BT Wholesale announces New Year offers
BT Wholesale has started the New Year sales early with its news of half price activation on its BT Datastream products. This offer covers BT DataStream Office 500/1000/2000 products and is a drop from £50+VAT to £25+VAT. The offer will run from 12th January 2004 until 30th April 2004. In the past some ISPs have used offers like this to do free activation, but in the main most providers simply pass the savings on.
In an effort to further stimulate demand for the faster 1Mbps and 2Mbps connections, BT is also reducing the regrade fee for many products from £35+VAT to £25+VAT for the period from 12th January to 30th April 2004. Also at long last BT has announced the end of the two-step regrade process for users wanting to go from BT IPStream 500 to BT IPStream Home 1000, from 12th January 2004, this will incur just the one regrade fee. BT IPStream 500 is the old 0.5Mbps engineer installed service, where a BT engineer fitted the ADSL faceplate and let an ADSL USB modem to use on the connection.
The products included in the regrade offer are:
- BT IPStream Home 500 to BT IPStream Home 1000
- BT IPStream Office 500 to BT IPStream Office 1000
- BT IPStream Office 500 to BT IPStream Office 2000
- BT IPStream Office 1000 to BT IPStream Office 2000
- BT IPStream 500 to BT IPStream Home 1000
- BT IPStream S 500 to BT IPStream S 1000
- BT IPStream S 500 to BT IPStream S 2000
- BT IPStream S 1000 to BT IPStream S 2000