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    • chev chelios
    • By chev chelios 12th Jun 17, 12:57 PM
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    Being cheeky with BT?
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    • 12th Jun 17, 12:57 PM
    Being cheeky with BT? 12th Jun 17 at 12:57 PM
    Afternoon all,

    I have a contract expiring soon (3 months I think), I pay £70pcm for broadband (top package) line rental (I don't use the landline at all) and TV (BT Sport and Cartoon network are a must). I would like to upgrade to 4k. Due to my previous encounters with fair usage policies I'd prefer to stay with BT.

    From my research a new customer would receive the top package (Bband + 4k pack) for circa £50. My question is: if my contract negotiations with BT are fruitless, is it possible to cancel the contract and let my partner sign up as a new customer (different surname, bank account)?

    Cheers
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    • JJ Egan
    • By JJ Egan 12th Jun 17, 1:28 PM
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    • #2
    • 12th Jun 17, 1:28 PM
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    • 12th Jun 17, 1:28 PM
    (I don't use the landline at all)
    You do to receive broadband .

    Not sure if i would pay the extra for 4K yet as so little content .

    Your best method is as multiple posts on the forum say .
    Put a cancellation in to BT when all your contracts have less than 30 days to run .
    Wait a week or two to see what they offer .
    • starfish10
    • By starfish10 21st Jun 17, 7:21 PM
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    • #3
    • 21st Jun 17, 7:21 PM
    • #3
    • 21st Jun 17, 7:21 PM
    What is the correct way to cancel BT
    • JJ Egan
    • By JJ Egan 22nd Jun 17, 8:57 AM
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    • #4
    • 22nd Jun 17, 8:57 AM
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    • 22nd Jun 17, 8:57 AM
    Cancel as in no service incurs a charge .
    Cancel in contract requires payment .
    Swap ISP if you are out of contract then the new ISP handles it all .
    • Colin_Maybe
    • By Colin_Maybe 22nd Jun 17, 10:07 AM
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    • 22nd Jun 17, 10:07 AM
    • #5
    • 22nd Jun 17, 10:07 AM
    Watch out for cease fees on the line if cancelling and your partner having to pay to reinstate it.

    Just ask them and quote the new customer prices.
    • starfish10
    • By starfish10 22nd Jun 17, 10:47 AM
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    • 22nd Jun 17, 10:47 AM
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    • 22nd Jun 17, 10:47 AM
    I am way out of contract and been paying a fortune. So I find a deal and then ring them. I have already tried in the past and not got anywhere with them, but my bills are £105 a month for unlimited fibre infinity 2 two cheap sims, tv I don't use and bt sport hardly watched unlimited phone (9 calls made)
    • JJ Egan
    • By JJ Egan 22nd Jun 17, 1:37 PM
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    • #7
    • 22nd Jun 17, 1:37 PM
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    • 22nd Jun 17, 1:37 PM
    Cancel what you don't use .
    TV
    BT Sport
    Unlimited Calls .
    Do you need Fibre 2 ??
    • teddysmum
    • By teddysmum 22nd Jun 17, 5:52 PM
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    • 22nd Jun 17, 5:52 PM
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    • 22nd Jun 17, 5:52 PM
    I am way out of contract and been paying a fortune. So I find a deal and then ring them. I have already tried in the past and not got anywhere with them, but my bills are £105 a month for unlimited fibre infinity 2 two cheap sims, tv I don't use and bt sport hardly watched unlimited phone (9 calls made)
    Originally posted by starfish10

    You're not a money saver then ?
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