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Starhub - Cash n Carry

Postby Saint » Thu, 18 Sep 2008 2:27 pm

The apartment we're moving into next week already has everything set up for Starhub Cable TV, broadband etc. Spoke to Starhub yesterday and they want to charge me $100 plus for the pleasure of one of thir guys to come around and set everything up, also they wouldn't be able to get someone around for about a week after we move in!

They said the other option is Cash n Carry, literally pay at the store and take the cable boxes, modem home and set it up yourself.

Has anyone done this? Is it really as easy as it seems? Or am I missing something and I have to be some kind of geek to set it all up?

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Postby bigfilsing » Thu, 18 Sep 2008 3:33 pm

Iv'e never come across anything that difficult and certainly anything that can;t be solved with a quick call the the help desk.

If you can find out which modem they plan to give you we can check out the specs and set up and give advice while you still have internet access :D

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Postby sierra2469alpha » Thu, 18 Sep 2008 4:38 pm

Saint - our new condo was set up for StarHub but we went with Hubstation (CATV) and MaxUltimate (Internet). We were waived the installation fee. Not sure if this helps???

Cheers, and welcome, P

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Postby durain » Thu, 18 Sep 2008 5:34 pm

the missus had the cash and carry when i was away. just plug and play. easy (for her anyway). i might struggle a bit. :P

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Postby micknlea » Thu, 18 Sep 2008 9:48 pm

It's easy Saint, if I can do it you can! :wink:
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Postby Saint » Thu, 18 Sep 2008 10:24 pm

micknlea wrote:It's easy Saint, if I can do it you can! :wink:


Well that's sold it, it must be easy! :D

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Postby micknlea » Fri, 19 Sep 2008 11:17 am

:P Just call me if you have any problems! :P
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Postby Zeenit » Fri, 19 Sep 2008 5:31 pm

durain wrote:the missus had the cash and carry when i was away. just plug and play. easy (for her anyway). i might struggle a bit. :P


A first time that Durain can't do everything :D :o
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Re: Starhub - Cash n Carry

Postby durain » Fri, 19 Sep 2008 5:46 pm

Saint wrote:Has anyone done this? Is it really as easy as it seems? Or am I missing something and I have to be some kind of geek to set it all up?


well, even saint was a bit apprehensive. :P :D

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Postby Saint » Tue, 23 Sep 2008 8:38 am

Now how easy was that! Less than 30 minutes and we had Cable TV and wireless broadband set up!

The hardest part was at the Starhub Shop Sunday trying to pick which Cable Channels to have! :lol:

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Postby Zeenit » Tue, 23 Sep 2008 10:00 am

Saint wrote:Now how easy was that! Less than 30 minutes and we had Cable TV and wireless broadband set up!

The hardest part was at the Starhub Shop Sunday trying to pick which Cable Channels to have! :lol:


Well its my turn on Thursday to see if I can do the plug and play thing. We found it easy to choose......BBC, BBC and more english channels. No footie for him in doors yet. :lol: :)
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Postby micknlea » Tue, 23 Sep 2008 11:19 am

Saint wrote:Now how easy was that! Less than 30 minutes and we had Cable TV and wireless broadband set up!

The hardest part was at the Starhub Shop Sunday trying to pick which Cable Channels to have! :lol:



Told ya so! :P :D
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Postby Saint » Tue, 23 Sep 2008 12:16 pm

Zeenit wrote:
Saint wrote:Now how easy was that! Less than 30 minutes and we had Cable TV and wireless broadband set up!

The hardest part was at the Starhub Shop Sunday trying to pick which Cable Channels to have! :lol:


Well its my turn on Thursday to see if I can do the plug and play thing. We found it easy to choose......BBC, BBC and more english channels. No footie for him in doors yet. :lol: :)


Unfortunately not so easy for us as Mrs S wanted all the Chinese channels!


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