Geekzone: technology news, blogs, forums
Guest
Welcome Guest.
You haven't logged in yet. If you don't have an account you can register now.




660 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 36
Inactive user


Topic # 143817 28-Apr-2014 14:12
Send private message

Hi ,



I want to know , if i was on a existing telecom broadband and landline plan , ( over $85 ) will i get the $10 discount on the prepaid $19 pm plan ?



in other words, if i want to add a $19 plan onto a home ( phone and net ) connection, will it essentially drop to $19- $10 = $9



I tried to find this info online, but nowere i can find were to add this on my account,



does this have to be done instore or can it be done online?




Can telecom techs pls help ,



Thanks,

Create new topic
5355 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 225

Trusted
Geekzone
Subscriber

  Reply # 1032562 28-Apr-2014 14:12
Send private message

Hello... Our robot found some keywords in your post, so here is an automated reply with some important things to note regarding broadband speeds.

 



 

If you are posting regarding DSL speeds please check that

 



 

- you have reset your modem and router

 


 

- your PC (or other PCs in your LAN) is not downloading large files when you are testing

 

- you are not being throttled by your ISP due to going over the monthly cap

 


 

- your tests are always done on an ethernet connection to the router - do not use wireless for testing

 


 

- you read this topic and follow the instructions there.

 



 

Make sure you provide information for other users to help you. If you have not already done it, please EDIT your post and add this now:

 



 

- Your ISP and plan

 


 

- Type of connection (ADSL, ADSL2, VDSL)

 


 

- Your modem DSL stats (do not worry about posting Speedtest, we need sync rate, attenuation and noise margin)

 


 

- Your general location (or street)

 


 

- If you are rural or urban

 


 

- If you know your connection is to an exchange, cabinet or conklin

 


 

- If your connection is to a ULL or wholesale service

 


 

- If you have done an isolation test as per the link above

 



 

Most of the problems with speed are likely to be related to internal wiring issues. Read this discussion to find out more about this. Your ISP is not intentionally slowing you down today (unless you are on a managed plan). Also if this is the school holidays it's likely you will notice slower than usual speed due to more users online.

 



 

A master splitter is required for VDSL2 and in most cases will improve speeds on DSL connections. Regular disconnections can be a monitored alarm or a set top box trying to connect. If there's an alarm connected to your line even if you don't have an alarm contract it may still try to connect so it's worth checking.

 



 

I recommend you read these two blog posts:

 



 

- Is your premises phone wiring impacting your broadband performance? (very technical)

 


 

- Are you receiving a substandard ULL ADSL2+ connection from your ISP?




I am the Geekzone Robot and I am here to help. I am from the Internet. I do not interact. Do not expect other replies from me.



16751 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 1958

Trusted

  Reply # 1032578 28-Apr-2014 14:16
Send private message

That's my plan too.

 
 
 
 


2465 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 907

Subscriber

  Reply # 1032581 28-Apr-2014 14:17
Send private message

I believe you need to be on an Ultra Mobile plan ($39/month or higher) to get the $10 discount...




Windows 7 x64 // i5-3570K // 16GB DDR3-1600 // GTX660Ti 2GB // Samsung 830 120GB SSD // OCZ Agility4 120GB SSD // Samsung U28D590D @ 3840x2160 & Asus PB278Q @ 2560x1440
Samsung Galaxy S5 SM-G900I w/Spark



660 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 36
Inactive user


  Reply # 1032582 28-Apr-2014 14:18
Send private message

joker97: That's my plan too.


so my question is , r u paying just $9 for your mobile.

can yu pls confirm, cuz i wouldnt mind trying telecom, cuz vodafone wont gimme any such deals.



660 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 36
Inactive user


  Reply # 1032583 28-Apr-2014 14:20
Send private message

Inphinity: I believe you need to be on an Ultra Mobile plan ($39/month or higher) to get the $10 discount...



ok, is their a specific page which states this clearly. can some one provide a telecom website link please? 

2465 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 907

Subscriber

  Reply # 1032593 28-Apr-2014 14:25
Send private message

sep11guy:
ok, is their a specific page which states this clearly. can some one provide a telecom website link please? 


I don't know, but I'm just looking at the basic wording
"($10 off with an eligible Telecom Ultra Mobile on the same account)"
and that the cheapest Ultra Mobile plan is $39/month. The $19 plan is Smart One Bill.




Windows 7 x64 // i5-3570K // 16GB DDR3-1600 // GTX660Ti 2GB // Samsung 830 120GB SSD // OCZ Agility4 120GB SSD // Samsung U28D590D @ 3840x2160 & Asus PB278Q @ 2560x1440
Samsung Galaxy S5 SM-G900I w/Spark

Oeo

13 posts

Geek
+1 received by user: 2


  Reply # 1032594 28-Apr-2014 14:27
Send private message

I called Telecom in this regard last month. I was told that discount would be available only with $39 and above plans.



660 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 36
Inactive user


Reply # 1032595 28-Apr-2014 14:30
Send private message

Oeo: I called Telecom in this regard last month. I was told that discount would be available only with $39 and above plans.


oh k ! 

thanks,

seems i wont get it then !!

thanks a lot team :) 

16751 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 1958

Trusted

  Reply # 1032600 28-Apr-2014 14:36
Send private message

ah i see ... ok :D

Create new topic



Twitter »

Follow us to receive Twitter updates when new discussions are posted in our forums:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when news items and blogs are posted in our frontpage:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when tech item prices are listed in our price comparison site:





News »

How Oppo shakes New Zealand’s phone market
Posted 22-Aug-2017 18:32


Recognition for top small business advisors
Posted 22-Aug-2017 17:23


OPPO R11 dual 20MP camera phone debuts in New Zealand
Posted 22-Aug-2017 15:45


Intel introduces new 8th Generation processors
Posted 21-Aug-2017 19:02


Trend Micro launches Home Network Security
Posted 21-Aug-2017 18:38


Avondale College students at top of Microsoft Office Specialist World Championship
Posted 21-Aug-2017 14:11


Garmin introduces inReach SE+ and inReach Explorer+
Posted 21-Aug-2017 14:05


Public Wi-Fi plus cloud file sharing
Posted 18-Aug-2017 11:20


D-Link NZ launches professional Wireless AC Wave 2 Access Point for businesses
Posted 17-Aug-2017 19:25


Garmin introduces the Rino 700 five-watt two-way handheld radio
Posted 17-Aug-2017 19:04


Garmin announces the Foretrex 601 and Foretrex 701 Ballistic Edition for outdoor and tactical use
Posted 17-Aug-2017 19:02


Brightstar announces new distribution partnership with Samsung Knox platform in Australia
Posted 17-Aug-2017 17:07


Free gig-enabled WiFi network extends across Dunedin
Posted 17-Aug-2017 17:04


Samsung expands with connect Gear S3 Frontier
Posted 17-Aug-2017 15:55


Fact-checking Southern Cross Next cable is fastest to USA
Posted 17-Aug-2017 13:57



Geekzone Live »

Try automatic live updates from Geekzone directly in your browser, without refreshing the page, with Geekzone Live now.



Are you subscribed to our RSS feed? You can download the latest headlines and summaries from our stories directly to your computer or smartphone by using a feed reader.

Alternatively, you can receive a daily email with Geekzone updates.