Sky Broadband: Internet Bundles With Entertainment Packages

Date Jan 6, 2022
Blog category Broadband
By Staff writer
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Sky Broadband is an affordable internet service provider in NZ, packed with heaps of great deals. As an entertainment and internet company, their plans are here to give you the best, uninterrupted streaming of your favourite shows, series, and sports events.

Apart from being an entertainment provider for the biggest sports events in NZ such as All Blacks and Silver Ferns matches, Sky also provides access to huge TV series like Game of Thrones. It's time to take a look at what they have to offer this 2022, and see if any of their offers actually match your needs.

What is Sky Broadband?

Sky Broadband offers bundled and entertainment deals for Sky TV subscribers and free 12-month Disney+ membership for new subscribers.

Even Sky TV non-subscribers can purchase or switch to Sky fibre broadband plans. You can get their plans for as low as $69 per month on 12-month contracts. These plans are: 

Sky TV + Lightning Fast WiFi

Sky TV + WiFi 100

Lightning Fast WiFi

WiFi 100

Price

$104.99 per month (Save $20/mth off Sky Broadband)

$94.99 per month (Save $10/mth off Sky Broadband)

Sky TV subscriber: $79 per month


Non-subscriber: $69 per month

Sky TV subscriber: $99 per month


Non-subscriber: $79 per month

Data

Unlimited

Unlimited

Unlimited

Unlimited

Speed

900/400Mbps

100/20Mbps

900/400Mbps

100/20Mbps

Contract

12 months

12 months

12 months

12 months

Modem

Free Sky WiFi router

Free Sky WiFi router

Free Sky WiFi router

Free Sky WiFi router

Connection fee

Free

Free

Free

Free

Termination fee

$0 (T&Cs apply)

$0 (T&Cs apply)

$0 (T&Cs apply)

$0 (T&Cs apply)

Bundle

1 month Sky TV; Free 12 months of Disney+ subscription

1 month Sky TV; Free 12 months of Disney+ subscription

Free 12 months of Disney+ subscription

Free 12 months of Disney+ subscription

Add-ons:

  • Homeline - $10 per month
  • Static IP address - $10 per month
  • Router WiFi extender - $10 per month

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What is included in Sky TV?

Sky TV Starter offers a wide range of exclusive packages and premium channels including:

  • Sky Sport
  • Sky Entertainment
  • Sky Movies
  • SoHo
  • Rialto
  • Arts
  • CountryTV
  • TFC
  • StarGOLD
  • StarPlus
  • Colors Viacom
  • MySky

You also get HBO access with your Sky TV. This is the only way that you can watch your favourite shows on the platform. While you can use VPN services, this is the best way to stream if you want it to work properly. 

Many other international channels such as Nick Jr., Discovery, and TLC are also available. Do note that the channels offered on the platform are always changing. Refer to the channel list of Sky to check out the most updated channels.

What is a Disney+ subscription?

Disney+ is the online streaming platform of Disney. Your childhood favourites such as Cinderella, Mulan, Peter Pan, Aladdin, and more are included on the platform. Being one of the largest entertainment companies in the world, you can also stream the following:

  • Marvel Cinematic Universe including Avengers, Spiderman, and  Shang-Chi
  • Pixar Animations such as Toy Story, Cars, Up, Monster Inc., and Soul
  • Star Wars Franchise including movies, short films, and TV series
  • National Geographic series and documentaries like Mayday, Inside 9/11, and more
  • Star TV shows such as The Ignorant Angels, The Gloaming, Blowing Kisses, and more

Disney+ subscription costs $12.99 per month or $129.99 per year.

Why should you choose Sky Broadband?

Sky Broadband bundles have a simple hassle-free installation. If you’re looking to set up your connection DIY, their guides are easy to set up, straightforward, and are written in plain English. If you ever find it difficult to set up your broadband, technicians and local Kiwi crew are always available to assist you.

Most of all, they have reliable services paired with the most advanced tech to boost your connection. The router included in your broadband plan has WiFi 6 tech, ensuring you the speediest connection when connecting wirelessly.

Does Sky Broadband offer the best plan for you?

Of course, there are a lot of factors to consider. While they may be the best provider for some households in selected areas across New Zealand, the same isn’t true for everyone. You may want to check out other Broadband providers in NZ before fully committing to their plans.

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