That is correct, first year prices are promo prices and do go up a bit after the first term is completed. The Free Home Phone is only Free for the first term, after that it's a paid service.
Yes fergless it always amazes (amuses) me how many people intentionally are illiterate, dyslexic, have Add or perhaps Alzheimer when they sign up with any,I REPEAT any ISP. The initial almighty $ sign (promo)seems to BLIND them until renewal TIME then it's I am getting screwed. DOH! where is the any key DOH!