How much notice do I need to give my broadband provider?
You’ll need to give at least two weeks’ notice to your broadband provider when moving home. Be sure to check with your provider though, as notice periods can be up to six weeks.
Here are the costs and notice periods for the UK’s most popular broadband providers.
|Provider||Notice period||What to do||Cost of moving||New contract needed?|
|BT||6 weeks||Use the portal||Free (unless a new line needs to be installed)||Only if you're in the last 3 months of your contract|
|Sky||2 weeks||Use the portal||Free. There will be fees for any installation||No|
|Virgin Media||6 weeks||Call Customer services||Admin charge||Yes|
|Plusnet||3 weeks||Call Customer services||Free with a new contract||No|
|TalkTalk||2 weeks||Use the portal||Free||No|