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Sky appoints Pine as MD of Connectivity

Sky has appointed Amber Pine as its Managing Director of Connectivity, expanding her previous role heading up Sky Broadband to include Sky Mobile, under a combined team for the first time. Pine will be responsible for leading the business’ connectivity strategy as it continues to drive innovation as part of Sky’s integrated product portfolio. Pine […]

December 7, 2023

Survey: No phone service among Brits’ biggest fears

Nearly a quarter (24 per cent) of the Brits say they are frightened of having no phone service, one in ten (11 per cent) are terrified of slow WiFi speeds, and one in five (20 per cent) are now more scared of being ghosted on a dating app than the thought of real ghosts. A […]

October 30, 2023

Sky Mobile sponsors Britain’s Got Talent

ITV has announced that Sky Mobile, the UK mobile provider, is the new headline sponsor of Britain’s Got Talent. The iconic show returns for its sixteenth season on April 15th. The sponsorship is a partnership between ITV, Fremantle, Sky Mobile and EssenceMediacom. Sky Mobile’s sponsorship is a 360 package, providing multiple opportunities beyond broadcast with […]

April 14, 2023

Sky Mobile launches connected laptops with data rollover

Sky Mobile is adding laptops to its range of available devices. Connected laptops have their own SIM plan and data allowance, which means there is no need to tether a phone or connect to WiFi hotspots, helping customers stay connected on the go. Sky Mobile says that the launch of laptops continues its commitment to […]

April 11, 2023

Research: Screen time replacing pocket money

Research from Sky Mobile has revealed that traditional pocket money is no longer king, with 4 in 5 parents (84 per cent) now turning to alternative ‘payments’ with extra screentime on devices (18 per cent), sweet treats (13 per cent) and in-game purchases (13 per cent) coming out on top. The study found that half […]

November 15, 2022

Research: 31% Brits use social media for daily dose of positivity

Research from Sky Mobile has revealed nearly one in three Brits turn to social media for a daily positivity boost (31 per cent), with animal videos and memes (23 per cent) and random acts of kindness posts (21 per cent) being the most uplifting content. The study of over 2,000 British adults found that over […]

June 23, 2022

Ofcom: Virgin tops pay-TV complaints; Sky fewest

Ofcom has published the latest league tables reflecting complaints it receives about the UK’s major home phone, broadband, mobile and pay-TV firms. The quarterly report reveals the number of complaints made to Ofcom between October and December last year.Complaints figures overall decreased slightly over this period and remain at all-time low levels. Nearly all providers […]

April 27, 2022

Survey: Brits prefer video calls to phone calls

Research from Sky Mobile has revealed 8 in 10 Brits now prefer messaging and video calls over phone calls and yet nearly one in four said it is these calls that make them the happiest (23 per cent). The study of 2,000 British adults also found 64 per cent of people can’t leave the house […]

April 1, 2022

Sky Mobile launches Ukraine data donations

Sky Mobile has announced its pledge to donate £100,000 to the Disasters Emergency Committee (DEC), who are providing invaluable support to those in need in Ukraine and neighbouring countries. Sky Mobile customers can choose to donate their spare data, which Sky Mobile will then turn into a monetary donation to support the DEC. Customers can […]

March 29, 2022

Sky price hikes will affect 1m subs

Sky has confirmed it will raise broadband and pay-TV prices on some of its packages from April 1st. Landline customers will also see their bills rise from the beginning of May. Sky says the average price increase will be less than 5 per cent, and the company will be contacting all affected customers to notify […]

February 17, 2022