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yeah, they upgraded the tower because they were worried they'd lose your $500 a year in subscriptions :clap :clap :clap


keep believing that you twit.
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yeah it's true. I've tried over some yrs now to get further compensation, but despite spending hrs and hrs and hrs and hrs and hrs on the phone... I have now got nothing left. I'm about ready to go back to the stone age ….
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pinkeye wrote:yeah it's true. I've tried over some yrs now to get further compensation, but despite spending hrs and hrs and hrs and hrs and hrs on the phone... I have now got nothing left. I'm about ready to go back to the stone age ….
It's how you go about it that counts, when you use a small cheap provider, they can't afford to lose customers and have the time to investigate your problems. If I have a problem they are on to it as soon as I contact them and that would go for all their customers I believe. as they have very few negative posts on their whirlpool thread, when telstra and others have never ending complaints. NBN, is extremely sensitive to bad publicity so when challenged and threatened with legal action, they always find the time to suddenly fix things they have avoided for ages. That goes for all big companies, they will avoid doing anything until it looks like bad publicity and will cost them.

That's the way big business works, that reality is viewable daily in the media, someone complains and nothing is done for months or years, then that company is challenged by the media or taken to task with legal threats and suddenly they take action. It was the ombudsman that got me a refund, which by the way is the law. You have the legal right to leave your provider if they are not providing the service you pay for and you have the legal right to demand compensation for not getting that service, which is prescribed in law. Contact the communication ombudsman to get some action and find yourself a decent provider, there are a few around that are cheap and provide a good service. Same goes for phones, big companies rip you off and the smaller providers give you service.

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Is wireless broadband impossible for you, Pinky? Not NBN wireless.

What I have is not flash, 12:1 but it is stable and workable. I went on it because my landline was unworkable even for voice. Now with the german copper running down the street now I could switch to FTTN but not gonna. If you have more than one phone point you need to remove the other points. That will boost your speed and reliability. When Labor is govt approach your MP/Labor Senator etc and ask about the inhouse wiring checking/fixing that Shorten promised.

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Reality for 61 percent of services.

Over six in ten Australian consumers see “estimated” download speeds on broadband of less than 24Mbps, new numbers show.
https://www.itnews.com.au/news/australi ... bps-525104

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HBS Guy wrote:
Reality for 61 percent of services.

Over six in ten Australian consumers see “estimated” download speeds on broadband of less than 24Mbps, new numbers show.
https://www.itnews.com.au/news/australi ... bps-525104
Lol, doesn't even get a guernsey in the election campaign: that's how much both sides of politics care about the kids kids kids and Australias future in the Chinese Century we actually built and the parents got a paper profit from.... you deserve credit for atleast sticking up for the kids big guy!

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Libs can’t say anything and Labor dare not get wedged “splashing billions around, can’t trust Labor with money” so I am not surprised at this.

The NBN will be rescued but it will take some time.

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HBS Guy wrote:Libs can’t say anything and Labor dare not get wedged “splashing billions around, can’t trust Labor with money” so I am not surprised at this.

The NBN will be rescued but it will take some time.
Dood, it's an election winner so why isn't it being used?

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If Labor criticises the NBN, say the FTTN rubbish, the Libs would be screaming in the Merde-och rags that Labor are going to spend $90Bn, etc etc.

It SHOULD be an election issue but it is nearly finished and spending even more on it has to be handled carefully.

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Very sad indeed.
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Damage is done, but it will be fixed.

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Not fixed by the shambles that somehow got re-elected but it must be fixed!

Those on the basic 12mbps are paying nearly as much as those on 50mbps plans! As NBN belatedly realised the shit network they created doesn’t raise much revenue they forced price increases on the suckers on the NBN. That is not me! HFC costs over $8/month per connection in maintenance! What a fucking shambles the Libs have made!

https://itwire.com/telecoms-and-nbn/lab ... ility.html

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Geez :PC
And all the while I thought I was missing out being stuck with ADSL2 living in an area where all that new tech fandangle avoids me! Maybe I’ll be more greatful even though it’s so blatantly obvious at those times school kids get home our internet becomes slow and at times painfully slow. Hence I like being on the internet at odd hours to avoid the internet traffic. At first I thought it might be Telstra BigPond, where too many may be on it, and wanted to switch to another provider to get less congestion perhaps. So that would be a waste of time by the looks of it I gather?
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I think so, with Netflix etc peak hours are overloaded.

Copper just is not adequate with Netflix etc so popular.

ADSL2 not a bad technology, much slower to drop off with distance than VDSL aka FTTN. As Pinky found out.

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agree
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