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Topic # 6327 16-Jan-2006 17:24
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Im Conrad, handle is shini, or shinigami.

Some of you may know me from the New Zealand gaming scene.
Ive come across this site to vent my anger about paradise.net's horrendous new plans.

that is all :P

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  Reply # 26569 16-Jan-2006 18:30
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shiniNZ: Im Conrad, handle is shini, or shinigami.

Some of you may know me from the New Zealand gaming scene.
Ive come across this site to vent my anger about paradise.net's horrendous new plans.

that is all :P


If you don't like the new plans stay on an old one.


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Reply # 26572 16-Jan-2006 18:48
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Where is the venting

Try another service provider



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  Reply # 26608 17-Jan-2006 14:22
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shiniNZ: Im Conrad, handle is shini, or shinigami.

Some of you may know me from the New Zealand gaming scene.
Ive come across this site to vent my anger about paradise.net's horrendous new plans.

that is all :P


If you don't like the new plans stay on an old one.



when they are going to forcibly change me to a new one before april.

ok _b

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  Reply # 26624 17-Jan-2006 17:22
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So what is so wrong with their new plans?

And as to TCL forcing customers to switch - that is their plan. The reason is to move off the archaic Saturn billing system onto their new TCL one.

Whether they can do that is another story. . .



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  Reply # 26625 17-Jan-2006 17:25
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fees have gone up, national traffic is no longer one tenth of bandwidth, and paradise to paradise traffic is no longer free.

Way to remove all the incentives for staying with paradise.
The only reason id consider staying on with them is due to the reasonable stability of thier lines and the speed.

But with the recent outages im beggining to wonder.

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  Reply # 26632 17-Jan-2006 19:22
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shiniNZ: fees have gone up, national traffic is no longer one tenth of bandwidth, and paradise to paradise traffic is no longer free.

Way to remove all the incentives for staying with paradise.
The only reason id consider staying on with them is due to the reasonable stability of thier lines and the speed.

But with the recent outages im beggining to wonder.


The prices are pretty similair, albeit they are now not so obvious since the phone rental is compulsary. As for paradise to paradise traffic being free this was never a promoted feature and actually isn't necessarily the case, it's only some of the older IP ranges that are not logged by the usage meter, all the new IP ranges get charged as national traffic. The national / international traffic split was also an obvious outcome with the decision by TCL to stop peering inside NZ since large volumes of "national" traffic is now international.

If you don't like TCL's plans you can move to somebody else reselling cable and get free national traffic, the only problem is you'll pay substancially more for the exact same service..:-(


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  Reply # 26672 18-Jan-2006 09:08
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shiniNZ: where did you get the notification they were enforcing the change in april? I'm on paradise cable aswell, but I haven't seen anything saying they're definitely forcing a change or not. My take on the articles I've seen so far is that they're going to 'attempt' to get people onto the new plans. In my case I certainly won't be looking at the new plans either. I'm also on a cable only plan which doesn't fit with the new lineup, so there's no way I'm going to get the phone with them again just so they can get me onto their 'new' plans.




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