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  Reply # 623206 10-May-2012 21:09
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Handle9: If people are really unhappy with the response it's not like they can't change providers.


I can be hard, for one: some people are on one-two year contracts with Vodafone.


For signing a contract you would have gotten additional benefits over people without, and this means you were happy at the time you signed you were happy with the package provided for two years, luckily you get included when the others get an upgrade too, free of charge, so it's not like it's that big of a problem!




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  Reply # 623207 10-May-2012 21:09
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dacraka:
Handle9: If people are really unhappy with the response it's not like they can't change providers.


I can be hard, for one: some people are on one-two year contracts with Vodafone.


True but I'm guessing you got something for free to have signed up for 1-2 years. I'm 2 months into a 12 month contract. I got a new modem as part of the deal. If I want to change I can bite the bullet and pay $199 or I can accept I signed a contract and am stuck for now. 

As far as I know you have to option not to sign the contract and pay the direct costs.

 
 
 
 


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  Reply # 623323 11-May-2012 01:00
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dacraka:
Handle9: If people are really unhappy with the response it's not like they can't change providers.


I can be hard, for one: some people are on one-two year contracts with Vodafone.


For signing a contract you would have gotten additional benefits over people without, and this means you were happy at the time you signed you were happy with the package provided for two years, luckily you get included when the others get an upgrade too, free of charge, so it's not like it's that big of a problem!



Early Termination contracts these days have become more about staying with the ISP than sticking to that plan, No one is expecting them to necessarily increase the plan size for free but larger plans even at a higher price should not be too much to expect.

Is it too much to expect the availability of larger plans for those bound to the ISP by contract?

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  Reply # 623326 11-May-2012 01:26
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lucky: most of the increases this year from major isps will have covered ALL customers including those on contract. I have LOTS of xtra customers on contract who all got a free bump to their data allocation last month. Cost NOTHING for them.

My ISP Unleash, released new pricing and those on contract could take up the extra data within their pricing structure so if I was paying $100 and the new plans were $90 for 90GB and $110 to 110GB, I would be able to get the 90GB.

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  Reply # 626766 17-May-2012 12:29
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60GB is fine for us, we go over now and then but no biggie. Still cheaper than other options out there, if I shifted to Telecom it would cost us an extra $40-$45 a month.

We received a promotional letter via snail mail from telecom with a plan $85 a month 30GB data and first two month free if we signed up for a year. Still too expensive and we would loose 30GB.

So very happy with Vodafone, the plan we started out on was 30GB and then 45GB and then it went to 60GB and we've been with them for a year and a bit so no complaints here.

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  Reply # 626769 17-May-2012 12:36
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Lurch: 60GB is fine for us, we go over now and then but no biggie. Still cheaper than other options out there, if I shifted to Telecom it would cost us an extra $40-$45 a month.

We received a promotional letter via snail mail from telecom with a plan $85 a month 30GB data and first two month free if we signed up for a year. Still too expensive and we would loose 30GB.

So very happy with Vodafone, the plan we started out on was 30GB and then 45GB and then it went to 60GB and we've been with them for a year and a bit so no complaints here.


presume you are on naked broadband with that price?  Not really comparing apples with apples in that sitiuation.

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  Reply # 626812 17-May-2012 13:55
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Lurch: 60GB is fine for us, we go over now and then but no biggie. Still cheaper than other options out there, if I shifted to Telecom it would cost us an extra $40-$45 a month.

We received a promotional letter via snail mail from telecom with a plan $85 a month 30GB data and first two month free if we signed up for a year. Still too expensive and we would loose 30GB.

So very happy with Vodafone, the plan we started out on was 30GB and then 45GB and then it went to 60GB and we've been with them for a year and a bit so no complaints here.


presume you are on naked broadband with that price?  Not really comparing apples with apples in that sitiuation.


Thats right, the competition even Telecom moved last month and we have at least 3 weeks before Vodafone moves. I am now actively looking elsewere and I doubt I am the only one.

Telecom 120GB for $105 and I pay 60GB for $97.50

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  Reply # 626853 17-May-2012 14:39
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Snap = 260 GB for $100
Orcon = 200 GB for $99

These are naked broadband packages. We'll see how VF measures up next month.

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  Reply # 626874 17-May-2012 15:29
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NonprayingMantis: presume you are on naked broadband with that price?  Not really comparing
apples with apples in that sitiuation.


Thread is about data caps so not sure where you are coming from with that comment.

Do the math and it works out cheaper than other options out there. $66 60GB + VOIP and have a work on contract phone. Even if I included the cellphone plan still cheaper :-)


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  Reply # 626882 17-May-2012 15:40
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Digmarx: Snap = 260 GB for $100
Orcon = 200 GB for $99

These are naked broadband packages. We'll see how VF measures up next month.


Thats not bad, $85 for 120GB on Vodafone for us at the moment. Thats with double data, anyway I'm not in a hurry.

Vodafone have been good for us, a reliable connection that's fast.

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  Reply # 626890 17-May-2012 15:46
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I'm with you. I've generally got no problem with Vodafone's service. I guess I could use a static IP address like you get with Telecom, but it's not a major. If Vodafone can offer something relatively similar to the other ISPs I'd be happy to stay.

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  Reply # 631135 27-May-2012 19:00
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johnr: We have heard you want plans with more data and are working on it. We'll have new plans to share with you in June

John


Hey John. We getting pretty close to June now. Are we going to be kept in suspense until the 1st?

Cheers, another pestering data cap enquirer..... ;-)




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  Reply # 631140 27-May-2012 19:05
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johnr: We have heard you want plans with more data and are working on it. We'll have new plans to share with you in June

John


Hey John. We getting pretty close to June now. Are we going to be kept in suspense until the 1st?

Cheers, another pestering data cap enquirer..... ;-)


In June

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  Reply # 631154 27-May-2012 19:20
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hairy1:
johnr: We have heard you want plans with more data and are working on it. We'll have new plans to share with you in June

John


Hey John. We getting pretty close to June now. Are we going to be kept in suspense until the 1st?

Cheers, another pestering data cap enquirer..... ;-)


In June


Vodafone have more important things do to this month :) Like put me in Space :)


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  Reply # 631155 27-May-2012 19:22
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hairy1:
johnr: We have heard you want plans with more data and are working on it. We'll have new plans to share with you in June

John


Hey John. We getting pretty close to June now. Are we going to be kept in suspense until the 1st?

Cheers, another pestering data cap enquirer..... ;-)


In June


Sorry. Will get back in my cave.....




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