Product archive - Broadband Premier

This page refers to a broadband product that's no longer available to new customers

Existing customers can continue to benefit from its features, or upgrade to one of our current products

Plusnet Broadband Premier is a broadband product available on standard broadband.

It was launched on 4th April 2005 and withdrawn from sale to new customers on 10th April 2007.

There are three variants of Broadband Premier:

Variant Cost Cost during VAT reduction
(1st December 2008 - 31st December 2009)
Option 1 £21.99 £21.49
Option 2 £29.99 £29.35
Option 3 £39.99 £39.13

The monthly allowance on Broadband Premier applies between (4pm-midnight) only.

Account type Usage Allowance
Option 1 20GB
Option 2 30GB
Option 3 40GB

As you approach your usage allowance the following restrictions will apply

  Option 1 Option 2 Option 3
Level 1
  • Between 13-17GB peak time usage
  • peer-to-peer, Usenet and File Transfer Applications reduced to a maximum speed of 256kb/s
  • All other activities reduced to a maximum speed of 2Mb/s
  • Between 20-25GB peak time usage
  • peer-to-peer, Usenet and File Transfer Applications reduced to a maximum speed of 256kb/s
  • All other activities reduced to a maximum speed of 2Mb/s
  • Between 27-32GB peak time usage
  • peer-to-peer, Usenet and File Transfer Applications reduced to a maximum speed of 256kb/s
  • All other activities reduced to a maximum speed of 2Mb/s
Level 2
  • Between 17-20GB peak time usage
  • peer-to-peer, Usenet and File Transfer Applications reduced to a maximum speed of 128kb/s
  • All other activities reduced to a maximum speed of 1Mb/s
  • Between 25-30GB peak time usage
  • peer-to-peer, Usenet and File Transfer Applications reduced to a maximum speed of 128kb/s
  • All other activities reduced to a maximum speed of 1Mb/s
  • Between 33-40GB peak time usage
  • peer-to-peer, Usenet and File Transfer Applications reduced to a maximum speed of 128kb/s
  • All other activities reduced to a maximum speed of 1Mb/s
Level 3
  • After 20GB peak time usage
  • peer-to-peer, Usenet and File Transfer Applications are blocked
  • All other activities reduced to a maximum speed of 512kb/s
  • After 30GB peak time usage
  • peer-to-peer, Usenet and File Transfer Applications are blocked
  • All other activities reduced to a maximum speed of 512kb/s
  • After 40GB peak time usage
  • peer-to-peer, Usenet and File Transfer Applications are blocked
  • All other activities reduced to a maximum speed of 512kb/s

The following features are available to Broadband Premier customers:

  1. Unlimited email addresses
  2. Plusnet Protect
  3. One .co.uk domain can be registered for use with Plusnet email and webspace for £1 per month
  4. Up to 5 domains can be hosted for free
  5. 250MB webspace (with CGI & MySQL access if required)
  6. All connections are assigned a static IP, this cannot be changed

Broadband Premier has a referral value of 50p per month.

Find out more about referrals.

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