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  Reply # 704475 21-Oct-2012 21:42 Send private message

nitrotech: I'm planning on changing my wife's phone from contract to this prepay pack - can it be done with a call to Telecom or should we port to another provider and port back to Telecom?


Just call 123, or visit a store.

You'll need to be subscribed to the pack by the end of the month however.

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  Reply # 704550 22-Oct-2012 09:14 Send private message

Yep its easy as. Rang 123 sat morning- all done in a couple of minutes. Just make sure you've got $20 in credit before you ring.

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  Reply # 704595 22-Oct-2012 11:00 Send private message

nzbnw:
nitrotech: I'm planning on changing my wife's phone from contract to this prepay pack - can it be done with a call to Telecom or should we port to another provider and port back to Telecom?


Just call 123, or visit a store.

You'll need to be subscribed to the pack by the end of the month however.

nzbnw


Yep.. If you're already on prepaid just do it online plus topup with your credit card at: www.telecom.co.nz/mbbmeter

And to move from postpaid to prepaid you can as nzbnw said that can be done via 123 on in store.  Be aware that if you are under a mobile post-paid contract that early termination fee's may apply moving to prepaid.  But the change from pre/post paid is just a system one so no new SIM or phone number change needed.




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  Reply # 705309 23-Oct-2012 20:23 Send private message

plambrechtsen:
nzbnw:
nitrotech: I'm planning on changing my wife's phone from contract to this prepay pack - can it be done with a call to Telecom or should we port to another provider and port back to Telecom?


Just call 123, or visit a store.

You'll need to be subscribed to the pack by the end of the month however.

nzbnw


Yep.. If you're already on prepaid just do it online plus topup with your credit card at: www.telecom.co.nz/mbbmeter

And to move from postpaid to prepaid you can as nzbnw said that can be done via 123 on in store.  Be aware that if you are under a mobile post-paid contract that early termination fee's may apply moving to prepaid.  But the change from pre/post paid is just a system one so no new SIM or phone number change needed.


Cheers have called 126 because its on the business account and apparently they have to get some 'team' to call me tomorrow

Another question though if I get a pre pay sim add this pack to it and keep in auto renewing until January can I then port a number over to it keeping the pack intact?

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  Reply # 705317 23-Oct-2012 20:28 Send private message

nitrotech: Cheers have called 126 because its on the business account and apparently they have to get some 'team' to call me tomorrow

Another question though if I get a pre pay sim add this pack to it and keep in auto renewing until January can I then port a number over to it keeping the pack intact?


Pretty sure this pack is associated to the mobile number (as is most things within the system) rather than a partciular Sim Card... So if you ported a number in I wouldn't like you chances of keeping the plan as the "current" number would get disconnected off the sim along with the pack.  I'll ask around but I wouldn't like your chances.




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  Reply # 707338 27-Oct-2012 09:55 Send private message

FYI i called telecom this morning enquiring about the $19 prepaid plans as i swapped my prepaid and postpaid plans around with my wife - and was told its now been extended to january 2013 so no longer have to sign up before end of october...

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  Reply # 707370 27-Oct-2012 10:50 Send private message

Sweet!

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  Reply # 707494 27-Oct-2012 15:30 Send private message

This is good news, but telecom's website still said offer ends 31 Oct 2012.

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  Reply # 707787 28-Oct-2012 10:15 Send private message

samdouglas: FYI i called telecom this morning enquiring about the $19 prepaid plans as i swapped my prepaid and postpaid plans around with my wife - and was told its now been extended to january 2013 so no longer have to sign up before end of october...


Not sure if that's correct, I haven't seen any internal notification on the extension past the end of October.  So I wouldn't take the above statement as true until something changes on the Telecom site or there is some official advertising to that effect.




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  Reply # 707795 28-Oct-2012 10:31 Send private message

Thanks .. Will port tomorrow ... Was told cant port over weekend by a franchise shop but not sure how true

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  Reply # 707798 28-Oct-2012 10:42 Send private message

joker97: Thanks .. Will port tomorrow ... Was told cant port over weekend by a franchise shop but not sure how true


You can request a port to be entered into the system, but standard hours of Monday to Friday are usually observed for various reasons.

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  Reply # 707814 28-Oct-2012 11:17 Send private message

You can successfully port over the weekend but if an issue arises then it wont get sorted until weekday. Assuming no issue does arise then porting should only take 4 hours.

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  Reply # 708224 29-Oct-2012 09:44 Send private message

$19 Big Value Pack now includes FREE talk & text to any Telecom Mobile this summer! Signup by 31/01/13. See http://m.telecom.co.nz/big

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  Reply # 708231 29-Oct-2012 10:01 Send private message

Damn that's one fine deal!

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  Reply # 708232 29-Oct-2012 10:05 Send private message

Just signed me n missus :)

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