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Topic # 151216 18-Aug-2014 09:59
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When are these new ufb 100 plans coming out ? I got an email on the 16th of last month saying there are new ufb plans and pricing coming "very soon"

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  Reply # 1110279 18-Aug-2014 10:11
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that depends on provider and your location.
Spark have UFB 100 in some areas, Orcon and Slingshot have the same among others.



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  Reply # 1110341 18-Aug-2014 11:16
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Orcon is my provider

 
 
 
 




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  Reply # 1116317 27-Aug-2014 10:36
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Great new plans now one month for upgrade why so long............

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  Reply # 1116367 27-Aug-2014 11:40
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bigrevs27: Great new plans now one month for upgrade why so long............


thought Orcon just bought in unlimted 100Mbs fibre plans for $115, $15 cheaper than before 

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  Reply # 1116387 27-Aug-2014 11:50
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vexxxboy:
bigrevs27: Great new plans now one month for upgrade why so long............


thought Orcon just bought in unlimted 100Mbs fibre plans for $115, $15 cheaper than before 


Wow pricey.. i have 100mbit unlimited for $89 through slingshot

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  Reply # 1116389 27-Aug-2014 11:53
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garvani:
vexxxboy:
bigrevs27: Great new plans now one month for upgrade why so long............


thought Orcon just bought in unlimted 100Mbs fibre plans for $115, $15 cheaper than before 


Wow pricey.. i have 100mbit unlimited for $89 through slingshot


You sure its 100mbit? Its $89 for 30mbit according to their website.

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  Reply # 1116394 27-Aug-2014 12:01
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will these prices also drop with VDSL?

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  Reply # 1116434 27-Aug-2014 12:28
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Sounddude:

You sure its 100mbit? Its $89 for 30mbit according to their website.


Positive.. everyone on the 30mbit plan got a free upgrade to 100mbit at the $89 price. It might have only been done for existing customers and not available now, hence why it doesn't have it on the website.
Discussion on the upgrade

 

Edit: according to the last post on that discussion everyone that signs upto the 30mbit is still getting upgraded to 100.

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  Reply # 1116546 27-Aug-2014 14:39
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vexxxboy:
bigrevs27: Great new plans now one month for upgrade why so long............


thought Orcon just bought in unlimted 100Mbs fibre plans for $115, $15 cheaper than before 


a bit disappointed about the price

also the upload speed is 20 Mbs, rather than 50 Mbs from back of my head

I'm reasonably happy with 30/10, I wouldn't mind 100/20 but I'm too cheap to shell out another $16 for what seemingly little benefit to us, maybe $10 max.

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  Reply # 1116630 27-Aug-2014 15:58
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hangon:
vexxxboy:
bigrevs27: Great new plans now one month for upgrade why so long............


thought Orcon just bought in unlimted 100Mbs fibre plans for $115, $15 cheaper than before 


a bit disappointed about the price

also the upload speed is 20 Mbs, rather than 50 Mbs from back of my head

I'm reasonably happy with 30/10, I wouldn't mind 100/20 but I'm too cheap to shell out another $16 for what seemingly little benefit to us, maybe $10 max.


The UFB wholesale price for 100/20 is less than 100/50.  Orcon still offer 100/50 if you want to pay for it.

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  Reply # 1116636 27-Aug-2014 16:08
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deadlyllama: 
The UFB wholesale price for 100/20 is less than 100/50.  Orcon still offer 100/50 if you want to pay for it.

"I'm too cheap" wink

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  Reply # 1116909 27-Aug-2014 22:42
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I am thinking of switching up to the new 100/20 plan as $15 extra per month isn't bad. Only pity is that you can't do the speed change from the website, have to phone, bugger.

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  Reply # 1117021 28-Aug-2014 08:43
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I have recently done the phone change thing. It's not traumatic. I think you will cope! They picked up in about 15 sec after I punched in a couple of 1's. All smooth as.

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  Reply # 1117079 28-Aug-2014 09:36
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hangon:
deadlyllama: 
The UFB wholesale price for 100/20 is less than 100/50.  Orcon still offer 100/50 if you want to pay for it.

"I'm too cheap" wink


So am I.  It'll be interesting to see what the other ISPs do -- offer a faster base plan, or charge for any extra speed above 30/10.  I imagine the former will become more prevalent over time as it lets them compete on something other than price, and compete with VDSL.  I'm so close to the cabinet I suspect VDSL would be faster than 30/10 UFB for me :-(

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  Reply # 1117161 28-Aug-2014 11:07
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Isn't the new 100/20 plan over provisioning so its actually about 106Mbps/23Mbps so that speed tests show 100/20 

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