SKY lowers Fiber prices, boosts speeds

Published March 21, 2021, 5:00 AM

by James A. Loyola

With competition heating up the fixed broadband market, Sky Cable Corporation has launched a price war by increasing speed and lowering prices od its SKU Fiber plans.

“Subscribers will continue to have broadband plans from SKY that are affordable but in addition get faster speeds that will entirely meet their needs,” SKY Consumer Products Group Head Claudia Suarez said in an online media briefing.

She added that, “SKY Fiber’s internet plans were designed to assist Filipino households to cope with their combined demand for remote work, e-learning, online entrepreneurship, or content streaming.”

“New and existing SKY Fiber subscribers can quickly enhance their productivity and lifestyle in the new normal when they maximize SKY Fiber’s leveled-up fiber-fast home internet subscription plans that are even more affordably priced than before,” Suarez said.

With the recent upgrade, existing SKY Fiber subscribers nationwide also experience an automatic upgrade without having to go through an application process. They just simply have to do a 3-minute hard modem reset to enjoy their leveled-up internet speed.

“The challenges of 2020 have compelled us to level-up our product offerings this year. We hope that we can ease the burden of Filipinos by presenting multiple solutions in our best-value bundle plans,” SKY’s head for Consumer Broadband Products Alan Supnet said.  

The leveled-up SKY Fiber Super Speed plans are now available in Metro Manila, Bulacan, Rizal, Cavite, Laguna, Batangas, Cebu, Dumaguete, Bacolod, Iloilo, and Davao. While Baguio, Gensan, and Zamboanga can experience speeds of up to 80Mbps. 

A P999 monthly fee can now get subscribers up to 20Mbps, a bump up from speeds of 5Mbps or 10Mbps in previous years. To date, this is considered the most affordable postpaid plan in the country.

This upgrade can also be observed in the other SKY Fiber unlimited broadband plan options, most notably in its highest speed plan, which was previously only 150Mbps but has now been boosted to 200Mbps for the same price of P3,499 a month.

For value-conscious consumers looking for a plan that is somewhere in between the basic and highest plan, SKY offers plan 40Mbps which is priced at P1,499 a month, or plan 80Mbps which costs P1,999 a month.

SKY Fiber is also offering unlimited broadband plus HD Cable bundle speed plans of up to 120Mbps at best-value while having access to over 60 cable channels.

To make the SKY Fiber Super Speed bundle plans an even more economical purchase, they all come with SKY EVO, the newest digibox innovation that offers access to over 190 SKYcable channels, 5,000 downloadable apps, and pre-installed content streaming apps such as iWantTFC, HBO GO, YouTube, Prime Video, and Spotify.