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Topic # 150688 30-Jul-2014 22:13
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After months of waiting(trying to get neighbours consent) I finally got fibre installed last week. Naturally I am over the moon but before I knew it I have nearly chewed thru my 300 Gb monthly allowance and I have only 7 Gb left until the next billing cycle ( 10 August for me) I contacted tech support to change over to a unlimited plan but they tell me I have to wait until 10 Aug ( which is an eternity for a new fibre user )

It's like having a Porsche on the autobahn but only 5 litres of petrol!

SNAP - can you please review the policy

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  Reply # 1098907 30-Jul-2014 22:43
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Why don't you log into your account on the Snap website, and add an additional data pack to tie you over for the rest of your billing month?


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  Reply # 1098914 30-Jul-2014 22:57
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Does seem odd, they should be able to part monthly bill each service to allow the upgrade to happen on any day... Other isps do this.

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  Reply # 1098919 30-Jul-2014 23:03
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there are a few isps with systems that you have to wait till after that billing cycle..

snaps billing system does have a fair few odd things to it however..


your talking just over a week, add some additional data and hold off on thrashing the poor connection for a few days!




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  Reply # 1098939 31-Jul-2014 00:06
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You should be able to log in online and upgrade your package yourself, unless they changed that since that's what I did (though not for switching to unlimited, only for increasing cap)




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  Reply # 1099425 31-Jul-2014 15:59
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Hi ada101

You're right, its not great and its certainly on the list of things to change. No timing just yet though.

To tide you over until the 10th we've found a bit of extra data in the cupboard which is now yours ;)

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  Reply # 1099427 31-Jul-2014 16:03
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ralph to the rescue once again!





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  Reply # 1099654 31-Jul-2014 20:49
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Is it because Snap invoice out pro-forma?  



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  Reply # 1100014 1-Aug-2014 14:01
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Thanks Ralph for your understanding.
It show that SNAP has wonderful Reps in Geekzone

Now time to go cruising... :-)

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  Reply # 1100139 1-Aug-2014 16:33
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300GB is like 5 liters of petrol? I have 100GB per month and I have to try to use more than half. Turn down your streaming quality or stop downloading stuff.




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  Reply # 1100141 1-Aug-2014 16:35
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timmmay: 300GB is like 5 liters of petrol? I have 100GB per month and I have to try to use more than half. Turn down your streaming quality or stop downloading stuff.


i watch everything in the highest quality, have all my steam games auto updating and such, and if i tried, i could come close to only using 100GB. 300GB takes effort of downloading a fair bit..




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  Reply # 1100146 1-Aug-2014 16:40
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hio77:
timmmay: 300GB is like 5 liters of petrol? I have 100GB per month and I have to try to use more than half. Turn down your streaming quality or stop downloading stuff.


i watch everything in the highest quality, have all my steam games auto updating and such, and if i tried, i could come close to only using 100GB. 300GB takes effort of downloading a fair bit..


You must not have a internet connected household, my household has 7 people and we easily use 200GB, we average 300GB a month.

Also I think his 5 litres of petrol analogy was regarding the fact he only had 7GB left.




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  Reply # 1100156 1-Aug-2014 16:44
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charsleysa:
hio77:
timmmay: 300GB is like 5 liters of petrol? I have 100GB per month and I have to try to use more than half. Turn down your streaming quality or stop downloading stuff.


i watch everything in the highest quality, have all my steam games auto updating and such, and if i tried, i could come close to only using 100GB. 300GB takes effort of downloading a fair bit..


You must not have a internet connected household, my household has 7 people and we easily use 200GB, we average 300GB a month.

Also I think his 5 litres of petrol analogy was regarding the fact he only had 7GB left.


fair point, just me and the gf living here. with another one of me, i could see it easily going twice as high..




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