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Topic # 123456 8-Jul-2013 17:45
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Now that Telecom has launched VDSL, can anyone confirm whether those that currently have their broadband usage unmetered (due to having TiVo on their account) will still remain unmetered once they switch over to VDSL?


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  Reply # 854756 13-Jul-2013 08:53
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I'm in this boat at the moment. VDSL installation is on Thursday. So.... I'll let you know on Friday if it's still unmetered.

To take a punt, I assume (very dangerous word) it will stay unmetered as it's a billing issue and not a delivery issue.

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  Reply # 854783 13-Jul-2013 09:47
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I am in the same position, and have signed up for the 500gb plan just in case. My install is Tuesday PM so will let you know on Wednesday.

Here's hoping that it doesn't change! But from the viewpoint of its nice not having to worry about a cap rather than being a leech.

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  Reply # 858232 17-Jul-2013 18:17
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Currently unmetered due to Tivo. Cut over to VDSL on Monday, and no usage reported yet. Month rolls over on 21st, so we'll see if anything shows after that, but I'd suspect that it will remain unchanged, as I'd imagine the usage meter doesn't care what technology you used to get to the front door.

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  Reply # 858266 17-Jul-2013 19:15
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They can hardly start charging you for tivo data though, when it was advertised as being unmetered. Not unless they have worked out how to divide the two, but it would be pretty difficult to tell unless you were downloading a lot of tivo content.

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  Reply # 858268 17-Jul-2013 19:17
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That is what the current unmetered access is for, while they change their billing to ensure that the Tivo usage remains unmetered, while capturing other data

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  Reply # 858425 18-Jul-2013 08:41
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GregV: That is what the current unmetered access is for, while they change their billing to ensure that the Tivo usage remains unmetered, while capturing other data


I fail to understand  why you still need the TiVo unmetered these days with large Telecom data plans.  I'm on Telecom and my TiVo is not unmetered..   There's nothing to download on TiVo and the EPG updates take up near zero data.. 

Enlighten me pleaze..




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  Reply # 858437 18-Jul-2013 09:20
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I don't need it at all. Like you, I don't download anything through it, apart from the tiny EPG data. However, Telecom decided to unmeter affected accounts while they sorted out their billing issues. It doesn't bother me either way, but I wasn't given an option whether I wanted this to happen or not :)

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  Reply # 858441 18-Jul-2013 09:39
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As long as the CSR doesn't remove the TiVo aspect of your account this will remain unchanged.




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  Reply # 858442 18-Jul-2013 09:40
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old3eyes:
GregV: That is what the current unmetered access is for, while they change their billing to ensure that the Tivo usage remains unmetered, while capturing other data


I fail to understand  why you still need the TiVo unmetered these days with large Telecom data plans.  I'm on Telecom and my TiVo is not unmetered..   There's nothing to download on TiVo and the EPG updates take up near zero data.. 

Enlighten me pleaze..

It was the deal. Unmetered access for TiVo content for Telecom customers who purchased a TiVo directly from Telecom (online or store) via their Telecom home phone line.

I assume (ouch word) that TiVo's aquired from any other source or not linked to your Telecom home phone line at time of purchase would not have had the the unmetered usage offer.

Agreed, TiVo is the last platform I would download content from these days. Only used to pull the EPG now.

... Still, uncapped data on VDSL.... :)


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  Reply # 858476 18-Jul-2013 10:27
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HotDogBreath:
old3eyes:
GregV: That is what the current unmetered access is for, while they change their billing to ensure that the Tivo usage remains unmetered, while capturing other data


I fail to understand  why you still need the TiVo unmetered these days with large Telecom data plans.  I'm on Telecom and my TiVo is not unmetered..   There's nothing to download on TiVo and the EPG updates take up near zero data.. 

Enlighten me pleaze..

It was the deal. Unmetered access for TiVo content for Telecom customers who purchased a TiVo directly from Telecom (online or store) via their Telecom home phone line.

I assume (ouch word) that TiVo's aquired from any other source or not linked to your Telecom home phone line at time of purchase would not have had the the unmetered usage offer.

Agreed, TiVo is the last platform I would download content from these days. Only used to pull the EPG now.

... Still, uncapped data on VDSL.... :)



Had my VDSL installed last Friday - and have a TiVo.  Still showing unmetered usage as of today so good news.

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  Reply # 858582 18-Jul-2013 12:48
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jay63:
HotDogBreath:
old3eyes:
GregV: That is what the current unmetered access is for, while they change their billing to ensure that the Tivo usage remains unmetered, while capturing other data


I fail to understand  why you still need the TiVo unmetered these days with large Telecom data plans.  I'm on Telecom and my TiVo is not unmetered..   There's nothing to download on TiVo and the EPG updates take up near zero data.. 

Enlighten me pleaze..

It was the deal. Unmetered access for TiVo content for Telecom customers who purchased a TiVo directly from Telecom (online or store) via their Telecom home phone line.

I assume (ouch word) that TiVo's aquired from any other source or not linked to your Telecom home phone line at time of purchase would not have had the the unmetered usage offer.

Agreed, TiVo is the last platform I would download content from these days. Only used to pull the EPG now.

... Still, uncapped data on VDSL.... :)



Had my VDSL installed last Friday - and have a TiVo.  Still showing unmetered usage as of today so good news.


Does that mean all usage is unmetered or just TiVo??  




Regards,

Old3eyes


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  Reply # 858586 18-Jul-2013 12:50
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Everything at present - only while the billing system is upgraded

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  Reply # 858587 18-Jul-2013 12:51
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old3eyes:
jay63:
HotDogBreath:
old3eyes:
GregV: That is what the current unmetered access is for, while they change their billing to ensure that the Tivo usage remains unmetered, while capturing other data


I fail to understand  why you still need the TiVo unmetered these days with large Telecom data plans.  I'm on Telecom and my TiVo is not unmetered..   There's nothing to download on TiVo and the EPG updates take up near zero data.. 

Enlighten me pleaze..

It was the deal. Unmetered access for TiVo content for Telecom customers who purchased a TiVo directly from Telecom (online or store) via their Telecom home phone line.

I assume (ouch word) that TiVo's aquired from any other source or not linked to your Telecom home phone line at time of purchase would not have had the the unmetered usage offer.

Agreed, TiVo is the last platform I would download content from these days. Only used to pull the EPG now.

... Still, uncapped data on VDSL.... :)



Had my VDSL installed last Friday - and have a TiVo.  Still showing unmetered usage as of today so good news.


Does that mean all usage is unmetered or just TiVo??  


Completely unmetered for now.

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  Reply # 858589 18-Jul-2013 12:51
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old3eyes:
jay63:
HotDogBreath:
old3eyes:
GregV: That is what the current unmetered access is for, while they change their billing to ensure that the Tivo usage remains unmetered, while capturing other data


I fail to understand  why you still need the TiVo unmetered these days with large Telecom data plans.  I'm on Telecom and my TiVo is not unmetered..   There's nothing to download on TiVo and the EPG updates take up near zero data.. 

Enlighten me pleaze..

It was the deal. Unmetered access for TiVo content for Telecom customers who purchased a TiVo directly from Telecom (online or store) via their Telecom home phone line.

I assume (ouch word) that TiVo's aquired from any other source or not linked to your Telecom home phone line at time of purchase would not have had the the unmetered usage offer.

Agreed, TiVo is the last platform I would download content from these days. Only used to pull the EPG now.

... Still, uncapped data on VDSL.... :)



Had my VDSL installed last Friday - and have a TiVo.  Still showing unmetered usage as of today so good news.


Does that mean all usage is unmetered or just TiVo??  


Everything for us special Telecom - TiVo users.

The sun is shining on me today. VDSL just installed. 45 Down 9 up. Uncapped at $85 / month.

Better than a Woo Hoo tax return.

RXV

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  Reply # 861779 18-Jul-2013 18:00
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Is it available at $85 per month?  I thought it was $95?

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