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Postby xiongbaobao » Sun, 12 Jun 2011 6:36 pm

Hi all, I would like to share my story on broadband subscription. 2 month ago I subscribed to M1 50Mbps fibre plan for a normal rate of $49 per month (no free gift). 2 month later on the PC show, M1 is giving customer who sign up with the same plan at $29. This is so funny way of treating a customer who pay more with no "free gift" and the reason M1 is giving me is because it PC show.

If there have being a change in "free gift" or I was given any free gift when I sign up from the plan and this time round the gift is lower subscription fee I don't mind. What I am angry with now is that I have to pay for $49 per month for the same plan others is paying $29. I have to pay $400 more for taking up subscription early.

Conclusion: Never subscribe from their daily open shop. wait for "shows" to be available. Very very Poor marketing plan they have. Stop subscription once contact end.

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Postby aster » Sun, 12 Jun 2011 6:40 pm

Is that why there's a huge line in the new underpass between Raffles City and Suntec where M1 has some sort of exhibition?

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Postby sundaymorningstaple » Sun, 12 Jun 2011 8:26 pm

xiongbaobao

Conclusion, no matter WHAT you buy (unless it's petrol), odds are within two weeks you will be able to find it cheaper. Grow up.

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Postby carlsum1986 » Mon, 13 Jun 2011 9:35 am

sundaymorningstaple wrote:xiongbaobao

Conclusion, no matter WHAT you buy (unless it's petrol), odds are within two weeks you will be able to find it cheaper. Grow up.


exactly...take it with a pinch of salt.......I have the same experience with airasia and 2 weeks later the ticket was going at 200 dollars less.......
Just move on with life..........

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Postby breakfast_cereal » Mon, 13 Jun 2011 10:57 am

Should be aware of when the next pc/it fair is coming. If I am not wrong the next one will be coming in Aug, followed by another one in Dec?

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Postby KopiO » Mon, 13 Jun 2011 11:43 am

wooo

no internet plan till dec them!

xiong,

you should of just complained till you got a free gift so you wouldnt be so highly strung over it.

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Postby therat » Mon, 13 Jun 2011 1:28 pm

Singapore has 4 IT/PC shown yearly.
Every time school holiday, there is 1 of these.

There always new promotion coming out.

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Postby ksl » Mon, 13 Jun 2011 6:46 pm

And Starhub is giving 100 Mbps for 60 plus $, tear up the contract and scream robbery, when you realise it doesn't help, bang your head on the wall and hyperventilate! :lol:

If it's any consolation you are not the only one that has been treated this way, you should expect it here in Singapore!

We took the 50 Mbps optical with Singtel at $5 more a month, though when i compare the 100 Mbps with Starhub, I still prefer my Singtel package, with 21 more TV channels and a move up from 10mbps, to optical.

You really have to shop around before deciding.

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Re: Lesson Learn from M1

Postby taxico » Fri, 17 Jun 2011 7:43 pm

xiongbaobao wrote:This is so funny way of treating a customer who pay more with no "free gift" and the reason M1 is giving me is because it PC show.

I have to pay $400 more for taking up subscription early.


excuse me, are you a singaporean? why don't you go yell at some other companies/people too?

my wife bought a dell laptop for $1,200 this january and it was sold for $899 3 months later AND it came with a free hard drive upgrade.

when i first met my wife, she was 46kg... but some years later, her weight became... (!)

the list never ends so it's time to get on with life, buddy. it's never fair...!
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Postby billym » Tue, 19 Jul 2011 2:45 pm

I don't think there is any problem here. I have dealt with this type of events for a number of times now and if you have not learned from it in the past, then it is about time.

It is a fair reason that they give lower prices on IT shows as that is the main purpose of it anyway, get subscriptions at bulk, with lower income.

And as what is said, you paid for the extra 20 because you were one of the first to have it. You got to experience it ahead before the majority. You can just look up to that.

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Postby sundaymorningstaple » Tue, 19 Jul 2011 5:15 pm

They even have a name for those suckers that are born every minute. They are called "early adopters". :P

They get to pay a premium to find out all the bugs in the system! :cool:

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Postby ScoobyDoes » Wed, 20 Jul 2011 3:28 pm

If you are happy and, ergo, accept and agree a price on sign-up then you are happy. Finished, end of story.

Me, I just don't look at any adverts for about a year after I sign up for anything. It's like I bought a Samsung 40' LCD TV for x amount of money and within 4-months I would have been able to get a 42' LCD for the same price.

Pissed? No, not really. I was happy when I bought the TV and since my old one was broken I had no choice anyway.
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