Your handy guide to Sky Atlantic

Have you always wondered what Sky Atlantic is? Or exactly how it works? Cue our brief guide detailing how to access the channel and the wealth of benefits it can bring to you and your living room.

Sky Atlantic has been dubbed the home of HBO in Ireland, or in other words the best place to obtain access to all your favourite American TV shows. So how do you get your hands on such a fantastic channel?

How can I get Sky Atlantic?

You will need a Sky TV package to access Sky Atlantic, although it doesn’t matter which viewing pack you opt for. You can access it via your Sky remote on channel 108.

How much does it cost?

All Sky TV subscribers receive Sky Atlantic absolutely free!

Do I need to have Sky HD to access Sky Atlantic?

No. While the channel was designed to make the most of HD, Sky Atlantic is available in both standard definition and high definition, so you can watch it in the former if you do not have the equipment to support Sky HD programmes.

Can I get Sky Atlantic with any other providers?

Sky Atlantic is only available in Ireland with Sky and not with any other providers.
Accessing Sky Atlantic is incredibly simple and won’t cost you a cent! But these aren’t the only benefits – so why else should you consider getting hold of this superb channel?

HBO (Home Box Office) is an American premium cable and satellite television network that is home to some of the best shows on TV. From dramas to comedies; from films to gripping series, Sky Atlantic has plenty to offer and caters to all tastes. Whether you want to escape with epic fantasy drama series Game of Thrones or relax with acclaimed period drama Mad Men, do it with Sky Atlantic!

Sky Atlantic is not limited purely to HBO shows – it also grants subscribers access to shows from AMC, SyFy, CBS, NBC, Showtime and other top American channels.

With Sky, you never have to miss your favourite US TV shows again! Catch up on air with Sky Atlantic and fit your programmes around your schedule with Sky On Demand. You can even stream Sky Atlantic live to your iPhone, iPad and Android device using Sky Go.

So whether you’re embarking on a long train journey or the weather traps you inside over your lunch break, get comfortable and enjoy catching up with your favourite TV shows from across the pond.

Sky Atlantic: Key features

  • Instant access to your favourite TV shows from the US including hit series Game of Thrones and Boardwalk Empire
  • Easy to access and free for all Sky subscribers
  • Compatible with any Sky viewing pack

Set sail on Sky Atlantic as you steam across the ocean in seconds to gain instant access to all the top TV shows in the US!