Geekzone: technology news, blogs, forums
Guest
Welcome Guest.
You haven't logged in yet. If you don't have an account you can register now.

Filter this topic showing only the reply marked as answer View this topic in a long page with up to 500 replies per page Create new topic
1 | 2 | 3 | 4 
1673 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 138


  Reply # 713027 6-Nov-2012 16:50 Send private message

nzkiwiman: Does anyone know if having a 0GB data add-on for $0 still gives you unlimited data between 1 and 7am.
I was trying to see if I can be super cheap, and just have my base plan with 25GB of data + phone insurance for $77.20 a month and use the unlimited for all my downloading.



The website wording seems to indicate this is possible.





What website wording?  The press release indicates otherwise. 


Better yet, if you purchase an additional data pack then data usage nights between 1am and 7am is unmetered, and doesn’t count towards the monthly allowance.


It would be ludicrously good value if it's otherwise ;-) Actually it's already ludicrously good value, but that would take it right into Plaid value.

4776 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 535


  Reply # 713032 6-Nov-2012 17:09 Send private message

sidefx:
nzkiwiman: Does anyone know if having a 0GB data add-on for $0 still gives you unlimited data between 1 and 7am.
I was trying to see if I can be super cheap, and just have my base plan with 25GB of data + phone insurance for $77.20 a month and use the unlimited for all my downloading.



The website wording seems to indicate this is possible.





What website wording?  The press release indicates otherwise. 


Better yet, if you purchase an additional data pack then data usage nights between 1am and 7am is unmetered, and doesn’t count towards the monthly allowance.


It would be ludicrously good value if it's otherwise ;-) Actually it's already ludicrously good value, but that would take it right into Plaid value.


Spaceballs reference FTW!

566 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 8


  Reply # 713035 6-Nov-2012 17:12 Send private message

All our data packs come bundled with All You Can Eat Nights!
That means any data you use between 1am and 7am is unmetered and won't contribute to your data cap!

Data Pack
0 100 250 500 1000

0GB
of additional data usage per month.
$0.00

71 posts

Master Geek
+1 received by user: 5


  Reply # 713070 6-Nov-2012 18:01 Send private message

0 should be considered as "No, I do not want a data pack".

You'll see on the right hand side when you've added a data pack, it will show that you've ordered a data pack. Setting it to 0 shows no data pack at all.

624 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 64

Subscriber

  Reply # 713091 6-Nov-2012 19:07 Send private message

My street had UFB cables laid last week. Our cabinet has not been installed (I don't even know where it is) and Snap sent a flyer in the mail saying:

"Congratulations! You're one of the first areas in New Zealand to get Ultra-Fast Broadband, delivered over a brand new fibre network. With lightening fast speeds and bucketloads of data, you'll wonder how you ever managed without it."

They are offering the new plans. Snap's website is correct saying that UFB is not available at my place.

Could a snap employee make sure this doesn't happpen!!! Some people might be annoyed when Snap can't offer them UFB.




2631 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 95

Trusted
Subscriber

  Reply # 713223 6-Nov-2012 22:18 Send private message

I'm on the grandfathered $60 naked plan with 10Gb. Although 50Gb for $70 seems like much better value I would never come close to even using half that amount of data.

It would have been nice to still have a naked plan in the $50 - $60 price bracket, but it sounds like it's not likely to happen.

566 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 8


  Reply # 721900 23-Nov-2012 15:12 Send private message

Man I am loving the new unlimited nights.
I have 125GB for monthly usage, with my month starting on the 6th.

Have used 20GB of my regular cap, and 297GB of unlimited nights.

2391 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 292
Inactive user


  Reply # 721905 23-Nov-2012 15:22 Send private message

I have backed up about 120GB of data to crashplan since I started on the new plan

109 posts

Master Geek
+1 received by user: 3


  Reply # 721915 23-Nov-2012 15:53 Send private message

Yep being able to seed initial online backups in the 1-7am window was on of the reasons I decided to go with Snap for VDSL. I haven't started yet but with 10Mbps upload I reckon I can get 21GB uploaded per night without impacting my cap :)

1 | 2 | 3 | 4 
Filter this topic showing only the reply marked as answer View this topic in a long page with up to 500 replies per page Create new topic





Twitter »
Follow us to receive Twitter updates when new discussions are posted in our forums:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when news items and blogs are posted in our frontpage:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when new jobs are posted to our jobs board:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when tech item prices are listed in our price comparison site:




News »

Trending now »
Hot discussions in our forums right now:

Forms of government for New Zealand
Created by charsleysa, last reply by KiwiNZ on 20-Apr-2014 18:55 (120 replies)
Pages... 6 7 8


MH370 - Call for Search & Rescue Help
Created by DS248, last reply by Sideface on 17-Apr-2014 17:28 (735 replies)
Pages... 47 48 49


why does the tax payer have to pay for the prince and princess' 6 star holiday?
Created by joker97, last reply by Geektastic on 17-Apr-2014 15:49 (67 replies)
Pages... 3 4 5


Naked Broadband, who's made the switch.
Created by Presso, last reply by richms on 20-Apr-2014 23:04 (31 replies)
Pages... 2 3


galaxy s4 now on 4.4.2
Created by nzrock, last reply by jeffnz on 20-Apr-2014 14:10 (59 replies)
Pages... 2 3 4


Whats the best wife friendly media centre?
Created by amorpeth, last reply by jonolynn on 19-Apr-2014 20:20 (14 replies)

Snap suffering Trans-Tasman congestion 18/04?
Created by Lias, last reply by NonprayingMantis on 19-Apr-2014 00:05 (26 replies)
Pages... 2


Help ! Home business connection and VDSL dead. yikes.
Created by Scotsman, last reply by Scotsman on 17-Apr-2014 21:10 (26 replies)
Pages... 2



Geekzone Live »
Try automatic live updates from Geekzone directly in your browser, without refreshing the page, with Geekzone Live now.

Are you subscribed to our RSS feed? You can download the latest headlines and summaries from our stories directly to your computer or smartphone by using a feed reader.

Alternatively, you can receive a daily email with Geekzone updates.