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#270315 4-May-2020 09:39
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Just received:

 

 

Providing more freedom for New Zealanders, Spark has unveiled its new Pay Monthly and Prepaid Mobile plans which offer an endless supply of data in addition to great deals on Spotify.

 

Available to new and existing Spark customers, the new plans offer a set amount of data each month at Max Speed. Once that allocation has been reached, Endless Data kicks in at a reduced speed.

 

This means Kiwis can continue to do the things they love, like streaming their favourite shows on Netflix, listening to music, scrolling through social media and keeping in touch with friends and family on FaceTime without running out of data. 

 

Joe Goddard, Spark Tribe Lead Consumer says Spark’s new Endless Data plans will help ensure Kiwis stay connected – something that has never been more important.

 

“Kiwis increasingly rely on data to navigate their daily lives, and it’s important they have the freedom to stream, scroll and share, without worrying about running out of data.

 

“We’re excited to bring these plans to New Zealanders, so they can enjoy Spark’s high quality network and take advantage of our exclusive partnership with Spotify.”

 

The Endless Pay Monthly Mobile plans start at $39.99 per month for 3GB at Max Speed, $59.99 for 10GB at Max Speed and $79.99 for 40GB at Max Speed. The latter includes Spotify Premium, while the two lower cost plans offer the option to add-on Spotify Premium at half price.

 

Families, friends and flats of up to four people also have the option to join the $99 per month plan + $29 sharer with 40GB of data at Max Speed per person in addition to a subscription to Spotify Premium.

 

Endless Data is also available on Prepaid for $79 per four weeks for 40GB at Max Speed. This includes a Data Stack of +100MB per month, Hotspotting and the option to add on Spotify Premium for $6.90 per month.

 

For a limited time, Spark is offering three months half price on the $79.99 and $99.99 Pay Monthly Endless Data plans.

 

For more information, visit https://spark.co.nz/paymonthly 

 

 





 

 

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#2476141 4-May-2020 09:43
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Great move.

 

 

 

Now we need to wait for skinny to follow suit and refresh with new plans :) 


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  #2476185 4-May-2020 10:56
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It looks like they have exactly copied Vodafone's offering, except Vodafone allow hotspotting whereas Spark appear to be charging a $10 premium for it.


 
 
 
 


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  #2476218 4-May-2020 11:47
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looks like Spark is also allowing sharing plan, which is attractive for my wife and I - now if only they would sort out their roaming charges it might be worth the switch from Voda


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  #2476227 4-May-2020 12:00
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Where are you planning on going that needs roaming in the next 12 months?





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  #2476243 4-May-2020 12:38
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alasta:

 

It looks like they have exactly copied Vodafone's offering, except Vodafone allow hotspotting whereas Spark appear to be charging a $10 premium for it.

 

 

Vodafone is actually better value at the "low" end -- $40 gets you 4GB high-speed (instead of 3GB) and $60 gets you 12GB (instead of 4GB). Plus Vodafone has a $100 for 100GB option too.

 

I guess Spark thinks they can effectively charge a premium over Vodafone?


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  #2476246 4-May-2020 12:47
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Looks like I'm stuck on my current plan with Spark, no sharing with these new ones and the cap hasn't been increased which is disappointing 


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  #2476327 4-May-2020 14:32
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The "Endless Mobile" page looks identical to the "Unlimited Mobile" that was there before.

 

So what's the difference? Just called "endless" now?

 

 

 

Annoying that it doesn't appear you can add a data only sharer.


 
 
 
 


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  #2476331 4-May-2020 14:42
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they seemed to have removed a lot of "addons" aka no more free spotify or free lightbox on the lower end plans






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  #2476349 4-May-2020 14:58
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Makes sense given lightbox's sale to SKY, at some point they have to stop offering it for free to customers.


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  #2476360 4-May-2020 15:06
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anyone know what the capped speeds are after you hit your cap?






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  #2476362 4-May-2020 15:09
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mentalinc:

 

Where are you planning on going that needs roaming in the next 12 months?

 

 

Currently my wife is in the US, there for at least 1, maybe 2 months


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  #2476590 4-May-2020 19:27
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boosacnoodle:

The "Endless Mobile" page looks identical to the "Unlimited Mobile" that was there before.


So what's the difference? Just called "endless" now?


 


Annoying that it doesn't appear you can add a data only sharer.



Can’t have you using toooo much of that endless data.




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  #2476594 4-May-2020 19:32
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alasta:

It looks like they have exactly copied Vodafone's offering, except Vodafone allow hotspotting whereas Spark appear to be charging a $10 premium for it.



Lower amounts of endless speed data than Vodafone (3GB vs 4GB at $40, 10GB vs 12GB at $60). Also no hotspot included as you mention.

Do get half price Spotify on Spark though, so add $7 of value there.

The $80 is probably better value at Spark given it’s the same data allowance as Vodafone but includes Spotify and Lightbox. Still have to add $10 for hotspot.




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  #2476624 4-May-2020 20:43
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loceff13:

 

Makes sense given lightbox's sale to SKY, at some point they have to stop offering it for free to customers.

 

 

This will happen to broadband plans too, not if but when


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  #2477019 5-May-2020 14:04
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With these new Endless plans, does anyone know what the download speed drops to after the first [insert the number of the relevant plan] GB at max speed? I am just 300m from the Spark cell tower and normally get between 180 to 230Mbs down on 4G LTE.


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