Sky Full Fibre 100 Broadband

Last updated: 30 May 2024   By Lyndsey Burton

Sky Full Fibre 100 offers average download speeds of 100Mbps over a full fibre to the home connection.

Full Fibre 100 is an entry-level FTTP deal that is competitively priced for new customers.

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Sky Full Fibre 100 is a full fibre broadband plan available across the Openreach network of over 13.8 million premises.

The package offers average download speeds of 100Mbps, with average upload speeds around 19Mbps, and comes with a Sky Broadband Hub and Wall-to-Wall WiFi guarantee.

Monthly prices for new customers are currently competitive, although its possible to upgrade to 145Mbps for just £2 extra a month with Sky's Ultrafast plan.

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At a glance

Price £27
Setup cost £5 (Refundable)
Minimum term 18 months
Out of contract price £44
Annual price increase Prices may rise
Download speed 100Mbps
Upload speed 19Mbps
Usage allowance Unlimited
Router Sky Broadband Hub
WiFi guarantee 25Mbps for £3/mth
Parental controls Sky Broadband Shield
Home phone Included
Anytime calls £16 (inc. UK mobiles)
TV Optional: Sky Stream or Sky Glass
Pros Cons
Competitively priced entry-level full fibre deal Only £2 more for Sky's faster Ultrafast package
Excellent customer service Additional cost for latest WiFi 6 router
Option to save on Sky Entertainment
Includes digital phone line as standard
Package Broadband Monthly price Upfront price Contract term
Full Fibre 100 100Mb average £27 £5 18 months
offer Offer: WiFi Max just £3/mth + (£5 refundable setup fee for new customers if applicable)

Who is Sky Full Fibre 100 best for?

Sky Full Fibre 100 offers average download speeds of 100Mbps on a full fibre connection in Openreach enabled areas.

It's an ideal entry-level option for those moving to full fibre for the first time, and should adequately support most homes, especially those where two to four people are sharing a connection and going online at the same time.

Full Fibre 100 is suitable for:

  • Streaming live and on-demand TV in either HD or Ultra HD
  • Gaming online live, although downloading large game files would be quicker with a faster package
  • Working from home for one or two people simultaneously
  • Video calling in HD or UHD
  • Supporting a number of smart home devices, including smart speakers

Sky introduced Full Fibre 100 as an additional option for customers living in full fibre enabled areas in October 2023.

It sits between Sky's Superfast 80 and Ultrafast plans in terms of download speed, and is currently priced competitively compared to similar speed deals. However, the move up to Ultrafast is only £2 more per month, so some may want to consider the faster speed option.

Sky Ultrafast is currently £29 per month, although the out of contract price is slightly higher than Full Fibre 100 at £46, rather than £44, but most should re-contract for a better price in any case.

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What does Sky Full Fibre 100 offer?

Sky Full Fibre 100 is an entry-level full fibre broadband plan, offering average download speeds of 100Mbps at peak times, and average upload speeds around 19Mbps.

The package includes a digital phone line with pay as you go calls, the Sky Broadband Hub, and Sky's Wall-to-Wall WiFi guarantee.

Package Broadband Monthly price Upfront price Contract term
Full Fibre 100 100Mb average £27 £5 18 months
offer Offer: WiFi Max just £3/mth + (£5 refundable setup fee for new customers if applicable)
Ultrafast Broadband 145Mb average £29 £5 18 months
offer Offer: WiFi Max just £3/mth + (£5 refundable setup fee for new customers if applicable)

Sky Full Fibre 100 is faster than Sky's Superfast 80 plan by around 30Mbps, but slightly slower than the next plan up - Sky Ultrafast - which offers average download speeds of 145Mbps.

In terms of price however, there's little between these three plans, with Sky Superfast 80 costing the same, and Sky Ultrafast costing just £2 more each month.

Out of contract prices increase to £44 per month on Sky Full Fibre 100, or £46 per month with Sky Ultrafast, but for those willing to recontract the faster plan won't cost any extra at least for the first 18 months.

Sky Full Fibre 100 also differs from Sky Ultrafast in terms of availability, with the Ultrafast plan also available at G.Fast enabled street cabinets where full fibre has yet to reach. This increases availability by around 2,800 premises.

Customers can expect to see annual price rises, with Sky increasing prices by an average of 6.7% in April 2024, and including "prices may rise" terms in their conditions

Sky Full Fibre 100 + calls

Sky Full Fibre 100 comes with a digital phone line as standard, with the cost of line rental included within the monthly price for broadband.

Customers get calls on a pay as you go basis, with current out of allowance call charges at 27 pence per minute for UK landline and mobile calls, plus a 25p connection charge.

It's also possible to add one of the following Sky Talk call plans:

Call plan Includes Monthly price
Talk Evenings & Weekends Extra Unlimited evening calls (7pm to 7am) and weekend calls to UK landlines and UK mobiles £8
Talk Anytime Extra Unlimited anytime calls to UK landlines and UK mobiles £16
Talk International Extra As above plus unlimited landline calls to 50 international destinations £18

Sky Talk plans have a minimum term of 18-month so can't be cancelled early, and where calls are inclusive customers must hang up and redial before 60 minutes to avoid charges.

Sky Full Fibre 100 + Sky TV

Sky Full Fibre 100 broadband can be taken on its own or bundled with a Sky TV plan, including Sky Entertainment through Sky Stream or Sky Glass.

Special offers for new customers are below:

Package TV Broadband Monthly price Upfront price Contract term
Sky Entertainment + Netflix + Full Fibre 100 150 100Mb average £38 Free 18 months
offer Offer: Save £5/mth on Sky Entertainment & Netflix + Reduced price broadband + Free setup (Ends 20/06/2024)
Sky Entertainment + Netflix + Ultrafast Broadband 150 145Mb average £40 Free 18 months
offer Offer: Save £5/mth on Sky Entertainment & Netflix + Reduced price broadband + Free setup (Ends 20/06/2024)
Sky Glass + Sky Entertainment + Netflix + Ultrafast Broadband 150 145Mb average £51
for 18 mths,
then £53
£10 48 months
offer Offer: Money off Sky Glass + Save £2/mth on Sky Entertainment & Netflix + Reduced price broadband (Ends 13/06/2024)

At the time of writing, Sky Full Fibre 100 with Sky Entertainment & Netflix costs £38 per month, so customers are getting Sky broadband for just £15 per month with Sky TV costing £23 per month for new customers on its own.

It's also possible to get a similar deal with the faster Ultrafast plan costing just £17 per month in a TV and broadband bundle with Sky.

See the latest prices on Sky broadband and TV bundles here.


Sky Full Fibre 100 vs Sky Ultrafast

As we've covered, Sky Ultrafast broadband offers faster average download speeds than Full Fibre 100, but costs just £2 more each month for the first 18 months of the minimum term.

Here are the current prices for each package:

Package Broadband Monthly price Upfront price Contract term
Full Fibre 100 100Mb average £27 £5 18 months
offer Offer: WiFi Max just £3/mth + (£5 refundable setup fee for new customers if applicable)
Ultrafast Broadband 145Mb average £29 £5 18 months
offer Offer: WiFi Max just £3/mth + (£5 refundable setup fee for new customers if applicable)

At the time of writing, Sky Full Fibre 100 is only £2 cheaper a month than Sky Ultrafast for the first 18 months, with a £5 refundable setup fee.

At the end of the minimum term, Sky Full Fibre 100 increases to £44 per month, while Sky Ultrafast increases to slightly more at £46 per month. However, customers on either package would receive end of contract notifications from Sky with the option to re-contract at better prices or switch away.

Should you upgrade?

The additional download and upload speeds offered by Sky Ultrafast make it a worthwhile upgrade over Full Fibre 100, especially considering the price is the same for the minimum term.

The faster 145Mbps average download speeds will better cope with multiple users, as well as offer speedier downloads on larger files, and more stable video calls especially in UHD.

While not everyone will need to the small increase in price could be worth the speed upgrade, but watch out for offers as this could change.


How does Sky Full Fibre 100 compare?

Sky Full Fibre 100 is delivered over the Openreach full fibre to the premises network, which is also used by providers including BT, TalkTalk, Plusnet, and Sky-owned NOW Broadband.

However, like Sky Ultrafast, most providers sell the 150Mb plan, so there are few direct comparisons we can make with Sky Full Fibre 100.

Package Broadband Monthly price Upfront price Contract term
Full Fibre 100 100Mb average £27 £5 18 months
offer Offer: WiFi Max just £3/mth + (£5 refundable setup fee for new customers if applicable)
Full Fibre 100 100Mb average £26 £5 18 months
offer Offer: £5 refundable advance fee for new customers if applicable
Full Fibre 145 145Mb average £27.99 Free 24 months
offer Offer: Save over £12/mth + No setup fee + Exclusive offers and discounts for Plusnet customers
Full Fibre 150 152Mb average £29 Free 18 months
offer Offer: Free setup and P&P

Sky Full Fibre 100 is slightly more expensive than NOW Broadband's direct equivalent, which costs £2 per month less, although customers should be aware it comes with a more basic router and less options to upgrade services.

Plusnet's Full Fibre 74 and Full Fibre 145 are both marginally more expensive than Sky Full Fibre 100 at just £27.99 per month with free setup. TalkTalk Full Fibre 150 and Vodafone Full Fibre 150 also cost a little more, as does BT's Full Fibre 150 plan.

Sky does charge an extra £3 per month for the latest WiFi 6 router, which comes as standard with TalkTalk, although other providers including Plusnet, BT, and Vodafone all include routers on a par with the standard Sky Broadband Hub.

Sky also have the upper hand with an untarnished customer service record, which many of the other budget providers fail to match.

Overall, Sky Full Fibre 100 is well priced and offers advantages over packages of a similar price or more each month.

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How fast is Sky Full Fibre 100?

Sky Full Fibre 100 offers average download speeds of 100Mbps and average upload speeds of 19Mbps over a full fibre to the home connection.

Average download speed at peak times Average upload speed at peak times
Sky Full Fibre 100 100Mb 19Mb
Sky Ultrafast 145Mb 30Mb

Average speeds must be received by at least 50% of a provider's customer base between the peak hours of 8pm to 10pm in the evening, so potential customers can be confident of the speeds they'll receive.

As a full fibre to the home connection, speeds should be more stable as the fibre lines come right into a customer's home, in comparison to older fibre to the cabinet technology where the last mile of cabling is the old copper phone cable which is affected by distance.

We've also listed Sky Ultrafast here to show the faster speeds on offer by upgrading, with prices at the time of writing the same as Full Fibre 100 for new customers.

Minimum speed guarantee

As well as average broadband speeds, Sky broadband customers will also receive a minimum download speed guarantee when they sign up.

This minimum speed is effectively a service level guarantee that if download speeds drop below this minimum for 3 days in a row customers will be free to leave their contract as long as they give the provider 30 days to try and resolve the issue.

Minimum guaranteed download speed
Sky Full Fibre 100 90Mbps
Sky Ultrafast 100Mbps

Minimum guaranteed speeds may vary between properties, so this is just an example, but we can see the difference between Full Fibre 100 and Ultrafast is only 10Mbps, but is still faster.

WiFi speed guarantee

In addition to a minimum guaranteed download speed to the router, Sky also promise customers a minimum speed over wireless throughout their home.

The Wall-to-Wall guarantee comes free with all Sky broadband packages and promises minimum wireless speeds of 3Mbps in every room, and if this isn't achieved customers can claim one month's broadband subscription back as a refund.

For those on full fibre packages like Full Fibre 100 however, 3Mbps over wireless may seem paltry, so it's also possible to upgrade to Sky WiFi Max for an extra £3 per month and have the WiFi guarantee boosted up to 25Mbps.

With this customers get up to three WiFi boosters, as well as a faster router the Sky Max Hub.

Current pricing make this WiFi guarantee one of the cheapest add-ons available, and it also offers one of the fastest speed promises too, making it a good upgrade option for Sky Full Fibre 100.

Router

Sky Full Fibre 100 comes with the Sky Broadband Hub as standard, which offers dual-band wireless up to WiFi 5 protocol.

Those who want a faster router can upgrade to Sky WiFi Max for an extra £3 per month, which includes the newer Sky Max Hub with support up to WiFi 6, as well as upgraded security using WPA3.

Customers with newer devices, including Sky Stream or Sky Glass, will find benefit from upgrading to the Max Hub as they both support the faster WiFi 6 protocol.


How is Sky Full Fibre installed?

Sky Full Fibre is provided over the Openreach FTTP network, which means Openreach engineer will come and install the broadband connection if a customer hasn't had full fibre before.

The installation involves running new cable into a home, installing a fibre modem on the wall, which is then connected to a new router. For this reason, customers will need two mains power points available close to the site they choose for the fibre modem to be located, which will also need to be close to where the fibre cable comes into their home.

Full fibre installation can take around two to three hours depending on how much work is needed to get the cable to your property.

When ordering Sky Full Fibre customers should expect to wait at least two weeks for the installation to be booked in.

Anyone who's already had a full fibre broadband connection through Openreach, and is now looking to switch to Sky broadband should be able to move fairly seamlessly without an engineer appointment needed.


Verdict: Is Sky Full Fibre 100 any good?

Sky is a good choice as a full fibre broadband provider, due to their optional extras including a WiFi 6 router, discounts on Sky TV, digital phone line, and unparalleled customer service record.

As an entry-level package, Full Fibre 100 offers good value for money, currently costing just £27 per month and bringing it in line with other Openreach retailers. However, current special offers mean Sky's faster Ultrafast plan also costs £29 per month for 18 months, making it a worthwhile upgrade to consider.

Sky Full Fibre 100 can also be bundled with Sky TV, where customers pay just £15 per month for the broadband deal, making it a great choice for those who also want home entertainment.

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