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Topic # 67600 4-Sep-2010 12:32
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Well I have now received a letter from Telstraclear confirming what we had already seen on the Telstraclear web site. Their cable internet plans are changing and the result is lower cost for may of the plans and more data for all but the 120G!
They are also adsorbing the GST increase for Data but TV is increasing by the amount of the GST increase.

Well done Telstraclear! Has taken awhile to happen but very glad to see it happening. We only have Internet and TV so the packages will change as below

Highspeed 1G, TV             4Mbps & 1GB  to    15Mbps & 2GB from $82.64 to $89.66
Highspeed 5G, TV             4Mbps & 5GB  to    15Mbps & 10GB from $92.64 to $99.66
Highspeed 10G, TV           10Mbps & 10GB to  15Mbps & 20GB from $102.64 to $109.66
Highspeed 20G, TV           10Mbps & 20GB to  15Mbps & 40GB from $127.64 to $123.66
Highspeed 50G, TV           10Mbps & 50GB to  15Mbps & 60GB from $157.64 to $149.66
Highspeed 80G, TV           10Mbps & 80GB to  15Mbps & 90GB from $197.64 to $193.66
Highspeed 120G, TV         25Mbps & 120GB to 25Mbps & 120GB from $277.64 to $263.66
All these prices include GST at the new rate.

So for the first 4 packages it cost a little more but you are now getting twice the data. For the next two they are only increasing by 10GB but there is a decrease in price. 120G plan is still a bit of a odd duck with no increase in data and only a slight decrease in cost. IMHO I think they do not want people moving to the 120g plan so are keeping it unattractive.

Edit for pricing on more standard plans see here

https://www.telstraclear.co.nz/residential/inhome/packages/
http://www.telstraclear.co.nz/residential/inhome/internet/cable-broadband/plans.cfm







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  Reply # 376540 4-Sep-2010 12:40
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Is that including TV? The prices listed by the OP seems to be for Internet+TV.

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  Reply # 376549 4-Sep-2010 12:53
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Ah, got the letter as well... You must be right, my price is for Internet service only:

LightSpeed 10GB $55.95 (was $54.95)
LightSpeed 20GB $69.95 (was $79.95)
LightSpeed 50GB $95.95 (was 109.95)
LightSpeed 80GB $139.95 (was $149.95)
WarpSpeed 120GB $209.95 (was $229.95)





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  Reply # 376550 4-Sep-2010 12:54

Nety: Well I have now received a letter from Telstraclear confirming what we had already seen on the Telstraclear web site. Their cable internet plans are changing and the result is lower cost for may of the plans and more data for all but the 120G!
They are also adsorbing the GST increase for Data but TV is increasing by the amount of the GST increase.

Well done Telstraclear! Has taken awhile to happen but very glad to see it happening. We only have Internet and TV so the packages will change as below

Highspeed 1G, TV             4Mbps & 1GB  to    15Mbps & 2GB from $82.64 to $89.66
Highspeed 5G, TV             4Mbps & 5GB  to    15Mbps & 10GB from $92.64 to $99.66
Highspeed 10G, TV           10Mbps & 10GB to  15Mbps & 20GB from $102.64 to $109.66
Highspeed 20G, TV           10Mbps & 20GB to  15Mbps & 40GB from $127.64 to $123.66
Highspeed 50G, TV           10Mbps & 50GB to  15Mbps & 60GB from $157.64 to $149.66
Highspeed 80G, TV           10Mbps & 80GB to  15Mbps & 90GB from $197.64 to $193.66
Highspeed 120G, TV         25Mbps & 120GB to 25Mbps & 120GB from $277.64 to $263.66
All these prices include GST at the new rate.

So for the first 4 packages it cost a little more but you are now getting twice the data. For the next two they are only increasing by 10GB but there is a decrease in price. 120G plan is still a bit of a odd duck with no increase in data and only a slight decrease in cost. IMHO I think they do not want people moving to the 120g plan so are keeping it unattractive.

Edit for pricing on more standard plans see here

https://www.telstraclear.co.nz/residential/inhome/packages/

http://www.telstraclear.co.nz/residential/inhome/internet/cable-broadband/plans.cfm


 

They are still pricing 1Gb of extra bandwidth for $3, which is a rip off compared to other providers. I currently pay about $1 per Gb and only pay for what I use.

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  Reply # 376552 4-Sep-2010 13:01
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robbyp:
Nety: Well I have now received a letter from Telstraclear confirming what we had already seen on the Telstraclear web site. Their cable internet plans are changing and the result is lower cost for may of the plans and more data for all but the 120G!
They are also adsorbing the GST increase for Data but TV is increasing by the amount of the GST increase.

Well done Telstraclear! Has taken awhile to happen but very glad to see it happening. We only have Internet and TV so the packages will change as below

Highspeed 1G, TV             4Mbps & 1GB  to    15Mbps & 2GB from $82.64 to $89.66
Highspeed 5G, TV             4Mbps & 5GB  to    15Mbps & 10GB from $92.64 to $99.66
Highspeed 10G, TV           10Mbps & 10GB to  15Mbps & 20GB from $102.64 to $109.66
Highspeed 20G, TV           10Mbps & 20GB to  15Mbps & 40GB from $127.64 to $123.66
Highspeed 50G, TV           10Mbps & 50GB to  15Mbps & 60GB from $157.64 to $149.66
Highspeed 80G, TV           10Mbps & 80GB to  15Mbps & 90GB from $197.64 to $193.66
Highspeed 120G, TV         25Mbps & 120GB to 25Mbps & 120GB from $277.64 to $263.66
All these prices include GST at the new rate.

So for the first 4 packages it cost a little more but you are now getting twice the data. For the next two they are only increasing by 10GB but there is a decrease in price. 120G plan is still a bit of a odd duck with no increase in data and only a slight decrease in cost. IMHO I think they do not want people moving to the 120g plan so are keeping it unattractive.

Edit for pricing on more standard plans see here

https://www.telstraclear.co.nz/residential/inhome/packages/

http://www.telstraclear.co.nz/residential/inhome/internet/cable-broadband/plans.cfm


 

They are still pricing 1Gb of extra bandwidth for $3, which is a rip off compared to other providers. I currently pay about $1 per Gb and only pay for what I use.


That's only on the low plans. Data is $2.95 per 2GB on all high end plans.

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  Reply # 376685 4-Sep-2010 18:49
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Makes telstraclear all the sweeter! - very very happy!

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  Reply # 376689 4-Sep-2010 19:11
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robbyp: They are still pricing 1Gb of extra bandwidth for $3, which is a rip off compared to other providers. I currently pay about $1 per Gb and only pay for what I use.


1GB (gigabyte), not 1Gb (gigabit)... 1GB is not 1Gb.




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  Reply # 376710 4-Sep-2010 20:53
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Now Telstra just needs to double download caps on ADSL2+ plans :p

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  Reply # 376732 4-Sep-2010 23:08
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Nety:
TV is increasing by the amount of the GST increase.


Not quite - TV and PhoneLine seem to be increasing by significantly more than the GST increase. The old phone + TV package was $78.71, and it's now $87.59. The new GST rate would have put it at $80.46. PhoneLine by itself was $36.95 and is now $39.95. Just GST would put it at $37.77. So phone has gone up by $2.18 on top of the GST increase, and TV has gone up by $4.95 on top of GST. In total, that package has increased by $7.13 above GST.

TelstraClear giveth, and TelstraClear taketh away ;)

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  Reply # 376733 4-Sep-2010 23:16

sbiddle:
robbyp:
Nety: Well I have now received a letter from Telstraclear confirming what we had already seen on the Telstraclear web site. Their cable internet plans are changing and the result is lower cost for may of the plans and more data for all but the 120G!
They are also adsorbing the GST increase for Data but TV is increasing by the amount of the GST increase.

Well done Telstraclear! Has taken awhile to happen but very glad to see it happening. We only have Internet and TV so the packages will change as below

Highspeed 1G, TV             4Mbps & 1GB  to    15Mbps & 2GB from $82.64 to $89.66
Highspeed 5G, TV             4Mbps & 5GB  to    15Mbps & 10GB from $92.64 to $99.66
Highspeed 10G, TV           10Mbps & 10GB to  15Mbps & 20GB from $102.64 to $109.66
Highspeed 20G, TV           10Mbps & 20GB to  15Mbps & 40GB from $127.64 to $123.66
Highspeed 50G, TV           10Mbps & 50GB to  15Mbps & 60GB from $157.64 to $149.66
Highspeed 80G, TV           10Mbps & 80GB to  15Mbps & 90GB from $197.64 to $193.66
Highspeed 120G, TV         25Mbps & 120GB to 25Mbps & 120GB from $277.64 to $263.66
All these prices include GST at the new rate.

So for the first 4 packages it cost a little more but you are now getting twice the data. For the next two they are only increasing by 10GB but there is a decrease in price. 120G plan is still a bit of a odd duck with no increase in data and only a slight decrease in cost. IMHO I think they do not want people moving to the 120g plan so are keeping it unattractive.

Edit for pricing on more standard plans see here

https://www.telstraclear.co.nz/residential/inhome/packages/


http://www.telstraclear.co.nz/residential/inhome/internet/cable-broadband/plans.cfm


 

 

 

They are still pricing 1Gb of extra bandwidth for $3, which is a rip off compared to other providers. I currently pay about $1 per Gb and only pay for what I use.


That's only on the low plans. Data is $2.95 per 2GB on all high end plans.



 

 

Yes but that additional data price hasn't gone down at all has it? I don't know why they would have a cheaper rate for high users, apart from wanting people to be on the more expensive plans.

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  Reply # 376771 5-Sep-2010 08:37
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This may sound strange Robbyp bu it's most likely because the customers that have the highest usage plans are also the most likely to go over...
I would think they want to keep this "high usage" read nerd group happiest as they are more likely to be ISP wh0res. Just a point of view



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  Reply # 376782 5-Sep-2010 09:23
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freitasm: Ah, got the letter as well... You must be right, my price is for Internet service only:

LightSpeed 10GB $55.95 (was $54.95)
LightSpeed 20GB $69.95 (was $79.95)
LightSpeed 50GB $95.95 (was 109.95)
LightSpeed 80GB $139.95 (was $149.95)
WarpSpeed 120GB $209.95 (was $229.95)



Yes your right. I listed the prices above because they were for Internet + TV which they do not list on their web site.







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Reply # 378738 11-Sep-2010 09:18
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Last night i was reading the posts detailing the changes to the cable internet data caps and speeds, and that many had recieved a letter showing these.  I have only recieved a letter explaining the GST increase, and looking online i can see they are making changes to the speed on all plans but increasing the lower data caps, nothing is mentioned about how all are doubling. 

so i made the call to telstra clear, who advise if you on 1G your data will double to 2G and if you on 5G your data will double to 10G, but those on the 10G plan will not be pushed up to 20G just have thier speed increased from 10Mbps to 15Mbps.

and the same follows on upward, if you are on an unchanged plan, then you will not change, only those on the affected plans (1G and 5G).

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  Reply # 378790 11-Sep-2010 15:24
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jasonwaiheke:  but those on the 10G plan will not be pushed up to 20G just have thier speed increased from 10Mbps to 15Mbps ... and the same follows on upward


The letter  for Cable Service Inhome Package changes clearly states LightSpeed 10GB will increase to 20GB. The 20GB plan will increase to 40GB. 50GB to 60GB, 80GB to 90GB along with the increase in speed that you mentioned.

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  Reply # 378905 12-Sep-2010 01:20
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Agree with this. Got also the letter and 20gb will now be 40gb. I still got the letter and will keep it until Oct.

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