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Topic # 224354 14-Nov-2017 15:37
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Small annoyances no 37

 

I'm on Skinny, no. 1 and 2 midgets are in Spark, no. 3 midget 2 degrees.

 

So, why have Spark decided to bugger up a perfectly good system and move to 28 day prepay stuff, was it to convenient to be able to update automatically say 2 days after getting paid. And what do we get for that extra payment a month.

 

Why is it so difficult for 2Degrees (and Warehouse Mobile) to allow auto monthly credit card top ups to be a number I want, why does it have to be $20 or$10 pm, why mot $19 for a $19 combo.

 

Skinny is also on 28 days, which is just as annoying, but they are at least a bit cheaper, and I can top up with a number that doesn't end in zero.

 

This is all capitalisms fault, come the revolution...





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  Reply # 1900726 14-Nov-2017 15:44
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This is to be expected as customers get more data / minutes for less $$ the best way they can increase revenue is move to 28 day packages

 

Not rocket science

 

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  Reply # 1900772 14-Nov-2017 17:12
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Well yes good for them, and that's the main thing.





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  Reply # 1900774 14-Nov-2017 17:19
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Because most people are on weekly or biweekly pay cycles. Particularly those that are so bad with money that they can only top up based on the pay cycle.




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  Reply # 1900819 14-Nov-2017 17:59
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An interesting point, though being a bit cynical, I rather think they've done it for their own benefit. I just think its another form of shrinkflation, but maybe I'm wrong, I usually am.

 

Still see no reason why debits can't be for whatever amount you fancy though.





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  Reply # 1900823 14-Nov-2017 18:20
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Of course they have done it for their own benefit well for the Share holders anyway


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