view counter

Moving to Surbiton - TV, Internet, Phone Advice...appreciated

5 years ago...

I'm moving back to the UK since leaving in 1993. Moving to Corkran Rd. in Surbiton

I did a quick review of TV, internet and phone options....thinking I'd pick BT or Sky!!! My head hurt after 15 minutes of scanning endless providers, options, schemes, packages, time frames, sign up discounts etc, etc. Have I gotten old and stupid or are the options overwhelming?

Has anyone poured through the options and worked out the best packages? Massive thank you, if you have.

Priorities are fastest possible internet connection + a TV package that comes with as much football as possible!!

Based on my relatives experience in the UK, it seems that the area you live in can impact the speed of the internet...depending on the provider.

Thanks in advance for any help.

Comments

I'm with Virginmedia.. 60mb internet, lots of crap TV and BT sports channels. No dustbin lid on the side of the house or putting money into Murdoch's pockets. A win all round, I sure you will agree. Lots of half prices sign up deals if you look about.

Thanks. Sounds like you're happy with Virgin Media.

Sky all day long tbh. Virgin costs more, and currently sky are offering 2 years free (you pay the line still) broadband if you subscribe to Sky sports (which it sounds like you will).

though i assume this is a ploy to get you into a contract so you don't bail to BT broadband for the champions league football next season, but then thats just my cynical view.

Comment viewing options

Select your preferred way to display the comments and click "Save settings" to activate your changes.

By posting content on Surbiton.com, you agree to adhere to the following guidelines.

  • Your username and password must only be used by you, keep them safe. If a posting is made using your username and password it will be considered to have been posted by you. If you have a friend who wants to use our site and post messages on the site, show them how to register.
  • Be courteous at all times, inciting racial hatred, posting abusive, obscene, threatening, harassing, defamatory, libellous or sexually explicit material or any material that is found to be offensive is not acceptable and we may suspend your username and password.
  • Retaliating to offensive posts causes more problems for other users on the discussion boards. Just report such messages to us using the Feedback link which is available at the top of every page or the 'report this' link associated with individual postings. We will act on every report we receive.
  • Please respect other people's work and do not post material that infringes copyright.
  • Do not post information that you know to be confidential or sensitive or otherwise in breach of the law. You should only post material that you know to be public knowledge. If you have any doubts do not post it on the site.
  • Never attempt to gain unauthorised access to any area of the site. This is known as hacking and is illegal.
  • Content posted represents the opinions of the author, and does not represent the opinions of Surbiton.com or its affiliates and has not been approved or issued by Surbiton.com. You should be aware that the other participants are strangers to you and may make statements which may be misleading, deceptive or wrong.
  • Spoofing or posing as another user is unacceptable. Anonymous users' postings should always be considered with suspicion.
  • Help keep Surbiton.com a safe place for information and opinion. Please alert us of any anti-social behaviour as described above.
Please note that Surbiton.com does not monitor the comments posted and we are therefore reliant upon users reporting antisocial behaviour.