That’s probably something that you’d like Sky to warn you about before the direct debit comes out at the start of the month.
It’s this bill increase that Ofcom wants to help consumers avoid by forcing suppliers to reveal that a deal is ending soon.
Sky, which is now owned by US giant Comcast, is adamant it has done nothing wrong. The satellite TV company says it does not consider that its standalone pay-TV services fall within the definition of an electronic communications service and maintains it is not required to comply with the new set of rules.
However, Ofcom has responded by saying it considers that, as a provider of pay-TV services transmitted by means of satellite distribution network, Sky provides an electronic communications service and, as such, is a Regulated Provider and is required to comply.