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Topic # 191172 26-Jan-2016 17:58
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So I got a free 6 month promo code with a spark sim card so though I'd give it a go. Couldn't use my aussie visa debit so had to use the other half's kiwi visa - no problems, all signed up and go to watch something but it says no joy pal - you're not in UnZud.

 

I use getflix to get netflix and hulu etc so this is obviously the problem - is there an easy fix to get around this? I don't want to start messing with DNS's every time I want to watch neon (there's only a couple of shows I want to watch anyway).


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  Reply # 1479244 26-Jan-2016 18:10
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I'm not sure how much this helps, but I have SkyGo and things enabled on my DNS4Me setup, and it seems to work, but I'm also not using the DNS wholesale, but instead I'm using a Hosts file from them.


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  Reply # 1479246 26-Jan-2016 18:19
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I use Unotelly and cant get Neon to work even with Unotelly 'switched off'

 

I don't care as Neon doesn't interest me so can't be bothered trying to work out what the problem is, but pees the wife off


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  Reply # 1479248 26-Jan-2016 18:21
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the bigger question here is why are Spark giving away Neon subscriptions with their sim cards when they own Lightbox?

 

 

 

(especially since Neon is so utterly inferior to Lightbox.  I mean, I could understand the appeal of giving away Netflix subscriptions as a superior product, but surely nobody cares about Neon enough to make it worth bundling in with stuff)


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  Reply # 1479251 26-Jan-2016 18:23
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Neon is going the way of Quickflix, I reckon, and I've got a feeling they're betting that people will either use the service and like it, or forget they had the service and forget to cancel it after the 6 months ends.


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  Reply # 1479302 26-Jan-2016 19:29
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toejam316:

 

Neon is going the way of Quickflix, I reckon, and I've got a feeling they're betting that people will either use the service and like it, or forget they had the service and forget to cancel it after the 6 months ends.

 

 

 

 

quite funny cause they have a marketing agreement, quickflix sent all it's users and former uses a code for an extra month (so two in total) trial.


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  Reply # 1479338 26-Jan-2016 20:40
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Wade:

 

I use Unotelly and cant get Neon to work even with Unotelly 'switched off'

 

I don't care as Neon doesn't interest me so can't be bothered trying to work out what the problem is, but pees the wife off

 

 

I found that switching Unotelly back to DHCP and then restarting the browser fixed the issue.


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