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#272718 11-Jul-2020 17:35
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family member currently using 4G broadband and about to have UFB go live any day now ...

 

their data use is a bit erratic but say between 30-300GB depending if certain family members are around!

 

is there a provider that can offer something like mobile prepay where you can change your plan each month depending on what you think you'll use, or buy a new monthly plan when you run out?

 

my guess is no?





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  #2521231 11-Jul-2020 17:53
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Would Spark's Unplan work in this situation?


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  #2521235 11-Jul-2020 17:56
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Hi, Spark unplan is probably a good place to start if you use less than 60GB in a month you pay $69, and step up in $10 steps to unlimited, its what we are on an works in our favour, till the boys come home for a few days then it goes to cr@p

 

https://www.spark.co.nz/shop/internet/plans-and-pricing/

 

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  #2521324 12-Jul-2020 06:35
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thanks - madness everything is within a few dollars of each other - if you get the 60GB with email speed (50/10) and one month someone uses 300GB, i don't suppose you can increase the data and/or speed for that month?





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  #2521334 12-Jul-2020 07:30
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@batman not madness just cause they will use less data does not mean much at all as there is still a cost to deliver that data even if they just use 1GB for the month




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  #2521342 12-Jul-2020 08:23
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Thanks Linux for the modem they are currently using :)




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  #2521370 12-Jul-2020 09:54
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I would just have a careful think about the family members prospective usage.  They possibly don't consume much right now because they can't or it costs to much, but open the floodgates and you may find their usage habits change dramatically (do more, stream more, higher resolution etc).  Considering the costs of unlimited plans these days are not much more than capped, the few extra dollars saved may not be worth the hassle of trying to manage data fluctuations. Just get unlimited, and forget about the data worry.    

 

  





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  #2521378 12-Jul-2020 10:35
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Hi just to clarify the unplan Is unlimited, it's just if you use less than the 60 and 120GB way points you don't pay the full price.

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  #2521381 12-Jul-2020 10:42
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cyril7: Hi just to clarify the unplan Is unlimited, it's just if you use less than the 60 and 120GB way points you don't pay the full price.

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Someone clearly did not bother to read how unplan works even though link was provided


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  #2521465 12-Jul-2020 15:43
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If you don't care about service there are unlimited UFB options as cheap as the lowest unplan tier.



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  #2521472 12-Jul-2020 16:06
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I'd look at them. Is it Bigpipe or Stuff?





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  #2521492 12-Jul-2020 17:28
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