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Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,323 The Mix Honorary Guru
Im with BT Broadband but its too expensive and Im not on much.
Is there a cheaper BT option that is still Broadband?

Thanks,

I know one of you has Openworld, Is it Broadband and how much is it?

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    Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,323 The Mix Honorary Guru
    There's BT Openworld and yes it's 512kbit ADSL which I think has a download cap of 1gb a day compared to your unlimited package, you also get no webspace, basically it's the cheaper no frills package.
    Hard to tell whether it's actually worth paying the extra couple of £'s less as the 1gb a day cap really does cripple the service.

    How long have you been on BTO btw? As there's normally a 12 month contract you have with BT before you can migrate to another ISP.
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    Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,323 The Mix Honorary Guru
    See article below - think it starts at £10 per month and goes up to max of about £25 depending on how much you use it:

    MetroNet ISP Launches PAYG ADSL

    By: MarkJ @ 2:48 PM - Comments () - SendNews HERE / PrintNews HEREUK ISP MetroNet has update its website with details on a new, possibly the first, pay-as-you-go (PAYG) broadband ADSL service.

    Are you paying too much for Broadband? On PAYGoDSL you could save money on your Broadband bill.

    Taking a wide cross section of current MetroNet ADSL customers, our research shows that up to 60% of 'home' users and over 43% of 'business' users would immediately benefit by switching to PAYGoDSL.

    If these statistics were reflected across the user base of other ISPs, PAYGoDSL would offer real savings for thousands of people currently paying too much for Broadband.

    PAYGoDSL will particularly appeal to families and small businesses whose online patterns can be a lot more variable than larger companies with more sustained usage, for whom flat rate Broadband packages may be more suitable.

    Unlike the traditional Pay-as-you-go model (dialup internet and mobile phones) which most people are already used to, PAYGoDSL will be marked by some unique aspects to ensure that costs don't run away as far as the customer is concerned, nor will there be a requirement to pay for usage up front or caps applied on how much you can download/upload.

    PAYGoDSL is not free Broadband, a loss leading service or just a pie-in-the-sky idea. It is a very practical proposition that left the drawing board months ago, from a company versed in delivering innovative and proven Internet services the likes of Just The Name, Port995 and Pay As You Host, since 1996.

    We're on track to launch PAYGoDSL in March.

    Unfortunately the above explains very little about exactly how the system will work, although we'll find out soon enough (probably based on download usage). First spotted @ Net4Nowt.
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    Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,323 The Mix Honorary Guru
    ntl do a 600k connection for 24.99 a month no installation and a free modem, but they dont cover everywhere.
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    Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,323 The Mix Honorary Guru
    Aye ntl/blueyonder cable are limited for availability in some places unfortunatly :( I'd rather choose this if you can get it as the speed caps seem to be more relaxed than ADSL and the latency to UK servers seem lower, which is nice. :D
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    Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,323 The Mix Honorary Guru
    You misunderstand me, I am with BT Broadband and heve been for a few months, I want to stay with BT but with a cheaper broadband package
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