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First Utility Broadband rebrands as Shell Energy Broadband and launches superfast fibre deals

Shell Energy Broadband, formerly known as First Utility Broadband, is offering up to 20% off its fibre plans until 14 May

 There’s a (relatively) new broadband provider in town and it’s called Shell Energy Broadband. 

Formerly known as First Utility Broadband, its owners Shell rebranded at the end of March and has been on a marketing campaign ever since. 

As part of that campaign, it is offering up to 20% off its three fibre broadband plans if you sign up before the 14 May. In addition to no connection fees and free line rental, your contract price won’t increase at the end of the 18-month term. What’s more, if you’re a Shell Energy customer you get additional rewards including Shell Go+ membership. 

This membership entitles you to 10% savings on hot drinks, deli2go, Jamie Oliver deli by Shell, oils and carwash from any Shell garage, discounted fuel every 10 times you fill up your car, “surprise freebies” and an additional exclusive monthly fuel saving if you’re also signed up to Shell Energy. 

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Shell Energy Broadband plans

Shell Energy Broadband provides three fibre broadband options, via TalkTalk’s network.

The cheapest plan, called Fast Broadband, costs £17.99 per month as part of the offer (down from £19.99) and this gets you speeds of up to 17Mpbs. The next plan up is Superfast Fibre for £23.99 per month (usually £29.99 a month) for up to 38Mbps, and the most expensive Superfast Fibre Plus plan will set you back £27.99 per month (down from £34.99) for speeds up to 76Mbps.

Broadband productNormal priceOffer
Superfast Fibre Plus

(Avg download speed 63Mbps)

Superfast Fibre

(Avg download speed 35Mbps)

Fast Broadband

(Avg download speed 11Mbps)


All of Shell Energy’s broadband plans are for 18 months but include line rental, unlimited downloads and no connection fee.

Each of these plans additionally come with Pay-as-you-go calls, but if you find yourself needing more, you can add extra call packages to this. 

The evening and weekend call package covers calls made in the evenings and weekends – from 7pm to 7am Monday to Friday and from midnight Friday to midnight Sunday  – 01,02 and 03 numbers and standard UK mobile calls .

The anytime call package includes calls to 01, 02 and 03 numbers and standard UK mobile calls at any time of day.

The international call package features 600 inclusive minutes to landlines in 40 countries, 75% discount on calls to mobiles in 40 countries and 50% on all other international calls.

You can check your availability for Shell Energy Broadband here. Be aware that because Shell Energy Broadband leases TalkTalk’s network, it is limited to areas where TalkTalk has installed fibre. This network is not nationwide yet.  

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