If you are claiming Job Seekers Allowance, Universal Credit, Disability Allowance, Personal Independence Payment or Employment and Support Allowance, you may be able to get cheaper broadband or phone contracts.
Not all companies offer this, but Martin Lewis the money saving expert has a helpful guide: Cheaper Broadband
And you can find out more on the Ofcom website: Cheaper Deals
BT offer a basic phone line which is cheaper than their normal contracts: BT Basic
Virgin offer a lower price broadband for those on Universal Credit: Virgin Essential