Vodafone Full Fibre 900

Last updated: 19 January 2024   By Dr Lucy Brown, Editor

Vodafone Full Fibre 900 is the provider's fastest broadband package, and can be taken with or without Pro II.

Full Fibre 900 offers gigabit speeds of 910Mbps average, but performs best with the Pro II add-on to boost wireless speeds.

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Vodafone Full Fibre 900 offers average download speeds of 910Mbps and is available on both the Openreach and CityFibre FTTP networks.

In CityFibre areas this package is even faster, with symmetrical upload speeds of 910Mbps compared to 105Mbps on the Openreach network.

Customers can take this as a standard plan, but it works best with the Pro II add-on to boost wireless speeds with the latest WiFi 6E router and whole home wireless guarantee.

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At a glance

Price £36
Setup cost None
Minimum term 24 months
Out of contract price £58
Annual price increase CPI + 3.9% in April
Download speed 910Mb
Upload speed 105Mb / 910Mb
Usage allowance Unlimited
Router Intelligent WiFi Hub / Ultra Hub
WiFi guarantee Pro II
Parental controls My Vodafone app
Home phone Included
Anytime calls £8/mth (inc. UK mobiles)
TV Optional: Apple TV 4K
Pros Cons
Very competitively priced gigabit deal WiFi guarantee requires upgrade to Pro II with more features than a customer might want
Option to upgrade to the latest WiFi 6E router and boosters Xtra plan bundling Apple TV and anytime calls again may cover more services than is desired
Wide availability over both Openreach and CityFibre FTTP areas
Vodafone Together discounts offer extra £3 off each month
Includes home phone line as standard
Package Broadband Monthly price Upfront price Contract term
Full Fibre 910 910Mb average £39 Free 24 months
offer Offer: £3 off for Vodafone pay monthly customers + Up to £100 of your leaving fees covered when switching to Vodafone Broadband
Full Fibre 910 + Super WiFi 6 910Mb average £46 Free 24 months
offer Offer: Power Hub with WiFi 6 + Super WiFi 6 Booster + Automatic 4G Broadband Back-Up + £3 off for Vodafone pay monthly customers + Up to £100 of your leaving fees covered when switching to Vodafone Broadband

Who is Vodafone Full Fibre 900 best suited for?

Vodafone's Full Fibre 900 broadband package is best suited for larger households, where multiple people want to get online at the same time and share bandwidth between lots of devices.

Customers who opt for the upgraded Pro II Full Fibre 900 plan and get the Ultra Hub, will be able to connect more than 150 devices, as well as have plenty of bandwidth to go around.

Full Fibre 900 is best for:

  • Larger households, with multiple occupants and devices connecting to the router
  • Bandwidth heavy activities, like multiple gamers or small groups of people working from home
  • It will also easily support streaming video in 4K Ultra HD, gaming in 4K, and making video calls in Ultra HD too

It's possible to take Full Fibre 900 as either a standard plan, or upgrade it with Pro II or Xtra add-ons for more premium features, however either way the plan offers good value for money and compares well on cost to rival deals.

Vodafone pay monthly mobile customers are ideal for Vodafone full fibre plans as they will get to benefit from an additional monthly discount of £3 on the broadband, plus money-off all household mobile SIMs too.

Overall, Full Fibre 900 is a heavy weight plan, but one that is also affordably priced thanks to good competition in the market, and could be an ideal choice for those who want the fastest broadband speeds.


What does Vodafone Full Fibre 900 offer?

Vodafone Full Fibre 900 is the fastest package available from the provider, and offers average download speeds at peak times of 910Mbps.

Customers can choose to take Full Fibre 900 as a standard plan, or upgrade to the Pro II package which offers a WiFi 6E router, a whole home WiFi guarantee with up to three WiFi 6E boosters, and an automatic 4G backup.

It's also possible to combine Full Fibre 900 with the Xtra add-on, which offers an Apple TV 4K box, a 24-month subscription to Apple TV+, and anytime calls.

Here are the current costs of those options:

Package Broadband Monthly price Upfront price Contract term
Full Fibre 910 910Mb average £39 Free 24 months
offer Offer: £3 off for Vodafone pay monthly customers + Up to £100 of your leaving fees covered when switching to Vodafone Broadband
Full Fibre 910 + Super WiFi 6 910Mb average £46 Free 24 months
offer Offer: Power Hub with WiFi 6 + Super WiFi 6 Booster + Automatic 4G Broadband Back-Up + £3 off for Vodafone pay monthly customers + Up to £100 of your leaving fees covered when switching to Vodafone Broadband

It's possible to reduce these listed prices by £3 per month if customers have a pay monthly mobile plan from Vodafone, with the Vodafone Together benefits.

Vodafone customers who bundle both mobile and broadband get 30% discount on any pay monthly SIM plan too, and the provider says customers can save up to £380 a year, although that's based on having four SIMs in a household.

Pro II Full Fibre 900

Vodafone Pro II Full Fibre 900 offers the same gigabit download speeds, but with an upgraded router and improved wireless coverage to ensure customers get to benefit from those speeds.

Pro II bundles the latest WiFi 6E Ultra Hub, along with a whole home WiFi guarantee with up to three WiFi 6E boosters, and an automatic 4G mobile broadband backup if the fixed-line service ever goes down.

WiFi 6E provides an additional wireless channel on the new 6GHz frequency, so newer devices can receive even faster speeds over wireless than before.

Considering Full Fibre 900 offers such fast download speeds, it's worth considering the upgrade to Pro II to make the most of this package.

Xtra broadband

Both the standard Full Fibre 900 plan and the Pro II Full Fibre 900 plan can be taken with the Xtra add-on.

It costs £14 per month and customers receive an Apple TV 4K box and access to Apple TV+ for the length of the minimum term, as well as anytime calls to UK landlines and UK mobiles from the Vodafone home phone.

It's worth ensuring customers want both of these services however, as while the Apple TV 4K box is included, Apple TV+ costs just £8.99 separately, and the anytime call plan costs £8.

However, the Apple TV 4K box provided with this add-on becomes property of the customer and doesn't need to be returned. This in itself has a value of £149, or £6.20 per month for 24 months.

Call plans

Vodafone Full Fibre 900 comes with line rental included, as well as a home phone line with the ability to make and receive calls on a pay as you go basis.

Not all full fibre providers are still offering a phone line, with the service now removed from TalkTalk, BT, and Shell Energy Broadband packages.

Customers can choose to add evening and weekend calls for £4 per month, or anytime calls for £8 per month. Alternatively, for those who only make occasional calls, Vodafone offer some of the cheapest out of allowance calling rates, at just 11.5p per minute to UK landlines plus a 19p connection fee.


How does Vodafone Full Fibre 900 compare?

Vodafone Full Fibre 900 sits among a few other gigabit-capable broadband packages, and while competition has bought full fibre prices down, Vodafone's deal is still among the most competitive.

Here's the plan side-by-side with some equivalent deals from rival providers:

Package Broadband Monthly price Upfront price Contract term
Full Fibre 910 910Mb average £39 Free 24 months
offer Offer: £3 off for Vodafone pay monthly customers + Up to £100 of your leaving fees covered when switching to Vodafone Broadband
Full Fibre 900 900Mb average £44.99 Free 24 months
offer Offer: Save over £17/mth + No setup fee + Exclusive offers and discounts for Plusnet customers (Ends 29/05/2024)
Gigafast Broadband 900Mb average £41 £5 18 months
offer Offer: WiFi Max just £3/mth + (£5 refundable setup fee for new customers if applicable)
Full Fibre 900 944Mb average £49 Free 18 months
offer Offer: Free setup and P&P

While offers and prices vary from time to time, right now, Vodafone Full Fibre 900 is noticeably cheaper than equivalent deals from Plusnet, TalkTalk, Sky, and Virgin Media Gig1.

Like-for-like comparisons can be tricky however, for example they don't consider which providers include a home phone line - Vodafone Full Fibre 900 does - or equally, the some of the more nuanced discounts available, like Vodafone Together, which reduces the monthly broadband price by £3.

It's also worth considering the cost of any premium add-ons, such as Pro II, which costs an extra £10 per month. Although similar add-ons from Sky also add an extra £6.50 to the monthly price, so Vodafone Full Fibre 900 is still cheaper.

Pro II Full Fibre 900

Vodafone Pro II Full Fibre 900 is harder to compare, as not all providers offer a similar level of premium services.

Pro II Full Fibre 900 currently costs £46 per month, so is £10 more expensive per month than the standard Full Fibre 900 plan.

In comparison, Sky Gigafast customers can add their WiFi Max plan for £6.50 per month, which includes an upgraded WiFi 6 router and a whole home WiFi guarantee, much like Pro II. That makes Sky Gigafast £48.50 per month, still slightly more expensive than Vodafone.

BT is another provider offering a similar service to Pro II, their BT Halo 3+ add-on includes both the Hybrid Connect 4G backup and a WiFi guarantee. Prices are harder to pin down, but BT Full Fibre 900 with BT Halo 3+ currently costs £90.99 per month, quite a lot more than Vodafone's Pro II deal.

Overall, while Pro II Full Fibre 900 looks expensive, it actually compares well against providers offering similar premium upgrades.


How fast is Vodafone Full Fibre 900?

Vodafone Full Fibre 900 offers average download speeds of 910Mbps at peak times, with uploads either 105Mbps or 910Mbps depending on where a customer lives.

Vodafone use both the Openreach full fibre to the home (FTTP) and CityFibre networks to deliver their full fibre broadband, and CityFibre areas get the added benefit of symmetrical upload speeds.

Where Openreach FTTP has rolled out however, customers will see similar upload speeds in line with other rival Openreach providers, such as BT, Sky, Plusnet, and TalkTalk.

Advertised average speeds can be a useful measurement of the speed we'll actually receive, with at least 50% of customers having to receive the speeds or greater during the busiest hours of 8pm to 10pm at night.

Vodafone Full Fibre 900 customers can therefore expect to see the following speeds:

Average download speed Average upload speed
Vodafone Full Fibre 900 (Openreach FTTP) 910Mb 105Mb
Vodafone Full Fibre 900 (CityFibre FTTP) 910Mb 910Mb

Vodafone's average download speeds on their Full Fibre 900 gigabit package is faster than some equivalent deals using the same technology. For example, BT only offer 900Mbps average speeds.

Find out more about the fastest broadband providers in our main guide.

In addition to these average speeds, Vodafone also provide customers with more personalised estimates and a minimum guaranteed download speed when they sign up.

Because full fibre is so much more reliable than older technologies, distance and property location don't affect speeds so much, so estimated speeds are often the same as average speeds, regardless of a property's location.

We tested a postcode in an Openreach enabled area, and where given the following speed estimates and minimum speed on Full Fibre 900:

Estimated download speed Minimum guaranteed download speed
Vodafone Full Fibre 900 (Openreach FTTP) 910Mb 455Mb

In comparison, a postcode in a CityFibre enabled area returned these results:

Estimated download speed Minimum guaranteed download speed
Vodafone Full Fibre 900 (Openreach FTTP) 910Mb 455Mb

So, the difference between the networks is small, aside from the increased upload speeds on City Fibre.

Minimum guaranteed download speeds are effectively a service guarantee, and are generally lower than advertised speeds as they work as an absolute minimum.

If a customer doesn't receive the minimum speed for 3 consecutive days, and Vodafone doesn't fix the issue within 30 days, the customer can leave their contract without penalty.


Vodafone WiFi Hub

Vodafone Full Fibre 900 customers will be provided with the Intelligent WiFi Hub. It's a dual-band wireless router, which supports up to the WiFi 5 (802.11ac) protocol.

Specifications of the Intelligent WiFi Hub include:

  • Dual-band wireless (2.4GHz and 5GHz channels)
  • WiFi 5 (802.11ac) support
  • 7 internal antennae, with beamforming (ability to target a specific device with a stronger signal)
  • 4 x 1Gb Ethernet LAN ports for wired connections
  • 2 x USB ports

Vodafone also provide customers with the award-winning Vodafone Broadband app. As well as being able to see a list of connected devices, customers can pick a device to receive a stronger signal, as well as manage router-level access times.

While the Vodafone Intelligent WiFi Hub does support mesh, Vodafone are no longer actively marketing a separate whole home WiFi guarantee, or booster service, with their standard router.

To access the Super WiFi Guarantee customers have to sign up to Pro II Full Fibre 900, where they'll also be provided with the upgraded Ultra Hub.

We've written more about this router in our full review of Vodafone broadband, but it offers some of the latest wireless technology, offering WiFi 6E with tri-band channels utilising the new 6GHz frequency.

It works best with newer devices which also support WiFi 6 and WiFi 6E, but is an upgrade worth serious consideration for customers to benefit from the full speeds offered by Full Fibre 900.


Verdict: Is Vodafone Full Fibre 900 worth it?

Full Fibre 900 is Vodafone's fastest broadband option, and will suit larger households or those with a high demand on their Internet connection.

The biggest cost savings will be seen by Vodafone pay monthly mobile customers however, with the £3 monthly discount bringing the price below all other major rivals.

While it's perfectly adequate as a standard plan, it's hard to see how households opting for a gigabit-capable package wouldn't also want to benefit from the latest wireless technology to really make the most of those speeds.

That means, Pro II Full Fibre 900 becomes the better choice, bundling the very latest WiFi 6E router, a WiFi guarantee with WiFi 6E boosters, and a 4G backup service. However, it does cost an extra £10 per month, pushing the plan up in price.

Overall, the wider availability of Vodafone's full fibre broadband packages, and the added benefit of symmetrical speeds for those living in CityFibre enabled areas, makes Vodafone's Full Fibre 900 plan hard to beat.

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