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Topic # 100058 2-Apr-2012 16:02 Send private message

Snap, wondering if you are going to compete with Telecom's newest promotion that went live on the 1st (and not an April Fools joke) - double data on their Total Home Plans.

Currently paying $80/month for 35GB, phone is an extra $55 on top of that via Telstra Clear.
If I can convince everyone else, changing to Telecom Total Home Broadband will give ma 120GB and a Phone Line for $115 and I can add another 100GB for $40 if I really needed to download.

Now I love being with Snap! and changing is always a hassle no matter who you are changing to (and for reasons I don't understand everyone I live with HATES Telecom with a passion even though Telstra Clear have not been saints either). However Snap is looking rather out-dated in pricing and since I have been with the pricing has got more expensive.

Any comment?
Anything coming?

Thanks

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  Reply # 603979 2-Apr-2012 16:24 Send private message

I would second that, there appears to be a lot to like in the Snap offering except the caps/price ratio.

Jon

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  Reply # 603986 2-Apr-2012 16:29 Send private message

The total home broadband extra's are upgrades aren't they? e.g if you pay the $40 to get 100gb you only get 100gb not 160gb


Edit: Just saw current Telecom More Data Upgrade Promo

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  Reply # 603992 2-Apr-2012 16:36 Send private message

Give them a chance to look things over, The Telecom offer was launched 01/04 and you are asking on 02/04







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  Reply # 604002 2-Apr-2012 16:49 Send private message

johnr: Give them a chance to look things over, The Telecom offer was launched 01/04 and you are asking on 02/04



But things haven't been looked at for a while now (that the public know about, internally I can't comment of course)

However, I also don't expect a concrete answer in the next 2-4 hours though a nod in the 'its coming' direction would be nice. :-) (Though i'm not going to jump ship just because - pricing isn't always the thing I look for and I have been very very very very happy with Snap)

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  Reply # 604006 2-Apr-2012 16:55 Send private message

I would assume that data will jump up for all isp's. Go back 2-3 years and Telecom were the last ones to upgrade data now twice in a year I hope this is a benchmark for the rest of NZ's providers

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Ultimate Geek
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  Reply # 604039 2-Apr-2012 17:40 Send private message

I posted about this a month or so ago...
http://www.geekzone.co.nz/forums.asp?forumid=90&topicid=98035




Toys:  Samsung Galaxy S4 (Telecom), iPad 4, Roku, Apple TV, iPod Touch 4, Dell Inspiron 17R SE, Sony 40CX520, TiVo x2, Snap ADSL.

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  Reply # 604134 2-Apr-2012 20:41 Send private message

at the moment i pay $145 for 105 GB and phone with Snap , with the new telecom prices i can get a home phone and 120 GB of Data for $115, that's a big saving and more than makes up for (maybe) inferior speeds and service. i hope Snap take notice because it is tempting.

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  Reply # 606949 9-Apr-2012 08:24 Send private message

At this rate, even slingshot's 250GB plan which has been around for months is better value. I'd like to support snap but it will only go so far.

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  Reply # 607000 9-Apr-2012 10:51 Send private message

Hi guys,


I've heard from a friend that works at Snap that they are reviewing the data plans and should have more info in a week or two. ( Hopefully sooner)
Hopefully ralph can confirm.

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  Reply # 607011 9-Apr-2012 11:22 Send private message

I have a ticket in place to move to TelstraClear cable at the end of billing cycle on the 19th. If Snap can offer 40GB for $65 per month I will gladly stay. Otherwise adios amigos...

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Snap Internet

  Reply # 607265 10-Apr-2012 08:33 Send private message

Hi Guys,

We are constantly reviewing our plans and looking at revised pricing and larger data allowances. However at this stage we cannot confirm, but please keep and eye out on our website, facebook, twitter, Geekzone and GP Forums for any updates.

Thanks,





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  Reply # 607334 10-Apr-2012 11:05 Send private message

Cheers for the reply Ralph

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  Reply # 609170 14-Apr-2012 09:14 Send private message

hrmph - I want to stay but at $105 for 60GB from Telecom that comes WITH a landline is pretty damn good

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  Reply # 609180 14-Apr-2012 09:41 Send private message

khull: hrmph - I want to stay but at $105 for 60GB from Telecom that comes WITH a landline is pretty damn good


it comes with a 120GB

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Snap Internet

  Reply # 609239 14-Apr-2012 12:10 Send private message

Yes we hear you! Don’t worry we are putting alot of work into new plans over the past few months, and they are due to be released very very soon! (Days not weeks)




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@SnapInternet on Twitter
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