A friend of my wifes who thru her toys out of the cot when Telecom wouldn't fix her old CDMA fone (don't ask. If you new here you would understand) ported the number to Vodafone and bought a cheap Nokia slide. She has come to stay with us at Tauranga and went to use here fone but no GSM coverage. She's basically screwed until she goes into town and hopefully she can get a signal. Before at work we were given new Galaxy 3 fones and we had old GSM fones I always have to call FWD my work fone to my Telecom mobile so that I could receive calls where our TG house in Pyes Pa. Now with the Galaxy 3 there is no need to as I get 4 bars of 3G.
If Telecom can sell 3G fones for $199 surely Voda and 2D can..