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"~misfit~" <(E-Mail Removed)> wrote in
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> Subject: Re: Orcon UBS, performance of late.
> From: "~misfit~" <(E-Mail Removed)>
> Newsgroups: nz.comp
> mark wrote:
>> "~misfit~" <(E-Mail Removed)> wrote in
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>>> Subject: Re: Orcon UBS, performance of late.
>>> From: "~misfit~" <(E-Mail Removed)>
>>> Newsgroups: nz.comp
>>> Krazy Bob wrote:
>>>> Maybe just convert to Slingshot 256K plan, same price for as orcon,
>>>> or maybe bliink 256K plan...I no there is that $99 disconection
>>>> fee, but im sure you could argue that the speed they are offering
>>>> does not match the speed they are giving you, which in effect is
>>>> false advertising and could also argue that they have
>>>> mis-represented them selves and therefore the $99 fee should not
>>>> apply
>>>> Just thought i'd put my 2cents in, even if its worth nothing
>>> Hey, it's worth 2 cents. However, no matter what I say I doubt I
>>> could get out of the churn fee without a lawyer.
>>> Cheers,
>>> --
>>> ~misfit~

>> If you were brassed off enough with orcon you could:
>> 1. tell them they are a bunch of arseholes that haven't delivered the
>> service they promised. tell them you wish to disconnect and don't
>> expect any additional charges.
>> 2. join telecom on the free modem, free connection plan and get a 99
>> credit since u already have a modem
>> if u can get the same deal through slingshot let me know since I'm
>> just starting to look into this myself

> Hey, cool. I didn't think of that. Thanks for the info. The $99 credit
> would cover the churn fee. I don't suppose I could get a credit on the
> free connection as I'm already connected to their ADSL and had to pay
> for it? --
> ~misfit~

LOL, you could try but I doubt it

I was told $99 credit by the telecom rep I spoke too, but would prefer
to join another UBS provider if possible. Even if orcon improve from now
on, and I decide to tolerate them, I'll be sure to continue recommending
that they be avoided. Once bitten...
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