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The best Sky TV deals, packages and Sky Q offers in the January sales 2018

Every week we take a look at the latest Sky TV packages, deals and special offers to make sure that you’re getting the very best prices when you decide to sign up! So if you’re trying to decide which Sky TV offer is for you, what a Sky Q box is and if you can afford it or even if you should be getting one in the first place – you’re in the right place!

As you scroll down the page, we’ll discuss the latest Sky TV packages, offers and any special deals and walk you through the larger bundles with the optional extras like Sky Cinema and Sky Sports.

What new Sky TV customers need to know

As things stand today, it’s never been simpler to explore your options as Sky has standardised the default package with a flat £20 a month cost, which you can then add additional paid extra add-ons like sky Box Sets, Sky Sports and Sky Cinema. We’ve gone into detail about each of the available add-ons below and they’ll all be offered to you as you go through the checkout process over on Sky’s website too.

Are there any Sky Q deals for new customers?

Yes! Actually, all of these Sky TV packages include a Sky Q box by default if you’re signing up as a new customer. When choosing your Sky TV package from the list of offers below, you’ll be presented with two Sky Q deals to choose from.

The default Sky Q box is the 1TB option with a one-off £20 setup cost. Opt for the 2TB Sky Q box though and that setup cost rises to a rather steep £199. That’s pretty harsh to be honest, although the monthly prices don’t change, so it is just the one-off cost to consider. 

Alternatively, you can get the 2TB Sky Q box for £65 instead if you add Sky Q Multiscreen to your bundle for £12 a month. We’d get your channels sorted first, then maybe scroll back up to the Sky Q offers’ section once you have a better idea of the overall cost, which is handily updated throughout at the top of the screen.

Do I need a 2TB Sky Q box?

In addition to double the storage (that’s up to 1000 hours in standard definition) of the standard Sky Q box, the 2TB Sky Q deal comes with a few extra benefits. Such as being able to record six shows at once instead of three, while watching a seventh. You also get the fancier Sky Q Touch remote control, an extra tablet allowance, and the all-important party piece – you can enjoy select channels in Ultra HD. Which is great if you’ve recently taken advantage of a cheap 4K TV deal[1].

The starter Sky TV package

Sky TV Add-ons

Sky TV deal add-ons are much easier to understand since the reshuffle. Better yet, prices seem to be lower across the board and simple to see for both new customers building a bundle, or existing customers wanting to beef up their current deal. Current Sky TV customers will apparently have to wait until mid-January to take advantage of these deals though.

Sky Sports deal for existing customers

What Sky TV package is Game of Thrones on?

Game of Thrones season 7 has just finished, but Sky has started broadcasting the entire series from the start. So you’ll be able to tell your Sky Q box to record the lot for you.

What HD Channels do I get on Sky TV?

With all packages you get at least the standard free to air HD channels. To be honest you also get a fair few of these with standard Freeview HD.

  • BBC One HD
  • BBC Two HD
  • BBC Four HD
  • BBC News HD
  • CBBC HD
  • CBeebies HD
  • ITV HD
  • 4 HD
  • 5 HD
  • NHK World HD
  • RT HD

For just an extra £5 a month[2] you can get the far superior quality of High Definition. Once you do though, you’ll get access to the following channels in HD:

  • Sky Atlantic HD
  • Sky 1 HD
  • Sky Living HD
  • Sky Arts HD
  • Sky News HD
  • Sky Sports News HD
  • Fox HD
  • Comedy Central HD
  • Syfy HD
  • Dave HD
  • Food HD
  • MTV HD
  • ITV Encore
  • E HD
  • W HD
  • E4 HD
  • Film 4 HD
  • More 4 HD
  • ITV 2 HD
  • ITV 3 HD
  • ITV 4 HD
  • TCM HD
  • Animal Planet HD
  • History Channel HD
  • National Geographic HD
  • Nat Geo Wild HD
  • Discovery HD
  • Disney Channel HD
  • Disney Junior HD
  • Disney XD HD
  • Cartoon Network HD
  • Nickelodeon HD
  • Nick Jr. HD
  • Boomerang HD
  • Alibi HD
  • Crime and Investigation HD
  • Eden HD
  • Lifetime HD
  • Star Plus HD
  • TLC HD
  • Universal HD
  • Viceland HD
  • Sky Sports Mix HD
  • Eurosport 1 HD
  • Eurosport 2 HD

References

  1. ^ cheap 4K TV deal (www.techradar.com)
  2. ^ £5 a month (www.sky.com)

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