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Topic # 108688 3-Sep-2012 21:17 Send private message

I see Skinny is selling USB stick but how can we purchase data and how much is the data.

I want to more from 2Degree to Skinny re the mobile broadband

Cheers

I love Skinny

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  Reply # 681079 3-Sep-2012 23:40

The data will cost you exactly what it tells you on their website. Ie 200mb love bytes for $4 for the week. Plus data addon if you need more, $1/25MB $4/120MB $8/600MB. Everything can be topped up changed etc online once you get registered. Why don't you have a look around their website sometime?

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  Reply # 681535 4-Sep-2012 22:09 Send private message

1eStar: The data will cost you exactly what it tells you on their website. Ie 200mb love bytes for $4 for the week. Plus data addon if you need more, $1/25MB $4/120MB $8/600MB. Everything can be topped up changed etc online once you get registered. Why don't you have a look around their website sometime?


Hi 

Just to update with our latest and greatest: -

Love Bytes - $4/wk for 200MB

If you have this or one of our other combo's you can select a add-on: -

Data40 - $1/wk for 40MB (all customers who were on Data25 have been upgraded to this) 
Data200 - $4/wk for 200MB (all customers who were on Data120 have been upgraded to this)
Data600 - $8/wk for 600MB

cheers

Paul.


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  Reply # 682559 6-Sep-2012 21:14 Send private message

Slightly related: Has anyone been having connectivity issues with skinny's mobile internet?
I've thrown a Skinny sim in my HTC Desire this week for extra data, it works flawlessly on telecom but probably around 3 times ive had the internet on it cut out for certain periods. Yesterday it wouldn't connect data at all and i just put my telecom sim back in and used that instead for the rest of the night. Today it cut out around 18:36 to 19:08 for me. I think it may have cut out earlier in the day as well when i was up the mountain (Turoa skifield) but i can't be totally sure of that.
First proper go using skinny, its been good aside from these random cut outs.

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  Reply # 683999 10-Sep-2012 17:14 Send private message

I've been having lots of data outages recently too, right now it's not working, no data since around 1pm. I don't expect 100% uptime but these outages are getting more and more frequent.

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  Reply # 684135 10-Sep-2012 21:52 Send private message

Monza: I've been having lots of data outages recently too, right now it's not working, no data since around 1pm. I don't expect 100% uptime but these outages are getting more and more frequent.

Ah so it wasn't just me. I thought it was strange, because i get good reliability with XT's always on data connection in most cases.

Glad i'm on telecom :D

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  Reply # 684158 10-Sep-2012 22:37 Send private message

Monza: I've been having lots of data outages recently too, right now it's not working, no data since around 1pm. I don't expect 100% uptime but these outages are getting more and more frequent.


Hi

We have a change going in tonight to resolve intermittent data availability issues so please do post if you have any more.  

It should be fine now - if you are still having problems then please try a reboot (or airplane mode) to ensure a new session starts. 

There is one other data problem we are aware of and are working on where some people get an out of quota message following use of social media sites, even though they have quota.  Again this is an intermittent fault.  

Cheers

Paul


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  Reply # 684713 12-Sep-2012 08:26 Send private message

Thanks, has been solid for the last few days.

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  Reply # 686060 14-Sep-2012 15:35 Send private message

LivingSkinny:
Monza: I've been having lots of data outages recently too, right now it's not working, no data since around 1pm. I don't expect 100% uptime but these outages are getting more and more frequent.


There is one other data problem we are aware of and are working on where some people get an out of quota message following use of social media sites, even though they have quota.  Again this is an intermittent fault.  




A fix went in last night for this issue.  Cheers Paul.

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