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Ultimate Geek
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Topic # 66882 25-Aug-2010 11:23 Send private message

Hi

I am looking to get a XT micro sim for my iPhone.  Is that something all the stores would have / does anyone know of a store in CHCH that has them?

I am looking for a prepay one.   (I assume they are same price as standard prepay sims?)

Thanks

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Master Geek


  Reply # 372546 25-Aug-2010 11:25 Send private message

You should be able to get one from Orb Communications. They are our corporate supplier and have them for the same price as standard SIMs.

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Ultimate Geek
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  Reply # 372775 25-Aug-2010 17:32 Send private message

At the moment if you pay $30 for a micro sim, you get $30 credit, but you cant transfer this to an existing number, you have to use the new number, If you want to transfer your number it is $20 for the card with no credit.

I went into a store in Dunedin today and they had a cutter to cut my existing card to micro for free,
I had to use the cutter myself as they don't take any responsibility if it doesn't work

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Master Geek


  Reply # 372781 25-Aug-2010 17:43 Send private message

Sounds a bit serious mate! - Love it! :)

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Ultimate Geek


  Reply # 372809 25-Aug-2010 18:59

skewt: At the moment if you pay $30 for a micro sim, you get $30 credit, but you cant transfer this to an existing number, you have to use the new number, If you want to transfer your number it is $20 for the card with no credit.

I went into a store in Dunedin today and they had a cutter to cut my existing card to micro for free,
I had to use the cutter myself as they don't take any responsibility if it doesn't work


Same story for me. They refused to sell my friend a Micro SIM despite having stock and said either cut it at own risk or go home pretty much.



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Ultimate Geek
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  Reply # 372811 25-Aug-2010 19:02 Send private message

I'm not currently on XT so a cutting device isn't go to help me.  Perhaps they are trying to save the micro sims for people moving to XT instead of giving them to their current customers.

I guess I could get one with the credit, use it with the number it comes with, then port if I decide to move? or will they not allow me to do that? 



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Ultimate Geek
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  Reply # 372812 25-Aug-2010 19:03 Send private message

I'm not currently on XT so a cutting device isn't go to help me.  Perhaps they are trying to save the micro sims for people moving to XT instead of giving them to their current customers.

I guess I could get one with the credit, use it with the number it comes with, then port if I decide to move? or will they not allow me to do that? 

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