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Topic # 83044 9-May-2011 21:04
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Wondering what people using more than 100Gb per month are paying for their broadband, what provider they are with and what sort of traffic they are doing to generate that traffic, Domestic/International, P2P, FTP, etc?

[Moderator edit (MF): replaced "Gb" with "GB"]

  




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  Reply # 467322 9-May-2011 21:22
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I pay NZ$209 a month for TelstraClear cable 120GB/month plan.

Note this is the 25Mbps/10Mbps plan pricing, although I am connected on a 100Mbps/10Mbps service because I was part of their trial.





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Reply # 467337 9-May-2011 22:04
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freitasm: I am connected on a 100Mbps/10Mbps service because I was part of their trial.


slightly off-topic, but could you please stop reminding me this over and over and over again. everytime i read this, it makes me feel like i *SHOULD* go back to Wlgtn





 
 
 
 




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  Reply # 467349 9-May-2011 22:30
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nakedmolerat:
freitasm: I am connected on a 100Mbps/10Mbps service because I was part of their trial.


slightly off-topic, but could you please stop reminding me this over and over and over again. everytime i read this, it makes me feel like i *SHOULD* go back to Wlgtn


Not bad at all, just did another now since you mentioned it as I havent done one in a while :)
[img]https://www.speedtest.net/result/1287934364.png[/img]
98mb to Oz :)






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  Reply # 467350 9-May-2011 22:31
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woops dont know how i posed to the wrong forum Undecided




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  Reply # 467363 9-May-2011 23:44
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icepicknz:
nakedmolerat:
freitasm: I am connected on a 100Mbps/10Mbps service because I was part of their trial.


slightly off-topic, but could you please stop reminding me this over and over and over again. everytime i read this, it makes me feel like i *SHOULD* go back to Wlgtn


Not bad at all, just did another now since you mentioned it as I havent done one in a while :)
vide speedtest
98mb to Oz :)



That speedtest must have cost you a fair bit, should really try selling some of that bandwidth :) . Oh wait, you peer with Vocus so to be fair that's really more like national traffic and they wrangle it over the ditch for you.


100GB Maxnet FS/FS DSL
would normally be $129.00

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  Reply # 467368 10-May-2011 06:07
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About $175 for 105gb including Phone and GST. Orcon.

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  Reply # 467377 10-May-2011 07:43
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$120 from Telecom $80 - 80gb Plus $2/gb Over

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  Reply # 467379 10-May-2011 07:56
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$145 for phone and 105gb a month with Snap and soon to add an extra $2 a month for free Youtube usage.



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  Reply # 467396 10-May-2011 08:52
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insane:
That speedtest must have cost you a fair bit, should really try selling some of that bandwidth :) . Oh wait, you peer with Vocus so to be fair that's really more like national traffic and they wrangle it over the ditch for you.


100GB Maxnet FS/FS DSL
would normally be $129.00


This is what I am considering, though not for the masses rather to sell un-used capacity. Rather than offering a all you can eat or FREE offpeak where your connection is rate limited or your speeds are slow, going for a charging a small fee approach.

Only looking at taking on 50-100 residential users that are somewhat tech savvy as we are a business ISP that deal with techs that know to reboot a router, check the local network and do all that standard Level1/2 troubleshooting.

This is what I have come up with and taking trial users.
http://www.vibecommunications.co.nz/Downloads/ResPricing.pdf

The "Cheap National" plan would also cover youtube as we class that as national on our network.

Let me know your thoughts.




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  Reply # 467399 10-May-2011 08:55
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lol. I'm getting pretty screwed at the moment looking at those prices,

I'm paying $150 per month for 40gb and phone.

totally looking at going back to TCL




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  Reply # 467418 10-May-2011 09:41
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Ramjet007: About $175 for 105gb including Phone and GST. Orcon.




Hi Ramjet007,

Log on to:

www.orcon.net.nz/partners  and change your plan to either:

90GB for $136 including phone and GST
140GB for $166 including phone and GST

Thanks 

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  Reply # 467458 10-May-2011 11:18
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$200 with TCL (DSL). Because of its "data block" system I often end up paying less than this.

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  Reply # 467463 10-May-2011 11:25
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We're only on a 40GB plan but our ISP does have a 100GB plan @ $219 per month inluding one VOIP line.
That's on their fibre at 15Mb/s down / 10Mb/s up.




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  Reply # 468124 12-May-2011 06:05
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jjnz1:
Ramjet007: About $175 for 105gb including Phone and GST. Orcon.




Hi Ramjet007,

Log on to:

www.orcon.net.nz/partners  and change your plan to either:

90GB for $136 including phone and GST
140GB for $166 including phone and GST

Thanks 



Thanks jj. Saved me some $$.

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  Reply # 468216 12-May-2011 11:13
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$140 with phone, broadband & 100hrs national tolls pack.  ( $80  Slingshot AYCE broadband plan)

ADSL 1

Mainly Domestic transit, or local files.  P2P. HTTP & FTP.
You tube, torrents, surfing, gaming, TVNZ & TV3 on demand.

I do around 160 - 250gb per month.




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