John Lewis reduces price of standard broadband package

Tuesday, October 10th 2017

John Lewis has knocked down the price of its standard broadband package from £22.50 a month to £20.

The deal comes with an evening and weekend call plan included, and will give you download speeds up to 17Mbps (depending on your location) and unlimited data usage.

There are no activation charges and you won’t have to pay anything extra for the router or delivery of it.

Customers signing up to the 12-month contract can upgrade to include anytime calls in their plan for an extra £5 a month or anytime and international calls for an extra £7 a month.

For a further £5 you can add inclusive calls to UK mobiles at any time.

There are a number of other providers offering standard broadband for less than £20 a month.

Origin currently has the cheapest package on the market at £18.49 a month with no set-up fees, although you will have to pay the first month’s bill as soon as you sign up for a 12-month contract.

Coming in a close second at just a penny dearer is EE, which is offering inclusive weekend calls with its 17Mbps broadband deal for £18.50 a month.

This comes on an 18-month contract, has a £7 set-up fee and also includes a 5GB data boost if you’re an EE mobile customer.

Until the end of January, Post Office is offering 17Mbps broadband with no set-up fees for £19 a month with weekend calls included on an 18-month deal.

TalkTalk’s basic broadband package is £19.95 until 19 October on a 12-month contract but the only inclusive calls are to other TalkTalk customers.

Standard 17Mbps broadband from Sky is currently £20 a month and while you will have to a pay a £19.95 set-up cost up front, you will also get a free £50 prepaid Mastercard.

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