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# 161893 22-Jan-2015 16:45
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Just got a text saying this combo is reducing from 1gig to 750meg. Existing users retain as long as they renew.

Wrong way Skinny, don't reduce data allowances!




 

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  # 1220238 22-Jan-2015 16:50
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Actually, you will find it has already changed. Got an e-mail about 30 minutes ago telling me it's changing on the 20th... two days ago.

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  # 1220268 22-Jan-2015 17:38
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"Big" data. 25mb per day. Hardly BIG by any measure. Barely 1mb per hour.

When will I be able to buy a data only prepay plan?
Say 3gb data, with texts at 2¢ and calls at say 25¢/min. $30/month? Sign me up.

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  # 1220271 22-Jan-2015 17:40
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Have they made data 'rollover'. I hadn't noticed it as rollover previously, I am sure on the $16 monthly combo, it expired at the end of the month if not used?

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  # 1220272 22-Jan-2015 17:46
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Yes, rollover is new.

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  # 1220274 22-Jan-2015 17:51
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I believe less data is a compromise for having rollover data as rollover costs them more

If you're already on the $26 combo and make sure it renews you get to keep 1gb

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  # 1220275 22-Jan-2015 17:52
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Yabanize: I believe less data is a compromise for having rollover data as rollover costs them more

If you're already on the $26 combo and make sure it renews you get to keep 1gb


& whatever data you don't use will also rollover. 

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  # 1220300 22-Jan-2015 18:33
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Yabanize: I believe less data is a compromise for having rollover data as rollover costs them more


Rollover data doesn't cost more. What may cost them is people who were previously on the $16 plan and paying absurd prices for extra data will pay less, and those who were previously on the $26 plan purely to ensure they had enough data when they needed it, now have an option to pay less.

The $16 plan loses unlimited Skinny to Skinny calling next month, further creating a distinction between the $16 and $26 plans, making the latter more appealing to those who need more minutes or calling between family members.

Personally, I think $16 per month is still far too much, so I won't be tempted to pay $26 as Skinny removes their unique features and becomes more like the other players. How boring.

 
 
 
 


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  # 1227604 2-Feb-2015 12:12
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SirHumphreyAppleby:
Yabanize: I believe less data is a compromise for having rollover data as rollover costs them more


Rollover data doesn't cost more. What may cost them is people who were previously on the $16 plan and paying absurd prices for extra data will pay less, and those who were previously on the $26 plan purely to ensure they had enough data when they needed it, now have an option to pay less.

The $16 plan loses unlimited Skinny to Skinny calling next month, further creating a distinction between the $16 and $26 plans, making the latter more appealing to those who need more minutes or calling between family members.

Personally, I think $16 per month is still far too much, so I won't be tempted to pay $26 as Skinny removes their unique features and becomes more like the other players. How boring.


I agree. They're losing their point of difference that made them attractive in the first place. Like the pro-rata data change and removing unlimited Skinny-Skinny calling (not that I ever intentionally used that anyway). If I was on the $26 combo I'd drop back to the $16 and just use less data. But I'm already on the $16. I was considering a move to the $26 - not now though.

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  # 1227655 2-Feb-2015 12:52
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While i disagree with this trend of reducing data limits, rollover data on a reduced cap is the better option longer term, it is surprisingly easy to bank data over time and build up a buffer

I moved across to 2D a few months ago and now have a healthy amount of data and minutes at my disposal, I was lucky in that I was gifted additional data through various promos but the same can be achieved by buying data packs to build up your rollover data to the point that you have a working surplus

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  # 1247418 26-Feb-2015 23:08
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Having listened to the feedback from customers we have now put the data quota on the $26 plan back at 1GB.  Unused quota within the 1GB will also Rollover for 12 months.

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  # 1247424 26-Feb-2015 23:13
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wow




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  # 1247434 26-Feb-2015 23:33
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well played!





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  # 1247543 27-Feb-2015 08:35
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Well done guys..




Regards,

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  # 1247576 27-Feb-2015 09:24
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Competition at work :-)




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  # 1247699 27-Feb-2015 12:00
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can i have more data for less ?




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