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Plusnet launch 76meg Extra Fibre product
Tuesday 14 August 2012 15:34:11 by John Hunt


Plusnet have bumped up the speeds available to customers opting for their fibre optic broadband services. The company have revamped their 'Extra Fibre' product, now offering up to 76Mbps speeds based on the 80meg fibre-to-the-cabinet products from Openreach. Existing customers will also benefit with a free boost to upload speeds, taking them from 1.9meg to 9.5meg. This should allow people to upload videos and photo's much more quickly, and take full advantage of online / cloud based storage services.

The new fastest service from Plusnet, Extra Fibre, features a large monthly usage limit of 250 GB a month, far greater than the 40 GB included on the Value Fibre product, and the 120GB that was available on the previous 38meg variant of Extra Fibre. Prices start at £19.99 a month for those in areas which are deemed by Ofcom as Market 2 or 3, (Plusnet low cost area) or £26.49 a month outside these. Plusnet fibre products come with an 18-month contract and free installation if you take the Plusnet phone service, and are available to existing and new customers.

More details about the range of fibre-broadband options that are available from different providers are in our fibre broadband guide.


Posted by kamelion over 4 years ago
Nice advert. First Talktalk now Plusnet. Who are you going to sell out to next?
Posted by Timalay over 4 years ago
How is this selling out?
Posted by YaZiN over 4 years ago
It's news, they talk about almost all the common consumer ISPs at some point through the year.
Posted by uniquename over 4 years ago
Whichever ISP makes a product announcement?

That's one of the wierdest silly comments I have ever seen here.

Is your axe very blunt?
Posted by adslmax over 4 years ago
Sadly Virgin Media need to push more upload on 60 meg eg: 60/10 as 6 meg is not competition against BT 40/10

Come on VM - get more upload for customers!
Posted by darkmast2 over 4 years ago
I'm guessing the average user doesn't need a big upload speed therefore it's not a priority. Almost all adverts I see on tv only talk about download speeds.
Posted by adslmax over 4 years ago
The uploads is more important now exspecially facebook quicker uploads of mobile camera photo/video etc. That's why we need a better uploads rather than downloads.
Posted by adslmax over 4 years ago
And you tubes uploads too
Posted by camieabz over 4 years ago
Looking at some past articles:

Orange - 5/9/11

O2 - 22/9/11

BE - 4/10/11

BT - 15/11/11

Zen - 17/11/11

BT - 16/12/11

Sky - 31/1/12

Tesco - 13/2/12

Orange - 7/3/12

TalkTalk - 12/3/12

Virgin - 2/4/12

BT - 11/4/12

Sky - 25/4/12

O2 - 5/5/12

ADSL24/Fido.Net - 11/6/12

It doesn't look as if TBB is overdoing its Plusnet bias. :-p
Posted by otester over 4 years ago
^ Could do with some more niche providers.
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