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Master Geek

# 88666 20-Aug-2011 16:19
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Been thinking about it and was wondering if snap had ever considered a "Naked Data Plan" type of thing..

IE: you pay for what you use...
To my way of thinking this would be great for those of us who don't wish to be hassled with any kind of data cap etc, and I would be happy to pay a little extra for something like this...
Like, have the $55 and $75 base fees as they are in the main plans, BUT do NOT have a 5GB free to start, and make it so that it is something like $1.20 per GB right from the start and not get cheaper as you use more.
This would probably mean those that don't use a lot or want to watch their data caps etc would still go for the normal plans, but those (like me) who can use anywhere from 50GB up a mth, wouldn't have to worry about choosing the best amount on setup, and wouldn't have to worry about purchasing more nor worry about running out or doing lots of downloads to try to reach the cap I have set...

Anyway, it's just a thought to throw out there, and see what snap and other people might have to say about it.. Laughing

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Uber Geek


  # 509478 20-Aug-2011 23:16
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While they could easily do $1.20 per GB from a base level of say $65, they they wouldn't just yet as there isn't enough competition in the market and to some degree like most other ISPs, they will be counting on users not using up all their datacap.

If you want the more flexible pricing model then Xnet has exactly what you are after, but just don't expect to get the same level of service.

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Master Geek

  # 509656 21-Aug-2011 17:58
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Heheh well, I have actually just swapped over from X-Net onto Snap and don't really plan on going back ...

As I said, it was only a suggestion to see what people thought of the idea, as to me, just paying for what you use is a lot better idea than having data caps hanging around your neck. - but no matter, judging by the number of views and the number of replies it doesn't seem to be a great idea afterall Tongue out

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