Read what our editors had to say about these leading Isp sites. If you know of a high quality website on this topic, please let us know.

Citizens Online

Citizens Online is a charity that campaigns for the very specific goal of universal internet access in Britain. The site includes news, project information, and statistics as they work towards \'Universal Internet Access and tackling the issues of the Digital Divide.\'


The Office of Telecommunications, better known as Oftel, is the regulator for the UK telecommunications industry. Their site contains news of the watchdog\'s latest releases and publications, as well as useful links and information.

Internet access from Virgin offer high speed broadband, unmetered 24Seven internet access and Pay As You Go. The site makes it easy to compare their products by price and service.


NETAway is a new pay as you go service that allows anyone to connect to the Internet in over 105 countries at a flat charge of 8p/min. Perfect for travellers with a laptop, MAC or a PDA. NETAway has 18,000 local dial up access numbers worldwide cutting out the need to make a costly international call to your home. is a completely independent site, giving advice on internet connection and reviews of the ISPs. Apart from the usual ratings, they also have 'Worst ISPs' as voted for by the users. Worth a look is their Unmetered ISP Wizard, designed to make it easy to find an ISP which meets your needs.

BT Broadband

BT Broadband promises that you can surf up to 20 times faster, will be able to benefit from an 'always-there' connection, and will be able to talk and surf at the same time - no second line required. You don't have to be a BT customer to get it and all the things/steps you need to do to get Broadband are clearly set out for you.

Internet Watch Foundation

The Internet Watch Foundation is the UK Internet industry\'s self-regulation body, and works in partnership with ISPs, Telcos, Mobile Operators, Software Providers, Police and Government . IWF is also working on rating and filtering systems, and promoting Internet education and awareness.

The ISP Review

The Internet Service Providers Review is the UK's biggest forum for Internet Service Provider news, reviews, articles and discussion. The site has a monthly top 10 list of ISPs, and busy forums and notice boards where people can discuss their experiences. An excellent site if you need to choose an ISP.

Net 4 Nowt

The Net4Nowt site has been helping people find the right Internet Service Provider (or ISP) since 1998. In addition to a comprehensive directory of UK ISPs, the site has a useful discussion forum, FAQs, hints and tips to make this process that little bit easier.


Onspeed is a site that sells faster Internet connection - you use your current Internet provider and you just download their package and it makes your dial up 5x faster. There is a trial version online and it works with both MAC and PC.

Central Ipoint

Central Ipoint are a business and domestic broadband provider. They have a clear design, easy to use site with prices and services available they also have a migration process available if you want to move from another provider.