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Topic # 242584 4-Nov-2018 18:19
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Vodafone clearly stated it will cut speed to 1.2Mbos after 22GB usage, while Spark say nothing.
Has anyone actually tried this over usage limit? Someone told me it will be 1Mbps for Spark. Then it will be worse than Vodafone

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  Reply # 2119592 4-Nov-2018 19:09
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Yes speed is reduced on Spark after 22GB

Not sure why the speed would need to be the same once reduced anyway

VodafoneNZ offers $5 daily roaming and Spark does not and they don't have to

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  Reply # 2119594 4-Nov-2018 19:13
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Thanks. Did you check the speed after 22GB? Keen to know

 
 
 
 


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  Reply # 2119604 4-Nov-2018 19:24
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There is a thread here on geekzone it mentions the reduced speed

I am not on Spark or Vodafone

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  Reply # 2119619 4-Nov-2018 19:53
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It cant do youtube live or reliably play spotify from what a friend experianced.





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  Reply # 2119620 4-Nov-2018 19:58
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Horrible

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  Reply # 2119624 4-Nov-2018 20:12
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1Mbps - which you've already mentioned (and it's also mentioned in numerous other threads on here discussing the very same thing).


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  Reply # 2119632 4-Nov-2018 21:22
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sbiddle:

 

1Mbps - which you've already mentioned (and it's also mentioned in numerous other threads on here discussing the very same thing).

 

 

technically speaking, both plans are identical (vf and Spark.)

 

 

 

@richms's comments are the first i'm hearing, i suspect there is more at play there.

 

I actually had one of my family members try to sell me on the plan the other day. he averages 50~60GB, always using youtube and spotify.

 

 

 

Made me laugh a little when i reminded him i do work for spark.

 

 

 

 

 

Also had a store try to sell me on switching my plan, Unfortunately i hotspot and have a few data sims in dedicated hotspots for a few things so it's not suited to me.

 

15GB plan covers myself and my partner, especially with the socializer moving to 10GB! 





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  Reply # 2122474 8-Nov-2018 23:15
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I verified myself Spark unlimited plan after 22GB and have following conclusions for your reference,

1. The speed limit is 1.2Mbps instead of 1Mbps. Same as Vodafone.
2. YouTube video 720p works fine if you do not FF. For YouTube live use 480p will be fine.
3. E2E delay will not be affected so you can have similar experience as usual for most of the non-streaming apps.
4. Spark’s own Lightbox doesn’t fit this limit.
5. So this plan is acceptable for daily use.

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