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    every little helps - cheap tesco broadband

    £2.50 per month unlimited broadband deal set to spark price war - Mirror Online

    Supermarket giant Tesco sparked a broadband price war yesterday by slashing the cost of unlimited use to £2.50 a month.

    For a quid less than the price of its own brand Italian Pepperoni Pizza (335g) for £3.59, families can download as much material as they want for around 9p a day.

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    What's the average speed??

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    How they compare

    Provider Speed Downloads Contract Monthly Cost

    Tesco 20Mb Unlimited 12 months £2.50

    Virgin Media 10Mb Unlimited 18 months £4

    Sky 20Mb Unlimited 12 months £5

    Orange 20Mb Unlimited 12 months £5

    Virgin Media 30Mb Unlimited 18 months £5

    O2 20Mb Unlimited 12 months £6.25

    TalkTalk 24Mb Unlimited 12 months £7.25
    thats all they got on that article

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    I was on Tesco a few years ago and the connection and service was pretty good! But its only 2.50 for the first 12 months.
    Last edited by FN-GM; 14th February 2012 at 12:57 AM.

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    might have to look at changing over on the post office atm and well.....

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    I'm on the £5 package from sky. Pretty decent, only 1 router restart in nearly 2 years.

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    Is Tesco Broadband, unlimited or "unlimited".

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    Pretty decent, only 1 router restart in nearly 2 years.
    got a zyxel one with our post office package it seems to have turned into a restart every 2 hours job atm just randomly drops its IP and wont connect to post office servers and constantly throws wireless devices off the connection

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    Well lets break it down...

    Broadband - £2.50

    You must have line rental MUST be paid for which is a further £13.75 a month
    You must also have telephone package with a minimum cost of £9 a month

    So in reality - £25.25

    Fair Usage Policy puts it at 100GB.


    My sky package on the other hand

    £5 broadband
    £7 telephone AND line rental (admittedly I haggled)
    Total cost for me £12

    Fair usage policy - does not exist on my unlimited package!

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    Do you have Sky tv though?

    Think yourself lucky, for 100GB download limit, cable broadband including home phone its $120 per month (81 pounds)

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    Quote Originally Posted by nephilim View Post
    So in reality - £25.25
    I think I am going to wait until Tesco offer FREE* "Unlimited" broadband with £13.75 line rental and £11.50 telephone package. That is a far better deal!

    All this amounts to free advertising for Tesco and little else?

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    All this amounts to free advertising for Tesco and little else?
    Not sure Tesco need it!

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    yes I do have Sky TV...infact I haggled on that and pay £49 a month for complete package (Sports, Movies, all 6 entertainment bundles) phone and broadband.

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