Many thanks for your prompt and helpful reply.
Yes I'm Market 1 and yes PlusNet order process (test only) gave £7 pm higher price than headline rate with no explanation but with first year discount still much cheaper than BT and 4 X bandwidth I have now.
Yes out of contract on the phone too
Cost is the main issue (pensioner & student with OU
Been happy with BT
Called BT at your suggestion and they couldn't move much really and have a MAC code as a result. They said they just couldn't compete with PlusNet (even though they own it ;-(
Would take out annual line rental with new supplier
The BT Homehub3 has been brilliant in our house with thick walls only hope the Thomson Technicolor 582N is as good ?