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Do I need to cancel my broadband before switching?

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Last updated: 12 January 2022

In order to get the best deal possible on your broadband, it’s important to regularly check the deals that are on the market. Often, this will result in you needing to jump ship, switching your current provider for one with a better deal. 

Once you have selected your new ISP, the process is handled for you. The two companies will work out the handover between them, meaning you do not need to actively cancel your old broadband contract for the new one to start.

One thing to check, however, will be any cancellation fees. If you are still under contact with your current internet provider, switching may incur a cost.

In many cases, there are ways that this fee can be waived, so always check before switching to avoid any nasty surprises down the line.


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Michael Quinn

Author: Michael Quinn

Michael is a dedicated author helping usave to write guides, blogs and news for the last four years. When not writing articles, you can usually find him at wine tasting events or having a political debate on the night tube.

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