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Topic # 65945 9-Aug-2010 22:56
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hello

I am currently on big time plan and deciding to go for slingshot
so i called slingshot about their broadband plan and deciding to go for 25GB plan with no homeline
so a very nice CSR guy told me I got two choices
1. Pro plan + italk = $70
2. nDSL inc italk = $80

i thought without homeline i need to go for nDSL. very confused!!!

Thanks

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  Reply # 365716 10-Aug-2010 00:43
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er... the ndsl+italk = 80 seems right as far as i know
but the pro+italk=70 doesnt make much sense to me

is it saying you pay for pro which is 50 + 10 dollars extra if you don't use their homeline, then add another 10 dollars for italk, which makes it 70? ~~~ but for this option you still need a homeline with some ISP...




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  Reply # 365718 10-Aug-2010 01:30
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2. nDSL is a naked dsl service, which is without a standard phone line , but comes with a voip service.

1. Is their FS/FS service still with a standard phoneline provided by Telecom, they will charge you $10 more for not using Slingshots homeline. I think they are also adding another $10 because you don't have tolls with Slingshot. You could have your phoneline with Telecom but have your Tolls with Slingshot.

There website is lacking information about that.

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  Reply # 365749 10-Aug-2010 08:20
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If you're interested in the Just Broadband (otherwise known as Naked DSL) plan, then that's realistically the only option; $80 p/month, 25Gb, FS/FS etc etc

I have no idea what the CSR you spoke to was meaning with
1. Pro plan + italk = $70


Do you happen to remember the name of the CSR you spoke to? :)



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  Reply # 366064 10-Aug-2010 22:45
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anyhow at the end i got on nDSL with another reps, didn't get the name tho
since i have to cancel caller id on telecom first to get slingshot setup.

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