Sky launches the ultra-fast 5G mobile internet to customers in 21 towns and cities
Sky Mobile has finally launched 5G with an initial roll-out covering 21 locations across the UK.
Sky piggybacks on O2's system as it doesn't have its own infrastructure, leaving it lagging behind rivals Vodafone and EE, which have 50 and 37 locations respectively.
But by now offering customers the option to access the ultra-fast mobile broadband, it leaves just Three as the only major supplier without 5G tariffs.
Some of the locations now supported by Sky 5G include Derby, Leicester and Stoke, as well as the UK's largest cities.
It is free to join and provides perks to customers. To upgrade to Sky VIP, go to the My Sky app, log in with the unique Sky ID and tap the VIP button. This will automatically upgrade the user to VIP for free. It also adds the 5G add-on to the user's account. Sky says its VIP platform also provides customers with the chance to get access to exclusive screenings and sports events.
Sky says its VIP users will upgrade to 5G for free, but regular customers will have to splash out an extra £5 on a monthly basis for access.
However, customers can upgrade to Sky VIP at no extra cost, avoiding any extra fees.
'We're excited to be launching superfast 5G on the award-winning Sky Mobile network, and even more excited to be offering it free to all Sky VIP customers,' said Sky Mobile's Paul Sweeney.
'Sky Mobile is the ideal choice for anyone who wants a faster ...
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