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#273007 30-Jul-2020 11:31
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So now that skinny , voda have endless data plans i have a question.


 


so if you are on the base 4gb plan with endless data, after the 4gb finishes , the speed is downgraded , my question is here about the speeds.


 


is it good enough for decent Youtube music streaming , whatsapp and gmail, or are there any struggle points ?


 


out of voda n skinny endless , which one is better ? any recommendations ?


 


thanks,


 


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  #2531298 30-Jul-2020 11:36
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Already spoken about in a few threads, Did you search Geekzone?

 

The better provider is the one that offers the better coverage for the areas you travel


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  #2531300 30-Jul-2020 11:37
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1Mbps is plenty for most things, other than high def video streaming. SD youtube should be fine.


 
 
 
 




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  #2531301 30-Jul-2020 11:39
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i came across a comment when i searched

 

 

 

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I recently went for the Skinny $36/month which claims endless data at 1.2Mbps.

 

 

 

Im retired electronics design engineer, and found that the ability to stream at that reduced speed is very patchy, even with a decent signal. "

 

 

 

 

 

is this true for auckland ?


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  #2531337 30-Jul-2020 12:55
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I have Vodafone's endless data and I find it perfectly fine for Spotify, Netflix, YouTube and using my laptop via personal hotspot. The throttled speed is not going to set the world on fire, and you will especially notice downloading an app (for example) takes a while.

 

But absolutely no issues with day to day use, including for media consumption. Using a lower quality setting (eg Netflix's data saving mode) probably helps.





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