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    Should I think twice before signing up for SKY?

    This is a discussion on Should I think twice before signing up for SKY? within the Sky Broadband help forums, part of the Sky Broadband help and support category; I am currently with NTL cable, and in doing my sums realise that I can save money and subscribe to ...

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      Should I think twice before signing up for SKY?

      I am currently with NTL cable, and in doing my sums realise that I can save money and subscribe to the sky sports channels and still save money, and have a better broadband speed.

      Although to this point the reviews of Sky as a whole have been shocking and I am now a little worried.

      In the Which? report last year NTL broadband was listed as a worst buy, although in a year we have had no problems with our NTL ISP. Currently we are paying 17.99 for 1mb, 21.99 for the basic TV pack and around 15 per month for the phone. With the Sky broadband and talk offer I can get all that plus Sky sports for less.

      That said, saving 100% of nothing is not a saving!

      While most problems I have read have been related to activation of the broadband, do people have any comments with regard to the broadband once they have been connected? How do I work out if 2Gb per month is enough? We tend to only download email files and the odd music track, although do browse everyday.

      I am really tempted to go for it and just hope I am one of the lucky ones, I believe Sky are also offering refurbished Sky+ boxes for free which is another tempting offer.

      Any help advice would be greatly appreciated.



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      Seeing as you are on NTL, its probably worth taking the risk. If Sky are true to form and you end up waiting weeks to be activated, at least you'll still have your NTL connection (don't cancel it until Sky is activated!).

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      Welcome to the site King Eric 1997

      As lukeredpath said the fact that you are on NTL makes it a lot easier for you than other people since you can place your order and have no worried about being with any INTERNET access until your are activated.

      I have now been connected for 2 weeks and I have to be honest I haven't had a single problem with my connection and there are more an more people reporting that they are also happy with theres.
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