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Nashua Mobile launches uncapped, unshaped ADSL

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Nashua Mobile has launched a set of uncapped and unshaped ADSL products, starting at speeds of 384kbps for R369 including line rental and subject to the signing of a 12-month contract.

Nashua Mobile has launched a set of unshaped, uncapped ADSL products that will allow its customers to enjoy unlimited, lightning-quick broadband access without worrying about bumping their heads against a data cap.

The service is perfect for Internet users who want to download media, watch streaming video, play games online or run a small office. It is offered in speeds of 384, 1024 and 4096 Kbps and allows two simultaneous connections. If used concurrently, the Peak Information Rate (PIR) will be halved between the two connections.

Subscribers can enjoy an uncapped and unshaped basic 384kbps service at R219 for data only or for R369 including the line rental cost. An uncapped, unshaped 1024kbps line costs R499 for data only and R779 for line rental and data, while the 4096kbps service costs R549 for data only and R949 for line rental and data.*

These prices apply to a 12-month contract. Users can also buy an ADSL Billion router for just R523 when they sign up for this special offer. All users get a 4GB mailbox, five email addresses, fax to email, and virus and spam filtering as value-added services.

With an unshaped ADSL service, Nashua Mobile subscribers will be able to enjoy responsive gaming and video streaming and download files in a flash because all Web services are given equal priority.

Most uncapped ADSL services in South Africa are shaped, which means that email and Web browsing are given priority and other services are throttled until congestion on the network has cleared. If your YouTube videos take forever to buffer and your files download at a snail’s pace, you are probably on a shaped connection.

Nashua Mobile maintains a Fair Service For All policy, managed by an equitable adaptive rolling 10-day policy rather than a monthly limit. This ensures that end-users can enjoy the best of the Internet without having the quality of their service downgraded by excessively heavy users.

Says Tim Walter, executive head of marketing at Nashua Mobile: ‚The Internet is no longer just about Web browsing, online banking and email ‚ our customers also want to be able to download media, share videos, and play games online without worrying about running out of bandwidth or paying excessive prices for out of bundle data.

‚We are pleased to be able to offer them an uncapped and unshaped ADSL service that will allow them to make the most of the services and information available on the Internet at a reasonable price.‚

* Pricing

UNCAPPED ADSL UNBUNDLED (Data only)

BUNDLED

(All Inclusive)

UNCAPPED BASIC ‚ 384kbps

R219.00

R369.00

UNCAPPED BASIC ‚ 1024kbps

R499.00

R779.00

UNCAPPED BASIC LITE ‚ 4096kbps

R549.00

R949.00

OPTIONAL HARDWARE PURCHASE

ADSL BILLION 5200G RC ROUTER

R523.26

• Pricing includes VAT.

• 12 Month contract term.

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