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2014/09/29 14:57:17 (permalink)
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Telephone & Braodband

Just a moan about Plusnet, it is easily the worst provider that i have ever had, they maybe cheap but the speed and the constant 'freeze' is hard to take. I keep having to escape out and reboot my laptop and still it doesn't work properly.
 
I am locked in until end of April next year, but won't ever be using them again.
 
TalkTalk are ok when i had them but BT was the best that i have had alhough some people complain about them.
 
Never had Virgin and never will as they keep trying to get me to tale all the crap that i don't want or need.
 
Will probably go back to BT next April.
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    Re: Telephone & Braodband 2014/09/29 16:17:36 (permalink)
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    Virgin is excellent. Hardly any downtime & a fast connection (though it is traffic managed if you download a lot of stuff at the wrong time)
     
    I have
     
    50meg cable
    Talk weekends phone
     
    I pay the phone line rental upfront so £10 pm effective
     
    Total = £20.50 pm
     
    TV is gotton from elsewhere. Full sky package £1.50 pm

     
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    Re: Telephone & Braodband 2014/09/29 16:44:24 (permalink)
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    Party Boy does that £20.50 include the monthly line rental?
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    Re: Telephone & Braodband 2014/09/29 18:05:15 (permalink)
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    Yes
     
    I pay it yearly upfront tho cos its quite a bit cheaper £120 for the year so £10 pm effective
     
    Its not standard pricing.
     
    The idea is never to pay standard pricing. It's a case of ringing retentions every time the contract is up & telling  them I'm defecting to Sky unless they offer me somthing good. - Always have a competitor deal handy to throw at them
    post edited by PartyBoy - 2014/09/29 18:08:16

     
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    Re: Telephone & Braodband 2014/09/29 18:22:42 (permalink)
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    Just a moan about Plusnet, it is easily the worst provider that i have ever had, they maybe cheap but the speed and the constant 'freeze' is hard to take. I keep having to escape out and reboot my laptop and still it doesn't work properly.
     
    I am locked in until end of April next year, but won't ever be using them again.
     
    TalkTalk are ok when i had them but BT was the best that i have had alhough some people complain about them.
     
    Never had Virgin and never will as they keep trying to get me to tale all the crap that i don't want or need.
     
    Will probably go back to BT next April.




    EE if you pay the year up front its £11 a month with unlimited internet & 1000mins free land line calls with in UK as long as you dont go over them 1000mins its £3 a month for 1st 3 months then £9 for 9 months
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    Re: Telephone & Braodband 2014/09/29 18:47:33 (permalink)
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    Will probably go back to BT next April.




    Don't BT own plusnet?
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    Re: Telephone & Braodband 2014/09/29 18:48:44 (permalink)
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    Will probably go back to BT next April.




    Don't BT own plusnet?




    That's news to me!
     
    Seriously p1ssed offwith Plusnet now, the downtime i several times a day and for long periods.
    post edited by Oldy - 2014/09/29 18:50:07
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    Re: Telephone & Braodband 2014/09/29 18:54:22 (permalink)
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    Yes I just googled it and plusnet are owned by BT. Plusnet are slaughtered on the internet. I had no idea they were so hated. https://www.trustpilot.co.uk/review/www.plus.net
    post edited by Suspirio - 2014/09/29 19:42:16
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    Re: Telephone & Braodband 2014/09/29 19:41:27 (permalink)
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    we have sky bb and landline. think we pay approx 10pm for line rental, we paid upfront for the year so got it a bit cheaper, we also get free broadband  - retentions deal. i've taken out the unlimited call package (about fiver a month i think), save me so much dosh each month !!!
    the bb is not quick, about 8mb but it does for me as sky is reliable and i have a good deal.

    boom
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    Re: Telephone & Braodband 2014/09/29 20:22:52 (permalink)
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    Been with Plusnet for a few years now and don't have issues. It's like most things in life, sometimes you get a lemon.

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