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# 144301 14-May-2014 12:09
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Officially announced today:

https://twitter.com/SnapInternet/status/466367494761230336

Snaps unlimited plans have landed! - Check out for details ^RO

NO Data Cap - NO Traffic Management - NO Fair Use Clauses - ^RO


https://myaccount.snap.net.nz/signup/home/

They have replaced higher data cap plans, with unlimited.

The base plans data have all dropped for VDSL and UFB
VDSL now starts with 80gb instead of 100gb
UFB 30/10 and 50/20 now starts with 80gb instead of 100gb
UFB 100/50 now starts with 80gb instead of 150gb for $110. 150gb now costs $129.

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  # 1043644 14-May-2014 12:12
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Looks good, more expensive than Telecom but I imagine you will get a better service. Sucks I wont be able to sign up for at least a month and a half since I'm too busy to get the install done.







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  # 1043646 14-May-2014 12:13
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how does one change their account to unlimited?

I'm currently on 500GB month data pack and would like to change, but cant see how?

 
 
 
 




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  # 1043656 14-May-2014 12:22
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Noteworthy is the base plans of VDSL and Fibre have dropped from 100gb to 80gb.

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  # 1043668 14-May-2014 12:24
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UFB 100/50 plan was $110 for 150GB. Same plan now costs $129.





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  # 1043669 14-May-2014 12:27
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billgates: UFB 100/50 plan was $110 for 150GB. Same plan now costs $129.


Confirmed:
https://web.archive.org/web/20140210152630/https://myaccount.snap.net.nz/signup/home

Unfortunately can't compare it at each data pack level as that requires going to the signup page.

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  # 1043670 14-May-2014 12:28
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Looks good. Having just signed up with their special $95 100/50 with 150gb data plan if I can switch to this while keeping the base discount it'll be all the sweeter... looking forward to seeing how Snap's network performs in a few weeks when everyone has switched over.

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  # 1043671 14-May-2014 12:29
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The new Lightwave Ultra Plan with 150GB's also includes unlimited data at night! ^MC




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  # 1043674 14-May-2014 12:31
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RalphFromSnap: The new Lightwave Ultra Plan with 150GB's also includes unlimited data at night! ^MC

Did they not have this before on UFB without a data pack? Does the 80gb have this?

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  # 1043675 14-May-2014 12:32
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eXDee: Noteworthy is the base plans of VDSL and Fibre have dropped from 100gb to 80gb.

 

 

 

At least it looks like existing users are not effected, just had a look at my account summary and it still says the original :)

 


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  # 1043693 14-May-2014 12:33
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no traffic management at all sounds dangerous.  
Given every other ISP has some kind of traffic management in their terms, (even if not yet implemented,)  Snap is likely to be the ISP that attracts all the worst sorts of vampires who like to smash through 100Mbps of torrenting at peak times, slowing everybody else down.

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  # 1043695 14-May-2014 12:34
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Does the homeowner have to be there for the install or do you just need somebody to let the Chorus dude in?







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  # 1043707 14-May-2014 12:40
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just called up to switch over to unlimited, but since my billing period restarts on the 12th, the support member couldnt change until my june 12th.  saying i would get charged additional for the 500GB ive got this month.

could someone here from snap sort this out for me?  ive used about 48GB so far this month (started on the 12th) and would like to switch to unlimited immediately (theres humblebundle sales on atm :)).  

can someone also confirm static ips wont be effect by this and still be $5 a month?

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  # 1043712 14-May-2014 12:45
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so, does this mean the 350G and the 500G (or was it 550 i forget since downgrading..) are going to be retired and replaced with unlimited?


ill be watching VERY closely to see how things go.


props to snap for the whole no management clause, ild hope there is some fineprint somewhere that says if your a twat who sits there at 100% usage all month long month on end sorta thing, you can have a slapping ;)




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  # 1043715 14-May-2014 12:47
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Am I missing something? 
I am on UFB 100/50 . 

Snap just reduced my monthly data from 150gb to 80gb , with no decrease in price. 

How am I better off ? It looks worse to me.

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  # 1043719 14-May-2014 12:50
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NZSimplicity:
eXDee: Noteworthy is the base plans of VDSL and Fibre have dropped from 100gb to 80gb.
At least it looks like existing users are not effected, just had a look at my account summary and it still says the original :)


It will change on the next billing rollover. I expect.  

They can't reduce caps mid-month as it might push people over cap by no fault of their own. 

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