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    Default New ISP

    We're just changing from Voyager to SKy Broadband.
    $79 if you are a Sky customer. (And yes we're happy with that)

    There is an dd on for phone, my mum likes the landline, so $99 in total. It will allow unlimited free calls to mobile which we don't get with Voyager.

    Makes it a tiny bit cheaper than Voyager too.

    And finally I'll be able to plug the phone back into the ONT instead of modem, which is a weird method Voyager uses.

    Geekzone has a discussion if anyone cares to look.
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    We have just had the final two Vodafone VOD-TP Links installed.

    Yet to run speedtest to see how it compares.

    Latest Vod account to hand and what an abortion of a document!!.

    Once a free landline now becomes you pay for everything, calls to cellphones, home phone and national calling, caller display and the SuperWIFI mesh device.

    Oh well, we should have expected that, as the lady over the road has the extra TV linked as well and has to ring about her account always being wrong.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Lurking View Post
    We have just had the final two Vodafone VOD-TP Links installed.

    Yet to run speedtest to see how it compares.

    Latest Vod account to hand and what an abortion of a document!!.

    Once a free landline now becomes you pay for everything, calls to cellphones, home phone and national calling, caller display and the SuperWIFI mesh device.

    Oh well, we should have expected that, as the lady over the road has the extra TV linked as well and has to ring about her account always being wrong.

    lurking.
    You poor bugger having to deal with Vodafone.

    I couldn’t even give them 1:10 for my time with them.
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    Well they're quick. Scheduled to be up and running on Friday...router has arrived today.
    Pamphlet is to the point, super easy to follow (with pics) and minimal. No complicated anything.....so good for newbies or the IT challenged.

    I'd say even my mum would be able to follow it.

    So far so good, just to see how it is after connected.
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    Quote Originally Posted by B.M. View Post
    You poor bugger having to deal with Vodafone.

    I couldn’t even give them 1:10 for my time with them.
    Not too much of the poor bugger B.M.!!

    We had been chasing the local City Council fibre company since 2017, they didn't have the decency to reply to our email requests, so don't run Vod. down!.

    The two plastic biscuit holders have been installed and the new ratings (B & A) are attached.

    Don't really notice much of a difference.

    lurking.

    ps. let us know if the are pi** poor.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Lurking View Post
    ps. let us know if the are pi** poor.

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    Wow, can that XP machine fly.

    There must be some mistake?
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    Quote Originally Posted by B.M. View Post
    Wow, can that XP machine fly.

    There must be some mistake?
    You could be right there!!!.

    Today's run in the "wet" attached.

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    Congratulations! I hope you enjoy them as much as I do.

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    Sky BB is OK I guess if you already have a Sky Account for TV. If its just straight BB then of course you either have to use Freeview or one of the other subscription services for more content.

    I'll stick with Vodafone thanks Works fine, has the TV x2, unlimited internet at an average of 700+ Mbps, Phones (VOIP) and a list to long to remember of extras, all for $162 / month.

    What MANY don't know is Vodafone was sold a while back, and the service is generally better now. Last few times I have had to call them for customers (only once for myself when we changed the Phones) they have answered with in 2-3 rings. There's a "trick" to making sure things get done - Write down the persons name you are talking to and make sure they know it - as I said one time " if this isn't sorted as discussed we know who to blame"

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    I have been with Vodafone since they bought out Bell South late last century for Mobile phones and also for my BB for the past several years. I have yet to have a problem with them.

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