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Topic # 241043 8-Oct-2018 10:45
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New plans from Spark. It's basically an unlimited* fibre/4G plan that charges you less if you use less data.

 

$65 0-60GB
$75 60-120GB
$85 120+GB

 

Fibre speed is 50/10 on Chorus or 30/10 on LFCs.
+$10 Fibre 100/20
+$25 Fibre 200/20
+$45 Fibre gigabit

 

+$10 Landline
+$10 Lightbox (and 6 months Netflix if not already redeemed)

 

12 month contract / $199 ETF

 

*If you're on 4G and you use more than 300GB in a single month or 180GB/month over 3 months you may be asked to change technology or leave.

 

 


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  Reply # 2103220 8-Oct-2018 10:48
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Pretty good $10 saving if you don't want lightbox bundled, which I'm sure most people have but never use

 

It's actually quite a good idea, especially if you're away you end up paying less assuming usage drops off


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  Reply # 2103297 8-Oct-2018 12:47
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Great idea!

Not much use to us though. Just looked at our last 9 months usage, and it averages out at 670 GB per month. But it'll be excellent for your average Internet user. No longer are their costs inflated due to data hogs like me. :-)


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  Reply # 2103311 8-Oct-2018 13:06
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This is a great idea. My mother (very low use user) insists on being on an unlimited plan because she's worried about "excess charges if someone is staying and they use a lot of internet". There are obviously *many* things wrong with that statement but there's no reasoning with her. That one story in the newspaper she read 6 years ago about a different technology with a different plan in a different country has clearly left an impression.

 

This would be a great option for her; she'd only ever use the lowest pricing tier but has the comfort of risk-free over-usage if it ever comes to that.


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  Reply # 2103319 8-Oct-2018 13:17
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I wonder is Spark will let my parent's change plan? Signed up to Fibre just over a week ago on an older plan, Fibre will take time to installed as parents are down a ROW and just trying to get the last consent.

 

This plan would be perfect for them.


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Ahhh, I was expecting this to be announced tomorrow but that's certainly a publicly available page :-)

 

 

 

Yeah, I know several older relatives that should be straight on this as well...

 

 

 

Cheers - N

 

 


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  Reply # 2103330 8-Oct-2018 13:50
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Would be helpful if there was a way to check if its available at your address without having to enter contact details?


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  Reply # 2103338 8-Oct-2018 14:12
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Those prices make Skinny's fixed wireless look cheap.


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  Reply # 2103346 8-Oct-2018 14:27
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gmball:

Would be helpful if there was a way to check if its available at your address without having to enter contact details?



Unfortunately the online systems need a bit more work as there are some major changes such as purchasing devices on IFP on this plan.

Unplan is offered at any fibre address, wireless it's offered in all urban cases except where there is low coverage.



If you want to get an adress checked out, i would recommend a quick chat.




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  Reply # 2103348 8-Oct-2018 14:29
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dfnt:

Pretty good $10 saving if you don't want lightbox bundled, which I'm sure most people have but never use


It's actually quite a good idea, especially if you're away you end up paying less assuming usage drops off



That's exactly the idea :)
Removing the Netflix and lightbox from the baseplan would certainly be compelling to many that otherwise take different options.




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  Reply # 2103350 8-Oct-2018 14:32
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amiga500:

Those prices make Skinny's fixed wireless look cheap.


Skinny is sparks no frills low cost offering.

Those who are purely after cost, would still be suited with skinny options.




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  Reply # 2103848 9-Oct-2018 11:29
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darkasdes2:

 

I wonder is Spark will let my parent's change plan? Signed up to Fibre just over a week ago on an older plan, Fibre will take time to installed as parents are down a ROW and just trying to get the last consent.

 

This plan would be perfect for them.

 

 

i'd speak to the centre about making that change, should be possible. may just be a question of when - Depending on fibre install progress it may be a change once connected sorta case.





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  Reply # 2103932 9-Oct-2018 14:53
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Do people automatically migrate to this or do you have to ask for it?

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  Reply # 2103933 9-Oct-2018 14:54
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It's not automatic for a bunch of reasons... You need to ask for it...

 

 

 

Cheers - N

 

 


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  Reply # 2103934 9-Oct-2018 14:57
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hio77:

 

darkasdes2:

 

I wonder is Spark will let my parent's change plan? Signed up to Fibre just over a week ago on an older plan, Fibre will take time to installed as parents are down a ROW and just trying to get the last consent.

 

This plan would be perfect for them.

 

 

i'd speak to the centre about making that change, should be possible. may just be a question of when - Depending on fibre install progress it may be a change once connected sorta case.

 

 

 

 

Thanks hio77 for the reply. 

 

Have spoken to the contact centre and all has been changed over.


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  Reply # 2103935 9-Oct-2018 14:57
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DjShadow: Do people automatically migrate to this or do you have to ask for it?

 

Good question, I'd love to migrate everyone.

 

 

 

but there are quite a few changes in the offering, so the existing plans don't directly translate.

 

A fresh works out quite nicely if your keen on any of the devices that come on IFP. Google Wifi and Apple TV being the two devices that would appeal the most to Geekzone members i'd say. (subject to change etc..)





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