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How long does it take to download films on demand

How long on average does it take to download a film on the new on demand system?

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Good Evening Brownies17.   Thank you for your first post...

Good Evening Brownies17.


Thank you for your first post to the community and welcome to the Sky Help Forum.


Here are some typical file sizes for programmes available through On Demand. HD programmes are far larger than those in SD (Standard Definition).

  • Sports (in SD) 50 minutes 450MB

  • Movie  (in SD) 90 minutes 915MB

  • Movie  (in HD) 90 minutes 3,000MB

Downloads through On Demand will contribute towards any usage caps imposed by your broadband provider. For a broadband service with no usage caps, we recommend Sky Broadband Unlimited.


Please click on this link for information and advice on getting the best speed from your On Demand service.


If this resolves your enquiry please mark this as an accepted solution, otherwise please post on the relevant board on the forum where the community or we can assist further.


Kind Regards

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Why is it taking so long to download rented movie