Plusnet Broadband Review – Compare Packages & Prices for New Customers

Compare the latest deals from Plusnet Broadband for May 2024. Find details on monthly and upfront costs.
Includes product review, FAQ’s for new customers and contact information.

Full Fibre 74

Plusnet broadband deal
Free WIFI Router
Average speed 74mb unlimited
Free Set-up cost
£26.99 a month
Special Offer
Discount Subscription

24 month contract
Limited time offer

Full Fibre 145

Plusnet broadband deal
Free WIFI Router
Average speed 145mb unlimited
Free Set-up cost
£31.99 a month
Special Offer
Discount Subscription

24 month contract
Limited time offer

Full Fibre 500

Plusnet broadband deal
Free WIFI Router
Average speed 500mb unlimited
Free Set-up cost
£41.99 a month
Special Offer
Discount Subscription

24 month contract
Limited time offer

*Plusnet offer a range of call plans which can be added to your basket and are optional.

Fibre Unlimited Extra

Plusnet broadband deal
Free WIFI Router
Average speed 66mb unlimited
Free Set-up cost
£24.99 a month
Special Offer
Discount Subscription

18 month contract
Limited time offer

Fibre Unlimited

Plusnet broadband deal
Free WIFI Router
Average speed 36mb unlimited
Free Set-up cost
£22.99 a month
Special Offer
Discount Subscription

18 month contract
Limited time offer

Unlimited

Plusnet broadband deal
Free WIFI Router
Average speed 10mb unlimited
Free Set-up cost
£25.99 a month
Special Offer
Discount Subscription

12 month contract
Limited time offer

*Plusnet offer a range of call plans which can be added to your basket and are optional.

Plusnet Broadband?

Emerging from Yorkshire in 1997, Plusnet has gone from a small independent ISP, to a subsidiary of the giant that is BT. Seen as a budget provider, they specialise in fair priced fixed line, mobile, standard and fibre broadband services. Most notably, Plusnet now offer a range of contract lengths, with 12, 18 and a ‘no contract’ option available.

Plusnet Broadband packages

Broadband options

Plusnet provide three broadband products. The following are based on an 18 month contract. You can also select a 12 month contract (subject to different costings), and the 10mb Unlimited Broadband is also available without contract (see comparison table above). All products include the cost of line rental:

Unlimited Broadband » with average speeds of 10mb – truly unlimited
Unlimited Fibre Broadband » with average speeds of 36mb – truly unlimited
Unlimited Fibre Broadband Extra » average speeds of 66mb – truly unlimited
Full Fibre 74 » with average speeds of 74mb – truly unlimited
Full Fibre 145 » with average speeds of 145mb – truly unlimited
Full Fibre 500 » average speeds of 500mb – truly unlimited

And the Kit?

All broadband services from the Plusnet are supplied with a free WIFI router (worth £40.00). The one-off delivery charge is included in the listed set-up fee. Packages also include free online access to SafeGuard. This tool kit helps you protect your family and devices from inappropriate and harmful content.

Optional call packages

Plusnet broadband services do not include any free calls as standard. However, there are three add-on call packages you can choose from;

    Evening & Weekend UK & Mobile Calls

  • Inclusive evening & weekend calls to UK landlines and mobile numbers
  • Inclusive calls to 0845/0870 numbers at weekends
  • £5.25 per month
    Unlimited UK & Mobile Calls

  • Inclusive anytime calls to UK landlines and mobile numbers
  • Inclusive anytime calls to 0845/0870 numbers
  • £9.41 per month
    Anytime International

  • Inclusive anytime calls to 0845/0870 numbers
  • 300 inclusive anytime minutes to top 35 international destinations*
  • £9.41 per month

*See Plusnet site for current country list

Positives & Negatives

Plusnet
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Choice of contract lengths
Truly unlimited – no caps or slowing
Talk packages optional

Availability limited
Set-up can be expensive for shorter contracts
Customer support could be better

Frequently Asked Questions:


How long is a Plusnet broadband contract?

Three contract lengths are currently available for Plusnet Broadband; 12, 18 and 24 months – depending on the service you switch to. Generally, the longer the contract the less you pay upfront and per month.


How long does it take to get Plusnet broadband installed?

The company states that installation/switching normally takes between 10-12 working days, with services activated the same day.


How fast are Plusnet broadband speeds?

The maximum speed you can expect from Plusnet services is up to 500mb. This top speed is only available with their ‘Plusnet Full Fibre 500 service’.


What Broadband limits are there on usage?

No limits on downloads or streaming. No traffic management system, meaning no slowing down at peak times.

Contact Plusnet

Plusnet Address:
Plusnet plc
The Balance
2 Pinfold Street
SHEFFIELD
S1 2GU
New Customer Services
0808 178 6728
Existing Customers / Fault line
0808 169 2485
Moving Home
0800 013 2632

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