Sky offers a choice of Superfast broadband plans. Get Superfast Broadband (61Mbps) for £28 per month, or Superfast 35 (36Mbps) for £34 per month.

In the UK, Sky currently offers a choice of two ‘Superfast’ broadband plans in most areas. You can choose Superfast 35 broadband (with an average download speed of 36Mbps) or Superfast broadband (with an average download speed of 61Mbps).

Both of the Superfast plans come with a minimum speed guarantee, which can vary depending on your address. You’ll also get their basic wall-to-wall wifi guarantee included, with the ability to upgrade this by getting the WiFi Max add-on, which also gives you a more powerful Wi-Fi 6 hub.

In this article, we’ll review Sky’s Superfast Broadband, including the different plans available and how they compare to each other. We’ll then look at the download speeds available, along with the optional WiFi Max and Sky TV add-ons. Finally, we’ll look at how you can transfer your existing broadband service to Sky.

Prices From: £34 per month (Superfast 35)
£28 per month (Superfast)
Prices may change during contract
Contract Length: 18 month contract
Download Speed: 36Mbps (Superfast 35)
61Mbps (Superfast)
Upload Speed: 9Mbps (Superfast 35)
16Mbps (Superfast)
Superfast Deals:
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Coverage: 96% of UK homes
(check your postcode)

Sky Superfast Plans

In the UK, Sky currently offers a choice of two ‘superfast’ broadband plans: Superfast 35 (with an average download speed of 36Mbps) and Superfast (with an average download speed of 61Mbps).

The following table shows a side-by-side comparison of the two plans:

Superfast 35 Superfast
Monthly Price (broadband)
£34 per month £28 per month
Monthly Price (broadband & TV): - £37 per month
Download Speed (average): 36Mbps 61Mbps
Upload Speed (average): 9Mbps 16Mbps
Inclusive Features
Phone Line: Yes Yes
Speed Guarantee: Yes, check your address (fibre)
24Mbps speed guarantee (full fibre)
Yes, check your address (fibre)
48Mbps speed guarantee (full fibre)
Wall to Wall WiFi Guarantee:
3Mbps standard guarantee
(10Mbps with WiFi Max add-on)
3Mbps standard guarantee
(10Mbps with WiFi Max add-on)
Technology
Connectivity: Fibre / Full Fibre Fibre / Full Fibre
Availability: 96% of UK homes
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96% of UK homes
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Historically, Sky only offered the ‘Superfast’ plan with average download speeds of 61Mbps (this was previously 59Mbps). However, they introduced a ‘Superfast 35’ plan in February 2022 as a cheaper option for ‘smaller households with fewer connected devices’. Depending on the offers currently available, it can sometimes work out to be similar or better value when you choose the ‘Superfast’ plan over ‘Superfast 35’.

Superfast 35 Broadband

In the UK, Superfast 35 Broadband is Sky’s entry-level fibre broadband plan. It’s currently available from £34 per month on its own, or from £32 per month with Sky TV & Netflix also included.

According to Sky, the Superfast 35 plan is designed for ‘smaller households with fewer connected devices’. As such, you’ll get an average download speed of 36Mbps on the plan. This is enough for streaming HD-quality video on up to seven devices at the same time (but only one device at a time if you’re streaming in 4K Ultra HD quality).

The following table shows the latest Superfast 35 broadband deals from Sky:

ServiceBroadbandTelevisionMonthly Price
(may rise during contract)
Sky
Sky TV Essentials with Superfast 35 Broadband

36Mbps
average download
Sky TV Essentials

200+ channels included
£33/month
18 month contract
Sky
Sky Superfast 35

36Mbps
average download

No TV
£34/month
plus £5 upfront
18 month contract

See Sky Superfast 35 Broadband Deals →

You’ll get a minimum speed guarantee on Sky’s Superfast 35 broadband. This can vary depending on your address, going up to a maximum of 24Mbps on a compatible full fibre line. There’s also a wall-to-wall WiFi guarantee included. This promises a download speed of at least 3Mbps in every room of your home, or money back for one month’s broadband subscription.

On the Superfast 35 plan, you’ll get a Sky Talk phone line included with Pay As You Go calls. Depending on what is available at your address, this might be provided using Internet Calls (voice-over-IP) technology.

Superfast Broadband

If you choose Sky’s Superfast Broadband plan, you’ll get an average download speeds of 61Mbps. This is around 70% faster than their Superfast 35 plan.

The average download speed of 61Mbps allows you to use more devices at the same time in your home. For instance, you’ll be able to stream HD-quality video on up to 12 devices at the same time (or ultra-HD video on up to two devices at the same time).

You’ll pay £28 per month for Sky’s Superfast Broadband on its own. Alternatively, it’s available from £37 per month with Sky TV & Netflix also included in the price.

The following table shows the latest Superfast broadband deals from Sky:

ServiceBroadbandTelevisionMonthly Price
(may rise during contract)
Sky
Sky Superfast

61Mbps
average download

No TV
£28/month
plus £5 upfront
18 month contract
Sky
Sky TV Essentials with Superfast Broadband

61Mbps
average download
Sky TV Essentials

200+ channels included
£36/month
plus £29.95 upfront
18 month contract
Sky
Sky Stream, Sky Entertainment & Netflix with Superfast Broadband

61Mbps
average download
Sky ShowcaseSky AtlanticNetflixDiscovery+
Sky Entertainment & Netflix

150+ channels included
£37/month
18 month contract
Sky
Sky Stream, Sky Entertainment & Netflix with Superfast Broadband + Sky Sports

61Mbps
average download
Sky ShowcaseSky AtlanticSky SportsNetflixDiscovery+
Sky Entertainment & Netflix + Sky Sports Pack

150+ channels included
£55/month
18 month contract

See Sky Superfast Broadband Deals →

Sky’s Superfast Broadband plan also comes with a speed guarantee. This will vary depending on your address, going up to a maximum of 48Mbps if you’re on a full fibre (FTTP) connection. There’s also the basic wall-to-wall WiFi Guarantee included. This promises 3Mbps in every room of your home, or money back for one month of your Sky Broadband subscription fee.

Other Sky Broadband Plans

If you’re living in a home with access to full fibre (FTTP) broadband, Sky also offers a range of Ultrafast and Gigafast plans:

  • The Ultrafast plan will give you average download speeds of 145Mbps. Ultrafast broadband plans start from £28 per month.
  • The Ultrafast Plus plan will give you average download speeds of 500Mbps. Ultrafast Plus broadband plans start from £34 per month.
  • The Gigafast plan will give you average download speeds of 900Mbps. Sky’s Gigafast broadband plans start from £44 per month.

The following table shows Sky’s latest full fibre (FTTP) broadband deals:

ServiceBroadbandTelevisionMonthly Price
(may rise during contract)
Sky
Sky Full Fibre 100

100Mbps
average download

No TV
£28/month
plus £5 upfront
18 month contract
Sky
Sky Ultrafast

145Mbps
average download

No TV
£30/month
plus £5 upfront
18 month contract
Sky
Sky Ultrafast Plus

500Mbps
average download

No TV
£34/month
plus £5 upfront
18 month contract
Sky
Sky Stream, Sky Entertainment & Netflix with Full Fibre 100 Broadband

100Mbps
average download
Sky ShowcaseSky AtlanticNetflixDiscovery+
Sky Entertainment & Netflix

150+ channels included
£40/month
18 month contract
Sky
Sky Gigafast

900Mbps
average download

No TV
£44/month
plus £5 upfront
18 month contract
Sky
Sky Stream, Sky Entertainment & Netflix with Ultrafast Plus Broadband

500Mbps
average download
Sky ShowcaseSky AtlanticNetflixDiscovery+
Sky Entertainment & Netflix

150+ channels included
£46/month
18 month contract
Sky
Sky Stream, Sky Entertainment & Netflix with Ultrafast Broadband

145Mbps
average download
Sky ShowcaseSky AtlanticNetflixDiscovery+
Sky Entertainment & Netflix

150+ channels included
£56/month
18 month contract

See Sky Ultrafast Broadband Deals →

For more information, see our Sky Ultrafast Broadband review and Sky Gigafast Broadband review.

Sky Superfast Broadband Speeds

The following table shows the average download speed and upload speed you can expect on each Sky Broadband plan:

Sky Broadband Plan Download Speed
(average)
Upload Speed
(average)
Superfast 35 36Mbps 9Mbps
Superfast 61Mbps 18Mbps
Ultrafast 145Mbps 27Mbps
Ultrafast Plus 500Mbps 60Mbps
Gigafast 900Mbps 90Mbps

These average speeds are based on a national average (what 50% of customers are able to get during the peak hours each day). In reality, the speeds you can expect at your address may differ a little (e.g. depending on the type of line you have, and depending on the distance to your nearest street cabinet).

To get a personalised estimate of the speeds available where you live, enter your postcode on Sky’s website. You’ll also be given your personalised speed guarantee when you enter your address online.

Check Sky Superfast Broadband Speed →

Behind the scenes, the maximum possible download speed is 40Mbps on the Superfast 35 plan and 80Mbps on the Superfast plan. There’s also a maximum upload speed of 10Mbps on Superfast 35 and 20Mbps on Superfast.

Sky Superfast with WiFi Max

When you sign up for Sky’s Superfast Broadband, you’ll have the option to add their WiFi Max service for an additional £7.50 per month. This will give you five additional features:

  1. You’ll get the latest Sky Max Hub. This is Sky’s premium router with the latest Wi-Fi 6 technology. It can deliver better performance and faster speeds on the latest Wi-Fi 6 devices. It also offers WiFi scheduling capabilities.
  2. An enhanced 10Mbps wall-to-wall WiFi Guarantee. Customers with Superfast broadband will get an enhanced wall-to-wall WiFi guarantee of 10Mbps in every room of your home. This compares to the standard guarantee which is only 3Mbps. With WiFi Max, you’ll be able to get up to three Sky Max Pods to improve your WiFi coverage, if needed.
  3. Additional security alerts and monitoring. You’ll get access to the ‘Advanced Security’ feature in the My Sky app. This can help to block malware and phishing websites on your broadband connection. It can also monitor your connected devices for ‘risky behaviour’.
  4. Evening and weekend engineer visits. If you need a Sky Broadband tech team visit, they’ll waive the normal £15 fee for evening and weekend appointments.
  5. Mobile data for outages. If you’re a Sky Mobile customer, you’ll get 2GB data added to your Sky Mobile Piggybank for any unplanned broadband outages lasting for more than 30 minutes, taking place between 7am and 11pm.

For more information, see our in-depth Sky WiFi Max review.

Coverage & Availability

Sky’s Superfast broadband service is delivered using the Openreach network. They’ll use either fibre-to-the-cabinet (FTTC) technology or fibre-to-the-premises (FTTP) technology, depending on which one is available at your address.

At present, Sky’s Superfast plans are available in 96% of UK homes. To check whether it’s available where you live, enter your postcode on Sky’s broadband availability checker:

Check Sky Superfast Broadband Coverage (sky.com) →

Switching to Sky Broadband

If you’re currently using a different broadband provider, it’s easy switching your home broadband service to Sky.

Start by ordering your Superfast broadband plan online. You’ll be given a personalised estimate of the download speeds available at your address, along with the speed guarantee that’s specific to your address.

In most cases, Sky will automatically contact your old broadband provider on your behalf, to cancel the old service for you. The main exception to this is if you’re a Virgin Media customer, in which case you’ll need to contact them directly to cancel.

For step-by-step instructions on how to change your broadband provider to Sky, please select your current provider from the drop-down menu below:

Switch to Sky Broadband
Your step-by-step guide to switching

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You can also read our full guide on switching broadband providers in the UK.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Sky Superfast 35?
Superfast 35 is Sky’s entry-level fibre broadband plan. Currently available from £34 per month, it offers an average download speed of 36Mbps and an average upload speed of 9Mbps. Sky says the Superfast 35 plan is designed for “smaller households with fewer connected devices”.
What is Sky Superfast Broadband?
Superfast Broadband is Sky’s most popular fibre broadband plan. It offers an average download speed of 61Mbps and an average upload speed of 16Mbps. You can get it from £28 per month without Sky TV, or £37 per month with Sky TV.
Can I get Superfast Broadband without Sky TV?
Yes. You can get Superfast Broadband without having a Sky TV service. At present, Superfast Broadband is available on a standalone basis from £28 per month.
Is Superfast Broadband available on a FTTP connection?
Yes. Both the Superfast 35 and Superfast broadband plans are also available on a full fibre (FTTP) broadband connection.
How can I check the availability of Superfast Broadband where I live?
To check the availability of Sky’s Superfast Broadband where you live, enter your postcode on Sky’s website.

More Information

For more information about Superfast Broadband, please see Sky’s official website. You can also read our Sky Broadband review.

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