Broadband Essential

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  • Broadband

    Sky Broadband Essential

      Note: broadband speeds may vary

      Home Phone

      Sky Pay As You Talk
      • PAYG Calls

      Digital TV

      Not included
    • Sky Broadband Essential

      Download Speed (average)11Mb
      Monthly UsageUnlimited
      Fair Usage PolicyNo
      Upload Speed0.8Mb
      Traffic ManagementNo
      IP AddressingDynamic
    • Sky Pay As You Talk

      No inclusive calls, pay only for the calls you make.

      Daytime Calls9.50p per minute
      Evening Calls9.50p per minute
      Weekend Calls9.50p per minute
      Out-of-bundle charges

      Please note that calls to mobiles and numbers starting 05, 070, 076, 08, 09, 101, 116 and 118 may not be included, and you may be charged if your call exceeds a set time-limit. Customers with free weekend and evening calls will be charged outside these periods. Some mobile providers will also charge you for calling your voicemail.

      Since contracts differ between providers and packages, we advise you to check carefully which calls you will be charged for.

    • Price breakdown

      Monthly prices include line rental

      Monthly cost£22.50
      Set-up cost£9.95
      First year cost£279.95
      Average cost per month£23.05
      Minimum contract length18 months
      In simple terms...

      You'll pay £22.50p/m for the first 18 months, a one-off cost of £9.95.

    • Contract

      You should have the right to cancel without penalty if your provider increases charges during the minimum term of your contract.

      Assumptions and limitations

    Call 0800 840 5394


    Max Download Speed11Mb
    Max Upload Speed0.8Mb
    Monthly UsageUnlimited
    Fair UsageNo
    Traffic ShapingNo


    Daytime Calls9.50ppm
    Evening Calls9.50ppm
    Weekend Calls9.50ppm

    Pricing & Contract

    Monthly Cost
    per month
    (includes line rental)
    Upfront Cost£9.95
    Contract Length18 months
    Line Rental p/m£0
    Average Monthly£23.05
    First Year Cost£279.95
    Lifetime Cost£414.95
    Call 0800 840 5394