Brits missing out on bundle savings

More than a quarter of Brits are missing out on savings because they don’t bundle their broadband, new research has revealed.

Taking an all-in-one broadband, home phone and digital TV service can save over £300 a year, according to a study by Broadbandchoices.co.uk. However over 25% of homes don't take advantage of this.

When asked why they weren't bundling their broadband, 40% said they didn't think it would save them money, 21% were worried that the service wouldn't be satisfactory and 16% thought it would be too much hassle to switch broadband provider.

Michael Phillips, Broadbandchoices.co.uk product director, said: "The cost of living is rising and British consumers need to review their spending to minimise the financial blow.

"The bundles market is fiercely competitive and providers are doing all they can to improve services and gain more customers - consumers may be surprised what they can get if they just call up and ask for it."

Phillips added: "The savings from bundling can be huge, as well as the added convenience of having only one bill to pay every month.

"Anyone looking to save money on their broadband and digital TV or home phone services should get online and use an Ofcom-accredited comparison site to check for the best deals available in their area.

"You will almost certainly save money on what you are currently paying and may easily negate the effect of the VAT rise by switching to a bundled deal."

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