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BT hikes prices AGAIN - but can you get a better deal elsewhere

Steve Hodge

Steve Hodge
Sep 13, 2018

BT are shamelessly hiking their prices for the third time in 15 months, meaning millions of customers will be out of pocket.

It's actually the second time this year BT customers have faced increased costs, some being asked to shell out an extra £60.

Broadband, landline, TV and BT Sport users could all potentially be hit - the price increase was announced in June and August, so some customers could have missed the 30 day deadline to switch users free of charge.

Line rental will rise from £18.99 to £19.99 or from £56.97 to £59.97 for quarterly bills.

Customers will also have to pay an extra 2p a minute for landline calls, 1p for mobile calls and 5p for international calls.

The cost of 1571 answerphone also goes up by 50p a month.


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A BT spokesman said: "We continue to freeze prices for low-income customers, and for any customers who want to upgrade to our new BT Plus plans, which provide superfast and ultrafast fibre with an 18-month price freeze and unique Keep Connected Promise."

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