Hyperoptic is a broadband provider aiming to give customers budget deals with high performance ADSL and fibre options. In our previous articles regarding its speed and our overall review, we found that Hyperoptic is a strong contender against the major providers in the UK today.
However, are any of their deals suitable for your home? Maybe you are wondering whether they are a good fit, whether you can combine broadband with phone packages, or how much you will pay compared to your current provider.
So let's take a look at all of Hyperoptic deals, and see which come out on top.
Depending on your needs, there are a number of deals that might suit you. Have a look:
Brief Deal Overview
|Broadband plan||Description||Contract Length||Price|
|FAST 50Mb||Unlimited dataAverage speed 50MbFree installation and routerOne-off £29 activation fee||12 months/Rolling contract||£22/£24|
|SUPERFAST 150Mb||Unlimited dataAverage speed 150MbFree installation and routerOne-off £29 activation fee||12 months/Rolling contract||£29/£31|
|ULTRAFAST 500Mb||Unlimited dataAverage speed 500MbFree installation and routerOne-off £29 activation fee||12 months/Rolling contract||£35/£37|
|HYPERFAST 1Gb||Unlimited dataAverage speed 900Mb (wired/port)Free installation and routerOne-off £29 activation fee||12 months/Rolling contract||£40/£42|
Compared to their closest competitor, Virgin Media, Hyperoptic boasts a £4 cheaper deal with a shorter minimum contract, no extra TV cost, and evening and weekend inclusive calls. It falls a bit behind in the area of speeds, where it loses out to virgin by just 100Mbs.Have a look:
|Price||From £24/mth||From £28/mth|
|Fibre broadband||Up to 900Mb averageUnlimited||Up to 1GB averageUnlimited|
|Inclusive calls||Evenings & weekends||Weekends|
|Anytime UK calls||N/A||£8/mth|
Compared to its counterparts on the usual fast fibre deal, Hyperoptic does in fact provide the cheapest deal! However, they are at the bottom of the table in terms of average speeds. Once again, they lag slightly behind their competitors. Although this is a disadvantage, Hyperoptic also offer shorter contracts. Flexibility is always a plus!
|Package||Broadband||Contract term||Upfront price||Monthly price|
|Hyperoptic||Fast (50 Mb) + Evening & Weekend calls||50Mb averageUnlimited||12 months||£29||£24|
|BT||Fibre 1||50Mb averageUnlimited||24 months||Free||£27.99|
|Virgin Media||M50 Fibre Broadband + Talk Weekends||54Mb averageUnlimited||18 months||£35||£28|
|Sky||Broadband Superfast + free anytime calls||59Mb averageUnlimited||18 months||£9.95||£26|
|Plusnet||Unlimited Fibre Extra + Line only||66Mb averageUnlimited||18 months||Free||£24.99|
|TalkTalk||Fibre 65||67Mb averageUnlimited||18 months||£4.95||£26|
|EE||Fibre Plus||67Mb averageUnlimited||18 months||Free||£32|
Frequently asked questions
Can I bundle my broadband with a phone deal?
|Anytime Landline UK||You can make calls to UK landline numbers 24 hours a day, for just £3 extra a month.|
|International add-on||You can make discounted international calls 24 hours a day, for just £5 extra a month.|
Hyperoptic's free and discounted calls can last up to one hour each– but you can simply hang up and call back again to avoid extra charges coming up to an hour each time.
I'm a student- can I get discounts?
Hyperoptic offers a student discount when you sign up with Student Beans. You can avail of the regular deals with a discount! Students can opt for a flexible monthly rolling contract, so when you move Hyperoptic can be paused or move with you.
What is Hyperoptic's customer service like?
Hyperoptic fare well with customer reviews on trusted review websites across the board. Hyperoptic have an excellent score of 4.8 out of 5 on Trustpilot, with 8,908 reviews currently. Customers report reliable, speedy service and agents who are helpful and patient.
If you need to contact Customer Service, you can do so via email at email@example.com or calling on 0333 332 1111.
In summary, Hyperoptic offers some great deals, particularly for students look for budget deals with flexibility and lower levels of commitment.