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Score: 3.3/10  [1 review]
1 out of 5
ProdID: 821 - 0800 ReconX
Supplied by 0800 RECONX

0800 ReconX
Price:
$84.00 per month and up
Available:
0800 RECONX

0800 ReconX product reviews

Welcome to the freedom of 0800 RECONX where everyone is approved for prepaid home phone service. We're in the business of keeping you connected with very competitive prepaid long distance rates, and unlimited restriction free dial-up Internet.

Our landline service comprises of industry standard features, competitive rates, and top quality customer service. We pride ourselves in our ability to make each and every customer feel special.

Tired of your ISP? We also offer dial-up Internet access at very competitive rates! Check out our Services page for more information on our new dial-up Internet Accounts, or call us at 0800 RECONX.

Order online today and we'll have your new landline or Internet dial-up account connected in less than ten days.

NOTE: This company has ceased trading, and the toll-free number has been assigned to a new company that offers services that are in NO WAY related to this. Please be respectful, and do not call them for phone reconnection services.



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Review by: tucker (Karl)
Dated: 17th of December, 2005

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This Review: 3.3/10
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Score 10 out of 10
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Score 1 out of 10
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Score 1 out of 10
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Let's see, where do we begin... Why would anyone want this service... simple, because they can not afford to pay their phone bill, at around $50 per month plus tolls and extras. So we can safely assume the worst 'offenders' would the the toll-junkies... so the cure is, naturally, a toll-bar.

So, to have a basic phone service, with free local calling, access to emergency services, and the ever-handy toll-free 0800 numbers... you could expect a monthly bill of under $50 regular as clockwork. For the same services, these guys will charge you $84.00 per month, that's an extra$34 a month... so I still fail to see why anyone would choose this service... unless telecom had already blocked them off and blacklisted them... and having known someone who managed to run their bill up into the $1200+ range and still have a phone line... you'de have to be a total moron toll-junkie to get blacklisted by the corporate giant. In which case you should NEVER be allowed a phone anyway, you can't be responsible!

ReconX also offer extra services, the same as Telecom offer, at about twice the price... and you have to pre-pay it all! if you can afford that, why not just give Telecom a huge wad of cash, get your account back, and just pre-pay them and save yourself a lot of money.

Overall, though this service may be a great money-spinner for the company, and a saving grace to a minority of irresponsible consumers, it is an utter rip-off and waste of money to the rest of us. Don't waste your time, get a budget sorted out and stop ringing the 0900 numbers!

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