With one eye on the bundle deals available via NTL Telewest, Sky is offering its own all-in home bundle, under the name See, Speak, and Surf.
Sky is offering a telephone call package, broadband internet and its TV service for a fee of £37, which includes £11 per month BT line rental, plus a one-off connection fee of £20. According to Sky, the service will be available to 70 per cent of UK households.
The TV service includes all 6 of Sky’s Entertainment mixes. Broadband speeds are up to 8MB, with Sky throwing in a Wi-Fi router and security software for free. The phone service includes Sky Talk Freetime, with free evening and weekend calls
According James Murdoch, Sky’s CEO. “Our aim is to bring together TV, broadband, and telephone in a way that challenges the established players, and raises the bar for quality and value.”