Broadband deals for £20 a month or less: now is a great time to sort your internet

If you were cursing your luck that your current internet contract is due to expire in October and that you'll miss out on potential Black Friday bargains, then fear not. With still six weeks to go, there are plenty of sub-£20 per month home broadband deals to be had right now.

And this isn't like that time last Christmas that you were looking for a bargain tablet, only to be faced with a bunch of obscure manufacturers you'd never heard of (incidentally, you should have checked our best tablet deals first). Nope, names such as Sky, EE and John Lewis are among the seven providers that have affordable internet offerings on the go at the moment.

So if you are on the hunt for a new cheap broadband deal right now, check out the deals below to ensure that you won't pay more than £20 a month for your surfing, streaming and downloading needs.

Sky Broadband Unlimited | 12 months | Up to 17Mb | Line rental and Sky Talk inc. | £19.95 upfront | £20 per month
It may not be the cheapest offer on this page outright, but the £50 prepaid Mastercard that you get with it makes it the biggest bargain overall. Total price over 12 months is £259.95

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Origin Unlimited Broadband + Phone | 12 months | Up to 17Mb | Line rental inc. | FREE upfront | £18.49 per month
If you won't be satisfied with anything less than the very cheapest broadband tariff on the market, then little-known Origin is your destination. Total price over 12 months is £221.88

Click here to get this Origin broadband deal

Plusnet Unlimited Broadband | 18 months | Up to 17Mb | Line rental inc. | FREE upfront | £18.99 per month
If you're a BT internet devotee but are starting to find it a tad dear, try Plusnet. It's owned by BT, only with much cheaper prices. Total price over 12 months is £341.82

Click here to get this Plusnet broadband deal

EE Unlimited Broadband and Weekend calls | 18 months | Up to 17Mb | £7 upfront | £18.50 per month
It may be cheap in its own right, but this deal gets even better if your phone is on EE - your contract will get upgraded with an extra 5GB of data per month. Total price over 18 months is £340

Click here to get this EE broadband deal

John Lewis Unlimited Broadband with Evening and Weekend Calls | 12 months | Up to 17Mb | FREE upfront | £20 per month
Not known for cheap prices, John Lewis's broadband fees just plummeted. This is great value, considering evening and weekend calls are included. Total price over 12 months is £240

Click here to get this John Lewis broadband deal

TalkTalk TV with Fast Broadband | 12 months | Up to 17Mb | Line rental inc. | £25 upfront | £19.95 per month
The £25 you pay here is to cover the cost of the TalkTalk TV Box, which comes with 80+ Freeview channels and lets you pause and rewind live TV. Total price over 12 months is £264.40

Click here to get this TalkTalk broadband deal

Post Office Broadband with Weekend Calls | 18 months | Up to 17Mb | FREE upfront | £19 per month
Post Office delivers (sorry!) the security of knowing that you're guaranteed this low low price for the entire 18 month contract. Total price over 18 months is £342

Click here to get this Post Office broadband deal

Best broadband deals

Cheap broadband prices are all very well - I mean, we love them! - but the above packages won't suit everybody. If there are a lot of people in your household all using the internet at once, then you're probably better off going for a fibre broadband deal. And if you also have a TV package separately, then it may work out cheaper to combine a broadband and TV deal instead.

With TechRadar's price comparison tool you can compare and contrast all of the best deals available on the market right now. Head to our best broadband deals page, pop in your postcode, filter your requirements and we'll spit out the best deals on the market for you.