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sky q tv 2016

19th September, 2018 (10 Comments)

Sky (Sky Broadband) has today revealed the first details of their new ‘Ultimate On Demand’ (UOD) service on the Sky Q platform, which for a single monthly fee of £10 will bring together hundreds of Sky TV’s on-demand Box Sets from their various channels and also adds the full Netflix service.

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10th September, 2018 (9 Comments)

Internet and phone providers Zen Internet and Plusnet have come top in a new biannual UK MSE survey of ISP customer service quality. Sadly the news isn’t so good for those at the opposite (bottom) end of the table, where TalkTalk and the Post Office could both be found.

sky broadband uk logo 2017

10th September, 2018 (22 Comments)

After a period of uncertainty it’s today been revealed that Sky Broadband has done a new wholesale deal with Openreach (BT) to sell the operator’s range of “ultrafast broadband” (G.fast and FTTP) services on to UK customers, which will come at a hefty price discount of up to 40%. Sky now hope to double their customer base.

steam

5th September, 2018 (31 Comments)

Internet speed analyst firm SamKnows has conducted an interesting study, which examines the performance differences of major UK broadband ISPs (BT, TalkTalk, Sky Broadband, Virgin Media and Vodafone) when being tasked with downloading PC games from Valve’s popular Steam digital distribution platform.

sky ethernet uk

29th August, 2018 (4 Comments)

Sky’s business-to-business division has today announced the launch of their new Sky Ethernet service into the market (channel), which will be delivered via over 2,800 exchanges and a 7,500km fibre network that claims to cover 96% of UK business postcodes.

sky broadband uk logo 2017

17th August, 2018 (13 Comments)

UK ISP Sky Broadband appears to have enhanced their existing package discounts for new customers by introducing a £100 reward card (Prepaid Mastercard), which is available across all three of their primary unlimited broadband (ADSL, FTTC) and phone line rental bundles.

Internet call centre uk

14th August, 2018 (5 Comments)

Living with a hearing problem is no fun and there can be different forms of such disabilities, which means a solution that works for one group may be unusable for others. Suffice to say that we expect the largest broadband ISPs to cater for such scenarios but a new investigation by Cable.co.uk suggests some are falling short.

sky broadband uk logo 2017

27th July, 2018 (11 Comments)

Until next week ISP Sky Broadband has removed the £50 activation fee from their FTTC (VDSL2) based 36Mbps Sky Fibre Unlimited and 63Mbps Sky Fibre Max broadband and phone bundles. On top of that they’ve also reduced the monthly price of their standard 11Mbps Sky Unlimited package to £18.

sky broadband uk logo 2017

26th July, 2018 (4 Comments)

Sky (Sky Broadband) has released their latest results to the end of June 2018 (financial Q4 17/18), which reveals that “Fibre” (FTTC) penetration has risen to 38% (up from 33% six months ago) of their UK broadband base. Plus they’re planning an early Sky Mobile launch of 5G and have a new broadband router coming.

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23rd July, 2018 (2 Comments)

The latest Engine Customer Experience Report 2018 has claimed that the UK Broadband & Pay-TV media sector has risen one spot to 8th place for best customer service and experience thanks to a 3% rise, putting it just ahead of the mobile sector and utilities (9th). But overall this is still way down the sector ranking table.

comcast

20th July, 2018 (25 Comments)

The complicated four way acquisition battle between Disney, 21st Century Fox, Sky (Sky Broadband) and Comcast took an interesting turn yesterday after the latter dropped its own pursuit of Fox, which market analysts suggest will leave Disney to gobble Fox but open the door to a Comcast buy of Sky (i.e. Fox probably won’t bid again).

Sky Mobile UK

19th July, 2018 (7 Comments)

Customers of Sky Mobile (Sky Broadband) have now been given the rather unique ability to “cash in” any unused 4G Mobile data (Mobile Broadband) allowances they may have and instead receive savings on a range of Smartphones, Tablets and mobile accessories (aka – Piggybank Rewards).

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18th July, 2018 (3 Comments)

Ofcom has just published their latest Q1 2018 UK consumer complaints study, which notes that Sky Broadband attracted the least gripes for fixed line broadband and phone services, while TalkTalk attracted the most complaints for both. Pay TV and Mobile providers are also covered.

telecoms engineer street works at night

17th July, 2018 (15 Comments)

Customers of Sky Broadband, TalkTalk and associated ISPs around the Southampton region (Hampshire, UK) may be experiencing problems getting online or making phone calls this morning after roadworks accidentally damaged a major core fibre optic cable in the area.

now_broadband

30th June, 2018 (0 Comments)

Streaming television and internet provider NOW TV (Sky UK) has begun offering free anytime UK calls alongside all of their existing unlimited broadband and phone line rental bundles, which represents a significant saving as normally such an add-on would cost an extra £8 per month to include.

sky broadband uk logo 2017

29th June, 2018 (7 Comments)

New customers of Sky Broadband UK should note that the ISP has re-joined the summer price war by discounting their top two unlimited “Sky Fibre” (FTTC / VDSL2) and line rental bundles, which now start at just £25 per month for the first 18 months of service. Plus you get a £50 Prepaid Mastercard.

internet piracy flag

15th June, 2018 (5 Comments)

The United Kingdom’s Intellectual Property Office (IPO) appears to have echoed the British Phonographic Industry’s (BPI) recent call (here) for it to be made both cheaper and easier to get websites – those that facilitate internet piracy – blocked by major broadband ISPs, possibly by removing the court process.

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