May 3, 2021
Millions offered half price broadband from BT
More than four million households will be eligible for the Home Essentials package, which will launch next month. The average fibre package in the UK costs about £25 a month, according to comparison site Uswitch. People eligible for BT Home Essentials will pay £15 a month for speeds of about 36 megabits per second. BT's equivalent broadband package for those not on universal credit costs £32.99 a month. There is a range of other telecoms companies offering low-cost fibre and high-speed broadband across the UK. Plusnet offers new customers speeds of around 66Mbps for £24.99 a month, while Vodafone currently offers average speeds of 63Mbps for £22 a month.
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