Social tariffs: Cheaper broadband and phone packages for people on certain benefits
Social tariffs are cheaper broadband and phone packages for people claiming Universal Credit, Pension Credit and some other benefits. However, take-up of these packages is very low, at around 5% of those eligible.
You can find out more about social tariffs, whether you might be eligible, and how to apply on the website of OfCom, the UK's telecomms regulator.
The problems that customers are facing in paying for broadband is the subject of a report by report by BBC News.
Posted on the 18th of May 2023