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.

View this topic in a long page with up to 500 replies per page Create new topic
1 | 2 
401 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 32

Trusted

  Reply # 605496 5-Apr-2012 08:58 Send private message

I was looking at where the connection came from and it said quickflix-s.akamaihd.net




Cpu: Phenom x4 955, Mobo: Asus M4A89TD, Ram: 8GBDDR3, GPU: EAH6870 , Hdd1: WD 500gb Blue, Hdd2: WD 500gb Blue, PSU: Corsair hx750, Case: Coolermaster Haf932, OS: Win 7 64bit Ultimate, Extras: Coolermaster V8 CPU cooler

3558 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 60

Trusted
WorldxChange

  Reply # 605505 5-Apr-2012 09:06 Send private message

it is hosted of the Akamai caches however not all of apparently and it is actually not guaranteed to be so idf not it would be pulled from international, we are looking at it though




Yes I am a employee of WxC (My Profile) ... but I do have my own opinions as well Wink

             

https://www.facebook.com/wxccommunications

401 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 32

Trusted

  Reply # 605507 5-Apr-2012 09:08 Send private message

oh ok, good thing I posted here then, dont want another 80gb month




Cpu: Phenom x4 955, Mobo: Asus M4A89TD, Ram: 8GBDDR3, GPU: EAH6870 , Hdd1: WD 500gb Blue, Hdd2: WD 500gb Blue, PSU: Corsair hx750, Case: Coolermaster Haf932, OS: Win 7 64bit Ultimate, Extras: Coolermaster V8 CPU cooler

840 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 59

Trusted

  Reply # 605553 5-Apr-2012 10:07 Send private message

Ned I believe at this stage none of the data for us with WXC is zero rated for Quickflix so don't be so certain you won't still have a 80gig month. I think Maverick is saying that at this stage customers should consider the content as not zero rated even with it partially being on Akamai.

Would this be correct Maverick???

2 posts

Wannabe Geek


  Reply # 951842 13-Dec-2013 19:12 Send private message

Although this thread has not been updated since April '12, I found it via a search for a query similar its topic so, I thought I would provide an update. Despite the mention in this thread, that Xnet were looking at zero rating Quickflix, I was told today (by Xnet customer service), that any content downloaded from Quickflix will count towards your plan's allowance.

This might not matter to those on an unlimited or high data plan but, for those on a limited or older plan (like myself), it will definitely make the service a little less desirable. I'm not sure if any ISPs zero rate Quickflix but thought I should add to this thread that Xnet, (at the time of writing), do not. Just to remove any doubt cast by posts on this page.

620 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 3


  Reply # 951919 13-Dec-2013 21:50 Send private message

Damn thats a shame, with Quickflix now on Tivo I could see myself using the service.  Been with WXC for many years now might need to reconsider and move to Telecom just for the zero rate deal.

61 posts

Master Geek
+1 received by user: 7


  Reply # 951935 13-Dec-2013 22:48 Send private message

rphenix: Damn thats a shame, with Quickflix now on Tivo I could see myself using the service.  Been with WXC for many years now might need to reconsider and move to Telecom just for the zero rate deal.


Bad news on this front. Quickflix won't be uncapped for TiVo Telecom customers soon (beginning of next year they say) only the EPG & software updates will be upcapped (which isn't much data anyway) when the billing/usage platform is ironed out. 

43 posts

Geek
+1 received by user: 2

Subscriber

  Reply # 955722 21-Dec-2013 09:40 Send private message

If not zero rated, the why not increase our data caps? (no additional cost of course)
I know I (meaning the kids) could use another 50 - 100GB per month on top of our existing 100.

1 | 2 
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 tech item prices are listed in our price comparison site:





Trending now »

Hot discussions in our forums right now:

Snap have failed our company!
Created by dafman, last reply by kornflake on 21-Oct-2014 23:04 (23 replies)
Pages... 2


Spark Socialiser
Created by freitasm, last reply by Flickky on 21-Oct-2014 22:10 (21 replies)
Pages... 2


Another Trade Me competitor: SellShed
Created by freitasm, last reply by jonathan18 on 21-Oct-2014 23:12 (32 replies)
Pages... 2 3


American legal jurisdiction in New Zealand
Created by ajobbins, last reply by gzt on 21-Oct-2014 14:58 (30 replies)
Pages... 2


Overcharged by Slingshot for months - warning to existing customers
Created by dusty42, last reply by richms on 21-Oct-2014 19:15 (27 replies)
Pages... 2


Why would Suresignal calls be worse quality than non-Suresignal calls from the same location?
Created by Geektastic, last reply by froob on 21-Oct-2014 08:21 (41 replies)
Pages... 2 3


Just bought a TiVo online. No wireless adaptor. Will a standard one work? Or do I need the TiVo one ?
Created by Limerick, last reply by graemeh on 20-Oct-2014 16:03 (11 replies)

Spark Socialiser and new plan
Created by saeran, last reply by eXDee on 21-Oct-2014 21:52 (10 replies)


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.