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Virgin Media 8mb Broadband + Landline package - First three months @ £5, then £15.00 per month. FREE setup & router + £60 quidco!

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Received a letter from Virgin today... The Terms state the following: "Available to new customers or existing customers taking an additional service (subject to status and credit check)" - I have a… Read More
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8y, 2m agoFound 8 years, 2 months ago
Received a letter from Virgin today...

The Terms state the following: "Available to new customers or existing customers taking an additional service (subject to status and credit check)" - I have a Virgin PAYG mobile and rarely top it up.

Free connection (worth £30)
Free wireless router (worth £40)
Free 'PC Security'
No download limits (fair usage policy applies, though)
Free land-line package with unlimited evening and weekend calls

£5 a month for the first three months, then just £15 a month after that. 12-month contract applies.

Call 0800 052 4076 or visit your local Virgin Media store to join.
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#1
is this for cabled areas only? (fibre optic) or through the telephone exchange?
does it include line rental or is that still payable to them or BT etc
??????
#2
This price is only if you also take a Virgin landline at £11 pm, otherwise it's £20 pm
#3
This will be for non cable customers. Line rental wont be included.
#4
miserablemiser
is this for cabled areas only? (fibre optic) or through the telephone exchange?
does it include line rental or is that still payable to them or BT etc
??????


This is Virgin Media ( Cable ) no BT phone line required
#5
parpster
This is Virgin Media ( Cable ) no BT phone line required


You would be unfamiliar with their adsl business then. VM Cable dont do 8mb.
#6
Yes this will be for those without the virgin landline. The landline package is basically virgin doing a piggyback on your bt landline and charging for the calls. Which can be expensive as virgin cost a fortune for calls especially not bt have intoduce free calls for 0845 and the like.
#7
I'm glad I just left Virgin. All their support is offshore, terrible to deal with. Their traffic management policy is the toughest out there, they have secret "maintainance day" sundays where I got intermittant service. They were also unable to offer me any kind of promotional deal to stay. Bye bye. good riddance!
#8
Am I reading the virgin site wrong? It seems to me that it's £5 for the first 3 months and then £14 per month after that. But what about the £11 per month line rental? This makes it £16 for the first 3 months and £25 after that. Is this correct? My talktalk is £20.99 per month and for this I get broadband, line rental, free uk and international calls anytime. I have had cable broadband before, it is better than ADSL but price does matter to me.
#9
VM advertised speed is just theoretical. Their traffic management leaves you with 25% of your speed for most of the day. If you pay for 10MB, you'll get 2.5MB. So much for Broadband.

Telephone costs are VERY high with VM (more expensive than BT for almost all calls).

I don't know how they get away with that!
#10
£25 a month for cable phone and broadband might seem expensive but it is fairly cheap when you consider you can add ALL the TV channels for a one off payment of around £100.;-)
#11
Heavertron
I'm glad I just left Virgin. All their support is offshore, terrible to deal with. Their traffic management policy is the toughest out there, they have secret "maintainance day" sundays where I got intermittant service. They were also unable to offer me any kind of promotional deal to stay. Bye bye. good riddance!


It's amazing how experiences differ. Any support call I have made seems to be somebody in Wales. (Wales is still onshore unless the Severn has severely flooded) I've had 100% reliability and they keep reducing the price. Wouldn't deal with anyone else.
#12
deathtrap3000
You would be unfamiliar with their adsl business then. VM Cable dont do 8mb.


From the T+Cs :

SERVICES AVAILABLE IN VIRGIN MEDIA CABLED STREETS ONLY

So where's your ADSL now ??
#13
androoski
It's amazing how experiences differ. Any support call I have made seems to be somebody in Wales. (Wales is still onshore unless the Severn has severely flooded) I've had 100% reliability and they keep reducing the price. Wouldn't deal with anyone else.


Glad to hear you have having a better time than me. Their technical support is in Mumbai. So if you need to query a bill, you are fine. If you need to report a fault (on secret maintainance sunday for example) you may as well save your premium rate phone call, and not bother.
banned#14
baad
From the T+Cs :

SERVICES AVAILABLE IN VIRGIN MEDIA CABLED STREETS ONLY

So where's your ADSL now ??


here?

National Broadband products

Our National services allow us to offer broadband and phone services to the 50% of homes in the UK not covered by our cable network, providing them over the BT phone line. This means, you can still get great National Broadband and phone service but simply pay BT for your line rental.
#15
Heavertron
Glad to hear you have having a better time than me. Their technical support is in Mumbai. So if you need to query a bill, you are fine. If you need to report a fault (on secret maintainance sunday for example) you may as well save your premium rate phone call, and not bother.


androoski
It's amazing how experiences differ. Any support call I have made seems to be somebody in Wales. (Wales is still onshore unless the Severn has severely flooded) I've had 100% reliability and they keep reducing the price. Wouldn't deal with anyone else.


Got to say after 8 years with Virgin I wouldn't switch. Only ever had 1 or 2 issues in that time. The last one was when my 7 year old Motorola modem died, a quick call to their technical support (which is free from a virgin line) and they sent a replacement next day.
I download a few tv shows each week, stream and general browsing on my 10Mb connection, and never suffer any loss of speed or service.
I know everybody has different experiences but I couldn't fault them.
#16
This is the service I am on and it's provided down a bt line and as it has been pointed out it comes under national broadband for all you adsl doubters :roll:
#17
baad
From the T+Cs :

SERVICES AVAILABLE IN VIRGIN MEDIA CABLED STREETS ONLY

So where's your ADSL now ??


soooo pawned:p
#18
Richierea
Got to say after 8 years with Virgin I wouldn't switch. Only ever had 1 or 2 issues in that time. The last one was when my 7 year old Motorola modem died, a quick call to their technical support (which is free from a virgin line) and they sent a replacement next day.
I download a few tv shows each week, stream and general browsing on my 10Mb connection, and never suffer any loss of speed or service.
I know everybody has different experiences but I couldn't fault them.


i'm with Richierea on this one, been with virgin for over 10 years no complaints with the services or products. any minor issues that have occurred have been dealt with straight away. they even sent me a hdmi lead free when i got the V+ box!

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