Plusnet price rise

Plus net have just increased my broadband by 14%
i still have 18 months on the contract
the associated sim only are also going up 
is there anyway i can get out of the broadband contract

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  • Neil_Jones
    Neil_Jones Posts: 8,904 Forumite
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    Plus net have just increased my broadband by 14%
    i still have 18 months on the contract
    the associated sim only are also going up 
    is there anyway i can get out of the broadband contract

    No because that's what you agreed to when you signed up.
  • C_Mababejive
    C_Mababejive Posts: 11,653 Forumite
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    Just why are the government allowing telecoms companies to rip us off with rpi plus increases every year ???
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  • onomatopoeia99
    onomatopoeia99 Posts: 6,957 Forumite
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    Just why are the government allowing telecoms companies to rip us off with rpi plus increases every year ???

    Why are people agreeing to contracts with built in price rises?

    Please don't say "because they all do it", because that would be untrue.
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  • moneysaver
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    Just why are the government allowing telecoms companies to rip us off with rpi plus increases every year ???

    Why are people agreeing to contracts with built in price rises?

    Please don't say "because they all do it", because that would be untrue.
    Can you provide the names?

  • iniltous
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    edited 22 June 2023 at 2:40PM
    Although no one likes price increases , if you are told , in advance, that the price will increase , on a particular date , by an amount based on the inflation rate plus x %, it cannot really be described as a rip off ( in what universe can applying the terms of a freely entered into contract a rip-off ?) 
    There were , and probably still are companies that guarantee no annual price increase over the term of the contract period, the question for those companies is are they charging too much at the start  , if they can absorb a 14% increase ( or whatever  ) and still make a profit, it suggests they are charging more than necessary at the start of the deal so that by the end of the deal they don’t lose money,  losing money on customers is a bad business plan, obviously these companies are not immune from inflation, so how else can they guarantee no increases in price if they are not overly expensive to start with ?
  • QrizB
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    Just why are the government allowing telecoms companies to rip us off with rpi plus increases every year ???
    Why are people agreeing to contracts with built in price rises?
    Please don't say "because they all do it", because that would be untrue.
    Can you provide the names?
    The name of every person with an RPI+ BB deal would be a very long list.

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  • moneysaver
    moneysaver Posts: 825 Forumite
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    edited 24 June 2023 at 10:51AM
    QrizB said:
    Just why are the government allowing telecoms companies to rip us off with rpi plus increases every year ???
    Why are people agreeing to contracts with built in price rises?
    Please don't say "because they all do it", because that would be untrue.
    Can you provide the names?
    The name of every person with an RPI+ BB deal would be a very long list.

    I think you misread my question.  I would like the names of companies that have no RPI increase as per the poster above and are still good value, not a person as you have mentioned.
  • If you type 'broadband companies with no mid contract price increase' into Google or another search engine, you'll be able to find the current providers 
  • flaneurs_lobster
    flaneurs_lobster Posts: 3,552 Forumite
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    edited 24 June 2023 at 12:05PM
    QrizB said:
    Just why are the government allowing telecoms companies to rip us off with rpi plus increases every year ???
    Why are people agreeing to contracts with built in price rises?
    Please don't say "because they all do it", because that would be untrue.
    Can you provide the names?
    The name of every person with an RPI+ BB deal would be a very long list.

    I think you misread my question.
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  • moneysaver
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    edited 25 June 2023 at 8:50AM
    iniltous said:
    There were , and probably still are companies that guarantee no annual price increase over the term of the contract period, the question for those companies is are they charging too much at the start  , if they can absorb a 14% increase ( or whatever  ) and still make a profit, it suggests they are charging more than necessary at the start of the deal so that by the end of the deal they don’t lose money,  losing money on customers is a bad business plan, obviously these companies are not immune from inflation, so how else can they guarantee no increases in price if they are not overly expensive to start with ?

    Totally agree. Or not available in all areas of the country.


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