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Topic # 97654 19-Feb-2012 09:28 Send private message

Hi
I'm considering switching from Xtra 60GB Pro to Slingshot 100Gb bundle primarily because of the lower costs. Here in Christchurch I get consistent speeds with Xtra but I'm finding 60GB just isn't enough. I don't play games so ping times are not important but I download torrents so international speeds are more relevant. I'd be happy with 500KB/s for torrents as long as I could comfortably surf and download files etc at the same time. Can any Slingshot users share or comment on their speeds at "peak times" on the capped plans? And/or anything else worth mentioning to help me make up my mind.
Thanks

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  Reply # 583352 19-Feb-2012 09:32 Send private message

My advice would to simply read the last 10 or so threads in this forum and form your own opinion.


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  Reply # 583375 19-Feb-2012 11:36 Send private message

Ive changed to them fingers crossed
and I wouldnt advertise on here that you download torrents from overseas! 



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  Reply # 583381 19-Feb-2012 11:47 Send private message

Perhaps I shouldn't have mentioned that but I'm pretty sure that the AYCE plan is designed with that in mind . Let's face it, the ISPs are quite happy to take the business until Hollywood comes knocking.

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