Geekzone: technology news, blogs, forums
Guest
Welcome Guest.
You haven't logged in yet. If you don't have an account you can register now.

View this topic in a long page with up to 500 replies per page Create new topic
1 | 2 | 3 
1819 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 104

Trusted

  Reply # 127995 2-May-2008 18:36 Send private message

How about a Prepay top up system similar to what telco's in Australia offer
e.g top up $49 and get $310 worth of credit loaded onto your phone (thats from vodafone Australia's site)
at least offer double-up if you can, I remember when vodafone last offered it and I likely set a personal record on how much credit I had on my phone

3641 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 918

Trusted

  Reply # 128092 3-May-2008 00:15 Send private message

Its looking like NZComms isn't going to be an 'evil company'.
I hope i didnt speak too soon, but i reckon its going to be looking good.

78 posts

Master Geek


  Reply # 128103 3-May-2008 00:43 Send private message

I wait with bated breath, but they're investing a lot of time, money and effort in a couple that's already oversubscribed, so they must be in it for profit right?

However, my challenge to them is to lead through innovation rather than purely price cutting. I'd rather have a true competitor that provides me the services I need personally and to run my business, rather than a cut down version of Vodafone's Base Plan (even without all the awful conditions).

Think TelstraClear but giving it a real shot in New Zealand, and that's what I'm hoping NZ Communications will be. I also think they need to change their name to something a little more snappy than corporate:)

307 posts

Ultimate Geek


  Reply # 128115 3-May-2008 09:41 Send private message

basicallythis: I wait with bated breath,


Hey, someone who knows the diff between bated/baited...

But seriously, how about 'Rollover', unused calls/texts rolling over, like Optus (Australia) did/still does have?  And Half the data stuff I don't even understand, but all the rest of the suggestions seem good to me.

But definitely do not employ CS reps who are happy to lie to your new customers...

3733 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 980

Trusted
Subscriber

  Reply # 128171 3-May-2008 13:38 Send private message

Here's another great idea:
Don't lock your handsets!




Chorus has spent $1.4 billion on making their ADSL broadband network faster. Why not spend a couple of hundred to make sure you are getting the most out of your connection?
Geekzone special price: $150* for master splitter install, normally $200+ through your ISP. Auckland and Waikato areas.
*Travel charges may apply. Additional costs may apply for complex installs.
I install - Naked DSL, DSL Master Splitters, VoIP, RBI Rural Broadband. Also a dealer for WorldxChange.
Need help in Auckland or Waikato? Click my email button, or email me direct: [my user name] at geekzonemail dot com

3641 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 918

Trusted

  Reply # 128208 3-May-2008 15:26 Send private message

coffeebaron: Here's another great idea:
Don't lock your handsets!

Awesome but unlikely.

How about provide free unlocking for all non subsidised phones?

11113 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 543

Trusted
Subscriber

  Reply # 128212 3-May-2008 15:31 Send private message

Don;t knock the locked handsets - its a nice money earner for people to unlock them at markets and stuff in the UK, I expect to see the same happen here if/when they start selling them locked again.




Richard rich.ms

295 posts

Ultimate Geek

Trusted

Reply # 128322 4-May-2008 07:16 Send private message

Mreh. Locking becomes pretty irrelevant if my cell company treats me so well that I never want to leave...
How about just be a great old fashioned good service company that keeps it's customers by making them love it so much? You would have an edge if you said 'VF/TNZ are corporations, and they're all corporationy. Come here and chill out. Have some cake, grab a beer. Peace duuuuude!' (you know the kind of cake i'm talking about)
And PLEASE. Dont try to use PR Spins around here. It's GEEKzone for pete's sake. Sheesh! (emphasis on the underline-caps-bold-italic geek!).

Edit: Spelling

1 | 2 | 3 
View this topic in a long page with up to 500 replies per page Create new topic




Twitter »
Follow us to receive Twitter updates when new discussions are posted in our forums:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when news items and blogs are posted in our frontpage:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when tech item prices are listed in our price comparison site:





Trending now »

Hot discussions in our forums right now:

Snap have failed our company!
Created by dafman, last reply by kornflake on 21-Oct-2014 23:04 (23 replies)
Pages... 2


Spark Socialiser
Created by freitasm, last reply by Flickky on 21-Oct-2014 22:10 (21 replies)
Pages... 2


Another Trade Me competitor: SellShed
Created by freitasm, last reply by jonathan18 on 21-Oct-2014 23:12 (32 replies)
Pages... 2 3


American legal jurisdiction in New Zealand
Created by ajobbins, last reply by gzt on 21-Oct-2014 14:58 (30 replies)
Pages... 2


Overcharged by Slingshot for months - warning to existing customers
Created by dusty42, last reply by richms on 21-Oct-2014 19:15 (27 replies)
Pages... 2


Why would Suresignal calls be worse quality than non-Suresignal calls from the same location?
Created by Geektastic, last reply by froob on 21-Oct-2014 08:21 (41 replies)
Pages... 2 3


Just bought a TiVo online. No wireless adaptor. Will a standard one work? Or do I need the TiVo one ?
Created by Limerick, last reply by graemeh on 20-Oct-2014 16:03 (11 replies)

Spark Socialiser and new plan
Created by saeran, last reply by eXDee on 21-Oct-2014 21:52 (10 replies)


Geekzone Live »

Try automatic live updates from Geekzone directly in your browser, without refreshing the page, with Geekzone Live now.

Are you subscribed to our RSS feed? You can download the latest headlines and summaries from our stories directly to your computer or smartphone by using a feed reader.

Alternatively, you can receive a daily email with Geekzone updates.