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Topic # 56846 26-Jan-2010 08:10
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Hi Guys,

As part of my new years resolution for cost cutting this year, I am getting rid of my sky, looking at upping my broadband a bit and using that for TV/Movies

I am currently on telecom but find the bigger data plans a bit of a rip and bigtime is just not up to speed for torrents.

Any suggestions on what to go for?




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  Reply # 293061 26-Jan-2010 09:03
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If you want speed and performance you'll have to pay for it. There is no such thing as a free lunch in this world. If you are a heavy downloader Big Time is your only option.

I assume these will be legally acquired movies and TV shows from a source such as iTunes rather than files acquired from other sources? Smile



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  Reply # 293085 26-Jan-2010 10:05
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Happy to pay for more data, sorry should have been more clear in my post, im looking for between 20-60g and the com seem a bit pricey...

And of course they will be legal sources! Im not a criminal...




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  Reply # 293091 26-Jan-2010 10:15
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You get what you pay, and I pay for the 40GB Telecom Business plan (its just a name, anyone can sign up to it). It is a lot more reasonably for overcharges than their residential plans. I am very happy with youtube/apple/torrents etc etc

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  Reply # 294467 29-Jan-2010 20:00
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I find that Big Time is fine for torrenting, however it is difficult to stream video or even stream audio.
Things like Youtube also work as they should.
Location is defiantly a factor if you decide on Big Time as an option.

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  Reply # 295998 4-Feb-2010 11:42
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I'm in the same position as you.
I'm a heavy downloader/torrentor
So Big Tim plan seems like the one for the both of us

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