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    New offer from Sky for Virgin Media Customers

    This is a discussion on New offer from Sky for Virgin Media Customers within the Offers forums, part of the Sky & Sky+ TV category; There is a new deal from Virgin Media to encourage people to switch from Virgin Media to Sky now available: ...

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      New offer from Sky for Virgin Media Customers

      There is a new deal from Virgin Media to encourage people to switch from Virgin Media to Sky now available:

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      It includes the opportunity to get free Broadband Unlimited or Sky Fibre Unlimited free for 6 months. For full terms and conditions, please click the link above. Also the 2TB Sky+ HD STB is being offered for free too.

      Without following an order through I can see when the offer closes. Remember too that Sky TV prices are to rise in September 2013.


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      Re: New offer from Sky for Virgin Media Customers

      Quote Originally Posted by Scubbie View Post
      There is a new deal from Virgin Media to encourage people to switch from Virgin Media to Sky now available:

      Sky

      It includes the opportunity to get free Broadband Unlimited or Sky Fibre Unlimited free for 6 months. For full terms and conditions, please click the link above. Also the 2TB Sky+ HD STB is being offered for free too.

      Without following an order through I can see when the offer closes. Remember too that Sky TV prices are to rise in September 2013.
      Personally not too impressed with 2Tb being free for new customers.

      All the official sky.com links emphasise a better deal for existing customers ie 49 vs 149 for new customers on this box. I do think they should do tenure based offer for existing customers for a similar price on this box.
      How are they really going to build customer loyalty when existing customers get this kind of slap in the face?
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      New offer from Sky for Virgin Media Customers

      And they wonder why loyal customers leave?

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      Re: New offer from Sky for Virgin Media Customers

      The offer is specifically targetting VM customer who are looking for BT Sports too. Whether existing customers like it or nt, Sky are pushing things a little harder now.

      Even the TV ads are now pushing the idea of free broadband for Sky Sports customers.

      No doubt we will see more in the coming weeks.

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      Re: New offer from Sky for Virgin Media Customers

      Quote Originally Posted by Scubbie View Post
      The offer is specifically targetting VM customer who are looking for BT Sports too.
      But the 2Tb box for free is the kicker for me, and this offer is becoming increasingly common.

      In my job, it is becoming increasingly hard to save existing customers with these kind of offers about for people to open new accounts. Ultimately, I guess Sky (the corporate body) don't really worry about customers cancelling to rejoin them but it just makes holding on to as many of the existing customer base harder.

      But, what the hell do I know?

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      Re: New offer from Sky for Virgin Media Customers

      Quote Originally Posted by bubblegun View Post
      But, what the hell do I know?
      pmsl - quite a bit I suspect.

      Sadly, the people creating the offers tend to ignore what you secifically have available in the cancellations dept.

      Sure if someone living on their own were to cancel, they would be stuffed. Any couple would simply be able to cancel in one name and set up a new account in the partner's name.

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      Re: New offer from Sky for Virgin Media Customers

      Sadly this advert/offer has been taken down for the present time. It may come back so keep an eye open if you are interested.

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