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  Reply # 676490 24-Aug-2012 16:18 Send private message

I signed up for the Big Value pack as my TalkTextData valuepack expired the day after the Big pack was announced :-) I reckon it's awesome value.

Remember to cancel your "renewal" of your previous TalkTextData pack, you don't want to be paying for two... unless you really want to? lol

I just received an automated TXT saying the Data for the Big Value Pack has gone up from 400MB to 500MB - but I'm not sure if that is just for this 1st month or whether it is for every month.


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  Reply # 676492 24-Aug-2012 16:21 Send private message

It has to be ongoing as the packs are ongoing for telecom and the pack has been upgraded

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  Reply # 676496 24-Aug-2012 16:32 Send private message

yes the Data has gone up to 500MB now. it is now updated on telecom site too. Great price war happening here.




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  Reply # 676497 24-Aug-2012 16:35 Send private message

woohoo for the customers.. they are the biggest winners in this war.. which was LOOONG TIME DUE..

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  Reply # 676500 24-Aug-2012 16:45 Send private message

That's correct... Just received the press release:


The recently launched ?Big Value Pack? just got better with customers now enjoying 500MB of included data instead of 400MB, plus 60 minutes and 5000 texts for just $19 a month.





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  Reply # 676502 24-Aug-2012 16:49 Send private message

Being on a postpaid plan kind of sucks now :(




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  Reply # 676508 24-Aug-2012 16:54 Send private message

lokhor: Being on a postpaid plan kind of sucks now :(


LOL... how long left for your plan to finish..?

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  Reply # 676509 24-Aug-2012 16:54 Send private message

lokhor: Being on a postpaid plan kind of sucks now :(


it does and I feel left out as a postpaid customer.




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  Reply # 676517 24-Aug-2012 17:14 Send private message

sidders80:
lokhor: Being on a postpaid plan kind of sucks now :(


it does and I feel left out as a postpaid customer.


Just looking at their postpaid plans
this new deal is better value than three of the postpaid plans, hope they get some increase.

The talk n txt $30, smartphone $40, the blackberry $50 plan all give you less for more $.

I hope these get adjusted?

My wife is locked in on contract to the smartphone $40, really annoying that a $19 prepay deal will give her more minutes and txts for less than half the price . . . . .



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  Reply # 676519 24-Aug-2012 17:15 Send private message

Johnk:
sidders80:
lokhor: Being on a postpaid plan kind of sucks now :(


it does and I feel left out as a postpaid customer.


Just looking at their postpaid plans
this new deal is better value than three of the postpaid plans, hope they get some increase.

The talk n txt $30, smartphone $40, the blackberry $50 plan all give you less for more $.

I hope these get adjusted?

My wife is locked in on contract to the smartphone $40, really annoying that a $19 prepay deal will give her more minutes and txts for less than half the price . . . . .




Needless to say, avoid postpaid if you can afford to pay for the full price of a mobile phone.

And, avoid postpaid completely.

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  Reply # 676523 24-Aug-2012 17:20 Send private message

lokhor: Being on a postpaid plan kind of sucks now :(


I use less than 1GB a month and should really move to these cheaper plans...






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  Reply # 676526 24-Aug-2012 17:23 Send private message

heavenlywild:
Johnk:
sidders80:
lokhor: Being on a postpaid plan kind of sucks now :(


it does and I feel left out as a postpaid customer.


Just looking at their postpaid plans
this new deal is better value than three of the postpaid plans, hope they get some increase.

The talk n txt $30, smartphone $40, the blackberry $50 plan all give you less for more $.

I hope these get adjusted?

My wife is locked in on contract to the smartphone $40, really annoying that a $19 prepay deal will give her more minutes and txts for less than half the price . . . . .




Needless to say, avoid postpaid if you can afford to pay for the full price of a mobile phone.

And, avoid postpaid completely.


although if you sign up right now for 12 months on smartphone $40 you only get $40 off phone, two months on prepay and your back at square one saving money . . .

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  Reply # 676556 24-Aug-2012 19:14 Send private message

Unlikely that post paid plans will be changed due to the nature of the beast. Lock you in for 12 or 24 months..




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  Reply # 676564 24-Aug-2012 19:37 Send private message

old3eyes: Unlikely that post paid plans will be changed due to the nature of the beast. Lock you in for 12 or 24 months..


Untrue. You only get locked into a term plan if you want a phone subsidy.





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  Reply # 676593 24-Aug-2012 21:29 Send private message

can anyone tell me if there is an auto topup feature?

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