Updated on 20-04-2019

Plusnet Broadband Review 2018

Why choose Plusnet?

  • For more than a decade, Yorkshire based, award-winning, broadband provider Plusnet has been offering the lowest priced broadband and phone packages to the UK customers.
  • For typical homes, Plusnet is more affordable option than  BT, Virgin Media and Sky which would make you pay more for the same service
  • Plusnet fibre packages come with low prices. You can at anytime upgrade to a fibre plan.
  • You can choose a call plan to add to your broadband.
  • Plusnet offers 365 days a year UK based customer support.
  • Flexible options like broadband only and short term contracts  are also available

How good is Plusnet broadband?

For years on,  Plusnet has been a reputed provider that claimed to have more number of satisfied customers than its rivals.

More than three-fourths of Plusnet customers were happy with their provider in 2017

It won for best customer service and over-all service in a survey in October 2017.

Plusnet won the best broadband broadband provider and customer care based on the survey by a UK comparison site.

According to Ofcom broadband speed report 2017, Plusnet’s ‘up to’ 17Mb service offered an average of 8.7Mbps

Plusnet Fibre Unlimited (up to 38Mb) delivered real world speed of 27.6Mbps speed.

Plunset Fibre Extra (up to 76Mbps) offered the average speed of 50.4Mbps.

Source: Ofcom report on minimum speeds.

Plusnet Broadband and Phone

Plusnet Unlimited broadband offers up to 17Mbps speeds and unlimited downloads, Hub Zero wireless router, calls to Plusnet support & Plusnet numbers.

Pay as you go call are included on the standard package.

As for the speeds and usage allowance, Plusnet offers truly unlimited broadband without any hidden usage limits or traffic shaping.

Plusnet Fibre Broadband

Plusnet offers two fibre broadband packages with a range to options to customise.

For beginners, there is Plusnet Unlimited which offers ‘up to’ 38Mbps speed, Hub One router and phone line rental.

With 5 times faster speeds compared to regular broadband, Plusnet Unlimited allows you to watch HD videos and TV shows for the ultimate experience.

Plusnet Fibre Extra comes with ‘up to’ 76Mbps which must be ideal for homes with 6+ internet users.

Pay & Go calls are included on the standard package, however, you can choose fibre broadband & phone bundles to suit you needs.

Plusnet TV

Plusnet has launched their own TV service following BT and TalkTalk. It allows you to watch freeview and entertainment channels via YouView box.

Like other TV operators, Plusnet also allows its customers to add premium channels & HD channels with extra subscription.

However, Plusnet TV could not be the best option of TV lovers who are used to watching Sky, BT and Virgin Media.

However, you can add BT Sport with extra subscription.

Our View and Review of Plusnet

Plusnet is one of the best options for you when you look out a low-cost broadband and phone service. Why pay through the nose for internet services, when Plunet offers cheaper options?

Reliable customer support has been a hall-mark of Plusnet. It is available for 365 days a year.

Plusnet fibre broadband comes with a few more bucks, when compared to regular broadband. If you want to switch to fibre, you will need to pay a little more for enjoying great range of benefits.