The biggest shopping season of the year is in full swing. But before you invest in a new TV package or broadband deal during the Black Friday period, there are a few things you should keep in mind. Luckily, The Independent's technology critic David Phelan has given us the heads up on what to look out for, and what type of deal will suit you best. We've found the most impressive deals so far, from cinema packages to superfast broadband.
A trusty household name in the UK, Sky is best known for its all-encompassing collection of TV channels but it also offers some great deals on broadbrand too. For Black Friday 2017, new customers could sign up with Sky Fibre Unlimited and Box Sets TV for £50 per month, each priced at £25. Additionally, it also cut costs on its Variety bundle to just £25 per month.
Best Black Friday TV deals 2018
- Sky Broadband Unlimited 11MB, £18 a month for 18 months – buy now
- Sky Fibre Unlimited 36MB, £25 a month for 18 months - buy now
- Sky Fibre Max 63MB, £30 a month for 18 months – buy now
- Broadband and TV package: 36MB average internet speed and over 300 TV channels, £40 a month for 18 months – buy now
EE offers a good variety of deals all year round but especially so during Black Friday. Last year, the company offered EE Reward prepaid cards on its broadband deals, ranging from £50 up to £125, depending on the package.
- Unlimited Fibre Broadband 36MB, £26 a month for 18 months – buy now
- Unlimited Fibre Broadband Plus 67MB, £30 a month for 18 months – buy now
- Unlimited Fibre Max 1 Broadband 145MB, £40 a month for 18 months – buy now
The U.S. Government Loves VR. Both NASA and the U.S. military are investing in virtual reality. NASA uses the technology to try to connect engineers with the devices they send into space. Using the Oculus, and motion sensing equipment from the Xbox One gaming console, NASA engineers are developing ways to control a robotic arm with gestures made by the operator here on Earth. The military uses VR to recruit and to train soldiers before they are deployed. The simulated scenarios provide opportunities for teams to work together in immersive, realistic environments to better prepare them for the chaos of combat.
- Unlimited Broadband 11MB, £17 a month for 12 months including line rental – buy now
- Faster Fibre with Speed Boost, £25 a month for 18 months including line rental – buy now
- Super Saver: Unlimited downloads 11MB, £18 a month for 12 months including line rental – buy now
- The Everyday Surfer: Unlimited downloads 36MB, £25 a month for 12 months including line rental – buy now
- The Speed Demon: Unlimited downloads 63MB, £35 a month for 12 months including line rental – buy now
Click here to view our guide to the Best Black Friday Deals
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