Archive for January, 2013

Virgin vs BT vs Sky: Fibre Optic Broadband Comparison for UK 2013

Friday, January 18th, 2013


I produced this schema in January 2013 for my own use as I am finally moving to a Fibre Optic covered area.

VIRGIN L no phone line
30 Mb/s
12 months contract
£49.95 initial fee
£52.50 first 3 months tot (£17.5*3)
£202.50 other 9 months tot (£22.5×9)
£0.00 line rental per months
£0.00 line rental tot
£304.95 total in 12 months
£25.41 avarage per month

VIRGIN XL no phone line
60 Mb/s
12 months contract
£49.95 initial fee
£67.50 first 3 months tot (£22.5*3)
£247.50 other 9 months tot (£27.50×9)
£0.00 line rental per months
£0.00 line rental tot
£364.95 total in 12 months
£30.41 avarage per month

VIRGIN XL no phone line
100 Mb/s
12 months contract
£49.95 initial fee
£90.00 first 3 months tot (£30*3)
£315.00 other 9 months tot (£35×9)
£0.00 line rental per months
£0.00 line rental tot
£454.95 total in 12 months
£37.91 avarage per month

VIRGIN L + phone line
30 Mb/s
18 months contract
£0.00 initial fee
£0.00 first 6 m tot
£174.00 other 12 months tot (£14.5×12)
£14.99 line rental per months
£269.82 line rental for 18 months
£458.81 total in 18 months
£25.49 avarage per month

VIRGIN XL + phone line
60 Mb/s
18 months contract
£0.00 initial fee
£30.00 first 6 months tot (£5×6)
£234.00 other 12 months tot (£19.5×12)
£14.99 line rental per months
£269.82 line rental for 18 months
£548.81 total in 18 months
£30.49 avarage per month

VIRGIN XXL + phone line
100 Mb/s
18 months contract
£0.00 initial fee
£75.00 first 6 m (£12.50×6)
£324.00 other 12 months tot (£27×12)
£14.99 line rental per months
£269.82 line rental for 18 months
£683.81 total in 18 months
£37.99 avarage per month

Sky
40 Mb/s
12 months contract
£10.00 initial fee
£30.00 first 6 m tot (£10×3)
£180.00 other 9 months tot (£20×9)
£14.50 line rental per months
£174.00 line rental for 12 months
£408.50 total in 12 months
£22.69 avarage per month

More Broadband with superfast BT Infinity
38 Mb/s
18 months contract
£25.00 initial fee
£27.00 first 6 m tot (£9×3)
£216.00 other 12 months tot (£18×12)
£10.75 line rental per months
£193.50 line rental for 18 months
£50.00 voucher Sainsbury
£422.25 total in 18 months
£23.46 avarage per month

Unlimited Broadband with superfast BT Infinity
76 Mb/s
18 months contract
£0.00 initial fee
£60.00 first 6 m tot (£20×3)
£312.00 other 12 months tot (£26×12)
£10.75 line rental per months
£193.50 line rental for 18 months
£50.00 voucher Sainsbury
£526.25 total in 18 months
£29.24 avarage per month

Unlimited Broadband with superfast BT Infinity 160
160 Mb/s
18 months contract
£0.00 initial fee
£35.00 per month
£630.00 all 18 months
£10.75 line rental per months
£193.50 line rental for 18 months
£50.00 voucher Sainsbury
£819.25 total in 18 months
£45.51 avarage per month

How-To Cancel My UK and European eFAX account and subscription

Wednesday, January 9th, 2013

To cancel your UK eFAX account you will need to call the customer service via phone:
The UK eFax Customer Service number is +44 (0)800 6899 336

You will need to provide:

  1. Your eFAX number in the form 442xxxxxxxx.
  2. The full name associated to the account.
  3. The last 4 digits of the associated credit card number.

For other European eFAX accounts call one of the numbers listed below:

  • Austria: 0179576212
  • Netherlands:  0800 020 0377
  • Belgium: 0800 80 872
  • France: 0825120319
  • Germany: 0800 000 3164
  • Spain: 902 02 14 65
  • United Kingdom: 0800 6899 336
  • Italy: 02694 30 336
  • Switzerland: 044 800 9941
  • Portugal: 00351 214 245 140
  • International (Ireland): 00353 1 656 4910

Note: the on-line chat and the phone numbers available on the website will redirect you the US customer service that will NOT able to assist you in cancelling a UK account.

Additionally, the UK eFax Customer Service email address is [email protected].