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Topic # 101532 3-May-2012 13:11 Send private message

As per title I am curious why Vodafone NZ still not do not support carrier time / NITZ?

It seems the majority of carriers around the world support it now:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/NITZ

ClockSync on my Android on Vodafone is good workaround but it would be nice if it wasn't needed
https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=ru.org.amip.ClockSync&hl=en
https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=ru.org.amip.timezoneservice



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  Reply # 618858 3-May-2012 13:26 Send private message

I am not sure is this is the same as Android getting Network time, but it works here, though relatively recently. Last year I am pretty sure it wasn't working. (In Android I have my time set to get from network automatically) and it's time is correct.



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  Reply # 618866 3-May-2012 13:46 Send private message

networkn: I am not sure is this is the same as Android getting Network time, but it works here, though relatively recently. Last year I am pretty sure it wasn't working. (In Android I have my time set to get from network automatically) and it's time is correct.


Interesting what phone and what version of android? Suspect the rom on the phone uses NTP over the internet if NITZ fails.

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  Reply # 618867 3-May-2012 13:47 Send private message

GSII - Android 2.3 and 4.x

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  Reply # 618868 3-May-2012 13:48 Send private message

On my Xperia Arc S (ICS) I get the right time but not the right time zone so I am always set to GMT, have to uncheck "Automatic Time Zone" set it to correct one and then recheck it and all OK.

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  Reply # 618876 3-May-2012 14:03 Send private message

networkn: GSII - Android 2.3 and 4.x


Same here, checked it against our NTP server and its under a second different. With network time unticked it was 8 seconds or so out.

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  Reply # 618903 3-May-2012 15:00 Send private message

meh, 8 seconds I can live with.

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  Reply # 618934 3-May-2012 16:08 Send private message

Yeah just saying that it proved it was working.

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  Reply # 618943 3-May-2012 16:32 Send private message

Works fine for me (Galaxy Ace // Vodafone NZ)




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  Reply # 618947 3-May-2012 16:34 Send private message

Ragnor: As per title I am curious why Vodafone NZ still not do not support carrier time / NITZ?

It seems the majority of carriers around the world support it now:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/NITZ

ClockSync on my Android on Vodafone is good workaround but it would be nice if it wasn't needed
https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=ru.org.amip.ClockSync&hl=en
https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=ru.org.amip.timezoneservice




NITZ is still deployed by a small % of carriers globally and is still the exception rather than the norm.

I don't know VF's official reasons for not having it but I would take a stab and say the licencing costs for such a feature will be big (like most NSN licencing charges) and in a country with a single timezone it's argueably far less useful than countries with multiple timezones.


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  Reply # 618969 3-May-2012 17:05 Send private message

sbiddle:  in a country with a single timezone it's argueably far less useful than countries with multiple timezones. 



Ahem, NZ technically has 2 time zones, the Chatham islands are 45mins ahead of the mainland,

No crayfish for you :) :)

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  Reply # 618970 3-May-2012 17:07 Send private message

I would be happy to offer cash inducements or IT Support for fresh crayfish :)

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  Reply # 618971 3-May-2012 17:08 Send private message

wellygary:
sbiddle: ?in a country with a single timezone it's argueably far less useful than countries with multiple timezones.?



Ahem, NZ technically has 2 time zones, the Chatham islands are 45mins ahead of the mainland,

No crayfish for you :) :)


I am quite sure we don't provide mobile coverage in the Chatham islands




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  Reply # 618972 3-May-2012 17:09 Send private message

johnr: What about crayfish? :) No one cares about the NTP Any more :-)

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networkn: johnr: What about crayfish? :) No one cares about the NTP Any more :-)


We don't provide mobile coverage for crayfish either




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  Reply # 618974 3-May-2012 17:13 Send private message

johnr:
networkn: johnr: What about crayfish? :) No one cares about the NTP Any more :-)


We don't provide mobile coverage for crayfish either


Bahahahahahaha




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