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Topic # 113936 1-Feb-2013 23:35 Send private message

Looks like they didn't pay their bill :(





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  Reply # 754619 1-Feb-2013 23:55 Send private message

Never heard of them before, but the URL just loads a 403 forbidden page for me.

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  Reply # 754622 2-Feb-2013 00:04 Send private message

Hah! As it turns out Hosting Direct have blocked me from their Twitter, but nothing written on there about it, The Party's twitter is now inactive + their website is dead so this is the end.




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  Reply # 754623 2-Feb-2013 00:07 Send private message

Time to switch to "The Party ISP 2013 Ltd"?

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  Reply # 754625 2-Feb-2013 00:14 Send private message

Wow. They didn't even last five months. Looks like someone's business plan had some holes in it...






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  Reply # 754632 2-Feb-2013 01:06 Send private message

Did you have codev.co.nz hosted there per chance? Because that's down.



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  Reply # 754634 2-Feb-2013 01:15 Send private message

https://www.facebook.com/ThePartyIsp 

This seems to be redirecting to the Facebook main page.

The Party ISP really has just fallen off the face of the earth.

Well, except for this Google cached page
http://webcache.googleusercontent.com/search?q=cache:-BzAhcF5LpgJ:www.theparty.co.nz/aboutus.php+&cd=1&hl=en&ct=clnk&gl=nz



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  Reply # 754729 2-Feb-2013 10:35 Send private message

codev.co.nz is long gone, just haven't updated here.

There is a message on their support phone number too, saying they are no longer providing internet services: 0508 272 789




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  Reply # 754738 2-Feb-2013 11:00 Send private message

the who?

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  Reply # 754757 2-Feb-2013 12:34 Send private message

Trust HD to put up a page like that - specifically spelling out non-payment is quite unprofessional but par for course for HD



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  Reply # 754786 2-Feb-2013 15:13 Send private message

I had a good old chat with Ben when I called up about it.
Was rather interesting. Won't post the information here though, don't want to cause problems for them.




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  Reply # 754787 2-Feb-2013 15:14

nitrotech: Trust HD to put up a page like that - specifically spelling out non-payment is quite unprofessional but par for course for HD


I don't really see how that is unprofessional - the consumer has a right to know why their internet has been disconnected.



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  Reply # 754789 2-Feb-2013 15:23 Send private message

HD have come a looong way since the old days :)
It definitely seems fair enough to let the consumer know what's happened.
I wonder how many customers they actually had.




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  Reply # 754792 2-Feb-2013 15:48 Send private message

danielfaulknor: HD have come a looong way since the old days :)
It definitely seems fair enough to let the consumer know what's happened.
I wonder how many customers they actually had.


not many since they went broke and not even the media have picked up on the fact that its gone under.



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  Reply # 754793 2-Feb-2013 15:59 Send private message

Good point.

It was nice while it lasted however, I could max out my line 24/7.
Didn't really expect them to stick around though




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  Reply # 754808 2-Feb-2013 17:11 Send private message

danielfaulknor: HD have come a looong way since the old days :)
It definitely seems fair enough to let the consumer know what's happened.
I wonder how many customers they actually had.



Ben will be Ben is all I can say and I don't see that changing any time soon.





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