Can I get BT Infinity in my area?
BT Infinity is fast and has a carefully sculpted public image to get across both its speed and usefulness. But not everyone can receive it. BT's ongoing rollout still leaves parts of the country with nothing but slower, old-fashioned, copper infrastructure.
Here's everything you need to know whether you can receive it, and if BT Infinity fibre broadband isn’t currently available in your area, some alternative options you may wish to consider.
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The best way to find out if you’re one of these households is to pop your postcode into our availability checker below or visit BT's official Infinity checker.
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What you get with BT Infinity
So you’ve discovered that you can get BT Infinity, here’s what you can look forward to from one of the country’s fastest broadband connections.
If you’re aiming for BT Infinity chances are you’re after some speed. BT has two widely available speeds for you to choose from, each coming with varying types of landline and TV packages to suit different needs.
Speeds range up to 76Mbps
BT Infinity 1 offers download speeds of up to 38Mbps download speed and you can opt for data caps of 20GB or you could go for the more expensive option of unlimited data usage. BT Infinity 2 comes with up to 76Mbps download speed and an unlimited usage limit.
Unless you're really lucky...
It is possible that you could access BT's Infinity 3 or Infinity 4 services, with speeds of up to 300Mbps, but these are available to only a tiny proportion of the UK population.
The BT infinity packages all come with BT’s Home Hub 5, it’s most up-to-date router, which offers a wireless signal for all your devices around the house. Sports fans will be delighted to hear that Infinity customers will also be given access to BT Sports via its app and online player.
BT 4G Mobile SIM-only plans
BT broadband customers can get their hands on a 4G mobile SIM at a discounted price. Each SIM plan comes with a set amount of minutes, data and unlimited texts. You can purchase up to 10 SIM plans per household, but only five will be available at a discounted price. Prices start from £5 per month.
Widespread public wi-fi is useful extra
BT also offers access to the UK’s largest public wi-fi network, BT SmartTalk, BT Parental Controls and a set amount of storage space on the BT Cloud. If you want to know more, you can get a complete overview of BT Infinity in our Is BT Infinity any good? guide.
What to do if you can't get BT Infinity
If you live in an area that isn’t connected to BT’s fibre optic network, you won’t be able to sign up to BT Infinity. However, you may be able to access the Virgin Media fibre optic network, and you can check that by using our Virgin Media availability checker.
If Infinity is not available to you yet, chances are you’ll want to know when it’s coming. Luckily we can help in that department as well. If you’d like us to contact you when BT Infinity is available in your area you can use our free availability alert tool.
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