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Post by Savory » Thu Jan 14, 2010 4:50 pm

Wanted to move my sky to my new home end of month, £60 moving fee for them to set it up, if i want HD, its another £49, so £109!!

ive been with them for years, however if i was to get my missus to get the same with a sky hd box as a new customer, it'd be £79!

whats that all about?!! :xxx: :xxx: :xxx: :xxx: :xxx: :xxx:

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Post by mrblackbat » Thu Jan 14, 2010 4:51 pm

Point that out to them, demand they do it for free else you'll go to Virgin. They really love virgin at Sky so bound to offer something cheaper.

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Post by Ethiaa » Thu Jan 14, 2010 4:52 pm

Bunch of bastards Sky. As with most businesses, new customers bring more value. If they won't do it free, just get the missus to sign up and flog the spare box on ebay - will go towards paying the fee off.

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Post by Savory » Thu Jan 14, 2010 5:20 pm

Just called them now, managed to get installation at £30 & a HD box for £29 so £59 quid!

not great but goes to show it works, cheers guys. :P

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Post by mrblackbat » Thu Jan 14, 2010 5:27 pm

If you'd said you were just cancelling they might have just given it you for free. Seem to remember my Dad getting about 6 months free out of sky by doing that once after they kept ringing each month when it was expiring, he said "nah don't watch it so cancelling" and they said "why don't you try another month for free and see after that?" etc

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Re: Sky

Post by iamarover » Thu Jan 14, 2010 5:30 pm

new customers should always check out cashback deals for this sort of thing too.

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Post by Savory » Thu Jan 14, 2010 5:30 pm

still on the phone to em, but shes just waivered the installation charge now! so just £29! :P :P :P

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Post by SheepShagginRover » Thu Jan 14, 2010 5:32 pm

Good work!

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Post by Savory » Thu Jan 14, 2010 5:39 pm

aye the bloody cheek of them though at the start!

right chaps, heres another one, need a new bt line now, BT have quoted me £124.99 online, alone! for setting it up, WTF?! :doh:

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Re: Sky

Post by iamarover » Thu Jan 14, 2010 6:12 pm

depends what you want, there might be a chance of cashback

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Post by mrblackbat » Fri Jan 15, 2010 9:25 am

Savory wrote:aye the bloody cheek of them though at the start!

right chaps, heres another one, need a new bt line now, BT have quoted me £124.99 online, alone! for setting it up, WTF?! :doh:
I've never been able to get them to waive that one ever.

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Post by theadore » Fri Jan 15, 2010 10:18 am

They don't... thats monopolies for you.

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Post by Savory » Fri Jan 15, 2010 11:03 am

can anyone suggest a good 'line & broadband' deal to get then?

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Post by mrblackbat » Fri Jan 15, 2010 11:30 am

Unless you're going cable, any line rental or broadband that requires a phone line will still mean you have to fork out the £125 to BT regardless.

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Post by theadore » Fri Jan 15, 2010 11:34 am

Yep - Virgin have a deal at the moment though where you can get line, installation, broadband and basic TV (freeview) for £18 per month with a £50 cashback deal.

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