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Topic # 220250 2-Aug-2017 10:05
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Hey folks

 

In association with Glimp we're launching a Geekzone-branded broadband switch site. It's live now and ready to go: Geekzone broadband switch.

 

Like everything else we do it's simple - answer a few questions to create a filter and see the results. Change the filters and the results will change as needed.

 

Interested in your feedback too, so try it now: Geekzone broadband switch.





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  Reply # 1835485 2-Aug-2017 10:20
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Tried it out.  Simple enough to use. 

 

Feedback:  

 

The "Featured" specials - I like the fact that the "small print" pertaining to how long the special is for is front and center.  (i.e. that it is NOT small print)

 

Potential enhancement:  Have a "I don't care" for options Landline and Contract.  Potentially useful to see contract/non-contract offerings side by side. 

 

One small typo:  Select "Landline, Contract, FastFibre", the featured Orcon advert has the text: "Six months for $44.5." rather than "Six months for $44.50."

 

 

 

 


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  Reply # 1835495 2-Aug-2017 10:23
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Initial feedback.

 

Looks good, perfect timing as I'm looking at alternate providers. One request, after the initial questions you are provided with the results including the opportunity to adjust/change some filters. Could you add the usage type (light, moderate, heavy etc...) to that page. Would be helpful to flip back and forth to compare the plans based on usage.


 
 
 
 


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  Reply # 1835507 2-Aug-2017 10:31
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Hey everyone

 

 

 

Super excited for this. And thank you for your feedbacks and feedbacks to come.

 

Will read them all and try to action them asap.

 

Regarding the filters, we are actually in the process of changing / improving them. And working on the best way to tie in to the initial usage question (Light, heavy, etc) :)

 

 

 

 


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  Reply # 1835512 2-Aug-2017 10:39
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Happy to see this! Very informative for the consumer.
How does one get "Featured" is that a paid option for the RSP or is it just a bloody good deal that one has to see?


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  Reply # 1835520 2-Aug-2017 10:45
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Looks good.

 

The results for my address shows ADSL as the only option. We have fibre at home.


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  Reply # 1835547 2-Aug-2017 10:58
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^^ Likewise

 

Tested my BoF fibre area for fun and it only suggests compass/spark ADSL :)

 

But that may fall back on the chorus lookups


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  Reply # 1835548 2-Aug-2017 10:59
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dmatthew:

 

Looks good.

 

The results for my address shows ADSL as the only option. We have fibre at home.

 

 

Unfortunately, this happens sometimes. :( 

 

We use a third party, to see what technology you got. As a result, the search is dependent on them and how up to date their information is / how fast they update it.


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  Reply # 1835559 2-Aug-2017 11:28
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It was correct for my location, VDSL highest speed available.


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Looks slick... I too am curious as to what qualifies a RSP to be featured. I still think all the comparison sites have far too heavy a focus on cost instead of features and performance, but what would I know?

 

 

 

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Oh, plus for Spark, you have incorrect info on the termination fees for no contract plans, incorrect benefit details, and you link to the wrong terms and conditions for at least one package.

 

Cheers - N

 

 


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Regarding being featured, we just feature whatever deal we think is great. We don't get paid for featuring someone.

 

I do agree with solving the comparison on the performance side of life. It would be amazing to tap into the actual data at your address would be amazing.

 

 

 

Talkiet:

 

Oh, plus for Spark, you have incorrect info on the termination fees for no contract plans, incorrect benefit details, and you link to the wrong terms and conditions for at least one package.

 

 

 

 

Thanks for pointing out, I'll double check Spark plans and will update accordingly :)

 

 


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  Reply # 1835637 2-Aug-2017 12:38
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looking good so far, but as others as stated still needing a few tweaks here and there 





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  Reply # 1835717 2-Aug-2017 13:34
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Where's Skinny?

 

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  Reply # 1835720 2-Aug-2017 13:37
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another "question"/filter idea... i have a new build with no copper connection... Wireless options arent listed (?) and no filter for "cant do wired"?


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It seems odd that some offers seem to have additional features in their listings. Is it possible that there's a commercial relationship to upgrade the appearance of the offers on the website? Take for example the MyRepublic listing here which has a phone number and a coloured background for their Chromecast offer...

 

 

 

 

Cheers- N

 

 


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