We know what you may be thinking – "since when did Vodafone do broadband deals?" Well, the popular mobile phone network entered the broadband space around seven years ago. Since, it has also become one of the UK's most popular internet service providers.
Today, Vodafone is one of the most cost effective exponents of cheap broadband on the UK market. In particular, it offers a great selection of very reasonably priced superfast and ultrafast fibre broadband deals.
In fact, Vodafone broadband deals seem to be some of the best around and the company regularly undercuts the prices offered by the likes of Sky and BT. Added to this, the company offers a good range of speeds, including two market-leading fibre broadband deals as well as a range of really quick packages.
Read on to discover which of the company's options is best for you.
Vodafone's broadband packages:
Vodafone offers a great number of different broadband deals, but the company's main two options are its Fibre 1 and Fibre 2 packages, which are also the company's most popular. These connections provide average download speeds of 38Mbps and 67Mbps respectively.
Added to this, the company now offers a few extremely quick packages, including deals that offer download speeds of 100Mbps, 200Mbps, 500Mbps and 910Mbps. This means there's an option to suit every budget and requirement.
At the moment, Vodafone is offering the following packages:
Vodafone Fibre 1 - 38Mbps
Vodafone's Full Fibre 1 package is one of the cheapest fibre broadband deals on the market right now. The monthly payments are super cheap and the company often doesn't charge activation or delivery fees. So, why not pop your postcode in our comparison chart at the top of the page and see whether your home can get Vodafone's 38Mbps speeds?
Vodafone Fibre 2 - 67Mbps
Crank up the speed to an average of 67Mbps with Vodafone's Full Fibre 2 plan. That's money well spent if you have a house full of people all trying to use the internet at once, or have a penchant for streaming the latest 4K Ultra HD films and box-sets. Again, for the speeds you get, this is excellent value.
Vodafone Full Fibre 2 - 73Mbps
If you live in a full fibre area, then you can access Vodafone's Full Fibre 2 package instead of the company's Fibre 2 deal. This provides you with slightly faster speeds (73Mbps vs 67Mbps). So it's even less likely that you'll experience buffering and lag when multiple family members are online at the same time.
To sign up to any of these packages, simply put your details into our comparison table at the top of the page or visit Vodafone's website.
If you head to Vodafone's site it's well worth checking out the company's range of Xtra Broadband and Pro II packages, which are available with the tariffs we've mentioned above.
While the Xtra packages provide extras such as Apple TV 4K and unlimited anytime calls to UK landlines and mobiles, the PRO II packages provide an upgraded hub, a Super WiFi 6E booster, automatic 4G broadband back-up and dedicated help from experts.
In addition, it's also well worth logging into your account if you're a Vodafone mobile customer. This is because the company offers a range of discounts for current customers, so your package could be even cheaper than you first thought.
Vodafone broadband deals: add-ons
Can I add call plans to Vodafone broadband?
Vodafone, perhaps more than any other internet provider out there on the UK market, chops and changes what it offers with breakneck regularity.
However, for the moment, you can add unlimited anytime calls to UK landline and mobile numbers by adding the company's Xtra Package to your plan. This will cost you an extra £12 per month and it will also provide you with Apple TV 4K and a 24-month Apple TV+ subscription.
Does Vodafone do any broadband and TV deals?
Technically, yes - Vodafone does have a broadband and TV deal. However, you're essentially just adding Apple TV 4K onto your broadband package.
When you take out an Xtra Package, you receive Apple TV 4K plus a 24-month Apple TV+ subscription. This costs you an extra £12 per month.
If you're after a proper TV option with Freeview and the likes, use our broadband and TV deals guide to see the best options today.
How to choose a Vodafone broadband package:
What kind of speeds do I need?
Vodafone's speeds range from 38Mbps all the way up to a whopping 900Mb+ depending on where you live. Of course, not everyone is going to need the same speeds:
This is Vodafone's lowest speed, but it's also one that will suit a lot of people. It will allow for HD streaming, some light gaming and general working from home.
However, as soon as you start trying to connect lots of smart devices, you will see this plan start to struggle.
These are the speeds you'll receive on average with Vodafone's Fibre 2 or Full Fibre 2 plan. It is plenty for most households and offers the ability to stream in HD on multiple devices while smart devices are connected.
In essence, it's enough for most households but may see the occasional bit of lag or issue with more intensive tasks.
We're going to lump all of Vodafone's other speeds into one here because for most people, you're not going to need them. These are for the people running businesses from home, gaming a lot, or households with a lot of people in them.
These packages are only available in certain areas and will provide you with massive speeds. Anything in excess of 100Mbps will allow for speedy downloads and high performance even with a host of devices running.
How long will my Vodafone broadband contract last?
Vodafone recently upped all of its plans to 24-month contracts.
That, for some people, will seem like a very long time so consider what other options are available if you can't quite commit for as long as that. TalkTalk is a close competitor to Vodafone in terms of price, but it offers shorter contract lengths.
Is the upgrade to Vodafone's Pro II package worth it?
It will be for some, but not for everyone. Vodafone's Pro II package does up the price quite considerably. So, for those trying to stay on a budget, it is best to avoid it.
However, if you're looking for a better performing broadband plan, the upgrade may be worth your time. This is because you'll get Wi-Fi boosters that will give you better access in all rooms. Plus, if your internet goes down, the hub will automatically switch to 4G internet and you will even get access to dedicated WiFi experts.
If you upgrade further to the Xtra Package, you'll also get Apple TV 4K thrown in, as well as unlimited anytime calls to UK landlines and mobiles.
To transfer to Vodafone now, head to our comparison table at the top of this page and narrow down your perfect plan. Alternatively, you can head straight to the Vodafone website.
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