[clug] Query re Transact costs.
grail at goldweb.com.au
Fri Nov 26 07:51:38 GMT 2004
On 26 Nov 2004, at 18:36, Martin Pool wrote:
> Does ADSL require a line rental payment to Telstra, or is that covered
> by the ADSL monthly fee?
ADSL requires an active copper-to-the-exchange telephone line - it
doesn't matter which company bills you for rental, they're all Telstra
Current rental for said line is $30 to $38/month. Therefore if you're
at the low end of the market, the $10 plans with TransACT providers are
cheaper than Telstra's BigPond ADSL. For whatever reason, as you get to
higher GB limits, ADSL providers get cheaper. However, you then have to
consider that calls to other TransACT customers are free (and a
surprisingly large number of the local calls I make are to 6161 xxxx
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