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Important things while buying broadband service in UK

 Important things while buying broadband service in UK

 

In times of increasing competition, Consumer has all the advantages but there are certain checkpoints which customer should keep in mind while going for a certain broadband service in U.K.  Media is extremely dynamic and we can see hundreds of advertisements everywhere on TV, broadband Internet (Computer and your smartphones) and so we can get carried away through flashy ads and sales promotion techniques. Although Consumer interests are safeguarded by OfCom which works as a regulator and competition authority for the UK communications industry, the consumers themselves need to analyze their requirements and do reality test of the speeds and performance of Broadband advertised by the respective companies.
 
Things to keep in mind
Buying or subscribing for a certain broadband packages is no rocket science and in times of 4G and 5G internet, we have plenty of information available. So few simple steps can land you up with a good performing broadband connection: 
1. Just do little research
Before we make a decision, we can do some research regarding the various broadband providers operating currently in the market. We can also talk to present time users of the service we want to purchase. As good planning leads to healthy execution and so little which and why can save you from future difficulties . 
 
2. Speed and coverage Test
There are various portals and websites which have some broadband speed test softwares. Moreover, you can call up the company representative to give you a free demo at your house office. Sounds like a test drive. There is also Ofcom’s Annual Broadband uk ustomer satisfaction Report which brings together customer surveys and user-recorded data such as average download and upload speeds and connection reliability. All major ISPs allow you to check coverage and speeds on their website by  entering  your postcode. 
 
3. Combo Offers or Bundled Services
There are many ISP’s who are providing bundled services like TV and phone Packages. This way you can save on your costs by signing up for a combo service. If you go for each service individually, it will definitely cost more for you. 
4. Calculate total cost of signing up 
Normally, all ISP’s are charging on monthly basis but we can calculate the overall cost over the contract period for example 1 year. By calculating the total cost, we can compare with offers from other ISP’s also and might find an attractive offer because in times of competition, there is vast fluctuation in prices. Moreover, some ISP’s increase the price after the end of first year but when customer’s call them and tell their intention to switch to another company, the ISP lowers the price again for retaining the customer. 
5. Contract length
Try to go for offers with lower contract length as you don’t have to wait longer if not satisfied by the current service and need to switch to another. Moreover, ISP’s will always want to keep the contract longer because of their profits. 
 
SO, above mentioned are few checkpoints to keep in mind. Moreover, you don’t need to worry and you can call up the representatives or chat with them at Telecoms Supermarket U.K where we can find the reliable information regarding various Cheap Broadband providers and broadband offers