Gigaclear is a specialist broadband provider, offering superfast and ultrafast broadband to some of the UK's rural communities, using its own network of fibre optic cables. The company has already reached 35,000 homes and businesses across the country.
What does Gigaclear offer?
Gigaclear specialise in home and business broadband deals for people living in rural areas. Broadband connectivity in the countryside has always been notoriously poor, but Gigaclear is determined to give rural and isolated communities access to high-speed internet that they otherwise wouldn't be able to get.
They currently offer five tiers of broadband package, with varying speeds that will suit different customers and budgets:
Gigaclear's basic home broadband package, named after its 30Mbps average broadband speed for both uploads and downloads. While these are the lowest speeds offered by Gigaclear, it's still classed as superfast broadband and will be enough for a household of light internet users. Price (as of 17th Jun 2021) - £39pcm with £30 activation fee.
Gigaclear's next best broadband packages offers download and upload speeds of 100Mbps - a speedy connection for a house of multiple users. Price (as of 17th Jun 2021) - £44pcm with £30 activation fee.
Ultrafast 300 with Smart WiFi
Gigaclear's middle tier home broadband deal, named after its 300Mbps upload and download average speeds. Price (as of 17th Jun 2021) - £29pcm with free installation.
Ultrafast 600 with Smart WiFi
With average download and upload speeds of 600Mbps, this package from Gigaclear is entering the realm extremely rapid internet. Price (as of 17th June 2021) - £34pcm with free installation.
Ultrafast 900 with Smart WiFi
Gigaclear's fastest broadband deal named after its whopping 900Mbps upload and download average speeds. Price (as of 17th June 2021) - £49pcm with free installation.
What do I get with Gigaclear broadband?
Gigaclear is known for providing no-frills broadband. That means no TV bundle offers, and as it uses its own lines to deliver your internet, no need for line rental either, or even a landline itself.
What you will get though, is a high-speed, reliable internet connection that you may not otherwise be able to get in your rural location.
All Gigaclear customers will be provided with a Linksys WiFi router, which will connect your devices to the internet. The Linksys router is a powerful device, but to make the most of it you'll need to get the Smart WiFi node, which comes with the Ultrafast 300, 600, and 900 packages.
The Smart WiFi node will boost your coverage and signal to every part of your home, while it also allows you to monitor your devices, set up parental controls and set up a guest WiFi hotspot.
Can I get Gigaclear broadband in my area?
As mentioned previously, Gigaclear currently only operates in rural communities in the UK. But just because your home is surrounded by fields or forest, this doesn't necessarily mean you're eligible.
According to Gigaclear's website, their service is currently available in over 200 communities, while it is working on expanding it to more areas. Currently, Gigaclear broadband is available in certain rural communities in the following counties:
If you live in a rural area of one of these counties and want faster broadband, simply pop in your postcode at the top of this page to check if Gigaclear's ultrafast broadband deals are available where you live.