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  Reply # 231322 5-Jul-2009 20:58 Send private message

good work 2degrees. you ad just made all of telecoms xt ones look worse again than they have already made themselves.

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  Reply # 231327 5-Jul-2009 21:05 Send private message

cdo7: good work 2degrees. you ad just made all of telecoms xt ones look worse again than they have already made themselves.


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Telecom must be so p**sed off!

mwahahahaha go 2degrees! Laughing

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  Reply # 231368 5-Jul-2009 22:59 Send private message

That ad is the first time I have heard the word logo pronounced log-o

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  Reply # 231369 5-Jul-2009 23:02 Send private message

Does the free sim come at the cost of having to port a current number? Or does it come with a new 2degrees number?




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  Reply # 231383 5-Jul-2009 23:29 Send private message

Overclocker01: Very impressed with the free SIM / $5 credit... IMO a very good marketing move. I wonder how many SIMs they have to give away for free. Sure beats paying $30.00 for Voda SIM


Does seem like a good start - interesting that despite their size Telecom didn't seem to give away many free SIMS to attract Vodafone customers.

It will certainly be great if some really good competition starts between the major players.

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  Reply # 231387 5-Jul-2009 23:35 Send private message

Detruire: Does the free sim come at the cost of having to port a current number? Or does it come with a new 2degrees number?


If you read up a few posts you will see it comes with an 022 number

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  Reply # 231397 5-Jul-2009 23:56 Send private message

Agreed it is quite an awesome advert. Can't wait to see the actual pricing details




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Reply # 231398 6-Jul-2009 00:03 Send private message

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Detruire: Does the free sim come at the cost of having to port a current number? Or does it come with a new 2degrees number?




If you read up a few posts you will see it comes with an 022 number

When I posted that, I didn't notice that there was more than one page.

Great idea.

Definitely looking forward to getting one (if there're enough). It only took me a few weeks to become annoyed at Vodafone's (obfuscated) billing.




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  Reply # 231411 6-Jul-2009 04:16 Send private message

Had a laugh with the ad, but now I'm wondering if 2degrees will suit me. I'm a moderate mobile data user and caller, and 2degrees looks like it's targeting the lower-end of the market.

Anyone knows what is the data rate on those free $5 SIM cards? More keen on testing 3G speeds than actual voice coverage.




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  Reply # 231412 6-Jul-2009 04:19 Send private message

magu: Anyone knows what is the data rate on those free $5 SIM cards? More keen on testing 3G speeds than actual voice coverage.


Very limited 3G on 2degrees until January when they launch blanket 3G coverage.

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  Reply # 231416 6-Jul-2009 07:12 Send private message

2degrees I just wanted to chime in to say what a fantastic advert! Really well done!

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  Reply # 231417 6-Jul-2009 07:31 Send private message

thefatmould: just to save other members trouble if you sign up to there "chinwag" deal you will recieve a 2Degrees Number on the sim you will not change your number over


We will support porting just like everyone else, but no, the SIM you get in the mail won't be pre-ported.




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  Reply # 231420 6-Jul-2009 07:43 Send private message


When the end logo is up, the voiceover says two words, and it sounds luck f **k off or perhaps bugger off?!?!?!?

Good ad, I like My Darbey




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  Reply # 231427 6-Jul-2009 08:34 Send private message

chrisjunkie: 
Telecom must be so p**sed off!


mwahahahaha go 2degrees! Laughing


Why would Telecom be peed off?  They've know that 2degress was launching in August.  Maybe Vodafone  would be more nervous as their GSM fones  can have 2degrees SIMs put in with out any problems..





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  Reply # 231430 6-Jul-2009 08:40 Send private message

old3eyes:
chrisjunkie: 
Telecom must be so p**sed off!




mwahahahaha go 2degrees! Laughing





Why would Telecom be peed off?  They've know that 2degress was launching in August.  Maybe Vodafone  would be more nervous as their GSM fones  can have 2degrees SIMs put in with out any problems..




Telecom peed off because 2d ad is much better.

I think thats why Vodafone is going to start locking their newly sold phones!

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