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09-11-2016, 22:33   #21
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Interesting article on quidco here:

https://conversation.which.co.uk/mon...ites-problems/

My question on quidco is - "What happens to all my personal data?" - what guarantees (if any) are there that I may become a victim of ID theft?
Is there anything to suggest that the cash-back site gets access to your personal data? I would think all that's transmitted between the cash-back site, and retailers site, would be an anonymous unique ID. Surely that's all that would be required?
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11-11-2016, 20:21   #22
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These seem the best around atm... https://www.vodafone.co.uk/packages
I just looked and it says not available here, I am in S12. Very strange as EE, BT, Talk Talk etc all do fibre here.
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15-07-2017, 11:12   #23
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Sorry for reviving an old thread but......

About a month ago I was looking at my Virgin Media bill and saw they are planning on increasing it by 9 a month from August, apparently it was some kind of "loyalty" discount that will run out.

Phoned them up to be offered 100MB broadband, currently on 50MB which they no longer offer, plus my existing phone package for 42 a month (10 more than a new customer, I've been with them through various company changes for nearly 20 years) I said this wasn't acceptable and would give them a week to give me a better deal. A week later, no better deal so I called them again.

This time they looked at my phone usage, it's minimal, and offered to downgrade my phone package, give me the 100MB broadband for, wait for it....... 42 a month. So a worse offer than before for the same money!

They obviously don't regard customer retention as a priority so I'm looking elsewhere and will be cancelling my VM asap. The best deal, for me, seems to be BT Unlimited Infinity 1 package at 29.99 a month for 12 months plus 34.99 installation fees.

Does anyone have any experience with BT Broadband? Like I say, I've been with VM for nigh on 20 years so am a bit out of the loop when it comes to other ISP's
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15-07-2017, 14:47   #24
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Have you got that right sinic?

Just had a look and it states the unlimited infinity 1 package is 34.99 PM for 12 months with half price activation fee of 25.
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As only 34.7% of the electorate actually voted to remain we will be Going, going gone soon
BTW Lloyds of London have not left but will only be relocating some jobs to Brussels that all, otherwise it will have to be called Lloyds of Brussels.
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15-07-2017, 15:19   #25
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I went through the uswitch website Infinity 1, 52MB broadband, unlimited downloads, 12 month contract is 29.99 PM with a 34.99 set up cost.

It may be different for different postcodes, but that is what uswitch are telling me for mine

Link: https://www.uswitch.com/broadband/po...ecker/results/

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15-07-2017, 16:34   #26
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I went through the uswitch website Infinity 1, 52MB broadband, unlimited downloads, 12 month contract is 29.99 PM with a 34.99 set up cost.

It may be different for different postcodes, but that is what uswitch are telling me for mine

Link: https://www.uswitch.com/broadband/po...ecker/results/
Ah yes.. I see. Not such a bad deal then.
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As only 34.7% of the electorate actually voted to remain we will be Going, going gone soon
BTW Lloyds of London have not left but will only be relocating some jobs to Brussels that all, otherwise it will have to be called Lloyds of Brussels.
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17-07-2017, 12:21   #27
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I switched my ISP to Zen (was Sky, was Talktalk) and their support is very good, one reason a lot of the IT types I know switched to them. Just don't buy routers from them.
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