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    Cost and Telephone Line

    This is a discussion on Cost and Telephone Line within the Sky Broadband (Fibre) Help forums, part of the Sky Broadband help and support category; Just spoke to a sky rep and he said that I could not upgrade from BB unlimited to fibre unless ...

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      Cost and Telephone Line

      Just spoke to a sky rep and he said that I could not upgrade from BB unlimited to fibre unless I signed up for sky talk as well.

      So is it true that I can't get fibre unless I take sky talk as well.

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      Re: Cost and Telephone Line

      I believe so, but Sky talk is free anyway.

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      Re: Cost and Telephone Line

      Works out cheaper than BT and much better customer services,i cahnged from BT to Sky easily

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      Re: Cost and Telephone Line

      I believe so, but Sky talk is free anyway.
      It is not actually free, you still have to pay Sky phone rental. All Sky broadband packages now require this.

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      Re: Cost and Telephone Line

      Quote Originally Posted by Isitme View Post
      It is not actually free, you still have to pay Sky phone rental. All Sky broadband packages now require this.

      Well you have to pay line rent with any BB provider, the Sky Talk itself is free.

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      Re: Cost and Telephone Line

      Quote Originally Posted by CraigHort View Post
      So is it true that I can't get fibre unless I take sky talk as well.
      We've known this pretty much since Sky first announced the launch of SBUF and the first trialists were signed up.

      Sky changed their policy back in September 2011.

      I know that Sky doesn't allow some services for third party providers, but generally I haven't had any reason to have cause for concern with Sky Talk.

      Whilst the line rental is cheap than BT Retail, Sky's 80/20 package works out more.

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      Re: Cost and Telephone Line

      Cheers Guys,

      Guess I'll stick with my bb unlimited

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      Re: Cost and Telephone Line

      juat a quick question, maybe OT, what is the difference between plain sky talk package & the sky talk unlimited package?

      to me sky talk is just a free signup...and sky talk unlimited to me, says that your strings are attached to a line rental, like BT line rental...at 12.50/75p a month where BTs line rent is around 14?

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      Re: Cost and Telephone Line

      By paying an extra 5 per month, Sky Talk Unlimited allows you to call any 01, 02 ans 03 number in the UK for free all day everyday, for up to 1 hour.

      It also allows the other free calls at any time of the day, such as calling the USA.

      Also when you do call a number that you will be charged for, such as a mobile phone, the cost can be less.

      Normally Sky Talk will only give you free calls around the UK and to some countries in the evenings and weekends.

      I've picked out some of the details. Please check out the full information in Sky's price plan:

      Sky Talk - Tariff guide

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      Re: Cost and Telephone Line

      to me sky talk is just a free signup
      You need Sky Rental, first blurb for Sky Talk Freetime is -
      No extra cost when you take Sky Line Rental
      You also need Sky Rental for the Talk Unlimited Package. Underthe Add button on both is '+ Sky Line Rental 12.25 a month'.

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