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BT 2013 price increases

edited 30 November -1 at 1:00AM in Phones & TV
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edited 30 November -1 at 1:00AM in Phones & TV
BT will increase prices by 6% in January 2013.

Line rental will go up 85p per month to £15.45
Paying by cheque/cash will go up to £2.00
Daytime calls will go up from 7.95p to 8.41p
Call set up fee will go up from 13.1p to 13.87p
BT broadband will increase by £1.55 per month
BT Vision will see increase by £1.00 per month
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  • edited 25 August 2012 at 2:47PM
    cally6008cally6008 Forumite
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    edited 25 August 2012 at 2:47PM
  • Kite2010Kite2010 Forumite
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    Probably the first of the rises to come from the telecom companies.
  • PincherPincher
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    Share one line between neighbours?

    Get four cordless phones, one Home Hub.
    Pay Line Rental Saver annually, AnyTime, Friends and Family Mobile.
  • I_luv_catsI_luv_cats Forumite
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    I'm paying BT £16.50 for Line Rental & A\T calls but it will be going back to £19.50 soon BEFORE going up to £20.60. !!!


    Seems a lot now!
  • Butterfly_BrainButterfly_Brain Forumite
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    Well BT have lost a customer, they are way overpriced and I am sick of being penalised because I pay cash
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  • edited 28 August 2012 at 12:46AM
    rickbonarrickbonar
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    edited 28 August 2012 at 12:46AM
    Surprised anyone stays with BT?

    Ever since it's been privatised it's been constantly working to make the bills more obfuscated and obscure... my last bill with them I asked them what the charges were for .... and even they had to admit they didn't know or understand it.

    As for price well ridiculous that they charge some services that all the other rival companies don't. They are finally beginning to update to fibre optics ... not because they want to improve the phone and broadband... no it's because they are going to dig up the copper wire system to sell off to the far east countries for scrap metal.

    I believe I'm correct when I say that whatever telephone company you choose apart these conmen you will be better off and have a much better service.

  • oldvicaroldvicar Forumite
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    It would be nice to think that the dividends on my BT shares will rise to keep pace with the ever inflating cost of my line rental.

    Wishful thinking is always nice. ;)
  • pawlalapawlala Forumite
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    rickbonar wrote: »
    Surprised anyone stays with BT?
    What are the options in a non-cable area? I'm considering leaving BT. My ISP does line rental packages but is that the only choice for me, and how much of their profit is still passed on to BT for use of the exchange right to my door?
  • LynseyLynsey Forumite
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    I've been Money Tipped!
    We were talking to a manager who works at a BT call-centre last year and he even stated how amazed he was of the market share that BT has.
    People just seem reluctant to leave them!!

    We've just negotiated a new 12 month contract with TalkTalk and by paying up-front for the line rental (£114 per year, saving £60 and works out at £9.50 p/m), we are paying £16.75 p/m for all-time calls, unlimited internet, free 0845, free 0870 etc ..................... and including line rental!!
    Maybe not the best deal, but just slightly over the new BT line rental. loll

    Get away from BT - crazy being loyal to an expensive service.

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  • macmanmacman Forumite
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    pawlala wrote: »
    What are the options in a non-cable area? I'm considering leaving BT. My ISP does line rental packages but is that the only choice for me, and how much of their profit is still passed on to BT for use of the exchange right to my door?

    You can use any other telcom provider you wish on a BT-based line. For broadband, even if you have no LLU options, you still have the choice of dozens of BT resellers, Plusnet being the obvious example-but there are many others.
    Start with an exchange search on https://www.samknows.com for your LLU options.
    No free lunch, and no free laptop ;)
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