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Topic # 68170 16-Sep-2010 07:37
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atm im on Current usage plan: Adventure - calling Usage witch is 20gb witch i can live with but i need more

from 23 Aug 2010 to 15 Sep 2010 i downloaded just over 219gb because telecom was closing the unlimited  download plan they gave me unlimited net for 1 mouth so i downloaded as much as i could

im looking for a plan with unlimited upload max line speed
download speed around 700kbps unlimited or capped around 40gb to 60gb

and i want to pay no more then $50

thanks for your time

btw plan im on now if i upload over $20 will it blow my cap ?

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  Reply # 380450 16-Sep-2010 07:45
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1 Most ISP plans are FS/FS meaning your only as fast as your line can handle.

2 Your DREAMING if you want an unlimited plan for $50, bandwidth costs. It's people like you who download as much as they could because they could, who got big time removed.


Lastly the 20gb Telecom Plan is capped, so once you use your 20gb you are reduced to dial up speeds.



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  Reply # 380460 16-Sep-2010 08:07
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boby55: 1 Most ISP plans are FS/FS meaning your only as fast as your line can handle.

2 Your DREAMING if you want an unlimited plan for $50, bandwidth costs. It's people like you who download as much as they could because they could, who got big time removed.


Lastly the 20gb Telecom Plan is capped, so once you use your 20gb you are reduced to dial up speeds.


um before i would not download much like 10gb 15gb a mouth i just like unlimited just incase i go over

once i go over 20gb i know im capped but what if i upload over 20gb will i be reduced to dial up speeds

 
 
 
 


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  Reply # 380462 16-Sep-2010 08:20
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I pay $229 a month for a 25Mbps/2Mbps 120GB plan with Telstraclear. It's a good plan...

Yes, I know it sounds like sarcasm. My point is that good things will come at a cost. A cheap "unlimited" plan will have limits at some points, and then people will complain and it will no longer be a "good plan".









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  Reply # 380585 16-Sep-2010 12:06
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what a plan i should go for?

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  Reply # 380589 16-Sep-2010 12:12
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freeviewfan: what a plan i should go for?


Raise your silly $50 limit and your options open up considerably. 

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  Reply # 380591 16-Sep-2010 12:14
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freeviewfan:
boby55: 1 Most ISP plans are FS/FS meaning your only as fast as your line can handle.

2 Your DREAMING if you want an unlimited plan for $50, bandwidth costs. It's people like you who download as much as they could because they could, who got big time removed.


Lastly the 20gb Telecom Plan is capped, so once you use your 20gb you are reduced to dial up speeds.


um before i would not download much like 10gb 15gb a mouth i just like unlimited just incase i go over

once i go over 20gb i know im capped but what if i upload over 20gb will i be reduced to dial up speeds


Yes, you will be reduced to dial up speeds if your combined usage (both upload and download) exceeds your limit. 



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  Reply # 380623 16-Sep-2010 13:13
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i think ill go with slingshot because there plan is $127 that with home phone unlimited net download and upload full speed

i check my bills and i see i pay more then $200 for phone+net now

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  Reply # 380638 16-Sep-2010 13:36
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i don't want to do math for you but how come a telecom adventure+basic phone line cost you $200/month? that is 59.95+43?

Slingshot'a all you can eat plan its ok. but have it cons: sign up for 2 years, no free modem,speed could be 700Kbps when downloading though, since you only asking for less than 100KB/S.

Sadly in NZ you would have to pay as what Freitasm is paying for to get a "decent" broadband not $50...

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  Reply # 380962 16-Sep-2010 23:22
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The slingshot "unlimited" plan is nowhere near the "700kbps" you specify.
- even taking kbps as it really is (rather than kBps which I expect you actually mean)

Bittorrent is terrible 24/7 (<20kBps, usually <10kBps), HTTP downloads sink below 20kBps during peak hours, and won't exceed 200kBps any time of the day.




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  Reply # 380966 16-Sep-2010 23:33

freeviewfan: i think ill go with slingshot because there plan is $127 that with home phone unlimited net download and upload full speed


i check my bills and i see i pay more then $200 for phone+net now


 

Yes, sounds like that plan is made just for you :)



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  Reply # 381357 17-Sep-2010 17:02
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Detruire: The slingshot "unlimited" plan is nowhere near the "700kbps" you specify.
- even taking kbps as it really is (rather than kBps which I expect you actually mean)

Bittorrent is terrible 24/7 (<20kBps, usually <10kBps), HTTP downloads sink below 20kBps during peak hours, and won't exceed 200kBps any time of the day.


wow so the download speed for http is no more then 200kbps that like asdl 1 speeds :(

btw i never use torrents

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  Reply # 384576 26-Sep-2010 16:37
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so if you dont use torrents, what do you download that uses 219gb in a month?
and why do you want a 20gb upload?

you get what you pay for




gz ftw


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  Reply # 386149 30-Sep-2010 05:53
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b0untypure1:
you get what you pay for


I find that quote hard to believe. I was caped on that adventure plan and was experiencing dial up for 3 weeks, Yet I was still able to use up 8 GB during those 3 weeks? It is as if the the amount of we are paying for is not relevant to our needs, because I really don't want to be paying almost $100 per month just to watch some videos online.

I am in the same situation as the original poster, but I never downloaded the amount he did... A 30 - 40 gb plan would be a decent amount for me to use. For my youtube addiction haha. And I am finding it hard to adjust to the caped broadband life after Big Time.

My ideal plan right now would be a plan that is 35GB for $60. Is anyone a plan/ or knows about a plan that is similar to this? Or is my hopes unrealistic?Undecided


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  Reply # 386432 30-Sep-2010 18:47
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How about Slingshot 15gb with a 20gb data pack added for $65

Or Vodafone 30gb for $90 incl line rental (in the red zone)

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