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Virgin Media Cancellation deals

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  • None apply. He connected my phone cable coming into the house to the new fibre junction box in the man hole in my front garden (shared by the whole cul de sac) and then from the connection box coming into my house on the side of my house, he routed the cable externally (on my outside house walls) to the front room where my TV is and he brought the cable into the house there. Using an exiting hole.




  • I think after 10 years with Virgin, I think I'm finally jumping ship.

    Eir salesman knocked on the door the other day, told him I'm in contract and not interested. He said he'd give me 24 months 1000Mb connection @ €50/month locked in for the full 2 years, and they'd pay any early termination fee from Virgin.

    As my 6 months half price is about to finish, and I'm about to jump to €85/month with Virgin, I thought I'd go for it. I've got a couple of weeks to test out Eir before committing, so I'll see how it goes.

    To be honest, I'm sick of the annual call to Virgin. Some years it's a breeze, others it's more hassle than it's worth!




  • Basil3 wrote: »
    I think after 10 years with Virgin, I think I'm finally jumping ship.

    Eir salesman knocked on the door the other day, told him I'm in contract and not interested. He said he'd give me 24 months 1000Mb connection @ €50/month locked in for the full 2 years, and they'd pay any early termination fee from Virgin.

    As my 6 months half price is about to finish, and I'm about to jump to €85/month with Virgin, I thought I'd go for it. I've got a couple of weeks to test out Eir before committing, so I'll see how it goes.

    To be honest, I'm sick of the annual call to Virgin. Some years it's a breeze, others it's more hassle than it's worth!

    Whatever about getting BB from eir for a nifty a month for 24 months I can guarantee you they will not pay your VM exit fee. Anyway aren't you allowed leave VM without penalty because of the price increase? I have until the 7th of August to get out. Be very careful what those door to door guys tell you as it's mostly bull**** to get you signed up.




  • Basil3 wrote: »

    Eir salesman knocked on the door the other day

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  • Hi,
    What is the best deal virgin are giving out at the mo for bb and phone?
    I have 250mb naked bb and world phone and I just started paying €59 a month.

    I am going to ring them and threaten to leave!
    :)
    Thanks a mil


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  • I'm gone, I'm going to digiweb on Wednesday, unfortunately it's 60meg fttc but I'm sick to the back teeth of their never ending price increases. From the 7th of August it's going to be €71.50 for 360 BB an absolute rip off and there's no way I'm paying that.




  • CoBo55 wrote: »
    I'm gone, I'm going to digiweb on Wednesday, unfortunately it's 60meg fttc but I'm sick to the back teeth of their never ending price increases. From the 7th of August it's going to be €71.50 for 360 BB an absolute rip off and there's no way I'm paying that.

    Did you look at Vodafone?
    No experience with digiweb or Vodafone.
    Did a stint with eir and never again....




  • Millem wrote: »
    Did you look at Vodafone?
    No experience with digiweb or Vodafone.
    Did a stint with eir and never again....

    Just looked there now, they're a good bit cheaper than digi, no connection charge either, digi are charging €50, feck sake I should have done my research:(




  • CoBo55 wrote: »
    Just looked there now, they're a good bit cheaper than digi, no connection charge either, digi are charging €50, feck sake I should have done my research:(

    Cancel during the cooling off period?




  • Cancel during the cooling off period?

    Yeah I think I will, would the 14 day cooling off start from when I rang or from next Wednesday when I'm connected? I can't believe I was so stupid:mad:


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  • CoBo55 wrote: »
    Yeah I think I will, would the 14 day cooling off start from when I rang or from next Wednesday when I'm connected? I can't believe I was so stupid:mad:


    Just ring them and cancel the installation.

    I'm getting the 500mbps down and 50mbps up that Vodafone promised (fibre) so that's excellent for the money (€45 per month, no installation fees, 12 month contract)

    Wifi is pants though and the guys that came to install my "superwifi" add on (€5 per month) didn't seem to have a clue what they were at, so have to get them out again




  • unkel wrote: »
    Just ring them and cancel the installation.

    I'm getting the 500mbps down and 50mbps up that Vodafone promised (fibre) so that's excellent for the money (€45 per month, no installation fees, 12 month contract)

    Wifi is pants though and the guys that came to install my "superwifi" add on (€5 per month) didn't seem to have a clue what they were at, so have to get them out again

    That's the quandary, Digiweb give a brilliant fritzbox router...




  • Well Vodafone promise perfect wifi throughout the house for an extra €5 per month (on top of the €45). I'm going to take them up on that. I don't really care about any routers or how brilliant they are as long as I get full speed broadband :p




  • unkel wrote: »
    Well Vodafone promise perfect wifi throughout the house for an extra €5 per month (on top of the €45). I'm going to take them up on that. I don't really care about any routers or how brilliant they are as long as I get full speed broadband :p

    They all promise that from a piece of bargain basement junk I'm hoping the Fritz is all I'll need.




  • CoBo55 wrote: »
    Yeah I think I will, would the 14 day cooling off start from when I rang or from next Wednesday when I'm connected? I can't believe I was so stupid:mad:

    Cooling off starts when the product arrives or in this case when the service starts being delivered.




  • Cooling off starts when the product arrives or in this case when the service starts being delivered.

    Thanks. I think I'll stay with Digi, the people are Irish working in Ireland and they have a great reputation.




  • If it is just for yourself (plus partner) and you are a light user, the 60mbps is probably sufficient. For a family of 5 with everyone a heavy user, it sure wouldn't be enough!




  • unkel wrote: »
    If it is just for yourself (plus partner) and you are a light user, the 60mbps is probably sufficient. For a family of 5 with everyone a heavy user, it sure wouldn't be enough!

    I won't be long finding out:pac: It did me perfectly for 5 years I don't see why it should give any bother now I know many families that are living without any bother with a lot less speed.




  • Families without teenagers maybe :p

    Mine use close to 100GB each in 4G data per month. Probably several times that in wifi!




  • unkel wrote: »
    Families without teenagers maybe :p

    Mine use close to 100GB each in 4G data per month. Probably several times that in wifi!

    Using about 800 Gig a month now, down from around 1,5TB last year, gamers in the house reckon it will be better as the pings on VM were far to long.


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  • Basil3 wrote: »
    I think after 10 years with Virgin, I think I'm finally jumping ship.

    Eir salesman knocked on the door the other day, told him I'm in contract and not interested. He said he'd give me 24 months 1000Mb connection @ €50/month locked in for the full 2 years, and they'd pay any early termination fee from Virgin.

    As my 6 months half price is about to finish, and I'm about to jump to €85/month with Virgin, I thought I'd go for it. I've got a couple of weeks to test out Eir before committing, so I'll see how it goes.

    To be honest, I'm sick of the annual call to Virgin. Some years it's a breeze, others it's more hassle than it's worth!

    Any way of getting that deal by ringing Eir?




  • My father in law asked me to take a look at the deal his is on with Virgin.

    Have looked through the bills and can get as far back as 2019 and he's been paying 101 per month since then on what looks like a legacy Horizon deal

    "Horizon Complete Bundle Anytime World"

    Seems like he may be paying a bit over the odds but I don't know what the equivalent deal on their new plans is.




  • I remember them telling me on the phone last year that you can qualify again as a new customer after 3 months.
    I wonder what will happen if i sign up as a new customer the day after my current account ends..
    Will it go through or get flagged somewhere?
    I'm going to give it ago anyway.

    Thinking of cancelling now and getting the other half to register as a new customer!

    Tried it before years ago and they let me go through with the cancellation without any better offers (I did ask!). It was only when the Other Half rang up and went to register an order that they rang me back with a better offer if I got her to fahgedddaboudit.

    Let ye know how I get on.




  • Legit_ie wrote: »
    My father in law asked me to take a look at the deal his is on with Virgin.

    Have looked through the bills and can get as far back as 2019 and he's been paying 101 per month since then on what looks like a legacy Horizon deal

    "Horizon Complete Bundle Anytime World"

    Seems like he may be paying a bit over the odds but I don't know what the equivalent deal on their new plans is.

    I used to be on that bundle many years ago. The main benefit is that it came with unlimited international phone calls (using their "landline")

    So unless your father has friends / family overseas that he rings a lot, he might want to change package / provider. On the above package the full price I paid was about €92 per month, but most years I got 6 months, sometimes 9 months half price. So he sure is overpaying. Tell him to change all his utilities every year from now on or if he is too old to do that himself, you do it for him!




  • Treppen wrote: »
    Thinking of cancelling now and getting the other half to register as a new customer!

    The virginmedia deals for new customers have gone a lot worse in the last few weeks. Was €49 per month iirc, now it is €65 a month. Poor value for money.




  • I'm going to dump Virgin they are twice the price of Vodafone now for BB. Do you need landline for Vodafone?




  • rob316 wrote: »
    I'm going to dump Virgin they are twice the price of Vodafone now for BB. Do you need landline for Vodafone?

    They'll connect it. I had cut my landline off in 2005 (phsyically cut the cable) as I said goodbye to analog phones and went with a private VOIP provider back then. Those days were fun, you had to do a lot of configuration yourself :p




  • rob316 wrote: »
    I'm going to dump Virgin they are twice the price of Vodafone now for BB. Do you need landline for Vodafone?

    If ftth is available they'll bring a new length of fibre into the house you won't need the copper wire. As unkle says if it's fttc they'll reinstate the copper wire.




  • CoBo55 wrote: »
    If ftth is available they'll bring a new length of fibre into the house you won't need the copper wire. As unkle says if it's fttc they'll reinstate the copper wire.

    How do you know which you got, can you tell from the speed alone? The guy was in the manhole in my front garden, so I am assuming he put through a new ftth cable into my house. I'm getting over the 500mbps down and 50mbps up that they promised (on wifi on my phone, when I stand close to the router)


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  • thanks. I think there is a landline there but its hasn't been active in the 12 years I have the house. Do I ring vodafone so and they sort it? or is it Eir as its there infastructure?


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