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Topic # 112603 13-Dec-2012 20:10 Send private message

We are currently on a plan with Orcon 

home phone, national calling and net with a fixed ip which is about 110 dollars a month

Basically the same plan is being offered for $75, the only difference being being that it uses a dynamic ip address.

I need a fixed IP as i administer a few sites and access is restricted by ip for certain sections of these sites, but surely a fixed ip isn't worth 35 or so dollars a month is it?



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  Reply # 732263 13-Dec-2012 20:38 Send private message

Same here with Vodafone, they want $20 a month (but there are so other things included with it as well), just want a fixed IP and prepared to pay a reasonable fee for it $3-$5 a month, but $20 or $35 not reasonable

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  Reply # 732669 14-Dec-2012 17:30 Send private message

Hi guys,

We currently don't have a static IP option on the new plans, they're all dynamic.

From what I understand the idea is being kicked around and is in the pipeline but we've got no confirmed dates or anything like that - in short, no static IPs on these new plans for now - apologies.

Cheers,

Cam

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  Reply # 732673 14-Dec-2012 17:35 Send private message

This is why I am with Snap, i get a /29 subnet for $21 a month

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  Reply # 732824 14-Dec-2012 23:33 Send private message

My dynamic stays the same for quite a while.  If it changes I access my restricted sites again via WHM panel on the servers, and updating the new ip into my WHM config.  It's a bit of a pain but free.

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  Reply # 732825 14-Dec-2012 23:39 Send private message

I got one free with a telecom home plan.



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  Reply # 734613 18-Dec-2012 22:07 Send private message

Thanks for that, I'll hang with Orcon for a bit longer and see what comes up.

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  Reply # 734643 18-Dec-2012 23:12 Send private message

On my old LLU naked plan the IP address never ever changed even though i don't think it was "static"





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  Reply # 734647 18-Dec-2012 23:20 Send private message

the last IP address I had with orcon before going to Genius stayed the same for 3 yrs how much more static than that do you want even modem resets/reboots did not change the IP




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