TV and broadband

Pay less to watch TV and get online

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To find out how much you could save by switching your TV and broadband provider, look at your bills and write down the following details:


•  current supplier

•  name of package (Sport, TV?)

•  monthly cost

•  cost per year (monthly x 12)



•  current supplier

•  name of package

•  speed of downloads (Mbps)

•  monthly download limit or unlimited downloads (GB)

•  monthly cost

•  cost per year (monthly x 12)

Alternatively, you could download the TV and broadband table from the Rip Off Britain Guide to Getting a Good Deal. It's available in two formats:

Visit a comparison service to see if you can save money.
Ofcom has a list of accredited TV and broadband comparison services.
You can call Ofcom on 0300 123 3333 or 020 7981 3040.

Give the new broadband company your details and it will switch you over, normally within a few days. You may also have to switch your home phone and pay for monthly line rental with the new company.


•  consider using Freeview. You can get lots of channels for free including high definition (HD) channels from Freeview. All you need is a set-top box. All new TVs now have Freeview built in

•  it may be cheaper to get your home phone, broadband and TV from the same company.

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