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MSE News: Plusnet to hike prices for 100,000s of customers next month
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MSE_Helen_K Forumite, MSE StaffMSE Staff
Plusnet is to hit 100,000s of broadband and home phone customers with a 4.6% price hike from 30 June. The rise means some broadband customers could pay up to £18/yr more - but as the increase is written into its T&Cs, you can't cancel penalty-free unless you're outside your contract's minimum term...
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Increase or raise would be the appropriate word in the context of this thread
And don't forget the effect on compounding year on year.
BTY If you take on an 18 month contract you will of course have two price increases before its end.
These don't seem to be taken into account in price comparisons.
If you can find the rate of CPI in January 2022 for the March rise you wouldn't be worrying about the price of your broadband
I'm an old Fart so I can remember when inflation was running at 25%, so I know what things can be like when inflation gets out of control.
As a pensioner relying on Defined Benefit pensons which in Public Service have increasedby inflation rate of 0.5% I have found that all essential utilities including broadband have increased by way more inflation than this! So 3-5% - what can you do but laugh.