Sky Go Extra Price

Posted : admin On 15.08.2021
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Want to watch Sky TV without signing up for a year-long subscription? Our handy guide will show you how.

Millions of Sky customers face paying up to an extra £72 a year after it announced its latest round of price hikes. The size of your bill increase will vary depending on your existing deal, with the average Sky customer paying an extra £3 a month or £36 a year. Price rises will be capped at an extra £6 a month, or £72 a year. The Sky Go App is available for all Sky customers. Using Go, customers can access TV on their phone, tablet or laptop at no extra cost. EU customers can use Sky Go at no extra cost and access live and on demand TV (3G, 4G or Wi-Fi) easily. Sky Go is available with one easy download. Use Sky discount codes to save even more.


With a huge selection of entertainment, movie and sports channels to choose from, it's easy to see why Sky TV is so popular. But the prices for a full Sky subscription can be eye-watering.

While the lure of shows such as Westworld and Game of Thrones can be appealing, the thought of being tied in to an expensive contract can feel off-putting. The good news is you don't have to take out a long Sky subscription to watch Sky channels.

  1. Nov 19, 2013 Sky Go Extra subscription now half-price: Get 12 months of offline viewing for £2.50 a month As well as savouring the expansion of the normal Sky Go service with a further 14 channels, as announced today, Sky viewers are being offered 50 per cent off t he Sky Go Extra subscription fee for 12 months.
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Read on for more information on TV services that will let you watch Sky TV without a Sky subscription, including Now TV, Virgin Media and TalkTalk.

Use our round up of the best and worst TV and broadband providers to discover how satisfied Sky customers are in comparison to those with other suppliers.

Try Now TV

Now TV is an internet TV streaming service powered by Sky. It offers live streaming and on-demand content from popular Sky channels - so, you can watch Sky shows as they're going out live, or catch up on them at a later date.

Crucially, you don't have to be a Sky subscriber to use Now TV. Instead you simply buy 'passes' for a day, week or month to access the channels that you want. When your pass expires it rolls over into a monthly subscription fee, but you can cancel at any time. See how Now TV compares to popular streaming services like Netflix and Amazon Prime, using our TV streaming service reviews.

Streaming services broadcast over the internet, so you don't need a satellite dish to watch Now TV (though you do need a broadband connection of at least 2.5Mbps or a mobile signal of 180Kbps if you plan to watch using 3G or 4G).

You'll also need a device that can use the Now TV app. Some smart TVs come with this preinstalled, but if yours doesn't, you can watch Now TV in a few different ways.

One of the easiest, cheapest ways to watch Now TV is to buy a dedicated Sky Now TV box or smart stick, which cost as little as £15. This may even include a trial of free passes to watch the content, which in effect pays for the cost of the Now TV box itself.

A YouTube box will also give you access to the Now TV app - or you can install the app on a tablet, smartphone or PC.

Find out more in our guide: What is Now TV?

Add Sky channels to a service from another provider

If you've already got a TV subscription with a different provider, such as Virgin Media or BT TV, you can add most of Sky's channels to these services.

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To do this, you add a 'bolt on' to your existing pay TV service. For example, you can pay BT £16 a month to add 11 Sky Movie channels to your package. There's usually no contract to do this, you just pay on a monthly basis.

If you're looking for some channels to keep the little ones happy, you can simply add children's channels to yourTV and broadband bundle - for example TalkTalk's Kids Boost adds nine children's channels, including Nickelodeon, Boomerang and Cartoon Network.

Use a shared Sky subscription

If a friend or family member already subscribes to Sky, then you can register as a secondary user and still watch Sky shows.

Now TV (see above), for example, allows you to register up to four compatible devices (such as a Now TV box, a laptop, or a tablet). The service lets you watch programmes on two devices at the same time, so four members of an extended family won't all be able to tune into Game of Thrones simultaneously on different devices.

Alternatively, Sky Go is a streaming service that allows Sky subscribers to watch programmes away from the home. This lets Sky customers register two devices (or four, if you pay more for Sky Go Extra).

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In effect, this would let you log in to watch Sky programming if you used the account details of a family member who has a Sky subscription. However, users are meant to be part of the same household as the primary Sky account holder, according to Sky.

Read our Sky TV and broadband review to find out what Sky customers had to say about the service they receive in our latest satisfaction survey.

..or, stick with Freeview

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If you decide that none of the above options work for you, then one alternative is to stick with Freeview. It may not offer the same sports or movie range as Sky, but it still gives you a huge selection of channels for no cost at all (other than the charge for a TV licence).

With the addition of a Freeview PVR, you can pause, rewind and record live TV, as well as setting a planner and series-link. These are all features you would get with a Sky box. You won't, however, have access to the same sports, movies and entertainment channels. Head to our round-up of the Best Buy Freeview PVRs to see which models impressed the experts in our lab.

If that's not enough for you, and you want even more channels, then Freesat offers more than 200 channels and on-demand TV from the likes of the BBC and ITV. To get it, you just need a Freesat box or a TV with Freesat built-in, plus a Freesat satellite dish. As with Freeview, there's no ongoing subscription cost. Read in depth reviews of all the latest models using our Freesat PVRs and set top box reviews.


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Jamie Carragher and Brian O'Driscoll launching Sky's new 'Sports Extra' package today.
Jamie Carragher and Brian O'Driscoll launching Sky's new 'Sports Extra' package today.

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PRICING DETAILS OF the Sky’s new ‘Sports Extra’ package, which includes BT Sport and Premier Sports, have been released.

It was confirmed earlier this month that Sky Sports would take over as the exclusive distributors of both BT Sport and Premier Sports in Ireland — meaning Eir Sport customers will lose access to the BT Sport package.

The change comes into effect on 1 August, with further details announced today.

The new ‘Sports Extra’ pack on Sky includes six sports channels; BT Sport 1, 2 and 3, ESPN and Premier Sport 1 and 2, and will be available to new and existing Sky Sports customers from next Thursday for an extra €10 a month (for the first six months and €20 thereafter).

Non-Sky Sports customers can avail of the subscription for €17 a month at the start (and €34 after the first six months), with viewers in Ireland able to access Premier League, Champions League, Europa League and Heineken Champions Cup coverage under one subscription.

For Sky customers at the minute, basic Sky TV costs €37 and Sky Sports is €40.

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The new pack will allow fans to watch every single live Premier League game — a record 233 — with BT showing 52, Premier Sports with 53 including exclusive Saturday 3pm kick-offs, and Sky screening the remaining 128.

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Former Liverpool star and Sky Sports football analyst, Jamie Carragher, and Ireland and Leinster legend and BT Sport Rugby analyst Brian O’Driscoll launched ‘Sports Extra’ in Dublin today.

Find out more here.

- Updated 16.03

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