Get out of BT BRoadband contract with out paying?

Discussion in 'Broadband' started by fatty, Jan 15, 2004.

  1. fatty

    fatty Guest

    I am a BT broadband custumer with a 512k asdl connection. However BT do not
    offer an upgrade to 1mb is there anyway that I could terminate the contract
    without haveing to pay the remaining 7 months of the contract due to BT not
    being competative? If i cancel and go to plusnet for example I would save
    over 10 pounds a month and I would be able to get the 1mb line?
    fatty, Jan 15, 2004
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    Sunil Sood Guest

    No, you can't cancel your BT Broadband contract for that reason.

    btw BT Broadband have announced they will be offering a 1MB service for
    £38 - launching in a couple of weeks I believe.

    Sunil Sood, Jan 15, 2004
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    fatty Guest

    Yes i have just heard this too i was told to ring back on monday 19 for
    further infornation! However they are still not competative!
    fatty, Jan 15, 2004
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    Alien Zord Guest

    They were uncompetitive 5 months ago when you signed up! So why did you?
    Alien Zord, Jan 15, 2004
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    fatty Guest

    Good question. umm i was alittle dumb! Still I don't know how they can
    justify the prices they chrage though. when other ISP's can supply it (via
    BT) for £10+ cheaper?
    fatty, Jan 15, 2004
  6. fatty wrote:

    Don't bother, £38 a month for 1Mb is a ripoff, you can save at least £7
    a month by shopping elsewhere....
    Zapp Brannigan, Jan 15, 2004
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    Martin Guest

    Look at an earlier thread in this newsgroup '[UK-Bug] News .. BT to download
    cap ? and ummm BT :eek:)' dated 13/1/04.

    An unenforced 1GB/day download limit on a 1MB adsl line - sounds like a
    truly cr#p deal.

    Martin, Jan 16, 2004
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    fatty Guest

    Yeah I know what do you think I want out! But I would have to pay the
    current 7 months fee's for the current server. That is why the Topic is :
    "Get out of BT BRoadband contract with out paying?"
    fatty, Jan 16, 2004
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    Ian Stirling Guest

    Because people will pay it?
    Ian Stirling, Jan 16, 2004
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    Beck Guest

    Who could possibly need 1gb a day?
    Beck, Jan 20, 2004
  11. I certainly don't need 1GB a day or even 1GB a week, but I do need
    more than 1GB *some* days.

    For example, if a new release of the operating system I use comes out,
    I might well want to download 2-3GB.

    -- Richard
    Richard Tobin, Jan 20, 2004
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    Steve Guest

    Who could possibly need 1gb a day?
    missing smiley alert :-O

    - Steve
    Steve, Jan 20, 2004
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    Beck Guest

    So how about a limit of 10gb a week?
    Sadly the network is crippled by people who download large amounts of files
    every day on the likes of kazaa/edonkey or whatever. So others are
    suffering on the network. The BT satellite system is a good system
    (although file sharers would not agree). You have a limit per week, if you
    go over that limit in one week, you get a lesser speed for the next week.
    If you dont use that limit the following week, you go back to the higher
    speed. That way the bandwidth is spread evenly over those that use the
    system legitimitely.
    Beck, Jan 20, 2004
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