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Wannabe Geek


Topic # 105820 11-Jul-2012 19:05 Send private message

Hello

I am heading to NZ for a couple of weeks at end of month from Sydney. I need to work while there – ideally with liberal use of laptop, iPad and iPhone.

Will be in the MacKenzie country in a place with no internet and no landline (although there is mobile coverage).

Does anyone know of options for renting a pocket Wifi in NZ? A colleague just did this on a trip to Japan and it was very satisfactory.

Failing that, any suggestions on other options?

thanks

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Master Geek
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  Reply # 654137 11-Jul-2012 19:12 Send private message

renting a pocket wifi.........interesting, if you have a smartphone you could just tether it ?

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  Reply # 654149 11-Jul-2012 19:25 Send private message

Delores: Hello

I am heading to NZ for a couple of weeks at end of month from Sydney. I need to work while there – ideally with liberal use of laptop, iPad and iPhone.

Will be in the MacKenzie country in a place with no internet and no landline (although there is mobile coverage).

Does anyone know of options for renting a pocket Wifi in NZ? A colleague just did this on a trip to Japan and it was very satisfactory.

Failing that, any suggestions on other options?

thanks


Where abouts in the Mackenzie country? that area seems to be better served by telecom xt in areas 



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Wannabe Geek


  Reply # 654153 11-Jul-2012 19:31 Send private message

Thanks - Yes that is an option. 

However, the rental pocket wifi in Japan was apparently great for my colleague because of the unlimited download (and connection for up to 5 devices). V cost effective.  Perhaps it is not an option in NZ.



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Wannabe Geek


  Reply # 654154 11-Jul-2012 19:34 Send private message

Shoes2468:
Delores: Hello

I am heading to NZ for a couple of weeks at end of month from Sydney. I need to work while there – ideally with liberal use of laptop, iPad and iPhone.

Will be in the MacKenzie country in a place with no internet and no landline (although there is mobile coverage).

Does anyone know of options for renting a pocket Wifi in NZ? A colleague just did this on a trip to Japan and it was very satisfactory.

Failing that, any suggestions on other options?

thanks


Where abouts in the Mackenzie country? that area seems to be better served by telecom xt in areas 


Thanks
Lake Tekapo

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Master Geek
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  Reply # 654155 11-Jul-2012 19:35 Send private message

Delores: Thanks - Yes that is an option. 

However, the rental pocket wifi in Japan was apparently great for my colleague because of the unlimited download (and connection for up to 5 devices). V cost effective.  Perhaps it is not an option in NZ.


unlimited download.....................this is new zealand that just doesn't happen down here, well not on mobile plans that is for sure

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