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# 142974 30-Mar-2014 18:16
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Just got a call from Snap! - apparently the 200Mbps plan is being discontinued (as of tomorrow for me), so I'm back on the 100/50 plan.

It would be fair to say that it had it's share of issues (e.g. international speed, disconnects when downloading large files) but it was looking to be getting those resolved. To be honest I'd be a lot more upset if I'd managed to find any activity where the extra speed made any meaningful difference - as it is, it's really just a loss of bragging rights...

I would be interested if anyone was able to give an official statement outlining why it has been discontinued - and if there's any hope of it coming back anytime.

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  # 1015521 30-Mar-2014 18:23
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ild say they are discontinuing it while they get the issues sorted..


i do hear that theres alot of work going into the 200mbit tests...


ild say they are simply dropping back to 100/50 for everyone, so their connections are stable and then once 200mbit issues are sorted im sure it will return.




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  # 1015567 30-Mar-2014 18:57
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I was told the other night that they're bringing it back in a few months. Perhaps the test has concluded and they're readying for general release.

 
 
 
 


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  # 1015584 30-Mar-2014 19:17
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Noodles: I was told the other night that they're bringing it back in a few months. Perhaps the test has concluded and they're readying for general release.


Ummm, yeah, nah




 

 

 


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  # 1015596 30-Mar-2014 19:36
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Other ISPs aren't having the same issues, so it stands to good reason that they'll bring it back once they've sorted their BNGs out.



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  # 1015651 30-Mar-2014 20:21
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Noodles: I was told the other night that they're bringing it back in a few months. Perhaps the test has concluded and they're readying for general release.


I'd say the exact opposite: for me it's been riddled with issues and I think they've realised that there are too many issues and/or they're too complex, and there's no fix in sight any time soon.




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  # 1015681 30-Mar-2014 21:14
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Any hints as to the reason why there's been so many issues with this? With people dropping below the speeds of other plans, but those lower speed plans being fine, its obviously not an overall capacity issue.

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  # 1015723 30-Mar-2014 22:41
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Dont expect much better with the 100/50 plan

 
 
 
 


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  # 1015733 30-Mar-2014 23:12
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skewt: Dont expect much better with the 100/50 plan


What router do you use skewt?




 

 

 


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  # 1015802 31-Mar-2014 08:56
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skewt: Dont expect much better with the 100/50 plan


I haven't found any problem with the 100/50 plan.

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