New Peak and Off Peak Dial-up Rates Periods

Published 21/05/2004 15:40   |    Updated 27/06/2008 19:33
What are the new BT rates periods for dial-up connections?

On June 27th 2008, we changed the structure of our rates periods. This change applies to all of our Voice packages and also to our Dial-up Internet packages. It is important that you take note of this change and how it may affect your bill.


We previously classified rates as ‘day, evening and weekend’. On June 27th, this was simplified to be ‘peak and off peak’ which means that you will always know when you will benefit from our lower rates.


You new rates periods are as below since 27th June 2008:


Peak times will be:

7am – 7pm, Monday to Friday

Off Peak times will be:

7pm – 7am, Monday to Friday

7pm Friday – Midnight Friday

All day Saturday and Sunday

Midnight Sunday – 7am Monday


Note: All RoI Public Holidays will change to become rated the same as any other “normal” day.

To find out more about our updated pricing visit



Public holidays are observed in the Republic of Ireland on:

New Year's Day, 1 January
St Patrick's Day, 17 March
Easter Monday, moveable
Labour Day/May Day, the first Monday in May
June Holiday, the first Monday in June
August Holiday, the first Monday in August
October Holiday, the last Monday in October
Christmas Day, 25 December
St Stephen's Day, 26 December


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