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Master Geek


  Reply # 684270 11-Sep-2012 11:08 Send private message

it's true, thats my very honest opinion

im currently on 2degree i get 300 free text every month and i dont use any of them at all

on smartphone there r google talk, gmail, whatsapp, wechat so i no longer use text anymore 

johnr:
dannywii: included text has NO value to customers


Are you kidding??

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Master Geek


  Reply # 684273 11-Sep-2012 11:12 Send private message

i'm currently on 2degree $99 for 12gb 6month, so my spending is about $15 per month

on average i only use about 300-500mb per month

if you can come up with something with similar price with 500mb national or perhaps carryover data

then i'll definitely go for it 



RamyElbeltagi:
dannywii: ur website is a bit confusing, too many things u r getting into


plus tv seems interesting, although it says foreign tv but on the channel list it's just full of arabic channels
im not too sure how many arabic r in nz


Have forwarded your feedback to our team. Thanks!

dannywii: anyway back to topic , for mobile plan
i think more national data with no calling or txt....maybe a little bit of calling but definitely no text
we r in era of smartphones, included text has NO value to customers


Interesting; just national data. How much would you use? (and how much do you think is a fair price for that?)

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  Reply # 684277 11-Sep-2012 11:24 Send private message

dannywii: it's true, thats my very honest opinion

im currently on 2degree i get 300 free text every month and i dont use any of them at all

on smartphone there r google talk, gmail, whatsapp, wechat so i no longer use text anymore 

johnr:
dannywii: included text has NO value to customers


Are you kidding??


so when you said

"included txt has no value to customers"

what you meant to say was

"included txt has no value to ME"


unless you suffer from the delusion that every single mobile customer in NZ has a usage profile exactly like yours those two are very different things.

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Master Geek


  Reply # 684307 11-Sep-2012 11:58 Send private message

was only using myself as example...

anyway perhaps it's just me and my friends, we have stopped using txt since we switched to smartphones


NonprayingMantis:
dannywii: it's true, thats my very honest opinion

im currently on 2degree i get 300 free text every month and i dont use any of them at all

on smartphone there r google talk, gmail, whatsapp, wechat so i no longer use text anymore 

johnr:
dannywii: included text has NO value to customers


Are you kidding??


so when you said

"included txt has no value to customers"

what you meant to say was

"included txt has no value to ME"


unless you suffer from the delusion that every single mobile customer in NZ has a usage profile exactly like yours those two are very different things.

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  Reply # 684335 11-Sep-2012 12:44 Send private message

If you all have smartphones, text apps are much much better than SMS through carriers. However there's always going to be those who don't have smartphones.






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Master Geek


  Reply # 689511 21-Sep-2012 15:35 Send private message

CruciasNZ: If you all have smartphones, text apps are much much better than SMS through carriers. However there's always going to be those who don't have smartphones.


So how much data would you use per month? Is that enough for using all the apps on smartphones + your normal data usage?

ajw

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Ultimate Geek
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  Reply # 697492 7-Oct-2012 15:07 Send private message

RamyElbeltagi:
CruciasNZ: If you all have smartphones, text apps are much much better than SMS through carriers. However there's always going to be those who don't have smartphones.


So how much data would you use per month? Is that enough for using all the apps on smartphones + your normal data usage?


Have you any idea yet when your new mobile plans will be released. Will it be this side of Christmas.

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  Reply # 697505 7-Oct-2012 16:24 Send private message

I suspect the problem is the whole telcoinabox wholesale model has been completely ruined by Telecom now offering retail pricing cheaper than the existing telcoinabox wholesale pricing.


ajw

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Ultimate Geek
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  Reply # 697516 7-Oct-2012 17:13 Send private message

There doesn't seem to be any recent new postings on their twitter and facebook sites.



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Master Geek


  Reply # 698147 8-Oct-2012 21:02 Send private message

ajw: 

Have you any idea yet when your new mobile plans will be released. Will it be this side of Christmas.


The team are working hard to get it out as soon as we can. Just want it to be done right, first time. Thanks for your interest. 

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