Cut broadband bills in half with BT
BT has launched a ‘social tariff’ aimed at those on benefits or low incomes. The £15 a month broadband and phone ‘social tariff’ will allow qualifying customers to halve their internet bills.
There are around 4.6m households on universal credit and a range of other means-tested benefits who will qualify for BT’s Home Essentials package.
To get the special tariff, households have to be in receipt of one of the following benefits: universal credit, jobseeker’s allowance, income support, or employment and support allowance, or the guarantee credit element of pension credit. BT says existing customers who qualify for the deal can switch immediately without any early repayment charges. Those applying will need their national insurance number and must fill in an online form stating the benefit they receive. Most approvals take 24 hours, BT says.
For more information, visit www.bt.com/exp/broadband/home-essentials