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  Reply # 1030968 25-Apr-2014 10:36 4 people support this post Send private message

I wouldn't class his post as astroturfing at all. It's clear he's from Snap and he prefaced it with "BLATANT PLUG"...

I mean, it's not classy, but it's not astroturfing either :-)

Cheers - N


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  Reply # 1030969 25-Apr-2014 10:36 10 people support this post Send private message

Oh, and having seen our ad for this service, I am not entirely sure we can hold the high ground on classy.

Cheers - N


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  Reply # 1030980 25-Apr-2014 10:43 Send private message

firefuze: fyi - My "Unlimited" TiVo broadband package has started to be metered! ;( 

No communication advising this has come from Telecom, my month has just rolled over and metering has started...

Other TiVo owners should check...



It stopped a few hours later.




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  Reply # 1030985 25-Apr-2014 10:46 One person supports this post Send private message

Talkiet: I wouldn't class his post as astroturfing at all. It's clear he's from Snap and he prefaced it with "BLATANT PLUG"...

I mean, it's not classy, but it's not astroturfing either :-)

Cheers - N



I am with Neil on this one folks. It's a bit different from other users who I ended blocking from posting in some forums (yes, a new "feature" introduced a couple of months back).





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  Reply # 1030987 25-Apr-2014 10:48 4 people support this post Send private message

Talkiet: Oh, and having seen our ad for this service, I am not entirely sure we can hold the high ground on classy.

Cheers - N



I think it's called being ironic. While I see the ad for the truly horrific rapping, appalling humor and sometimes questionable scenes... I personally think it's quite humorous and a major departure from the somewhat stale and traditional forms of advertising we have used in the past..

Or otherwise said... h8ters gonna h8. Word!!




I work for Spark, but as always my views are my own.

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  Reply # 1031036 25-Apr-2014 12:17 Send private message

freitasm:
Talkiet: I wouldn't class his post as astroturfing at all. It's clear he's from Snap and he prefaced it with "BLATANT PLUG"...

I mean, it's not classy, but it's not astroturfing either :-)

Cheers - N



I am with Neil on this one folks. It's a bit different from other users who I ended blocking from posting in some forums (yes, a new "feature" introduced a couple of months back).



Yeah, not astroturfing, but still.

This forum would be a lot less fun if every thread on each ISP sub forum was filled with posts from other ISPs saying ' hey we have xxxx, switch to us'


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  Reply # 1031131 25-Apr-2014 14:41 Send private message

plambrechtsen:
NonprayingMantis:
quakeguy: BLATANT PLUG: Snap do unlimited between 1am and 7am for anyone with a data pack - and we won't traffic manage a thing. :-)


Just FYI, Mauricio doesn't look too kindly on ISP staff posting stuff like that in other ISPs threads.


Yep... no astroturfing is even part of the FUG


Surely it's not astroturfing when the post literally says "plug" and the poster is identified in the side bar as working for said company.

Cheers,
Joseph

Edit. Whoops, lol. Didn't realise I was on the penultimate page of the thread. Carry on please!

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  Reply # 1031176 25-Apr-2014 15:37 Send private message

Wonder if I'd get a discount for being on a congested ASAM no need to throttle traffic...

Tim

P.S. result below blazingly fast at the moment...

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  Reply # 1031178 25-Apr-2014 15:47 Send private message

NZtimbo: Wonder if I'd get a discount for being on a congested ASAM no need to throttle traffic...


lol. nope.


that speed is pretty good for a congested node mind you.

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  Reply # 1031204 25-Apr-2014 16:36 Send private message

As the old saying goes, you get what you pay for. I won't use an unlimited plan for that reason.

Nice to see Telecom, the market copiers putting one on their 'round-to-it' list.


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  Reply # 1031240 25-Apr-2014 17:11 Send private message

Talkiet: Oh, and having seen our ad for this service, I am not entirely sure we can hold the high ground on classy.

Cheers - N



HA HA, the add is an insult to all things vaguely intelligent.




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  Reply # 1031388 25-Apr-2014 22:43 Send private message

since it's not advertised, how much is telecom's 500gb plan?
and - if I move to postpaid mobile, can my excess usage be $0.00 (to behave like a prepay)?

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  Reply # 1031405 25-Apr-2014 23:49 Send private message

joker97: since it's not advertised, how much is telecom's 500gb plan?
and - if I move to postpaid mobile, can my excess usage be $0.00 (to behave like a prepay)?


I emailed Telecom to ask about the 500GB pricing so if you don't get the answer from someone else here I will let you know when Telecom reply.





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  Reply # 1031406 25-Apr-2014 23:55 One person supports this post Send private message

Telecom Home Package - 500GB  $119.00

+10 dollars for VDSL (from my feb bill)


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  Reply # 1031407 26-Apr-2014 00:08 Send private message

cool ... if i convert my $19 prepay to postpaid that will deduct $10 ...

i wonder if i can set a zero excess usage

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