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  Reply # 559283 18-Dec-2011 17:38 Send private message

I am looking forward to Skinny's data plans. I like the XT network for it's data speeds, coverage and low latency. Signed up to this one time offer XT had in January last year where for $14 you will get 480MB data. About to expire in January so another cheap data plan running off the same network that serves me well is good news.




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  Reply # 559353 18-Dec-2011 20:27 Send private message

Always good to have one more option, and a good thing with CDMA's ongoing demise for telecom to keep their low spend customer base.




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  Reply # 559761 19-Dec-2011 21:12 Send private message

sbiddle:
tardtasticx: I thought Orcon Mobile owned the 020 suffix?


Orcon, Vodafone, Telecom and TeamTalk have all been allocated numbers in the 020 range.


http://www.nad.org.nz/NonGeographicalCodes.php

Yep... they have...




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  Reply # 559826 20-Dec-2011 08:40 Send private message

BarTender:
sbiddle:
tardtasticx: I thought Orcon Mobile owned the 020 suffix?


Orcon, Vodafone, Telecom and TeamTalk have all been allocated?numbers in the 020 range.


http://www.nad.org.nz/NonGeographicalCodes.php

Yep... they have...


Odd. Thought Telecom may have decided to reuse their old 025 code.. Vodafone could have added new numbers in their 021 range by making some of their 6 digit numbers into 7 digits.. Heres hoping that the number format is 020 + 7 digits with all of them..




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  Reply # 559832 20-Dec-2011 08:53 Send private message

old3eyes:
BarTender:
sbiddle:
tardtasticx: I thought Orcon Mobile owned the 020 suffix?


Orcon, Vodafone, Telecom and TeamTalk have all been allocated?numbers in the 020 range.


http://www.nad.org.nz/NonGeographicalCodes.php

Yep... they have...


Odd. Thought Telecom may have decided to reuse their old 025 code.. Vodafone could have added new numbers in their 021 range by making some of their 6 digit numbers into 7 digits.. Heres hoping that the number format is 020 + 7 digits with all of them..



NSN length is a minimum and maximum of 9 for the 20 range so this means all numbers will be 7 digits.

 

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old3eyes:
BarTender:
sbiddle:
tardtasticx: I thought Orcon Mobile owned the 020 suffix?


Orcon, Vodafone, Telecom and TeamTalk have all been allocated?numbers in the 020 range.


http://www.nad.org.nz/NonGeographicalCodes.php

Yep... they have...


Odd. Thought Telecom may have decided to reuse their old 025 code.. Vodafone could have added new numbers in their 021 range by making some of their 6 digit numbers into 7 digits.. Heres hoping that the number format is 020 + 7 digits with all of them..


How happy do you think Vodafone customers would be with that?




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  Reply # 559835 20-Dec-2011 09:02 Send private message

I'm keen to see their pricing and cost of handsets.

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  Reply # 559837 20-Dec-2011 09:06 Send private message

Too bad they aren't out by christmas





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  Reply # 559935 20-Dec-2011 12:49 Send private message

johnr:
old3eyes:
BarTender:
sbiddle:
tardtasticx: I thought Orcon Mobile owned the 020 suffix?


Orcon, Vodafone, Telecom and TeamTalk have all been allocated?numbers in the 020 range.


http://www.nad.org.nz/NonGeographicalCodes.php

Yep... they have...


Odd. Thought Telecom may have decided to reuse their old 025 code.. Vodafone could have added new numbers in their 021 range by making some of their 6 digit numbers into 7 digits.. Heres hoping that the number format is 020 + 7 digits with all of them..


How happy do you think Vodafone customers would be with that?


 

I for one would be quite happy and so would of fone system installers who don't have to have convoluted ARE / LCR patterns.  But then again this is the British way.  No uniform national number length..




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  Reply # 559951 20-Dec-2011 14:04 Send private message

old3eyes:
johnr:
old3eyes:
BarTender:
sbiddle:
tardtasticx: I thought Orcon Mobile owned the 020 suffix?


Orcon, Vodafone, Telecom and TeamTalk have all been allocated?numbers in the 020 range.


http://www.nad.org.nz/NonGeographicalCodes.php

Yep... they have...


Odd. Thought Telecom may have decided to reuse their old 025 code.. Vodafone could have added new numbers in their 021 range by making some of their 6 digit numbers into 7 digits.. Heres hoping that the number format is 020 + 7 digits with all of them..


How happy do you think Vodafone customers would be with that?


 

I for one would be quite happy and so would of fone system installers who don't have to have convoluted ARE / LCR patterns.  But then again this is the British way.  No uniform national number length..


I would guess (you + few others + phone installers) << People who would be unhappy that they would need to have new stationery/business cards, contact all business and personal contacts etc.... re new number.

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  Reply # 559980 20-Dec-2011 16:04 Send private message

drajk:
old3eyes: I for one would be quite happy and so would of fone system installers who don't have to have convoluted ARE / LCR patterns.  But then again this is the British way.  No uniform national number length..


I would guess (you + few others + phone installers) << People who would be unhappy that they would need to have new stationery/business cards, contact all business and personal contacts etc.... re new number.


And that's why they pay those phone installers the big bucks :)




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  Reply # 560014 20-Dec-2011 17:09 Send private message

old3eyes: I for one would be quite happy and so would of fone system installers who don't have to have convoluted ARE / LCR patterns.  But then again this is the British way.  No uniform national number length..

I wouldn't be happy...  The number I've had since BS days would get longer... and I might not remember it!!! 

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  Reply # 560532 22-Dec-2011 02:56 Send private message

Some info that may (or may not) have been already been posted:

iPhone 3G/3GS/4 and 3G iPad 1&2 are supported with a skinny micro SIM.

You can choose a new number for $5.

Number: 204 (Skinny Only, Support), 08004754669 (Other Carriers, Support), 789 (Skinny Only, Voicemail Activation), 456 (Skinny Only, Phone Activation), 0800835344 (Repairs) or +64 3 3710866 (Roaming).

Skinny will support USSD (http://www.skinny.co.nz/ussd)

You can't call 0900 numbers on Skinny.

You can't divert your calls on Skinny.

You have to pay for the courier bag to get the phone repaired.

Phone numbers will be made inactive 12 months after the last top up. This means you will only be able to make emergency calls. You can reactivate your number by topping up $5 or more within 1 month from the date of suspension. However after 1 month of suspension, your phone number will expire.

Warranty periods are: Handset: 12 months from purchase, Battery: 6 months from purchase, In box accessories: 6 months from purchase.

Your mailbox gets locked if you enter the wrong PIN 5 times.

Photo or video messages can only be sent to NZ mobile numbers at the moment, but if you'd like to send a photo or video overseas, you can send it in an email.

We haven't turned on MMS (photo and video messaging) yet. We will let you know when you can start sending those.

By default there is 20 seconds of ringing before your calls go to your voicemail and no we can't change it.

You can buy a top up voucher from thousands of places around the country such as dairies, gas stations and supermarkets. You can top up as little as $5.

The websites IP (and port) is http://10.207.59.23:8080/ internally.

Automatic top-ups are supported.

Unlock is $30. Your unlock code will appear on your account page or it will be sent via e-mail if your phone is a Nokia.

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  Reply # 560542 22-Dec-2011 07:38 Send private message

Thanks Cody, that's very informative stuff. Nothing that rings alarm bells for me.

Now eagerly waiting to see what the plans are, especially data.

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  Reply # 560583 22-Dec-2011 09:35 Send private message

Shame about the expiry but $5 a year is less than $20 which is good




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