Community Fibre Review – Features and Deals

What is Community Fibre?

Community Fibre is a gigabit broadband provider mainly offering its full fibre broadband services in parts of London. 

Community Fibre is one of the small providers in the UK that have their own FTTH (fibre to the home) network and deliver gigabit speeds (1Gbps+) to the premises in selected areas. 

Community Fibre’s full fibre plans offer average download speeds between 50Mbps and 3Gbps with prices starting from just £20 a month.

ProsCons
Reliable ultrafast broadband service
with great speeds and cheaper prices
Available in selected areas in London
Symmetrical upload speeds Offers VoIP calling
but not regular landline service
30 days rolling contractNetgem TV add-on offers limited
number of channels.
No mid-contract price rises

Community Fibre Deals

Community Fibre deals come with 24 month, 12 month and 1 month contracts. Free setup & installation applies to 24 month and 12 month contracts while £50 setup fee will apply to 1 month rolling contract.

It should be noted that you can make more savings by opting for longer contracts which come with cheaper monthly prices.

All the packages include the advanced, gigabit capable Linksys Velop routers with Intelligent Mesh technology.

PackageDetailsMonthly
cost
Superfast 50Mbps
24 month contract
No upfront cost£20
Ultrafast 150Mbps
24 month contract
No upfront cost£20
Hyperfast 400Mbps
24 month contract
No upfront cost£27.50
Gigafast 920Mbps
24 month contract
No upfront cost£39

Special offer: Includes our exclusive £75 voucher. Ends 9th September 2021.

Community Fibre router

Community offers a powerful WiFi router with its gigafast broadband packages – Linksys Velop router powered by the next generation Intelligent Mesh Technology which helps you get strong WiFi signal around your home.

There are two types of Linksys Velop router. The dual band router is included in Superfast package while tri-band router is supplied with Ultrafast and Hyperfast packages. 

Gigafast package includes two Linksys Velop tri-band routers. 

Features

  • Linksys Velop routers are gigabit capable and can handle speeds of more than 2Gbps. 
  • Linksys Velop routers come with 6 built-in antennas to improve WiFi speeds in the home.
  • Tri-band routers will seamlessly use the right channel from three channels to provide you better coverage and speeds.

Can I get Community Fibre broadband?

Community Fibre broadband is currently available in 23 boroughs across London where 200k homes are now within the reach of its full fibre network. 

Homes and businesses in Barnet, Brent, Camden, City of London, Croydon, Ealing, Hackney, Hammersmith and Fulham, Islington, Lambeth, Lewisham, Newham, Richmond upon Thames, Southwark, Sutton, Tower Hamlets, Waltham Forest, Wandsworth and Westminster can now access its broadband service which offers speeds up to 3Gbps.

Using our postcode checker, you can find out whether Community Fibre is available in your area.

Home Phone

Community Fibre broadband does not come with landline or phone line.

However, its packages come with optional VoIP (Voice over Internet Protocol) service which allows you to make phone calls using internet. 

You can choose from call add-ons with prices starting from £10 a month.  You can make unlimited calls to UK landlines and mobiles from handset with features like Voicemail, Call Waiting, Call Forwarding and Call Barring.

Netgem TV

Community Fibre offers Netgem TV add-ons which start from £10 a month.

The TV package includes 4K capable, set-top box, 190+ channels (50 in HD), on-demand videos and premier sports. You can add BT Sport, Britbox, hayu and Rakuten TV which will cost extra. 

You can watch TV channels and movies on mobile devices like smartphones and tablets using the app.

Is Community Fibre broadband any good?

Community Fibre has topped on the surveys conducted by ISPA, TrustScore and Trustpilot. Its full fibre broadband comes with award-winning customer service and gigabit speeds. 

Gigabit broadband with symmetrical upload speeds is excellent option for online gaming and video calls. 

Community Fibre packages also holds good, when it comes to cost. The provider offers full fibre, ultrafast plans at competitive pricing with free setup. 

Only negative side is, Community Fibre is not available in many places like Virgin Media.