Mog - Provided by Telstra

Discussion in 'Audio Visual' started by millsy, Jun 21, 2012.

  1. azzachaz

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    Just a follow up on this. After I escalated the issue of being charged excess data the called me back and reversed my excess data charges as 'good will' :rolleyes:

    Although they still wouldn't confirm that MOG is not metered I have not been charged excess data since I complained.

    Still using the service now, I find it works well at work and in the car.
     
  2. kieranluken

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    I stopped using it a while ago... I got sick of finding some decent music, then a couple of weeks later not being able to listen to them because Mog/Telstra is renegotiating licensing or some bullshit
     
  3. azzachaz

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    I've not had any problems finding music I want to listen too.
    I usually just look up an artist I feel like listening to and then turn on the 'Radio' feature and let it pick songs from other similar artists.

    For the most part this works well for a couple of hours listening. Unfortunately MOG always plays some 7 degrees tricks and end up playing Nickelback :Paranoid::sick:

    How it gets to that from RATM, Staind, or Powderfinger I don't know.
     
  4. azzachaz

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    Just got an email from Telstra confirming MOG is closing down 31 Aug.

    Who should I move to? They suggest Apple Music? I want something that is unmetered with Telstra.

    Edit: Apple Music not available on Android
     
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    Apple music is not unmetered either, I asked them.

    RIP unmetered streaming music I suppose
     
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    There are no unmetered option on telstra without mog now :(

    I'm using Google music, which seems pretty good so far, but I have to download my play lists on wifi otherwise it chews my data allowance..
     
  7. azzachaz

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    To be fair 90% of my listening is over wifi so it's not a huge issue. My son just downloads his songs to save his data also.

    Just looked at Google music. $17 for RATM Evil Empire!!! WTF???
    Just want to pay a monthly fee and listen to anything without feeling guilty purchasing single tracks I'll listen to once in a blue moon.
     
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    I believe Spotify has an offline mode.

    Realistically it's going to come down to Pandora v Spotify, Apple can go fuck themselves and I dunno does anyone even use Google Music?
     
  9. BuuBox

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    If you've got a Telstra account, you can get 12 months free Apple Music. Hopefully Apple release an Android app at some point.

    Then you can use the $11.99 or whatever you've saved on a bigger datapack.

    And reassess after 12 months.
     
  10. Falkor

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    Google music has a streaming service as well, same as spotify, apple music etc.

    I use spotify and all my playlists are offline on my phone, so I don't use any data. Just update my playlist on wifi at home/work
     
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    To me the offline component makes Spotify the winner for the OP's requirements unless the others have something similar.
     
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    Actually to me the benefit was streaming at 320kbps and not paying for the data. I want a streaming service so I can use my phone storage for anything that isn't music :) I have a very large collection of physical music, it's quicker to just copy music to my phone vs downloading it.

    I stopped using it when they got rid of 320kbps streaming, fortunately now in the Netherlands most offices have free wifi anyway you can use for streaming if you so desire.
     
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    I don't see any such option for this in any of the available services.
     
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    they just canceled the offering
     
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    You realise this thread is quite old right? :)
     
  16. azzachaz

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    MOG isn't shut down yet :)
    Couple of days to go.

    Bit of a dog move I reckon not offering free data on the services they offer to replace MOG.

    Been using Spotify for a few hours now. Seems fine. Haven't really played with the features but the random song list it spat out was pretty spot on to how I was feeling at the time. Black Magic.
     
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    Yeah I agree, that's telstra for you though :)
     

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