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Topic # 242617 5-Nov-2018 21:49
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So a friend of mine is about to temporarily move out to his parents house for a few months before moving overseas, which is on Turners Road near Christchurch.. it's not too far out of town but the internet appears to be dark ages level. He said his parents are currently on a 240gb 4g plan, because the ADSL sync where they are is apparently 1mbish.

 

So we've been looking at the Unplan, and if we're reading the T&C's correctly, the only thing Spark will do in the event of you going over their soft limit, is require you to switch to using fibre or change you to another plan, and you can terminate without ETF if they do that.

 

Are we missing anything, is there anything to stop my friend from switching them to the unplan, and hammering the snot out of the connection until Spark either install fibre for him (yeah right) or forcibly change him to another plan, which he can either accept (e.g. back to 240gb) or decline with no ETF payable?

 

Alternatively does anyone know of a better option to give him unlimited?

 

 

 

 





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  Reply # 2120579 5-Nov-2018 21:53
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if your friend currently manages on 240GB with a family, i'd suspect his usage would drop more.

 

 

 

180GB 3 months in a row or 300GB in a month is the level for concern, and that will be a discussion.

 

How much does your friend actually use?

 

 

 

 





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  Reply # 2120688 6-Nov-2018 07:52
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hio77:

 

if your friend currently manages on 240GB with a family, i'd suspect his usage would drop more.

 

180GB 3 months in a row or 300GB in a month is the level for concern, and that will be a discussion.

 

How much does your friend actually use?

 

 

He's not currently living there, his parents by themselves have the 240gb plan. He will be moving out there to join them in a week or two, for a few months until he moves overseas.s His current usage is 100's of gb rather than tb's, but still suspects his and his parents combined use will be in excess of 240gb.





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