The ISP's start to reply...At this stage it should be remembered that the prices arent in effect and wont come into play until April 2002.
[09:22] The first ISP to announce it's intentions to us was Eclipse with their Home500Lite product dropping from £33/month+VAT to £22.75+VAT (£26.73inc VAT).
[09:32] Andrews & Arnold have indicated that pending the cuts becoming effective on 1st April the Home services will see a £10+VAT/month cut and a £20+VAT cut for the other products. These will apply to new and existing customers.
[10:07] Griffin have released pricing info for their whole range:
|Service||Old Price||New Price|
|CopperStream Office 500||£75+VAT||£55+VAT|
|CopperStream Office 1000||£100+VAT||£80+VAT|
|CopperStream Office 2000||£125+VAT||£105+VAT|
|CopperStream USB||£42.50+VAT||£22.50+VAT, £155 install|
[10:15] C2 Internet have announced a business lite product 50:1 contention 512kbps, with a block of 5 useable IP address's at £45+VAT per month. The full business pricing is shown below with an across the board £20 cut.
|Business 20:1 512K||£70+VAT|
|Business 20:1 1024K||£120+VAT|
|Business 20:1 2048K||£195+VAT|
[11:03] Timewarp have informed us that all their current ADSL prices will be reduced in line with todays announcements - they are awaiting the official price list prior to announcing full details.
[12:09] Mailbox have released the following prices:
|Service||New Price||Install fee|
|Business 20:1 500||£75+VAT||£60+VAT|
|Business 20:1 1000||£112+VAT||£60+VAT|
|Business 20:1 2000||£165+VAT||£60+VAT|
|Standard 500 USB||£29+VAT||£160+VAT|
|Business Connect 500 USB||£80+VAT||£160+VAT|
|Business Connect 1000 USB||£117+VAT||£270+VAT|
|Business Connect 2000 USB||£170+VAT||£270+VAT|
[12:11] Pipex have announced the lowest price so far at £19.95 ex VAT, i.e. £23.44 inc VAT for the Xtreme Solo product.
[12:37] Freedom-2-Surf have announced the following cuts (setup: £59.99)
|Service||New Price (excl. vat)||Old price/discount|
|Home 500 (residential)||£19.15/mo||~£10 off|
|Home 500 (business)||£22.50/mo||~£10 off|
[12:39] BTopenworld have announced that a price cut will happen for existing customers and they will shortly be announcing a wires-only (self-install).