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Free upgrade to fibre

My brother-in-law is on the basic copper BT broadband package. Logging into his account the home page has a banner saying there is an offer to upgrade to fibre free of charge. Great we thought except going through the process of ordering it ends up with...sorry ring 0800 800 150. Here we are told, no it isn’t possible to get fibre at the moment. Why then does it promote the upgrade on his home page? He’s peed off!

 

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Re: Free upgrade to fibre

I think you will find that lots of people get this message, whether it available or not. It could also be that its available, but the cabinet is full to capacity.

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Re: Free upgrade to fibre

Thanks. I’ve checked and cabinet is full at the moment. I’ll keep checking. My point is why promote it if not available. Bit pointless eh?

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@Zurdo 

It's a generic promotion, probably connected to knowing he's on an ADSL connection, and tying to convince him to go to FTTC, however it does not link to the cabinet to know it's full. 

Bit of a hit/miss situation. 

 

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