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Broadband Britain looks set to receive a boost today as Complete Broadband announces the nationwide launch of its revolutionary new computer and broadband package which promises to make broadband an affordable and attractive option for home users across the country.


For £29.99 a month, the same monthly price as BT Yahoo! Broadband, Complete Broadband customers will receive a new Dell™ PC, a high speed One.Tel Broadband connection, a 4 Port SpeedTouch 510 ADSL router for home networking and added security, two microfilters and exclusive access to Complete Broadband’s fully customisable desktop portal, with a comprehensive and easy to use directory providing icon links to the best UK websites and broadband content.


“Its all in the box” (www.itsallinthebox.co.uk) from Complete Broadband is the UK’s first total home broadband solution, providing home users with everything they need to upgrade to broadband in one easy package.


“Setting up a new broadband connection at home can be a daunting task for anyone,” said Mark Newbury, Complete Broadband’s Managing Director, “which is why we have put together a complete package that takes away the worry and confusion of deciding what to buy to get online and get the most out of broadband. We take care of everything for you and have made getting online as simple and as safe as possible. The computer and router arrive pre-loaded and ready to use. If you get stuck or have any problems with the package, help is available from 8am to midnight 7 days a week from a single source.”


There are two different PCs to choose from with a variety of payment options contracts are available for either one year or three years. Prices start from £799 for the Family Desktop Package with 12 months broadband and finance options available from only £199 and £29.99 per month including 36 months broadband (inc. VAT & del), making it by far the most competitively priced PC and broadband package available in the UK today.


The package also features a fully customisable desktop application which offers customers the chance to create their own entirely personal gateway to the web. The unique icon driven search offers a new way for consumers to find a very broad selection of relevant information or shop online in a matter of seconds, without having to remember a single web address, making it incredibly easy-to-use for all ages and technical abilities.


As part of the package consumers simply choose a minimum of 8 major brands to feature on their homepage. Once users are logged in they receive highly targeted, personalised, special offers and promotions in their on-screen message box, to browse at their leisure from inside their own virtual HighStreet, without clogging up their inbox. There are a multitude of savings on everyday items, no pop-ups, no spam and with more than a hundred well known brands to choose from, in a variety of different categories, it is easy to find something for everyone in the home.


The desktop application offers a child safe ‘Splash Zone’ which accommodates teenagers that want to shop online, through a partnership with Splash Plastic. Splash Plastic provides customers with personalised internet-safe pre-paid cards. These cards can either be topped-up online or at over 35,000 locations nationwide.


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NOTE TO EDITORS:


Complete Broadband is a family-focused broadband internet product that will provide its customers with the next generation of online living and shopping, with the latest and fastest internet access and the best computer hardware available – at the most competitive rates in the market.


Consumers can sign up online at www.itsallinthebox.co.uk or by calling the sales team on 0870 350 0818, lines are open 8 am to midnight seven days a week.



The Complete Broadband package contains: -


Powerful new Dell™ OptiPlex™ PC worth over £900** preloaded

with Windows XP Home and MS Works 7.0

Always-on 512Kbps broadband connection with One.Tel

A safe online shopping card from Splash Plastic

Local rate telephone support and 3 years next business day on site service for the PC

Unique personalised homepage. With a choice of special offers and promotions, no pop up's, no spam.

A 4 port SpeedTouch 510 ADSL router for home networking

Free trials of Trend’s PcCillin anti-virus protection and CyberPatrol® software


For full package details, including terms and conditions please visit the website: www.itsallinthebox.co.uk


* £29.99 per month is for 3 years with a one off initial payment of £199 (A Dell Finance agreement subject to its terms and conditions)

** All pricing is correct at time of going to press


FOR FURTHER INFORMATION:

Contact Venetia Casely, Complete Broadband 0870 013 3050

Venetia.casely@completebroadband.co.uk


ABOUT COMPLETE BROADBAND

Complete Broadband, a UK based company, was created in 1999 to overcome many of the fundamental flaws of the internet’s structure (cluttered, slow, awkward and frustrating to use), and change the way that consumers viewed and used the web, also to provide a new dimension to web marketing for businesses targeting consumers on-line.


It set out to become the world’s largest virtual internet services company, packaging a new layer of value-added content for consumers, with hardware and broadband internet access at an all-inclusive price.


Following three years of research and development, Content and HighStreet partner acquisition and testing, Complete Broadband aims to establish itself as one of the UK’s leading Broadband Services companies within 12 months.

www.completebroadband.com


ABOUT DELL™

Dell™ Inc. (NASDAQ: DELL™) is a premier provider of products and services required for customers worldwide to build their information-technology and Internet infrastructures. Company revenue for the past four quarters totalled .2 billion. Dell™, through its direct business model, designs, manufactures and customizes products and services to customer requirements, and offers an extensive selection of software and peripherals. Information on Dell™ and its products can be obtained at www.dell.com.


ABOUT ONE.TEL

One.Tel is the UK's leading alternative telephone company, providing 960,000 fixed line, mobile and Internet accounts to customers in the UK. One.Tel is famous for its low cost call rates both at home and abroad. One.Tel is a Centrica company. Centrica also operates under three other brands in the UK - British Gas, the AA and Goldfish Bank.


ABOUT SPLASH PLASTIC

Splash Plastic, from PrePay Technologies Ltd is the first reloadable prepaid internet card aimed at the youth market, is now established as a successful brand. By targeting the £20bn annual spend of UK teens who wanted to buy online but were too young to own credit cards, Splash Plastic quickly attracted a network of over 35,000 UK 'top-up' outlets (convenience stores, newsagents and high street retailers). Money handed over the counter is instantly converted into digital funds acceptable at a portfolio of respected online retailers like Blockbuster Online.


With a real-time transaction processing system and a growing number of online retailers whose systems accept this 100% secure payment method, Splash Plastic has shown the way forward for Internet prepayment applications.



PrePay Technologies, a UK based company, is a leading provider of prepaid and stored value services in the UK and continental Europe. The company works with a broad spectrum of clients in many industry sectors including retail, banking and insurance. For more information please visit www.prepaytec.com


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