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Topic # 246679 16-Feb-2019 21:51
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Have been on Bigpipe 200 for the past year with no issue's, but notice for the same price I can get Skinny 900.


Just wondering whats likely the difference I will notice? As a gamer, would the ping be any difference? Or anything i should think about that I have with BigPipe? I do have a static IP but not worried if I lose it.

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  Reply # 2181365 16-Feb-2019 22:11
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No difference at the network level.


Cheers - N



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  Reply # 2181422 17-Feb-2019 08:38
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it likely wouldn't matter which isp you went the ping would be about the same


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  Reply # 2184923 21-Feb-2019 16:08
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I'm on VDSL but can confirm there's no difference whatsoever. 


Other than the plan prices, the only differences between Skinny and Bigpipe are Bigpipe's extras (static IP, app etc). Even the support and billing systems are basically identical.

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  Reply # 2184935 21-Feb-2019 16:34
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Think of telling your mates, you are using a BigPipe, rather than something thats Skinny!



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