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Broadband deals in Belfast
Whatever kind of broadband you’re after for your Belfast home, there’s a good chance you can get it. Type your postcode in above, and we’ll show you all the deals currently available from the providers we work with.
Belfast internet providers
You have plenty of choice for your broadband provider in Belfast. BT’s Openreach network covers Northern Ireland, meaning services are available from providers such as:
Virgin Media also operates on its own cable network.
Which is the best internet provider in Belfast?
It’s hard to say which internet provider is best – it really depends on what you’re looking for from your broadband.
The fastest widely-available broadband in Belfast comes from Virgin Media, with speeds up to an amazing 1,130Mbps.
The most popular broadband provider, meanwhile, is BT.
Or if you value quality customer service, Sky is highly rated in recent Ofcom reports, boasting some of the most satisfied customers in the country.
What types of broadband can I get in Belfast?
You’re spoilt for choice in Belfast. The types of broadband you can get include:
- ADSL broadband – This is a ‘basic’ standard internet connection, available to any home that has a phone line. Speeds are on the slow side, around 10Mbps
- Standard fibre optic broadband (fibre-to-the-cabinet, or FTTC) – The most common form of fibre broadband. It’s very widely available to the majority of Belfast homes, and offers speeds ranging from around 30-80Mbps
- Full fibre broadband (fibre-to-the-premises, or FTTP) – This is ultrafast broadband, with speeds up to 1,000Mbps (1Gbps). Full fibre is gradually rolling out across the country and is available to a large number of homes in Belfast. However, it can be quite expensive
- Cable broadband – Available from Virgin Media, which uses a combination of fibre optic and coaxial cables to reach your home. You can get speeds ranging from 132Mbps to an amazingly fast 1,130Mbps
How to compare deals for my postcode
Comparing broadband deals for your Belfast postcode couldn’t be easier. Just type it into our comparison tool above.
Adjust the filters at the side to show the things you need from your broadband, and we’ll display deals that fit, so you can pick the best one for you.
What broadband speed can I expect in Belfast?
This may depend on exactly where you live.
Nearly all homes can get fibre broadband in Belfast, with speeds of at least 30Mbps.
But it also happens that Northern Ireland is very well connected when it comes to full fibre (FTTP) broadband, too. Major providers such as BT, Virgin Media, and Sky all offer ultrafast gigabit broadband quite widely across Belfast. So there’s a good chance you can access speeds around a whopping 1,000Mbps.
Find out what broadband speeds are available to you using our postcode checker above.
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