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  Reply # 565557 6-Jan-2012 22:27 Send private message

billgates: I am still sticking with XT till Skinny lets users buy the 120MB addon on it's own without buying the combo pack or they introduce a similar combo pack but with data mostly and few minutes or texts.

How about 120MB data, 10 minutes and 50 texts for $4/week Skinny? 


Guys - I hear you on the data plan and will see what we can do (although we are a tad busy at the moment so it may not be straight away).  Keen to hear what you think is a good data plan - feel free to send me a message with your ideas as that is easier to track.  Also keen to understand how people who want data are using it - smartphone versus tablet.  Do you need straight data or with some voice and text?

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  Reply # 565564 6-Jan-2012 22:36 Send private message

LivingSkinny:
billgates: I am still sticking with XT till Skinny lets users buy the 120MB addon on it's own without buying the combo pack or they introduce a similar combo pack but with data mostly and few minutes or texts.

How about 120MB data, 10 minutes and 50 texts for $4/week Skinny? 


Guys - I hear you on the data plan and will see what we can do (although we are a tad busy at the moment so it may not be straight away).  Keen to hear what you think is a good data plan - feel free to send me a message with your ideas as that is easier to track.  Also keen to understand how people who want data are using it - smartphone versus tablet.  Do you need straight data or with some voice and text?

STRAIGHT DATA would make Skinny our choice of Tablet SIM. For iPad 3G and other 3G tablets.

As a guide, Vodafone are currently offering $10/month for 512Mb (subject to a 12 month contract and requiring a base plan to bolt it onto) but if you were able to offer $2.50/week for 120Mb (no voice, no TXTs) I would certainly keep a Skinny microSIM in my iPad at all times.

Of course some people have use for voice and TXT also (ie. in their smartphones) but I'll leave others to comment about their preferred breakdown. When it comes to data only SIMs for mobile devices though I think what I've said above pretty fairly reflects what people want and also what is possible from a cost point of view. 




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  Reply # 565576 6-Jan-2012 23:00 Send private message

Something better than the 100 megs for $10 that 2degrees offers and I would probably move mum and her new s2 across straight away. the move from a gsm phone to something umts is just showing how bad their network is for using data on, and the price is a joke.




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  Reply # 565594 6-Jan-2012 23:43 Send private message

LivingSkinny:
billgates: I am still sticking with XT till Skinny lets users buy the 120MB addon on it's own without buying the combo pack or they introduce a similar combo pack but with data mostly and few minutes or texts.

How about 120MB data, 10 minutes and 50 texts for $4/week Skinny? 


Guys - I hear you on the data plan and will see what we can do (although we are a tad busy at the moment so it may not be straight away).  Keen to hear what you think is a good data plan - feel free to send me a message with your ideas as that is easier to track.  Also keen to understand how people who want data are using it - smartphone versus tablet.  Do you need straight data or with some voice and text?


something like the 120MB data, 10 minutes and 50 texts as suggested above for $4/week. Maybe bump it up to 15 minutes calling would be a sweet as deal.



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  Reply # 565620 7-Jan-2012 02:05 Send private message

10 Minutes, 100 texts, 100MB would be great!

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  Reply # 565629 7-Jan-2012 06:40 Send private message

IlDuce: 10 Minutes, 100 texts, 100MB would be great!


+1 

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  Reply # 565636 7-Jan-2012 07:30

In the uk for ?10 ($20) they get 512mb 3000 text & 100 mins... Just saying.




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  Reply # 565637 7-Jan-2012 07:32

Fabian:
IlDuce: 10 Minutes, 100 texts, 100MB would be great!


+1?


-1 some people like myself like to call and text, oh and use data. How about $8 plans?




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  Reply # 565646 7-Jan-2012 08:35 Send private message

SteveON:
Fabian:
IlDuce: 10 Minutes, 100 texts, 100MB would be great!


+1?


-1 some people like myself like to call and text, oh and use data. How about $8 plans?


 

I suspect in that case you would be better on a normal XT $20/month  plan of TalkTextData..

 




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  Reply # 565667 7-Jan-2012 09:38 Send private message

SteveON: In the uk for ?10 ($20) they get 512mb 3000 text & 100 mins... Just saying.

Air New Zealand has flights departing daily to the UK... Just saying.




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  Reply # 565673 7-Jan-2012 09:41 Send private message

pretty happy with the $4 weekly combo
but would like to see data only plan, without the need of purchasing a base $4 plan.




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  Reply # 565682 7-Jan-2012 09:59 Send private message

ahmad:
SteveON: In the uk for ?10 ($20) they get 512mb 3000 text & 100 mins... Just saying.

Air New Zealand has flights departing daily to the UK... Just saying.

+1 I thought we were over these unfair comparisons already.





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  Reply # 565710 7-Jan-2012 11:40 Send private message

Really impressed with Skinny customer service - My FREE Sim Card arrived today FASTPOST only the day after i ordered it :) With what people are saying about Data above i agree we want more data but not at the expense of texts! Most young people i know still primarily text. In fact most people i know young and old still primarily text - anywhere up to 3000 a month. So please Skinny yes more data but don't do it by cutting the texts!

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  Reply # 565714 7-Jan-2012 11:50 Send private message

Still waiting for my free SIM. I was prob the first one to call them too about it day before yesterday.




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  Reply # 565716 7-Jan-2012 11:57 Send private message

I too am waiting, will go check again to see if it has arrived soon.

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