Geekzone: technology news, blogs, forums
Guest
Welcome Guest.
You haven't logged in yet. If you don't have an account you can register now.


View this topic in a long page with up to 500 replies per page Create new topic
1 | 2 | 3 
3000 posts

Uber Geek

Trusted

  Reply # 81584 8-Aug-2007 14:49
Send private message

Good internet Companies?

World exchange (great support and good speeds)
Clear net (easy, fast and very reliable)
Compass/slingshot (cheap and reasonable but it has it's moments)

ones to plain avoid
iHug (out more than it's working alack customer service)
Xtra (constant outages)
Orcon (Reliable but slow so i'm told by a few friends)


Simple, Avoid the big "3" and don't go with the cheapest!

check that your line supports a good speed or go on a 256/128 type plan, there is no point paying for 7Mb datarate when your line is only capable of 784 k for example.

573 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 3

Trusted

  Reply # 82588 16-Aug-2007 10:14
Send private message

paradoxsm: Orcon (Reliable but slow so i'm told by a few friends)


I get 7Mbps, all day, every day :) (and all night)

 
 
 
 


42 posts

Geek


  Reply # 84490 30-Aug-2007 18:17
Send private message

Just a quick update - ihug have literally bought themselves an extra month before I cancel my account:
12.50 credit on ihug account

At least they seem to realise that the new plan isn't worth as much as the old one...

32 posts

Geek


  Reply # 84527 30-Aug-2007 21:10
Send private message

wow.. I've never seen a credit like that. Was that automatic, or did you get a Goodwill refund after complaining?

42 posts

Geek


  Reply # 84532 30-Aug-2007 21:36
Send private message

pjv3: wow.. I've never seen a credit like that. Was that automatic, or did you get a Goodwill refund after complaining?


Neither. No idea where it came from, and I wouldn't have noticed it until after I cancelled had I not been looking around on the ihug website for how to complain. It's not exactly impressive, (unless everyone getes one, I guess) but it makes it worthwhile staying with them for one month...

21 posts

Geek
+1 received by user: 1


  Reply # 84540 30-Aug-2007 22:01
Send private message

Panq: Just a quick update - ihug have literally bought themselves an extra month before I cancel my account:



At least they seem to realise that the new plan isn't worth as much as the old one...


They have come up with some extra offers to lure you. If you buy a phone line and agree to stick with them for 12 months they will either give you 1GB plan Free for 12 months or if you are already on broadband 2,3,4 give you $30 discount each month. Seems like a good deal.

42 posts

Geek


  Reply # 84547 30-Aug-2007 22:06
Send private message

anirudhsood:
Panq: Just a quick update - ihug have literally bought themselves an extra month before I cancel my account:



At least they seem to realise that the new plan isn't worth as much as the old one...


They have come up with some extra offers to lure you. If you buy a phone line and agree to stick with them for 12 months they will either give you 1GB plan Free for 12 months or if you are already on broadband 2,3,4 give you $30 discount each month. Seems like a good deal.

I thought they had that quite a while ago...

1 | 2 | 3 
View this topic in a long page with up to 500 replies per page Create new topic



Twitter »

Follow us to receive Twitter updates when new discussions are posted in our forums:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when news items and blogs are posted in our frontpage:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when tech item prices are listed in our price comparison site:



Geekzone Live »

Try automatic live updates from Geekzone directly in your browser, without refreshing the page, with Geekzone Live now.


Geekzone Live »

Our community of supporters help make Geekzone possible. Click the button below to join them.

Support Geezone on PressPatron



Are you subscribed to our RSS feed? You can download the latest headlines and summaries from our stories directly to your computer or smartphone by using a feed reader.

Alternatively, you can receive a daily email with Geekzone updates.