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Well, here's a thing. According to Ofcom's latest penetrating research, released today, people avoid cutting back on broadband and mobile phones as a result of the recession, if they can. Asked what expenditure they would choose to cut back on, 47 per cent of the 862 polled by the communications regulator said going out for …

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Only reason I have a phone line is for Broadband...

So that average of £10ish pounds is super inflated for me.

I know alot of folks that have broadband, but don't use the phone line connected to it.

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They value broadband so much..

...and yet most of them want it on the cheap.

C'mon people! If you want a good connection get yer wallets out :)

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Astonishing

So people find it easier to cut back on variable-cost, optional purchases than fixed-cost, long-term contracts. Who'd have thought it, eh?

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Consolidation!

I run a local computer consultancy, and I've found that a lot of my customers are switching to bundled products to save money that way. Some people are saving £15-£20 a month just by switching to a bundled package!

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You have to do something!

When you loose the job.

I emigrated, so I can sit in front of a computer in the sun and have a lower cost of living.

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