BT have today announced a mobile and home broadband package that they claim is the cheapest such package available. From £15.65 a month, users can opt for BT Option 1 home broadband with 10GB monthly usage and 1GB of mobile broadband usage. The product also includes 250 minutes a month of Wi-Fi usage that can be used at BT Openzone hotspots, such as the newly announced arrangement at Starbucks. The package includes a BT Home Hub (although the phone is not included) and also a USB dongle for £49.99. All in, it works out at £308.08 over the 18month period for the base BT Option 1.
|BT Option 1||BT Option 2||BT Option 3|
|First 3 Months Offer||£7.78||£13.69||£18.59|
|USB Modem Cost||£49.99||£49.99||£9.99|
|Contract||18 months||18 months||18 months|
|18 Month Total||£308.08||£399.16||£472.66|
Mobile broadband speeds are up to 7.2Mbps in areas where HSDPA coverage is available. Any unused usage cannot be carried over to the next month. Additional data is available at £10 per GB or £20 for 3GB.
A 1GB standalone mobile broadband option is also available which gives 18months with 1GB usage a month for an upfront cost for £129.99, and includes the cost of the dongle. Further details are available on the BT product pages.