Sky TV Packages & Prices
Buyers' guide to Sky TV packages in the UK
Sky TV has been delivering the world of satellite TV into UK homes for more than 20 years. In that time they have been home to dozens of the best new shows from both sides of the Atlantic, thousands of hours of top sporting action including the Premier League and premiered more movies than any other broadcaster.
The range of channels on Sky is simply incredible. Along with more than 70 Freeview channels Sky TV also broadcasts a vast array of other channels, many of which are exclusive to Sky UK. The channels available to you depends upon whether you opt for just the basic Sky Entertainment Pack, or choose to add the Sky Entertainment Extra Pack to your subscription.
How do I compare Sky TV packages?
There are plenty of options to choose from when buying a Sky TV package and it's always best to compare your options. Firstly decide what you want to get out of your TV package.
What's the cost of Sky TV only?
The cost of a Sky TV only package is currently £10.75 a month and depending on current offers you may be able to get free installation and a free Sky box if you're a new customer.
The Sky Entertainment Pack
This Sky TV package has something for everyone with 40 top channels that focus on the themes of entertainment and lifestyle. Even with just this basic Sky TV package you’ll get to enjoy fantastic Sky channels including Sky1, Sky2, Sky Atlantic, Comedy Central, Sky Living, SyFy, & FX.
The Sky Entertainment Extra Pack
If you want an even greater selection of fantastic digital TV then the Entertainment Extra pack gives you a further 80 channels. These channels cover the themes of kids, documentaries, music and news.
Adding the Entertainment Extra pack will give you access to top channels including National Geographic WILD, Military History, ESPN Classic, Extreme TV, Nickelodeon, Disney, MTV Base, VH1, SmashHits and many, many more.
The Sky Sports Pack
Sky TV is the biggest name in sports broadcasting in the UK, and deservedly so. This packs features Sky Sports 1 & 2 which is the home of Premiership football, live rugby, international cricket and the biggest competitions in golf.
Also included are the bonus channels Sky Sports 3 & 4 which deliver all the action from the worlds of basketball, baseball & World Pool Masters along with all the thrills from WWE wrestling.
The Sky Movies Pack
Sky is home to the greatest selection of movie channels in the UK. With Sky Movies you can choose one of two packs, each of which includes 5 great Sky Movies channels covering a range of genres, or add them all and more with Sky Movies complete.
When you sign up for the complete Sky Movies pack you’ll get 12 fantastic movie channels including 3 channels that are not available in either of the smaller Sky Movies packs; Sky Movies Premiere, Sky Movies Showcase and kids’ favourite, Disney Cinemagic.
What equipment do I need to get Sky TV?
To receive Sky TV you will first of all need to sign up for a subscription to their service. All of the equipment will then be provided directly from Sky and will be installed by one of their engineers.
The equipment they will provide will be either a standard Sky box or a Sky HD box (depending upon which service you subscribe to), a satellite dish that will be installed on the side of your property, a Sky remote and a Sky card that will activate your account when inserted into your Sky box. You will also receive a PIN to enable you to secure your account.
You will also need a telephone land line to which your Sky box must be connected.
Can I get Sky TV in my area?
Because Sky TV is a satellite TV broadcaster you should be able to receive their full service no matter where you live in the country.
If you want to make sure that Sky TV covers your region just use our postcode checker at the top of this page.