on 23-01-2013 12:39
O2 are citing a rise of 3.2% in inflation to justify increasing costs.
I have just checked out the .gov site and the UK Inflation Rate see below:
Jan 12 3.6%
Apr 12 3.5%
Oct 12 2.2%
Jan 13 2.7%
Pray tell, where is there a rise of 3.2%... Would O2 care to defend themselves I wonder.
I have been with O2 for more years than I care to remember, I am seriously looking at moving to a sim only deal and Virgin beats O2 hands down.
£12 on a rolling month contract
The equivalent with O2 £36
And thats before the increase, no contest.......
on 23-01-2013 13:00
O2 don't say "inflation" - they specifiy RPI.
The RPI at end of December 2012 was 3.1% but O2 announced the price rise earlier in the month and used the figures available at that date.
23-01-2013 13:02 - edited 23-01-2013 13:06
This topic has been discussed ad nauseum in other threads. If you can get a better deal with Virgin, just go. No one is stopping you.
on 23-01-2013 13:09
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23-01-2013 14:39 - edited 23-01-2013 14:40
I've used virgin before and found the network to be fringe coverage at best where I reside and work.
I know your thinking of a sim only contract but id like to also say their choice of handsets is rather poor too.
Hope you find the deal of your choice and take care.
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on 23-01-2013 15:34
The RPI for November was 3.2%. This was the latest figure at time of announcement (10 Dec).
on 23-01-2013 17:07
Please merge this thread or lock it Leonard. This subject has been done to death and if people can't be bothered to use the search facility I can't be bothered to keep posting the same answers.
To the OP...browse through the 184 or so replies here:
on 23-01-2013 18:17
Use search, that's what it's for, this thing is being done to death, either lock this thread or do away with search box
on 23-01-2013 18:47
ACTUALLY O2 DO SAY INFLATION NOT RPI SEE EXTRACT BELOW..
Pay Monthly tariffs are going up in price. From 28 February 2013 they'll increase by 3.2% in line with inflation as at December 2012 when we made the announcement
Now are my eyes decieving me or does this say RPI ????