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# 251203 13-Jun-2019 06:28
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So I was browsing Geekzone and it told me Spark Gigatown is coming to an end, and there is something called Spark Unplan.

 

And it's cheaper. By a lot.

 

What's the catch?

 

Help!





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  # 2257108 13-Jun-2019 06:34
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With unplan it steps up in price as you chew through data, the price you noted will be if you used 60Gig or less, but if you use 120Gig or less you pay $10 more, and over that the full amount.

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  # 2257109 13-Jun-2019 06:36
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No catch, well for the wireless broadband Unplan, 

 

It just has 3 different price points (depending on how much data you use) you use less you pay less. 

 

 

 

For example for me, on unplan Entertainment  

 

 

 

* 0-60GB and pay $75 

 

60 - 120 GB and Pay $85 

 

120 - 170GB and pay $95 

 

* includes lightbox and netflix, with the top 120-170GB for me this is a self imposed limit for me due to the traffic limits that is on wireless broadband (not regards speed just data use) but on unlimited from what i understand it would be 120 - Unlimited GB at $95 

 

For me 170GB feels like unlimited as tend to only use 110 to 140GB a month so no need for unlimited 


 
 
 
 




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  # 2257111 13-Jun-2019 06:44
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hmm i did not realise there is data cap. I am on unlimited and I prefer to have no data cap. let me look at those plans again, data cap is bad!





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  # 2257112 13-Jun-2019 06:45
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just looked at the plans again, i prefer to have no data caps - what is going to happen to my spark unlimited gigatown plan?





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  # 2257114 13-Jun-2019 06:46
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noo :) :P thats why i said self imposed ... there is no cap 😃 just due being on wireless there is data management which spark are very clear about. 

 

On unlimited it will be just that 


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  # 2257116 13-Jun-2019 06:53
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There is No data cap on fibre unplan just price breaks as you step toward unlimited.

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  # 2257117 13-Jun-2019 07:02
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what happens after 170GB? I can't seem to find the answer on the spark website

 

(sorry I don't know how much data I actually use, if you wanted to know)





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  # 2257122 13-Jun-2019 07:11
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Just sent you a PM :), sorry feel ive kind of messed up what you were asking, not the intention. but nothing will happen as you are on an unlimited plan so you will stay unlimited if you go over the data usage where the top price point is set ;) 


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  # 2257128 13-Jun-2019 07:23
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Nothing happens after 170g, you are still on unlimited but now pay the full price

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Seems to be some people in this thread talking about Fibre (which I believe the original post refers to), and others talking about Wireless Broadband.

 

I believe this is creating some confusion about "data-caps" etc.

 

As the original poster was asking about Fibre, I will reply from that point of view.  There are no limits or caps, only the Unplan feature where we only charge you for the tier of usage that you actually use during the month.  I think this is fairly well covered above.





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  # 2257300 13-Jun-2019 11:34
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So the tier 120-170gb is unlimited?




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  # 2257331 13-Jun-2019 12:01
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Not sure where you are getting 170 from, there is a cost for 0 to 60, then 60 to 120, then the full cost over 120 with no limit, I don't understand how confusing this is.

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  # 2257336 13-Jun-2019 12:05
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Ok got it




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  # 2257339 13-Jun-2019 12:12
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Where exactly did you see this message?

 

 

 

i'd love a screenshot....





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  # 2257343 13-Jun-2019 12:18
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I don't know where, I don't think it's official. I think it's one of the other unplan threads.

I'm staying on my unlimited spark gigafibre until spark kicks me out.




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