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Broadband speeds required for 4K TV, HD and live-streaming, VoIP, Skype and Facetime

We went and found out exactly what speed broadband connection you're going to need for a wide variety of popular online tasks, from watching 4K TV and movies to live-streaming your gameplay.

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Broadband with bad credit: How to get a good deal regardless of your credit history

Most people assume credit checks are just for mortgages, loans and credit cards. But they’re not. Most broadband companies also perform a credit check unless you find a way to avoid these checks altogether. We can show you how.

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Can I get BT Sport?

BT Sport can be watched if you have BT TV – which you'll need BT broadband to get. However, there are a number of other ways to watch without going 'full BT' – allow us to elaborate.

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Can I get BT TV?

To get BT TV you have to also have BT broadband – there is no way around this. You can find out whether you can get BT broadband or BT Infinity in your area using the availability checker in our guide. If you can get BT broadband, then you can get BT TV.

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Should I get 52Mb or 76Mb BT Infinity broadband?

BT's fibre broadband essentially offers two options – Infinity 1, clocking in at max speeds of 52Mbps, and the faster Infinity 2, boasting top speeds of 76Mbps. But which of the two packages will be best for you?

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Can I get BT Infinity fibre broadband?

BT Infinity fibre is now available to most households and businesses in the UK, but by no means all of them. You'll need to use a broadband postcode checker to be certain. We've got you covered.

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Can I get Sky fibre broadband in my area?

Sky uses the Openreach network to supply its fibre broadband services., which covers more than 27.4 million homes and business premises. So, the short answer to this question is almost certainly, yes.

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How to get multi-room TV through Virgin, Sky, BT and TalkTalk

Multi-room TV allows you to watch your favourite shows in different rooms throughout the house, all on the same TV subscription. So you can watch the morning news while you're still in bed, keep the kids entertained in their bedroom, or watch a blockbuster in the living room all at the same time.

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Can I get fibre broadband in my area?

According to BT, fibre broadband is now available to around 95% of UK homes, which means you should have an excellent chance of getting it where you are. Our guide tells you how to find out if it's reached your street and when it might be coming if it hasn't.

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How long does it take to install broadband?

Are you moving home, getting broadband installed for the first time or switching suppliers? Installation lead times depend on many factors, such as your chosen provider, whether you need a new phone line installed, and where you live.

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