Hey!Broadband is a full-fibre internet service provider based in Cheshire supplying all our customers with FTTP (Fibre to the Premises/Home) and extremely competitive prices. They believe everyone deserves a fast, affordable, and reliable broadband connection coupled with excellent customer service. They are currently focusing on connecting mid-sized cities and rural areas in the UK, to complement low deployment by national operators who are investing mainly in large cities. Coverage consists of large parts of West Sussex and Buckinghamshire. Specifically Horsham, High Wycombe, Gerrards Cross and Chalfont Saint Peter. With Gigabit speeds of 1000mbps available Hey!Broadband is a key Alt-Net in helping the Government to bring Gigabit Broadband to 85% of UK premises by 2025. This makes them ideal for future-proofing your home and for homes that have a high usage of Broadband- whether that be for running a business, streaming or gaming. The power of FTTP means their speeds is all you will need.
How fast is Hey!Broadband?
Hey!Broadband only offers two packages at the moment. Both are FTTP full-fibre connections which makes them all about speed. The first package is 100mbps Superfast featuring 100Mbps download speed, 20Mbps upload speed. The medium speed package is Megafast 400Mbps with upload speeds of 200Mbps. Their other package is Gigafast 1000mbps- which boasts symmetrical download and upload speeds. With these being their only options, this makes them an ideal choice for heavy internet users who either have many devices on their Local Area Network or use broadband connections for professional reasons- such as working from home. If you are not a heavy internet user- someone who uses the internet just for scrolling, surfing or checking emails, Hey!Broadband may not be the provider for you.
How much does Hey!Broadband cost?
When considering the cost of full-fibre broadband it is important to understand that full-fibre is the next generation of broadband connection. Just like a new mobile phone, the newer it is the higher the price it carries. Gigafast- Hey!Broadband’s fastest package costs £35 exactly, which is a very competitive price for that speed. Comparing this to Youfibre and Community Fibre who provide the same service for around a similar price. This makes Gigafast a competitive option for these speeds. A good price for a Gigabit broadband deal
would typically range from £30 to £40, so this is a very competitive price.
Megafast on the other hand is a good option if you live specifically in the areas Hey!Broadband operates in, but looking comparatively to other providers, for £33 you would be looking for an extra 50mbps although 250mbps in itself is enough to comfortably cover a whole home.
Both packages have the option for a phone line to be added for another £9.50.
How long is the minimum contract length for Hey!Broadband?
The minimum contract length for Hey!Broadband is also it’s maximum length. 18 months is the standard for this provider with a typical broadband contract being either 12, 18 or 24 months long. All contracts with Hey!Broadband comes with a minimum contract term, which you need to consider if you are thinking of cancelling.
Broadband providers websites can be very persuasive, so it’s always best to research existing customer experiences. Hey!Broadband has a Trustpilot score of 4.4 stars, putting them in the excellent category. Key themes of the reviews suggest they provide great support and make installations very easy. Hey!Broadband speeds also leave customers broadband transformed.
The negative reviews mention miscommunications in pricing and installations so this is something to be aware of if they are the provider for you.
How do I check if Hey!Broadband is in my area?
You can use the Hey!Broadband Fibre Broadband Checker to discover whether or not Hey! Broadbands full-fibre packages are available in your area as well as the realistic maximum speed. To do this, simply enter your postcode into the website and select your address and the results will be generated for you. Do not worry if they are not in your area, searching like this shows the provider where demand is coming from so gives you a greater chance of being able to get their packages in the future when they expand.
What is Hey!Broadband’s coverage in the UK?
As an Alt Net, Hey!Broadband covers areas of the country where larger providers are in low development. This gives people in that area better connections sooner. Coverage consists of large parts of West Sussex and Buckinghamshire. Specifically Horsham, High Wycombe, Gerrards Cross and Chalfont Saint Peter. If you’re planning on switching to Hey!Broadband, the fastest way to check if they provide coverage in your area is to use the postcode checker
on Hey! Broadbands home page.
What sort of router do you get with Hey!Broadband?
Hey!Broadband install their own routers during installation day. This is no bigger than a standard-sized telephone. Customers will be able to decide where they would want it placed, their engineers will be there to advise on the optimal position for the router.
What is the Hey!Broadband’s customer service number?
The Hey!Broadband customer services can be reached by calling 0808 168 1616. Alternatively you can get in touch with them via email via firstname.lastname@example.org.