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Topic # 111920 19-Nov-2012 18:54 Send private message

Thanks Xnet for the years of great service and support, unfortunately I have changed ISPs for better data.





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  Reply # 719898 20-Nov-2012 08:07 Send private message

I'll jump on that band wagon... thanks XNet I have moved on as well.  It was a good (not necessarily great) 8 years or so, but it was time for a change. I've now got fibre to the house.



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  Reply # 719908 20-Nov-2012 08:41 Send private message

I envy you Bucko, I would love to have fibre but from what I have found im not getting it laid out my way until 2014.




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  Reply # 724433 28-Nov-2012 23:02 Send private message

+1 VDLS here I come.

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  Reply # 724458 29-Nov-2012 06:16 Send private message

What is VDLS? :-P






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  Reply # 724514 29-Nov-2012 09:07 Send private message

Im guessing he means VDSL but typed it too fast?




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  Reply # 724812 29-Nov-2012 18:38 Send private message

I have signed to move away, the transfer has not happened yet, but will any day.
I am going to save about $30 per month hopefully.




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  Reply # 724827 29-Nov-2012 18:58 Send private message

My bill use to be in the 100-130 range, now $90 with more data.




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Reply # 724842 29-Nov-2012 19:35 Send private message

johnr: What is VDLS? :-P

Venereal Disease Like Syphilis




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  Reply # 724843 29-Nov-2012 19:37 Send private message

Dratsab:
johnr: What is VDLS? :-P

Venereal Disease Like Syphilis



I think there's a cream for that ;-)

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  Reply # 724847 29-Nov-2012 19:44 Send private message

nedkelly: Im guessing he means VDSL but typed it too fast?


You connection is just too slow to keep up! Wink

I have another two households about to do the same.  Xnet was good in it's day but we're moving to one of the newer and cheaper plans elsewhere.

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  Reply # 724848 29-Nov-2012 19:47 Send private message

But seriously...

I've jumped ship recently too.

Can't fault the customer service or the magnificent support here on Geekzone from maverick and Cameronn. I was with Xnet for almost 5 years and always found the service reliable, but my bills have gone down from ~100/month to $65/month and I get a truckload more data!

However, I like the 5GB plan they're about to put out - superb plan for people like my parents who are currently on dial up and don't need much data but don't really want to pay more to get broadband.




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  Reply # 724855 29-Nov-2012 19:58 Send private message

Dratsab: However, I like the 5GB plan they're about to put out - superb plan for people like my parents who are currently on dial up and don't need much data but don't really want to pay more to get broadband.


I wondered if people posting after the 26th November read the other thread about new prices...






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  Reply # 724957 29-Nov-2012 23:49 Send private message

I am aware of the new pricing from 1 Dec but compass have newer equipment and are running Annex M, Xnet are still just reselling telecom.
I am keeping my VFX however.




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  Reply # 724973 30-Nov-2012 04:29 Send private message

You mean reselling Chorus... Telecom is not a wholesaler for ages.




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  Reply # 725039 30-Nov-2012 09:59 Send private message

freitasm: 

I wondered if people posting after the 26th November read the other thread about new prices...



To be equitable I should say that now Xnet competes very well for low usage users, but still behind others providers in high usage range. Try to watch online movies or TV programs with good quality and then check your bill...

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