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Old 02-07-2019, 11:18   #16
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Re: VM News Another Price Increase

All very well talking about above inflation rises but if a supplier's costs are rising above inflation that has to go somewhere.
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Old 02-07-2019, 11:24   #17
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Just for balance Mr K there are those who might get a lesser price rise one suspects as well.
Well don't recall anyone last time saying they'd got less than the 'average', which made it suspect ! We'll see....
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All very well talking about above inflation rises but if a supplier's costs are rising above inflation that has to go somewhere.
Exactly as companies can only soak up higher costs for so long.
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All very well talking about above inflation rises but if a supplier's costs are rising above inflation that has to go somewhere.
How does line rental cost £19 a month on a cable laid over 20 years ago. How are the costs of it increasing? It just lies there. Money for old rope !

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Exactly as companies can only soak up higher costs for so long.
Don't worry about VM Den, they're doing all right, and more than just soaking up costs.
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How does line rental cost £19 a month on a cable laid over 20 years ago. How are the costs of it increasing? It just lies there. Money for old rope !
Honestly, it isn't just about the cost of the cable is it, thats obvious.
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Don't worry about VM Den, they're doing all right, and more than just soaking up costs.
https://www.statista.com/statistics/...media-revenue/
Good try Mr K but adding 2 plus 2 to then make 4 is all fine and dandy but its not as simple as that.
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Re: VM News Another Price Increase

In over 20 years of these price rises I have never paid it.
Companies know that 80% will do nothing, 5% will leave and 15% will phone and get a discount but in doing so will have a new 18 month contract.

Currently on VIP with Extra box £107.50

Got a email today saying £4.50 rise

My 12 month discount is up August 5th I will move my EE sim to virgin for the Ultimate Oomph Bundle if I can get it for under 115 pounds I will be happy though I expect to get it closer to 100

My parents have also never paid full price for VIP currently 106.50 for VIP with extra
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We're only talking £1 per week increase here. It's not worth the hassle of switching, getting all new equipment which may be inferior, and changing email address. Nightmare!. Better to stick with a system you know works.
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We're only talking £1 per week increase here. It's not worth the hassle of switching, getting all new equipment which may be inferior, and changing email address. Nightmare!. Better to stick with a system you know works.

My increase is £3.10
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We're only talking £1 per week increase here. It's not worth the hassle of switching, getting all new equipment which may be inferior, and changing email address. Nightmare!. Better to stick with a system you know works.
Whilst I agree with your sentiment where a small increase is concerned, this is a very good argument for having a domain email address and not being tied to an ISP!
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My increase is £3.10
That's per month surely!
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We're only talking £1 per week increase here. It's not worth the hassle of switching, getting all new equipment which may be inferior, and changing email address. Nightmare!. Better to stick with a system you know works.
Top tip.... never use an ISP email, use something like Gmail or Outlook, then if you do ever switch you won't have email problems.
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That's per month surely!


That is per month.
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That is per month.
Mine was £4
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Re: VM News Another Price Increase

They do this each time they up the speed. Now get this--We All do NOT need 500mbs speed. I'm already paying £52 for phone & 300mbs and that is with a discount. I be buggered if I going to pay any more on my Pension. I'll either drop down or leave. I have had enough. So Please, No Excuses from you lot that can afford it.
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