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Author Topic: Staying with Plusnet with new offer deal  (Read 970 times)

adslmax

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Staying with Plusnet with new offer deal
« on: August 23, 2019, 11:23:37 PM »

Just done it. I have phoned up through Text Relay Service via NGT. Christopher Fraser the agent has offered me 12 months new deal for fibre extra and line only for 25 a month with a discount loyalty of 14.98 off for next 12 months take affect on my next billing date in a 12 months contract plus 50 cashback cheque too as part of the agreement. Only pay 6.01 per month for fibre extra once I have paid upfront line rental saver online next month.

Thanks PN. Going to stayed with PN for next 12 months Smiley just need to add LRS next month online myself with one off payment of 197.88. As I still got LRS expiry until next month.

So, I am happy to staying with FTTC as Kitz metion to me that I am the lucky one with my fibre with solid 80/20 since 2014 and should staying with FTTC and not recommend me to get G.fast elsewhere.

So, for now for next 12 months - no more G.fast talk for me. :)

I have notice a new change in plusnet account as they updated new current line speed which they have removed before but a slightly bit improvement below:

Your broadband service

    Product: Unlimited Fibre Extra
    Estimated Download Range: 61 - 72Mbps
    Estimated Upload Range: 17 - 18Mbps
    Minimum Guaranteed Speed: 56.9Mbps
    Current Line Speed (Download): 77.35Mbps
    Current Sync Rate (Download): 79.99Mbps
    Profile Name 0.128M-80M Downstream, Retransmission Low - 0.128M-20M Upstream, Error Protection Off
    Time Stamp 2019-08-22T10:15:00
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Re: Staying with Plusnet with new offer deal
« Reply #1 on: August 23, 2019, 11:29:15 PM »

A good deal. Now just be happy with the service and make normal use of it.  :)
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Re: Staying with Plusnet with new offer deal
« Reply #2 on: August 23, 2019, 11:33:06 PM »

Yes I am going to be. I don't check dslstats every hours now as I am cut down on pc now and play xbox with my daughter as it help me to ease my mental illness stress.

Thanks everyones supportive me.  ;D And all credits to Kitz.

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Re: Staying with Plusnet with new offer deal
« Reply #3 on: August 24, 2019, 06:32:51 AM »

May I just clarify (in case anyone wondered) why I recommended that you stay with FTTC rather than keep chasing g.fast was for several reasons.

1) g.fast as speeds are a lot more variable than with fttc.  I was extremely concerned how this would affect your mental health each time there was a change in the connection speed.   There was also some doubt about what speed you could get from the estimates.
2) You currently have one of the best FTTC connections.   You are lucky that you are on a Huawei cab with G.INP and manage to sucessfully sync at the full 80/20.  It does everything you need and more.  Some people would literally kill for that.
3) Financial reasons were a major factor.   In one of your earlier posts you disclosed some personal information (which was later deleted) but to cut to the chase you would be spending a fair amount of additional $ that you could ill afford.

Those who did see that post would immediately realise it would not be in your best interest to even think about recommending G.Fast to anyone in your situation at the current time.  It would be negligent if anyone said otherwise.

There is more to a broadband connection that just being able to brag about connection speed.
I am so glad that you are enjoying actually using your connection by playing your xbox rather than worrying about it.  A few of us (not just me) were deeply concerned that you could have been making a major mistake. 
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