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UPC Cablecom "Happy Home" plans and price increase

https://www.moneyland.ch/de/upc-happ...s-im-vergleich

The "Connect and Play" plans are replaced with "Happy Home" plans.

For example, the highest-performing plan is now called "Happy Home 500" (with 500 Mbps download speed and 50 upload) and costs CHF 139/month.

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A comparison with the combi subscriptions from market leader Swisscom and competitor Sunrise shows that the new UPC subscriptions are practically as expensive as comparable Swisscom subscriptions. The UPC subscriptions are only one franc cheaper than corresponding Swisscom products. The UPC subscriptions "Happy Home 50" and "Happy Home 200" each cost around CHF 4 more than comparable Sunrise products. However, there may be differences in Internet speed or TV offerings.
So congratulations, UPC! You're now just as expensive as Swisscom!

The upside is that Powerline adaptors are included in some plans, and that existing subscribers will get double the current speed with no price increase. There's also a "try 30 days for free" offer.
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Old 14.02.2018, 19:50
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Re: UPC Cablecom "Happy Home" plans and price increase

UPC keep emailing me offering the package I’m currently paying CHF85 a month for CHF120. I’m still thinking about it...
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UPC keep emailing me offering the package I’m currently paying CHF85 a month for CHF120. I’m still thinking about it...
I'm going to go out on a limb here and defend Cablecom somewhat. I pay 119 for 500MB, TV and no fixed phone. This was after switching from an 85 CHF/mo plan for 200 MB/s. Now I no longer have to pay 33 CHF to my landlord for the fixed internet cost. I also got a mobile contract from them with unlimited minutes/texts and 10GB data. There is also some nominal included MB for roaming in Europe. (250 GB) This costs me 10 chf additionally per month. So the total cost is 129 chf. I value the phone service at around 30 chf per month. So if I subtract the value of the phone service and the fixed fee of 33 chf, I am really paying 66 francs for a 500gb internet package and TV.....I consider that a fairly decent price. Plus I have just one bill to pay each month


I think you are paying 85 for your service plus 33 to your landlord, so your real cost is 118 chf.
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Old 12.03.2018, 15:29
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I'm going to go out on a limb here and defend Cablecom somewhat. I pay 119 for 500MB, TV and no fixed phone. This was after switching from an 85 CHF/mo plan for 200 MB/s. Now I no longer have to pay 33 CHF to my landlord for the fixed internet cost. I also got a mobile contract from them with unlimited minutes/texts and 10GB data. There is also some nominal included MB for roaming in Europe. (250 GB) This costs me 10 chf additionally per month. So the total cost is 129 chf. I value the phone service at around 30 chf per month. So if I subtract the value of the phone service and the fixed fee of 33 chf, I am really paying 66 francs for a 500gb internet package and TV.....I consider that a fairly decent price. Plus I have just one bill to pay each month


I think you are paying 85 for your service plus 33 to your landlord, so your real cost is 118 chf.
Quite so, but with the new offer it would be CHF153/month to switch from 250Mbps to 500 and would I notice any difference other than paying CHF35 more a month??

For the present, I have reached 'peak speed'....
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Quite so, but with the new offer it would be CHF153/month to switch from 250Mbps to 500 and would I notice any difference other than paying CHF35 more a month??

For the present, I have reached 'peak speed'....
I dont know what kind of package you have now, but the most expensive package I see now is 139 with everything included. If you take out the fixed number it goes down to 129
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Re: UPC Cablecom "Happy Home" plans and price increase

I assume the monthly connection fee is included in all UPC offers?
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I dont know what kind of package you have now, but the most expensive package I see now is 139 with everything included. If you take out the fixed number it goes down to 129
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https://www.moneyland.ch/de/upc-happ...s-im-vergleich

The "Connect and Play" plans are replaced with "Happy Home" plans.

For example, the highest-performing plan is now called "Happy Home 500" (with 500 Mbps download speed and 50 upload) and costs CHF 139/month.

From the article linked above:



So congratulations, UPC! You're now just as expensive as Swisscom!

The upside is that Powerline adaptors are included in some plans, and that existing subscribers will get double the current speed with no price increase. There's also a "try 30 days for free" offer.


wicked expensive!
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Re: UPC Cablecom "Happy Home" plans and price increase

" HappyHome". What a stupid company this is. And its not Cablecom.
Its UPC! Swisscom at least gives value for money which UPC never gives.

https://ursprung1.lpages.co/happy-home/


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https://www.moneyland.ch/de/upc-happ...s-im-vergleich

The "Connect and Play" plans are replaced with "Happy Home" plans.

For example, the highest-performing plan is now called "Happy Home 500" (with 500 Mbps download speed and 50 upload) and costs CHF 139/month.

From the article linked above:



So congratulations, UPC! You're now just as expensive as Swisscom!

The upside is that Powerline adaptors are included in some plans, and that existing subscribers will get double the current speed with no price increase. There's also a "try 30 days for free" offer.
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" HappyHome". What a stupid company this is. And its not Cablecom.
Its UPC! Swisscom at least gives value for money which UPC never gives.

https://ursprung1.lpages.co/happy-home/
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Re: UPC Cablecom "Happy Home" plans and price increase

Yes "happy zappy home " where your kids are having their brains zapped day and night by WLAN radiation.
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Re: UPC Cablecom "Happy Home" plans and price increase

i was on a 72 CHF UPC package until 1 month ago but cancelled because it was too expensive. that same package would now be 119 CHF per month.

happy that I changed to a 29 CHF fibre glass Sunrise connection.
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Re: UPC Cablecom "Happy Home" plans and price increase

UPC belongs to Liberty Global one of the biggest international Telecom companies in the world.They don't give a shit about ripping you people off with their primitive services and crazy prices that go up every year. At least Swisscom is Swiss owned. Make Switzerland great again!
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Re: UPC Cablecom "Happy Home" plans and price increase

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i was on a 72 CHF UPC package until 1 month ago but cancelled because it was too expensive. that same package would now be 119 CHF per month.

happy that I changed to a 29 CHF fibre glass Sunrise connection.
Same here, I migrated to the Sunrise offer on qoqa.ch last November.
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i was on a 72 CHF UPC package until 1 month ago but cancelled because it was too expensive. that same package would now be 119 CHF per month.

happy that I changed to a 29 CHF fibre glass Sunrise connection.
i might be on the same tariff. paying around 70chf per month for ~250 internet only.

i went to look for a cheaper option but found only more expensive bundles. are there hidden plans anywhere?
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