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Sky just launched the cheapest broadband deal in the country – here’s what I think

Thursday, August 31st 2017

Thanks to a combination of factors, including failing to singularly attain Champions League and Premier League broadcasting rights – now shared with BT – Sky hasn’t been gaining customers a swiftly as it once did. So said...

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This week’s best broadband deals with cashback

Wednesday, August 30th 2017

Kay, few things to bear in mind before I give you the full list. First, most of these cashback rewards arrive in the form of pre-paid cards you can spend anywhere, not in the form of folded tenners in a gold clip such as that...

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Sky broadband deal of the week: Up to 17Mb, unlimited usage, PAYG calls, £100 cashback

Thursday, August 24th 2017

I’m not going to spend this whole blog comparing this Sky deal with the BT one I talked you through yesterday, but I will say this: The £100 cashback offered here is pretty much identical to the £150 offered by BT. BT, you...

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BT broadband deal of the week: 52Mb Infinity 1 fibre with £150 cashback

Wednesday, August 23rd 2017

It's a good deal, but still, it's not all roses and creme eggs... there are some downsides too. We'll get to those further down, but first let's kick things off with the positives. The upsides 52Mbps may not...

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Myths and megabits: How much broadband do you actually need?

Tuesday, August 22nd 2017

“640k should be enough for everyone”. That’s a quote famously (he says apocryphally – well, you would, wouldn’t you?) attributed to Microsoft founder Bill Gates circa 1981, of the at-the-time uber-powerful personal...

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Broadband deal of the week: £5 off all standalone Sky broadband packages, plus £100 cashback

Friday, August 18th 2017

The way Sky’s putting it is that you’re saving £230 over 12 months when you switch from BT. As per usual, we’re doing wobbly maths to get there. Not to say this isn’t a good deal, just that to save £230 you need to be...

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Broadband deals with the best free gifts available now

Thursday, August 17th 2017

The deals are – in short order – First Utility's two fibre deals at 38Mb or 76Mb which come with a free smarthome camera, Vodafone's two fibre deals, also at 38/76Mb which come with a Sonos wireless speaker, and BT's...

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EE now claiming to offer Britain's cheapest broadband deal, but is it?

Tuesday, August 15th 2017

£18.50 per month, in total, including line rental. That's how much EE wants for its up to 17Mb ADSL broadband service in a deal available for this week only. To put that in perspective, that's 50p per month less than Virgin...

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Ask the expert: Do broadband deals include line rental?

Monday, August 14th 2017

In May of last year (2016), the Advertising Standards Agency (ASA) announced that after looking into the way broadband had been advertised thus far, it had decided that the separation of ‘broadband’ and ‘line rental’...

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Broadband deal of the week: Vodafone offering cheapest fibre broadband in the UK (sort of)

Friday, August 11th 2017

This week's best deal is from Vodafone. This offer went live yesterday and is available up to 9 September. At its core is 38Mb or 76Mb fibre broadband for £25 and £30 per month respectively. Vodafone reckons this deal...

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