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Virgin Media Super 50 Fibre £4 p/m for 9 months £308.88

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Good deal for Virgin Fibre upto 50Mbps. £4 p/m for 9 months then £19 p/m + £17.99 line rental (12 month contract) £308.88 for cost of the total contract.
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don't get 18mth contracts, 12mth max, paying £24.99 for 100mb and line, contract ending soon so will give notice and get another deal (via retentions) no doubt other members on better deals
I cancelles my virgin media package will i recieve a call from retentions?
yes you should, if your paying more than you think, (i.e new customers getting better deals) even though you have been with them years, I would cancel.
RETENTIONs normally ring you up a few times just haggle with them,
worse case scenario is you get cancelled, then just join as a new customer.
my last contract ended over xmas and they rang me on boxing day, so staff always available, will do the same again in December...
They had me on £21 including line rental but then put it upto £30
What package you on?,
are you in a contract or just rolling month by month?
Just rolling i already gave 30 days notice now and its 70mb with weekend calls
not sure if I mentioned above, I am on 100mb and weekends for £24.99 until Dec , lmk how you go on..(no doubt others on better packages and just as cheap)............

Edited By: REAL_DEAL on Jul 19, 2016 16:03
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dealer221
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dealer221
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don't get 18mth contracts, 12mth max, paying £24.99 for 100mb and line, contract ending soon so will give notice and get another deal (via retentions) no doubt other members on better deals
I cancelles my virgin media package will i recieve a call from retentions?
yes you should, if your paying more than you think, (i.e new customers getting better deals) even though you have been with them years, I would cancel.
RETENTIONs normally ring you up a few times just haggle with them,
worse case scenario is you get cancelled, then just join as a new customer.
my last contract ended over xmas and they rang me on boxing day, so staff always available, will do the same again in December...
They had me on £21 including line rental but then put it upto £30
What package you on?,
are you in a contract or just rolling month by month?
Just rolling i already gave 30 days notice now and its 70mb with weekend calls
dealer221
REAL_DEAL
dealer221
REAL_DEAL
don't get 18mth contracts, 12mth max, paying £24.99 for 100mb and line, contract ending soon so will give notice and get another deal (via retentions) no doubt other members on better deals
I cancelles my virgin media package will i recieve a call from retentions?
yes you should, if your paying more than you think, (i.e new customers getting better deals) even though you have been with them years, I would cancel.
RETENTIONs normally ring you up a few times just haggle with them,
worse case scenario is you get cancelled, then just join as a new customer.
my last contract ended over xmas and they rang me on boxing day, so staff always available, will do the same again in December...
They had me on £21 including line rental but then put it upto £30
What package you on?,
are you in a contract or just rolling month by month?
REAL_DEAL
dealer221
REAL_DEAL
don't get 18mth contracts, 12mth max, paying £24.99 for 100mb and line, contract ending soon so will give notice and get another deal (via retentions) no doubt other members on better deals
I cancelles my virgin media package will i recieve a call from retentions?
yes you should, if your paying more than you think, (i.e new customers getting better deals) even though you have been with them years, I would cancel.
RETENTIONs normally ring you up a few times just haggle with them,
worse case scenario is you get cancelled, then just join as a new customer.
my last contract ended over xmas and they rang me on boxing day, so staff always available, will do the same again in December...
They had me on £21 including line rental but then put it upto £30
dealer221
REAL_DEAL
don't get 18mth contracts, 12mth max, paying £24.99 for 100mb and line, contract ending soon so will give notice and get another deal (via retentions) no doubt other members on better deals
I cancelles my virgin media package will i recieve a call from retentions?
yes you should, if your paying more than you think, (i.e new customers getting better deals) even though you have been with them years, I would cancel.

RETENTIONs normally ring you up a few times just haggle with them,
worse case scenario is you get cancelled, then just join as a new customer.

my last contract ended over xmas and they rang me on boxing day, so staff always available, will do the same again in December...
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Netgear Nighthawk D7800-100 AC2600 VDSL modem/router £199.99 Amazon

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Price drop on this modem/router combo.
ronaldmacdonald Avatar1m, 2w agoFound 1 month, 2 weeks ago19 Comments
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can you attach external hd and use as a kind of nas?
JellybearXo
I don't understand why people use these when we all get a Router from Internet providers ?

I don't understand why people make comments like this.

It's the same reason we have higher tiered/priced products in every category.

Some features a high end router provides over the bog standard ISP one:

Dual/Tri band
Wireless AC
Port forwarding
QoS
Additional coverage
Guest network
Gigabit ports

and those are the only ones I use/come to mind/know of.
What router do you have? I am looking to replace my HH5.
My HH disconnected my BT Infinity connection nearly every other day. I switched to an Asus and it is rock solid going months and months without disconnecting. I can also plug a USB drive into it and use it as a network drive which is nice. Upgrading your router can be just about adding features but it can also improve reliability and range too.
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JellybearXo
I don't understand why people use these when we all get a Router from Internet providers ?
Because the ones Virgin send out are only good for landfill.
Seriously though, for me it's to get faster file transfers across my wireless network and to improve security.
Maybe mine is special, but I've found my Virgin Superhub 2 gives me better range than the two high end routers I was using when I only had a cable modem, turning the router to a modem only and using mine actually reduced performance.
The big downside is the limited port forwarding, DHCP reservations and all that sort of thing, which can be a pain.
mike

My Superhub 2 is in modem mode. I'm sure it's suitable for some, but I would end up rebooting mine once every couple of days or so in router mode. 5ghz file transfer on the Superhub 2 I would say is on the low end.


To be honest it sounds like your Superhub 2 might be faulty, I'm glad yours works well in modem mode. I've had no problems in either on mine and I prefer to use an external router not only because of the extended wifi range, but the range of features extra features no ISP modem will ever offer like VPN in & out, FTP, printer, auto downloading and file sharing via USB3, to name a few. Plus mine acts a local WINS server, so my non Windows clients can connect to my Windows ones via their computer name rather than IP address. All from one low powered device.

@drasim If you think Virgin routers are crap you want to see some of the xDSL provider ones. A Talk Talk one my Aunt was given was absolutely atrocious. If you need to change it for any reason they want to charge you or lock you into another contract. Personally I've had very little problems with Virgin. My router died last year and I rang them 00:30 early hours of Sunday morning and once they determined it was faulty an engineer was sent out Monday to replace it. As with all their equipment, they own it, and are therefore responsible for it. How many other companies do that?

@JellybearXo Why is it that people think that everyone lives in a bubble, and because they don't have a need for something, no one should?! If the Internet has shown us nothing else, there's a big world out there, with a tremendous range of diversity. People don't all live or do things the same way. Thank goodness.
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BT 52mb interent with weekend calls inc line rental (£28.98)pm With cash back (£17.73)pm

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with BT increasing their speed to 52mb they give virgin media huge competition. This deal beats virgin media and speeds past the standard companies only offering 38mb speeds in terms of price and spe…
ismaildeals123 Avatar2m, 4w agoFound 2 months, 4 weeks ago45 Comments
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mchu6am4
Can't see any mention of BT Reward Card on BT website?

Not sure if the link will work?

http://www.productsandservices.bt.com/products/broadband-deals?rolekey=Broadband_packages_EXP_B
125 quid reward card now in addition to the nice amount of Quidco. Go for the Infinity 1 unlimited deal with calls and TV and the total cashback is 290 quid! That's effectively over 24 quid discont per month over 12 months. About 12 quid per month net including the upfront costs? An absolute no brainer.



Edited By: bellboys on May 06, 2016 14:29: sp.
Can't see any mention of BT Reward Card on BT website?
Mentos
Anth2210
Quidco have confirmed that BT are not offering cashback via Quidco at the moment.
Odd, I see it on Quidco.
I just spoke with the Quidco team and they added BT back on this morning
Anth2210
Quidco have confirmed that BT are not offering cashback via Quidco at the moment.

Odd, I see it on Quidco.
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BT Unlimited Infinity Fibre with BT Sport - effective £13.65/month £430.23

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Unlimited Infinity 1 package. Up to 38mb, unlimited usage and free BT Sports 1. Expires 15/02/2016 @ midnight. ** Cost calculations ** Broadband cost: 180.00 (£15.00/month)
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Siilver
get Wifi Analyzer (https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.farproc.wifi.analyzer&hl=en_GB) for an andriod device. and go in to the channel rating settings, the one with the stars and look for the one with the most stars, then head back over you your hub settings and change them, dont forget to change for 2.4 and 5ghz

Thank you, I will give that a go!
get Wifi Analyzer (https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.farproc.wifi.analyzer&hl=en_GB) for an andriod device. and go in to the channel rating settings, the one with the stars and look for the one with the most stars, then head back over you your hub settings and change them, dont forget to change for 2.4 and 5ghz
Siilver
The 5 isn't the best, the 3 was very good, I went in to the setting for the wifi and got it setup better, so working. Better so far. She crashes less often now

What settings did you change?

My issue with the 3 is that i sometimes can't connect a device, while other devices are OK. Looks almost like there is a limit to the number of connected devices, but afaik there shouldn't be a limit.

I was just going to order a new hh5 but sounds like i should think again.

sorry to hijack this thread...
The 5 isn't the best, the 3 was very good, I went in to the setting for the wifi and got it setup better, so working. Better so far. She crashes less often now
thats very true as well. and to be honest, bt's biggest problem is the home hub 5, I managed to blag a credit out of them to purchase my own modem by renewing my contract and since then have had a reliable service.
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Existing customer HALF PRICE offer- 76/18mb Unlimited BT Infinity 2 + Weekend Calls for £15.65 per month (+£16.19 line rental using line rental saver)

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*Only relevant to existing BT customers who cannot get Virgin's £5 a month deal* I signed up a year ago for Unlimited BT Infinity 1 + Weekend Calls for 12 months @£10/month (Like the existing deal fo…
jhsmith87 Avatar6m, 2w agoFound 6 months, 2 weeks ago22 Comments
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darren_85
Told them about the deal I found here and they could not match it but manager has given me £17.85 plus line rental

When I rang up I wasn't expecting to be able to get a deal at all. It is a shame companies can't just be upfront about pricing for everyone, all the time!
Told them about the deal I found here and they could not match it but manager has given me £17.85 plus line rental
They are only offering me £17.50 line rental, £21 for infinity 2. Been with them 2 years
daveyboy7474
My deal all so just ended on infinity 1
Unlimited told was going to go up to £25 instead of £10
One phone call now £9.75
i was also offerd £9.75 plus line rental. I am holding out to see if they come back with anything els. as sky is £10 per month but get calls inc mobiles that BT does not do and get £78.75 cashback
pennyfarthing88
BT has better upload speeds and is more consistent then Virgin' this is just my opinion though so bear that in mind before trying to start a row X)
BT NW London vs Virgin Area 21 - performance and service from the provider I'd say have been similar. I switched to BT last year from Virgin on the unlimited infinity + calls deal, going back to Virgin next week. Long may the switching continue - I'm permanently wired up for both and just need to swap the modem/line.
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Virgin Media, Free Pure Jongo S3 Wireless Speaker + 5 album downloads with all our Big Bundles and Broadband + Calls Packages.

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Just been on Virgin Media, Exclusive Online end on the 5th of January. Free Pure Jongo S3 Wireless Speaker + 5 album downloads with all our Big Bundles and Broadband + Calls Packages.
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I seen some good reviews on facebook/computercare24

Or that AzmaL1 is computercare24 and posted this deal to try and get custom oO
Denton101
I know this is off topic, but I really wish they would reward loyalty!
I've been with them since they were Telewest (17 years in total) and every year I have to threaten to leave to get a better deal!


You sound so loyal
I seen some good reviews on facebook/computercare24
mel6571
thisismark
God help you if the Telephone line fails, I have been waiting over 2 1/2 months for a repair and still no signs of it being fixed.
Also Broadband keeps cutting out randomly, need to look for a quality provider in the new year.
Failed engineers visits coupled with poor customer service, don't fall for a cheap speaker promotion.
Virgin at one time were very good but not any more just check their reviews.
​agreed...over 12 months my landline has been out of action. sick and tired of calling (and each month they charge me line rental!! - have to call to get it credited back again!)
There you go, I know we are not the only ones.
Take note everyone, if you are thinking of signing up.... Don't as you can see Virgin have ZERO Customer Service.
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£100 love2shop voucher with TalkTalk instead of £50

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Going through this deal will double the voucher amount given by talktalk for new customers. Usually £50 love2shop now £100 through this link. This will go cold being as talktalk were hacked; however…
Smelly_Pickle Avatar8m, 1w agoFound 8 months, 1 week ago18 Comments
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I decided to switch to talktalk for faster speed...
Down the same line? Pleae tell me of this magic to see if I can implement it on my line, thanks.


I switched from ADSL to fibre for a cheaper price. Not magic at all but now that you mention it, unless buying or already own a third party router talktalk do have the fastest wireless transfer speeds compared to all other ISPs. No ISP is perfect and where some are faster some are more stable, some slower the speeds at peak times, some charge connection fees. Talktalk are the cheapest for everything they offer.


No broadband deal from any ISP will get heat. If you look at reviews, they are all rated 1 or 1.5 out of 5. Yes talktalk are more hated now due to the hacking. This deal was voted hot by 306 members still, it still is the cheapest at the time of posting.


Deal is over, thread is closed and no more responses. Have a good one.
Smelly_Pickle
I decided to switch to talktalk for faster speed...
Down the same line? Pleae tell me of this magic to see if I can implement it on my line, thanks.
Sky have been easy to deal with and it works out at a £1 a month including line rental just a mad one of sky deal! But cheaper and customer services are in the UK!

Edited By: Anon32 on Nov 19, 2015 11:09
All ISPs are hated. I Wouldn't recommend any of them for service but who can live without internet nowadays. I know people happy with talktalks connection and their prices are the best or I wouldn't have posted as a deal. The price at this point cannot be argued.

This deal was to double the voucher amount received at the time of posting ONLY and has since expired.

Thank you all for sharing your experiences. They are obviously a horrible company, like many of the other ISPs and I hope not to have to test their customer service.

CLOSED

Edited By: Smelly_Pickle on Nov 18, 2015 18:15
I tried to leave Talk Talk (after numerous problems meaning I had no Internet for 3 months) and they called me a liar and refused to let me speak to the supervisor....soo not one to jump on the bandwagon, but I would avoid them like the plague.
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TalkTalk £17.50p/m Fibre BB and Line - 12m contract - Existing Customers £210.00

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TalkTalk are ramping up their prices slightly, giving existing customers excuse to break contract without penalty. Decided to switch to a 12m BT contract which worked out better value with cashback an…
krept777 Avatar10m, 1w agoFound 10 months, 1 week ago20 Comments
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Hi my contract with talktalk ends in 20 days, anyone know of great deal anywhere at the min elsewhere or what's best they can offer as existing costumer I'm looking bb and line only.
I am with Talk Talk, looking to leave as out of contract, whats the best deal to move to for Fible BB, line rental? Thanks
i got tolled you have to take out fibre with plus tv so it would be £ 40 a month !!!
not just fibre and line rental for 27.50!!!
thanks for this....I am going to call talktalk and see what they can offer. If not I'm moving to sky fibre. Think they have the best offer at the moment.

£16.40 a month for 12 months, £50 activation and phone line transfer charger but £100 m and s voucher and £60 cashback on topcashback
When I went over to fibre in the spring was promised a 12mth contract. However, they won't confirm that in writing. I have contacted them a number of times and even complained by letter. "It's recorded on our systems" is all I get, bet when I try and move away after a year suddenly it won't be. Surely refusing to prove details of your signed up contract is illegal?

I don't trust their retention team at all, reckon they'd tell you anything. Whether they honour it is a different matter (since been overcharged too). Lesson: check and double check you get what's been promised.

Edited By: adam.mt on Sep 24, 2015 07:30: Combine posts
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Asda Candy Floss/Tropical/Strawberry flavour Grapes @ £1.50 (400g)

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These are back again this year, available in Candy Floss, Strawberry, or Tropical flavours. Priced at £1.50 this year, as well as being deliciously sweet, I think they're a good deal as they were £2
dreamager Avatar10m, 2w agoFound 10 months, 2 weeks ago8 Comments
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The candy floss were amazing last year, so glad they are back!
hmmm these sound good. never seen before
@.@ So awesome, one way to sway away from the sweet isle ;3
I'll await until they have banana flavour ones. :|
the candy floss and tropical ones are lovely I havent been able to find the strawberry ones
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Full Sky TV inc Sports & Movies and Unlimited Fibre / Broadband (£421.00 / £571) @ MSE with code (New Customers)

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Cracking deal from MSE in conjunction with Sky. Savings of upwards of £500 are possible over the course of the year. Only 15000 codes so be quick! New customers only but usually that can be made to
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Haha, I've came on here to boast my Quidco also got confirmed today for £165.

Absolutely minted.
My quidco was confirmed today. Total £168.
WOW
Makes it £253/year or £21/mth
In shock
rap451
Buckar00
just been on an amazingly long chat to sky advisor, my bill is £82.45, for the services plus the hub, my tv was set up on sunday 27, my telephone isn't set up until 6/10 so i have a 9 day gap and the offers don't apply until the phone lines set up. so i have to pay the month bill as is in advance with no offers, thats the way it is. When i set up line take over i put 6/10 in because i was going away, then the engineer turned up while i was away.
I was surprised and thought perhaps i got dates wrong and once back got the engineer out to sort out the tv, if i had known i'd be shafted like this i would have waited to set up the tv once the phone was sorted, must say i'm feeling conned atm over the £83 i'm now out of pocket, am i the only one in this situation?
The bills always take a month or two to reconcile, mine was £90+ but next month shows £7 then £47, it will even out.

thank you for the info, i can relax a bit now =)
Buckar00
just been on an amazingly long chat to sky advisor, my bill is £82.45, for the services plus the hub, my tv was set up on sunday 27, my telephone isn't set up until 6/10 so i have a 9 day gap and the offers don't apply until the phone lines set up. so i have to pay the month bill as is in advance with no offers, thats the way it is. When i set up line take over i put 6/10 in because i was going away, then the engineer turned up while i was away.
I was surprised and thought perhaps i got dates wrong and once back got the engineer out to sort out the tv, if i had known i'd be shafted like this i would have waited to set up the tv once the phone was sorted, must say i'm feeling conned atm over the £83 i'm now out of pocket, am i the only one in this situation?
The bills always take a month or two to reconcile, mine was £90+ but next month shows £7 then £47, it will even out.
just been on an amazingly long chat to sky advisor, my bill is £82.45, for the services plus the hub, my tv was set up on sunday 27, my telephone isn't set up until 6/10 so i have a 9 day gap and the offers don't apply until the phone lines set up. so i have to pay the month bill as is in advance with no offers, thats the way it is. When i set up line take over i put 6/10 in because i was going away, then the engineer turned up while i was away.
I was surprised and thought perhaps i got dates wrong and once back got the engineer out to sort out the tv, if i had known i'd be shafted like this i would have waited to set up the tv once the phone was sorted, must say i'm feeling conned atm over the £83 i'm now out of pocket, am i the only one in this situation?

Edited By: Buckar00 on Sep 30, 2015 23:22
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Unlimited BT Infinity 1 + Line Rental £378.00 - possible £96/Year after cashback / voucher

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Unlimited BT Infinity 1 + Weekend Calls is on offer for £10/month plus rental £16.99/£17.99(plus £42 for activation and router delivery). You currently get a £125 Sainsburys voucher and £157 from TopC…
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hi, I have just renewed my line saver with bt last month, could I still get this deal. thanks.
Bobbytallant
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Add me to the list of people who have been driven to madness with BT trying to get this. Initially tried to checkout this morning where there was a site error showing the wrong price. Rang CS who said they "had nothing to do with online deals" and that I needed to consult the online chat. Online chat said they couldn't help and I should ring CS oO
Anyway managed to place the order this af - only to realise I hadn't selected that I wanted the (well hidden) HD BT Sport option. So I rang back and was instructed to simply cancel the order, and re-place it selecting the HD option this time. So I cancelled the order, tried to re-order and got another site error, oh joy.
Each time I have rang its been a good 10 mins on hold - with a then CS agent who I would rate as being little help, to absolutely no help, to actually incorrect in their advice/answers.
Gonna give it one more bash tomorrow and if it doesn't work, stuff em.
I think you may find what I found - that a cancelled order can 'stick' on their system preventing any subsequent orders from going through. They look OK, but you never get a full confirmation. There's a way of getting the old order properly cleared, but very few BT staff seem to know how to do it. Nightmare company to deal with - I'd rather deal with a bunch of toads on heroin.
Lol thanks for letting me know that. Yes I think thats the issue I am currently having, that the cancelled order is preventing me from re-ordering. What is the way of getting the old order properly cleared may I ask - did you find out?
If only! I'm afraid it's a case of bashing away at them until you find someone who knows how to clear the old application completely from the record. It can be done, but very few BT people seem to know how to remove all traces of the application. Talk to them, as far up as you can get, explain the problem, and try to get them to clear everything (including the direct debit) off the system - then pray to every god you can think of.
Christ! Sounds a mission. I got through to a team called "Easy Assist" earlier that I got the impression were higher up than general CS - maybe I will give them a shot tomorrow. What a nightmare. I rang twice this evening and got through to the Indian CS guys who were insistent my earlier order had been cancelled, but I would need to wait 24 hours before that cancellation fully removes the order or something. Who knows!
Bobbytallant, I had the same issue as you and Newbold(I've posted to Newbold's submission about it).
Here's how it played out for me ... placed order Friday, flagged at wrong price, rang to cancel - told I could resubmit straight away. Reordered at correct price.
Saturday, had order confirmation but no detailed order tracking so contact BT India - told order had failed and to cancel. Cancelled and resubmitted.
Third order failed(only got single confirmation e-mail, no tracking - contacted India). India kept telling me to resubmit when it obviously was just going to keep failing. Asked to speak to someone in the UK, was given Customer Options number.
Told Customer Options my orders were failing and they asked for address details, mumbled something about multiple orders being open for the address and tried to put me through to the order dept(?). Indian guy kindly cut me off before I could explain what I wanted(17 minute call). Rang Customer Options again guy pulled up my address and noted some issue (since I complained about the previous call being cut off he spoke to the order dept(?) himself) told me to wait a couple of minutes and my order would definitely go through this time. I didn't really believe him and waited 30 minutes before reordering but, yes, everything worked perfectly. If it had failed I would have given up completely.
So basically my solution was Customer Options, though it appears it wasn't so easy for Newbold. :|
Thank you for that - I will try and ask for the UK Customer Options desk - I just hope they actually act on that request (and I hope I can phrase the request in a manner that does not sound offensive/racist lol).
Hukdplan makes some very valid points here, and I think he knows the BT systems pretty well. When you talk to Customer Options be very specific about the problem, and explain what's happening to these orders when there are traces of the original order left. Best, if you can, to talk to them in the daytime too. I spoke to them in the evening, when they were unable to communicate with another section which was involved - maybe if it had been earlier in the day they could have sorted it out between them.
Just got through to the UK Customer Options desk and they just told me to wait until 24 hours after I cancelled - and then re-try. Which for me will be this afternoon. Really not sure that is going to work but the guy came out with the line that he is "more than 100% certain" it will oO
It didn't work for me, and not, I think for Hukdplan. There's a simple test, though - which is to place the order, when you'll receive the first email immediately:

Hello xxxx,
Thanks for choosing BT.
We'll soon be sending you all the details about your order for Unlimited BT Infinity 1 + Calls and TV.


The one you need, though, is the later email:

Hello,
Thanks for choosing BT
This is to confirm your order, what you're getting and what you need to do. Please keep this email because you might need some of the information later.


This should arrive within an hour or two (it varies) but if you haven't had it within 2 hours chances are that the order's stuck in what BT euphemistically call 'pending' and won't go through to completion.

There's a timescale issue here, in that the Sainsbury Gift Card offer (£125) seems to finish today.
Newbold
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Bobbytallant
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Bobbytallant
Add me to the list of people who have been driven to madness with BT trying to get this. Initially tried to checkout this morning where there was a site error showing the wrong price. Rang CS who said they "had nothing to do with online deals" and that I needed to consult the online chat. Online chat said they couldn't help and I should ring CS oO
Anyway managed to place the order this af - only to realise I hadn't selected that I wanted the (well hidden) HD BT Sport option. So I rang back and was instructed to simply cancel the order, and re-place it selecting the HD option this time. So I cancelled the order, tried to re-order and got another site error, oh joy.
Each time I have rang its been a good 10 mins on hold - with a then CS agent who I would rate as being little help, to absolutely no help, to actually incorrect in their advice/answers.
Gonna give it one more bash tomorrow and if it doesn't work, stuff em.
I think you may find what I found - that a cancelled order can 'stick' on their system preventing any subsequent orders from going through. They look OK, but you never get a full confirmation. There's a way of getting the old order properly cleared, but very few BT staff seem to know how to do it. Nightmare company to deal with - I'd rather deal with a bunch of toads on heroin.
Lol thanks for letting me know that. Yes I think thats the issue I am currently having, that the cancelled order is preventing me from re-ordering. What is the way of getting the old order properly cleared may I ask - did you find out?
If only! I'm afraid it's a case of bashing away at them until you find someone who knows how to clear the old application completely from the record. It can be done, but very few BT people seem to know how to remove all traces of the application. Talk to them, as far up as you can get, explain the problem, and try to get them to clear everything (including the direct debit) off the system - then pray to every god you can think of.
Christ! Sounds a mission. I got through to a team called "Easy Assist" earlier that I got the impression were higher up than general CS - maybe I will give them a shot tomorrow. What a nightmare. I rang twice this evening and got through to the Indian CS guys who were insistent my earlier order had been cancelled, but I would need to wait 24 hours before that cancellation fully removes the order or something. Who knows!
Bobbytallant, I had the same issue as you and Newbold(I've posted to Newbold's submission about it).
Here's how it played out for me ... placed order Friday, flagged at wrong price, rang to cancel - told I could resubmit straight away. Reordered at correct price.
Saturday, had order confirmation but no detailed order tracking so contact BT India - told order had failed and to cancel. Cancelled and resubmitted.
Third order failed(only got single confirmation e-mail, no tracking - contacted India). India kept telling me to resubmit when it obviously was just going to keep failing. Asked to speak to someone in the UK, was given Customer Options number.
Told Customer Options my orders were failing and they asked for address details, mumbled something about multiple orders being open for the address and tried to put me through to the order dept(?). Indian guy kindly cut me off before I could explain what I wanted(17 minute call). Rang Customer Options again guy pulled up my address and noted some issue (since I complained about the previous call being cut off he spoke to the order dept(?) himself) told me to wait a couple of minutes and my order would definitely go through this time. I didn't really believe him and waited 30 minutes before reordering but, yes, everything worked perfectly. If it had failed I would have given up completely.
So basically my solution was Customer Options, though it appears it wasn't so easy for Newbold. :|
Thank you for that - I will try and ask for the UK Customer Options desk - I just hope they actually act on that request (and I hope I can phrase the request in a manner that does not sound offensive/racist lol).
Hukdplan makes some very valid points here, and I think he knows the BT systems pretty well. When you talk to Customer Options be very specific about the problem, and explain what's happening to these orders when there are traces of the original order left. Best, if you can, to talk to them in the daytime too. I spoke to them in the evening, when they were unable to communicate with another section which was involved - maybe if it had been earlier in the day they could have sorted it out between them.

Just got through to the UK Customer Options desk and they just told me to wait until 24 hours after I cancelled - and then re-try. Which for me will be this afternoon. Really not sure that is going to work but the guy came out with the line that he is "more than 100% certain" it will oO

Did you try to re-order, 24 hours after cancelling? Did the problem persist after that 24 hour time frame?

Edited By: Bobbytallant on Aug 06, 2015 08:59
Bobbytallant
hukdplan
Bobbytallant
Newbold
Bobbytallant
Newbold
Bobbytallant
Add me to the list of people who have been driven to madness with BT trying to get this. Initially tried to checkout this morning where there was a site error showing the wrong price. Rang CS who said they "had nothing to do with online deals" and that I needed to consult the online chat. Online chat said they couldn't help and I should ring CS oO
Anyway managed to place the order this af - only to realise I hadn't selected that I wanted the (well hidden) HD BT Sport option. So I rang back and was instructed to simply cancel the order, and re-place it selecting the HD option this time. So I cancelled the order, tried to re-order and got another site error, oh joy.
Each time I have rang its been a good 10 mins on hold - with a then CS agent who I would rate as being little help, to absolutely no help, to actually incorrect in their advice/answers.
Gonna give it one more bash tomorrow and if it doesn't work, stuff em.
I think you may find what I found - that a cancelled order can 'stick' on their system preventing any subsequent orders from going through. They look OK, but you never get a full confirmation. There's a way of getting the old order properly cleared, but very few BT staff seem to know how to do it. Nightmare company to deal with - I'd rather deal with a bunch of toads on heroin.
Lol thanks for letting me know that. Yes I think thats the issue I am currently having, that the cancelled order is preventing me from re-ordering. What is the way of getting the old order properly cleared may I ask - did you find out?
If only! I'm afraid it's a case of bashing away at them until you find someone who knows how to clear the old application completely from the record. It can be done, but very few BT people seem to know how to remove all traces of the application. Talk to them, as far up as you can get, explain the problem, and try to get them to clear everything (including the direct debit) off the system - then pray to every god you can think of.
Christ! Sounds a mission. I got through to a team called "Easy Assist" earlier that I got the impression were higher up than general CS - maybe I will give them a shot tomorrow. What a nightmare. I rang twice this evening and got through to the Indian CS guys who were insistent my earlier order had been cancelled, but I would need to wait 24 hours before that cancellation fully removes the order or something. Who knows!
Bobbytallant, I had the same issue as you and Newbold(I've posted to Newbold's submission about it).
Here's how it played out for me ... placed order Friday, flagged at wrong price, rang to cancel - told I could resubmit straight away. Reordered at correct price.
Saturday, had order confirmation but no detailed order tracking so contact BT India - told order had failed and to cancel. Cancelled and resubmitted.
Third order failed(only got single confirmation e-mail, no tracking - contacted India). India kept telling me to resubmit when it obviously was just going to keep failing. Asked to speak to someone in the UK, was given Customer Options number.
Told Customer Options my orders were failing and they asked for address details, mumbled something about multiple orders being open for the address and tried to put me through to the order dept(?). Indian guy kindly cut me off before I could explain what I wanted(17 minute call). Rang Customer Options again guy pulled up my address and noted some issue (since I complained about the previous call being cut off he spoke to the order dept(?) himself) told me to wait a couple of minutes and my order would definitely go through this time. I didn't really believe him and waited 30 minutes before reordering but, yes, everything worked perfectly. If it had failed I would have given up completely.
So basically my solution was Customer Options, though it appears it wasn't so easy for Newbold. :|
Thank you for that - I will try and ask for the UK Customer Options desk - I just hope they actually act on that request (and I hope I can phrase the request in a manner that does not sound offensive/racist lol).
Hukdplan makes some very valid points here, and I think he knows the BT systems pretty well. When you talk to Customer Options be very specific about the problem, and explain what's happening to these orders when there are traces of the original order left. Best, if you can, to talk to them in the daytime too. I spoke to them in the evening, when they were unable to communicate with another section which was involved - maybe if it had been earlier in the day they could have sorted it out between them.
hukdplan
Bobbytallant
Newbold
Bobbytallant
Newbold
Bobbytallant
Add me to the list of people who have been driven to madness with BT trying to get this. Initially tried to checkout this morning where there was a site error showing the wrong price. Rang CS who said they "had nothing to do with online deals" and that I needed to consult the online chat. Online chat said they couldn't help and I should ring CS oO
Anyway managed to place the order this af - only to realise I hadn't selected that I wanted the (well hidden) HD BT Sport option. So I rang back and was instructed to simply cancel the order, and re-place it selecting the HD option this time. So I cancelled the order, tried to re-order and got another site error, oh joy.
Each time I have rang its been a good 10 mins on hold - with a then CS agent who I would rate as being little help, to absolutely no help, to actually incorrect in their advice/answers.
Gonna give it one more bash tomorrow and if it doesn't work, stuff em.
I think you may find what I found - that a cancelled order can 'stick' on their system preventing any subsequent orders from going through. They look OK, but you never get a full confirmation. There's a way of getting the old order properly cleared, but very few BT staff seem to know how to do it. Nightmare company to deal with - I'd rather deal with a bunch of toads on heroin.
Lol thanks for letting me know that. Yes I think thats the issue I am currently having, that the cancelled order is preventing me from re-ordering. What is the way of getting the old order properly cleared may I ask - did you find out?
If only! I'm afraid it's a case of bashing away at them until you find someone who knows how to clear the old application completely from the record. It can be done, but very few BT people seem to know how to remove all traces of the application. Talk to them, as far up as you can get, explain the problem, and try to get them to clear everything (including the direct debit) off the system - then pray to every god you can think of.
Christ! Sounds a mission. I got through to a team called "Easy Assist" earlier that I got the impression were higher up than general CS - maybe I will give them a shot tomorrow. What a nightmare. I rang twice this evening and got through to the Indian CS guys who were insistent my earlier order had been cancelled, but I would need to wait 24 hours before that cancellation fully removes the order or something. Who knows!
Bobbytallant, I had the same issue as you and Newbold(I've posted to Newbold's submission about it).
Here's how it played out for me ... placed order Friday, flagged at wrong price, rang to cancel - told I could resubmit straight away. Reordered at correct price.
Saturday, had order confirmation but no detailed order tracking so contact BT India - told order had failed and to cancel. Cancelled and resubmitted.
Third order failed(only got single confirmation e-mail, no tracking - contacted India). India kept telling me to resubmit when it obviously was just going to keep failing. Asked to speak to someone in the UK, was given Customer Options number.
Told Customer Options my orders were failing and they asked for address details, mumbled something about multiple orders being open for the address and tried to put me through to the order dept(?). Indian guy kindly cut me off before I could explain what I wanted(17 minute call). Rang Customer Options again guy pulled up my address and noted some issue (since I complained about the previous call being cut off he spoke to the order dept(?) himself) told me to wait a couple of minutes and my order would definitely go through this time. I didn't really believe him and waited 30 minutes before reordering but, yes, everything worked perfectly. If it had failed I would have given up completely.
So basically my solution was Customer Options, though it appears it wasn't so easy for Newbold. :|

Thank you for that - I will try and ask for the UK Customer Options desk - I just hope they actually act on that request (and I hope I can phrase the request in a manner that does not sound offensive/racist lol).
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for all those who got the £6 deal like myself - http://www.hotukdeals.com/deals/pay-6-for-a-year-broadband-line-rent-sky-pls-do-offer-request-referrals-live-friday-2228161 12 months unlimited fibre £…
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I also got my variety pack for 24£ from £32.
I was on sky fibre 40mb and my contract is up next month. They offered 10£ a month for 12months and 14.99£ for line rental.
I am an existing broadband customer, but phoned SKY this morning to haggle a deal. One off fee and connection fee waved just by stating how competitive BT were. result.
Wavod
Mikey91
If you ring up retentions the deal is £10 for fibre unlimited, £9.99 line rental and no connection fee


​Is the £10 ongoing, or for 12mths?


​Just phoned. Would/could not change line rental, but Fibre Unlimited £10 for 12 months, no activation fee & Tv/sports/movies package reduced to equivalent of line rental half price.
As long as the money's right I don't care how they do it 8)
any one got any update on best deal with sky fiber or is it worth going BT ?
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So I have been in search of a router to replace my plusnet router, and this was one of the highest rated ones on the forums. and if you have Amazon primenow you can order this for £41.99 which I did
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I assume people are voting on the fact that they cannot get it because they aren't in a PrimeNow area as opposed to the fact that its the cheapest price for the router online. :)
I do wonder why this got cold. I got this a few months ago for around £81 and I think that was a good price.
I found that standing mine vertically gave better 2.4GHz wifi reception vs it sitting flat. I read that the 2.4Ghz antennas are internal (and presumable horizontal) so figured that standing it up would help, which it did for me. The 3 external antennas are for 5GHz only it seems.
Yeah, I did that.

unfortunately I tried the CD setup and it was annoying me as it wouldn't setup but then just configured it in browser and off you go. Really rapid setup hassle free. Unlike the billion Bipac 7800n great router too but really buggy at times. specialy with games
Bargain if it works for you. I got this last week, I'm on Plusnet fibre and it works a treat.
Remember to upgrade the firmware BEFORE you first set it up (download the update on your existing router and save file to your PC) then connect this to your PC instead of old router, do the simple update then it will have the improved software and should be simpler to use the idiot setup mode (no need to use the CD software to set up for your ISP in most cases)

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Virgin Media 50Mb Broadband & Phone weekends with free hub and install. £20.99 for first 8 months then £34.99 for remaining 4 months. Have included line rentals costs above. Line rental saver also
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AstalaVista
Just over £25 per month for 12 months for phone line and BB. Not sure if it is a good price or not!
bad deal, I pay 56 pounds a month for 150mb bb, landline inc free unlimited calls, all channels and two tivo boxes

Hi snowflake75. How did you get such a good deal? I'm paying 80 for 60 Mb, eve and w/e calls ad 1 tivo!
marcz
AstalaVista
Just over £25 per month for 12 months for phone line and BB. Not a great price on its own.
But combine it with the cashback from TCB or Quidco and it becomes worthwhile.
You cant get cashback with it. Its via uswitch.
What is better option now for fibre 50mbps and phone anywhere else? I found thats best price in market for fibre and leaved talktalk for this.over 21 with line saver - not too bad. Dont need tv got Kodi pluged in tv ;)

Yes you can get cashback (especially with TCB) as I have done it many times for many years now.

Follow the below procedure:
Log into TCB, & go to VM via link on TCB which takes you to the VM web page
then change the URL in the address bar to
(the VM URL which resulted from clicking Uswitch) Do this step in a seperate window/browser
then click on the offer on VM page and go through the checkout as usual
all should be done in one transaction

Edited By: AstalaVista on May 08, 2015 22:02
AstalaVista
Just over £25 per month for 12 months for phone line and BB. Not a great price on its own.
But combine it with the cashback from TCB or Quidco and it becomes worthwhile.
You cant get cashback with it. Its via uswitch.
What is better option now for fibre 50mbps and phone anywhere else? I found thats best price in market for fibre and leaved talktalk for this.over 21 with line saver - not too bad. Dont need tv got Kodi pluged in tv ;)

Edited By: marcz on May 08, 2015 20:42
I pay £23.50 for 100 meg.
No phone line or tv as I don't need them.
Just left these,prices go up and speed goes down .nothing super about there hub ,they will go cheaper because lots of people are leaving after years of just accepting the rises.not any more lataz
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The BiPAC 8800NL is an all-in-one small footprint VDSL2/ADSL2+ broadband router with high-speed 802.11n wireless technology. It supports all UK networks regardless of connection type, working with ADS…
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hi guys i bought this router last week as i heard it was stable, wifi seems to be an issue though, are there any good guides at setting it up optimally?

Was considering changing to an archer c7 v2 or c8 if the wifi doesn't improve - is this a bad idea? thanks
souljas
dparr59
souljas
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dparr59
Just got a Flubit Offer for £50.39 :p
Purchased Thanks to Jakg
Hey, has your router been delivered yet? I took the same offer a day after you still waiting on it
Hi no sign of it yet
Checked order page today says
Order status:Awaiting dispatch & your expected delivery date: Tuesday 21st - Thursday 23rd
Update today ( Thursday 23rd ) Your order has been dispatched
ESTIMATE DELIVERY DATE: 27th April 2015 - 29th April 2015
Hey, I just got that email too with the same dates!
Just got mine delivered today & has ebuyer as the supplier on my shipping note :3
8) Just got mine too (by DPD). On flubit says "Merchant fullfilling order: Fireworks Direct" - im guessing thats ebuyer then..
Mine did not mention Fireworks Direct only Ebuyer there place is only 10 miles away from me in Howden
dparr59
souljas
dparr59
dparr59
souljas
dparr59
Just got a Flubit Offer for £50.39 :p
Purchased Thanks to Jakg
Hey, has your router been delivered yet? I took the same offer a day after you still waiting on it
Hi no sign of it yet
Checked order page today says
Order status:Awaiting dispatch & your expected delivery date: Tuesday 21st - Thursday 23rd
Update today ( Thursday 23rd ) Your order has been dispatched
ESTIMATE DELIVERY DATE: 27th April 2015 - 29th April 2015
Hey, I just got that email too with the same dates!
Just got mine delivered today & has ebuyer as the supplier on my shipping note :3


8) Just got mine too (by DPD). On flubit says "Merchant fullfilling order: Fireworks Direct" - im guessing thats ebuyer then..
souljas
dparr59
dparr59
souljas
dparr59
Just got a Flubit Offer for £50.39 :p
Purchased Thanks to Jakg
Hey, has your router been delivered yet? I took the same offer a day after you still waiting on it
Hi no sign of it yet
Checked order page today says
Order status:Awaiting dispatch & your expected delivery date: Tuesday 21st - Thursday 23rd
Update today ( Thursday 23rd ) Your order has been dispatched
ESTIMATE DELIVERY DATE: 27th April 2015 - 29th April 2015
Hey, I just got that email too with the same dates!

Just got mine delivered today & has ebuyer as the supplier on my shipping note :3

Edited By: dparr59 on Apr 24, 2015 14:45
dparr59
dparr59
souljas
dparr59
Just got a Flubit Offer for £50.39 :p
Purchased Thanks to Jakg
Hey, has your router been delivered yet? I took the same offer a day after you still waiting on it
Hi no sign of it yet
Checked order page today says
Order status:Awaiting dispatch & your expected delivery date: Tuesday 21st - Thursday 23rd
Update today ( Thursday 23rd ) Your order has been dispatched
ESTIMATE DELIVERY DATE: 27th April 2015 - 29th April 2015

Hey, I just got that email too with the same dates!
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Free scheme from government to give you free or vastly reduced fees on superfast broadband - fibre, leased lines etc. Must at least double the speed you get now to be eligible for the grant :) Aberde…
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I found talk talk fibre 80mb package for 10.50 a month plus 15 line rental for the first 12 month then it's £40 for the last few months. Can anyone tell me what's the catch or why it's so cheap. Really interested in super fast fibre, currently on 40 mb sky and it's speed and wifi is the worst also very unreliable

Edited By: bullet9t9 on Mar 12, 2015 00:10
live in Southend but postcode says it is not available.
I am vat registered and work from home could I wangle this
It's only for connection; it connection cost less than £100 you won't get anything.

Who charge over £100 in cities for connecting you to broadband.
"...The current Broadband Connection Vouchers Scheme closes on 31 March 2015..."
Anybody know if the offer is renewed annually as it was posted last year but now showing expired http://www.hotukdeals.com/freebies/3000-grant-for-businesses-charities-social-enterprise-for-fibre-broadband-1867188
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[Existing Customers] Up To 40Mb Fibre Broadband - £5 p/mth for 12 months then £10 p/mth for 6 with £90.90 - £95.90 Topcashback = ~£55-60.00 Total Upgrade Cost (Which includes a 'Super Router' + Installation Fee) @ Talktalk

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I just noticed fibre is finally enabled in my area so have been pricing up costs and couldn't say no to TalkTalk's current offer + Cashback. Please read before voting tl;dr cold... £5 p/month for 12
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Is this offer still on?
irmesmail
devilish
cracking deal - have just signed up for it as the big topcashback (£94.50) ends today. Cannot understand why this did not get hotter! Fibre broad band for a few quid a month (plus the line rental already I have already paid up front) is amazing - Weird!
Hi, have you TopCashBack tracked? because my not :(
Thanks
Used Quidco as was a better rate but still had to put a claim in...finally got paid a week ago!
devilish
cracking deal - have just signed up for it as the big topcashback (£94.50) ends today. Cannot understand why this did not get hotter! Fibre broad band for a few quid a month (plus the line rental already I have already paid up front) is amazing - Weird!
Hi, have you TopCashBack tracked? because my not :(
Thanks
talktalk broadband constant disconnects while you are using internet and buffers alot when you are watching youtube or a movie. Thinking about to leave talktalk and go for sky broadband.
andykapa
Don't go near it..you will curse yourself later. absolute rubbish company in the UK
Not cursing myself one bit. Sync'd at 39998 kbit/s and have pings of 11-13 on BF4! Connection has only dropped once in the few weeks I've had it.

Not sure if it's a mistake, but according to my account I'm now paying £4.99 a month for fibre, phone with free local rate/0845, etc calls and TalkTalk TV. No other company can come near that...


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Credit to poovannan for highlighting previous deal. This deal adds BT TV for additional Quidco cashback covering the cost of BT TV (even if you didn't want it) making it a better value overall deal.
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Is anyone that got this offer considering leaving BT for free now they are increasing the price? I currently pay £18 a month as I paid the line rental upfront. I think the couple of emails I have had recently suggest it is going to increase to £24 a month.

Scottish Power are doing a broadband deal which is faster than BT and fixed for 2 years for £19.25 per month after TCB. Obviously this means I will not get any access to BT TV however I have Sky so this isn't a major issue.

Has anybody else considered this and have any good deals they could share?

Cheers
Missed out on this :( - Anyone know of any similar deal at the moment for this ?
Happy punter here. £200 Quidco paid as soon as I put in a claim (was being held back, but I put in a claim and they paid straight away. Being Premium Quidco has been well worth it). Now just waiting for the £125 Sainsbury's voucher. Thanks Op!!
Quidco now paid, to add to the sainsbury's voucher and discounted rate. Bargin!
I had a estimated payment date of the 5th of Feb. That was missed obviously, but then it confirmed yesterday, so I think that means it's payable on the next payment run due to being BT "faster paying".
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I just worked out what I would be paying over the year (using the discount they gave me) in comparison to the offers openly available online. It worked out I would be paying around 30pence more with the 'discount'.

I'm disappointed with these 'smoke and mirror' offers and have flagged it to their support team.

What option did you go for in the end out of interest?
jazid
Be aware that Plus Net apply internet traffic shaping (look at the Traffic Prioritsation drop down) so if you are a usenet user then probably look elsewhere.
http://www.plus.net/support/broadband/speed_guide/traffic_management.shtml

Indeed we do, but there are no rate limits imposed. The traffic management is there to prioritise time sensitive applications such as VoIP and Gaming over those that don't need an instant response. So in reality if you're downloading via usenet and have a 10Mb/s connection, you can download at 10Mb/s from usenet. If you then start playing a game that uses 1Mb/s then your usenet speed will lower to allow the gaming to function but will still download at around 9Mb/s. Obviously I've ignored any overheads here to keep it simple.
I just worked out what I would be paying over the year (using the discount they gave me) in comparison to the offers openly available online. It worked out I would be paying around 30pence more with the 'discount'.

I'm disappointed with these 'smoke and mirror' offers and have flagged it to their support team.
grahambeale
What speed broadband is this? I assume its not Fibre? I was just given £10pm for Fibre up to 40MB.

Was offered the same but no Amazon voucher or free call feature package.
I called on Saturday ref moving home, without evening asking I got £4.99 off my Unlimited Fibre Extra package, now £15/m also retained evening/weekend calls when paying 12 months line rental in advance.
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I have had Bt Infinity for over a month now but using my old Billion Bipack 7800N router with a BT Openreach VSDL modem. Theres alot going on and even though the router is fantastic, I want to finall…
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Will this work on EE fibre. I want to replace the rubbish Brightbox 2.

As longs as you can get the correct settings, any fibre should work with the router.

You'd need a vdsl modem too as this doesn't have one built in. EEs brightbox and Skys fibre router both have built in Vdsl modems..
I bought the RT-AC66U for less than this a few months back so it's a hot, but not a burning hot deal in my eyes.

Are you sure? Looking at Amazon and the review suggest the modem is built into this one?

I'm certain. It's a router only, no modem inside i'm afraid. You'd need to continue to use your existing router (in modem only mode) or buy a bt vdsl modem off eBay to use this. It's still worth having over a ISP supplied router though, difference is like chalk and cheese.

thats kinda mis-advertising when saying its a fibre modem. Its not tecnically as you would expect a VDSL modem inside. Ah well, the search continues!
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Will this work on EE fibre. I want to replace the rubbish Brightbox 2.

As longs as you can get the correct settings, any fibre should work with the router.

You'd need a vdsl modem too as this doesn't have one built in. EEs brightbox and Skys fibre router both have built in Vdsl modems..
I bought the RT-AC66U for less than this a few months back so it's a hot, but not a burning hot deal in my eyes.

Are you sure? Looking at Amazon and the review suggest the modem is built into this one?

I'm certain. It's a router only, no modem inside i'm afraid. You'd need to continue to use your existing router (in modem only mode) or buy a bt vdsl modem off eBay to use this. It's still worth having over a ISP supplied router though, difference is like chalk and cheese.
m0nkeylover
darthvader666uk
RustySpoons
Will this work on EE fibre. I want to replace the rubbish Brightbox 2.

As longs as you can get the correct settings, any fibre should work with the router.

You'd need a vdsl modem too as this doesn't have one built in. EEs brightbox and Skys fibre router both have built in Vdsl modems..
I bought the RT-AC66U for less than this a few months back so it's a hot, but not a burning hot deal in my eyes.

Are you sure? Looking at Amazon and the review suggest the modem is built into this one?

Edited By: darthvader666uk on Oct 16, 2014 11:24: spelling
darthvader666uk
RustySpoons
Will this work on EE fibre. I want to replace the rubbish Brightbox 2.

As longs as you can get the correct settings, any fibre should work with the router.

You'd need a vdsl modem too as this doesn't have one built in. EEs brightbox and Skys fibre router both have built in Vdsl modems..
I bought the RT-AC66U for less than this a few months back so it's a hot, but not a burning hot deal in my eyes.
benparkes319
I have also have the billion 7800N and have done for about 3years but the WiFi round me is very crowded so the reception doesn't stretch very far. is this router really Much better??


I would hope so but will find out when it comes how well it faired against the bipac 7800n but to be fair i upgraded the areals to some nice tp link ones which did increase the stability of the wifi
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Super Cheap Fibre Broadband - Possibly confusing (and therefore potentially cold for those who don't understand) Talktalk retention deal £9.94

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Talktalk retention deal, can only be obtained after some negotiation with the customer retention team - leading to a paltry average cost of £9.94 a month for large firbe obtic broadband (upto 76MBps).…
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sounds like you've got yourself a deal!
Thanks. Finally getting somewhere!
According to broadbandchoices.co.uk I don't need a MAC as I'm on LLU
(I think EE can sort that out themselves)
So I figured I'd call TT anyway to check (on their ...1820 number)
Got through to 'LOYALTY' dept (maybe it's the same as retentions - who knows?)
This seems to be where you get the best offers.
38M fibre for £9.25 for 12 months then £25.20 for 6 (inc line rental & TV)
Best I was offered by them last week was £17.50/mth for BB (or £22.50 for fibre)
Plusnet asked me for one so I had to call TT up. Sounds like its goodbye from TT to you!
Thanks for replying.
Why did you phone up for the MAC code?
I've not needed to (EE haven't asked for anything yet)
TT just called to check I was leaving and they pretty much said "bye"
pjlhot
This thread's a bit old but I thought I'd let people know what happened when I called TalkTalk
I said I was going for the EE/Amazon offer. Could they match it?
Best offer was £17.70/mth for Simply broadband so I've switched

I asked the bloke if he was retentions - said he was.
Now wondering if I should have asked for the loyalty dept.
I'd love to know how you people get such cheap deals with them.
In my case, I'd already done the deal with plusnet. Plusnet order was in progress and a date had been set for a switch. Just called TT to get the MAC code, and that's when they offered me this deal!
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TP-Link TL-WR840N 300Mbps Wireless N Cable Router £15.98 @ Amazon

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Seems like a very good value router. Only £16 for a brand new, branded, 3 year warranty router. Very good reviews Will work on fibre optic and ADSL phone lines. Much better than your standard router…
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thanks!
hukduserr
anyone can reply my question from above please???
You will need a modem yes, they are quite cheap, your internet provider may be able to give you one.

Personally, I suggest you buy a router with a modem inside if you do not have a modem already.

Edited By: iAmLegendFam on Sep 01, 2014 10:37
anyone can reply my question from above please???
educate me. whats a modem? this itself wouldnt function without a modem?
idarek
20.20 right now.
Still available, look on the right, from Amazon
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£200 Quidco cash back + £60 Sainsburys voucher with BT TV + Infinity Broadband and Calls (new customers) £643.78

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20GB Package (38 Mb/s) 18 months TV & Broadband: 6x £12.50 + 12x £22: £339 12 months line rental upfront: £159.84 6 months line rental: £95.94 Activation fee: £49 Total: £643.78 Unlimited Package (76…
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True, but Talktalk have always got the BT engineers to me faster than BT do to their own customers, thats privatisation for you at its best lol.
gox77
bouncy99
gox77
Talk talks better by far for service, they honour what they say and they are cheaper, before the cashback even
and when it all goes wrong, you can talk talk talk forever and it doesn't get fixed.
They must be Yorkshire based, had two problems with them in almost three years, both resolved within 48 hours, mother is with BT it took them two weeks, four trips and three engineers to solve a related problem.
but talk talk rely on bt open reach when its not a problem with their own network all the way to the exchange. after the exchange to your house, its still all bt.
bouncy99
gox77
Talk talks better by far for service, they honour what they say and they are cheaper, before the cashback even
and when it all goes wrong, you can talk talk talk forever and it doesn't get fixed.
They must be Yorkshire based, had two problems with them in almost three years, both resolved within 48 hours, mother is with BT it took them two weeks, four trips and three engineers to solve a related problem.
asiot
the way they make infinity sound in the advets us a bit mis leading with claims like super fast and super dooper. 76mb/s for a maximum possible speed is a bit average in my opinion virgin can go twice that speed
while i agree with you, they also cap your uploads and then throttle the speed down to unusable speeds, something they used to do with downloads but has since stopped. Now some of you will say its to stop peer to peer file sharing, and I agree and support efforts to stop p2p, however im not using p2p, im trying to upload files to another site as a backup on a personal basis. BT down cap uploads and downloads, virgin do because their network is creaking a the seams.
My experience of BT Broadband has been absolutely horrendous. Not sure why and the offshore call centre strangely always report everything operating correctly. I have more problems on an average day than I had with my previous provider (O2) in the entire 3+ years I was with them.

If I was looking now I'd ask what people in the same street were using successfully and base my decision on that.
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Plusnet Broadband. Now from £2.50 per month for 12 months! £185.88

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Hi all Plusnet have released new offers today which to me are the best I have seen for quite some time. You have to have line rental as well at £15.95 per month, or Line Rental Saver at £155.88 paid
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neilglover1
Caller display 99p per month extra :-0

Quite a few charge up to 2.50 for caller display. It's not a free network service, and while BT used to offer it free as part of "BT Privacy" even they now charge most customers for it (I think they allowed existing customers on BT Privacy to get it free for a year if they asked before some cut-off date in December 2013).
Warnoq
If you can get plusnet fibre its most likely you can get virgin fibre!
Not necessarily true. I'm on Merseyside (L20) and while the next street can get VM, this one cannot. Also, only 50% (mostly urban) area of UK has option of Virgin, the rest simply doesn't and possibly never will. Fibre to the cabinet going into many rural areas (sister lives in LL62 and I used to live in Bradley, near Wrexham, and both offer 'up to 80 Mbps' whereas my speed estimate is only 33.5 Mbps (while the fibre cabinet 20 feet from back wall serves people across the main road and the estimated speed for the chippy is 67 Mbps, so am slightly miffed I moved away from Bradley! )
banned
Just what i have been looking fir perfect thanks
I signed up for the basic unlimited braodband @ £2.50/mth.

4 weeks in & more than happy with the service, average download speed is approx 7mbs. This is a bonus as the estimate when signing up was 2-4mbs. No drop outs or any other Issues so far, I highly reccommended Plusnet.

JF
princecharles
pickle_supreme
There is also a significant Quidco cashback if you go for Fibre Extra packages with line rental - I just got £135 back. Pretty much covers the annual cost of line rental!

am I correct that you're not eligible for the 135 cash back if you do line rental saver?
Almost certainly you will still be eligible for cashback - even with Line Rental Saver.

I got both just fine with BT Broadband - and it would have to be specifically excluded if it made any difference.
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£3000 Grant for Businesses/Charities/Social Enterprise for Fibre Broadband

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Apply for the grant and use in combination with Fibre on Demand to get FTTP at possibly no cost to you. As only certain areas are eligible for Fibre on Demand, businesses outside of these areas can u…
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dankuvermach
Free microwave, now that is a good runners up prize.
lol x
airwalkr
Bit random in the city selection? :S not available in Leicestershire even though it's bigger than Derby and a few others on there. We've just moved into a large business center and having to use ADSL as the center doesn't want to pay BT £22k for the FTTC install.

I doubt they do it based on size but on budget for the area.
Free microwave, now that is a good runners up prize.
Bit random in the city selection? :S not available in Leicestershire even though it's bigger than Derby and a few others on there. We've just moved into a large business center and having to use ADSL as the center doesn't want to pay BT £22k for the FTTC install.
If your city isn’t offering vouchers yet, use our Register your Interest form to let us know that you are. Where does it say if outside the area you can still use the money?

From what I can see it says

On the form you will be given a choice of the 22 cities participating – please note that if your city is not listed, there are no plans for Connection Vouchers to be rolled out in your area at the current time.

Edited By: adamjamesdavies on Mar 31, 2014 15:56
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Virgin Media 50Mb Broadband, M+ TV with TiVo, M Phone £35.99pm @ Virgin Media

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I thought I'd just let people know about this offer which you can get if you are out of contract. If this deal goes cold (which is likely), I won't be posting any more deals from Virgin Media again.
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PLEASE POST DEALS LIKE THIS THEY HELP UNDERSTAND WHAT THE COMPANY OFFERING! becomes easier when negotiating my contract! THANK YOU!!!!! HEAT FROM ME!!!! :):)
No problem mate.
Many thanks to the OP for his help in enabling me to obtain a materially better deal today.
I rang them about the special offer on the account page and they pointed out that it says "from £0.90" and not "for £0.90". So it depends on what other offers you have already. They were able to upgrade me from 50Mb to 100Mb for £6 more so I went ahead with it.

So now I am getting:

Premiere Collection (minus extra VH D box which would have costed extra £4 a month):

100Mb Broadband
XL TV with 1TB TiVo box
M Phone (talk weekends)
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£52.99
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I paid upfront line rental so effectively it comes to £47.67 per month.


http://www.speedtest.net/result/3438756739.png


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sherbolton
Just noticed when I log in that there is an offer to upgrade my broadband to 100mb for 90p a month. Might be worth a look

I noticed this too. Have you found out more on this? I think this only applied to those who don't already have any discounts applied to their accounts. There are some terms and conditions at the bottom on the broadband tab on the offers page.I will ring in the morning.



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American Crew Defining Paste - 2 for £18.00 (or £17 for new customers) plus free face wash @ ManKind

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ManKind currently have various discounts on the American Crew Range - http://www.mankind.co.uk/brands/american-crew.list This includes "2 for £20" on: * Defining Paste (85g) - 10% voucher works wi…
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I had tried the code 'welcome' that I'd read about. It had said it didn't apply on the main screen, but maybe it did? Can you try that too?
morgie
As a new customer with the deal I showed in the screen shots above my cashback has tracked at TCB at £1,71, so £15.29 for 2 Defining Pastes - not bad! Realise a lot of cold voting, but hope this helps someone!


the new customer deal. doesnt seem to apply when i am going to checkout! :$ i can however use the discount code bringing the total to 18.99.

did it just automatically apply to yours?
As a new customer with the deal I showed in the screen shots above my cashback has tracked at TCB at £1,71, so £15.29 for 2 Defining Pastes - not bad! Realise a lot of cold voting, but hope this helps someone!
Just tried this morning and the code 10SAVEMK is still works - but on the Defining Paste ONLY. I have adjusted the original post. Thanks to adaml for confirming,

If you don't use a voucher you will get a higher rate of cashback (~7%) at Quidco and TCB.


Edited By: morgie on Mar 22, 2014 06:46: .
Unfortunately the discount code you have used cannot be applied to: American Crew Fiber 85gm

It seems this deal is over....
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Virgin Media 30Mb Fibre Broadband (no line) £23.75pm, £10.42pm after cashback £285.00

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Not sure if this has previously been posted but I've had a look and can't see it. I've been looking recently for home broadband but don't require a landline or TV package. Virgin are currently offer…
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Roger_Irrelevant
Be aware that VM are basically useless for file sharers, their traffic management kicks in straight away (so not if you go over some pre-set download limit during the month, as their policy states) and curbs any traffic to about 50 kBytes/sec or even less. The speed charts in uTorrent made some pretty depressing shapes when I was with them. I jumped ship (to an ISP that's 'not one of the big six') and have never looked back. ;)


Virginmedia won Internet provider of the year so they can't be that bad. I'm constantly getting speeds of 120mb/s sometimes higher and my speed never seems to be capped so I can't complain
fauji786
isnt there a £49.95 installation setup and demo cost to factor into this?

Makes it £285 + 49.95 = £334.95 - then minus the possible cashback of £160 and plit it by 12 makes it just over £15 per month.......

have sky fibre at the moment for internet / gaming- would this be better just for ps4 gaming?

Not sure about now but I had no set up fee. Think that was an offer when I joined though
isnt there a £49.95 installation setup and demo cost to factor into this?

Makes it £285 + 49.95 = £334.95 - then minus the possible cashback of £160 and plit it by 12 makes it just over £15 per month.......

have sky fibre at the moment for internet / gaming- would this be better just for ps4 gaming?

Edited By: fauji786 on Jan 28, 2014 14:20
Roger_Irrelevant
Be aware that VM are basically useless for file sharers, their traffic management kicks in straight away (so not if you go over some pre-set download limit during the month, as their policy states) and curbs any traffic to about 50 kBytes/sec or even less. The speed charts in uTorrent made some pretty depressing shapes when I was with them. I jumped ship (to an ISP that's 'not one of the big six') and have never looked back. ;)

Never happened to me so far, Internet has gone off couple of times but not for long. Download speeds have always remained high but then I don't do this much and if I do it's just downloading big games on steam or playstation store.

It's constantly remained fast or have I missed the point?

I've been downloading things with torrents in about 2minutes - 10 minutes depending on file size and it never caps me like you are suggesting.

Edited By: liltman on Jan 28, 2014 14:13
pnaylor39
liltman
We just got this last year. They put prices up often. Annoying thing for me is its in partners name and I just pay her. Had it been in my name I could of got cashback or if she had quidco...I'm guessing this won't work on renewals...also for that matter does anyone know if you can just let your contract end then rebuy a package like this so I get the better deal rather than it renewing at £25 per month?
Most of big isp's have cancelation departments or "Customer Loyalty/Retention Departments", manned by Agents who's sole job is to encourage you not to leave and have personal budgets to spend on you. Starting point is to do your research find out what other providers are offering as well as seeing what they themselves are offering new customers. this starting point loyalty pays( won't bore you with research). AS a loyal customer make it a habit to ring them near end contract armed with what other providers are offering to see what they prepared to offer you to stay. Time ring is critical . Budgets tend to run mthly suggest ringing early in month as if get someone at end month who overspent your not likely get anything from them. This tactic work on any business who is target /commission based who's advisors have budgets. I once did it on car. Dealership were 2cars short at end mth ,got ££££s of On Road Price.

Cheers, I've heard of this before they always offer you a better deal to stay. Will tell the misses to do this when contract ends lol
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I'm looking for a new router for my Fibre Internet. Have been thinking of getting the Asus AC68U for £189. I looked at the Apple Extreme and found the Time Capsule at a reasonable price on Amazon. Fo…
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fazz007
How do you connect this with sky ? Nice deal by the way.

Sky's T&CS state that you have to use the equipment they give you. so they make it hard for you to be able to set it up. there probably is a way though.
Best just googling it

It's really quite straightforward actually, plenty of threads over at skyuser.co.uk which are easy to follow even if you aren't an expert.
I bought the 3Tb just before Christmas at £255 from Amazon - great piece of kit. Easy set up, fast and faultless.

Recommended!!
andrewt
Can it be used on windows?
Yes, just appears as a network drive.
Can it be used on windows?
fazz007
How do you connect this with sky ? Nice deal by the way.


Sky's T&CS state that you have to use the equipment they give you. so they make it hard for you to be able to set it up. there probably is a way though.
Best just googling it
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Sky Fibre Broadband 38Mb £10.00p/m (Exisiting Customers)

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So I called Sky the other night to cancel with them since we only get 7-8Mb and go with Virgin since there was a decent deal for 30Mb and line rental. The chap on the phone was very helpful and offere…
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Still on, got this yesterday. No activation or postage either. Winner
my area apparently only offering up to 40mb so no point in asking for the 76mb one
The postage was apparently £2.81 but they didn't charge me. No activation charges, nothing. Just off the phone to them 5 mins ago.
I'm an existing customer and I phoned to tell them I wanted to cancel my broadband as it was too slow and talk talk and virgin media offering fibre optic. Customer Advisor said so do we and offered me 12 months half price £10 instead of £20 Fibre optic for £2.50 more than I'm paying now, yes please. Also no charges for delivery of hub, installation charges etc. After the 12mths if they put it up to £20 I will cancel this. According to the advisor the new hub within a few days and then up to 5 days for the fibre optic to go live (once engineer switches it at the exchange).
I just spoke to sky about upgrading and they wanted
£50 activation
£3 postage
£20 a month

despite the fact im paying half price normal broadband and getting less than 2mb!

So im going to try later using plusnet as a bargaining point!
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Talktalk Fibre Retention Deal £23.15

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After years of paying £30.90 a month inc line rental for 5MB speed to share with my family I got annoyed and wanted to move on. I called Talktalk to leave and they offered me some deals, the one I fin…
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Thanks
MR1123
sadman120
MR1123
good deal, ive never had fibre broadband, so wanted to know if i should expect less issues with compared to normal broadband? how often do you get problems with it basically.
with fibre u have to get a engineer to come install a new modem so i will update u as I get it installed on Monday. on my current internet 2-5MB I use around 150GB-200GB of internet now but sometimes cuts off and stuff I hope fibre will stop this. I'll update you when i test it out
any updates mate?

hey sorry didnt check this fibre is great get 38MBS and stream HD everything im on like 300GB no slowing down or cutting off like my old ADSL
sadman120
MR1123
good deal, ive never had fibre broadband, so wanted to know if i should expect less issues with compared to normal broadband? how often do you get problems with it basically.
with fibre u have to get a engineer to come install a new modem so i will update u as I get it installed on Monday. on my current internet 2-5MB I use around 150GB-200GB of internet now but sometimes cuts off and stuff I hope fibre will stop this. I'll update you when i test it out
any updates mate?
I'm on 78mbps fibre and I get a steady 65mbps through my line, better than they predicted. Never had problems with the internet connection or phones... with broadband it wasn't great but fibre ironed out any problems... customer services has improved since a few years ago, used to be awful
Rimi
sadman120
MR1123
good deal, ive never had fibre broadband, so wanted to know if i should expect less issues with compared to normal broadband? how often do you get problems with it basically.
with fibre u have to get a engineer to come install a new modem so i will update u as I get it installed on Monday. on my current internet 2-5MB I use around 150GB-200GB of internet now but sometimes cuts off and stuff I hope fibre will stop this. I'll update you when i test it out

Look,mate,talktalk throttles fibre broadband speeds and you never ever get more than 20mbps.


ahem
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TalkTalk Simply FIBRE Broadband - £306.00 annual cost

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Just signed up for 14mb Fibre broadband from TalkTalk. Prepaid line rental at £126. Broadband at £2.50 PM Fibre upgrade at £10 PM £30 installation Annual cost £306. so £25.50 per month £50 TopCas…
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I don't care what YOU get speed wise, I get a very crappy 5mb from braodband. Be that BT, Tesco or whoever.

Why...because I still use the same exchange and the same copper wires.

The Fibre is the difference, and this is a very cost effective way of getting fibre.

I don't stream my webcam to Cam4, I don't illegally download movies and I don't run a data mining company from home......

So 14mb is just fine.

Edited By: monkeybrain on Jan 07, 2014 08:44
I'm with talk talk and their tech support and service is getting much better, all ISP get away with their speeds by advertising "Up to 40mb" but your speed depends on distance to exchange etc. but I just don't think it's worth paying for fibre it's an extra £10 a month on top of my current package which would take the cost to £32.50 a month
banned
I get average 14mb on my adsl line and pay £16 a month including line rental and get unlimited calls and text
Locally BT Infinity customers get 40mb speeds.

Do I really need that? No.

The standard broadband speeds are woeful, speeds between 2 and 6mb.

So for me, an upgrade for the connection speed for no extra money is a no brainer.
to be absolutely honest the speed the op is quoting is 21cn adsl 2 i've not head of anyone having a miniscule fibre connection the op needs to check hi or her exchange to see if it's fibre enabled using

http://www.samknows.com/exchange

and then check the open reach website to see if it actually available to them using openreach

http://www.superfast-openreach.co.uk/where-and-when/

But either way a cheap deal and to who's customer service centres are the worst all of the above when things are going wrong no such thing as brand loyalty anymore just moan moan moan moan moan, welcome to the United Kingmoan lol.
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Sky Fibre Unlimited + Phone - Current o2 Retention Deal - £165.00 year

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I know retention deals are unpopular but the deals offered for o2/BE customers moving to Sky after Sky bought o2/BE appear to change all the time. The one I just accepted I thought was good enough to…
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I was offered this deal on the 19th currently on o2 contract

I was all set to sign for Plusnet and got my MAC Code, got final offer from Sky by email, that I thought was worth signing up for in the end

Sky Line Rental and Sky Broadband Unlimited with Sky Talk – all for just £7.50 a month for 12 months
Move your broadband to Sky and we’ll give you line rental, free for a year – that’s a saving of £184.80 against our standard price for monthly line rental. So, you’ll pay just £7.50 a month for Sky Broadband Unlimited

And, if you join, you’ll also receive a £75 welcome credit on your first Sky bill.


I opted for the extra £5 unlimited call package, for my convenience. But all in all seemed a good deal to me. Without the unlimited package I work it out to be £15 in total for 12 months to include line rental, evening and weekend calls and unlmited broadband so all in for £1.25 a month.

Need to use the Sky Hub router with this can't use my o2 router, once switched over....

Maybe worth keeping an eye out on your emails if you have asked for your mac code

Edited By: sotv on Dec 27, 2013 08:12
cronus7
when I enquired about moving from o2 to sky fibre in the past I was informed that I'd just be treated as a new customer!
Me too and their "best quote" was extortionate.

Aside from all that, I have "free" Internet from O2 until next May (supposedly) but Sky are planning to move me across around February/March and are planning to charge me £7.50 per month because I don't have 'phone (£5 of the £7.50 penalty charge) or television (the other £2.50 penalty charge) with the positive comment that I can leave with zero notice, anytime that I wish. :)

Wonder what they will pay me to stay?? :D:D:D
maybe all these deals are specific to each customer? my point in posting was to highlight the need to go through retentions rather than waiting to be switched or requesting to be moved early.
when I enquired about moving from o2 to sky fibre in the past I was informed that I'd just be treated as a new customer!
I had a good deal with them last week. moving from be to sky, 76mb fibre, free unlimited phone calls, free line rental plus 12 months sky he entertainment extra plus for £35 per month 12 month contract. the 38mb would have been £25 per month. but that was specific to me not a general deal so I didn't post it.
cronus7
Fully expected this to be voted cold!

Some just hate retension deals - alot just hate Sky!

TBH I think plusnet are the better supplier but for unlimited fibre with them you're looking at £20pm - then you need to sort out line rental too which is around £10-15 on top.

So plusnet ~£400 for the year - I couldn't justify the extra £232 that would cost - maybe others can?
Have to say that's my thinking too as I think it really is down to customer service as FTTC uses the same cabinet and all that stuff or do I have that wrong too???? ;)
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One of the best prices I have seen for absolutely brilliant router. I've had this router for the past 2 years and it has not even hiccuped. Great great great price!
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Damn, I did a search and couldn't find it. Will remove as a duplicate now. :(

Easy done i've been there

Damn, I did a search and couldn't find it. Will remove as a duplicate now. :(
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1L of Oat Dream Oat Milk just 35p @Sainsbury's instore!

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Saw this in Sainsbury's Wolverhampton (yes, I have the great displeasure of living there :) )and it seemed a fantastic price for a healthy and quite tasty drink. No idea if national.
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Same price in the Sainsbury's in Castle Vale, Birmingham also.