If you are in receipt of government benefits you may be eligible for a discounted broadband connection
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Step 1 – Is it available in my area?
Use the OfCom checker to see what sppeds are available at your address. Contact your Internet Service Provider (ISP) to check if faster speeds are available to you.
Please note: This project won’t physically connect you to the new improved broadband service. Instead, it will provide the technology and infrastructure that will allow local residents and businesses to sign up for the service via a choice of Internet Service Providers.
Step 2 – Choose the best service
To connect to Superfast Broadband contact your Internet Service Provider to upgrade or sign a new contract. It might be a good idea to use an on-line comparison service to find what offers are available with different providers, before making the decision.
Alternatively, you can also look at these OfCom approved price comparison sites such as Uswitch, Cable, Broadband.co.uk, Broadband Genie, Money Supermarket, Compare The Market, Go Compare, Broadband Switch and Choose.
Step 3 – Place your order
Once you’re happy with your choice, contact the broadband provider directly to sign-up and arrange installation.
Service not available?
Explore other options
There are other options available. The Gigabit Broadband Voucher Scheme for example provides funding of up to £1,500 per residential property in rural areas to access gigabit cpable broadband connections.
4G mobile broadband may also be viable where you live.
For more details on other options please go to Alternative Solutions on our home page menu.