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Sky is looking to "recreate" Be Broadband on its own fibre network, after taking over the internet service provider earlier this year.

Be Broadband was acquired by Sky as part of the O2 home broadband takeover deal, and the firm's remaining customers are to be migrated across to the Sky's network in the coming year.

But according to Be Broadband, it may still be possible for subscribers to retain their sense of identity following the move.

"Sky is looking to recreate Be on its own network as a premium service, based on their top-notch Fibre Unlimited Pro service," the firm stated.

Be Broadband said the vision includes offering a high level of customer service, building Single Static IP capability into the Sky network and providing the sort of customisation currently enjoyed by Be subscribers.

The company said this is "good news" for the "router-bridgers, arch gamers and IT pros" among its loyal customer base.

"Sky recognises that you value the support provided by our customer service team, and that your broadband is most definitely not a vanilla, one-size-fits-all service," Be Broadband added.

The firm said customers need a flexible service which meets users' own particular requirements, and this is what Sky will be looking to provide.

Be Broadband added that an ADSL version of the new service is also likely to become available, helping to appease those living outside fibre-served areas of the UK.

It said Sky is "busy working behind the scenes" to build a great new broadband service for Be Broadband customers being moved across to its network.

The firm noted that this "may take some months to get up and running", but there is a "bright future ahead" for those who are migrating to Sky.

"We don’t think you’ll be disappointed. And until Sky has options that are right for you, it’s business as usual," Be Broadband added.

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