TalkTalk raises its line rental charges

1 min read Published: 02 Sep 2011

Today TalkTalk announced a 9.5% rise in line rental charges. This follows on the heels of BT's announcement of a 5% rise in their line rental charges. The increase will come into effect on 1st October.

The TalkTalk increase means that their monthly line rental charge will rise by £1.20 to £13.80, however this can be reduced to the monthly equivalent of £9.50 for broadband customers who are prepared to pay annually upfront.

TalkTalk's line rental is still  80p less than BT's monthly charge and 10p a month less than Virgin, but more expensive than Plusnet at £11.99 a month and Sky at £12.25 per month.

About 4 million TalkTalk customers will be affected by the rise.

Looking for a financial adviser near you?

Do you need financial advice? An independent financial adviser can show you how to make the most
of your money. Find your nearest qualified and regulated adviser using this VouchedFor search tool.