TALKTALK has scrapped line rental charges across all its packages in a bid to win back customers after last year’s data hack.From today, the telecoms giant is offering consumers fixed prices for 18 months and providing existing customers the same competitive deals as new customers.Any customer who has been with TalkTalk for three months or more can contact the company and switch to a better deal if one is available.TalkTalk saw its image badly tarnished last October, when over 150,000 customers had their personal details accessed in a major online hack.Vowing to change its ways and claw back custom from the likes of BT, Sky and Virgin, the company said the changes mark a return to “challenger roots centred on putting customers first.”Asked by the Sun Online whether the new arrangements represent a good deal, Sally Francis of MoneySavingExpert.com said: “On the face of it, TalkTalk’s plans sound promising and are definitely a step in the right direction. … [Read more...] about TalkTalk scraps line rental charges and promises its “best” deals to existing customers
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Online streaming service Now TV offers households an alternative way to catch up on television without the hassle of a contract or fluctuating monthly bills. The service, run by Sky, offers subscribers a multitude of channels, from Nickelodeon to Sky Cinema on a no-hassle, contract-free basis. Perfect for students or those who prefer a pay-as-you-go type set up to watch their favourite shows. There are plenty of wallet-friendly savings available to TV fans, including 50% off the TV streaming platform's Entertainment and Sky Cinema month pass when you buy them together. Catch up on The Walking Dead NOW TV is one of the few places where you can watch The Walking Dead legally, the other being Sky Atlantic, but a full subscription can be expensive. But for only £7.99 a month you can catch up with all the going ons in the Seven Kingdoms. However, super savvy fans can watch two episodes for free when signing up for the 14 day trial. Season 7, we're ready for you. Save 15% on a Sky … [Read more...] about Now TV offers: How to watch The Walking Dead for less and save 15% on a Sky Sports Day Pass for Super Sunday
CHOOSING a digital TV package is a minefield . . . so many choices!Some families prefer the upfront cost of a basic TV box and licence with no monthly subscription. Others do costly direct debits for access to premium sport packages and the latest boxsets.So, to help out, we have pulled together a guide to paid-for TV.Options depend on which internet provider you use as main suppliers offer TV alongside their broadband services. This can be limiting, as BT, Virgin and TalkTalk only supply TV to customers who also buy their internet.Anyone able to have a satellite dish on their home can get Sky Q, regardless of broadband provider. Those not wishing to pay monthly can watch no-contract Freesat or Freeview TV.If you want the latest boxsets or premium sport, some providers let you pay as you go. Now TV lets you get daily, weekly or monthly passes with no contract. TalkTalk TV allows you to sign up for extra premium channels on a monthly rolling … [Read more...] about Which is the best digital TV package? From Sky Q to TalkTalk, Now TV and more – our guide to choosing a TV subscription service
BRITISH Gas has launched two new and cheaper dual-fuel deals aimed at encouraging new customers to switch – but existing customers can get the deal too if you know how.One of the tariffs is with British Gas and the other is with Sainsbury’s Energy, who is supplied by the energy giant, and both could help you see a 12 per cent drop in your bill.The deal is only available through price comparison websites like USwitch and Money Supermarket so you won’t be able to get it by asking British Gas directly.If you’re an existing customer, you won’t automatically be rolled on to the deal so you’ll have to go through the price comparison sites too.The deals are dual-fuel fixed tariffs which means they will supply your electricity and your gas and are around 12 per cent cheaper than its previous cheapest standard tariffs.Even though we write a lot about how switching energy supplier can save up to £300 a year, many people still prefer to stick with one … [Read more...] about How MILLIONS of energy customers could cut their bills by £106 by doing this one simple thing
THIS year the stores will be dropping their prices on Friday, November 24 to mark the annual discount event Black Friday.The American holiday is the perfect way to stock up on cut price gifts ahead of Christmas. Here’s how to make sure you are maximising the money saving potential on the day…Sky is yet to confirm if it will be taking part in Black Friday this year.It has a designated Black Friday page, which currently lists their normal offers.In previous years it released a number of offers including half-price box sets and free laptops, TVs and consoles.We predict a similar offering this year with the potential for discounts of up to 75% on some of their popular products.Last year Sky laid on a number of great offers ahead of the festive season.Customers were given the choice of a free 32" LG TV or a Lenovo laptop when they joined the Original Bundle on their 1TB box at £20 a month.While those who signed up to the £50 a month Box Sets Bundle had their choice of … [Read more...] about Sky Black Friday 2017 – is Sky offering upgrade or discounts? And what are the best deals?