Cheapest Internet Providers

Connecting to the internet can be an extremely confusing business - there are many different providers, all promising the best prices! We have compiled a list of the best and cheapest broadband deals and internet service providers in the UK so you can easily browse all the options and choose the most appropriate internet connection package for your requirements. Use the links below to find the best value internet connections and cheapest broadband deals available in the UK. Compare internet connection packages below

Cheap Internet and Best Broadband Deals

ISP Broadband Package Speed Downloads Contract Monthly Cost Rating
Sky Broadband Lite
Sky Broadband Lite is perfect for daily internet browsing and emailing and comes FREE when you take Sky TV (from £21.50) with Sky Talk and Sky Line Rental (£14.50).
Upto 14mbps 2GB 12
months
Free 3 star Go to site
Talk Talk Essentials
HALF PRICE for 9 MONTHS. Super fast unlimited internet, evening and weekend calls to UK landlines plus router and connection. *
Upto 14mb Unlimited 12
months
£3.25 Go to site
BT Broadband - Evening & weekend calls
Free unlimited wifi, BT home internet hub, BT Family Protection, broadband with evening & weekend calls and a Sainsburys £25 gift card. Line rental - £10.75. FREE for 6 MONTHS
Upto 16mb 10GB 18
months
£13
(free for 6 months)
4 star Go to site
Orange Broadband & Calls
Unlimited internet, inclusive off peak calls, free connection, line rental - £13.50. FREE £40 M&S voucher
Upto 14mb Unlimited 12
months
£5 4 star Go to site
Sky Broadband Unlimited
Totally unlimited broadband, so you can download all the movies, music and photos you like. Plus Sky Talk with Sky Line Rental that's cheaper than BT. Free for 6 months (£10 / month after). Line rental £14.50 a month.
Upto 14mb Unlimited 12
months
Free (for 6 months) 3 star Go to site
Plusnet Broadband & Calls
Talk evening and weekend calls, no annual contract, unlimited overnight usage, free wireless router.
Upto 16mb 10GB 12
months
£3.24 4 star Go to site

We understand that everyone has different broadband requirements so here is a list of the best internet providers in the UK. Click on the logos down the left for full service details.

Internet Providers Overviews

BT Total Broadband
BT Total Broadband with Evening & Weekend Calls gets you the latest FREE wireless BT Home Hub. This fantastic wireless broadband package is only £7.00 for the first 3 months and £14 thereafter on a 18 month contract. This wireless internet offer is one of the best with BT and comes with upto 20MB download speed, 10GB download limit and free setup. On top of this you get inclusive evening & weekend calls.
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Plusnet
Plusnet: An open and honest broadband provider with over 10 years of Internet experience. Part of the BT group, we have more than 200,000 broadband customers, and focus on the discerning broadband user. PlusNet has recently been voted Best Overall Broadband Provider in the uSwitch Customer Satisfaction Report. Packages start from £6.49. Plusnet packages include: Plusnet Value, Plusnet Unlimited and Plusnet Pro.
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O2 Home broadband
O2 Home broadband packages now come with 3 months absolutely FREE. They offer 3 main packages: The Basics, The All Rounder and The Works from £8.17, £12.25 and £20.42 respectively if you're on O2. Each package offers upto 20mb max speed, but only The All Rounder and The Works have unlimited downloads. Although £8 more expensive, the sole benefit of The Works is the 2.5mb upload speed as against 1.3mb. Don't forget to factor in the extra £7.66 a month for line rental with broadband
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Orange Broadband
provide a simple range of internet access options for fast, reliable internet access. Their 8MB Orange Home Starter broadband deal is only £10 a month and now includes a free wireless router. Their 8Meg unlimited broadband deal is only £20 a month and includes a free wireless router that enables you to talk through your internet connection (free UK landline calls) and play online games, as well as going wireless in your home! The is the cheapest unlimited 8 meg broadband deal with a free wireless router and is available to anyone through a BT line. Orange have also launched broadband with no line rental which is only £25 a month for wireless 8 meg broadband and you don't need to pay BT a penny for line rental! Discounts on all Orange broadband deals are available if you take an 18 or 24 month mobile phone plan. Orange Wednesdays have been extended to Orange broadband customers too!
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Sky
Whether you're an existing Sky TV customer or new to Sky, you can enjoy the Sky Winter Broadband Sale. Right now, you can pick up Skys totally unlimited broadband free for 12 months with no usage caps. That's as well as inclusive evening and weekend calls to UK landlines, plus line rental that's cheaper than BT. Or if you only use the internet a little for daily browsing and online shopping, you can choose Sky Broadband Everyday Lite, which is free for Sky TV customers with Sky Talk Freetime and Sky Line Rental. There are lots of great reasons to join Sky Broadband. Sky TV customers with a Sky+HD box can enjoy a huge library of entertainment on demand with Sky Anytime+. And Ofcom has recently found that Sky Broadband customers enjoy unbeatable overall satisfaction compared to those with BT, Virgin Media and Talk Talk.
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Talk Talk
are currently (as of May 2011) offering two broadband and phone packages. The Essentials package is a 12 month contract with unlimited evening / weekend calls, 40gb of interent downloads at up to 24mb speeds. It's available for £6.50 plus £12.60 line rental per month. The Plus package is also a 12 month contract with unlimited calls to landlines, unlimited downloads at up to 24mb speeds, anti virus software, all for only £7.25 for the first 3 months plus £12.50 per month line rental.
More Info on Talk Talk Broadband Internet

If you are in shared accommodation then you can really cut the price of broadband by getting a wireless broadband router. This basically beams your broadband connection around the house so that all your housemates can use the same broadband internet connection at the same time. You pay for one broadband connection but can all use it! There are no limits on how many people can connect and use the internet so the more of you there are the cheaper it becomes. And, because it is a wireless broadband connection, you do not need to worry about running wires all around the house. Click on the link for full details and wireless broadband modem router deals. Along with home internet offers there are a number of mobile broadband products on the market including Broadband Free Lapatop Deals

Here are some variables to compare before you buy:

  • You can get some great deals on a dial up internet connection so don't buy broadband thinking there aren't other options!
  • There are different broadband speeds from 512kbps (slowest) to 8Mb (fastest) so make sure you are comparing like with like.
  • Some broadband packages have monthly limits on how much bandwidth you can use, others are unlimited broadband deals.
  • You can save a lot of money on broadband deals if you use a wireless broadband router to run multiple computers on the same broadband connection anywhere in the building. So if you want broadband for a shared student house, you can split the bill by using the same broadband connection!


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