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Topic # 29976 25-Jan-2009 11:14
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So here's the situation:

  • My flat in Dunedin is about 500m from the Telecom ADSL2+ exchange.
  • We don't know if we want/need a phone plan. But afaik Telecom doesn't have nakedDsl.
  • We are looking to pay anywhere from $50-$100 a month.
  • Only need it for 10 months.
  • We have been looking at total home, but it's a 12 month contract with a $150 early termination fee.
So ideas people!

It doesn't have to be Telecom.

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  Reply # 191943 25-Jan-2009 11:26
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Your going to be luckly to find a ISp with no contract now that Xnet have added one,

Yet alone a ADSL2 isp, Good luck tho

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  Reply # 191954 25-Jan-2009 12:54
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Orcon have no contract but only provide naked dsl in exchanges where they have their own equipment. So far only Auckland does and Wellington is being rolled out soon.

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  Reply # 191960 25-Jan-2009 13:35
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Fossie: ...So ideas people!

It doesn't have to be Telecom.

I think Snap would be a good option for you to consider:

-  10GB of Naked DSL for $69.95 per month.

-  Either pay $99 connection fee and no disconnection fee for less than 12 months, or vice-versa

-  ADSL2+ data rates are definitely supported for all enabled exchanges

Details here:

We will probably be disconnecting in the next 2-3 months when our house is sold.  But the $99 fee is the best I could find except for Orcon who have no fee, but would be charging us more for our monthly sub.

Performance and Service from Snap has been exemplary.

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