Wanting to move away from BT once contract is up. - Best options?

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  1. monkey_boy69

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    In a couple of months my 18month contract with BT will be up. I plan to move away from them mainly due to the price + the 40GB cap on my downloads.
    I'm looking for the best provider that will not only save me some money but also be able to provide me with a truly unlimited service for BB. I'd also want the phone line with them as it seems BT have the highest line rental charges.

    Currently I have BT infinity but I'm not actually bothered about dropping down to a slower speed as long as it's not a capped service.

    Any advice would be greatly appreciated.
    Cheers.
     
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    Hi,

    when your contract is finish you can call up bt and tell them to give you discount and if they don't budge then request for mac code. Becuase i been with bt for very long time now about 12 years and i am getting very good deal on unlimited package. I pay for unlmited broadband £7.50, Unlmited anytime call £5.00, line rental £10 a month payed (£120 up front) total £22.50 a month.

    Also the longer you stay with bt the better customer loyalty discount you will get on your call and broadband package.
     
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  3. Badger0-0

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    Have you thought about Virgin cable?

    Although they have restrictions at peak periods, these are easily made up for by scheduling any D/Ls to be done off peak.
    And there are no caps on the data you download.

    I'm not sure how the prices pan out though.
     
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    The option 2 infinity has no cap it is unlimited.
     
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    bt are now truly unlimited

    you could look at be broadband or sky but thats if they on llu on your exchange
     
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    I am in the same position but my contract with BT runs out on the 25 January 2012.

    Have been speaking to both BT and Sky today and this is the offers they both made:
    BT
    Line Rental £14.60
    Broadband £ 10.25 but limited to 10mb
    Anytime calls £4.90
    Total £29.95 but they then offered £27.75
    This was for a 12 month contract when I said I didn't want to be tied for 18 months

    Sky
    Line Rental £12.25
    Broadband £10.00 free unlimited downloads, free rental for first six months
    Anytime calls £5.00
    Total £26.25 per month after the six months £10 paid upfront.

    If I knew more about Sky's reliability I would go for this deal today. I know they both use the same lines and therefore speeds but reliability?

    hope this helps you
     
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    make a thread in sky section if they stable or not
     
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    You don't actually have capped service now. You will just be charged if you exceed your usage limit of 40GB pcm. Moving to Infinity Option 2 will remove even that and give you unlimited usage.
     
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    I think I'm going to try and get them to give me infinity option 2 for free when I come to look at options to move away. If they will do that then I'll stay with them & pay the line rental up front to save a few extra £'s.
     
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    No chance you'll get it for free (infinity option 2)
    It's cost BT some money to install fibre, and it's over £20 a month for option 2. There not going to give you £360 are they?
     
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    well they might give discount for the unlimited package if you haggle them to lower price. Also monkey_boy69 wouldn't get charged for installation as he already have bt infinity option 1 oh and they even might let you do 12 month contract if you ask them instead of 18 month.
     
    Last edited: Jan 17, 2012

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