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Phone and broadband price war erupts as Plusnet and TalkTalk slash prices

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Phone and broadband price war erupts as Plusnet and TalkTalk slash prices

According to the Daily Mail...
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/money/bills/article-2157549/Phone-broadband-price-war-Plusnet-TalkTalk-sl...
A price war has erupted between broadband and home phone providers as Plusnet and TalkTalk slashed their costs within days of each other.
Today Plusnet launched a new package costing  £172.50 for the first year - it provides speeds of up to 16MB with a 10GB download limit. It also has free evening and weekend calls.
Customers would pay a £12.99 monthly line rental, plus £3.24 for the first five months and then £6.49 for the next seven for broadband, and a one-off postage and packing cost of £4.99. They will get £50 cashback.
The offer is only available through comparison website Broadbandchoices.co.uk until 9 July and
you must live in a Plusnet 'low cost area' to get the deal.
http://www.plus.net/support/broadband/products/low_cost_areas.shtml#whatIsIt

Is this not more than some of us already pay ?
Before taking into account the first years' £50 cashback ?
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Re: Phone and broadband price war erupts as Plusnet and TalkTalk slash prices

I currently pay  £293 over a year for Extra and the Basic home phone package on market 2 exchange so market 3 prices, would be less but I couldn't afford to pay a years phone line upfront, so its a lot cheaper
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Re: Phone and broadband price war erupts as Plusnet and TalkTalk slash prices

10 GB doesn't quite cut It any more, I read on this forum long time customers who are now slightly going over the 10GB mark!!
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Re: Phone and broadband price war erupts as Plusnet and TalkTalk slash prices

Especially if you read it exactly as written, it states the cost for a year then mentions the 10GB download limit without otherwise qualifying the timescale!
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