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Broadband options
Broadband type
Fixed-line broadband is available either as standard (ADSL) broadband, or fibre optic. Fibre optic broadband is much faster and more reliable, but it isn’t available everywhere and can cost more
Monthly usage allowance
The amount you download determines the broadband package you should get. To keep things simple, we ask if you would like to see packages which are unlimited. These packages are ideal for users who are online for several hours during the day, or use the internet extensively for entertainment - like downloading movies and TV, streaming entertainment, or playing games. They are also good for large households where several people go online at the same time. If that sounds like you, pick ‘Just unlimited’.
Minimum speed
Your broadband speed determines how fast web pages load, files are downloaded, the time streaming video takes to buffer, and more. For a big household, or one where you stream lots of video or play games, a fast speed is recommended
TV options
Phone calls / line options
Contract length
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Fast Broadband (all in pricing)

Line Rental Included
£275.40 Total 1st year cost
£413.10 18 month contract
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Call TalkTalk on
0800 049 7843

Online exclusive Broadband Unlimited

£50 M&S e-voucher
£9.95 Total 1st year cost
£218.75 12 month contract
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Call Sky on
0800 151 2878

Unlimited Broadband

Broadband Unlimited fair usage applies Some broadband providers have a fair usage or traffic management policy applied, which can end up imposing limits on your downloading or throttling your speeds at certain times of the day. Read more in this article.
Unlimited Monthly Usage
£36.99 Total 1st year cost
£252.87 12 month contract
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Call Plusnet on
0808 178 5954

Online exclusive Unlimited Infinity 1 + Weekend Calls

Online exclusive: £125 BT Reward Card - see BT website for further details Offer ends in
1 day
£188.83 Total 1st year cost
£416.71 12 month contract
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Call BT on
0800 783 5390

Broadband Premium + Weekend Calls

Inclusive weekend calls to UK landlines
£42.95 Total 1st year cost
£366.77 18 month contract
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*This is the maximum possible speed. Broadband speed may be lower at peak times and can be affected by a range of technical and environmental factors. The speed you receive where you live may be lower than listed above.

The services listed above are subject to local availablity and may not be available where you live.

What broadband can I get in my area?

With broadband, finding out what you can get by checking your postcode is vital. The packages available can vary wildly depending on where you live. Here’s everything you need to know about finding out what broadband you can get in your area…

Broadband availability explained

Wouldn’t it be lovely if the same broadband packages were available to everyone?

Alas, things aren’t quite so simple. The UK’s broadband infrastructure is such that what’s available differs greatly depending on where in the country you live. So, it’s important to find out what packages you can get in your area when switching broadband. That's why we have a postcode checker - simply put your postcode in the box above (don’t worry, it’s for checking only - we won’t share it with anyone else) and you can see which broadband and TV packages you can get.

Generally, if you live in the countryside or somewhere remote, you won’t get as much choice and you won’t be able to get the broadband speeds you can in towns and cities. This is because it’s less profitable for providers to offer packages in places where there are fewer people, and because the distance to your local telephone exchange is likely to be greater. Data loses speed the further it has to travel, which means slower - in some cases geriatric tortoise-like - broadband.

The latter, at least, is changing though, as fibre optic broadband , which can carry more data and loses less speed over distance, is now available to around two-thirds of homes and businesses in the UK, and will be available to 95% by 2017, which means you’ll be able to get the likes of BT Infinity in most places within the next three years.

Broadband providers’ coverage

The provider with the biggest coverage range is - drum roll please - BT. Not really a shocker considering it used to be the state telecoms company and owns the national phone network.

BT broadband is available to 99% of the UK. Most providers also use the national telephone network to offer broadband. So, if you can get BT broadband where you live, there’s also a good chance you can get broadband from the likes of…

...and many more.

The biggest exception to the rule is Virgin Media , which uses its own cable network to provide broadband and TV. However, its network isn’t as big as the national network - it covers around 50-60% of homes. You’re more likely to be able to get Virgin Media broadband and TV if you live in a town or city, as the network covers most heavily-populated areas.

TV availability explained

Bundling broadband and TV together is a great way to save money if you want both.

The availability of TV packages typically matches that of broadband. BT and TalkTalk TV are both based on YouView. This uses your TV aerial for Freeview, but extra channels, catch-up, on-demand and more use your internet connection, so you can only get BT TV with BT broadband and TalkTalk TV with TalkTalk broadband.

Sky TV is different because it's satellite TV, so you can get it just about anywhere in the country and you don’t need to have Sky broadband – or broadband at all - to get it. However, if you want to be use the likes of catch-up, on demand, and the Sky Store, you’ll need broadband.

You can get Virgin Media TV without Virgin Media broadband, but it’s still only available areas covered by Virgin Media’s cable network, the same as Virgin Media broadband. Use our postcode checker to see if you can get it.

Do broadband speeds differ between areas?

The speeds broadband packages offer differ greatly between different postcodes, and even different homes on the same street.

The download speeds providers list represents what at least 10% of the people with that package get. So, up to 90% might not get those speeds. Broadband speed is influenced by so many things - the distance between your home and your street cabinet, the distance between that and your local telephone exchange, the number of people sharing the connection in your area, and even the quality of the wires in your home can have a big impact. As a result, speeds vary from place to place.

If you want broadband that guarantees fast speeds, fibre optic broadband is the way to go, which is considerably more reliable standard ADSL broadband and will give you speeds much closer to those advertised.

Fortunately, you don’t have to buy broadband completely blind. When you’re signing up with a new provider, it should tell you what sort of download and upload speeds you can realistically expect to get from your package. If it doesn't, ask.

Where do we get our availability data?

We get availability information about standard broadband and fibre optic broadband direct from providers. That data is checked and updated regularly to make sure it’s accurate. How much packages cost can vary between areas too, so we also track prices.

When you enter your postcode we compare it against all data to find deals that are available in your area in about as much time as it takes to blink. We don’t hang about.


  1. How do I switch broadband provider?

    The process of changing your broadband provider is actually pretty straightforward. First, you put your postcode into our impartial comparison tool. We’ll display the broadband, phone and TV deals available where you live, and then you can use our search filters to narrow down the options and find the perfect package for your household. Finally, you sign up with your new provider online. They’ll contact your existing provider and take care of everything else for you (unless you're switching to or from Virgin Media).

    The actual switch should be virtually seamless, and in the vast majority of cases it is. Your new broadband provider will send you all the stuff you need to get set up, like a new wireless router and/or TV set-top box.

  2. Which broadband provider’s the best?
    There’s no straightforward answer to this one, as the broadband provider that’s best for you might not be the right choice for everyone. It depends on your budget, what’s available where you live, and how much you want from your broadband package. For example, if you’re bundling with TV, Sky has the biggest range of channels overall and because it’s delivered by satellite you can get Sky TV just about anywhere. However, Sky is one of the more expensive broadband providers, so it isn’t right for everyone’s budget. When you’re thinking of switching, take the time to weigh up the costs and benefits of all the packages available.
  3. Why can’t I get fibre optic broadband?
    Superfast fibre optic broadband is slowly making its way across the UK as part of a nationwide roll-out part sponsored by the government. Currently, around 80% of the country has access. You can use our postcode checker to see whether fibre optic broadband’s reached your area yet. That's the most likely reason why it's not available to you, but it could also be due to living in a rural area, in an awkwardly-placed property, or just too far away from a street cabinet.
  4. Can I keep my email address if I change provider?
    This depends entirely on who your current provider is. If your email address is from BT, Sky, TalkTalk, Virgin Media, or Plusnet, you'll still have access to your emails at least temporarily - but we'd suggest changing over to a free service like Gmail or Outlook so you don't need to worry about losing all your emails just for switching broadband. See our guide for more info.