BTPrice: £28.99 a month. Free setup.

Average speed
36 Mbps
9 Mbps upload
Unlimited downloads
No Phone line
Monthly: £28.99 
Upfront: £19.99
Total contract: £715.75
24 month contract

Pros and Cons

Budget plan suitable for small householdsJust an entry level plan
Cheaper monthly costFaster speeds are better choices for 4K streaming and onine gaming.
Extras like BT WiFi, Virus Protect and web storageCheaper fibre plans available from other providers


Starter level fibre plan with decent speeds

Fibre Essential offers decent speeds and reliable connectivity for simple activities’ like browsing. It is widely available fibre plan for most households in the UK.

Truly unlimited

Absolutely no need to be concerned over how much you download. No monthly data caps and no restrictions apply on your usage. There is absolutely no slow down at peak times.

No phone line

Fibre Essential Only plan does not include home phone or any call plans.

Home Hub 5

Home Hub 5Fibre essential package includes Home Hub 5 fibre router, which is the previous version of Smart Hub. It’s fast and secure WiFi router that helps you connect all your devices to WiFi in home.


Free BT WiFi access

When you are on the go, just stay online with free access to BT’s public WiFi hotspots available all across the UK.

Free cloud storage

Free cloud storage is included for no extra cost. Keep all your important data, files and photo albums at a secure location. 

BT Virus Protect

Along with general parental controls, BT offers BT Virus Protect (McAfee) for 2 devices which you can register.


BT Fibre Essential has excellent coverage with its availability extends to 92% of the UK .

Compare BT Deals

Note: Price includes monthly line rental

Deal Average
BT Fibre 1  50Mbps Unlimited  £29.99
BT Fibre 2  67Mbps Unlimited  £33.99
BT Fibre 2 with TV 67Mbps Unlimited  £50.99