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  Reply # 1968889 6-Mar-2018 13:46
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JPNZ:

 

And here it is... Confirmation from SKY finally. I notice no changes on Vodafone's website though ...

 

"Sky Television has meanwhile confirmed that customers who have unlimited broadband with Vodafone will be able to buy its new Sky Starter entry-level service for $14.91 a month, carrying over a $10 discount that previously applied to Sky Basic. "

 

 

 

As here : https://www.stuff.co.nz/business/industries/102007264/spark-and-sky-tv-sharpen-promotions

 

 

So, they haven't updated their pricing yet, but considering you get recording (saving $15-$20 compared with MySky) and save another $10, it may be worth doing with Vodafone. I'd consider it for Broadband, Freeview Recording (plus the rest of what is in Sky Starter) and the abaility to add Sky Sport for the Rugby season. Depends on pricing of course, but if the Start VodafoneTV package was around $110 it'd be OK value IMO.

 

Current package - Sky Basic and Fibre100 (or FibreX200) is $139.99 a month. The sky portion of that is $39.91 ($49.91 less $10 discount). Makes the Broadband + STB 'rent' portion $100 a month. The Starter package will be $14.91 incl $10 discount, so $115/month for Broadband and TV (including a recorder).

 

 

 

Next question - is the VodafoneTV GUI/Box any good?


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  Reply # 1968896 6-Mar-2018 13:53
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I get MySky free through Vodafone (so saving the $15) but have never heard of the $10 discount on basic so have been paying the $49.91.

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  Reply # 1968902 6-Mar-2018 14:00
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invisibleman18: I get MySky free through Vodafone (so saving the $15) but have never heard of the $10 discount on basic so have been paying the $49.91.

 

 

 

I believe its the $10 loyalty discount you get from Vodafone, not a sky discount as such.. 


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  Reply # 1968914 6-Mar-2018 14:12
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invisibleman18: I get MySky free through Vodafone (so saving the $15) but have never heard of the $10 discount on basic so have been paying the $49.91.

 

 

 

I believe its the $10 loyalty discount you get from Vodafone, not a sky discount as such.. 

 

 

Ahhh, yep, that makes sense.

 

 

 

Still, it will be interesting to see their pricing.


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  Reply # 1968936 6-Mar-2018 14:21
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Ah, well I do get a $10 discount on the broadband which I understood was due being in a 12 month contract and didn't think it was anything to do with having Sky.

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  Reply # 1970111 6-Mar-2018 19:12
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So with Soho being valued by sky at $9.99 has anyone removed it and got a discount?


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  Reply # 1970141 6-Mar-2018 20:12
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So with Soho being valued by sky at $9.99 has anyone removed it and got a discount?

 

 

You can't get a discount on something provided at zero cost to you. Seems logical to me. 

 

 


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  Reply # 1970217 6-Mar-2018 22:26
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Apsattv:

 

So with Soho being valued by sky at $9.99 has anyone removed it and got a discount?

 

 

You can't get a discount on something provided at zero cost to you. Seems logical to me. 

 

 

 

 

Yeah, if I dont want Lightbox can I get a discount?  Theres 300,000 households missing out on saving $13/mth.  And how many could get a bigger discount for dropping Spotify too???  

 

Suddenly Spark broadband just got cheaper.....  


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  Reply # 1970232 6-Mar-2018 22:46
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Yeah, if I dont want Lightbox can I get a discount?  Theres 300,000 households missing out on saving $13/mth.  And how many could get a bigger discount for dropping Spotify too???  


Suddenly Spark broadband just got cheaper.....  



That's what Skinny is for. Spark without the bells and whistles.

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  Reply # 1970239 6-Mar-2018 23:06
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stinger:
ockel:

 

Yeah, if I dont want Lightbox can I get a discount?  Theres 300,000 households missing out on saving $13/mth.  And how many could get a bigger discount for dropping Spotify too???  

 

 

 

Suddenly Spark broadband just got cheaper.....  

 



That's what Skinny is for. Spark without the bells and whistles.

 

Except the price I get for Skinny is still higher than Spark after my Lightbox and Spotify and Netflix discount.  I dont want all of the bundle so why must I pay for it???!!  There is all this crap I'm paying for that I dont use or want!


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  Reply # 1970281 7-Mar-2018 06:09
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stinger:
ockel:

 

Yeah, if I dont want Lightbox can I get a discount?  Theres 300,000 households missing out on saving $13/mth.  And how many could get a bigger discount for dropping Spotify too???  

 

 

 

Suddenly Spark broadband just got cheaper.....  

 



That's what Skinny is for. Spark without the bells and whistles.

 

Except the price I get for Skinny is still higher than Spark after my Lightbox and Spotify and Netflix discount.  I dont want all of the bundle so why must I pay for it???!!  There is all this crap I'm paying for that I dont use or want!

 

 

The Spark plan price hasn't changed, you could not sign up for LB, NF, Spotify, so you dont have those unwanted extras to worry about. Not on your bill too.

 

When I buy a new car with a 5 year warranty and sell it after 2 years, why dont I get my 3 years warranty fee back as I paid for it, and dont want it. There are many many many examples of this.


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  Reply # 1972401 10-Mar-2018 16:25
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Anyone had an issue with the new free soho?

 

It was working the other day as I recorded Homeland and watched it thursday night, but now it just says contact provider to subscribe?

 

This is on sky paid through vodafone

 

 


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  Reply # 1972457 10-Mar-2018 17:47
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Just put sport on today with vodafone sky and thought we would get soho as well - but wasn't there. Vodafone site says (I think) that you have to agree to another year with vodafone. We wont qualify as our free neon subscription hasn't finished yet and when they had some special a wee while ago they wouldn't let us have two freebies only one at a time.


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  Reply # 1972575 10-Mar-2018 23:28
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Even the American cable companies realise they show too many ads on cable https://m.slashdot.org/story/338205

Hopefully this will have a knock on effect here.for the US based channels.

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  Reply # 1976934 15-Mar-2018 08:45
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Has anyone on Vodafone managed to downsize to the cheaper SKY option yet? The Vodafone website still doesn't have the option listed...?


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