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Topic # 238244 8-Jul-2018 19:44
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Hi, I'm having a look at the offerings by Skinny and i really don't need the frills what Spark has to offer but I'm wondering about speed - is there any difference between going with Spark or Skinny or is going with Skinny a situation of 'here is the internet without the frills' but apart from that everything else is the same? Just to also double check, I assume that Skinny doesn't rely on VLAN tagging?





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  Reply # 2051664 8-Jul-2018 19:47
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No difference. It was BigPipe's network who have now gone over to the main Spark network.

 

You get a public IP etc but can't get a static IP.

 

IIRC no VLAN, PPPoE.







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  Reply # 2051667 8-Jul-2018 19:55
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michaelmurfy:

 

No difference. It was BigPipe's network who have now gone over to the main Spark network.

 

You get a public IP etc but can't get a static IP.

 

IIRC no VLAN, PPPoE.

 

 

Sounds like a plan stan - I'll head off to skinny; the choice now is keep the savings or amp up the speed from 100mbps.





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[Salespersons hat] "Definitely get Fibre MAX, it's awesome and you'll able to stream UHD content easily.. It's futureproofed and you need all the speed you can get"

 

[My normal hat, that fits, and doesn't make my skin crawl] "Pocket the savings - upgrade when it feels slow"

 

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