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Topic # 95465 5-Jan-2012 09:10 Send private message

Living Skinny website live! Yippie!

http://www.livingskinny.co.nz

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  Reply # 564598 5-Jan-2012 09:12 Send private message

Thanks for the heads up. Time to look through for some goodies - fingers crossed for some decent data options!!!

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  Reply # 564601 5-Jan-2012 09:14 Send private message

Great pricing.

$4/week for 120MB data! $16/month for 480MB.




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  Reply # 564607 5-Jan-2012 09:20 Send private message

I can see the $4 a week being very popular. Data is not too bad. But if you look at it per month, you are just $4 away from having 1GB with 2Degrees. Although, Skinny uses the XT network so you get better coverage and speeds.

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  Reply # 564611 5-Jan-2012 09:25 Send private message

billgates: Great pricing.

$4/week for 120MB data! $16/month for 480MB.


 

Was thinking the same thing..




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  Reply # 564612 5-Jan-2012 09:25 Send private message

APN is wapaccess.co.nz




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  Reply # 564614 5-Jan-2012 09:27 Send private message

heavenlywild: I can see the $4 a week being very popular. Data is not too bad. But if you look at it per month, you are just $4 away from having 1GB with 2Degrees. Although, Skinny uses the XT network so you get better coverage and speeds.


Problem with 2D is coverage and speeds. Mainly 'Broadband Zone' pricing issue as I am always travelling to different cities every now and then.   




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  Reply # 564616 5-Jan-2012 09:29 Send private message

old3eyes:
billgates: Great pricing.

$4/week for 120MB data! $16/month for 480MB.


 

Was thinking the same thing..


Don't forget it is an add-on, so you are paying at least another $4 for the weekly combo + $4 a week for 120mb of data. $8 per week. $32 per month. It's adding up!

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  Reply # 564617 5-Jan-2012 09:31 Send private message

a bit disappointed, because of 10mb of DATA on weekly combos :( expected at least 30-50mb :(

with all addons wont be much cheaper then existing deals :(

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  Reply # 564620 5-Jan-2012 09:34 Send private message

The free SIM giveaway on Skinny's website I have been told is not working. So give them a call instead on 0800 475 4669 and they will send one out if you provide your details over the phone.

Number porting also has not been setup. They expect to have that functionality up and running with in a week's time.

DSE and Warehouse Stationary are selling the SIM's for $10.




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  Reply # 564621 5-Jan-2012 09:35 Send private message

kobiak: a bit disappointed, because of 10mb of DATA on weekly combos :( expected at least 30-50mb :(

with all addons wont be much cheaper then existing deals :(


10mb is just embarrassing in 2012. What can you really do on a smartphone with 10MB? Not much, unless you plan to turn everything off. 

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  Reply # 564622 5-Jan-2012 09:37 Send private message

heavenlywild:
old3eyes:
billgates: Great pricing.

$4/week for 120MB data! $16/month for 480MB.


 

Was thinking the same thing..


Don't forget it is an add-on, so you are paying at least another $4 for the weekly combo + $4 a week for 120mb of data. $8 per week. $32 per month. It's adding up!


 

When you look at it that way your correct.  Would be better with the XT $20 option on prepay

TalkTextData    $20 per month    20minutes    1000text     200MB data




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  Reply # 564623 5-Jan-2012 09:37 Send private message

heavenlywild: 

10mb is just embarrassing in 2012. What can you really do on a smartphone with 10MB? Not much, unless you plan to turn everything off. 


+1

clearly not a smartphone welcome network :)

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  Reply # 564625 5-Jan-2012 09:38 Send private message

kobiak: a bit disappointed, because of 10mb of DATA on weekly combos :( expected at least 30-50mb :(

with all addons wont be much cheaper then existing deals :(


Loose Lips is good value.


$4/month - 40 minutes to any NZ network, 100 texts and 10MB data.
$16/month - 160 minutes to any NZ network, 400 texts and 40MB data.

Add another $16/month for 480MB data and for $32 you get 160 any NZ network minutes, 400 texts and 520MB data. 




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  Reply # 564628 5-Jan-2012 09:44 Send private message

$4 a week for the "loose lips " combo is very sharp. Already requested a free sim.

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  Reply # 564630 5-Jan-2012 09:48 Send private message

heavenlywild:
kobiak: a bit disappointed, because of 10mb of DATA on weekly combos :( expected at least 30-50mb :(

with all addons wont be much cheaper then existing deals :(


10mb is just embarrassing in 2012. What can you really do on a smartphone with 10MB? Not much, unless you plan to turn everything off. 


This is not for smartphone users. It's for those who put price at front - students, people with a mobile handset in the glovebox.

If you want smartphone stuff you go to Telecom XT or Vodafone.
 




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