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Topic # 228708 18-Jan-2018 12:56
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Looks like Slingshot has sharpened their prices and the gig is now down to $99 per month (compared to $85 for 100Mbps).


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  Reply # 1941993 18-Jan-2018 13:12
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That is .. tempting...





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  Reply # 1941999 18-Jan-2018 13:22
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Cool.  I'll be making the switch pretty soon from Orcon then if they don't follow suit asap.


 
 
 
 


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  Reply # 1942037 18-Jan-2018 14:56
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Competition is heating up, is it because Hawaiki cable's coming on line soon?


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  Reply # 1942038 18-Jan-2018 15:02
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Might be time to start shopping around. I am pretty happy on the Bigpipe $79 (and I have static IP), but looks like others are coming down to meet it (and in some cases beat it).

 

Gb at $99 is getting tempting.


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  Reply # 1942043 18-Jan-2018 15:17
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@IPv6pipe- this is $30 cheaper for the same service (assume they don't have IPv6 however) interested to see how others respond to this. not sure IPv6 is worth a $30 premium 





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  Reply # 1942045 18-Jan-2018 15:22
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mentalinc:

 

@IPv6pipe- this is $30 cheaper for the same service (assume they don't have IPv6 however) interested to see how others respond to this. not sure IPv6 is worth a $30 premium 

 

 

IPv6 is in progress.

 

Slingshot has IPV6 on xDSL, just working of UFB.


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  Reply # 1942051 18-Jan-2018 15:38
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I think 2degrees works out a few cents cheaper $98.33/month . Plus if you're with 2degrees extra $10 off per month works out to $88.33/month.

 

 

 

From their website. 

 

PRICE PER MONTH $115

 

2degrees Broadband Unlimited (UFB) $85

 

Speed Boost $30

 

ADDITIONAL BONUSES

 

$200 Joining Credit

 

 

 

I might be moving to a place that could get fibre, but pitty I have 6 months left with vodafone before I can use 2degrees. 


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  Reply # 1942054 18-Jan-2018 15:40
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wow that is good, will be keeping an eye on orcons pricing.. 


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  Reply # 1942062 18-Jan-2018 15:55
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gehenna:

 

Cool.  I'll be making the switch pretty soon from Orcon then if they don't follow suit asap.

 

 

 

 

There is 12 month contracts also available :D would be keen to switch myself.

 

 


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  Reply # 1942064 18-Jan-2018 15:59
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alliao:

 

Competition is heating up, is it because Hawaiki cable's coming on line soon?

 

 

Hawiki means very little since the majority of internet traffic doesn't leave NZ or Australia now.

 

 


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  Reply # 1942070 18-Jan-2018 16:10
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If you live in Dunedin you can get their "Gigantic" plan for their 100Mbps plans price.

 

That's a gig plan for $85.00 ish per month.

 

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  Reply # 1942072 18-Jan-2018 16:14
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will the Hawaiki cable bring better Pings to USA?


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  Reply # 1942076 18-Jan-2018 16:18
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alliao:

 

Competition is heating up, is it because Hawaiki cable's coming on line soon?

 

 

No


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  Reply # 1942081 18-Jan-2018 16:33
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Starscream122:

 

will the Hawaiki cable bring better Pings to USA?

 

 

I'm not sure if moving USA closer to NZ is in scope. 


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  Reply # 1942082 18-Jan-2018 16:35
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gehenna:

 

Starscream122:

 

will the Hawaiki cable bring better Pings to USA?

 

 

I'm not sure if moving USA closer to NZ is in scope. 

 

 

 

 

I thought the new cable takes a shorter route. 

 

My bad. 


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