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Last update: March 27, 2024
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Netflix joined with Sky when no one was expecting it. Now Netflix subscribers can watch content along with TV cable packages.

What is Netflix?

Netflix is a company that dates its beginnings since 1997, the next year it launched its activity and has gradually spread its audiovisual content worldwide. Today Netflix is one of the largest VOD platforms in the world, and its content defines the new way of living experiences through the screens.

The Netflix platform is nothing more than a subscription-based streaming service that allows you to watch series and movie marathons. Wherever you are in the world, you will get access to this platform. You can also download movies and series and get access to it any time without internet connection. Sky and Netflix joined alliances and launched their activities on 1st November 2018.

How much does Netflix cost?

Netflix has a cost of £6 extra per month by getting it with Ultimate TV Add On Sky package. The package combines Sky TV + Netflix costs £29/month and requires an installation for a fee of £20 on an 18 months deal.

Netflix subscriptions

Netflix has 3 types of subscriptions: Basic, Standard and Premium.


This basic plan costs £5.99 per month. It has limited functions and standard definition. You can only watch Netflix on one screen.


It is £9.99 priced and allows you to watch on 2 screens simultaneously.


The premium plan costs £13.99 monthly and you can watch up to 4 screens at the same time, with the possibility of reproducing videos in 4K Ultra HD.


How can you watch Netflix with Sky?

Watch Netflix with Sky Q service or through new subscription packages:

  • You can watch Netflix content by purchasing the Sky Ultimate TV or Ultimate TV Add package. This package includes Netflix Basic that provides series, movies unlimited downloads.
  • You can also watch Netflix Standard per £6 extra from wherever place at any time through the Sky HD package.
  • The third option is updating the Sky Ultra HD package that provides you Netflix Premium watching Ultra HD for only £10 extra.
  • You can also get access to Netflix from Sky Q box, you will need a registered Netflix account. However, you can subscribe to the Ultimate TV Add On package and you will get full access to Netflix.

If you pay Netflix through the Sky package you will get an overall experience of both Sky Q and Netflix.

Does Sky include Netflix?

Sky Netflix deals contain some attractive packages with different benefits available for you. Sky Signature and Ultimate TV Add On pack costs £27/month getting this package you will have access to Netflix, over 100 premium channels and more than 500 box sets on demand.

Sky Ultimate TV includes Netflix Basic and you might add an HD package of £6/month to update Netflix Standard and get HD premium channels. Counting with the HD package you can add Ultra HD for £6 monthly and Netflix Premium Ultra HD will be available.

With Sky TV and Netflix package for £27/month, you will have all types of programming enjoying any time from sports to movies and news. It is a good option to enjoy over 300 different channels.

On one side, the Sky Q Entertainment and 1TB box package offer you a Netflix Standard membership with 2 HD screens streaming simultaneously. On the other side, the Sky Q Experience with 2TB package provides 4 Ultra HD screens streaming at the same time giving a Netflix Premium membership with availability of four accounts at the same time.

How can I activate Netflix on Sky?

Activate Netflix on Sky is easy; you only need to install Sky Q and later introduce the data corresponding to an existing Netflix account or create a new one. The platform will ask for your email and password. You immediately will receive an email of account activation.

Upside, if you already have a subscription on Sky Ultimate TV Add On, Netflix content will appear in the Home screen of Sky Q. When you click on Home and open the Sky Q box, automatically you will get a closer display of Netflix programs. In this manner, you won’t need to activate an account.

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