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    Do sky do line rental now?

    This is a discussion on Do sky do line rental now? within the Sky Talk forums, part of the Other Sky help and support category; i have seen a few posts on here mentioning sky line rental is this right?...

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      Do sky do line rental now?


      i have seen a few posts on here mentioning sky line rental
      is this right?


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      Re: Do sky do line rental now?

      I believe so but I have also heard it isn't worth the hassle just to save 50 pence a month, mainly because if you have any faults with your phone line then BT wont want to know, you have to report faults via Sky and it can take an age for them to sort things out with BT to get the fault fixed.
      Only what I've heard!

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      Re: Do sky do line rental now?

      Yes, Sky do what is called Wholesale Line Rental (WLR) as does people like Talk Talk. What happens is that they take your BT wires and attach them to the Sky telephone switch network. From that moment on you are completely Sky, all BT ever did was patch the copper wires across. Tales of poor service level from BT do exist - there are OFCOM rules and guidelines in place - but inevitably it is another layer to go through to solve issues.

      If you want Sky telephony but without the risk/hassle/worry/WHY of going the full line rental route you could always start with Sky's CPS offering. Its pretty good value generally. And if you get a taster for CPS you could always roll your own best value proposition by mixing and matching with the likes of 18185. If you're going down that route you might want to consider an Orchid Dialler to do your Least Cost Routing for you

      A better way? For me the jury's out.
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