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BT phone and broadband prices set to rise by up to 6.5%

BT is set to increase prices by up to 6.5% from December.

Broadband prices are going up by as much as 6.49% while standard line rental for direct debit customers will increase by £1 or 6.25%.

The telecoms giant said the majority of its customers were on all inclusive packages, adding that bills had decreased by 14% in the last five years.

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BT announces bill hikes 'putting pressure on familes'

Telecoms giant BT are putting up prices by more than six per cent, four times more than the cost of living, putting more pressure on families already struggling with household bills.

ITV News correspondent Marc Mallett reports on the changes:

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