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  Reply # 356816 26-Jul-2010 22:46 Send private message

nate:
doozy: If you have a letter that states you will be moved to Pro and not Adventure I'd be very interested in seeing it!


Sorry for the delay doozy (PM me and I'll email you the original PDF):



Re-read the last paragraph Nate!



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  Reply # 356957 27-Jul-2010 10:07 Send private message

Guh!! Just found out that as I am a TiVo customer, they wouldn't have been recording my data usage anyway regardless of my plan.

 

I have been suffering the sometimes painfully slow speeds of Big Time for the last 8-9 months when i could have been enjoying glorious FS/FS.

 

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  Reply # 357234 27-Jul-2010 17:18 Send private message

oh man, DUH !!
There is one in every bunch I guess !!
Enjoy it while it lasts as it probably won't last very long now !!

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  Reply # 357259 27-Jul-2010 17:59 Send private message

Kiwi1971: Guh!! Just found out that as I am a TiVo customer, they wouldn't have been recording my data usage anyway regardless of my plan.

 

I have been suffering the sometimes painfully slow speeds of Big Time for the last 8-9 months when i could have been enjoying glorious FS/FS.

 

DS


Wait .. let me get this right.. If I pay to become a tivo customer, I can leech as much as I want, on full speed, without paying any data charges?


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  Reply # 357263 27-Jul-2010 18:02 Send private message

Lias:
Kiwi1971: Guh!! Just found out that as I am a TiVo customer, they wouldn't have been recording my data usage anyway regardless of my plan.

 

I have been suffering the sometimes painfully slow speeds of Big Time for the last 8-9 months when i could have been enjoying glorious FS/FS.

 

DS


Wait .. let me get this right.. If I pay to become a tivo customer, I can leech as much as I want, on full speed, without paying any data charges?



hahaha, i want sum confirmation on this too :P




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  Reply # 357264 27-Jul-2010 18:03 Send private message

cokeman2:
Lias:
Kiwi1971: Guh!! Just found out that as I am a TiVo customer, they wouldn't have been recording my data usage anyway regardless of my plan.

 

I have been suffering the sometimes painfully slow speeds of Big Time for the last 8-9 months when i could have been enjoying glorious FS/FS.

 

DS


Wait .. let me get this right.. If I pay to become a tivo customer, I can leech as much as I want, on full speed, without paying any data charges?



hahaha, i want sum confirmation on this too :P


Sounds too good to be true.. The website says TIVO traffic doesnt alter your cap, but I wonder how they differentiate.

I'd actually think about sticking with Telecom on a Pro plan if this is the case.

Oh telecom posters, wherefor art thou!

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  Reply # 357272 27-Jul-2010 18:15 Send private message

Wow.. unbelievable..
Talk about shooting yourself in the foot kiwi1971.
"I'm getting something for free that no-one else is so I'll tell everyone about it ! "

If you are getting it I don't think it will be for much longer now...

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  Reply # 357299 27-Jul-2010 19:00 Send private message

cafeg: Wow.. unbelievable..
Talk about shooting yourself in the foot kiwi1971.
"I'm getting something for free that no-one else is so I'll tell everyone about it ! "

If you are getting it I don't think it will be for much longer now...


Telecom always marketed TiVo as not taking data usage of your monthly cap. Do you think you could get the proxy settings or something to get free net on any other device? 





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  Reply # 357310 27-Jul-2010 19:11 Send private message

It's supposed to be Tivo traffic doesn't count towards your data cap, not all traffic doesn't.

Pretty funny, Telecom have had a bad run with traffic accounting issues/errors in the last year or so.

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  Reply # 357348 27-Jul-2010 20:17 Send private message

cafeg: Wow.. unbelievable..
Talk about shooting yourself in the foot kiwi1971.
"I'm getting something for free that no-one else is so I'll tell everyone about it ! "

If you are getting it I don't think it will be for much longer now...


Really, shooting myself in the foot, I don't think so, considering there is an existing thread about this that has been here for months and it was Telecom's customer service who told me about data not being recorded, so obviously Telecom are totally aware of it. A few posts appearing in a forum isn't going to set off any alarms. Stop pretending like you have found some kind of secret free-beer tap on the back wall of a brewery.
I only made a post in an existing thread about how annoying it was that I didn't even realise this was happening.

Edit: and why post twice having a go at me saying the same thing in two different ways?
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  Reply # 357512 28-Jul-2010 01:50 Send private message

So you could go on Total Home Starter (with no addons) and as long as you've bought a Tivo from Telecom you in practice get unlimited that is not heavily managed (like normal plans and unlike Big Time) adsl for $70/month!

Sure there is the one off cost to buy the Tivo ($718), or you pay that monthly rate (~$20/month for 36 months) but you get the Tivo out of that.

This can't be intentional or last surely, given that they are shutting down Big Time for being not economically viable.


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  Reply # 357527 28-Jul-2010 07:01 Send private message

Ragnor: So you could go on Total Home Starter (with no addons) and as long as you've bought a Tivo from Telecom you in practice get unlimited that is not heavily managed (like normal plans and unlike Big Time) adsl for $70/month!

Sure there is the one off cost to buy the Tivo ($718), or you pay that monthly rate (~$20/month for 36 months) but you get the Tivo out of that.

This can't be intentional or last surely, given that they are shutting down Big Time for being not economically viable.



Or until they fix the problem which could be tommorrow or the next day or it could be next month ???
But you will have already bought a TiVo so TiVo sales will go up !
And you will locked into a total home contract again...

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  Reply # 357543 28-Jul-2010 08:34 Send private message

Ragnor: So you could go on Total Home Starter (with no addons) and as long as you've bought a Tivo from Telecom you in practice get unlimited that is not heavily managed (like normal plans and unlike Big Time) adsl for $70/month!

Sure there is the one off cost to buy the Tivo ($718), or you pay that monthly rate (~$20/month for 36 months) but you get the Tivo out of that.

This can't be intentional or last surely, given that they are shutting down Big Time for being not economically viable.



I wondered yesterday if it was actually the TiVo unmetered situation that prompted the big Time shut down as a way to manage it. But as most TiVo owners [also on Telecom broadband] probably don't even realise they are not being recorded and just wait for the 80% usage email rather than actually checking online, they are in all likeliness using their broadband economically as normal to avoid hitting their usage cap. I assumed my usage meter was stuck on 1MB for 8 moinths because I was on an uncapped plan.

With TiVo now non-exclusive to Telecom, they will possibly address the issue soon [as Cafeg suggested] or simply keep the status quo for their own customers who purchased it through them, Possibly they haven't got any effective or reliable way to differentiate between TiVo BB usage and general usage and so to prevent people not using CASPA in fear of spunking their allowance, they simply don't worry about it.

We shall see.



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  Reply # 357556 28-Jul-2010 08:53 Send private message

Lias:
cokeman2:
Lias:
Kiwi1971: Guh!! Just found out that as I am a TiVo customer, they wouldn't have been recording my data usage anyway regardless of my plan.

 

I have been suffering the sometimes painfully slow speeds of Big Time for the last 8-9 months when i could have been enjoying glorious FS/FS.

 

DS


Wait .. let me get this right.. If I pay to become a tivo customer, I can leech as much as I want, on full speed, without paying any data charges?



hahaha, i want sum confirmation on this too :P


Sounds too good to be true.. The website says TIVO traffic doesnt alter your cap, but I wonder how they differentiate.

I'd actually think about sticking with Telecom on a Pro plan if this is the case.

Oh telecom posters, wherefor art thou!


here ... and no comment! 




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  Reply # 357561 28-Jul-2010 08:58 Send private message

here ... and no comment! 


Fine but can we arrange some kind of secret signal you can use when it is all about to come to an end?own.
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