Sky Atlantic is a channel making waves in the TV world- it has all the most popular series from across the ocean, such as Big Little Lies, Watchmen and Westworld.
Let's talk about how you can enjoy Sky Atlantic, even if you're not with Sky for your TV package.
Sky Sports or Sky Cinema are accessible with any TV provider depending on the package you choose. There are currently only two ways to get Sky Atlantic: by subscribing to a Sky TV package or by signing up for an Entertainment Pass with Sky's separate streaming service, NOW TV.
What does Sky Atlantic offer?
With the Sky Entertainment package which includes Sky Atlantic, you'll not only get HBO series from America, you'll also get to watch other giant shows such as:
- Criminal Minds
- Grey's Anatomy
- The Blacklist
- Modern Family
- The Walking Dead
- The Daily Show
If you want more than just grit and drama, Sky makes it easy for existing customers to upgrade to Sky Cinema and Sky Sports packages too, giving you access to thousands of top-notch films or exclusive live sports events. You can also add and remove upgrades to your package, like box sets or kids' content, on a flexible 31-day basis.
As a Sky customer, you'll get a Sky Q set-top box and you can watch shows live from your TV or on up to two compatible devices — including laptops, smartphones, tablets and games consoles — once you register for Sky Go.
Sky is a multi-faceted provider now, meaning you can bundle your TV, broadband, landline and mobile phone plan together with one operator, which saves you money and consolidates your monthly bills. No more worrying about what bill goes where every month!
Can I watch Sky Atlantic on Virgin Media, BT TV or TalkTalk TV?
Unfortunately Sky Atlantic isn't available with any of these TV providers. NOWTV or Sky Entertainment are the only avenues towards Sky Atlantic. Read our article on NOWTV to see all the channels you can get with each TV pass. If you are a Netflix or Amazon Prime customer who is looking for a different package, NOWTV might be the perfect solution, and you'll have Sky Atlantic included! You'll be sorted to re-watch The Wire during lockdown.
How can I contact Sky about their TV packages?
You can call Sky on 03337592087. There are often phone queues so be prepared to hold on for a while! They are currently prioritizing frontline workers and healthcare workers during the COVID19 pandemic.
You can also get live chat support on the Sky Store website.
In summary, Sky Atlantic is a pretty exclusive channel which is only available to Sky customers or NOWTV customers. If you really want this channel, it may be worth it for all the great series you will be able to watch. Research these two options and you may find it worth your while to switch. Who knows, maybe Sky is the right provider for you!