Whether you set up your internet with Virgin Media, BT, TalkTalk or Relish chances are you'll have to wait for installation for a few weeks.
Homebox can help recommend the best internet service provider to get you set up quickly, or to use on a short-term basis.
We recommend Relish.net for next-day 4G broadband in London. Relish offer 1 month rolling contracts from £22 per month with speeds up to 40Mbs, ideal for a short-term internet solution or for a temporary connection while you wait for installation.
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Broadband installation times can vary depending on a number of factors. One of the most significant causes of delays is if an engineer needs to visit to install a new cable and other hardware.
Typically a new internet connection will take two weeks to be set up. BT advertise 10 days. If you need a phone line to be activated or hardware to be installed this can take longer. Virgin Media offer a self-service 'QuickStart' where they send you a SuperHub in the post 'in as little as 4 days' from the time you take your contract out with them. If QuickStart isn't an option it can take significantly longer.