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Plusnet

SponsoredPlusnet Unlimited Fibre Extra & Phone Line

  • wifi
  • 66Mb
    average speed*
    unlimited
    downloads
    18 month
    contract
    £24.99 p/mno setup costPrice details
    Price Details
    Buy now
    More info
    • Broadband Provider of the Year
    • Uswitch exclusive
    • £75 Reward card
    Virgin Media

    Virgin Media M100 Ultrafast Fibre Broadband & Phone

  • wifi
  • phone
  • 108Mb
    average speed*
    unlimited
    downloads
    18 month
    contract
    £26.00 p/mno setup costPrice details
    Price Details
    Buy now
    More info
    • Uswitch exclusive
    • QuickStart Self-Install Available
    BT

    BT Fibre 2 Broadband

  • wifi
  • 67Mb
    average speed*
    unlimited
    downloads
    24 month
    contract
    £29.99 p/mno setup costPrice details
    Price Details
    Buy now
    or call 0800 328 1587
    More info
    • £110 Reward card

    Call now on 0800 328 1587

    63Mb

    average*
    speed

    £24.00

    per month
    £5.00 setup cost

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    Plusnet

    Plusnet Unlimited Fibre Extra & Phone Line

  • wifi
  • 66Mb
    average speed*
    unlimited
    downloads
    18 month
    contract
    £24.99 p/mno setup costPrice details
    Price Details
    Buy now
    More info
    • Broadband Provider of the Year
    • Uswitch exclusive
    • £75 Reward card
    Vodafone

    Vodafone Superfast 2 Broadband and Phone Line

  • wifi
  • 63Mb
    average speed*
    unlimited
    downloads
    24 month
    contract
    £22.95 p/mno setup costPrice details
    Price Details
    Buy now
    More info
    TalkTalk

    TalkTalk Unlimited Fibre 65 and Phone Line

  • wifi
  • 67Mb
    average speed*
    unlimited
    downloads
    18 month
    contract
    £24.00 p/mno setup costPrice details
    Price Details
    Buy now
    or call 0808 302 8782
    More info
    • Uswitch exclusive
    • £65 Voucher

    Call now on 0808 302 8782

    Sky

    Sky Superfast Broadband

  • wifi
  • 59Mb
    average speed*
    unlimited
    downloads
    18 month
    contract
    £26.00 p/m£9.95 setup costPrice details
    Price Details
    Buy now
    or call 0800 759 1467
    More info

    Call now on 0800 759 1467

    Plusnet

    Plusnet Unlimited Broadband & Phone Line

  • wifi
  • 10Mb
    average speed*
    unlimited
    downloads
    18 month
    contract
    £18.99 p/mno setup costPrice details
    Price Details
    Buy now
    More info
    • Broadband Provider of the Year
    • £60 Reward card
    Virgin Media

    Virgin Media M350 Ultrafast Fibre Broadband & Phone

  • wifi
  • phone
  • 362Mb
    average speed*
    unlimited
    downloads
    18 month
    contract
    £36.00 p/mno setup costPrice details
    Price Details
    Buy now
    More info
    • Uswitch exclusive
    Virgin Media

    Virgin Media M200 Ultrafast Fibre Broadband & Phone

  • wifi
  • phone
  • 213Mb
    average speed*
    unlimited
    downloads
    18 month
    contract
    £31.00 p/mno setup costPrice details
    Price Details
    Buy now
    More info
    • Uswitch exclusive
    Three

    Three: 5G Hub

  • wifi
  • 100Mb
    average speed*
    unlimited
    downloads
    12 month
    contract
    £29.00 p/mno setup costPrice details
    Price Details
    Buy now
    More info
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    *The "average" speed displayed in Mb represents the speed available to 50% of customers with this product during peak time (between 8pm and 10pm). The actual speed you will get depends on your cabling, your area and (with non-fibre optic products) time of day and how far you are from the telephone exchange. Most providers will tell you the likely speed you will receive when you begin your online sign up — this may differ from the average speed displayed on our table.

    The deals available at your postcode are subject to local availability. The provider will confirm availability for your line.

    We aim to take the strain out of broadband comparison. Good broadband deals aren't just about the price, it's also about what's included in the product, the speeds offered and any extra incentives providers are offering. To balance all of these, we have developed a ranking formula that takes into account deals that are proving to be popular with our customers, that are competitive in the market and have a smooth buying process.

    If you prefer, you can sort deals by monthly cost, speed or contract length. You can also choose to show costs as monthly or full contract, which lets you see the total spend over the contract period, including any setup costs.

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    Broadband package deals explained

    How to find the right broadband package deal

    Choosing a broadband package deal for the first time or switching to another provider is easier than you might think. With so much competition in the market, and huge investments in improving technology, there are more options available now than ever. And while all this choice might seem a little confusing at first, it also means that the right broadband package deal for you is certainly out there.

    In our comparison tables, you can clearly see the details of each broadband package, the monthly price, length of contract, as well as any additional features or benefits.

    We also include a “price details” button so you can see a breakdown of the costs associated with each broadband package — such as line rental, setup cost and regular price — to help you make an informed decision.

    Make sure to take note of the contract length, as well as the out-of-contract prices your provider will charge once your fixed-term period ends, so you know the right time to switch to your next package.

    If the end of your contract is approaching but you'd like to spend a bit more time researching the best deal to switch to, you can also sign up for regular email updates from us to get expert insight and advice, plus a view of the latest money-saving deals on our site.

    Compare broadband packages

    To find the best broadband package for you, you can filter all of our deals according to popularity, speed, download allowance, bundle availability, broadband provider, contract length or price.

    It's also important to bear in mind the following factors when comparing broadband packages and looking for the best internet providers for you:

    • Broadband availability: Very few areas of the UK have access to every broadband package on the market. Enter your postcode into our broadband postcode checker to find out what's available in your area.
    • Availability to your home: We recently launched a much more accurate broadband checker that gives you the speeds you can get at your home, not just your local area. Try our Broadband Network Checker for bespoke results.
    • Broadband and TV deals: Broadband and TV deals are a popular way for customers to save money on both services, but it's only worth it if you actually make use of the channels it gives you access to.
    • Type of connection: The UK has ADSL, fibre-optic, cable and mobile broadband, each of which has its own pros and cons. You can find out more information below.

    ADSL broadband and ADSL2 broadband packages

    Most home broadband packages require an active copper-based BT landline in order to operate. A connection that relies entirely on this type of broadband is called ADSL, which stands for 'asymmetric digital subscriber line'.

    ADSL uses Openreach's copper phone lines all the way from from your provider's broadband exchange to your home. If you have an active Openreach line, you can either choose broadband packages that offer standard ADSL, offered by the majority of internet providers in the UK, or ADSL2, which is slightly faster but less widely available.

    ADSL is the oldest broadband technology that's still in regular use today, therefore it's also the slowest and, in most cases, the cheapest broadband connection type in regular use.

    Fibre-optic broadband packages

    Fibre broadband has recently overtaken ADSL as the most widely-used broadband connection in the UK. This is a faster type of broadband due to the use of fibre-optic cables, which use pulses of light rather than electrical signals to transmit data either partially or entirely to your home.

    There are two main types of fibre broadband:

    • Fibre-to-the-cabinet (FTTC): The cheaper but more widely-available type of fibre broadband, this uses fibre-optic cables from your provider's exchange to your local street cabinet, and then the same copper phone lines as ADSL from there to your home.
    • Full fibre: Also known as 'fibre-to-the-premises (FTTP)', this is currently the fastest type of broadband you can get, with fibre-optic cables connecting directly to your home.

    Cable broadband packages

    Cable broadband is a different type of fibre connection serviced by Virgin Media. It uses the same fibre-optic cables as other providers from the exchange to the local street cabinet, but instead of BT telephone lines for the final part of the journey, it connects its own coaxial cables from the cabinet to your home.

    Virgin's cable broadband is much faster than ADSL or FTTC broadband, providing UK subscribers with speeds of up to 600Mbps (depending upon your area) and in some areas, even 1Gbps. However for the most part, it's not as fast as full fibre broadband, which uses fibre entirely from the exchange to your house.

    Its network currently reaches about 52% of UK homes. Learn more about cable broadband on our Virgin Media broadband deals page.

    Mobile broadband packages

    One thing traditional broadband providers can't do is give you internet on the go.

    Mobile broadband runs on 4G and 5G mobile phone networks and therefore doesn't require a landline or broadband cable to connect to the internet. It's perhaps best suited to people who don't have access to fibre broadband in their homes or those who need to get online while they're on the move, including abroad.

    5G is a newer mobile broadband technology and offers much, much faster connection speeds than 4G; however, a 4G connection is much more widely available.

    Compare mobile broadband deals here.

    What broadband package is best for me?

    There are several factors to take into account when choosing a provider. Key questions include the speed, the monthly cost, any one-off setup fees and the length of contract you'll have to sign up for. Finding the best broadband package means understanding what you want to use it for, how much you want to pay and what extras are on offer.

    How do I know what broadband speed I need?

    The two main factors to consider when determining the right speed are the number of users and the expected usage. Here are a few rough guidelines:

    • Below 30Mbps: 1 or 2 users, mainly web browsing
    • 30-60Mbps: 3+ users, infrequent streaming and gaming
    • 60-100Mbps: 5+ users, frequent HD streaming, multiple connections
    • 100Mbps+: 8+ users, multiple simultaneous streaming, large downloads

    What's the difference between ADSL and cable broadband?

    ADSL broadband delivers data services using the same copper cabling that connects your phone, and requires an active landline. Cable broadband uses dedicated fibre-optic cables to provide services. This makes it much faster than ADSL, with speeds of up to 512Mbps on offer, although its availability is more restricted.