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Post by Keepingmyheadabovewater » Sun Jun 20, 2010 12:07 pm
hi skippy would jan have to speak to her ip about this in 2 mmonths time because of income and expences form that is allowed while in her iva if however virgin was to be cheaper for her then when jan as a review the savings made would have to go on a new income and expences form
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Post by kallis3 » Sun Jun 20, 2010 12:25 pm
I will stick with Sky and O2. I've had a contract with O2 for a few years now, and don't get credit checked when I renew.

I have the standard allowance for Sky, and anything extra I fund from my other allowances.

I do not have to change if I don't want to.

I may not change - depends on what deal BT offer me.
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Post by Skippy » Sun Jun 20, 2010 12:26 pm
If Jan (or anyone else) wants to change to a different ISP she can, the same with energy suppliers etc.
 
 

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Post by Keepingmyheadabovewater » Sun Jun 20, 2010 12:48 pm
hi skippy thanks for the swift repley you are allowed so much for this and so much for that for for,eg my mobile phone contract was up with tmobile i had it disconnected because they wanted over £200 upgrade fee i told me ip that i broght a pay as you go phone and then i popped the big one can i have a contract phone as i have been allowed it in the income and expences they said yes to that but i wanted a laptop with mobile broadband and they said why do you want that i said my laptop is broke they said no you can not but if anybody in your family wants it on your account which i have at tmobile that would be fine even though i got a cheaper deal on my mobile skippy they said no i dont think thats fair of them any tips or advise skippy on that one
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Post by kallis3 » Sun Jun 20, 2010 1:06 pm
If you are already in a contract then you will not be credit checked. I've upgraded mine whilst in an IVA with no problems. All they do is make sure that your account is up to date.

My broadband is with BT, don't have mobile broadband or want it.

I shall probably stick with what I have.
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Post by Skippy » Sun Jun 20, 2010 1:13 pm
I've upgraded with Vodafone with no problems and I never told my IP or the OR that I'd done this - when my contract was slightly more expensive I made up the difference from other allowances.
 
 

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Post by kallis3 » Sun Jun 20, 2010 1:24 pm
Same here Skip!
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Post by Shining » Sun Jun 20, 2010 5:14 pm
I upgrade my phone when I can with 02 who I have been with for years, I will upgrade again next June so only a year to wait! x
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Post by kallis3 » Sun Jun 20, 2010 5:23 pm
July next year for me.

I can't fault O2.
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Post by Skippy » Sun Jun 20, 2010 5:58 pm
I want to get away from Vodafone so I might try and change to a SIM only on O2 next year and hope they'll let me change to a full contract later on.

I asked in an O2 shop recently if I had a chance and they said I did as I've already got a contact with Vodafone.
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Post by Shining » Sun Jun 20, 2010 6:00 pm
I'm like Jan Skippy and can't fault them, all my family are on 02, hope you get the contract you want x
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Post by kallis3 » Sun Jun 20, 2010 6:04 pm
Fingers crossed Skip. I've been with O2 since 2004 and can't fault them. Wouldn't want to move.
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Post by Skippy » Sun Jun 20, 2010 6:08 pm
I can't do anything until next June, so hopefully another year after my discharge will help.

If they won't give me a contract I'll go to SIM only on Vodafone for a while and then try again.
 
 

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Post by wannabedj » Mon Jun 21, 2010 8:25 am
I'm with 02 and have been for 3-4 years now. Very happy with their overall service! Only thing I'm not happy with was my choice of upgrade. 2 years with the same phone is going to kill me!!
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Post by kallis3 » Mon Jun 21, 2010 8:28 am
Tell me about it!

Got 12 months to go on current contract, I will be counting down the months!
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