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Old 07-02-2013, 18:18
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Virgin Media have 30mb broadband and line rental for 29.49 per month.

Are there any that are cheaper?
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Old 08-02-2013, 09:36
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Always somethig cheaper, but will they offer the speed you can get with virgin?

Do you have Bt openreach fibre where you are? if so then Plusnet do a product that gives you more speed for a little bit more money.

the best thing is to have a look around or have a look here not sure how up to date the list here, but at least it will give you a load of links to different ISPs.
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Old 08-02-2013, 10:52
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Look at talk talk, super service for me, family and friends
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Old 09-02-2013, 12:00
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Virgin Media have 30mb broadband and line rental for 29.49 per month.

Are there any that are cheaper?
Not much good for those that can't and never will be able to get cable, and that is a vast majority of the UK !
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Old 10-02-2013, 10:16
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Not much good for those that can't and never will be able to get cable, and that is a vast majority of the UK !
I presume the OP can get Cable where they are and is looking if there is anything cheaper. the thread is not about what other people can get
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Old 15-02-2013, 13:53
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Plusnet in the lead so far:

13.99 Line rental
9.99 Unlimited 16 Mb Broadband

Total 23.98
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Old 15-02-2013, 23:08
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Plusnet in the lead so far:

13.99 Line rental
9.99 Unlimited 16 Mb Broadband

Total 23.98

you got to look at reliability as well mind you, no good going cheap if the thing don't work.

That is also up to 16Mb/s, it depends how far you are away from the exchange.
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Old 16-02-2013, 05:33
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If you pay the line rental a year in andvance you can get plusnet fibre for 9.99 + 19.99 a month.

Thats unlimited and up to 76Mb. I think you get free weekend and eveing calls along with that.

Talk talk maybe cheaper but I couldn't be bothered to wade through their site to descover the price.
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Old 16-02-2013, 13:06
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If you pay the line rental a year in andvance you can get plusnet fibre for 9.99 + 19.99 a month.

Thats unlimited and up to 76Mb. I think you get free weekend and eveing calls along with that.

Talk talk maybe cheaper but I couldn't be bothered to wade through their site to descover the price.
If you go via one of the comparison sites, such as Uswitch, you end up at these prices for Talk Talk's fibre broadband.

https://sales.talktalk.co.uk/product...talId=TOP10_BB
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Old 16-02-2013, 13:31
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If you pay the line rental a year in andvance you can get plusnet fibre for 9.99 + 19.99 a month.

Thats unlimited and up to 76Mb. I think you get free weekend and eveing calls along with that.

Talk talk maybe cheaper but I couldn't be bothered to wade through their site to descover the price.
I'm with Plusnet for up to 76Mbps (in reality 68Mbps down, 17Mbps up for me) unlimited fibre with Primus basic line rental at a lower price than they charge now for 26.98 a month. If you are not bothered about fibre optic broadband or evening and weekend calls, you could do unlimited ADSL2+ with the same company for 9.99 + Primus for 7.99 via Homephonechoices (not through Primus, it costs more) = 17.98 a month. You could even use a bypass service like 18185 and call someone for 5p a call, less than 20 calls a month and it's cheaper than Primus' evening and weekend calls package.

Moneysavingexpert where I go for these things, also has Plusnet and Primus (with caution - see below) as cheapest for broadband and line rental.

And don't forget, go through a cashback site to order Plusnet and you can get up to 75 cashback via Quidco (-5 for an yearly admin fee), which will pay in time for the installation + first month + router P&P cost you have to pay up front when ordering.

However... Primus being the cheapest for line rental, are having customer service problems at the moment, I just received my first bill since switching and I don't think I am even being charged for line rental. Knowing my luck, I'll be the one person who would get found out down the line and be left with a large bill. Must contact them in due time.
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Old 20-02-2013, 16:15
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I'm with Plusnet for up to 76Mbps (in reality 68Mbps down, 17Mbps up for me) unlimited fibre with Primus basic line rental at a lower price than they charge now for 26.98 a month. If you are not bothered about fibre optic broadband or evening and weekend calls, you could do unlimited ADSL2+ with the same company for 9.99 + Primus for 7.99 via Homephonechoices (not through Primus, it costs more) = 17.98 a month. You could even use a bypass service like 18185 and call someone for 5p a call, less than 20 calls a month and it's cheaper than Primus' evening and weekend calls package.

Moneysavingexpert where I go for these things, also has Plusnet and Primus (with caution - see below) as cheapest for broadband and line rental.

And don't forget, go through a cashback site to order Plusnet and you can get up to 75 cashback via Quidco (-5 for an yearly admin fee), which will pay in time for the installation + first month + router P&P cost you have to pay up front when ordering.

However... Primus being the cheapest for line rental, are having customer service problems at the moment, I just received my first bill since switching and I don't think I am even being charged for line rental. Knowing my luck, I'll be the one person who would get found out down the line and be left with a large bill. Must contact them in due time.
Good advice that. Fibre goes live on my exchange from 31st March so I'll bear that in mind.

I'm currently paying pretty much what you pay for your fibre connection for a 3.5Mb standard unlimited broadband and line rental.
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Old 20-02-2013, 17:10
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If you go via one of the comparison sites, such as Uswitch, you end up at these prices for Talk Talk's fibre broadband.

https://sales.talktalk.co.uk/product...talId=TOP10_BB
Note that on that site it says
Unlimited* download allowance
With no explanation on the page what the * means i.e. subject to fair usage policy.

Also worth checking on all of these bundles is what they charge (if you need them) for extras such as Caller Display - TalkTalk charge 2.50/month whereas Plusnet is only 99p and with BT Privacy at Home it's free provided you make two chargeable calls per month
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Old 21-02-2013, 05:15
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Note that on that site it says
Unlimited* download allowance
With no explanation on the page what the * means i.e. subject to fair usage policy.

Also worth checking on all of these bundles is what they charge (if you need them) for extras such as Caller Display - TalkTalk charge 2.50/month whereas Plusnet is only 99p and with BT Privacy at Home it's free provided you make two chargeable calls per month
I don't know if there is a download limit with TT but looking at my data usage we are downloading 500Gb a month minimum with no problems or issues, and in December it was over 700Gb.

The 5 a month for 1000 minutes to any mobile network is well worth having if like me your children like to use the landline to phone mobile numbers
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