BT Full Fibre Broadband Review: How It Works, Full Fibre Plans, Hub & Availability

BT offers Full Fibre broadband with download speeds of up to 910Mbit/s and upload speeds of up to 110Mbit/s.

In the UK, BT now offers full fibre broadband with prices starting from £39.99/month. Currently available in around 2 million UK homes, it’s possible to get average download speeds of up to 910Mbit/s. This makes BT’s full fibre broadband around 15 times faster than a normal fibre-to-the-cabinet (FTTC) connection. As the fibre optic cable goes all the way into your home, it should also offer a more reliable service.

In this article, we’ll review the Full Fibre broadband service from BT. We’ll start by explaining how the service works and how it compares to more traditional fibre broadband services. We’ll then look at BT’s full fibre price plans, the Smart Hub and modem you’ll get, and the coverage available on the service. Finally, we’ll compare BT’s Full Fibre service to alternatives like Virgin Media’s Gig1, Hyperoptic Broadband and Vodafone’s Gigafast Broadband.

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5G SIM Only Deals: Best 5G SIM Cards Compared From £5/Month

You can get a 5G SIM Only Deal from £5/month in the UK. We compare 5G SIM cards from BT, EE, O2, Sky, Tesco, Three, Vodafone and VOXI.

In the UK, it’s now possible to get a SIM-only deal with 5G coverage from as little as £5/month. Compared to older 3G and 4G SIM cards, this gives you access to faster 5G download speeds. You’ll also benefit from greater network capacity and reduced latency when using the 5G network.

At the moment, 5G SIM-only deals are available to buy from O2, Sky Mobile, Tesco Mobile, Three, Vodafone and VOXI. It’s also possible to get 5G on BT Mobile and EE but this is currently limited to 24 month contracts with a new 5G device.

In this article, we’ll compare the 5G SIM Only Deals currently available in the UK. We’ll look at the 5G price plans available on each mobile network before summarising the benefits of 5G and the 5G handsets you can use. We’ll also look at the 5G coverage that’s available on different networks.

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EE 4G Mobile Broadband Review: 4GEE WiFi vs 4GEE WiFi Mini

EE offers 4G mobile broadband with a choice of either the 4GEE WiFi or 4GEE WiFi Mini hotspot.

EEIf you’re looking for 4G mobile broadband on EE, you can currently choose from two portable hotspot devices: the 4GEE WiFi and the 4GEE WiFi Mini. Both devices allow you to get up to 20 devices connected to the internet through EE’s 4G network. You can choose from a range of plans with between 5GB and 50GB of data per month.

In this article, we’ll review and compare the two 4GEE WiFi hotspot devices and what you’re able to do with each one. We’ll also look at EE’s 4G mobile broadband plans, at the alternatives to 4GEE WiFi and at the coverage available on EE’s 4G broadband service.

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Unlimited Data Plans on UK Mobile Networks: SIM Cards With No Download Limit

Most UK mobile networks now offer an unlimited data plan, allowing you to download as much as you like. We compare unlimited data plans in the UK.

Whether you’re a heavy smartphone user or whether you just want the reassurance of never running out of data, most UK mobile networks now offer an unlimited data plan.

At present, it’s possible to get an unlimited data plan from eleven UK mobile networks: BT Mobile, EE, giffgaff, iD Mobile, Lebara Mobile, O2, SMARTY, Three, Virgin Mobile, Vodafone and VOXI. On all of these plans, you can stop worrying about how many gigabytes you’re using as you’ll never run out of data again in the middle of the month.

As a cheaper alternative to unlimited data plans, you can also consider a zero-rated data plan that gives you unlimited data for use on certain services. These are available in the form of EE’s Swappable Benefits, Three’s Go Binge, Virgin Mobile’s Data-Free Messaging and VOXI’s Endless Passes.

In this article, we’ll review and compare your options for an unlimited mobile data plan in the UK.

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Three Broadband (HomeFi) Review: Unlimited 4G Home Broadband For £20/Month

Three offers unlimited home broadband from £20/month with no need for a phone line. See how their HomeFi service compares to rival ISPs.

In the UK, 4G technology has now developed to the point where it can feasibly be used as an alternative to fixed-line home broadband. The 4G-powered HomeFi service from Three is one of the first products to bring this to the mass-market. At the moment, you can get unlimited data for just £20/month on a 24-month contract.

As 4G-powered home broadband doesn’t require a landline, it’s perfect if you’re looking for a fast and easy to setup home broadband connection. As it uses 4G technology, it also isn’t limited by the speeds you can get through a phone line or cable. Download speeds of up to 300Mbit/s are available on the service, and there’s also the flexibility to bring your broadband connection with you to a different location at any time.

In this article, we’ll review Three’s 4G home broadband service (also known as HomeFi) including the price plans available and the router that’s provided with the service. We’ll also look at the download speeds available on Three home broadband before comparing the service to rival internet service providers. Finally, we’ll discuss the coverage that’s available on Three’s home broadband service.

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Vodafone Coverage & Network: 5G, 4G & 3G Coverage Maps And Signal Checker

Vodafone offers 5G coverage in 45 UK locations, along with 99% population coverage on 4G, 3G and 2G.

In the UK, Vodafone offers four types of mobile network coverage: 5G, 4G, 3G and 2G. Their newest and fastest 5G coverage is available in 45 locations, offering average download speeds of 150-200Mbit/s. Elsewhere in the country, Vodafone offers 99% population coverage on 4G with average download speeds of 23-35Mbit/s.

In this article, find out how to check the Vodafone coverage in your area and how to see a Vodafone coverage map for 5G, 4G, 3G and 2G. We’ll discuss the differences between the four types of coverage, what you’re able to do with them and the download speeds available. Finally, we’ll look at the international coverage on Vodafone and how you can use it when travelling abroad.

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Three Coverage & Network: 5G, 4G & 3G Coverage Map & Speeds

Three offers 5G coverage in 66 UK towns and cities, along with 99% population coverage on 3G & 4G.

In the UK, Three offers 5G, 4G and 3G mobile network coverage. The most advanced form of coverage and the fastest available download speeds are available on Three’s 5G network in 66 UK towns and cities.

Outside of their 5G-enabled towns and cities, Three offers 99% population coverage on their 3G and 4G mobile networks. It’s possible to access up to Category 6 LTE download speeds of 300Mbit/s, with average download speeds of around 20Mbit/s on 4G.

In this article, we’ll discuss how you can check the coverage available from Three in your area, including where you’re able to see a coverage map for 5G, 4G and 3G. We’ll also discuss the features of each type of coverage, along with Three’s home broadband coverage and international coverage when you travel abroad.

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BT 4G Home Router & Hub Review: 4G Home Broadband From £35/Month

The BT 4G Home Router gives you 4G home broadband on a choice of plans from either EE or BT.

In the UK, BT’s new 4G Home Router and Hub allows you to get up to 32 devices connected to the internet without the need for a phone line or for an engineer visit. Average download speeds of more than 30Mbit/s are available on the service, with plans starting from £35/month on EE and from £40/month on BT.

In this article, we’ll review the BT 4G Home Router and Hub. We’ll start by looking at the price plans available on EE and BT, before looking at how the router works in more detail. We’ll also discuss the coverage you can expect from the service and alternatives that are available from other networks.

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Virgin Media Gig1 Fibre Review: Gigabit Download Speeds With Hub 4 Router

Virgin Media’s Gig1 fibre broadband service offers download speeds of more than 1Gbit/s with a Hub 4 router.

In the UK, Virgin Media has launched their new Gig1 fibre broadband service. Claiming to offer the UK’s fastest home broadband, customers on Gig1 will get an average download speed of 1,104Mbit/s and an average upload speed of 54Mbit/s.

You can get Virgin’s Gig1 service if you’re connected to the Virgin Media network and living in the area around five major cities (Birmingham, Coventry, Manchester, Reading and Southampton). Around 2 million homes currently have access to Gig1, with Virgin aiming to increase this to 15 million by the end of 2021.

The Gig1 broadband service comes with Virgin Media’s new Hub 4 router. It currently starts from £62/month on an 18-month contract.

In this article, we’ll review Virgin’s Gig1 broadband service, including the download speeds available and where you’re able to get it. We’ll then look at the included Hub 4 router, the Gig1 price plans and how they compare to other broadband internet providers.

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Huawei B535 (HomeFi Plus) Review: 4G Broadband Router From £20/Month

The Huawei B535 router is available on Three’s 4G home broadband from £20/month with unlimited data.

In the UK, the Huawei B535 router (also known as the Huawei HomeFi Plus) is available on Three’s 4G home broadband service. Price plans start from £20/month for unlimited data and allow users of the Huawei B535 to share broadband internet with up to 64 devices. Download speeds of up to 300Mbit/s are available on the Huawei B535.

A major benefit of using 4G home broadband is it doesn’t rely on a traditional fixed-line connection like your phone line or a cable. You can easily set up the service yourself with a plug-and-play setup and with no need for an engineer visit. You’ll also get free next working day delivery of your Huawei B535 router.

In this article, we’ll review the Huawei B535 4G router and the HomeFi Plus broadband service on which it is offered. We’ll look at the price plans and router specifications before comparing it to rival 4G home broadband services. Finally, we’ll look at the coverage that’s available on Three when you’re using the Huawei B535 for your home broadband service.

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