With so many broadband deals in circulation, it can be difficult to find the right one. Are you looking for the fastest fiber plan? Or do you drop your costs with the cheapest ADSL? Or should you even be tempted by the many incentives offered?
No matter what you need from your internet, we made the search a little easier by limiting the competition to the five most worth considering. And with options from Virgin, BT, Vodafone, Plusnet and Swiss Post, you only have to deal with the big names.
For comparison, we have listed these five top tips below. Or, if we guess what you're looking for (sorry), check out our guide to the best broadband deals to see it all in one place.
. 1 The cheapest broadband offer at
Post Office Unlimited Broadband | 12 months | Average speed 11Mb | Line rental incl. | FREE activation £ 15.90pm
Well, this is definitely not the broadband offering if you have speed issues but make a good choice if you are more concerned about the price. It is very attractive to get your internet bill monthly and see a value of less than £ 16. Unlike some of the offers below, you only have a 12-month contract.
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2. Free upgrade for superfast speeds in the affordable
Vodafone Superfast 2 Broadband | 18 months | Average speed 63Mb | Line rental incl. | FREE activation £ 23pm (or £ 21 for existing Vodafone customers)
It's an easy offer – get the fastest Vodafone fiber package for the same price as the regular Superfast 1 option. That means speeds of an average of 63 MB (ideal for 4K streamers and even for most households) at a cost of just £ 23 a month – the best price for speeds of this caliber.
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3. Britain's cheapest fiber broadband offering
Plusnet Unlimited Fiber Broadband | 18 months | 36Mb average speed | FREE in advance £ 22.99 per month + £ 70 cashback
£ 21.99 per month for fiber broadband are impressive in themselves. But when you consider that Plusnet will automatically return you £ 70 in cashback, it will be phenomenal! It's slower than the Vodafone offer above, but with a £ 4 extra charge per month, you can reach 66 MB and still get £ 70 cashback.
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4. Go Full Speed and Watch TV with Virgin
Virgin Big Bundle 12 Months | Average speed 213Mb | Line rental incl. | £ 35 activation |
£ 43 £ 33 a month
If you can get Virgin where you live (and it's a big if) then it's hard to find out about this brilliant broadband Look away from the deal. For just £ 33 a month you get … a deep breath … 213 + Mb broadband cable, Mixit TV bundle with over 110 channels, apps for iPlayer, Netflix and YouTube, a Virgin TV TiVO box for recording and interrupting from live TV, including weekend calls to UK landlines and Virgin Mobiles. To the offer
5. Faster speeds for less with BT
BT Superfast Fiber | 24 months | Avg. Speed 50Mb | Weekend calls | Delivery € 9.99 | £ 28.99pm + £ 80 Reward Card
BT is the most popular broadband provider on the market and this must be the best value for money plan. The standard fiber package offers an average speed of 50MB, free weekend calls and not a cent to activate it. Oh, and did we mention the delicious prepaid Mastercard? To the offer