Broadband tips

Getting the best out of your broadband isn't just about speed. A combination of the best connections, best plan, and best set-up will give you the best experience online. The good news is that many of these things are within your control to change. Knowing what steps you can take to improve your broadband performance will give you a much better browsing experience.

How to get the best out of your broadband

Best connection

Best connection

Almost two thirds of households on our network could get a better connection, whether fibre or VDSL, but are yet to do so. Our broadband checker will tell you if you fall into this group – if so, it might be time to call your provider to discuss upgrading to a better connection.

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Best plan

Best plan

When looking at plans, it’s important to think about both how much data you need today, and how much you may need in another 12 months if anything changes. Use our data calculator to find out what might be right for your household.

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Best set-up

Best set-up

Even with the best broadband service in the world you can run into issues when getting online. Thankfully, there's a number of things you can do to get a better broadband experience at your place.

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Helpful tips and tutorials

Get the best from your WiFi

You can buy the best broadband service in the world and still have a weak WiFi signal. There are things you can do to improve it.

Better speed

Internet speed is all about how much data you can download in one second and, whichever your connection, there’s many things that can impact it.

Check your speed

Ever wondered how fast your broadband is really going? Here’s our tips on running a speed-test to find out.

100Mbps or more

When signing up for fibre, you’ll select your plan based on both data allowances and speed. Find out why we recommend at least 100Mbps.

Smarter streaming

Make your TV smarter and get the most out of your better broadband connection by streaming all your favourite shows on the big screen.

Go faster with Fibre Pro

Fibre Pro is the best home broadband available on our fibre network, combining the best broadband technology with the fastest residential plan available.

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