FUCK OPTUS. Seriously. After all the long conversation a month ago, I got an email confirming cancellation of my old broadband account.

Today, payday, I pull up what I assume is my final bill to pay it off and get them out of my life and find the billing period for the broadband account is the full month.

Plugged the old cable modem back in, and ... it works. The service is still fucking active.


This is hilarious.

"I've checked your account and the services were cancelled."

"I plugged the old modem back in and hooked my laptop to it and it worked."

"I've double checked and the services were cancelled."

"It's on my bill. You charged me for it."

"I'll transfer you to the billing team."

(Paraphrasing, but not much)

"You should pay the full amount listed on the bill now, and I assure you that it'll be adjusted and you'll receive a credit on your next bill."

"There will not be a next bill, as I am terminating my remaining services and moving them to another provider tomorrow."

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We've settled on me paying the bill amount for the linked mobile phone account (fair) and waiting for the next issued bill on the 24th of January, which should contain an adjustment for the cancellation in December.

I don't have any faith it will, but I also want to go watch some TV.

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kind of glad i don't get my internet from them, now. also glad i insist on paying my phone bill manually.

@Nikolai_Kingsley @mike this it's why I have all of my utilities separated, or if multiple are with the same, then under different email addresses and accounts, so there's no overlap. And I pay everything manually wherever possible.

Currently trusting Aussie BB to not fuck it up.

"I'm not going anywhere"
"I am terminating my remaining services and moving them to another provider tomorrow."
out of context that made me laugh πŸ˜‚

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