5 brilliant benefits you get from being a BT Broadband customer

Discover more of BT’s brilliant products and the benefits you get from being a BT customer.

Broadband has changed our lives in many ways, helping us stay connected to family and friends, learn new facts, and keep informed and entertained.

Read on to find out why you get so much more with BT Broadband.

1: BT Extras

BT customers get some brilliant extras that help you get the most from your service and keep you safe online.

With BT Wi-fi you can get online at 5 million wi-fi hotspots around the country using the BT Wi-fi app, which means you can get online away from home.

BT Virus Protect is free security software developed with McAfee that protects your PC and Mac from viruses and spyware, download it here. BT Web Protect warns you if you are visiting a harmful website to keep you safe online, turn on BT Web Protect.

Back up your precious documents using BT Cloud, which keeps them safe and lets you access them anywhere with an internet connection. BT is the only internet service provider to offer cloud storage. BT Cloud is exclusively available for free to all our BT Broadband and BT Infinity customers. Depending on your broadband package, you'll get 10GB, 200GB or 1000GB free.

If you’ve got children or grandchildren who use the internet, keep them safe with BT Parental Controls, which includes pre-set filters that lets you control what your family can access. Activate BT Parental Controls.

If you’ve got a landline with us BT Call Protect prevents nuisance calls from coming through, sending them straight to your junk voicemail, so you don’t have to worry about intrusive and unwanted phone calls.

2: Faster speeds

With BT Infinity fibre-optical broadband you can get speeds of up to 76Mb, which means quicker downloads for music and movies, smoother video streaming and if you have a household with multiple people, you can all go online without battling for bandwidth.

3: Security

BT takes security incredibly seriously, we want you to be safe online and we’ve taken steps to keep your wi-fi safe.

All BT Home Hubs come with industry standard encryption technology to keep your wi-fi network safe, along with an activated firewall that monitors traffic by checking incoming and outcoming traffic

BT regularly releases software updates for the Smart Hub and Home Hub to add new features and keep them safe from security fixes. These updates are sent automatically to your hub, so you can be sure your device is safe.

BT Virus Protect and BT Web Protect are free to all broadband customers and protect against cyber threats, such as viruses and phishing attacks.

4: Brilliant products

At BT we’re continually investing and researching to create the best products for you.

Our Smart Hub is the UK’s most powerful wi-fi hub, and better than ones from the other big broadband providers. So you’ll enjoy fast wi-fi signal that goes further around the home

If you have Complete Wi-Fi or Ultrafast Plus you’ll get our next generation Smart Hub.  It’s our smartest hub yet and is future-proofed to deliver fast speeds throughout the home.

BT is pushing boundaries in TV technology, launching the UK’s first 4K UHD box and the first live sports 4K channel. 4K/Ultra HD has four times as much detail as HD, which means pictures are incredibly detailed and sharp.

With packages and prices to suit all users, BT TV brings you award-winning drama including Better Call Saul and Fear the Walking Dead. BT TV is the cheapest place to watch BT Sport so you can enjoy live action including: 42 Premier League games, UEFA Champions League and Aviva Premiership rugby. 

5: Connectivity at home and away

BT Broadband helps you stay connected wherever you are.

If you’ve got a large house and struggle to get wi-fi signal in some rooms, our wi-fi extenders and broadband extenders will help you get the internet throughout your entire home.

BT Broadband comes with free BT Wi-fi, so you and your family can get internet access at 5 million BT Wi-fi hotspots around the UK, including hotels, cafes, stations and airports. You can also get online at BT Fon hotspots around the world, helping you stay connected to the people you love.

Get more with BT Plus

BT Plus has arrived, by having your fibre broadband and mobile with us you and your family can enjoy some brilliant benefits and our best connection in and out of the home.

BT Plus broadband benefits include: Fast speeds, unlimited data, our Keep Connected Promise to get you back online quickly if your broadband stops working and dedicated UK and Ireland-based support.

With Plus, join us for mobile as well and you can unlock some other benefits including: double data on each mobile with us, our fastest 4G speeds and in the event of home broadband problems we’ll switch on free unlimited data within an hour of the fault being report to all your phones, so you can stay connected.

BT is available in three packages, Superfast Fibre Plus, Ultrafast Fibre Plus and Ultrafast Fibre 2 Plus. Existing customers can move to either of these plans to get Plus. Find out more about BT Plus.

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