Three Broadband Review

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Three provides home broadband using its 4G and 5G mobile networks. It does not require landline or wires. Instead, a 4G or 5G Home Hub router is provided to get mobile signal from a mast and create a WiFi network for all devices in your home.

Three Home Broadband

Also known as Home-Fi, it’s simple to set up – no engineer or digging required. Just switch on your hub and start using the internet. For better signal, you can also move the hub around as needed.

Pros and Cons


  • It’s a good alternative in areas with slow fibre speeds.
  • The speed is satisfactory and even better in areas with 5G coverage.
  • No landline or line rental needed.
  • Installation is fast and the system is highly portable.
  • Reasonable prices with flexible contracts.
  • 30-day money-back guarantee.


  • Speed and stability are dependent on mobile signal and coverage.
  • 5G broadband is not available in many parts of the UK.
  • Poor indoor coverage and weak signal can affect performance.
  • Traffic management can impact the quality of your internet experience.
  • Mixed customer reviews.

Speeds, Plans and Prices

The speeds, plans, and prices of Three Home Broadband differ based on network availability (4G or 5G) and your choice of a 4G or 5G hub.

  • There are two different average download speeds- 40Mbps and 150Mbps with average upload speeds of 10Mbps and 20Mbps.
  • All plans come with unlimited data and options for either a 4G or 5G hub.
  • You can choose from 1 month or 24-month contracts, with no setup cost, starting from £20 per month.
  • Offer: Free for 3 months

Three Hub Routers

The internet connection is established through a 4G or 5G router, sent to you once you sign up.

Three 5G hub and 4G hub

4G Hub

  • Dual-band, 802.11ac WiFi 5 router.
  • Download speeds up to 600Mbps.
  • Upload speeds up to 150Mbps.
  • Four gigabit ports.
  • Mini SIM.
  • It can connect up to 64 devices at the same time.

5G Hub

  • Dual-band, 802.11a/b/g/n/ac/ax (Wi-Fi 6) Mediatek T750 router.
  • Micro SIM.
  • Can handle download speeds up to 4.7Gbps.
  • Upload speeds up to 542Mbps.
  • Can handle up to 30 devices at once.

Is Three Home Broadband Any Good?

Three Home Broadband offers several advantages.

  • It’s quick to set up and can deliver high-speed broadband if you can’t get fibre in your area.
  • It’s also suitable as a backup to fixed broadband.
  • With Three, you can do everything from browsing to 4K streaming.
  • The plans are affordable and flexible with a 30 day trial.

Overall, it’s a good option to consider if it satisfies your requirements.

Three customer service

Three Home Broadband, like any broadband provider, has a mix of reviews.

Three’s customer service offers support through live chat. Its online support also provides answers related to service and issues.


Three’s 5G network covers 600 cities (60% of the UK population) while the 4G covers 99% of the UK population.

You can check the availability for your location using the postcode checker available on Three’s website.