On the face of it, I prefer the IInet deal over Exetel for my situation because:
- IInet have been a great provider so far and there are some rumours about Exetel having a less than stellar approach to customer service.
- I already have a Belkin router (F1PI241ENau - http://catalog.belkin.com/IWCatProductPage.process?Product_Id=247190) and have heard that they don't play well with the Exetel service. I don't want to fork out $200 for a new modem that works with the Exetel naked service.
- You get an incoming number as part of the IItalk service. Apparently you have to pay $10 extra to add this functionality with Exetel.
- Even though uploads are counted as part of your bandwidth allowance (Exetel doesn't charge for this), I don't upload that much ( about 1GB per month ).
- I don't really care about having a static IP (this is what Exetel provides).
- P2P are shaped (according to official announcements) on the Exetel network (see http://whirlpool.net.au/article.cfm?id=1734&show=replies )
- No excess usage charges (just shaped) - wheras Exetel charges $3 per GB.
However, after considering some of the drawbacks (e.g. measured uploads including voice), I am staying put for now to see where the new naked DSL market heads.