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01EG

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  #2577978 2-Oct-2020 13:08
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Linux:

 

01EG:

 

some ISP offer?

 

 

That makes no sesne!

 

 

Sorry my bad, offering a plan with no 12/24 months contract, the installation fee is ~$200 or something. I probably made the wrong conclusion.


01EG

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  #2577984 2-Oct-2020 13:13
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Then request a fibre connection thru a another ISP as already advised, We are just going around in circles now!

 

 

Yes, none ISP can beat my current price unfortunately, thats my topic about. :D I knew that 2 options, move to other ISP or move with the current ISP and loose my current situation.

 

Thought may be someone knows a secret/tip how to get it for free without moving :))) I know may be I'm asking too much.


 
 
 
 


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  #2577987 2-Oct-2020 13:19
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01EG:

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Then request a fibre connection thru a another ISP as already advised, We are just going around in circles now!



Yes, none ISP can beat my current price unfortunately, thats my topic about. :D I knew that 2 options, move to other ISP or move with the current ISP and loose my current situation.


Thought may be someone knows a secret/tip how to get it for free without moving :))) I know may be I'm asking too much.



This is because Vodafone own the HFC Cable network and don’t have to pay chorus for a Fibre Tail

Fibre is just better than any other technology is inferior so if I was you I would pay maybe $5-$10 more p/m for fibre


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  #2577989 2-Oct-2020 13:22
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nztim:

This is because Vodafone own the HFC Cable network and don’t have to pay chorus for a Fibre Tail

 

 

Yes I know about it :)

 

nztim:

Fibre is just better though any other technology is inferior so if I was you I would pay maybe $5-$10 more p/m for fibre

 

Plan for next year :)


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  #2577998 2-Oct-2020 13:33
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Order fibre through another ISP with no term contract. Keep Vodafone connection as is.
Cancel new ISP after a month.




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  #2578022 2-Oct-2020 14:03
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Why would you stay on cable when fibre is available? I'd pay a bit extra and get a better connection - moreso if it means moving provider.

 

The mere fact they wouldn't let you move says a lot (bad).


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  #2578086 2-Oct-2020 14:33
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cyril7:

 

If you have fibre available, why oh why would you want to remain on faux fibre, very odd.

 

Cyril

 

 

cost

 

 

 

Sign up to a fibre provider who offers no contract, pay the generally $49 setup fee and 1 months service then cancel.

 

fiber installed for a small one off charge


 
 
 
 


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  #2578153 2-Oct-2020 15:12
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Jase2985:

 

Sign up to a fibre provider who offers no contract, pay the generally $49 setup fee and 1 months service then cancel.

 

fiber installed for a small one off charge

 

 

Might wait for a year and doing it for free :)


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  #2578154 2-Oct-2020 15:13
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quickymart:

 

Why would you stay on cable when fibre is available? I'd pay a bit extra and get a better connection - moreso if it means moving provider.

 

The mere fact they wouldn't let you move says a lot (bad).

 

 

as I say


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  #2578162 2-Oct-2020 15:23
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01EG:

 

quickymart:

 

Why would you stay on cable when fibre is available? I'd pay a bit extra and get a better connection - moreso if it means moving provider.

 

The mere fact they wouldn't let you move says a lot (bad).

 

 

as I say

 

 

do you actually get anywhere near 900M down? helped someone sort out LAN wiring a couple of months ago, who was on a similar hfc plan, but they were really only getting 250M. yes, it depends on location, so you might be better off. 


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  #2578164 2-Oct-2020 15:29
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nitro:

 

do you actually get anywhere near 900M down? helped someone sort out LAN wiring a couple of months ago, who was on a similar hfc plan, but they were really only getting 250M. yes, it depends on location, so you might be better off. 

 

 

Never, I have 45+ devices, the max I got I remember was something like 450-500M


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  #2578168 2-Oct-2020 15:35
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Well there we go, you pay peanuts you get ............................... peanuts

 

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#2578169 2-Oct-2020 15:36
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cyril7:

 

Well there we go, you pay peanuts you get ............................... peanuts

 

Cyril

 

 

@Cyril So what was the reason for this thread then?


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  #2578170 2-Oct-2020 15:38
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HFC =/= Fibre

 

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  #2578172 2-Oct-2020 15:44
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As I understand it, and I’m going from memory, Fibre rollout will be complete by the end of 2022, after which you’ll need to pay to be connected; ie won’t be covered under the UFB initiative.





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