Landline rental is one of the most frustrating aspects of being a broadband customer in the UK. A growing number of people never use a home phone and so the handset sits there in the house – unused or disconnected – as a mere trinket.
Relish is a new service that promises “fibre-fast” home broadband using an ultrafast 4G network. The company promises speeds of up to 65Mbps, although CNET reports the average should actually be around 30Mbps.
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The service is only for Londoners though, and for unlimited data it’ll set you back £20 per month. The router costs £50 upfront on a four-week contract, but if you agree to a 12 month plan Relish will happily give it to you for free.
If you’re interested in mobile broadband across the country, Relish also offers a 4G mobile dongle that reportedly relies on Three’s network – so when you leave London you’ll default to a 3G connection. Plans start at £10 per month for 1GB of data and £25 for the dongle – although you can combine Relish’s Home and Mobile broadband packages for a nice discount.
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