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  Reply # 572960 24-Jan-2012 21:07 Send private message

ajw: And another week has elapsed and still waiting to see the results of "watch this space" perhaps POB could update this thread at some stage.


I am not and have never been an employee of any telco but I read that phrase to mean "we have discussed it, plans are in progress, these things take time." To put it in time terms . . . might be next week, might be 2 or 6 or 12 or 18 months depending on at what stage of the development/deployment process it is in.

Those in the know can correct me but take it as a "we hear your suggestions and we do think about these things" rather than a "any minute now we are going to make all your dreams come true."

Enough interpretations for you? :-)

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  Reply # 572965 24-Jan-2012 21:13 Send private message

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ajw: And another week has elapsed and still waiting to see the results of "watch this space" perhaps POB could update this thread at some stage.


I am not and have never been an employee of any telco but I read that phrase to mean "we have discussed it, plans are in progress, these things take time." To put it in time terms . . . might be next week, might be 2 or 6 or 12 or 18 months depending on at what stage of the development/deployment process it is in.

Those in the know can correct me but take it as a "we hear your suggestions and we do think about these things" rather than a "any minute now we are going to make all your dreams come true."

Enough interpretations for you? :-)


Or wait and see what our competitors are up to and if any loss of market share then do something about it.


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  Reply # 572974 24-Jan-2012 21:52 Send private message

ajw:

Or wait and see what our competitors are up to and if any loss of market share then do something about it.



No-one in the know is going to discuss anything on Geekzone, end of story. :-)




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  Reply # 573031 25-Jan-2012 08:08 Send private message

SaltyNZ:
ajw:

Or wait and see what our competitors are up to and if any loss of market share then do something about it.



@^POB

No-one in the know is going to discuss anything on Geekzone, end of story. :-)


But seriously, we're always looking at giving customers better value, so thanks for the feedback.  All I can say atm is watch this space. :) 

www.2degreesmobile.co.nz 

^POB

So why say watch this space.

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  Reply # 573037 25-Jan-2012 08:20 Send private message

Because there always new things in the pipeline from all three of us. But no-one is going to tell you about them until they're released. Handing your competitors a 6 month lead time on what you're planning to release is not a winning strategy.

Geekzoners are usually amongst the first to know when anything happens. So: watch this space.

BTW: Vodafone - starting next week with every $20 topup we will give away a brand new Holden Commodore*. Don't tell Telecom. We don't want them to start giving away 5-series BMWs!



*No Holden Commodores will be given away to anyone. If you ask me nicely I will construct a Google search that should find you some pictures.




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  Reply # 573040 25-Jan-2012 08:24 Send private message

SaltyNZ: Because there always new things in the pipeline from all three of us. But no-one is going to tell you about them until they're released. Handing your competitors a 6 month lead time on what you're planning to release is not a winning strategy.

Geekzoners are usually amongst the first to know when anything happens. So: watch this space.

BTW: Vodafone - starting next week with every $20 topup we will give away a brand new Holden Commodore*. Don't tell Telecom. We don't want them to start giving away 5-series BMWs!



*No Holden Commodores will be given away to anyone. If you ask me nicely I will construct a Google search that should find you some pictures.


I wish.

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  Reply # 573041 25-Jan-2012 08:24 Send private message

SaltyNZ: Because there always new things in the pipeline from all three of us. But no-one is going to tell you about them until they're released. Handing your competitors a 6 month lead time on what you're planning to release is not a winning strategy.

Geekzoners are usually amongst the first to know when anything happens. So: watch this space.

BTW: Vodafone - starting next week with every $20 topup we will give away a brand new Holden Commodore*. Don't tell Telecom. We don't want them to start giving away 5-series BMWs!



*No Holden Commodores will be given away to anyone. If you ask me nicely I will construct a Google search that should find you some pictures.


Last time I tell you our up coming offers now we will have to pull that offer before its launched




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  Reply # 573044 25-Jan-2012 08:28 Send private message

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SaltyNZ: Because there always new things in the pipeline from all three of us. But no-one is going to tell you about them until they're released. Handing your competitors a 6 month lead time on what you're planning to release is not a winning strategy.

Geekzoners are usually amongst the first to know when anything happens. So: watch this space.

BTW: Vodafone - starting next week with every $20 topup we will give away a brand new Holden Commodore*. Don't tell Telecom. We don't want them to start giving away 5-series BMWs!



*No Holden Commodores will be given away to anyone. If you ask me nicely I will construct a Google search that should find you some pictures.


Last time I tell you our up coming offers now we will have to pull that offer before its launched


Especially giving away free Holden Commodores with $20 top ups or should I say now $30 top ups.

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  Reply # 573047 25-Jan-2012 08:32 Send private message

How about 1000 minutes on the weekend to call any network in NZ on Supa Prepay from 8th of February instead?

I will see what I can do get back to you soon :-P




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  Reply # 573048 25-Jan-2012 08:34 Send private message

johnr: How about 1000 minutes on the weekend to call any network in NZ on Supa Prepay instead from 8th of February?

I will see what I can do get back to you soon :-P


Until 3 April then it's all over.

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  Reply # 573133 25-Jan-2012 12:09 Send private message

So why say watch this space.


Because 'We'll let know you once we've gone through business and financial sign-off, UAT, marketing, advertising, system roll-out, Customer Care training, (deep breath) Knowledge base updates, etc etc and everything is in place to give our customers this wonderful new product" is a bit of a mouthful. 

How about WTS in future or is that too similar to another abbr? ;0)

^POB

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  Reply # 573181 25-Jan-2012 14:30 Send private message

2DegreesCare:
So why say watch this space.


Because 'We'll let know you once we've gone through business and financial sign-off, UAT, marketing, advertising, system roll-out, Customer Care training, (deep breath) Knowledge base updates, etc etc and everything is in place to give our customers this wonderful new product" is a bit of a mouthful. 

How about WTS in future or is that too similar to another abbr? ;0)

^POB


I have one foot in the grave now. With all the bureaucratic procedure above I could be pushing daises awaiting these new secret weapons.


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  Reply # 573183 25-Jan-2012 14:33 Send private message

ajw:

I have one foot in the grave now. With all the bureaucratic procedure above I could be pushing daises awaiting these new secret weapons.



Well I think I can safely reveal that immortality therapies are not on the list of upcoming products, if that will set your mind at ease!




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  Reply # 573186 25-Jan-2012 14:39 Send private message

2DegreesCare:
So why say watch this space.


Because 'We'll let know you once we've gone through business and financial sign-off, UAT, marketing, advertising, system roll-out, Customer Care training, (deep breath) Knowledge base updates, etc etc and everything is in place to give our customers this wonderful new product" is a bit of a mouthful. 

How about WTS in future or is that too similar to another abbr? ;0)

^POB


Don't forget booking Rhys Darby to make a new ad also :) 

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  Reply # 573188 25-Jan-2012 14:42 Send private message

SaltyNZ:
ajw:

I have one foot in the grave now. With all the bureaucratic procedure above I could be pushing daises awaiting these new secret weapons.



Well I think I can safely reveal that immortality therapies are not on the list of upcoming products, if that will set your mind at ease!


Perhaps I could send you the bill for my prepaid funeral.

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