Our experts have chosen Virgin Media M100 fibre as the best deal for August 2022. With average download speeds of 108Mbps for just £25 per month, it offers excellent speed and value for money. Here's the full breakdown of the deal:
|Package||Virgin Media M100 fibre|
|Price||£25 per month (usual price £44)|
|Special offer||£50 bill credit (applied to first bill)|
|Upfront cost||£0 setup (usually £35)|
|Total contract cost||£400 (over 18 months)|
|Effective monthly cost||£22.22 per month|
|Home phone||No phone line|
|Contract length||18 months|
NOW Broadband often offers its excellent Super Fibre package for the same price as its lower speed Fab Fibre, but for a limited period they're both reduced to only £20 per month, with just a £5 one-off cost. With average speeds of 63Mb, that makes this one of the very best value packages on the market at the moment.
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We know it can be difficult choosing the right deal or broadband provider. Our broadband comparison help section contains useful information and advice for making your next broadband purchase easy and stress-free.
There are several things to think about when looking for a broadband deal that suits your household:
Monthly cost – Often an important factor when choosing a broadband deal. If you’re currently in a contract, your provider may hike the monthly cost up once the fixed-term ends. For this reason, Ofcom has made it compulsory for providers to remind you when your contract is ending, so you’ll have time to find a better deal. There’s almost always a better price available if you shop around.
Broadband speed – The faster download speeds associated with fibre broadband allow for better quality streaming, but are slightly more expensive. Choosing a speed that’s fast enough, but isn’t faster than you need, is the best way of making sure you don’t pay over the odds. A cheap deal is a false economy if it doesn’t provide the speed your household needs. Not sure what speed will be enough?
Contract length – Although a few providers offer monthly rolling ‘cancel anytime’ contracts, most deals are offered as 12, 18, or 24 month contracts. If you’re happy to sign up for a longer period, you’ll often enjoy a lower monthly price.
Upfront and extra costs – Keep in mind some providers add other costs, and these can offset any savings you make with a lower monthly price. These typically cover things like delivery of a router, installation charges, or activation fees. If you don’t want to pay any extra costs (upfront or otherwise), you should have a look at our comparison of broadband with no upfront fees.
Bundle deals – Many broadband packages include additional services like landline phone call plans, TV subscriptions, and even mobile phone contracts. A broadband and phone deal, or a broadband and TV bundle deal, can save you cash along with offering the convenience of dealing with one provider.
Incentives – To sweeten deals, many providers offer rewards and incentives like cashback, bill credits, shopping vouchers or other free gifts. While they can make a package seem more enticing, they shouldn’t always form the basis of your decision when choosing which option you want. They’re usually limited-time offers – so you may feel pressured to buy before you’re ready. On the other hand, they can be represent great value and be well worth grabbing while you can! If you do go down that route, see our guide on how to claim your rewards.
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Most providers operate on the same network except for the Virgin Media and some independent providers. If providers are on the same network, the broadband speeds offered will be roughly the same give or take a few Mbps. To try and differentiate themselves, providers will offer improved customer service, incentives, upgrades or more reliable WiFi.
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The best broadband deal in the UK at the moment is Virgin Media M100 fibre broadband for £24 per month with zero setup costs and a £50 bill credit. For more deals, see our comparison.
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