Sports Extra customers only. Bundle price after 6 months: €60 pm. Standard pricing applies if cancelling one element of the bundle: Sky Sports: €40; Sports Extra €34. Requires Sky TV on 12 month contract. HD compatible box required. Set up fees (from €25) for new customers joining Sky TV. Offer ends September 27 2019. Further terms apply.

    Sky Broadband Ultrafast/Gigafast: Availability subject to location. Up to 1Gb/s download speed (varies by product selection). Installation and set-up fees apply (varies by installation). Minimum contract and further terms apply.

    - Ultrafast Standard Pricing after 12 Months - €75

    - Ultrafast Plus Standard Pricing after 12 Months - €85

    - Gigafast Standard Pricing after 12 Months - €95

  • Sky Broadband

    Broadband product availability is subject to location. Sky Talk (including line rental) required. Speeds vary with location and line quality. External factors such as internet congestion can affect speed. 

    Sky Broadband Superfast: Selected Fibre areas only. Speeds vary by location. Up to 100 Mb download speed. No usage caps. External factors can affect speed.

    Sky Broadband Ultrafast/Gigafast: Availability subject to location. Up to 1Gb/s download speed (varies by product selection). Installation and set-up fees from €60 (varies by installation). Minimum contract and further terms apply.

    12 month minimum subscription. Set-up costs and router delivery charge may apply. See sky.ie for more details and our Usage Policies. Eircom compatible phone line required.

    Sky Q Hub: Inclusive for new Sky Broadband customers with Sky Q TV (otherwise €50 if joining without Sky Q TV or €10 if upgrading from Sky TV taking Sky Broadband for the first time). €99 for existing Sky Broadband customers who choose to upgrade or downgrade. Standard broadband activation fee of €5-€10 depending upon product choice.

    Sky Broadband Buddy: Requires Sky Broadband on 12-month minimum term and Buddy App on each compatible device (see sky.com/buddy). Sky recommends that all devices connected to internet are protected with anti-virus software at all times. Sky Buddy is only available with Sky Broadband on a compatible hub, therefore if you end your Sky Broadband service Sky Buddy will automatically end. If you are an existing Sky Broadband customer and you take Sky Buddy, you will be entering your. Sky Broadband into a new 12-month minimum term.

  • #**Sky Talk

    #Sky Talk Freetime: Inclusive evening and weekend calls of up to an hour to the Republic of Ireland local and national landline numbers only (excludes calls to Directory Enquiries, indirect access, dial-up Internet numbers, mobile, and 0700 numbers) and then calls are charged at rate of 6.90c per minute (evening) and 1.40c per minute (weekend) . Evening – Monday to Friday, after 7pm and before 7am. Weekend - between midnight on Friday and midnight on Sunday. Fair Use Policy applies (see contracts for details). Eircom compatible phone line required. 12 month minimum subscription. Set up costs may apply. Sky Talk Line Rental required.

    **Sky Talk Anytime: Anytime calls of up to an hour to the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland local and national landline numbers only (excludes calls to Directory Enquiries, indirect access, dial-up Internet numbers and 0700 numbers) and then charged at 6.90c per minute (daytime & evening) and 1.40c per minute (weekend). Anytime international geographic landline calls of up to an hour to 20 countries (Austria, Australia, Belgium, Canada, Czech Republic, Denmark, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Luxembourg, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, UK and USA (also includes calls to mobiles in Canada and USA). Fair Use Policy applies (see contracts for details). Eircom compatible phone line required. 12 month minimum subscription. Set up costs may apply. Sky Talk Line Rental required.

  • Copyrights

    Succession - @2019 Home Box Office, Inc. All rights reserved

    Brassic - © Sky UK Limited.

    Euphoria - © 2019 Home Box Office, Inc. All Rights Reserved

    SWAT series 2 - © 2017 Sony Pictures Television Inc. All Rights Reserved.

    Elementary Series 7 - © 2019 CBS Broadcasting Inc. All Rights Reserved.

    Warrior - ©2018 HBO. All Rights Reserved

    Riviera - ©Sky UK Limited

    Big Little Lies Series 2 - ©2019 Home Box Office, Inc. All rights reserved.

    Gomorrah Series 4 -  © 2019 Sky Italia S.r.l.-Cattleya S.r.l.-Fandango S.r.l.

    How To Get Away With Murder Series 5 - © 2018 American Broadcasting Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.

    The Blacklist - © 2018 Sony Pictures Television Inc. All Rights Reserved.

    Blindspot - © 2018 Warner Bros. Ent. All rights reserved.

    Blue Bloods - ©2018 CBS Broadcasting, Inc. All Rights Reserved

    FBI - ©2018 CBS Broadcasting, Inc. All Rights Reserved

    Instinct - © 2019 CBS Studios Inc. All Rights Reserved.

    A Star Is Born - © 2018 WARNER BROS. ENTERTAINMENT INC. AND METRO-GOLDWYN-MAYER PICTURES INC. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

    Peppa Pig - ©Astley Baker Davies Ltd/Entertainment One UK Ltd 2003

    Chernobyl - ©Sky UK Ltd

    Chicago MED - 2015 NBCUNIVERSAL MEDIA, LLC

    For The People - ©2018 ABC

    The Handmaid’s Tale - © 2018 MGM Television Entertainment Inc. and Relentless Productions, LLC. THE HANDMAID’S TALE is a trademark of Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios Inc. All Rights Reserved.

    Ralph Breaks The Internet - ©2018 Disney. All Rights Reserved.

    Venom - ©2018 Columbia Pictures Industries, Inc. All Rights Reserved. MARVEL and all related character names: © & ™ 2018 MARVEL

    Mission: Impossible Fallout - © 2018 Paramount Pictures. All rights reserved.

    Incredibles 2 - ©2018 Disney•Pixar. All Rights Reserved.

    Mamma Mia! Here we go again - © 2018 Universal City Studios Productions LLLP. All Rights Reserved.

    Ant-Man and the Wasp - ©Marvel Studios 2018

    Christopher Robin - © 2018 Disney Enterprises Inc. All Rights Reserved.

    Extremely Wicked, - © 2018 Wicked Nevada, LLC

    Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes Of Grindelwald - © 2018 Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. All Rights Reserved

    The Thundermans - ©Viacom International Media Networks 2018. All rights reserved.

  • 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. Republic of Ireland residential customers only. These offers are not available with any other offers. Further terms apply. Correct at 27 September 2018. Read the full text of our customer contracts.