Best broadband deals
By Jon Barrow
Best broadband deals
There are so many different broadband deals out there that finding the cheapest one can be daunting. So we've done the hard work for you.
No one likes paying more than they need to. So to save you money we've trawled through all the available broadband packages around to find the best cheap broadband deals on offer.
The three broadband deals highlighted below are the cheapest available if you want the most common type of package – that is a standard speed one (up to 17Mbps) in which you also pay line rental to the same provider. If you're after something a bit faster, head to our guide to the best superfast broadband deals.
These deals may be cheap but that doesn't necessarily mean they're the best. Read our in-depth broadband provider reviews before signing up for any deal. These contain everything you need to know, from our latest satisfaction survey ratings to lab reviews of the equipment they supply.
All package and price information correct as of 08 January 2018.
Cheap broadband deals
Option 1 - Post Office - Unlimited Broadband (18-month contract)
- Total cost over 18 months: £342 (effectively £19 per month)
There's no activation fee to pay with this deal from the Post Office which serves up unlimited usage and speeds of up to 17Mbps. You'll be paying £19 a month if you opt for the 18-month option, which comes with unlimited calls to UK landlines from 6pm on Fridays until 6am on Mondays.
Post Office broadband review – see how the Post Office did in our latest customer satisfaction survey
Option 2 - TalkTalk - Fast Broadband (24-month contract)
- Total cost over 24 months: £478.80 (effectively £19.95 per month)
Another deal with no activation fee, this is TalkTalk’s cheapest broadband deal bundled with line rental. You'll have to commit to a 24 month contract which costs £19.95 per month. TalkTalk quotes top speeds of around 17Mbps and offers unlimited usage, online security features and inclusive call privacy features.
TalkTalk broadband review – see how TalkTalk did in our latest customer satisfaction survey
Option 3 - Plusnet - Unlimited Broadband (12-month contract)
- Total cost over 12 months: £239.88 (effectively £19.99 per month)
Plusnet has a good option for people looking for a shorter contract and, like the offerings from Post Office and TalkTalk, there’s no upfront payment. Across the 12-month contract you'll be paying just under £20 a month, and this deal offers speeds up to 17Mbps. All of Plusnet’s packages come with online parental controls and UK-based customer service.
Plusnet broadband review – see how Plusnet did in our latest customer satisfaction survey
Get a better broadband deal without switching
You don't have to switch provider to save money. Our latest Which? investigation found that it's easy to save money by simply phoning your current provider and asking for a better deal.
Simply follow our expert haggling tips and ask your provider to match the prices set out above.