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Old 04-07-2019, 12:14 PM   #6571
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M1 and Grid has 1byte per block data while
redONE and zero1 has 1mb per block data.

You might not want your data counter to surge like a rocket.

https://en.ocworkbench.com/larger-da...zX2z48pHzwP5IY
Now 30GB for $25 a month

Need to count until like that?

Live life don't need count until like that...
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Old 04-07-2019, 12:33 PM   #6572
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hey bro sflr. still re-contract eligibility starts from 10th Dec 2019.

Was thinking since i've been using m1 for nearly a decade, even my house phone and all uses M1. Possible to make it a case to waive off the fee?

Bro how many months of your contract balance on the $128 ?


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Old 04-07-2019, 12:41 PM   #6573
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But the catch is you need to pay $50 monthly? Then give you carrots of higher data.

I think telcos are starting to worry because people are downgrading their expensive plans to the cheaper $20-$25 plan.

If a lot of people do that, their revenue per customer will go down.
$50 plan is with phone ..i bought huawei mate x and sell off .earn $550 to offset ..ard $25 per month too..

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Old 04-07-2019, 01:06 PM   #6574
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But the catch is you need to pay $50 monthly? Then give you carrots of higher data.

I think telcos are starting to worry because people are downgrading their expensive plans to the cheaper $20-$25 plan.

If a lot of people do that, their revenue per customer will go down.
me now CIS combo 6 , need add data x3 than got 18gb
but monthly $70++

but cis plan got many free addon ....useful for some eg 019 but useless to me
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Old 04-07-2019, 01:09 PM   #6575
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Now 30GB for $25 a month

Need to count until like that?

Live life don't need count until like that...
Current plans give me 3gb only.
Once contract up i will port out to a better telco.

1 byte and 1mb should be 1000x more?

Your 25gb might be alot but not others! Do you have anything to share??? LoL

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Old 04-07-2019, 01:55 PM   #6576
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$50 plan is with phone ..i bought huawei mate x and sell off .earn $550 to offset ..ard $25 per month too..

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So basically you don't get a new phone and you are paying $25 monthly.

Same like SIM only plan and no new phone. But there are plans with $20 monthly.

The latter route is cheaper?
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Old 04-07-2019, 01:58 PM   #6577
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me now CIS combo 6 , need add data x3 than got 18gb
but monthly $70++

but cis plan got many free addon ....useful for some eg 019 but useless to me
I have not done any calculations on this recently.

I was on Combo 2 CIS previously then switched to Singtel SIM only back in Dec 2018. Paying $25 monthly.

Wouldn't the route with SIM only plan more cheaper than re-contracting CIS + selling the phone away?
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Old 04-07-2019, 02:29 PM   #6579
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For example redONE data, 2gb deplete within hours. Therefore i think there is a need to address this issues.

Your phone data counter will be too way off than the telco app counter.

So far m1 has the best block and data plans.

Now 30GB for $25 a month

Need to count until like that?

Live life don't need count until like that...
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Old 04-07-2019, 02:31 PM   #6580
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Byte is the best.
Indeed the mb - 1000x more data is not fair to users.

I think that is a ridiculous way of billing. I wonder who is the smart Alex who designs such a complicated billing.

Down to bytes and even 1MB???
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Old 04-07-2019, 02:43 PM   #6581
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For example redONE data, 2gb deplete within hours. Therefore i think there is a need to address this issues.

Your phone data counter will be too way off than the telco app counter.

So far m1 has the best block and data plans.
From the other perspective (at least for me), this charging data/block could be an indicator reflecting the performance of how good a telco in computing each byte of flowing data in real-time manner.

So if the company willing to compute/charge up to 1byte of data meaning they have (or at least willing) to invest on some powerful servers/services. From here we could see which one willing to invest on assets and bandwidths. With this, we can see clearer which telco is more valuable.
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Old 04-07-2019, 02:57 PM   #6582
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Byte is the best.
Indeed the mb - 1000x more data is not fair to users.
1 byte or 1023 bytes difference, the impact on cost to the consumer will probably be in cents.
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Old 04-07-2019, 03:32 PM   #6583
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1 byte or 1023 bytes difference, the impact on cost to the consumer will probably be in cents.
Agree from few cents to dollars to hundreds over 12 months. Telco been overcharging.
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Old 04-07-2019, 03:51 PM   #6584
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M1 and Grid has 1byte per block data while
redONE and zero1 has 1mb per block data.

You might not want your data counter to surge like a rocket.

https://en.ocworkbench.com/larger-da...zX2z48pHzwP5IY
Byte is the best.
Indeed the mb - 1000x more data is not fair to users.
Just to be clear...

1KB = 1024 x 1B = 1024B
1MB = 1024 x 1KB = 1,048,576B

M1/Grid (telcos) compute/charges in block(s) of 1B.

Zero1/RedONE (telcos) compute/charges in block(s) of 1MB (= 1,048,576B).

So on Zero1/RedONE: if got any 1B block sent will be compute as 1,048,576B sent -- more than 1 million times when compared to M1/Grid.

Whether you think more than 1 million times difference in compute/charges for data blocks between telcos -- is important or not -- is up to each individual.

If my telco mobile plan is less than 5GB (i.e. 1GB, 2GB or 3GB etc.) -- personally I'll avoid using Zero1/RedONE telcos.
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Old 04-07-2019, 03:58 PM   #6585
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Just to be clear...

1KB = 1024 x 1B = 1024B
1MB = 1024 x 1KB = 1,048,576B

M1/Grid (telcos) compute/charges in block(s) of 1B.

Zero1/RedONE (telcos) compute/charges in block(s) of 1MB (= 1,048,576B).

So on Zero1/RedONE: if got any 1B block sent will be compute as 1,048,576B sent -- more than 1 million times when compared to M1/Grid.

Whether you think more than 1 million times difference in compute/charges for data blocks between telcos -- is important or not -- is up to each individual.

If my telco mobile plan is less than 5GB (i.e. 1GB, 2GB or 3GB etc.) -- personally I'll avoid using Zero1/RedONE telcos.
but the calculations don't make sense...

this means you will use up 3GB data after you send 3000 messages... since each message will use up min 1MB... really...?? anyone got try that out...??


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