Feeds

ClaraNET access prices tumble

'Not quick telecom buck'

  • alert
  • submit to reddit

The Essential Guide to IT Transformation

ClaraNET has slashed the cost of its off-peak unmetered Net access service.

FreeTime Unlimited now offers toll-free off-peak (6pm - 2am weekday and all weekend) Net access for 9.99 (inc VAT) a month.

The service was on trial over the last three months at a budget-busting price of 49.99 for unmetered off-peak access. It's now at a similar price to other ISPs offering similar products.

While ClaraNET is keen to plug this price reduction, the new-look package does have a few strings attached. Users signing up to the package won't be able to indulge in multi-player online gaming or use IRC (chat).

Nick Wells, marketing manager at ClaraNET, said these restrictions might be lifted in the future, although he couldn't say when.

He also had a pop at those ISPs offering unmetered access as part of tie-in with a telco.

"Many of our customers join us because of slow access and poor and expensive support from some of the "free" content-driven ISP's.

"We want happy long-term customers, not a quick telecom buck," he said. ®

Boost IT visibility and business value

More from The Register

next story
iPad? More like iFAD: We reveal why Apple fell into IBM's arms
But never fear fanbois, you're still lapping up iPhones, Macs
Sonos AXES support for Apple's iOS4 and 5
Want to use your iThing? You can't - it's too old
Amazon says Hachette should lower ebook prices, pay authors more
Oh yeah ... and a 30% cut for Amazon to seal the deal
Philip K Dick 'Nazi alternate reality' story to be made into TV series
Amazon Studios, Ridley Scott firm to produce The Man in the High Castle
Too many IT conferences to cover? MICROSOFT to the RESCUE!
Yet more word of cuts emerges from Redmond
Joe Average isn't worth $10 a year to Mark Zuckerberg
The Social Network deflates the PC resurgence with mobile-only usage prediction
Chips are down at Broadcom: Thousands of workers laid off
Cellphone baseband device biz shuttered
Feel free to BONK on the TUBE, says Transport for London
Plus: Almost NOBODY uses pay-by-bonk on buses - Visa
Twitch rich as Google flicks $1bn hitch switch, claims snitch
Gameplay streaming biz and search king refuse to deny fresh gobble rumors
prev story

Whitepapers

Implementing global e-invoicing with guaranteed legal certainty
Explaining the role local tax compliance plays in successful supply chain management and e-business and how leading global brands are addressing this.
Consolidation: The Foundation for IT Business Transformation
In this whitepaper learn how effective consolidation of IT and business resources can enable multiple, meaningful business benefits.
Backing up Big Data
Solving backup challenges and “protect everything from everywhere,” as we move into the era of big data management and the adoption of BYOD.
Boost IT visibility and business value
How building a great service catalog relieves pressure points and demonstrates the value of IT service management.
Why and how to choose the right cloud vendor
The benefits of cloud-based storage in your processes. Eliminate onsite, disk-based backup and archiving in favor of cloud-based data protection.