BT are set to raise prices over a variety of products early in the new year. A statement released on the BT website says some prices will be raised on 7 January 2018, and they will be writing to around 10 million customers who’ll be affected.
BT has, however, frozen the cost of line rental, BT TV and its BT Basic package. It has confirmed that affected customers will be able to leave their contract penalty-free.
A breakdown of the price incresed is shown below:
Here’s how prices are increasing from 7 January for those not on introductory or promotional deals:
- Standard broadband – will increase by £2/mth.
- Fibre broadband – will increase by £2.50/mth.
- BT Sport via BT TV – will remain at £3.50/mth.
- BT Sport via app – will increase by £2/mth.
- BT Sport via Sky TV (for those with BT broadband) – will increase by £2.50/mth.
- BT Sport via Sky TV (for those without BT broadband) – will increase by £3/mth.
- BT Sport HD bolt on – will increase by £1.50/mth.
BT is also hiking the cost of calls and call features from 7 January:
- Unlimited anytime landline calls package – rising from £8.99/mth to £9.50/mth.
- Unlimited evening and weekend calls package – rising from £3.80/mth to £4/mth.
- Landline call costs – calls to other landlines (including 0870 and 0845 numbers) will increase from 12p/min to 13p/min. The call set-up fee is rising from 21p/call to 22p/call.
- Mobile call costs – calls to mobiles will increase from 16p/min to 17p/min. If you have anytime calls they’ll increase from 8p/min to 8.5p/min.
- One calling feature – will rise from £4.50/mth to £5/mth.
- Two to Four calling features – will rise from £8.75/mth to £9.25/mth.
- Five or more calling features – will rise from £11.75/mth to £12.25/mth.
- 1571 – will increase from £2.50/mth to £3/mth.
- Paper bill charge – will increase from £2/mth to £2.50/mth.