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Topic # 112508 11-Dec-2012 13:46
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Orcon will be offering $12/month off $75 and $99 plans to new sign ups for 12 months - only to those who sign up tomorrow. Ad running in the herald tomorrow.

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  Reply # 730529 11-Dec-2012 15:25
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Cheers Batwing.
That's right - we are having a sale tomorrow for new sign ups.
$12 a month off the $75 for 30GB plan (for 12 months), or $12 off the unlimited plan.
Makes for a pretty good deal...
Tell your friends and family to call 0800 131415 and mention 'twelve' to get the deal.
(They will love you for it :))
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  Reply # 730575 11-Dec-2012 16:00
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Nothing on the $89 plan?

 
 
 
 




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  Reply # 730582 11-Dec-2012 16:07
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Nothing else in the email sent out to us from marketing. Mentions specifically only the $75 and $99 plans.

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  Reply # 730602 11-Dec-2012 16:22
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CutCutCut: Nothing on the $89 plan?


No - just the $75 and the $99 ... Cheers




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  Reply # 731019 12-Dec-2012 01:03
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Keen on taking the unlimited plan on this deal, but I do alot of overseas VoIP between 6PM and 10PM, and I am still not sure if the unlimited plan is not going to cause me grief with throttling. Read a few threads here on Orcon unlimited performance and dont feel any wiser either :-(

Would have gone for the 60GB if it was on sale.

Anybody had enough experience with Orcon unlimited to make a recommendation?

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  Reply # 731035 12-Dec-2012 04:22
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So this is just for new customers only, not for existing customers on older plans who might want to change over?




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  Reply # 731046 12-Dec-2012 07:20
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Pretty good timing for orcon with telecom having a couple of outages. They might pick up a few more customers than they were expecting.

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  Reply # 731076 12-Dec-2012 08:29
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Hi guys,
Yes, new customers only. We'll be doing something for all customers soon (hint: free calling weekend to ten countries :))
As for unlimited reviews, I won't offer my biased opinion, but suggest you have a bit of a look on the various forums - certainly seems well received from where i am sitting, and we have several thousand people using it.
Cheers again, Quentin




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  Reply # 731133 12-Dec-2012 09:37
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Why not offer current customers the choice to resign for another 12 months and get the deal.... (Which I am pretty sure other ISPs do when they have signup specials)

I don't really understand these offers without that option.. sure they bring in customers. but they alienate long term customers

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  Reply # 731485 12-Dec-2012 16:43
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So I am existing Orcon customer, but have no term on my agreement. Call centre says I cannot change to one of the new plans, so I said that is fine, can you please cancel my plan today and I will call back in a few hours and join again in my wife's name. It amazes me they say no I cannot do that, but I dont see why not. Question is, can I be bothered trying.

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  Reply # 731513 12-Dec-2012 17:12
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^^ Fire us an email - socialmedia@team.orcon.net.nz - and we'll see what we can rustle up.




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