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Topic # 138425 3-Jan-2014 16:09 Send private message

Just received the WxC invoice (we use VFX) via email and got this:











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  Reply # 960807 3-Jan-2014 16:24 Send private message

Are they unmetering Quickflix traffic?



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  Reply # 960808 3-Jan-2014 16:25 Send private message

No mention of it, so I doubt it.




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  Reply # 960848 3-Jan-2014 17:02 Send private message

mattwnz: Are they unmetering Quickflix traffic?


It is not unmetered, i.e. Quickflix traffic will be counted towards datacap.

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  Reply # 960927 3-Jan-2014 20:29 Send private message

More detail here:

http://www.quickflix.co.nz/wxc

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  Reply # 960936 3-Jan-2014 21:16 Send private message

seen similar offers from Countdown, and XBOX, recently. Must be going all out to sign people up

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  Reply # 960972 3-Jan-2014 23:45 Send private message

Regs: seen similar offers from Countdown, and XBOX, recently. Must be going all out to sign people up


Also there is a deal on tivo, which I think you get 2 free months. I also had an offer form HP for a 2 months free trial when I registered a new HP device.  I'm not giving it a go, becuase they require a credit card to be entered to qualify for the free trial, so you can't just get the free trial and automatically be unsubscribed from the service at the end of the free trial, if you chose not to sign up to the paid service. I could be wrong about this, but that is the way I read it. Also with it using bandwidth, and not being unmetered is a turn off. If they partnered with an ISP s, which could make it unmetered I may give them a go. We do certainly need them in the market to bring in more competition, but the content is also problem.

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  Reply # 960997 4-Jan-2014 08:13 One person supports this post Send private message

mattwnz:
Regs: seen similar offers from Countdown, and XBOX, recently. Must be going all out to sign people up


[snip] We do certainly need them in the market to bring in more competition, but the content is also problem.


I expect they need to get a critical mass of subscribers to make the service viable, which could then lead to improved content - but which comes first - the chicken or the egg?

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