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Rare Virgin Media broadband only special offer

Virgin Media has a promotion running during December 2015 that for once includes their broadband only products, i.e. there is no voice line rental.

  • SuperFibre 50 is £19.99 per month for 6 months, then £30.25 per month
  • VIVID 100 is £24.99 per month for 6 months, then £35.25 per month
  • VIVID 200 is £32.99 per month for 6 months, then £42.75 per month

12 month contracts apply and set-up is free if you have existing cable wiring in the property, otherwise an engineer visit will cost £49.95.

For details of the other Virgin Media offers in December see our listing page.

Comments

they always waiver the £50 install fee (same as talktalk, i moved it to another house and did not get charged they just removed it)

  • leexgx
  • about 1 year ago

It's a welcome step, but still not cheap enough to tempt me. Now if it was £15 per month for the length of the contract then I would. Unless the miracle happens and my under review cab finds a pile of cash down the back of it's sofa.

  • Kebabselector
  • about 1 year ago

Kebabselector if you want cheap then go to talk talk etc where the rest of the people that want cheap go to... it's a no brainer ....

  • djfunkdup
  • about 1 year ago


It all depends how much you want! Line rental is the cost problem!
IF you can manage on just a very few things, and DO NOT WANT Gaming, *large files* download, you can get 2GB data for £15 to use a mobile phone to give you internet! (tethering and portable hotspot)

These are **one month** contracts, nothing extra to pay!
http://www.carphonewarehouse.com/mobiles/choose-sim-tariff

http://www.carphonewarehouse.com/sims/tablets

  • comnut
  • about 1 year ago

how to.. :)
http://www.pcadvisor.co.uk/how-to/mobile-phone/how-use-your-smartphone-as-wi-fi-hotspot-ios-android-windows-phone-3441165/

  • comnut
  • about 1 year ago

for £2-7 more you can get BT mobile for £17-£25 (depending when you read this) and have 20GB of data

  • leexgx
  • about 1 year ago

not that you should tether on it (just put *,DUN in the apn type)

  • leexgx
  • about 1 year ago

BT mobile is 12 month contract... AFAIK they dont do 30 day contracts...

  • comnut
  • about 1 year ago

20 gig data, 1 month contract for £20 :)
http://www.carphonewarehouse.com/buy/id-multi-sim-di101-idcon

http://www.moneysavingexpert.com/news/phones/2015/05/carphone-warehouse-launches-mobile-network-but-is-id-any-good

  • comnut
  • about 1 year ago


Do note my posts are aimed at those that do not have *reliable* cash flow... :)

  • comnut
  • about 1 year ago

I'm with Kebabselector on this one. A welcome gesture... but it's still too expensive for Broadband ONLY. I'll stay with my current cheaper Plusnet Fibre along with BT Basic landline @ around £15 per Quarter!! Do better than this Virgin & you will have my business.

  • iamuasurme12
  • about 1 year ago

We get 70Mbps for £27.65 after the latest price hike from Virgin.

Have they slipped up and announced yet another raise to £30 in six months?

Seems the marketing dept need slapped wristies....

  • fox-uk
  • about 1 year ago

fox-uk: it of course depends where you live, and the difficulty of routing it...

DO note that Virgin may NOT be what you want, if you want 'minority' things like good upload speed, low ping, etc...

  • comnut
  • about 1 year ago

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