We make finding the right broadband, TV or mobile deal a breeze
There's an overwhelming amount of choice out there when it comes to broadband, TV and mobile deals. Ourtools put almost everything available to you in one place, so whether you're looking for the cheapest, fastest or free-giftiest deal you can get, we'll help you find it in seconds instead of hours.
We compare broadband deals
Every day, the Cable team trawls the UK marketplace to find the most remarkable broadband deals. We guarantee we'll show you not only the best deals available to you where you live, but also the tools you need to narrow down the choices. With Cable, finding the right deal has never been easier.
Types of broadband you'll find on Cable
Standard broadband, also known as non-fibre or ADSL broadband has typical average speeds of 10-11Mbps. It's aimed at small households with limited internet use.refers to anything over 24Mbps and under 300Mbps – good for medium to large households with moderate to high internet usage. Ultrafast fibre broadband is rarer, and refers to anything over 300Mbps – good for very large households, student/shared accommodation and power users.
is offered by larger providers. It almost always means savings if you bundle your broadband deal with a subscription TV package rather than taking the two out separately.
Limited broadband is rare these days but some do still exist. Limited or 'capped' packages limit users to a certain number of gigabytes (GB) of data per month similarly to most mobile phone contracts. They can be either fibre or ADSL. Unlimited broadband is the alternative. Most packages these days are unlimited, and as you might assume you can use as much or as little data as you wish each month.
As far asis concerned, we do allow you to compare it. However, Cable specialises in home broadband so you'll find more pages dedicated to what is, after all, a much bigger market.
Broadband providers on Cable
Cable won't show you every provider. Instead we focus on those that provide a high quality service from the sales and installation process through to the equipment, reliability and customer service.
You can compare deals from the following providers on Cable:, , , , , , , , and .
We compare TV packages and bundles
Lots of companies provide broadband, but only a limited number of them also supply TV, and of those only a few offer anything remarkable. Nevertheless, all that offer a telly box and broadband bundle do so for less than the two services cost separately, so if you're after both, bundles are where you should look.
Types of TV package you'll find on Cable
as their name suggests, offer TV on its own (without broadband). TV-only deals are currently only available from Virgin Media and Sky. Conversely, put the to together. By seeking out a TV and broadband bundle you can save money on both services.
Freeview TV packages offer the most basic, entry-level TV packages and are available from various providers, offering a set-top box of some kind and access to predominantly Freeview (terrestrial) channels.such as those from Sky, Virgin Media and to some extent BT, offer packages with a host of premium entertainment channels such as Sky Atlantic, AMC, FX and Syfy. It's worth knowing the difference before making your choice.
– previously knowns as Sky movies – are available from various providers beyond Sky. Sky still offers the best subscription movie service out there and, happily, you can add it on to TV packages from Sky, Virgin Media, BT, TalkTalk and NOW TV. are also available from the same list of providers.
represent BT's answer to Sky Sports and show Champions League, Premier League football, Ashes Cricket, Rugby and loads more. You can add it on onto packages from BT, TalkTalk, Sky and Virgin Media.
TV providers on Cable
Cable includes every TV provider in its listings apart from Plusnet, which has a TV offering, but will only let you have it once you're up and running with its broadband – its doesn't sell bundles and only sells to existing customers. Other than that, here they all are…
On Cable, you will find TV packages from:, , , , and .
We compare mobile deals
New mobile providers come and go quite frequently, often leaving behind a lot of extremely angry customers. That's why we at Cable will only show you deals from those providers that have proved themselves to have some serious staying power.
Types of mobile deal you'll find on Cable
are for people who already have a handset they're fond of. A new SIM can give it new life. on the other hand come with a handset included.
allow you to only pay for what you use, though they generally work out more expensive when comparing like for like minutes and data. We don't have side-by-side listings of PAYG phone plans, but we do offer a wealth of information in our guides section.
Mobile providers on Cable
You can compare the following mobile providers on Cable:, , , , , , , , and .