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  # 644665 22-Jun-2012 12:09
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Jaxar:The Huawei HG556a is not network specific either in its routing or modem components. The only network specific features on it are the ones that allow VF to provide greater tech support to it. e.g. syncing the username/password automatically.


Cool, so I could potentially sell it on if i left VF and had to pay for it.

I couldn't do jack with my Telecom one, even making it into a wireless AP required a degree in software engineering.


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  # 644666 22-Jun-2012 12:11
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Ruphus:
They've doubled my data for free and they are moving me onto their new mega pack for $95.


What package were you on. 

 
 
 
 


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Master Geek


  # 644673 22-Jun-2012 12:20
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Kiwi1971:
Ruphus:
They've doubled my data for free and they are moving me onto their new mega pack for $95.


What package were you on. 


The ultimate pack.



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  # 644676 22-Jun-2012 12:24
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I think that Vodafone have targeted 90% of the market with their offering. They've been going down a bundled strategy for some time - offering best mate sky and discounts on naked if you have an on account mobile rather than the biggest data caps on mobile or fixed broadband.

I think the offerings they have are pretty good and can see the value provided by the best mate offering especially if you make lots of toll/mobile calls to family.

If you compare the choice pack with Telecoms Total Home Light you get significantly better value with Vodafone.

What they haven't addressed is their high end data offerings - they effectively don't have one. I would be happy to pay more to get more data but I don't have the option. I'm on Naked and we use most or all of the 120GB (ie we double every month) and would like to buy more data. Vodafone have chosen not to offer to sell me more data and there lies the problem.

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  # 644677 22-Jun-2012 12:26
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networkn:
nakedmolerat:
networkn: Well I have heard from a source I trust, who won't be named, that if you were waiting for more data, you will be dissapointed when the announcement is official tomorrow, and if it's a deal breaker, I imagine you might be looking for a new ISP.

Let's try and keep things civil though. I can't see moderators tolerating bashing. The people who represent VF here aren't responsible for those decisions and shouldn't be held personally accountable.


i have mentioned this earlier in the thread. looking at the new ads for naked broadband, there is no way they will increase the data cap.

maybe it is true that there is some limitation that stop vodafone from offering more data (?bandwith)


There is no reason of that nature. It's infeasible that a company VF's size couldn't get bandwdith if they wanted it.  I suggest the people who are unhappy should make themselves heard through the correct channels (not endlessly whining here).


err, i would think this is the perfect place for ppl to voice their concerns about the plans they're on & discuss their experiences with other customers, and if you see others as 'going on about it' unfortunately you have to jump up and down at times or nothing will get done for you. i personally havn't seen anyone as 'going on about it' but have only read the last half of the forum? and i'm sure vodafone must come to threads like this and see what their customers are saying about them!.

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  # 644678 22-Jun-2012 12:26
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Ruphus:
Kiwi1971:
Ruphus:
They've doubled my data for free and they are moving me onto their new mega pack for $95.


What package were you on. 


The ultimate pack.


Looks you were much luckier than I was. 

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  # 644681 22-Jun-2012 12:28
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zhuyan:
Ruphus:
Kiwi1971:
Ruphus:
They've doubled my data for free and they are moving me onto their new mega pack for $95.


What package were you on. 


The ultimate pack.


Looks you were much luckier than I was. 


This is pretty unfair. I rung them this morning, and wasn't given that option.

Did you tell them you would leave if they didn't offer a decent retaining offer?




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Wannabe Geek


  # 644683 22-Jun-2012 12:30
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Hello people I'm new to this forum. I'm joining to see if people share the same situation that I do with Vodafone

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Master Geek


  # 644685 22-Jun-2012 12:33
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NZCoderGuy:
zhuyan:
Ruphus:
Kiwi1971:
Ruphus:
They've doubled my data for free and they are moving me onto their new mega pack for $95.


What package were you on. 


The ultimate pack.


Looks you were much luckier than I was. 


This is pretty unfair. I rung them this morning, and wasn't given that option.

Did you tell them you would leave if they didn't offer a decent retaining offer?


Well looks I was luckier than someone :)

Yes I told them straight away when connected that I'am switching to other ISP and the representative suggested I have a chat with their CRT (customer retaining team?)

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  # 644686 22-Jun-2012 12:35
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zhuyan:
NZCoderGuy:
zhuyan:
Ruphus:
Kiwi1971:
Ruphus:
They've doubled my data for free and they are moving me onto their new mega pack for $95.


What package were you on. 


The ultimate pack.


Looks you were much luckier than I was. 


This is pretty unfair. I rung them this morning, and wasn't given that option.

Did you tell them you would leave if they didn't offer a decent retaining offer?


Well looks I was luckier than someone :)

Yes I told them straight away when connected that I'am switching to other ISP and the representative suggested I have a chat with their CRT (customer retaining team?)


Interesting.. did you bluff, or was it a real threat?




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  # 644687 22-Jun-2012 12:37
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NZCoderGuy:
zhuyan:
Ruphus:
Kiwi1971:
Ruphus:
They've doubled my data for free and they are moving me onto their new mega pack for $95.


What package were you on. 


The ultimate pack.


Looks you were much luckier than I was. 


This is pretty unfair. I rung them this morning, and wasn't given that option.

Did you tell them you would leave if they didn't offer a decent retaining offer?


I told them that Telecom did a flyer drop in our area (which they did) trying to entice us to move to them.

Telecom offered 2 months free, 120GB of data, free antivirus, free calling number and something else that I can't remember now.

I said that I wanted cheaper double data and after 5 mins of being on hold, was advised of their offer.

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  # 644688 22-Jun-2012 12:38
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so there are some new plans being offered at vodafone? are they naked? where can i see them?
i usually struggle/hold myself back on 60Gb, this month i doubled and have used approx 130gb in 3 weeks and have just had my renewel of 60Gb. i still feel as though i am holding myself back and imagine i would need at least 200-250 Gb???. does anyone know the cheapest deal for around that amount pls?, -i imagine i will be leaving vodafone very soon :/

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  # 644689 22-Jun-2012 12:40
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NZCoderGuy:
zhuyan:
NZCoderGuy:
zhuyan:
Ruphus:
Kiwi1971:
Ruphus:
They've doubled my data for free and they are moving me onto their new mega pack for $95.


What package were you on. 


The ultimate pack.


Looks you were much luckier than I was. 


This is pretty unfair. I rung them this morning, and wasn't given that option.

Did you tell them you would leave if they didn't offer a decent retaining offer?


Well looks I was luckier than someone :)

Yes I told them straight away when connected that I'am switching to other ISP and the representative suggested I have a chat with their CRT (customer retaining team?)


Interesting.. did you bluff, or was it a real threat?


I don't think it is a threat; I just said I wanted to switch because I was not happy with the plan.  didn't even ask for a better deal from them before he suggested I spoke to the CRT

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  # 644693 22-Jun-2012 12:47
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I find these new plans underwhelming. I can't believe I held out this long waiting to see what they were going to offer.

Disappointing Vodafone.




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  # 644703 22-Jun-2012 12:55
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zhuyan:
loganjames: Wow I was hoping I wouldn't regret my switch to snap.

I don't.


Are you already with Snap? ?Is the speed good?

I'm going to pay $15 more a month (paying VF $100 for so-called Ultimate Pack for 80Gb/M) to get 255G data a month plus landline.

I simply regretted having wasted another month


I moved to a new neighbourhood at the same time and the wiring in my new place is a mess so it would be unfair to compare the two. But I also have a friend a few doors down from my old place on snap and he was getting the same speeds I was getting on vodafone if that helps? ~11Mbps down

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