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  Reply # 142816 4-Jul-2008 08:09 Send private message

grant_k:
richms: Any word on naked dsl getting data banking and free offpeak? I am holding back on downloads waiting for it since it will make keeping a good ratio a lot cheaper.

You might want to have a read of this thread over at GP:

http://www.gpforums.co.nz/thread/319260/?s=

It seems as though Slingshot's Naked DSL is being treated very much as the poor cousin compared to their standard "Broadband" offerings which must be purchased in conjunction with a phone line rental.

Why they would choose to do that is anybody's guess.  Perhaps the margins on Naked DSL are just too tiny to be bothered with???


No not at all, we are simply working on Slingshot broadband at present.

However some postive changes for nDSL are in the pipeline. :)




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  Reply # 149242 18-Jul-2008 18:40

The new plans are interesting but I'm pretty happy with the old plan.    O.K you only get 6gb but the data blocks are reasonably priced at $10 for 10 Gigs & so on.   I also like the bar graph which shows your usage so well.    In fact the whole SS website works very well for me.    I've been with SS for about a year and very happy...

 

 



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  Reply # 149244 18-Jul-2008 18:48 Send private message

If you are willing to sign up for another 12 months, you can get data banking and free off peak on your existing plan. I know details are on their forums.



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  Reply # 149754 21-Jul-2008 08:49 Send private message

PhantomNZ: If you are willing to sign up for another 12 months, you can get data banking and free off peak on your existing plan. I know details are on their forums.


or look for the green lozenge on the right-hand side of my account




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  Reply # 151707 27-Jul-2008 01:34 Send private message

hi i'm on telecom phone and broadband.

if i only want to go to slingshot for broadband fs/fs 15g + free off peak, WITHOUT moving away from telecom calling (bcos i use their 0161 rates 4c/min to southeast asia), how do i do that? (i understand it is still $60 a month right)

also do i need to reconfigure my adsl router?



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  Reply # 151904 27-Jul-2008 20:43 Send private message

joker97: hi i'm on telecom phone and broadband.

if i only want to go to slingshot for broadband fs/fs 15g + free off peak, WITHOUT moving away from telecom calling (bcos i use their 0161 rates 4c/min to southeast asia), how do i do that? (i understand it is still $60 a month right)

also do i need to reconfigure my adsl router?


Call 0800 89 2000 or you can do it online www.slingshot.co.nz - click the Join Now link.

No problem keeping your calling with Telecom :)

You'll the enter your new username and password into your router once your connected with us. You'll receive an email advising the day.

username is entered in this format: username@jetbuster.co.nz

password is your account password.




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  Reply # 151909 27-Jul-2008 20:48 Send private message

also i've just read that slingshot will match competitors' rates -
i get charged $34 /month for phone line and get free local calls and 4c/min to malaysia and singapore - will slingshot match that? if they do i will gladly transfer everything across!

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  Reply # 151946 28-Jul-2008 05:54 Send private message

It's only a match on tolls not line rental.  Code dialling is excluded from the price matching.

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