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# 251013 4-Jun-2019 22:36
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Considering our plan on RBI 240GB and up to a maximum of  five 10GB packs extra. Surely it must be time for RBI broadband to at least port down to slower speeds like *cough* <adsl, or similar, So at least 'something' keeps working... It just stops. 🚫

 

Heck, ..I'd gladly pay more.  

 

Haven't even factored in the WC Rugby streaming yet. LOL. 

 

 

 

footnote: Glad im not on the standard 120GB.


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  # 2251647 4-Jun-2019 22:53
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Sign up for another RBI wireless account with a different provider. Or get someone else to also open an account for you to use.

Is there any possibility of setting up your own fixed wireless link to a location that has fibre \ VDSL?





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  # 2251687 5-Jun-2019 00:16
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Just looked at the skinny website: $59/month for 240gb then 10GB blocks at $20 each. Value sure plummets for those extra data blocks...

As Aredwood said, running multiple accounts looks really attractive if you regularly run over your 240GB.

How much do you care about speed? Could the unlimited plan here (14/2 Mbps) be an option? https://getgravity.nz/rural-broadband-plans/

 

I assume you have already exhausted options with local WISP's?


 
 
 
 


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  # 2251706 5-Jun-2019 06:15
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Scott3:

Just looked at the skinny website: $59/month for 240gb then 10GB blocks at $20 each. Value sure plummets for those extra data blocks...

As Aredwood said, running multiple accounts looks really attractive if you regularly run over your 240GB.

How much do you care about speed? Could the unlimited plan here (14/2 Mbps) be an option? https://getgravity.nz/rural-broadband-plans/


I assume you have already exhausted options with local WISP's?


That skinny pricing is for urban fixed wireless, not RBI unfortunately

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  # 2251732 5-Jun-2019 08:29
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I don't know where the OP is located. But Lightwire do up to 750GB in the areas they cover and that includes uncapped off peak data (midnight to 6am) on their most expensive plan.

 

Depending on whether it's woefully slow or totally non-existent would keeping an ADSL line for less speed critical activities be an option?   




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  # 2252711 6-Jun-2019 00:25
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Thanks for the insight guys. Too cover,  looks like i'll either sign my wife up as another customer on RBI or get unlimited adsl which max's out at 2Mb here (Turakina, 20km south Whanganui)  Satellite looked promising until i saw the $1400 install.


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  # 2252712 6-Jun-2019 00:33
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Have you looked into Inspire Net? Looks like they cover some of Turakina, and I know they've got a tower in Koitiata if you're close to there.


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