Sky offers a choice of Superfast 35 & Superfast broadband plans from £28 per month. Get average download speeds of 35Mbps or 59Mbps.

In the UK, Sky now offers a choice of two Superfast broadband plans: Superfast 35 (which has an average download speed of 36Mbps) and Superfast (which has an average download speed of 59Mbps).

At present, you can get Superfast 35 broadband for just £28 per month on Sky. You can upgrade this to regular Superfast broadband for £28 per month. Alternatively, you can get Sky TV together with Superfast 35 Broadband from £39 per month.

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In this article, we’ll review Sky’s Superfast Broadband. We’ll start by looking at the plans available, comparing Superfast 35 broadband to Superfast broadband. We’ll also look at the download speeds available on the service and the router you’ll get included. Finally, we’ll also look at how you can change your broadband provider to Sky.

Prices From: £30.50 per month (Superfast Broadband 35)
£28 per month (Superfast Broadband)
£39 per month (Sky TV & Superfast 35)
Contract Length: 18 month contract
Download Speed: 36Mbps (Superfast 35)
59Mbps (Superfast)
Upload Speed: 9Mbps (Superfast 35)
16Mbps (Superfast)
Router: Sky Broadband Hub (Sky SR203)
Coverage: 96% of UK homes
(check your postcode)

Sky Superfast Plans

At present, Sky 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 59Mbps).

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

Superfast 35 Superfast
Monthly Price: £30.50 per month £28 per month
Monthly Price (with Sky TV): £39 per month £42 per month
Download Speed (average): 36Mbps 59Mbps
Upload Speed (average): 9Mbps 16Mbps
Inclusive Features
Phone Line (Sky Talk): Yes Yes
Speed Guarantee: Yes, check your address (FTTC)
25Mbps speed guarantee (FTTP)
Yes, check your address (FTTC)
WiFi Guarantee: With £5/month Broadband Boost With £5/month Broadband Boost
Technology
Connectivity: Fibre (FTTC)
Full Fibre (FTTP where available)
Fibre (FTTC)
Router: Sky Broadband Hub Sky Broadband Hub
Availability: 96% of UK homes
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96% of UK homes
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Historically, most customers have chosen Superfast Broadband with an average download speed of 59Mbps. However, Sky recently introduced the option of a cheaper Superfast 35 plan in February 2022. According to Sky, this is designed as a cheaper option for “smaller households with fewer connected devices”.

Superfast Broadband 35

In the UK, Superfast Broadband 35 is Sky’s cheapest available fibre broadband plan. Available from £30.50 per month, Sky says Superfast 35 is designed for “smaller households with fewer connected devices”.

The Superfast 35 plan comes with a minimum guaranteed speed of 25Mbps on FTTP lines. If you’re connected using regular fibre technology, this guaranteed download speed may be different (you can enter your address to check on this page).

The average download speed of 36Mbps should allow you to stream ultra-HD (4K) video on one device. Alternatively, you can stream in HD quality on up to seven devices at the same time.

ServiceBroadbandTelevisionMonthly Price
Sky Broadband
Sky Superfast 35

36Mbps
average download

No TV
£30.50/month
for 18 months
plus £9.95 upfront
Sky Broadband
Sky TV Essentials with Superfast 35 Broadband

36Mbps
average download
Sky TV Essentials

200+ channels included
£31/month
for 18 months
plus £29.95 upfront
Sky Broadband
Sky TV with Superfast 35 Broadband

36Mbps
average download
Sky ShowcaseSky Atlantic
Sky TV

300+ channels included
£39/month
for 18 months
plus £29.95 upfront

See Sky Superfast 35 Broadband Deals →

You’ll get a Sky Talk phone line included with Pay As You Go calls. This may be provided using Internet Calls technology (voice-over-IP), depending on what is available at your address.

Superfast Broadband

The Superfast Broadband plan gives you average download speeds of 59Mbps. This makes it around 60% faster than Superfast 35.

With an average download speed of 59Mbps, you can be using more devices at the same time in your home on this plan. For instance, you can stream ultra-HD (4K) video on two devices at the same time. Alternatively, you can stream in HD quality on up to 12 devices.

At present, you’ll pay £28 per month for Superfast Broadband on its own, giving you an average download speed of 59Mbps and an average upload speed of 16Mbps.

The following table shows Sky’s latest Superfast Broadband deals:

ServiceBroadbandTelevisionMonthly Price
Sky Broadband
Sky Superfast

59Mbps
average download

No TV
£28/month
for 18 months
plus £9.95 upfront
Sky Broadband
Sky TV Essentials with Superfast Broadband

59Mbps
average download
Sky TV Essentials

200+ channels included
£34/month
for 18 months
plus £29.95 upfront
Sky Broadband
Sky TV with Superfast Broadband

59Mbps
average download
Sky ShowcaseSky Atlantic
Sky TV

300+ channels included
£42/month
for 18 months
plus £29.95 upfront
Sky Broadband
Sky TV with Sky Sports & Superfast Broadband

59Mbps
average download
Sky ShowcaseSky AtlanticSky Sports
Sky TV with Sky Sports

300+ channels included
£62/month
for 18 months
plus £29.95 upfront

See Sky Superfast Broadband Deals →

On Superfast Broadband, you’ll also get a Sky Talk phone line with Pay As You Go calls. You can pay an extra £5 per month to add unlimited evening & weekend calls, or an extra £12 per month to add unlimited anytime calls.

You can add a Wi-Fi Guarantee for an extra £5 per month (this is sometimes also known as Sky Broadband Boost).

Ultrafast Plans

In around 29% of UK homes, Sky also offers Ultrafast Broadband. This gives you even faster download speeds (averaging 145Mbps on Ultrafast broadband and 500Mbps on Ultrafast Plus broadband).

It’s currently possible to get Ultrafast Broadband from £35 per month on Sky. The following table shows some of the plans that are currently available:

ServiceBroadbandTelevisionMonthly Price
Sky Broadband
Sky Ultrafast

145Mbps
average download

No TV
£35/month
for 18 months
plus £9.95 upfront
Sky Broadband
Sky Ultrafast Plus

500Mbps
average download

No TV
£45/month
for 18 months
plus £9.95 upfront
Sky Broadband
Sky TV with Ultrafast Broadband

145Mbps
average download
Sky ShowcaseSky Atlantic
Sky TV

300+ channels included
£46/month
for 18 months
plus £29.95 upfront
Sky Broadband
Sky TV with Ultrafast Plus Broadband

500Mbps
average download
Sky ShowcaseSky Atlantic
Sky TV

300+ channels included
£56/month
for 18 months
plus £29.95 upfront

See Sky Ultrafast Broadband Deals →

Ultrafast broadband is available in homes with access to either a Gfast or a full fibre (FTTP) connection. For more information, see our Sky Ultrafast 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)
Essential Plus 11Mbps 0.8Mbps
Superfast 35 36Mbps 9Mbps
Superfast 59Mbps 18Mbps
Ultrafast 145Mbps 27Mbps
Ultrafast Plus 500Mbps 60Mbps

These average speeds are based on a national average (what 50% of customers are able to get during 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.

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

Sky Superfast Router

If you sign up for Sky’s Superfast Broadband, you’ll receive the Sky Broadband Hub router (Sky SR203). This produces a Wi-Fi network in your home for other devices to connect to.

Sky’s Broadband Hub router supports dual-band Wi-Fi 5 technology and allows you to have up to 64 devices connected to your network at the same time. It uses 8 built-in Wi-Fi antenna to optimise the performance of your network. It also includes 4 Gigabit Ethernet sockets for connecting wired devices to your home network.

For more information and in-depth technical specifications, see the Sky Broadband website.

Coverage & Availability

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

At present, this means Superfast Broadband is available to around 96% of UK homes. To check whether it’s available in your area, enter your postcode on Sky’s broadband availability checker:

Check Sky Superfast Broadband Coverage (sky.com) →

If you’re not able to get Superfast Broadband at your address, you might be able to get Sky’s Essential Plus broadband service instead. This is delivered using copper broadband (ADSL) technology, with the price including a subscription to Sky’s Broadband Boost service.

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 a Speed Guarantee that’s specific to your address.

In most cases, Sky will then contact your old provider for you automatically to cancel the old broadband service. The main exception to this is if you’re a Virgin Media customer, in which case you’ll also 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 broadband provider from the dropdown menu below:

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

Select your current broadband provider:

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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 £30.50 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 59Mbps and an average upload speed of 16Mbps. You can get it from £28 per month without Sky TV, or £42 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. If your home has access to a full fibre (FTTP) broadband connection, you’ll be able to choose the Superfast 35 plan. This is offered as a cheaper alternative to the Ultrafast and Ultrafast Plus plans.
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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