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    Features - QOTW: Has free footy convinced you to switch to BT Broadband?

    It's as good a reason as any, isn't it?
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    Re: Features - QOTW: Has free footy convinced you to switch to BT Broadband?

    if i wasnt stuck in a 2 year contract

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    Re: Features - QOTW: Has free footy convinced you to switch to BT Broadband?

    No....I went with Plusnet. Cheaper, I believe better service and BT Sport is nothing more than ok!

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    Re: Features - QOTW: Has free footy convinced you to switch to BT Broadband?

    I'm only tempted due to the live UFC events, but need more info...

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    Re: Features - QOTW: Has free footy convinced you to switch to BT Broadband?

    Fair play to BT for actually making an effort to put up some competition to BSKYB.
    The new BT sport channels actually look decent enough.

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    Re: Features - QOTW: Has free footy convinced you to switch to BT Broadband?

    Football is a demotivating factor for me sadly.
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    Re: Features - QOTW: Has free footy convinced you to switch to BT Broadband?

    Plusnet is a BT subsidiary

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    Re: Features - QOTW: Has free footy convinced you to switch to BT Broadband?

    It's persuaded me to consider it for my next ISP, certainly. No way I would have done before, so I guess that's a win of sorts for BT!

    Anything that breaks down barriers to watching live football is a good thing in my book - Sky Sports is ludicrously over-priced and has been for years.
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    Re: Features - QOTW: Has free footy convinced you to switch to BT Broadband?

    Moving next month and will be getting infinity 2. I like football so the bt sports is a bonus!
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    Re: Features - QOTW: Has free footy convinced you to switch to BT Broadband?

    Not a footy fan, so it does nothing for me.

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    Re: Features - QOTW: Has free footy convinced you to switch to BT Broadband?

    Free footy hasn't even convinced me to watch footy. If BT offered me free Broadband on condition I watch the footy, my answer would be no. I'd rather pay for the broadband and not have to watch the footy.

    In fact, if the only way I could get broadband was if I had to watch footy, I'd give up broadband.

    About the only thing on TV I like less than footy is adverts, and even that's a close run thing.

    In case I'm not clear, not a footy fan.

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    Re: Features - QOTW: Has free footy convinced you to switch to BT Broadband?

    We have just got rid of Sky, their Fiber is atrocious even though it is via BT's network, paying £20 per month just for the broadband alone and we are supposed to get 40Mb, lucky if we get 20 at the best of times.

    So contacted BT and we have got Vision with essential extra channels (Discovery, GOLD, FOX, History, Comedy Central and more which are live channels so same as Sky, basically the stuff we watch on Sky), free BT Sport, Infinity 2 which is going to give us 72Mb and unlimited calls which additionally gives us unlimited 0845 and 0870 calls.

    Sky was costing us around £80 per month for basic TV package with HD, calls & broadband. Not forgetting Sky are upping their prices again come September.

    This new package from BT is costing us £55 per month so a much better deal.

    The Vision box turned up today so set it up and we have freeview and catch up presently and can use live pause and record. The broadband and essential extra package goes live on Tuesday 25th so will be able to get the extra channels then as they stream over broadband, you have to have Infinity to get the extra channels. We only got the sport added as its completely free, not a footy fan at all but my son will probably watch it, if I let him of course as its like pulling teeth.

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    Re: Features - QOTW: Has free footy convinced you to switch to BT Broadband?

    I'm a football fan, but very much anti BT broadband after past experiences, so not for love nor money. It may have changed since I left, but it'll take some convincing after the patronising phone conversations I had to put up with.
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    Re: Features - QOTW: Has free footy convinced you to switch to BT Broadband?

    I didn't switch for it but it was a nice surprise when they announced it. Its just a shame that the BT Home Hub 3 is so awful.

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    Re: Features - QOTW: Has free footy convinced you to switch to BT Broadband?

    Quote Originally Posted by Guppy View Post
    I didn't switch for it but it was a nice surprise when they announced it. Its just a shame that the BT Home Hub 3 is so awful.
    I have been sent Homehub 4 with my kit today, its pretty small and looks nice, will be better than the naff Sky Broadband Sagem router we currently have.

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    Re: Features - QOTW: Has free footy convinced you to switch to BT Broadband?

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