Broadband Guides

Learn all about broadband in the United Kingdom

Guides to help you to choose the best broadband for you, or get the most from your current broadband package.

4G Home Broadband Guide

Stuck with sluggish broadband speeds with no fibre installation in sight? 4G home broadband may be the solution you're looking for.


5G Mobile Broadband Guide

5G is here! You've heard the hype, but what exactly is it, and do you even need it? Here's what you need to know about 5G and the future of mobile broadband.

Broadband and Mobile Bundles Guide

If you're keen on finding another way to save money, why not consider a broadband and mobile bundle? Getting both services from the same provider often works out cheaper, and can get you some other great benefits, too.

Broadband Beginner's Guide

If you struggle to understand broadband terminology, don’t know the difference between types of broadband or just want to learn more about the whole subject then our beginner's guide is the place to start. We’ll take you through everything you need to know.

Broadband Speeds Explained

Real world speed isn't always what's advertised. This guide explains everything you need to know about how broadband speeds work and what the technical terms mean.

BT vs Virgin

Not sure which of these providers is the best choice for you? Our BT vs Virgin guide can help you decide.


Business Broadband Guide

No business can exist today without a fast, reliable internet connection. But with so many business broadband providers offering so many services, with so many different features, how are you supposed to know what is right for your company?


Getting The Best Value TV Services

Want to watch the best TV, movies, sports and boxsets without spending a fortune? We'll talk you through all your options, from the best in free TV to the cheapest ways to watch Premier League football.

Home Office Broadband

If you work from home you may be surprised to find that a business broadband package can offer significant additional benefits over home broadband and be a lot more affordable than you'd think.

Rural Broadband

If you live in the countryside you'll know how hard it can be to find a decent internet service. We explain the reasons behind this, look at whether things will improve in future, and show you your best options for getting fast rural broadband.


Satellite Broadband Guide

Live in a rural part of the UK and struggling to get a decent broadband connection? Satellite broadband is available across the whole of the country. But is right for you?

Sky vs Virgin

Sky and Virgin both offer broadband with the option of premium TV, but which of these giants comes out on top in a head-to-head?


Student Broadband

No student can survive without fast internet access with large download allowances and all at a price that doesn't break the bank. Our student broadband guide will help you find the best deals at the best prices with packages specially aimed at your unique circumstances.

Switching Broadband Suppliers

A common question we hear is "how do I switch my broadband?". Many fear it's a complicated process, full of pitfalls. Well, good news, it's simpler than you think! We'll show you just what to expect when moving suppliers.

Truly Unlimited Broadband

You may have noticed that some packages are listed as 'unlimited' while others are 'truly unlimited'. Our guide to truly unlimited broadband explains what the distinction is and all the benefits that truly unlimited packages provide.

Ultrafast and Hyperfast Broadband

From ‘high speed’ to ‘hyperfast’, we explain marketing terms for the fastest broadband services.

What is ADSL Broadband? How does it compare to fibre and cable?

Learn about what ADSL means, and the pros and cons of this cheap and basic broadband service.


Where’s the best place to put a Wi-Fi router?

Discover the tips and tricks for the best Wi-Fi reception, and what common areas and appliances might be causing you problems.

Still need help?

If you're having difficulties with your broadband service or setup and need practical help, these pages and services may be able to offer you the help and advice you need.