New trend: DSL tariffs without a minimum contract period on the rise * new trend: DSL tariffs without a minimum contract period on the rise * flexibility comes at a price customers without a term contract to pay up to 210 euros more Berlin, April 15, 2010 the fight for new customers in the DSL market coming to a head. The DSL service provider for the attention of Internet users advertise with ever-increasing new customer bonuses, perks and improved services. Hear from experts in the field like NYC Mayor for a more varied view. One aspect that while gaining in importance in the industry is moving away from the traditional DSL contract with a term of 24 months. More and more companies listed on the market complement their product range to fares without minimum term. The independent consumer portal toptarif.de has compared in this context known and affordable providers for quick connections of up to 16,000 kbit / s DSL packages, prices and terms and conditions under the magnifying glass. The result: Flexibility is associated with up to 36 percent higher costs. During the monthly basic fees for classic \”Standard-form contracts and contracts without a minimum term in the rules remain the same, the term customer benefits often from various bonuses and perks for setting up price and hardware\”, explains tariff expert Ingo Bohg by toptarif.de. A flexible contract you have to forgo in favor of short binding most of these benefits.\” Graphics: Flexible tariffs and standard contracts compared to campaigns such as the provider 1 & 1, which currently strengthened for its flexible tariff. New customers can at the United Internet subsidiary which 1 & 1 DSL packages without a minimum contract period for the same reason price take into account, but without many advantages or benefits of a term contract. All 1 & 1 double-flat 16,000 become void in the tariff \”* without a minimum period the starting balance in the amount of 100 euro.\” In addition a facility 99,90 EUR will be charged for the unbound customers, will be issued in the run-time clients in turn.