Geekzone: technology news, blogs, forums
Guest
Welcome Guest.
You haven't logged in yet. If you don't have an account you can register now.




70 posts

Master Geek


# 120901 17-Jun-2013 18:47
Send private message

I have bot h a Vodafone ADSL connection, and a UFB connection

I use my orcon fibre connection until the data has been reached, and then swap to Vodafone ADSL connection in which the modem is fully powered down....

However after reading another thread, with a usage query, i thought i'd check if our usage metre does the same and it has. i swapped over to that connection on the 15th of this month. as you can see thats when it peaks again....

Heres a pasted version of the usage we've used.... 

28-May-2013 1088.753 
29-May-2013 495.787 
30-May-2013 216.794 
31-May-2013 729.729 
01-Jun-2013 228.633 
02-Jun-2013 671.971 
03-Jun-2013 1923.286 
04-Jun-2013 1300.429 
05-Jun-2013 273.291 
06-Jun-2013 2194.208 
07-Jun-2013 351.072 
08-Jun-2013 177.189 
09-Jun-2013 476.698 
10-Jun-2013 299.649 
11-Jun-2013 145.222 
12-Jun-2013 117.509 
13-Jun-2013 238.421 
14-Jun-2013 194.933 
15-Jun-2013 1611.248 
16-Jun-2013 1427.313 
Today 359.806 
Total 14521.941 


Im going to turn it off for the whole of next month, and see what happens??? but is it an error? or is it a correct?

Filter this topic showing only the reply marked as answer Create new topic
19282 posts

Uber Geek
Inactive user


  # 838301 17-Jun-2013 18:49
Send private message

Have you ever sold / given away a modem supplied to you by Vodafone?



70 posts

Master Geek


  # 838311 17-Jun-2013 19:14
Send private message

I did have stolen last year when we were broken into... is that bad Johnr? is someone hijacking my account?

 
 
 
 


BDFL - Memuneh
64655 posts

Uber Geek

Administrator
Trusted
Geekzone
Lifetime subscriber

19282 posts

Uber Geek
Inactive user


  # 838320 17-Jun-2013 19:43
Send private message

kamrind please call Vodafone tech support and explain about the modem been stolen and usage when your modem is off, This should be looked into further

751 posts

Ultimate Geek

Trusted

  # 838323 17-Jun-2013 19:54
Send private message

hahahahahahahahahahhahahahahahahha.

i feel sorry for you, but thats funny.

I was going to give my old vodafone broadband modem away but im glad i have'nt.


thanks for sharing.

-steve..




Voice gives context



70 posts

Master Geek


  # 838370 17-Jun-2013 21:24
Send private message

Lol yeah it is kinda funny that lol.... But rather annoying if sum1 is using it and my usage well they at it haha

Thanks John... Will ring tmro first thing

540 posts

Ultimate Geek

Subscriber

  # 838846 18-Jun-2013 18:56
Send private message

wouldent it be easer to just change the account password for the dsl service. ???
and have the login history crossrefrenced from connecting land line number.




[ SIGNATURE HERE ]


 
 
 
 


709 posts

Ultimate Geek

Trusted
Vodafone NZ

  # 839238 19-Jun-2013 12:20
Send private message

phantomdb: wouldent it be easer to just change the account password for the dsl service. ???
and have the login history crossrefrenced from connecting land line number.


Our modems configure themselves with credentials etc based on the account to which each serial number is linked. The line ID it is connecting from has no bearing on this, as long as a Vodafone connection is detected, the modem will use the credentials of the account it is linked to. It can be disabled if needed, eg if the customer wants to give their modem to someone else.




6434 posts

Uber Geek


  # 839253 19-Jun-2013 12:30
Send private message

Demeter:
phantomdb: wouldent it be easer to just change the account password for the dsl service. ???
and have the login history crossrefrenced from connecting land line number.


Our modems configure themselves with credentials etc based on the account to which each serial number is linked. The line ID it is connecting from has no bearing on this, as long as a Vodafone connection is detected, the modem will use the credentials of the account it is linked to. It can be disabled if needed, eg if the customer wants to give their modem to someone else.


does that mean that the person who is using it now wouldn't be seeing any usage counted on their account as it is all going to this other person?

709 posts

Ultimate Geek

Trusted
Vodafone NZ

  # 839254 19-Jun-2013 12:33
Send private message

NonprayingMantis:
Demeter:
phantomdb: wouldent it be easer to just change the account password for the dsl service. ???
and have the login history crossrefrenced from connecting land line number.


Our modems configure themselves with credentials etc based on the account to which each serial number is linked. The line ID it is connecting from has no bearing on this, as long as a Vodafone connection is detected, the modem will use the credentials of the account it is linked to. It can be disabled if needed, eg if the customer wants to give their modem to someone else.


does that mean that the person who is using it now wouldn't be seeing any usage counted on their account as it is all going to this other person?


That is correct. This is pretty rare, but can happen. When it does, we zap the extra usage from the other affected account to make sure they aren't impacted further. Most people notice pretty quickly if they are being charged for bandwidth when they shouldn't be.




Filter this topic showing only the reply marked as answer Create new topic



Twitter and LinkedIn »



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when new discussions are posted in our forums:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when news items and blogs are posted in our frontpage:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when tech item prices are listed in our price comparison site:





News »

Logitech introduces new Made for Google keyboard and mouse devices
Posted 16-Oct-2019 13:36


MATTR launches to accelerate decentralised identity
Posted 16-Oct-2019 10:28


Vodafone X-Squad powers up for customers
Posted 16-Oct-2019 08:15


D Link ANZ launches EXO Smart Mesh Wi Fi Routers with McAfee protection
Posted 15-Oct-2019 11:31


Major Japanese retailer partners with smart New Zealand technology IMAGR
Posted 14-Oct-2019 10:29


Ola pioneers one-time passcode feature to fight rideshare fraud
Posted 14-Oct-2019 10:24


Spark Sport new home of NZC matches from 2020
Posted 10-Oct-2019 09:59


Meet Nola, Noel Leeming's new digital employee
Posted 4-Oct-2019 08:07


Registrations for Sprout Accelerator open for 2020 season
Posted 4-Oct-2019 08:02


Teletrac Navman welcomes AI tech leader Jens Meggers as new President
Posted 4-Oct-2019 07:41


Vodafone makes voice of 4G (VoLTE) official
Posted 4-Oct-2019 07:36


2degrees Reaches Milestone of 100,000 Broadband Customers
Posted 1-Oct-2019 09:17


Nokia 1 Plus available in New Zealand from 2nd October
Posted 30-Sep-2019 17:46


Ola integrates Apple Pay as payment method in New Zealand
Posted 25-Sep-2019 09:51


Facebook Portal to land in New Zealand
Posted 19-Sep-2019 18:35



Geekzone Live »

Try automatic live updates from Geekzone directly in your browser, without refreshing the page, with Geekzone Live now.


Support Geekzone »

Our community of supporters help make Geekzone possible. Click the button below to join them.

Support Geezone on PressPatron



Are you subscribed to our RSS feed? You can download the latest headlines and summaries from our stories directly to your computer or smartphone by using a feed reader.

Alternatively, you can receive a daily email with Geekzone updates.