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On 27/07/10 11:44, Steven CÃtÃ wrote:
I cant find a single provider that will allow me a monthly contract without a setup fee of 3 or 4 * monthly charge. I can find ones without the setup charge but then I'm paying for >8M when I can only get 512k so its not worth it. I would imagine half of rural Devon/Cornwall is in a similar position. The only way you'll get a monthly contract and no set-up fee is by going with someone that has their own kit in the cabinet. BT Wholesale charges ISP's a connection fee for every subscriber. I'm not sure how much it is now, but a few years ago it was about Â50. So if the ISP doesn't have you locked into a contract, they'll pass that fee on to you rather than try and recoup it over the course of a year.
But if you already have broadband then you can generally migrate for free. Rob -- The Mailing List for the Devon & Cornwall LUG http://mailman.dclug.org.uk/listinfo/list FAQ: http://www.dcglug.org.uk/listfaq