BT Internet is cheaper than BT Surftime

Evenings free, subs cut, from tomorrow

BT Internet has cut the cost of its subscription service and increased the amount of time its users can spend online without running up a massive phone bill. As of tomorrow, BT Internet users will be able to get unlimited Net access every evening (from 6pm to midnight) on top of the current weekend offer. It has also cut its monthly subscription by 15 per cent, from £11.75 to £9.99. Ben Andradi, MD of BT Internet and e-Business, said: "This new offering demonstrates our commitment to get everyone in the UK on the Internet. "It supports our strategy to become the leading consumer ISP and portal, and is the first in a series of Internet initiatives building the Net generation." However, a spokesman for BT was unable to say what those "initiatives" were or when they would be made public. BT Internet also claims today's announcement makes it one of the "most competitive ISPs available". It's not wrong there. It's so competitive that this retail option even undercuts BT's Surftime wholesale proposal for unmetered Net access announced in December. Under BT Surftime - unmetered evening and weekend access would cost £13.98 - almost £3.99 more expensive than BT Internet's offer. Related Story BT intros unmetered Net access

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