NBN speed and iiNets pricing

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  1. Sol_Invictus

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  2. shift6

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    Not everyone can get 12Mbps on ADSL.

    Not everyone has access to HFC.

    It is expected and hoped that NBN speeds will be much more consistent with what they are advertised to be.

    The NBN definitely can do alot better than 12Mbps. They just tier their plans so that users who want/need the faster download/upload speeds pay for it. 12Mbps is more or less considered the 'base'.
     
  3. Doso

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    can you get a 25/5mbit service with 200 gig for $55? or 100/40mbit service for $70?

    while people who can currently get full speed adsl2+ or have access to cable might not see a massive speed jump with the 12/1mbit connection the rest of us will
     
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    gotta see and wait if telstra are able to offer anything better than their current adsl 2+ for a reasonable price.
     
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    Bloody heck. Do want NBN now.
     
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    Yeah with tpg's current plans these don't look that attractive.
     
  8. shadowman

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    1000GB of data @ 100M for $99.

    Please point me in the direction of non-NBN plans that offer this.

    Data is only going to get cheaper. Hopefully we’ll see some investment in subsea cables soon too (and also hopefully government owned).

    I’m quite excited to get on the NBN…currently only get about 4Mbps, makes me a sad panda considering the last place I was in had 22Mbps (I lived across the road from the exchange). I’m so excited about it, I’m actually looking for a house over the coming months in the first metro WA NBN area, Victoria Park.
     
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    Please point me towards TPG's 100Mbit plans?
     
  10. Duideka

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    Here is a better comparison of the plans that includes mandatory bundling: [​IMG]

    Outside of one pesky 50G+50G Naked service, even the 100/40Mbps plans whip the ADSL2+ plans - that's seriously surprising. 50/20Mbps and below plans are better value than the ADSL2+ plans.
     
  11. FiShy

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    100/40 is silly, not worth the money.
     
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    I'd pay it.

    100/100 @ 100/40 would keep me happy.

    if only it were available :(
     
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    Why?

    You would struggle to hit it 90% of the time.
     
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    It’s $20 more for 100/40 than 12/1. Doesn’t seem silly to me, there’s multitudes of options to use that sort of speed. That means I can download at 12.5MB/s opposed to 1.5MB/s. That’s a full quality HD movie in 17 minutes, as opposed to 2.5 hours (depending on the server at the other end though). For just streaming HD without buffering you’re going to need at least 2MB/s (16Mbit). Add onto that any other devices using the internet and your probably looking at a minimal 20Mbit/s connection.

    With 100/40, the missus can be watching a streaming movie from Netflix (or whatever else), whilst I’m downloading a movie to watch later, along with hosting my own game server whilst playing and streaming some internet radio whilst playing games, even then the connection won’t be saturated.

    That doesn’t seem silly at all.
     
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    100/40... omnomnom
     
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    because i don't have to justify it :D
    for those rare moments that i'd actually utilise it, i'd like to have it.

    i don't need a 300+kw car either.. but we all have different priorities
     
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    the difference is that I *can* use a 300KW car. ;)

    I agree totally that you don't have to justify it to anyone else other than yourself, though.
     
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    I'm kinda interested in it ;)
     
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    id prefer 40/40 to 100/40 but nop.jpg we wont offer synchronous speeds
     
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    This.. :weirdo:

    i dont even care if its not maxed out, i will know, that when I want to use it, ill get as good as the other end can serve. :thumbup:
     

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