The Talk3 International plan will give customers
- Unlimited local and national landline calls, 24 hours a day
- Unlimited international landline calls to 28 countries, 24 hours a day
- Up to 8 Mbps broadband access
The Talk3 International plan will cost consumers £20.99 per month and also a one off fee of £29.99 for connection.
The calling plan actually costs £9.99 plus the standard £11 line rental with the line rental being the same charge customers get billed by BT.
This is a big move in the industry and is likely to spark even more competitive broadband offers from other broadband providers in an attempt not to fall behind, many in the industry believe that this could be the start of a price war amongst broadband providers.
The first customers to go live with the new deal is expected to be in July 2006 with 70% of the UK population able to receive the service on offer.
The Carphone Warehouse actually envisage to make a loss of about £50 million on their broadband business in the first year with large levels of investment being used to create the Talk Talk infrastructure how they want it to be.