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Thread: MTN 1 day uncapped for R40 is a lie

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    Quote Originally Posted by Defib View Post
    What does ICASA Define as broadband 256kbs down?
    128 Kbps < 256 Kbps, so what is your point?

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    My point is to try understand the claim of false advertising.

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    Quote Originally Posted by biometrics View Post
    128 Kbps < 256 Kbps, so what is your point?
    No need to be a dick. I'm trying to understand his claim.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Defib View Post
    No need to be a dick. I'm trying to understand his claim.
    The product is sold as 150 MB full speed and then 128 Kbps afterwards for a total of 24 hours. I assume the OP was not aware of this. Why am I a dick?

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    So it's not false advertising.

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    If you can't see where you are being a dick then forget about it. Tsk. I ask a simple question because I don't know. Halas case closed

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    Damnit, i should always come check here before i buy anything from any broadband company.. bloody thieves every last one of them..

    I bought this package thinking ill get at least 4gb done, but 150mb.??? thats trickery... misleading...

    imagine someone says you can have bottomless coffee while you sit at a restaurant but after your first cup they limit you to 1 drop per hour... THATS WHAT YOU MTN DOUCHE-NOZZLES HAVE DONE!!!!

    soz for the rant,

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    Quote Originally Posted by HitmanV View Post
    Damnit, i should always come check here before i buy anything from any broadband company.. bloody thieves every last one of them..

    I bought this package thinking ill get at least 4gb done, but 150mb.??? thats trickery... misleading...

    imagine someone says you can have bottomless coffee while you sit at a restaurant but after your first cup they limit you to 1 drop per hour... THATS WHAT YOU MTN DOUCHE-NOZZLES HAVE DONE!!!!

    soz for the rant,
    I managed 17gb over 24 hours using that option, were you expecting a terrabyte?
    Avada Kedavra!

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    lol R40 for 150Mb is worse than R30 for 500Mb.
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    It's technically not false as you don't get cut off, but by all reasonable measures it is very misleading.

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    Why don't you guys get the sky daily bundle the throttle speed is much better and it last longer as well, generally activate it at 12am, and it is even good enough to stream youtube when throttled however it's priced at R79.00, but since they have the midnight bundles @R10 a gig, I get 8 gig instead of 4.5 gig you normally get on sky daily.
    If your parents didn't have kids, there is a good chance you won't either.

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    128Kbps? Are we back in the ISDN era?

    Love this Telkom R50 for 500Gb deal
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    Quote Originally Posted by The_Librarian View Post
    128Kbps? Are we back in the ISDN era?

    Love this Telkom R50 for 500Gb deal
    Some of us sleep at night Ook

    Well, I don't, I have a newborn now, but some of us
    Avada Kedavra!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Voldemort View Post
    Well, I don't, I have a newborn now, but some of us
    Congrats! Enjoy the bebbeh while you can Most special time of your life.
    500th anniversary of the Protestant Reformation has passed.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Spotja View Post
    How do you use up 1GB in six minutes?
    40Mbps connection, need to have that scheduler ready.

    Broadband defined as:
    South Africa’s broadband definitions

    In 2006 the Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (ICASA) defined broadband as a service with a minimum download speed of 256Kbps in its ADSL regulations. No downlink speed was provided by ICASA.

    The Department of Communications (DoC) recently defined broadband as “an always available, multimedia connection with a download speed of at least 256 Kbps” in its ‘Broadband Policy for South Africa’. No downlink speed was defined.

    It is highly debatable whether download speeds of 256 Kbps are adequate to use all current Internet services without a fair amount of irritation. https://mybroadband.co.za/news/broad...broadband.html
    Note that's ADSL from 2010. There is no actual speed definition.

    2013 Yunus Carrim tried: https://mybroadband.co.za/news/gover...th-africa.html but that had no actual speed definition and don't think it passed.
    Last edited by Johnatan56; 12-04-2018 at 02:27 PM.
    Quote Originally Posted by ChocolateBadger View Post
    Welcome to life. It's your life. Do what you want.
    http://beta.speedtest.net/result/6723240596
    http://www.speedtest.net/result/6964814583

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