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Sky Mobile: discounts for existing Sky TV customers and benefits guide

Sky Mobile TV customer guide

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If you have Sky TV at home, you get exclusive extra benefits and discounts when you take Sky Mobile. We look at existing customer savings and perks. SIM Sherpa is your trusty guide. Last updated: 14th March 2020

Current Sky Mobile offers

SIM only deals: 8GB for £10 a month

Sky Mobile 8GB for £10

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If you're looking to join Sky Mobile on a SIM only plan, their 8GB for £10 offer below is their most competitive deal at the moment and has the best price for a provider on the O2 network:

We don't know the offer's end date yet. It could be timed to end with other phone offers on 6th May. Otherwise, all Sky's other SIM only plans are at standard prices.

Here are all the plans currently available on Sky:

If you've got Sky TV at home and have a 5G-ready phone, you can add a 5G bolt-on to this plan for free (normally costs £5 a month) when you join Sky's loyalty programme VIP.

Useful link: All Sky Mobile's SIM only plans

Phone deals: save £288 on latest Samsung and iPhone models

Save £288 on Samsung Galaxy S20 range

Save £8 a month on 20GB planSee all phones in offer

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If you're in the market for a top-end handset, Sky have got a deal running on their 20GB plan. It would normally add £20 a month to the cost of your full deal. But it's been reduced to £12 a month on selected models.

Included in the offer are the brand-new Samsung Galaxy S20 5G, the larger S20+ 5G version and S20 Ultra 5G. If you have Sky TV and are on the VIP loyalty programme, you'll get 5G at no extra cost with each.

Over the course of a 36-month contract, that £8 monthly saving adds up to £288. Or on a 24-month contract, it's £192. Use our pay monthly phone comparison tool here to see how each model stacks up.

The offer also covers iPhone 11 and runs until 6th May 2020. See full terms and conditions at Sky.com.

Useful link: All other current Sky Mobile offers

Sky Mobile existing TV customer benefits

1) Stream your Sky TV on your mobile without using data

Sky Mobile unlimited streaming

Unlimited streaming for Sky TV customersHow it works

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We long complained that Sky didn't have any decent benefits that involve their TV content for their mobile customers, and thankfully they responded with their new Sky Mobile Watch scheme.

It's essentially unlimited data for streaming Sky TV on your mobile. When you're watching any of Sky's apps out and about over a 4G data signal, the data used won't come out of your monthly allowance.

The list of 12 apps for unlimited streaming includes Sky Go, Sky Cinema, Sky Q and more. So whatever package you've got, you can get the most out of them on your phone too, without racking up data bills.

You get Sky Mobile Watch on phone contracts and SIM only, no matter which plan you take. You just need to have some regular data left for unlimited streaming to work. Data to play ads does come out of your allowance.

Useful link: Read Sky's full guide to unlimited streaming

2) Add 5G data speeds to your account for no extra cost

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Add 5G for free if you're a Sky VIP memberHow it works

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As a Sky TV customer, you're entitled to join their VIP loyalty programme, which rewards you for remaining a Sky customer with exclusive experiences, services and offers.

If you do that, you can then add 5G data to your Sky Mobile account for free (normally it'd cost £5 a month). You'll need a 5G-ready phone to benefit though. And to be in a 5G area.

It works whether you already have Sky Mobile on your account, or whether you're thinking about joining them for mobile (SIM only or phone contract).

If you're an early adopter of new technologies, it's a decent benefit.

Useful link: More about Sky's 5G

3) Your Sky Mobile bill is separate from your TV or broadband

Separate Sky TV and Mobile bills

Your Sky TV and Sky Mobile are billed separately

To help you manage your usage properly, Sky have kept the bill for your Sky Mobile separate from any other TV or broadband service you might have with them.

You'll still log in with your same Sky ID into My Sky to manage your Mobile account.

But otherwise, you'll set up a separate direct debit to pay for your Mobile bill.

For us, this is more useful than combined billing, as your monthly mobile bill is much more likely to change up and down with extra usage than your home services.

Useful link: See costs outside your Sky Mobile plan.

4) You also get all the other benefits that everyone gets on Sky Mobile

Data rollover on Sky Mobile

Enjoy other benefits like keeping unused data

It's worth noting that the benefits above are just the extra ones you get for being a Sky TV customer.

There's also some other great stuff on Sky Mobile to look forward to:

Like saving up any data that you don't use for up to 3 years, which you can access at any point whenever you're short.

Or the ability to change the minutes, texts and data included in your plan every month, even on a 12-month contract.

Useful link: Read our full Sky Mobile review for more details.

Sky Mobile deals for existing customers

SIM only: check Sky deals against other networks

As handy as free unlimited calls and texts are for Sky TV customers joining Sky Mobile, don’t let a good offer blind you to deals from other providers that may be better value.

Our SIM only deal finder below lists each network’s plans. Use the filters to choose the amount of minutes, texts and data you’re looking for.

We’ve included the discounts for Sky TV customers within the listing for Sky Mobile SIMs:

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Phone contracts: use our deal finder to compare all options

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Just like with their SIMs, we'd recommend comparing Sky's prices on phone contracts with the competition.

It could well be that other networks can beat Sky's pricing, even with your inclusive discount for being a Sky TV customers.

Also, look carefully at Sky's deals because they are often of 30-month contracts. So even though the monthly rate can be lower, you could end up paying more over the whole contract.

Useful link: Use our phone deal comparison tool

Other useful Sky Mobile guides

Network and deals review

Sky Mobile review

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