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  Reply # 502073 4-Aug-2011 18:27
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Nety: The difference here is first this is advertised (used to be something you had to ask for) and importantly they used to require that you did not have the bottom level broadband services and you had to have their Digital TV service.


You still need to be on the 20GB minimum plan. The "bottom level broadband services" are still not available as Naked Broadband so I can't see what has changed. Like our esteemed leader I too have used broadband without a phone with Voip for years.

I will state it again then. What has changed is that you now do not need to have a Digital TV service as well as cable broadband to get naked broadband. Point taken on the minimum plan though.







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  Reply # 502080 4-Aug-2011 18:34
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I have a 20gb plan and have the digital tv service from Telstra Clear, i also have the phone line that we don't use.. at all. Am i goin to be saiving any money from this "naked broadband"?

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  Reply # 502082 4-Aug-2011 18:35
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Zippity: 

No, I am not trying to be funny and I resent your ludicrous statement.

Broadmeadows in Wellington has no aerial (telephone wired) services.

TC or Saturn laid the cable right across the entrance to Broadmeadows on  Burma Road, but refused to lay it in Broadmeadows.

My question is simple - When TC state that they can supply naked broadband in Wellington, do they also mean Broadmeadows.

If the answer is no, then their advertising is wrong, incorrect and illegal.


Don't really see the problem the website has a clear link to the coverage area and the terms state connection restrictions apply in some areas.

If you can get cable you can if you can't yet, you can't... C'est la vie (Such is Life)!

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  Reply # 502089 4-Aug-2011 18:47
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Zippity: 

No, I am not trying to be funny and I resent your ludicrous statement.

Broadmeadows in Wellington has no aerial (telephone wired) services.

TC or Saturn laid the cable right across the entrance to Broadmeadows on  Burma Road, but refused to lay it in Broadmeadows.

My question is simple - When TC state that they can supply naked broadband in Wellington, do they also mean Broadmeadows.

If the answer is no, then their advertising is wrong, incorrect and illegal.


Don't really see the problem the website has a clear link to the coverage area and the terms state connection restrictions apply in some areas.

If you can get cable you can if you can't yet, you can't... C'est la vie (Such is Life)!


haha someone is grumpy he doesn't have cable 

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  Reply # 502102 4-Aug-2011 19:07
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Morph:
Ragnor:
Zippity: 

No, I am not trying to be funny and I resent your ludicrous statement.

Broadmeadows in Wellington has no aerial (telephone wired) services.

TC or Saturn laid the cable right across the entrance to Broadmeadows on  Burma Road, but refused to lay it in Broadmeadows.

My question is simple - When TC state that they can supply naked broadband in Wellington, do they also mean Broadmeadows.

If the answer is no, then their advertising is wrong, incorrect and illegal.


Don't really see the problem the website has a clear link to the coverage area and the terms state connection restrictions apply in some areas.

If you can get cable you can if you can't yet, you can't... C'est la vie (Such is Life)!


haha someone is grumpy he doesn't have cable 


Don't be such a blithering idiot Frown 

The deal I am on with Vodafone/Ihug is much better anyway. 

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  Reply # 502109 4-Aug-2011 19:21
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Zippity:
Morph:
Ragnor:
Zippity: 

No, I am not trying to be funny and I resent your ludicrous statement.

Broadmeadows in Wellington has no aerial (telephone wired) services.

TC or Saturn laid the cable right across the entrance to Broadmeadows on  Burma Road, but refused to lay it in Broadmeadows.

My question is simple - When TC state that they can supply naked broadband in Wellington, do they also mean Broadmeadows.

If the answer is no, then their advertising is wrong, incorrect and illegal.


Don't really see the problem the website has a clear link to the coverage area and the terms state connection restrictions apply in some areas.

If you can get cable you can if you can't yet, you can't... C'est la vie (Such is Life)!


haha someone is grumpy he doesn't have cable 


Don't be such a blithering idiot Frown 

The deal I am on with Vodafone/Ihug is much better anyway. 


Then why complain? 

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  Reply # 502110 4-Aug-2011 19:21
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Wait... what? Naked cable? I haven't ever had a phone line with Telstra.

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  Reply # 502114 4-Aug-2011 19:27
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Ropenuts: I have a 20gb plan and have the digital tv service from Telstra Clear, i also have the phone line that we don't use.. at all. Am i goin to be saiving any money from this "naked broadband"?


Yes.

Just to make this thread clear this "naked broadband" is nothing new. Since Saturn launched their cable modem service in ~1997 (which I was a trial user of way back then) you have always been able to get cable internet without a phoneline.

During some plan changes around 5 or 6 years ago the requirement to have a phoneline was introduced for two new low end plans, but for all other you have never needed a phoneline.

To get TV you are required to either bundle this with a phoneline OR broadband or both. It's not an individual product.





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  Reply # 502178 4-Aug-2011 21:58
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Nety:
geek4me:
Nety: The difference here is first this is advertised (used to be something you had to ask for) and importantly they used to require that you did not have the bottom level broadband services and you had to have their Digital TV service.


You still need to be on the 20GB minimum plan. The "bottom level broadband services" are still not available as Naked Broadband so I can't see what has changed. Like our esteemed leader I too have used broadband without a phone with Voip for years.

I will state it again then. What has changed is that you now do not need to have a Digital TV service as well as cable broadband to get naked broadband. Point taken on the minimum plan though.


I do not have a Digital TV Service with my 20GB Broadband plan. The option of not needing Digital TV or a phone line has been available for several years now, it is not new. What has changed is that they are now calling it Naked broadband. A new name for an old service.

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  Reply # 502185 4-Aug-2011 22:14
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geek4me:
Nety:
geek4me:
Nety: The difference here is first this is advertised (used to be something you had to ask for) and importantly they used to require that you did not have the bottom level broadband services and you had to have their Digital TV service.


You still need to be on the 20GB minimum plan. The "bottom level broadband services" are still not available as Naked Broadband so I can't see what has changed. Like our esteemed leader I too have used broadband without a phone with Voip for years.

I will state it again then. What has changed is that you now do not need to have a Digital TV service as well as cable broadband to get naked broadband. Point taken on the minimum plan though.


I do not have a Digital TV Service with my 20GB Broadband plan. The option of not needing Digital TV or a phone line has been available for several years now, it is not new. What has changed is that they are now calling it Naked broadband. A new name for an old service.


I'm guessing its just letting people that didn't know  know?

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  Reply # 502226 5-Aug-2011 06:59
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I have had this for many years where I have not had a phone line. I am disapointed to see that Geekzone is allowing advertising on its site in this manner especially since this is more smoke and mirrors from TCL.

Is there a commercial link between geekzone and TCL?

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  Reply # 502235 5-Aug-2011 07:48
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mattbush: I have had this for many years where I have not had a phone line. I am disapointed to see that Geekzone is allowing advertising on its site in this manner especially since this is more smoke and mirrors from TCL.

Is there a commercial link between geekzone and TCL?


Doubt it....But there is a commercial link between running online advertising and paying for hosting fees.  The web server you're reading this from doesn't come for free.  Hence why MF sells online advertising on his site to keep the lights on.  To say anything else is opening up a can of ban-hammer.





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  Reply # 502243 5-Aug-2011 08:19
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mattbush: I have had this for many years where I have not had a phone line. I am disapointed to see that Geekzone is allowing advertising on its site in this manner especially since this is more smoke and mirrors from TCL.

Is there a commercial link between geekzone and TCL?


Well personally I never knew anything about it and it was never mentioned on the website itself I don't believe so personally I don't have a problem with the announcement. Its not like they are lying about what they are offering they are just promoting it more...

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  Reply # 502391 5-Aug-2011 12:27
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geek4me: I do not have a Digital TV Service with my 20GB Broadband plan. The option of not needing Digital TV or a phone line has been available for several years now, it is not new. What has changed is that they are now calling it Naked broadband. A new name for an old service.


I stand corrected. When I dropped the phone line I was told that they would do so but only because we had Digital TV as well as cable broadband. It must of either been before they made the change or it was given incorrect information.







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  Reply # 502397 5-Aug-2011 12:31
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mattbush: Is there a commercial link between geekzone and TCL?


No. And you should know better than to ask.
 




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