Dodo is offering an Xbox 360 plus three games and 25 months of Xbox LIVE Gold membership to customers who sign up for its unlimited broadband plan. Is the value in that deal enough to overcome Dodo’s often shaky reputation?
Under the deal, if you sign up for a 24-month contract for Dodo’s unlimited broadband at $59.80 a month, you get the Xbox 360 (currently retailing for under $200), one month’s Xbox Gold Live membership in the box, two 12-month membership vouchers for Xbox Live (each worth $79.95), plus three games (Disney Adventures, Kinect Adventures and your choice of Halo 4 or Sesame Street). That will cost you a minimum of $1437.60.
If you don’t own an Xbox 360 and you’d use the membership, this might be tempting, as it’s one of the cheaper unlimited broadband deals out there. On the debit side of the ledger: Dodo has a very mixed reputation for customer service, and you’re tied to a long-term contract. Note also that the $59.80 price only applies in metro areas: you can sign up in regional areas, but the cost is higher and the speed is lower.
When it comes to unlimited deals, TPG is still effectively the provider to beat, especially if it makes good on its promise to introduce an unlimited NBN service. Does this offer tempt you? Tell us in the comments.