All of AOL Broadband’s broadband-only package come with downloads of up to 8Mb and a free wireless router, but you can get broadband and home phone bundles too.
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AOL Broadband (www.AOLBroadband.co.uk) offers download speeds of up to 14Mb if you take a calls package and line rental with your broadband. If you do not want to take AOL Broadband's line rental you will only be offered AOL Broadband's up to 8Mb download speed.
All AOL Broadband broadband packages come with a 10GB download allowance and a free wireless router.
If you pick broadband with an AOL Broadband call package, you'll get unlimited evening and weekend calls to UK landline numbers. That means it's free to call between 7pm and 7am on weekdays and any time on Saturdays or Sundays.
Benefits of AOL Broadband broadband and calls
AOL Broadband isn't the fastest or the most feature-rich broadband option available, but there are still benefits to choosing the provider including:
- Free wireless router with all broadband packages
- 24/7 online customer service
- No connection fee
- Inclusive evening and weekend calls
- AOL Broadband Broadband + Calls + Line Rental - The first month's broadband and line rental is free
- AOL Broadband Broadband + Calls - The first three month's monthly fee is reduced
- AOL Broadband Broadband Only - The first month is free and the next two month's monthly fee is reduced
AOL Broadband awards and accreditations
AOL Broadband was a winner in the Most Improved category of the broadbandchoices Customer Satisfaction Awards 2012.
However, in the 2012 Which? broadband satisfaction survey, AOL Broadband was noted as a broadband provider to avoid, receiving a customer score of just 28%.
AOL Broadband regional pricing
Before signing up to one of AOL Brodband's broadband and home phone packages it should be noted that the provider operates a regional pricing policy. This means that customers living outside of its local loop unbundling (LLU) area have to pay more for their broadband.