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O2 Launch Joint Mobile and Home Broadband Offer
By: MarkJ - 31 July, 2008 (1:21 PM)

New and existing customers that purchase O2's Mobile Broadband service for £20 per month (includes 3GB of data and "unlimited" Wi-Fi) can now receive the operators standard Home Broadband (land-line) package service free for a year. This includes no download limits, free wireless router and free 24x7 UK-based customer service.

The joint offer is available for customers signing up to O2 Mobile Broadband between 1st August and 31 October 2008 who live within the O2 Home Broadband network – approximately 60% of the UK population. Customers wanting to upgrade to a higher speed package or not covered by O2’s broadband network will receive a £7.50 per month discount on their chosen plan for 12 months.

From 4th August O2 will also introduce a new "broadband-in-a-box" takeaway product for retail stores. The O2 Home Broadband Takeaway box will cost £30 and includes a wireless router and all the kit a customer will need to get started with O2 Home Broadband. The initial cost will be credited to customer’s first broadband bill. The box will also be sold through Carphone Warehouse from mid-August:

Mobile Broadband - £20 a month

Free USB modem on 18-month contract or £99.99 on a rolling 1-month contract
Connection speed of up to 3.6 mbps depending on location.
3GB monthly data allowance
Unlimited Wi-Fi every month*
24/7 support from a UK Call Centre

Home Broadband – free for 12 months

Up to 8meg standard package FREE for a year**
Unlimited downloads***
O2 wireless box included (wireless router) with automatic configuration
Free 24/7 UK based customer service
Free McAfee security service
No connection fee

The O2 Home Broadband Takeaway box will contain:

O2 Wireless box II
Set up CD
Quick start guide
Power supply
DSL cable
2 Broadband filters
Ethernet cable

*Unlimited access to The Cloud’s UK Wi-Fi hotspots, subject to fair usage policy
** Speed is dependant upon factors, including distance from the exchange
*** Fair usage policy applies

http://www.o2.co.uk/broadband


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