Xavier Niel has kept his word: Free opened orders for the Freebox mini 4K right after you presented last week. At the end of the second week, all subscription scenarios are operational, the opportunity to take stock.
In less than a week and a half, has made mini Free Freebox 4K accessible to all: as new subscribers to all its customers.
An additional way to shine against his only rival in the segment of Android decoders and triple play less than 30 euros, Bouygues Telecom Bbox Miami which will be accessible to almost all in a few days, two months after launch to existing customers.
However we must not confuse order and pre-order. Or if Free was quickly honored the earliest commands, he warns that “due to the success of the Freebox mini 4K delivery can [now] be several weeks.”
Start new equipment and improve the attractiveness of a first price offer is the best way to attract new customers, it is no surprise that these Free serves first, both in terms of opening orders than shipments.
Subscriptions are open from the day of the presentation, and the first deliveries took place last week.
Cost: 19 euros for shipping and 29.99 Euros / month
Clients Freebox v5 Freebox Crystal and Alicebox
The Freebox mini 4K succeeds to return to the Freebox Crystal, which itself succeeded the Freebox v5 (she was only aesthetic update). The beneficiaries of these deals can order the upgrade since March 13.
It may seem obvious, but ISPs do not always offer the exchange of material, equivalent to supply and therefore at constant prices. And SFR did not allow its FTTH customers to move from the NB6 NB6v, which allows full use of the fiber 1 Gb / s, and Bouygues Telecom does not allow its FTTH customers in the first hour to pass 400 Mb / s to 1 Gb / s, although they are all eligible. It must be said that these are situations that concern only a few thousand customers, ISPs are justified by the high cost of developing a migration procedure.
Free invoice besides migration costs 50 euros plus shipping, but it offers the well, and it even delivers its customers without delay. The new equipment is shipped by Chronopost relay points and handed to the customer in exchange for his previous equipment (with all accessories).
The Alicebox customers are also affected since the beginning of the second week, according to the website specialized Busyspider, under the same conditions as the Freebox customers.
Cost: 69 euros fee and 29.99 Euros / month
Clients Freebox Revolution
Even more commendable since Tuesday Free enables customers to downgrade, that is to say to go to the Freebox Revolution offer the Freebox mini 4K.
However, the ISP does not fail to list its customers the benefits they will lose in from 37.97 to 29.99 euro / month, saving about 8 euros / month they will make their Freeplug PLC adapters, the housing Server no longer includes mini hard disk and the housing Player mini 4K over Blu-ray player, and calls to mobiles are no longer included.
According to the website TooSurToo, which compiles statistics for deliveries on the basis of statements of freenautes, it is no surprise that these commands Free is the less eager to honor.
The terms and fees are the same as for migrating from a Crystal Freebox.
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Note that Free does not propose to replace only the v6 Player by Player mini 4K and keep the Revolution offer, unlike SFR that can replace the decoder Evolution by Google decoder for the few days that he still sells .
Cost: 69 euros fee and 29.99 Euros / month
Actually the mini Player 4K is only offered to the Freebox Revolution subscribers, but in addition to the Player v6, under the Multi-TV service. The device is here provided with a PLC adapter Freeplug in the continuity of the supply service level. Also this time the package is sent home for 19 euros, and the service is charged 1.99 euros / month, against 4.99 euros / month for Lite v5 decoder (without hard drive) and 9.99 euros / month for Player v6.
Multi-TV service is offered to the beneficiaries of the Freebox mini 4K immediately after the migration request for former subscribers, or with a delay of a few days for new. Delivery and rental fees are the same as the Freebox Revolution offer, even if no PLC adapter is provided.
Finally Freebox v5 customers and Crystal Freebox v5 only access existing Lite decoders and v5, with or without hard disk, or 4.99 to 9.99 € / month. Presumably the mini Player 4K depends mini Server or Server v6 (technically identical), at least for direct control (timeshift) and for recordings.
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Cost: 19 euros fee and 1.99 euros / month
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