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Topic # 204636 10-Oct-2016 20:38
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Has anyone on a RBI plan switched providers from Vodafone? 


I'm pretty happy with Vodafone but we're using up 80gb quite easily and topping up (for an extra $20) every month.


So, I'm looking to see if it is worthwhile switching. I see Ultimate, Wireless Nation and Netspeed all offer more data for a similar price. But they want to charge a pretty large installation cost and lock you in for 12-24 months. If I have to pay to switch and get locked into another contract, it's probably not worth it.


I guess my big question is, will any of these other providers reuse the same Vodafone antenna (and maybe even modem?) thus saving us the install cost?



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  Reply # 1648753 10-Oct-2016 20:56
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We're doing RBI 4G.

Plans available here:

With regards to what you're looking for:

1) No contract - 30 days notice to cancel
2) You can BYO router & antenna and we'll drop $14.37 off the advertised price on our website. We'll supply a new sim.
3) $2/GB for excess data.

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  Reply # 1648774 10-Oct-2016 21:41
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AFAIK there is no reason why they cant reuse the antennae as it more than likely be pointed at the same cell 


depending on where you are @coffeebarron may be able to give you more info

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  Reply # 1649975 12-Oct-2016 21:40
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Also could try




$105 for 170gb, (with 120gb peak and 50 off peak)

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