[PLUG][OT] Broadband 2007

Shantanu Kulkarni linux at shantanukulkarni.org
Wed Jan 3 08:54:45 PST 2007


Hi,
Sorry for this OT (and TOFU) , but does one have to upgrade the package to get under
2Mbps scheme. My cousin has a 256kbps/Rs 250/400Mb package for last 1
year. Does she have to upgrade or make an application for the new
package?

Shantanu
* Devendra Laulkar <devendralaulkar at yahoo.com> [070103 19:40]:
> Hi,
> 
> >  They do have an option of free downloads between
> > 2am -
> > 8am which in my opinion is reasonable.
> ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
> > Have you ever tried the respective plan  by BSNL
> > which contains offer of
> > unlimited download between midnight? I bet you
> > haven't tried. 
> 
> I have tried it. For around 7-8 months now. I have
> downloaded between 2am - 8am on numerous occasions,
> infact routinely until sometime back. And I *never*
> got a wrong bill. I also know a number of people who
> do download between 2-8 without getting wrong bills. 
> 
> Of course, you have to take careful measures. If your
> computer clock is off by 15-20 mins and you start the
> download at 1.45am and get billed for it... 
> 
> Not saying that BSNL is perfect and that there cannot
> be billing erros, however it is not the case that the
> entire thing is just a marketing scam or something.
> 
> > At corporate private companies are the only
> > competitor's. 
> 
> I am not talking of corporates - it is an entirely
> different ball game altogether. The requirements, QoS
> terms etc are all different. Hence, the price will
> vary.
> 
> -Devendra Laulkar.
> 
> p.s. -  Can we have the same subject line ? It is easy
> to keep track of a thread.
> 
> 
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