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Talk Talk Deal - 76MB Unlimited Fibre Broadband with anytime calls to landline and mobiles just £27.50 pm x 18 months = £495
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Theres a great Broadband and Phone deal from TalkTalk at the moment if you go via the Comparethemarket website. It's £27.50pm fixed price for 18 months and includes 76MB Fibre Bro… Read more

Anyone got a screenshot of the deal incase they get funny about it

Signed upto this 2 weeks ago. Checked my online account and have noticed they are charging me for landline calls even though I should be on the anytime package

jona7730th Oct

Have talk talks customer services improved?! They used to be shockingly bad

Still are including wait To get away.

grrr, wish this deal was still live. Just had notification from BT of price increase and i can get out of contract

Not worth it at any price in my opinion. Switched to then in March and have only recently obtained an acceptable download speed. Was without a service for three weeks following switch due to their administrative cockup.
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Talk Talk Black Friday Broadband Deal. £19.95 P/M for 18 months (£359.10) Was £27. New and Existing customers.
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Just noticed advert for Talk Talk, offering over 25% off their broadband packages. Includes line rental. Standard at £19.95. Faster fibre (up to 38mb) £25. Faster fibre with speed … Read more

ianmcintyre2 h, 24 m ago

For new customers go through comparethemarket and it appears you can get …For new customers go through comparethemarket and it appears you can get unlimited uk calls until 2nd November with this deal


Yeah I noticed that, makes it a great deal.

For new customers go through comparethemarket and it appears you can get unlimited uk calls until 2nd November with this deal

crankup20 m ago

Been with TT for over 2 years now on 76mb connection. ALways been good. …Been with TT for over 2 years now on 76mb connection. ALways been good. Had an issue once with an internal phone extension putting noise on my line and profile got reduced - as would happen with any provider. I replaced the lead and called them, asked them to reset my profile and they did. Arranging that with BT would be a nightmare. Plusnet too, not as good as they once were before BT got involved. Not forgettng Plusnet shape traffic (naughty in this age).


Same here. People talk a load of boll***s about TalkTalk when in reality they know nothing at all about it. I've been through most ISPs at some point or other over the years and TalkTalk's no worse than any other. Infinitely better than BT too, and a lot cheaper.

Been with TT for over 2 years now on 76mb connection. ALways been good. Had an issue once with an internal phone extension putting noise on my line and profile got reduced - as would happen with any provider. I replaced the lead and called them, asked them to reset my profile and they did. Arranging that with BT would be a nightmare. Plusnet too, not as good as they once were before BT got involved. Not forgettng Plusnet shape traffic (naughty in this age).

sam197029th Oct

Not a great deal. I am with Virgin (50Mb) and I pay £15/month including …Not a great deal. I am with Virgin (50Mb) and I pay £15/month including line rental


And I can fly when I put my tin foil hat on...
TalkTalk Fibre Unlimited downloads and Unlimited FREE CALLS!  CarphoneWarehouse or Currys INSTORE only - £25pm
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Found 21st OctFound 21st Oct
When everyone in your home is streaming Netflix, Skyping friends and uploading snaps to Facebook, all at the same time, you need our Faster Fibre Broadband. It's stronger, more sta… Read more

I'm with SSE broadband. 76mb download speed, around 20mb upload all for around £20 including line rental with unlimited downloads etc. The only problem with it is that SSE does throttle my connection during peak hours but this is easy avoidable using a VPN. So overall not bad.

I Took the time and went to Curry's today; Was going for it till I realised I was taking out an 18 month Contract and then I
got cold feet, with all my troubles with Sky & BT this last three years when I was wronged and could not leave until the 12 months contract was up; I feel myself no matter who I go with they will stiff me somehow, but at least it will be for the 12 months only.
This is a very good deal, all I am looking for but not for 18 months.

JBH13 h, 17 m ago

It does fill me with dread if I have to ring them and a few weeks ago I …It does fill me with dread if I have to ring them and a few weeks ago I did have a drop out issue BUT for just over £50 a month I have fast fibre broadband, unlimited downloads, calls including to mobiles, sky sports and cinema and the free security for PC. Not seen a better price.

It's that a standard price or did you have a deal?

Plusnet 38mb download, only 2mb upload, rubbish.
Talk Talk Fast Broadband - £18.95 Per Month (+£90 TCB)
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Fibre broadband on 12month contract £11.45pm after cashaback (£18.95pm for 12 months less £90 cashback, £227.40-90=£137.40 per year)

Toon_army3 h, 33 m ago

What sort of premium? If I was to go with Sky Id just have to pay what …What sort of premium? If I was to go with Sky Id just have to pay what ever the monthly bill is lol


sorry not so sure I only know it roughly as I never on cable.

Gentle_Giant reply have more details about cable/non-cable, it might depends on different case, I think the best to ask your provider (Virgin) or they might reduce a lot to keep you stay with them.

Gentle_Giant2 h, 16 m ago

Most ISPs charge a termination fee; and if you are not on a BT line (Sky, …Most ISPs charge a termination fee; and if you are not on a BT line (Sky, Virgin or LLU), and you switch to an ISP that uses BT lines, you will have to pay a connection fee as well; although many of the big 'n nasty ISPs absorb this cost to get your custom.if you are grumbling about £38, you wouldnt want my ISP; my average bill for phone, line and BB is £54; however I do get exemplary service; my average resolution time for a non physical fault is under an hour, and for a physical line fault 2 days.As an example, 2 years ago there was a lot of damage to local lines and cabinets due to storm damage; both mine and my neighbours lines were knocked out. Mine was fixed the day after I reported it by Open Reach; Talk Talk didnt INFORM O.R. of my neighbours fault for a further 10 days - spending the time giving her the run around on their support line.When I needed a new line strung (more storm damage), I got it in 10 days, against BT saying it was impossible in less than 6 weeks.

3 years of cutting signal which they insisted was a problem with the house, it hasnt occurred in over 10 years with BT though, they will just do anything to pass the blame one and insisted it would cost to send a technician to the house to check the line. I wasted hours with their customer service about the missing internet connection, it was impossible to download anything stably. their only suggestions for fixing were to spend more money, the only fix turned out to be finding a company that doesn't have the reputation of a pile of manure.

if you need a stable connection at any time of day outside the hours of 5-6am then you need to go with a company not affiliated with talk talk, the cost of time wasted with customer service will never be worth any money you save.

Toon_army1 h, 16 m ago

What sort of premium? If I was to go with Sky Id just have to pay what …What sort of premium? If I was to go with Sky Id just have to pay what ever the monthly bill is lol



Most ISPs charge a termination fee; and if you are not on a BT line (Sky, Virgin or LLU), and you switch to an ISP that uses BT lines, you will have to pay a connection fee as well; although many of the big 'n nasty ISPs absorb this cost to get your custom.

if you are grumbling about £38, you wouldnt want my ISP; my average bill for phone, line and BB is £54; however I do get exemplary service; my average resolution time for a non physical fault is under an hour, and for a physical line fault 2 days.

As an example, 2 years ago there was a lot of damage to local lines and cabinets due to storm damage; both mine and my neighbours lines were knocked out. Mine was fixed the day after I reported it by Open Reach; Talk Talk didnt INFORM O.R. of my neighbours fault for a further 10 days - spending the time giving her the run around on their support line.

When I needed a new line strung (more storm damage), I got it in 10 days, against BT saying it was impossible in less than 6 weeks.

dealchaser8881 h, 48 m ago

please double check as there might be a premium to switch from Virgin to …please double check as there might be a premium to switch from Virgin to other non-cable providers (also check Virgin terms as well).


What sort of premium? If I was to go with Sky Id just have to pay what ever the monthly bill is lol
Talk Talk Fibre Unlimted £25 a month / 24 months £600 in total
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Unlimted fibre max including line rental only £25 a month! 24 month contract!! Upto £105 Quidco!

I already get 17mb on ADSL with ee. There is no misinterpretaion on my behalf. I have a transcript of my conversation where I asked what it meant. TT - "We will try to do better , but if that`s all it ever gets to, then we have provided the service you require" ME - "I get more already?" TT - "You would still have to stay until the contract expired"

Can you see why I didn`t sign up with them for £19.99 a month now?

Talktalk and Sky both have a presence in my local exchange according to Sam Knows

The last time BT were here with a Hawk machine it said 31 meters to the kerbside box and 191 meters to the exchange

Keith953446 m ago

Thanks. My point is that the line achieves 17mb already and I can actually …Thanks. My point is that the line achieves 17mb already and I can actually see the exchange from my house. To say that after switching over to them on ADSL, I should accept 2mb is laughable and never going to happen. As it is I `m switching to Vodafone 38mb where the guarantee is 35mb. I`m happy to sit waiting for them to achieve that as I won`t pay the bill if it doesn`t each month and I`llk actually be using our 75mb Virgin line for most of the interent. The only reason we started looking was because ee put our price up without even letting us know and even after giving them the chance to rectify the mistake of taking a customer for granted they didn`t want to help...I`m nothing if not fair and true to form after signing up for Vodafone, I receieved a call from ee asking if I was changing for any reason!!!!



I believe providers are obliged to state the minimum speed that can be reasonably expected to be achieved. As TT decline to provide a service less than 2Mbps, the default minimum speed provided by TT is 2Mbps. Suggest there is some ambiguity / misintepretation of service spec. TBH if you can see the exchange from your property and there are no bizarre cabling routes you should reasonably expect an ADSL sync speed somewhere near 20Mbps.

AndyRoyd50 m ago

OP deal TT £25 "Faster Fibre" = max 38Mbps. Additional £5/month for max 7 …OP deal TT £25 "Faster Fibre" = max 38Mbps. Additional £5/month for max 76Mbps where available.2Mbps ADSL would normally be a result of the customer's physical distance from the exchange and not throttling by the service provider. Different system with fibre where typically for TT the max speed is dictated by the customer's distance from the (significantly nearer) street box, not the exchange.


Thanks. My point is that the line achieves 17mb already and I can actually see the exchange from my house. To say that after switching over to them on ADSL, I should accept 2mb is laughable and never going to happen. As it is I `m switching to Vodafone 38mb where the guarantee is 35mb. I`m happy to sit waiting for them to achieve that as I won`t pay the bill if it doesn`t each month and I`llk actually be using our 75mb Virgin line for most of the interent. The only reason we started looking was because ee put our price up without even letting us know and even after giving them the chance to rectify the mistake of taking a customer for granted they didn`t want to help...I`m nothing if not fair and true to form after signing up for Vodafone, I receieved a call from ee asking if I was changing for any reason!!!!

AndyRoyd56 m ago

24m contract but contract term irrelevant as it's TT so there will no …24m contract but contract term irrelevant as it's TT so there will no doubt be multiple instances of price rises during that term that will permit opporunities to jump ship without early termination fees.


its a fixed 24 month contarct i am with them and when they lower prices u can too

all the talk talk issues i have ever had on 3 lines at 3 diferent properties were caused by talk talk crappy router, all sorted and stable when replaced for fritzbox's and once an exchange issue took 2 days to fix
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Talk Talk Sky Sports Package - £8.50 per month for 18 months - for existing customers (total cost £153)
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Existing customers can add on Sky Sports and Sky Cinema with discounts for 18 months. Plus you can cancel anytime!

What speed do you need to watch sky sports on this deal,will it buffer,?

joelbev11th Aug

Can the sports channels be recorded? And do they show up in the EPG?


Yes and yes, you can record them with the TV Plus Box.
Edited by: "drivel" 13th Aug

damienace8th Aug

Wonder if BT will rejuce the price for me if I show them this deal …Wonder if BT will rejuce the price for me if I show them this deal 👀


It's always the best way to get a discount (at least to have ANY hope of it) if yer able to show the retention dept you have options. It doesn't always work, but it's gotta be worth a try.

joelbev11th Aug

Can the sports channels be recorded?



If you click the box to upgrade you get the message:

Great News!
You can now record all channels from any of our TV Boosts as well as continuing to pause, skip backwards and forwards while watching your favourite channels in the TalkTalk Player


I've just got the basic box, so now that I've upgraded to the Sky Sports package I'm going to contact them to ask if I'll get a new box to allow me to record.

A bit of a issue for me is that Sky Sports News is not included in the Sky Sports package. I know it's not a premium channel, but to my mind it should be included.

Just to add that I contact TalkTalk via live chat and they said I'd have to pay £25 extra for a TV Plus box to allow me to record programmes. I pointed out that I was shown a message that never mentioned an extra charge, but they would not budge.
Edited by: "ClashInDevon" 12th Aug

keitht5858th Aug

It takes the feed through the broadband so it needs to be connected to a …It takes the feed through the broadband so it needs to be connected to a talktalk bb line.


Heres a mind blast. 'You can connect ANY router to a TalkTalk BB Line'
Talk Talk Broadband for only £18.95 a month - 12 Month Contract £227.40
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Taken from Facebook. Now with FREE set-up £18.95 a month For 12 months, includes line rental & free set-up Stream, shop, surf and download Price fixed for 12 m… Read more

voyager1233rd Aug

would rather wake up with my head nailed to the carpet and be forced to …would rather wake up with my head nailed to the carpet and be forced to eat my own eyes than ever go back to talktalk

Agree with you, still one month to go. Never been blackmailed from company like that.

Never had a problem with talktalk. I have fibre broadband 28Mb/Plus TV/unlimited calls including to mobiles/Sky sports and entertainment package all for £46 per month and also have 3 sim cards 2 with unlimited txts/1000 mins/2gb data for £18 per month and 1 free sim with 200 mins/ 500 txts/ and 500mb data

Worst internet provider ever....

I've been with TalkTalk for years and have no criticism. I get 76Mb down and 18Mb up and it's been faultless.

The worst experience of my life, the service is bad and unprofessional customer service.

Even for free I don’t want it in my house, you sign the contract and you are done.
Sky Sports + broadband & line, just £28/mth - £336 We can't remember a similar Sky Sports deal that's so cheap
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It is talk-talk but in time for the footy season! Through broadband choices and mse Sky Sports + broadband & line, just £28/mth We can't remember a similar Sky Sports deal tha… Read more

ebuehi_k16th Aug

You can get HD and sky go for £30 on talk talk?

TT doesn't do skygo

nexus7627th Jul

Add more for HD that's not free. I pay £30 for everything and HD and sky …Add more for HD that's not free. I pay £30 for everything and HD and sky go extra. Cold.

You can get HD and sky go for £30 on talk talk?

Cantona4th Aug

Well last time I checked to get sky sports in HD with sky you have to have …Well last time I checked to get sky sports in HD with sky you have to have ...Variety pack (36 quid), sports hd pack (6 quid) plus sky sports package itself (27.50) which equals about 70 quid.Even if you manage to get a 40% discount its > 40 quid a month. You're getting SD here but basically for free, so its an amazing deal.Nexus76, I'd been interested to hear how you get it for 30 quid with sky ....


Me too!

Managed to haggle with talktalk..

Got Fibre broadband and landline for £25 + skysports (£8.50) = £33.50

AND THEY GAVE ME UNLIMITED CALL PLAN FOR FREE WHICH IS USUALLY £7.50. They first offered it for £3.75 but haggled more and got it for free!
Edited by: "qwerty93" 6th Aug

Well last time I checked to get sky sports in HD with sky you have to have ...
Variety pack (36 quid), sports hd pack (6 quid) plus sky sports package itself (27.50) which equals about 70 quid.
Even if you manage to get a 40% discount its > 40 quid a month. You're getting SD here but basically for free, so its an amazing deal.
Nexus76, I'd been interested to hear how you get it for 30 quid with sky ....
Broadband + TV + Sky Sports + Sky Cinema Includes FREE set-up + FREE TV box £32 p/m for 12 months £389.40 @ Talk talk
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https://www.talktalk.co.uk/shop/tv-and-broadband/sportscinema/mk/ Broadband + TV + Sky Sports + Sky Cinema Includes FREE set-up + FREE TV box £32.45 a month Includes line rent… Read more

What there not telling you is that the Sky Sports & Movies aren't broadcast in HD, they only have a few freeview HD channels..... spoke to them about it last night.

Do you have any further details as I can only see the offer for them separately with broadband but not combined like you suggested and if I add them separately it comes to £36 a month, thanks in advance

Talk talk are the worst company ever, customer service is shockingly shite that's when you can understand them!!!!!

I think they also make a separate charge for caller display @ £1.75. Most people assume it's in with the price (used to be with TalkTalk also) with BT competitors.

was with talk talk in my old property and had absolutely no problem whatsoever with them.

they do however get the worst scores across the board for service / products etc. but I never once had a problem.
SKY SPORTS FOR £8.50 FOR 18 MONTHS!!!
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TALKTALK OFFERING TV - SKY SPORTS FOR 8.50 A MONTH FOR 18 MONTHS Note that there is no contract, so you can cancel at any time. - LadyEleanor Best add it is a TalkTalk boost. I… Read more

kpearsoncj19th Jul

TBH FOR £8.50 AND ABLE TO RECORD THEM THATS FINE WITH ME LOL


You cannot record them unless you already have a Youview+ box or you pay a one-off £25 fee and additional £5 per month for the TalkTalk plus box (which also adds 6 Sky channels (including Sky Sports News). The free lite box that you get for your £8.50 subscription doesn't record, it only pauses and rewinds live TV.
Edited by: "Robbo11" 25th Aug

For info, if you already own a BT youview+ box, you can record your TalkTalk Sky Sports TV boost channels ok without the need to install TalkTalk's TV boxes. So unless you really need two boxes that can record, you could just opt for the free TalkTalk lite box with your TV boost.

LadyEleanor19th Jul

Haw, another reverse Hot thread.Why are the best deals downrated?


Probably due to a mix of TalkTalk haters and envious Sky subscribers stuck in contracts and paying over the odds for their Sky packages just to get Sky sports.

Original Poster

Rubbish bt youview one is ten times better

What's people's experiences with the talktalk box?
Talktalk retentions entertainment boost £8 for 24 months
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just agreed Talktalk TV entertainment boost £8 for 24 months. seems decent alternative to freebies etc

kpearsoncj

PERSONALLY NEVER HAD ANY PROBLEMS SO ALL GOOD FOR ME


you appear to have a problem with a stuck shift key.

Been with TT for over 8 years as well; home phone and 38mb Fibre. Never had any issues with them.

Not had any major problems with talktalk and been with them about 8 years. I renewed my contract with them about 6 months ago. I get the entertainment package for £6

Original Poster

PERSONALLY NEVER HAD ANY PROBLEMS SO ALL GOOD FOR ME

Talk talk are a horrible company, their customer service is outrageous. Never again.
TalkTalk Plus TV Box (HD Freeview Recorder) (Existing Customers) - £5
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Existing customers with TalkTalk broadband can go into My Account, choose the "Offers and Upgrades" tab, then "Add TV". This should offer a free TV Plus box, on condition of adding… Read more

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Ed.Winchester

by taking the stb you will be committing to a long term contract. IE 18 … by taking the stb you will be committing to a long term contract. IE 18 or 24 month.


I couldn't find anything that says this in the terms - in fact it says:

"Can I add TV at any stage?
Yes. You can add TalkTalk TV to your plan at any time in My Account. TalkTalk TV lets you pick & mix your perfect TV package with a range of flexible TV boosts, all with just a 1 month commitment so you’re never tied into lengthly contracts.

FREE TV Plus Box offer applies when taken with the TV Starter Boost (at £5 per month). Features pause and rewind (for up to 2 hours), record (up to 180 Standard Definition hours), access to around 80 Freeview channels, 7 day catch up (available for certain channels only and not all programmes available on channels where catch up is available), and access to TV Boosts and on demand content. Freeview channels are subject to location and other factors. Please see Freeview for more information. You need to connect your TalkTalk TV Box to the internet and your TV aerial."

at talktalk.co.uk/sho…-tv - which I read as that the contract length of the existing plan remains, but that the TV service just gets added onto it.

Of course, I am happy to be corrected if there's something in the terms to the contrary that I've missed.

I would check first that you are not entering into a new 18 month contract I been with talk talk for years and i find them great but when you do have to phone in for anything then its at least a 30 min call to sort out anything

By the way any one with a talk talk account can get a free sim deal that gives you 200 min , unlimited text , 200 MB data a month for free while you are with them , great if your not a heavy user

billbennett1

Are you sure? When you go to the order page, it says "Minimum 1 month … Are you sure? When you go to the order page, it says "Minimum 1 month contract" - hence being able to cancel it after the first month.


The extra channels, IE sky starter boost, entertainment, sports, kids or movies boost are minimum 1 month commitment, by taking the stb you will be committing to a long term contract. IE 18 or 24 month.
Edited by: "Ed.Winchester" 8th Mar

Original Poster

Jamiep335

Hi do you still have this?


I'm sure they've got quite a few in stock

Original Poster

Ed.Winchester

You'll be tied into an 18 or 24 month contract pal. Hope this helps.


Are you sure? When you go to the order page, it says "Minimum 1 month contract" - hence being able to cancel it after the first month.
Superfast Broadband (including line rental, genuinely fixed price TalkTalk 18 month contract) £27 pm.  £5 pm anytime landline and mobile calls. £85 TCB. Free data/calls SIM, Caller Display, Call Divert, Call Waiting, 3-Way calls etc
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TalkTalk are keen to boost their customer base, and they're the only company actually offering a genuinely fixed price for the whole of the contract - guaranteed no price increases… Read more

Original Poster

That includes line rental, of course.

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marktq1

Thanks so if I upgrade I should get it for £5 I'm paying £41 at the m … Thanks so if I upgrade I should get it for £5 I'm paying £41 at the moment for standard with anytime and international so seems if I upgrade to fibre I should get it cheaper


That seems a lot. I'm currently paying £32pm for fibre, anytime (not international), Caller Display, Call Divert, Call Waiting, Reminder Call, Ringback, and Three Way Call. The Call Divert works particularly well with the anytime calls - no forwarding costs at all.

Whether you can negotiate effectively will depend on whether or not you're out of contract. If you are, you should be in a very good position.

Thanks so if I upgrade I should get it for £5 I'm paying £41 at the moment for standard with anytime and international so seems if I upgrade to fibre I should get it cheaper

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marktq1

Is £5 a month anytime and mobile a special deal I am paying £7.50 and t … Is £5 a month anytime and mobile a special deal I am paying £7.50 and that is what the price is in my boosts page


Probably - though you might be able to negotiate something with them. The £5 is part of this deal (along with all the free add-ons) and the normal rate is £7.50.

Is £5 a month anytime and mobile a special deal I am paying £7.50 and that is what the price is in my boosts page
Switching from BT? Faster Fibre Broadband £27pm, unlimited & including line rental (Genuinely FIXED PRICE) with TalkTalk - unlimited (£110 cashback from Quidco as well) + free call divert, ringback etc + free SIM
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This will go really, really cold because it's TalkTalk, but who cares? Looks like a great deal for fibre+line rental with a price that won't increase throughout the whole contract… Read more

Newbold

Just a tip for anyone who went through Quidco for the £110 cashback - you … Just a tip for anyone who went through Quidco for the £110 cashback - you may find they've paid out just £50. The usual Quidco con - challenge it!



​i got 90

Original Poster

Just a tip for anyone who went through Quidco for the £110 cashback - you may find they've paid out just £50.

The usual Quidco con - challenge it!

Original Poster

MR+T

24 month contract err no thanks! also wouldnt trust them after losing … 24 month contract err no thanks! also wouldnt trust them after losing everyonrs personals details lastly the customer service are mainly based in south africa they hardly cummunicate and listen to your problemsI can safely say this is the worst company in Britain and urge people to stay away they clearly not intetested in keeping people personal data safe not providing good customer service Good Luck to Charles Dunstone for turning a failing business around


TalkTalk's much criticised by people who've never used it. Those of us who have know it to be somewhat better than BT, and much on a par with Plusnet. None of them can match Zen - but they don't match Zen prices, either. Check out the reviews - BT's reviews are rather worse than those of TalkTalk.

24 month contract err no thanks! also wouldnt trust them after losing everyonrs personals details lastly the customer service are mainly based in south africa they hardly cummunicate and listen to your problems

I can safely say this is the worst company in Britain and urge people to stay away they clearly not intetested in keeping people personal data safe not providing good customer service

Good Luck to Charles Dunstone for turning a failing business around

Just selected this deal been with talktalk for years couldnt find anything better fibre, line rental and free sim card for £27 was previously paying about £26.50 for same so no big increase and no disruption gonna get the free sim buy cheap handset and use as spare talktalk sending out new upgraded router. Also thinking of buying speed boost £5 one month to try the 78mb. Can still cancel if anyone knows a better deal
TALKTALK: Boradband, Line rental, and Sim offer £20 (retention deal)
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Just renewed my contract with TalkTalk fixed for 18months. Phoned up to cancel and was given and mazing deal, new customers can also try it. I got broadband and line rental, with… Read more

trew

just phoned talktalk to cancel cos they didnt do fibre in my area they … just phoned talktalk to cancel cos they didnt do fibre in my area they offered me 76mbs on a boost for £30 mth including line rental super router and 500mb sim (was originally told only bt + sky do fibre in my area, so how come it changed when i was leaving)



​They may have some ports free or will be available soon. You could be cheeky and call back to discount your total package to £25.

just phoned talktalk to cancel cos they didnt do fibre in my area they offered me 76mbs on a boost for £30 mth including line rental super router and 500mb sim (was originally told only bt + sky do fibre in my area, so how come it changed when i was leaving)

coolfi

Thats … Thats why.https://www.theguardian.com/business/2016/nov/29/bt-openreach-competition-ofcom-european-commission



So, why not open the Virgin network in the same way?

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Common Sense

TalkTalk contracts are for 18 months. For standard Fibre is is almost £10 … TalkTalk contracts are for 18 months. For standard Fibre is is almost £10 month off. Still expensive. But no doubt I will be forced to return in 1 year to them due to high BT prices at month 13.BT was privatised, shareholders paid for the infrastructure, why should they give it away? Cable providers built their own infrastructure and I do not see people claiming Virgin have a monopoly on super fast internet via their fibre optic network. If Virgin did not have a monopoly then prices would be lower. Why isn't Virgin forced to offer wholesale prices?



Thats why.

theguardian.com/bus…ion

coolfi

If you are taking in to account TopCashBack discount then TalkTalk are … If you are taking in to account TopCashBack discount then TalkTalk are offering up to £195.50 on TCB site.The prices could be cheaper all around if BT was not running monopoly on wholesale prices.



TalkTalk contracts are for 18 months. For standard Fibre is is almost £10 month off. Still expensive. But no doubt I will be forced to return in 1 year to them due to high BT prices at month 13.
BT was privatised, shareholders paid for the infrastructure, why should they give it away? Cable providers built their own infrastructure and I do not see people claiming Virgin have a monopoly on super fast internet via their fibre optic network. If Virgin did not have a monopoly then prices would be lower. Why isn't Virgin forced to offer wholesale prices?

TalkTalk Fibre - Free Setup, Free TV Box, £32 inc Line Rental + £150 TCB CashBack. Eqv of £23.66pm
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I've been looking around for a new internet deal since BT want to charge me a small fortune. TalkTalk have come up the best for today only: - £32 a month for Faster Fibre (up to … Read more

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hukdplan

TT residential has a bad reputation for customer service however TT … TT residential has a bad reputation for customer service however TT Business gets great customer service reviews(UK based) - there is currently £150 cashback(TopCashBack) for TT Business Complete Fibre(includes lots of extras like free calls etc) - costs £45(inc VAT)/month with 24 month contract. When you take account of cashback you're paying about £38/month over 24 months(and that includes free calls).After the first twelve months you can break your contract with £125 early termination if you want - assuming they don't raise prices and allow you to terminate penalty free.Effectively £38/month, great customer service, free calls - might be worth a look -https://www.talktalk.co.uk/business/product/fibre?portal_id=searchbrand&ds_kids=p9600676895&gclid=CKmklLCFxNACFUKfGwodg4wNmw&dclid=CNTnqLCFxNACFUYS0wodU5gOig



Ah, wish I did that now!

lukieno1

sign up in the wife's name then with a new customer offer, honestly talk … sign up in the wife's name then with a new customer offer, honestly talk talk are pantsout of all the BB providers;Sky: Great internet & customer service but poor equipmentBT: Great internet & equipment but poor customer servicePlusnet: Great internet, great equipment as they use rebranded bt HH5's but customer service has been brought into question recently probably due to being part owned by BTVirgin: OK internet, poor equipment & OK customer serviceTalk: Poor internet, poor customer service & the router they send looks like a toy



​Same here, my missus has 2 months left to go on her BT contract. Line Rental is all paid up and the monthly bill is £9.50. Rang up and they wanted £150 to cancel it and if any new provider wanted to use that line it would be classed as cancellation and didnt even offer an incentive to stay. Went through talktalk and insisted i needed a new line and cancelled today to try and get the cashback now its like £150. Cancelled easy as pie and well cant ask for a new line to be put in online so scuppered that. But got in touch with BT put it in my name and having a new line put in, so 58gb plus the basic tv and phone after paying the line rental saver and other chargers gets it to the equivalent of £33 a month. Hopefully the Topcashback will track and the £100 card will appear but its only what we were going to pay with talktalk. And honestly the negative reviews of talktalk plus it being an 18 month contract swayed me back to BT.

TT residential has a bad reputation for customer service however TT Business gets great customer service reviews(UK based) - there is currently £150 cashback(TopCashBack) for TT Business Complete Fibre(includes lots of extras like free calls etc) - costs £45(inc VAT)/month with 24 month contract. When you take account of cashback you're paying about £38/month over 24 months(and that includes free calls).

After the first twelve months you can break your contract with £125 early termination if you want - assuming they don't raise prices and allow you to terminate penalty free.Effectively £38/month, great customer service, free calls - might be worth a look -

talktalk.co.uk/bus…Oig
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Sweetcorn12

Terrible deal, no real black friday deals this year. Above package comes … Terrible deal, no real black friday deals this year. Above package comes in at £27 for me, fibre activation is £25 on thier website not £50, TV box usually is free. And faster fibre, what is that about except fibre rebranded as Faster Fibre, its still up to 38mbs.



Select the speed boost option, it takes it to £32 and 76Mb,

I don't really get the Faster Fibre bit though as surely Fibre should be 38Mb and Faster Fibre be 76Mb

lukieno1

sorry didn't realise you actually use your home phone, most people these … sorry didn't realise you actually use your home phone, most people these days only have the phone line for broadband, for me it doesn't matter if it's a new number, I plug a phone in and all i get is PPI and personal injury calls.You seem to have your mind made up so if it's the deal for you then go for it but honestly, best of luck with Talktalk



Yup. Three, EE and O2 signal around here is shocking so we have no choice but to use the home phone. Latest BT bill came in at £68 thanks to internet & line rental, plus £2.50 for evening & weekend calls and then calls made outside that time.

At £37 a month all in for everything, it's a no brainer than BT can't come close to and unfortunately when you're almost halving your bill its a chance I'll have to take

cowsindahouse

talk talk fibre and hg633 router equals a world of hurt



Won't be using their router..thankfully
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talk talk fibre and hg633 router equals a world of hurt
Ultra fibre optic broadband, York only, 21.70 / month includes line rental, speeds upto 900mbps
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Ultra fibre optic broadband from Talk Talk 21.70 / month includes line rental ( Cheaper than any other standard fibre unlimited on the market) No setup fee More than 900Mb – uploa… Read more

biuro74

LOL, I can't make Virgin to lay fibre cabling in my estate to allow me … LOL, I can't make Virgin to lay fibre cabling in my estate to allow me using this goodie... since 2 years I'd put it myself 100 times or more for free, if they only wanted ;-) It's just 40 meters away from other street which is cabled already. Shame on you, Virgin.



Try the "cable my street" page on their site and try to encourage as many residents beside you to do the same, you never know.

After years of being a loyal TT customer I have finally decided to leave. They are going the same way as what Cable & Wireless did before they lost all their customers - once signed up they will start offering less and charge more for the renewal of contract. Also TT have no clue as to what customer service is all about.

Talk talk are increasing all there prices from December this yr so if you do take anything off them ask for it to be locked in so means no price increases for 18 months. Also worth noting all contracts are 18 months including adsl

I have it and the wifi is crap keeps dropping out all time think it's the box but not been replaced, wish I'd stayed with virgin had it since June worse luck so another 14 months with them

Maybe worth moving to York for, if you want bragging rights for speed like that - I mean, it's a lot less hassle than moving to South Korea (another place where I think they have those sort of speeds!)
SKY SPORTS £11 A MONTH FOR 9 MONTHS WITH TALK TALK NOW TV OFFER £99
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You can purchase all sky sports channels from talktalk for £11 a month for 9 months of the football season. For £11 you get access via nowtv to stream all channels for 30 days. so … Read more

Banned

I got sky Q with full bundle and a mini box all for 35 a month

Sky Sports is in HD on everything but Windows, OSX, iOS and Android. Any of the Now TV boxes, Smart TVs and consoles are all 720p.
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It's nt HD and is streamed using your interest the quality isn't great.

Sky will do any deal with any Devil if he pays to stay

For comparison I cancelled Sky and they gave me original pack plus sky sports for £14pm and this includes full Sky+ functionality, hundreds of other channels, etc.

I guess it's a fair price if live content only is what you would like but Sky will do deals with people that are a similar cost
1GB/s Ultra Fibre Optic Broadband - only £21.70 per month in York area (Total deal price £260.40) @ TalkTalk
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Been ages since this was posted so thought worth reposting as such a great deal. It is localised - York and surrounding area only - though there is a postcode checker as rolling o… Read more

*update.
I went with £26.25 for 6 month and then £29.25 for 6 month on a retention deal.
150Mbit down and 10Mbit up.
£4 then £7 more than I would have been paying but saw the chance for a speed upgrade as I'm uploading more these days.

I put in my cancellation on the 22nd so my contract will end on the 22nd Oct. I only spoke to the standard staff who tried to keep me but offered me no decent deal.
I have a month now for the Retentions people to contact me and offer the better deal. It should be a 12 month contract yes.
I'm also looking at Vodafone 76Mbit down 20Mbit up for £28 as I like uploading to YouTube so if the don't give me a good deal I'll be looking at that.
Really wish I could get this 1Gbit
Edited by: "beljim7419" 25th Sep 2016

beljim7419

Retention deals are still king. I pay £19.25 for 50Mbit yhough this is … Retention deals are still king. I pay £19.25 for 50Mbit yhough this is goin up £3 due to the price hike. I will however be phoning to cancel in the next few days in order to get either an extended £19.25 retention deal or hopefully a good deal on !00Mbit or 200Mbit.I do envy the 17-20Mbits upload however and might have been tempted for this reason alone but as I don't already have a Special BT line to cope with these kind of speeds which many others won't it will cost over £100 upfront just to get it up and running.



I am also on the £19.25 retentions deal and also have the price increase email. Have you contacted Virgin yet - did they keep it £19.25? And if so, I presume it's a new 12 month contract as opposed to rolling?

Just browsing for a house in York....

1Gbs, So that will be actual 100Mbs for TalkTalk then
TalkTalk broadband £6.49 - £8.26 a month 12 month contract £197.71
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Only for existing customers of Sky, BT or Plusnet. The deal is via money saving supermarket. 12 month contract. £120 Love 2 Shop voucher which can be spent at: https://www.highs… Read more

Been with TT since 2012, service wise it has been spot on no drop outs etc (mainly coz i have my own vdsl router). Unfortunately my contract with them due to expire in Dec and if i renew the 500 global minutes boost will be removed. These international minutes along with talk2go app (any mins free from landline would be free from the app aswell) no other ISP had this. Moving to plusnet once my contract ends.

Really rubbish ,last month my internet stopped for 14 days and 5-6 times called and nearly spent one one hour on just wasting time on phone and not sorted out as well nearly 14 days very bad experience

quite a few ISPs use TalkTalk wholesale services for backhaul. don't worry about that because tt wholesale are good.

hashman

Been on tt for past 3yNo issues other than having to quickly replace … Been on tt for past 3yNo issues other than having to quickly replace their router with a linksys as it was very unstable



We had problems for the whole of the 18 months contract. We switched to Post Office and problems stayed. Within 2 weeks they got BT engineer out to test the line right the way back to the green box.

Turns out there was a break in the line. TT would not accept there was a problem and blamed to many users on the same router. BT fixed the issue within 14 days (messed the driveway up a bit though, but we can live with that)

We found out the post office use Talk Talk as a provider, so won't be renewing it.

i found their huwaei HG633 router is utterly unusable with their fibre service. there is a !!HUGE!! long running thread on their forums about it. The only fix is to buy your own router and set it all up manually.
Edited by: "cowsindahouse" 6th Sep 2016