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BE Broadband To Supply Free Wi-Fi Service

BE Broadband (bethere.co.uk) has announced that it is to supply a free Wi-Fi broadband service to 46 UK communities in conjunction with Freerunner.
Freerunner is a free public W-Fi broadband service for remote or underserved communities in the UK that urgently need access to the Internet.

The 46 communities, selected following a Freerunner competition in September, will be given 3 years free Wi-Fi broadband access.
Commenting on the announcement, the Head of Operations at BE Broadband, Tom Williams, said, “We’re proud to be part of the Freerunner mission and agree that WiFi should be more widely available. Freerunner’s attitude reminds me of what BE did for broadband when we created the first UK ADSL 2+ network”.
Williams continued, “Our members are more likely to hang out in independent shops and cafes, so we’re proud to hook up Freerunner communities with fast and unlimited broadband”.

The CEO of Freerunner, Owen Geddes, said, “We are very excited to have BE on board as our first corporate partner. BE will be providing a broadband connection to those that don’t have any connection at all, completely free of charge as part of this project.”
Geddes added, “It is incredible to think that a small piece of relatively low cost technology is going to fundamentally change nearly 50 communities across the UK”.

BE Broadband was the first UK broadband supplier to deliver download speeds up to 24Mbps and upload speeds up to 2.5Mbps.
Their Value package, providing broadband speeds up to 8Mbps with an unlimited download allowance is currently half price at £6.75 a month until the 28th December.
Further information on BE’s packages can be found at the the bethere.co.uk website.

BE Launch Half Price Broadband Voucher Code

Popular broadband supplier BE (bethere.co.uk) has launched a half price broadband voucher code for its BE Value package.
Previously £13.50 a month, customers switching to BE can now get BE Value Broadband for just £6.75 a month for the duration of the 12 month contract.
BE Value provides broadband speeds up to 8Mbps with an unlimited download usage allowance.
To qualify for the half price offer, switching customers must remember to enter the voucher code ‘halfprice’ when they order BE Value online at the bethere.co.uk website.
BE’s range of broadband packages can also be compared at our BE Broadband review.

BE’s Student Broadband Offers £25 Amazon Gift

BE (bethere.co.uk) has added a free £25 Amazon.co.uk gift voucher to its student broadband packages.
To receive the voucher, students must order online (by the 18th October) either BE Unlimited Broadband or BE Pro Broadband, both of which are available on student friendly 9 month contracts.
Student must also remember to enter the voucher code ‘AMAZON’ on the BE website to ensure they qualify.
Both BE Pro and BE Unlimited offer broadband speeds up to 24Mbps using ADSL 2+ technology. Prices start from £17.50 a month with a free wireless router included.
Readers can find out more at the bethere.co.uk website or our BE Broadband review.

Twitter Helps BE Broadband Users Keep Informed

UK broadband supplier BE (bethere.co.uk) has set up a Twitter profile to help keep its customers informed of any problems or outages with the BE Broadband network.
The feed will be used to update BE broadband users daily on upcoming planned network outages at their exchange, so that they won’t be surprised at any changes to their service.
The Twitter profile (available at http://twitter.com/BEStatus) will also be able to alert members to any short notice or unplanned outages. A sample message from the profile could read “Planned outages on BROMSGROVE, DROITWICH on 17th between 3am-6am.”
Commenting on the new service, the Head of Marketing at BE Broadband, Oli White, said, “We’re constantly looking for innovative new ways of communicating with our members using tools that are currently available. Twitter is perfect for sending out short messages to people that want to subscribe to them, so it was a natural fit for us to offer this service to customers”.
White continued, “Hopefully it should add to the numerous other channels we use to communicate with our members and should help to prevent any surprise from outages”.
BE Broadband has recently received a ‘Recommended’ accolade in the PC Advisor Awards for broadband customer service. The ISP was also nominated for ‘Best Consumer Customer Service’ at the 2009 ISPA Awards.
Readers interested in switching their broadband to BE can find out more at the bethere.co.uk website or our Be Broadband review.

BE Broadband Teams Up With Geeks On Wheels

Super-fast broadband provider BE (bethere.co.uk) has teamed up with top IT support company “Geeks On Wheels” to offer Be Broadband customers discounted on-site IT support whenever they need it.

Geeks On Wheels specialise in providing on site IT and computer support to homes and small businesses. The new partnership will allow Be broadband customers to benefit from a 15% reduction in the cost of Geeks On Wheels professional support.

This means that users who reside in London will benefit from rates starting from £63.75 for the first hour and then £31.88 every half an hour after.

Users who live in Kent, Surrey and Sussex will receive rates of £55.25 for the first hour and then £25.50 for every half an hour after that.

Commenting on the partnership, the Head of Marketing at Be Broadband, Oli White, said: “We’re delighted to team up with Geeks-On-Wheels to give our members the best value when they need professional IT support at home. This partnership allows us to continue to provide the excellent service that BE members expect”.

Geeks On Wheels Managing Director, Jamie Shaw, said: “This is the perfect partnership for Geeks-On-Wheels. Be broadband are widely recognised within the IT community as providing the best broadband services out there in a very competitive market”.

Shaw continued, “With Geeks-On-Wheels now providing on-site support to Be customers, the service really is second to none”.

Be Broadband Add 2 Months Free Deal

Be Broadband (www.bethere.co.uk) has launched a 2 months free broadband deal on all its 12 month broadband contracts.

The move follows similar deals recently announced by rivals such as TalkTalk and BT while Be’s parent company, O2, are also offering a 2 months free broadband incentive to switchers.

Be’s announcement comes just a few weeks after the company’s rebrand and provides those people switching to Be with a saving of up to £43.

Be’s broadband packages provide download speeds ranging from up to 8Mbps to up to 24Mbps. Prices start from £13.50 a month to £21.50 a month.

All packages include a free wireless router and come with an unlimited monthly download usage allowance. Upload speeds are reported to be up to 2.5Mbps on the Be Pro Broadband option.

The 2 months free broadband offer is available now at the www.bethere.co.uk website.

Users can also read our review of Be Broadband here.

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