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  Reply # 552107 1-Dec-2011 09:14
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Low Speed plan that is one of the worst speed test results I've seen. How much do you pay for that and next is why??? I'm sure you could basic broadband giving a lot faster speeds for a similar amount.

The idea of having Fibre may be great but seriously why would anyone pay for something that some companys don't even throttle you down to when you reach your data cap???

Lastly if your so unhappy with what your getting go elsewhere or is that the problem no one else is available where you are as if so that's not WXC's problem nobody forces you to use their product you are the customer and there is certainly better options out there for what your speed tests are showing.

Plus like it's been mentioned if they're not in control of the pricing again how can this be WXC's fault.

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  Reply # 552108 1-Dec-2011 09:15
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The low speed plan is basically there for those who want a phone only connection.




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  Reply # 552109 1-Dec-2011 09:16
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No he is on the Voice Only Plan.... which is just Voice only.

The point is that when the pilot is over we will know what the commercial options from telecom will be , right now under the pilot we do not !!!..so the price is just the initial one we have to offer when it this comes off we can then price accordingly and the we will be offering better plans .... My speed is from my desk i.e work connection it's not my home connection !!









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  Reply # 552110 1-Dec-2011 09:16
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  Reply # 552113 1-Dec-2011 09:20
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freitasm: And those speed tests are done over ethernet, not WiFi?


Yes, it's correct. A router can support WiFi, but it's disabled by default setting and I don't see any reason to enable it with such slow connection.  

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  Reply # 552116 1-Dec-2011 09:24
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As explained above though, if the plan is a voice only plan, then the bandwidth available would be that service only... I guess that explains it.




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  Reply # 552119 1-Dec-2011 09:26
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You have a slow connection because you are on the Voice only plan.... As you say you have a brand new house with a large mortgage and this is the only plan you can afford.





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  Reply # 552120 1-Dec-2011 09:28
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freitasm: Ah... Phone only connection. That explains it then.


No, it's not only phone. I signed application form for phone and "basic" Internet. You can  find application form on Xnet web-site:

not only phone
I have ticked VLSI (now I understand it's "very low speed Internet") and I have it.

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  Reply # 552126 1-Dec-2011 09:32
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Can you please show us a screen shot of the "enclosed document" too?




Chorus has spent $1.4 billion on making their xDSL broadband network faster. If your still stuck on ADSL or VDSL, why not spend from $150 on a master filter install to make sure you are getting the most out of your connection?
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  Reply # 552130 1-Dec-2011 09:36
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From the downloadable product guide from here: http://www.xnet.co.nz/solutions/fusion-over-fibre/

$45.00 per month Fusion VLSI
VFX Phone Service
Our Next Generation Phone Service
Xnet VFX will revolutionise the way you use your phone by
providing you with a feature rich, digital quality telephone
line.

$99.00 per month Fusion VHSI
High Speed Internet and VFX Phone Service
Get Fusion VHSI, and we will include our SuperCap A toll
plan at no extra charge (normally $19.95). Giving you 16
hours per month of landline calling across the following
countries; NZ, Australia, Canada, China, Hong Kong,
Singapore, Taiwan, Ireland, UK & USA! After 1000
minutes have been used up, pricing reverts to the
standard VFX per minute rates. (Attached VFX per minute
rate)
Fusion VHSI comes with the VFX phone line and fibrespeed
Internet connection allowing you to surf, chat and
download everything but the kitchen sink! Perfect for those
wanting to download music, movies and other media. You
connect to the network at 30Mbps down/6 Mbps up *actual
speeds will vary based on server congestion & locality.
If it?s all about speed, then you want this one!
Free Local Calling
Call landlines in your local calling area for FREE!




Chorus has spent $1.4 billion on making their xDSL broadband network faster. If your still stuck on ADSL or VDSL, why not spend from $150 on a master filter install to make sure you are getting the most out of your connection?
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Need help in Auckland, Waikato or BoP? Click my email button, or email me direct: [my user name] at geekzonemail dot com


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  Reply # 552131 1-Dec-2011 09:36
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maverick: You have a slow connection because you are on the Voice only plan.... As you say you have a brand new house with a large mortgage and this is the only plan you can afford.



I didn't know that I will be catch by Xnet . If I would know it I would buy another house. 

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  Reply # 552133 1-Dec-2011 09:38
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vgamail:
maverick: You have a slow connection because you are on the Voice only plan.... As you say you have a brand new house with a large mortgage and this is the only plan you can afford.



I didn't know that I will be catch by Xnet . If I would know it I would buy another house. 

I guess that is an issue to take up with the developers / real estate agents.
 




Chorus has spent $1.4 billion on making their xDSL broadband network faster. If your still stuck on ADSL or VDSL, why not spend from $150 on a master filter install to make sure you are getting the most out of your connection?
I install - Naked DSL, DSL Master Splitters, VoIP, data cabling and general computer support for home and small business.
Rural Broadband RBI installer for Ultimate Broadband and Full Flavour

 

Need help in Auckland, Waikato or BoP? Click my email button, or email me direct: [my user name] at geekzonemail dot com


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  Reply # 552140 1-Dec-2011 09:51
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coffeebaron: Can you please show us a screen shot of the "enclosed document" too?


Like I remember, it was just general information about Fusion:

fusion

I pay $45 for phone and about  $12 for Internet every month. I can't download more with my current speed. I can pay more for high speed Internet, but it should be competitive price.

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  Reply # 552143 1-Dec-2011 09:52
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It will be when we know what our costs will be !!!!!!, anyone else if they were on the pilot would be in the same boat !!!




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  Reply # 552144 1-Dec-2011 09:56
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coffeebaron: 
I guess that is an issue to take up with the developers / real estate agents.
 


Only problem that I love this house :)

I'm optimist and I believe that one day fibre Internet will be affordable as ADSL!

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