Sky Broadband is provided by Sky UK Limited, a wholly owned subsidiary of Sky PLC and previously known as British Sky Broadcasting or BSkyB. Originally known for its digital satellite TV offering and still the largest pay-TV broadcaster in the UK, Sky now offers fixed and mobile telephone services, and broadband alongside its TV packages.
In 2005 Sky acquired an ISP called Easynet and and in 2013 Sky bought the broadband services of O2 and Be from Telefonica. In 2017 Sky had 6.1 million broadband customers.
Sky offer standard and fibre broadband packages. The standard Sky Broadband package offers speeds of upto 17Mb while Sky Fibre Unlimited boasts speeds upto 38Mb and Sky Fibre Max, 76Mb. All of Sky's broadband packages offer unlimited data usage.
Sky's latest technology router - the Sky Q Hub - is included in both the standard and fibre broadband packages for new customers, although there is a £9.95 delivery charge. Existing Sky customers can still get hold of the Sky Q Hub for £69. The Sky Q Hub supports both 802.11n and 802.11ac WiFi protocols with Ethernet transfer speeds of 1Gbps.
There are many TV options that you can add onto to your Sky broadband package, the basic entertainment package start at £20 per month. As with other quad play service providers, you can often make savings if you combine your internet, telephone, mobile and TV services together.
Trusted Reviews awarded Sky Best Broadband Provider in November 2017, when compared against BT, EE, Relish, TalkTalk, Plusnet, Vodafone and Virgin Media.
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Other broadband providers you may want to consider include BT, TalkTalk, Virgin Media & Vodafone.
All prices correct at time of writing.