Product archive - Business Options 1-3

This page refers to broadband products that are no longer sold to new customers

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

Business Broadband Options 1, 2 and 3 are standard broadband products, offering up to 17Mb speeds where available. They were launched on 27th July 2009.

All three products were withdrawn from sale on 29th May 2013.

The monthly cost you pay for these services depends on which part of the UK you live in and the contract length you sign up to. See our UK area cost guide for more information.

Product Telephone Exchange Area 12 month contract 24 month contract
Business Option 1 Non-low cost areas £16.00 £15.00
Low cost areas £12.00 £10.00
Business Option 2 Non-low cost areas £26.00 £23.00
Low cost areas £18.00 £15.00
Business Option 3 Non-low cost areas £35.00 £32.00
Low cost areas £28.00 £25.00

Please note: Prices do not include VAT.

Product Standard allowance
Business Broadband Option 1 10GB
Business Broadband Option 2 50GB
Business Broadband Option 3 Unlimited
  • (Options 1 and 2 only) Overnight usage (between midnight and 8am) does not count towards your monthly usage allowance
  • If you go over your allowance, it'll be increased by 1GB (at a cost of £1+VAT, payable on your next bill) until the end of the month

You can control how much you spend at Manage My Usage (found in Manage Account > Connection Settings).

If you set and then exceed a spending limit, your speed will be rate limited to 256kb/s and all peer-to-peer, Usenet and FTP traffic will be blocked. Restrictions will be in place until you remove or raise your spending limit, or until your next billing date.

  1. Unlimited email addresses
  2. Enhanced care is available for £8.50 a month
  3. Prioritised service - £7.00 per month (Options 1 and 2), included as standard (Option 3)
  4. Annex M is available for £10 per month (subject to area availability)
  5. 1 (Option 2) or 2 (Option 3) inclusive domains can be registered for use with Plusnet email and webspace
  6. Basic webspace (no CGI & MySQL functionality) - 100MB (Option 1), 250MB (Option 2), 500MB (Option 3)
  7. All connections are assigned a dynamic IP as standard, a static IP is available on request

Please note: Prices do not include VAT.

Broadband Referral Value
Business Broadband Option 1 0.25
Business Broadband Option 2 0.50
Business Broadband Option 3 1.00

Find out more about referrals.

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The following priorities apply to all three packages:

Internet Activity Priority
Browsing and email Medium
VoIP (internet phone calls) High
Gaming High
VPN High
FTP (external) High
FTP (Plusnet) High
Streaming Medium
Software updates Medium
Peer to Peer Low
Other Medium