Verdict: It’s a great offering but you can save hundreds of pounds by looking elsewhere.
For most people, the extra Sky channels simply aren’t worth it.
According to research by Freesat, 99pc of the Sky TV customer’s favourite shows are available on free channels.
What is the best alternative to Sky TV?
Cheaper Alternatives to Sky TV: Ditch That Expensive Subscription
- Freeview. Freeview TVs.
- Freesat. Freesat Box Bestsellers.
- Amazon Prime.
- NOW TV.
- Disney+ (Previously DisneyLife)
- Google Chromecast.
Is now TV better than sky?
When it comes to TV, Sky is considerably more expensive than NOW Broadband, but it’s important to note that you get so, so much more. Access to NOW TV’s Entertainment pass via smartphone, tablet, PC, games console or streaming stick used to be around the price of a London pint.
Is Freeview better than sky?
Freeview is the way to watch digital TV without a satellite or cable. Even the most basic Sky package, by comparison, offers around 280 TV channels and about 60 radio channels.
Do I need Sky TV if I have a smart TV?
You don’t need a Now TV Smart Box if you’ve already got a TV with apps for Netflix, Amazon Prime Video or Now TV. All you need to do is create a Now TV account (or using an existing or previous Sky account), and this little box gives you Freeview channels and a plethora of apps.