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A Valentines gift from Tesco ?

Infinity
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A Valentines gift from Tesco ?

"£2.50 per month unlimited broadband deal set to spark price war"
http://www.mirror.co.uk/money/personal-finance/250-per-month-unlimited-broadband-683957
However ................
12 month only deal, Unlimited downloads (100GB Fair Use)
"Although advertised as unlimited, the price plan is subject to a fair usage policy of 100 GB per month. Customers who exceed this limit for two consecutive months despite being warned over their heavy usage face having their service suspended or even terminated."
So not quite what it seems !
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Re: A Valentines gift from Tesco ?

T.A.N.S.T.A.A.F.L.
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Re: A Valentines gift from Tesco ?

It's also worth remembering: “To qualify for the offer, customers must also rent their landline from Tesco at a cost of £13.75 per month.” .
http://www.totaltele.com/view.aspx?ID=471163
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Re: A Valentines gift from Tesco ?

and so do PlusNet customers have to have their line from PN.. to qualify for their "cheap" broadband...  Roll eyes
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Re: A Valentines gift from Tesco ?

Its an amazing deal, Just a pity that I am In contract with TalkTalk.
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Re: A Valentines gift from Tesco ?

How are these companies still legally getting away with using the word 'unlimited' ?
A lot of mobile networks are offering 'unlimited' and then imposing a 3Gb limit on the data - thats very LIMITED yet they call it unlimited!
Hulls? - Are you out there?
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Re: A Valentines gift from Tesco ?

Quote from: Sprite
How are these companies still legally getting away with using the word 'unlimited' ?
A lot of mobile networks are offering 'unlimited' and then imposing a 3Gb limit on the data - thats very LIMITED yet they call it unlimited!
Hulls? - Are you out there?
Tesco FUP Is 100GB so pretty much unlimited for me even though technically speaking its far from unlimited its still a very good deal!!
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