Vodafone UK is offering small businesses (0-49 employees) six months of its Business Broadband package for free as part of a push to help those struggling during the coronavirus pandemic.
The company said the available package contains its Unlimited Business Broadband connection and Microsoft 365 Business Standard, both of which will be free for the first six months when businesses sign up. The offer is live now and will be open for three months.
Vodafone said that any business currently in contract can also take advantage of the six month fee break.
“Our role in these challenging times is to keep the UK connected and help businesses return to work,” added Vodafone UK CEO Nick Jeffery. “Small businesses have been hit particularly hard by this crisis. By reducing their costs and providing them with our brilliant technology and expertise, we hope to help them get back on their feet and return to growth.”
The offer requires businesses to sign up to a 24-month contract, though there are no set-up fees. After the first six months, the remaining 18-month charge is £19.17 per month for a connection an average download speed of 35Mbps or £22.50 for an average of 63Mbps.
Microsoft 365 Business Standard is charged at £9.40 per month for the 18-month period. It means that a small business can get 24 months of broadband and Microsoft 365 for a minimum of £514.26, saving a minimum of £171.42 in the process.