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Topic # 143901 30-Apr-2014 22:12
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So how long until Vodafone copies Telecom latest move with unlimited plans? Days, weeks or months?

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  Reply # 1034350 30-Apr-2014 22:18
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Jun 14 is my deadline.





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  Reply # 1034361 30-Apr-2014 22:38
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Yes, please marketing take the hint and copy it. Please i want my QOS to go down hill. I want slower off shore speeds. I want higher pings, I want further degraded traffic. (I doubt the VF network would be brought to its knees but i have seen other providers exercise that ability.)
Some may object to such but i would rather quality over quantity.

*Well blow me down, Guess who launched unlimited today.
O yes Kim, I sent you a text telling you capping isnt cool.

 
 
 
 


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  Reply # 1034364 30-Apr-2014 22:40
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But surely those people on the 'unlimited' plans can be ring fenced from those with quotas. 

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  Reply # 1034368 30-Apr-2014 22:43
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I remember last time an 'unlimited' weekend was tried. Not good.




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  Reply # 1034370 30-Apr-2014 22:46
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So only telecom has the data capacity to support this?
Damn, and my suresignal only works with VF :(

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  Reply # 1034372 30-Apr-2014 22:48
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Other ISPs manage unlimited plans without any shaping or slowdowns. I switched from capped Snap ADSL to uncapped Orcon UFB, and I noticed no reduction in reliability or consistency.





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  Reply # 1034382 30-Apr-2014 22:55
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PhantomNVD: So only telecom has the data capacity to support this?
Damn, and my suresignal only works with VF :(


I wouldnt go that far out and say that.
All our hand over links are 10Gig or 1 Gig depending on type and location. I saw the graphs a week back and none are even coming close to max at peak. We would have the capacity.

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  Reply # 1034383 30-Apr-2014 22:55
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ripdog: Other ISPs manage unlimited plans without any shaping or slowdowns. I switched from capped Snap ADSL to uncapped Orcon UFB, and I noticed no reduction in reliability or consistency.


I know most of people would contest that comment.

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  Reply # 1034389 30-Apr-2014 23:09
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TimA:
ripdog: Other ISPs manage unlimited plans without any shaping or slowdowns. I switched from capped Snap ADSL to uncapped Orcon UFB, and I noticed no reduction in reliability or consistency.


I know most of people would contest that comment.


True, it's only an anecdote, but every ISP has customers with bad experiences. Look at TrueNet. Orcon has excellent Latency and page download times, just losing out on download speeds.





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  Reply # 1034404 30-Apr-2014 23:15
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ripdog:
TimA:
ripdog: Other ISPs manage unlimited plans without any shaping or slowdowns. I switched from capped Snap ADSL to uncapped Orcon UFB, and I noticed no reduction in reliability or consistency.


I know most of people would contest that comment.


True, it's only an anecdote, but every ISP has customers with bad experiences. Look at TrueNet. Orcon has excellent Latency and page download times, just losing out on download speeds.


Wonder why? Im not bagging orcon or anyone in specific. 

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  Reply # 1034407 30-Apr-2014 23:19
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TimA:
ripdog:
TimA:
ripdog: Other ISPs manage unlimited plans without any shaping or slowdowns. I switched from capped Snap ADSL to uncapped Orcon UFB, and I noticed no reduction in reliability or consistency.


I know most of people would contest that comment.


True, it's only an anecdote, but every ISP has customers with bad experiences. Look at TrueNet. Orcon has excellent Latency and page download times, just losing out on download speeds.


Wonder why? Im not bagging orcon or anyone in specific. 


Speculate all you want, but there's plenty of ISPs which aren't winning their categories in TrueNet tests, despite not having any uncapped plans.

Also, we don't know the sample sizes. Wonder if truenet has a reason for not releasing that info?

Oh well, I'm happy with my connection getting 94mbps in tests which I can download 800gb in a month without any worries.





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  Reply # 1034408 30-Apr-2014 23:21
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ripdog:
TimA:
ripdog:
TimA:
ripdog: Other ISPs manage unlimited plans without any shaping or slowdowns. I switched from capped Snap ADSL to uncapped Orcon UFB, and I noticed no reduction in reliability or consistency.


I know most of people would contest that comment.


True, it's only an anecdote, but every ISP has customers with bad experiences. Look at TrueNet. Orcon has excellent Latency and page download times, just losing out on download speeds.


Wonder why? Im not bagging orcon or anyone in specific. 


Speculate all you want, but there's plenty of ISPs which aren't winning their categories in TrueNet tests, despite not having any uncapped plans.

Also, we don't know the sample sizes. Wonder if truenet has a reason for not releasing that info?

Oh well, I'm happy with my connection getting 94mbps in tests which I can download 800gb in a month without any worries.


Hmmh. My test bench at works gets 205Mbp/s and 55Mbp/s up. So superior!!

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  Reply # 1034410 30-Apr-2014 23:23
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TimA:
ripdog:
TimA:
ripdog:
TimA:
ripdog: Other ISPs manage unlimited plans without any shaping or slowdowns. I switched from capped Snap ADSL to uncapped Orcon UFB, and I noticed no reduction in reliability or consistency.


I know most of people would contest that comment.


True, it's only an anecdote, but every ISP has customers with bad experiences. Look at TrueNet. Orcon has excellent Latency and page download times, just losing out on download speeds.


Wonder why? Im not bagging orcon or anyone in specific. 


Speculate all you want, but there's plenty of ISPs which aren't winning their categories in TrueNet tests, despite not having any uncapped plans.

Also, we don't know the sample sizes. Wonder if truenet has a reason for not releasing that info?

Oh well, I'm happy with my connection getting 94mbps in tests which I can download 800gb in a month without any worries.


Hmmh. My test bench at works gets 205Mbp/s and 55Mbp/s up. So superior!!


Haha. Now tell me what your boss says when you torrent "Linux ISOs" on that testbench.

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Damn ISP employees.





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  Reply # 1034411 30-Apr-2014 23:25
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ripdog:
TimA:
ripdog:
TimA:
ripdog:
TimA:
ripdog: Other ISPs manage unlimited plans without any shaping or slowdowns. I switched from capped Snap ADSL to uncapped Orcon UFB, and I noticed no reduction in reliability or consistency.


I know most of people would contest that comment.


True, it's only an anecdote, but every ISP has customers with bad experiences. Look at TrueNet. Orcon has excellent Latency and page download times, just losing out on download speeds.


Wonder why? Im not bagging orcon or anyone in specific. 


Speculate all you want, but there's plenty of ISPs which aren't winning their categories in TrueNet tests, despite not having any uncapped plans.

Also, we don't know the sample sizes. Wonder if truenet has a reason for not releasing that info?

Oh well, I'm happy with my connection getting 94mbps in tests which I can download 800gb in a month without any worries.


Hmmh. My test bench at works gets 205Mbp/s and 55Mbp/s up. So superior!!


Haha. Now tell me what your boss says when you torrent "Linux ISOs" on that testbench.

...

Damn ISP employees.


Nothing. Cause linux ISO's are not illegal. And im testing network performance.

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  Reply # 1034412 30-Apr-2014 23:26
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And didn't you just say you had 1-10GB lines out... What happened to the rest if that bandwidth :D

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