Sky Telephone and Broadband Service in Ireland.
Competition usually means better deals for consumers – so when Sky entered the Irish home phone and broadband market almost 3 years ago – it was hopefully good news .
The chance of unlimited data downloads and free calls to 20 countries including UK , USA attracted thousands of broadband customers away from Eircom (Eir) and Vodafone. You don’t have to be a Sky TV subscriber to sign up for their phone or broadband services. You can find out more here about current Sky Ireland Offers
Sky say they have broadband coverage to about 90% of homes. (About the Same as Eir) They are are using the BT Ireland phone network which covers about 70% of homes – with the remainder covered by the Eircom network. They are offering speeds of “upto” 100MB – where Fibre is installed, everywhere else it is “upto” 24Mb . (The same as Eir and Vodafone) basically you will get the best speed that your phone line can take .
Sky Broadband and Phone Prices
Sky Broadband Unlimited with Free off peak calls – €39 per month for 12 months then €55.(€518 in year one)
Sky Broadband Unlimited with Free anytime calls – €46.50 per month for 12 months then €62.50.
Comparing Sky Broadband with Eir :- a bundle of unlimited broadband and off peak calls with Eir costs €68 a month ( . So over 1 year – Sky is €298 cheaper.)
Figures correct in November 2017
You can compare bundles and pricing from other broadband suppliers here:
Note: The Sky free “anytime” calls include all calls 24/7 to landlines in Ireland and the following countries : Austria, Australia, Belgium, Canada, Czech Republic, Denmark, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Luxembourg, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, UK and USA (also includes free calls to mobiles in Canada and USA)