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31-10-2019, 15:50   #4516
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I've let them know I'm cancelling and have a cut off date in next 2 weeks. Should I be expecting a call from them to offer me some sort of deal?? Been with them 3 years

It's a game of chicken in my head. Whoever blinks first loses....
them not blinking is probably good for you long term ¬
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31-10-2019, 16:38   #4517
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Mine was cut off in the last hour and didn’t hear a word from them in the last 3 weeks so don’t hold your breath...
Good to know.
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31-10-2019, 16:47   #4518
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I didn't get any budging till the last day of the 30days and the offer was so pitiful that I switched to BB only. They now changed the price of that, I can now cancel that if I want.

They are literally doing everything they can do get people to leave, almost nothing to retain people. People need to take the hint.
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31-10-2019, 18:51   #4519
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I cancelled last week. Got a call today, but I missed it.
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31-10-2019, 20:22   #4520
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I've not many options in my area, no siro here yet.
Neighbours have eir and sky but only getting around 20mb and constant drops/issues, where as I'm easily getting 100mb+ with virgin and never any issues, a I dont really want to leave but ave to play the game with them every year

Was on 9 months half price last year

This year got 6 months half price pushed for 9 again but no joy
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01-11-2019, 15:44   #4521
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Went to cancel today
Best offer, remove the increase
Then 56 a month
Then 52 for 9 months
No other offers available in my area (plenty of other providers cheaper tho)
Cancelled! Virgin don't want to keep customers
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01-11-2019, 16:52   #4522
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Had tough battle there.

Only got €15 off for 9 Months off Naked250 BB
€44 for 9
€59 for 3
Turns out my usages has been 1500GB for some months
Average 870

Wonder what the fair use policy is on the others
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01-11-2019, 18:31   #4523
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I cancelled yesterday, I was only offered 15 off my bill, they definitely are not trying to keep their customers. I’m thinking of going with vf they seems to be the cheapest at the moment
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01-11-2019, 18:59   #4524
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I've not many options in my area, no siro here yet.
Neighbours have eir and sky but only getting around 20mb and constant drops/issues, where as I'm easily getting 100mb+ with virgin and never any issues, a I dont really want to leave but ave to play the game with them every year

Was on 9 months half price last year

This year got 6 months half price pushed for 9 again but no joy
I got the same after being on 9 months half price until August.
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13-11-2019, 10:55   #4526
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Hi folks, after 3.5 years of being with Virgin Media involving regular battles over price hikes, quality of Horizon box etc, we moved to Vodafone Gigabit Broadband Experience 1000 + Vodafone TV (Siro)this month.

We had Vodafone Gigabit installed at the weekend and so far are very happy with it. Over wifi on my phone I regularly see download speeds of 190-320mbps and uploads around the 200mbps mark. We rarely saw these speeds on the Virgin Media 240mb package.

The Vodafone Gigabox app is also very good, giving you easy control of your wifi networks.

The TV box is miles better than the VM Horizon box which we found a pain to use as it was very laggy and unresponsive.

The best part, Vodafone Gigabit is costing €25 for the first 6 months and €65 per month after that. A huge saving over Virgin Media and for a much better internet and TV service.

If you can get SIRO in your area and want to leave VM, I recommend the Vodafone package we got.
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13-11-2019, 13:05   #4527
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think the main reason anyone is with VM these days is there's no Siro/FTTH option to them.

TV service is and always has been pi$$ poor
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I got the same after being on 9 months half price until August.
Cancelled after 20 years. Vodafone here I come
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Just off the phone from Virgin for the yearly discount dance. Was the easiest this year I think!
Got through to the Irish callcentre, straight away offered half price for 6 months with increase in broadband (wasn’t fussed on that but they always seem to offer it). Maybe could have pushed to 9 months but decided to just take the 6 with no hassle. Phone call was less than 5 minutes compared with multiple long calls in other years.

Our bill is usually 105 so getting 54 for 6 months now.
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18-11-2019, 12:03   #4530
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Just off the phone from Virgin for the yearly discount dance. Was the easiest this year I think!
Got through to the Irish callcentre, straight away offered half price for 6 months with increase in broadband (wasn’t fussed on that but they always seem to offer it). Maybe could have pushed to 9 months but decided to just take the 6 with no hassle. Phone call was less than 5 minutes compared with multiple long calls in other years.

Our bill is usually 105 so getting 54 for 6 months now.
What phone no. did you call?
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