Top 6 UK Broadband Provider Deals
Are you looking for the best UK broadband deals in May 2021?
Let us help you find the best UK Broadband deals in May 2021. Our aim is to supply you with a clear run down of the latest home broadband deals and offers available this week.
Use the Broadband Speed Test to see your current connection speed and then check out this quick reference guide to help you determine what broadband speed you need. Looking for options to get broadband without a phone line? Check out this article.
Overview of Ofcom Comparing Service Quality report
Before reviewing the broadband deals below, we thought it would be useful to provide this extract from the latest Ofcom ‘Comparing Service Quality’ report (published August 2020) to help you make an informed decision and ‘switch in confidence’.
1. Sky Broadband
Sky offer three simple tiers of broadband Speed (11Mb, 59Mb and Ultrafast 145Mb) making it easy for you to choose the right package for you.
You can choose a broadband only package or choose to bolt on a SKY TV package.
A phone line is required but if you already have one, they will take over the existing line which saves an engineer visit.
Sky May 2021 Broadband Offers: Ultrafast 145Mb broadband has been reduced to just £35 .
2. Vodafone Broadband
Vodafone Broadband Service and Lighting Fast Speeds options are an absolute no-brainer.
Rarely are you in the position where the price is low and the service is from a reputable trusted supplier.
Everything is include in the price. No additional fees.
Winners of uSwitch Best Broadband Provider (2019) and Best Value Broadband Provider (2019). Also winners of Broadband Genie’s Fastest Upload Speed Provider in the same year.
Vodafone Pro broadband offers free automatic 4G backup in case your internet goes down and Reliable WiFi in every room or you can leave your contract for free – guaranteed.
Vodafone May 2021 Broadband Offer(s): 63Mb broadband price reduced to the same price as 35Mb and £75 Amazon Gift voucher on Broadband Pro packages.
If you’ve been considered switching to Vodafone – now is the time!
3. BT Broadband
BT Broadband comes with their “Stay Fast Guarantee”. This means that if you do not get the promised speed 30 days after a fault is reported, you will receive a £20 refund (up to four times a year).
BT offer 3 tiers of TV and Broadband packages that are available to most UK households and include over 1000 premium channels, Sky Atlantic, Sky one and more than 300 Box Sets on demand from NOW TV. You can upgrade the TV package to include additional channels such as Sky Cinema, all Sky Sports and BT Sports channels.
BT Full fibre broadband (up to 900Mb) is still being rolled out and has limited availability.
BT May 2021 Broadband Offer(s): Discounts across most broadband packages this week and up to a whopping £120 BT Reward Card on some packages.
4. Virgin Media Broadband
Virgin Media is one of the UK’s fastest broadband but is only available to approximately 53% of UK homes.
Broadband packages range from 54Mb – 1Gb and you can add a TV package to your broadband.
Virgin Media broadband is delivered through their network of fibre optic cables therefore you do not need a BT/Openreach phone line.
Standard contract lengths are 18 Months but they also offer 30 day rolling contracts which work out more expensive. Their broadband packages work out cheaper if you include a phone line. There is a £35 setup fee on all Virgin Media products.
Virgin Media boasts a 99.89% network uptime as of October 2020. You can cancel your contract without paying an early disconnection fee if your download speed falls below the minimum speed guaranteed for three consecutive days and Virgin Media are unable to fix the problem within 30 days.
Virgin Media May 2021 Offer: Broadband prices reduced this week.
5. Plusnet Broadband
Plusnet guarantee to keep the price of your broadband package the same for the full duration of the contract.
They offer flexible 1, 12 and 18 months contracts.
The rest of their packages include industry standard features such as unlimited usage, Free security package with online parental control which allow you to block certain categories of websites. Their customer support is UK based.
Plusnet May 2021 Broadband Offer(s): Up to £70 Reward card on all online broadband orders.
+ £70 Plusnet Reward Card
+ £65 Plusnet Reward Card
6. EE Broadband
EE broadband is supplied through the BT Openreach network as with all other suppliers on this page.
EE has a strong customer service record and their broadband service was the best performer in speed and reliability in the August 2020 Ofcom customer survey.
All EE Broadband packages include unlimited monthly usage and free Norton security 12 month subscription for up to ten devices. Average contract lengths for EE Broadband packages is 18 months.
EE also offer broadband and TV packages which include Free Apple TV 4K and BT Sport as standard.
May 2021 Offer: No Setup charges on Fibre broadband packages and £50 credit if you are charged for leaving your existing broadband supplier early.
Wildcard/Bonus No 7. John Lewis Broadband
All John Lewis Broadband packages include free evening and weekend calls, no activation charges and 24/7 UK customer support.
You’ll need a phone line installed at the property. If you don’t have a phone line, they will be a new line installation fee.
John Lewis are renowned for their Exceptional Customer Service. They offer three simple tiers of broadband packages all on 12 month contract.
There are no set-up fees and no delivery charges to get the broadband router out to your home.
As with the majority of other competitors, they also offer a free PC security suite to protect you devices from viruses and malicious software.
John Lewis May 2021 Offer: All broadband packages will be reduced and up to £75 John Lewis e-gift card.
+ £40 John Lewis Gift Card
+ £50 John Lewis Gift Card
+ £75 John Lewis Gift Card
Compare the rest of the Market
Compare these broadband deals against other service providers which include:
- Direct Save broadband deals
- iTalk broadband deals
- NOW Broadband deals
- Onestream broadband deals
- Origin broadband deals
- Post Office broadband deals
- Shell Energy Broadband deals
- SSE broadband deals
- TalkTalk broadband deals
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