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BT price increase: How this will effect customers?

on Friday, 17 July 2020. Posted in Industry News

BT price increase: How this will effect customers?

It has recently been announced that the popular telecommunications provider BT that serves around 18 million users in the UK, is moving a portion of those customers on to their new ‘Unlimited Minutes plan’ in a bid to make ‘things more simple and easy to understand’. In doing so, your BT bill could rise by about £5 per month. The increase alone is almost as much as you pay for a Virtual Landline basic package which includes your telephone number rental, unlimited inbound minutes (to UK landline and mobile) and a £5 welcome call credit bonus.

Although £5 in the grand scheme of things doesn’t seem so big, phone line rentals are already on average £12 to £20 a month in the UK. At the very least, this increase represents a price increase of 25%!

Over 1 million of BT’s customers are expected to be affected.However, the same package can be found for roughly half the BT price at Virtual Landline. Virtual Landline offers a ‘UK Unlimited’ package which includes unlimited inbound/outbound calls to any standard UK Landline & mobile numbers and all for only £7.95 a month!

The changes at BT will come into effect by September 1st 2020 and affect anyone with a BT landline. If this includes you it may be time to start shopping around.

For more information on the Virtual Landline packages we offer, click here. For further support on your decision contact us on +44 (0) 203 488 0088


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