Sky is offering its Fibre Unlimited broadband service at the discounted rate of £7.50/month for the first six months.
That’s a reduction of £12.50, or 60.25 per cent off the normal price of £20/month, not including line rental which is £15.40/month.
Fibre Unlimited is an FTTC (Fibre to the Cabinet)-based product that offers top download speeds of 38Mbps, unlimited downloads and no traffic shaping.
Sky Broadband Shield, Sky’s customisable parental control software, is also included free of charge and the new fibre-compatible Sky Hub router thrown in for free, although there’s a delivery charge of £2.18 for the hardware.
This offer is only available to new customers – current Sky Broadband customers who want to upgrade to Sky Fibre Unlimited won’t be able to take advantage of this offer. Current Sky Fibre Unlimited customers also won’t be able to apply for this.
Sky offers two fibre-based broadband services, Sky Fibre Unlimited and Sky Fibre Unlimited Pro.
Sky Fibre Unlimited Pro costs £30/month and provides faster download speeds of up to 76Mbps.
You can only get Sky Fibre if you’re living in an area that’s been upgraded by Openreach, BT’s network arm, as part of BT’s own £2.5 billion commercial programme or one of the various BDUK (Broadband Delivery for the UK) schemes BT is involved with.
The total speed you end up getting will also vary depending on how far away your home is from your street cabinet. As has been the case with ADSL broadband, the greater the distance, the slower the speed.
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