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# 259774 21-Oct-2019 18:11
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Last year Enable announced that they're increasing their base 100mb to 200mb at no extra cost to retailers

 

I emailed Spark around this time last year asking if we were getting a free increase in speeds. I was told something was in the pipeline and I should get an email around Christmas (last year) time

 

Is there anything in the works or was I fed a lie?

 

https://www.enable.net.nz/media-releases/enable-doubles-fibre-broadband-speeds-celebrating-completion-of-network-across-greater-christchurch/

 

Thanks

 

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  # 2341473 21-Oct-2019 18:20
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The key here is it was the wholesale offer to the RSPs. And some of them decided not to take up passing them on, just slot it in between with the 100/unlim at a slightly higher cost. 

 

Guessing their 'its in the works' is the $90 200/20 now shown


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  # 2341475 21-Oct-2019 18:23
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Hi Ben,

 

 

 

Unfortunately the messaging you were given wasn't anything that came out of the space that would actually deliver such a capability change.

 

the way that enable have offered it make regional pricing not as easy to build in (unlikely what was possible with Gigatown.)

 

 

 

It wouldn't be hard to 'just upgrade services' but you have to consider all the other areas that need to be updated.. Otherwise to the consumer there is quite mixed messaging.

 

 

 

At this stage i can't confirm for you a timeline.

 

 





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  # 2341525 21-Oct-2019 22:11

Looks like Orcon are passing it on.

 

 

 

Probably others are too.

 

 

 

Might pay to shop around.

 

 

 

 

 

 


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  # 2341532 21-Oct-2019 23:06
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To be clear, I was working at Spark when Enable first started publicising this offer, so I can say with confidence that Spark had not signed up to the opt-in wholesale 200/20 promotional offer (and still haven't by the sound of it).

 

What this means is that they are not receiving the 200/20 plan at a discount and simply failing to pass that discount on to their customers.

 

Although I no longer work for Spark, I don't want people to think that Spark are receiving a wholesale discount for the 200/20 plan and pocketing the difference. They didn't sign up so they are still paying the full wholesale price for the Enable 200/20 profile.





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  # 2341534 21-Oct-2019 23:24
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Wheelbarrow01:

 

To be clear, I was working at Spark when Enable first started publicising this offer, so I can say with confidence that Spark had not signed up to the opt-in wholesale 200/20 promotional offer (and still haven't by the sound of it).

 

What this means is that they are not receiving the 200/20 plan at a discount and simply failing to pass that discount on to their customers.

 

Although I no longer work for Spark, I don't want people to think that Spark are receiving a wholesale discount for the 200/20 plan and pocketing the difference. They didn't sign up so they are still paying the full wholesale price for the Enable 200/20 profile.

 

 

The above is correct.





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  # 2341868 22-Oct-2019 14:53
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MrRex:

 

Last year Enable announced that they're increasing their base 100mb to 200mb at no extra cost to retailers

 

I emailed Spark around this time last year asking if we were getting a free increase in speeds. I was told something was in the pipeline and I should get an email around Christmas (last year) time

 

Is there anything in the works or was I fed a lie?

 

https://www.enable.net.nz/media-releases/enable-doubles-fibre-broadband-speeds-celebrating-completion-of-network-across-greater-christchurch/

 

Thanks

 

Ben

 

 

Hi Ben, If you want to take advantage of this offer, we have this as an offering.

 

Nick.





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