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Topic # 101696 7-May-2012 08:51 Send private message

Quick Question - I am flying to Australia this after, what settings do i need to enable so that i can use data on my phone while i am in AUSTRALIA. Do i need to contact Vodafone to notify them that i will be using my 4gs for calls and data?  I am on contract plan.

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  Reply # 620907 7-May-2012 11:45 Send private message

Hi there,

if you want to use roaming you wont need to change any settings just ensure you have roaming enabled on your account.If its set up your phone should work on arrival in AUS when you pick up a network.

The charges are shown on this page check them out before going.
http://www.vodafone.co.nz/roaming/

Let me know if you want to know anything else.

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  Reply # 620911 7-May-2012 11:48 Send private message

Please note the data bundle that is on your postpay connection is only valid when you are in NZ, Once you leave you then pay roaming data rates and in AU 50 cents per meg

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  Reply # 620913 7-May-2012 11:49 Send private message

Especially check the data prices. I don't think you actually want to use any data overseas unless your directly related to Dotcom and have access to his hidden millions.

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  Reply # 620916 7-May-2012 11:56 Send private message

The iphone has a option under settings to turn mobile data off / on, I would advise to use this when mobile data is not required when roaming as Apps can use mobile data in the back ground

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  Reply # 620925 7-May-2012 12:13

Or buy an vfau sim and for $30 cap you will get more data and calling back to nz than you will need.




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  Reply # 620928 7-May-2012 12:15 Send private message

Or Amaysim which is much much cheaper.

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  Reply # 620929 7-May-2012 12:17

networkn: Or Amaysim which is much much cheaper.


+1 and they use Telstras new 3g network :)




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  Reply # 620936 7-May-2012 12:32 Send private message

For the love of jesus (Also your bank account and our sanity for when you come back here and whine about a $$$$ bill), don't use data on your NZ vodafone sim outside of NZ. (Data roaming)

Buy a local prepay SIM with data and use that.

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  Reply # 620939 7-May-2012 12:35 Send private message

SteveON:
networkn: Or Amaysim which is much much cheaper.


+1 and they use Telstras new 3g network :)


When did Telstra launch a new 3G network?




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  Reply # 620943 7-May-2012 12:39 Send private message

SteveON:
networkn: Or Amaysim which is much much cheaper.


+1 and they use Telstras new 3g network :)


Per their site:

Powered by the Optus 3G Network


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  Reply # 621064 7-May-2012 16:21 Send private message

garvani: Especially check the data prices. I don't think you actually want to use any data overseas unless your directly related to Dotcom and have access to his hidden millions.


I am asking on behalf of a director who is in the Top 50 NBR rich list.

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  Reply # 621190 7-May-2012 19:22 Send private message

johnr:
SteveON:
networkn: Or Amaysim which is much much cheaper.


+1 and they use Telstras new 3g network :)


When did Telstra launch a new 3G network?


October 2006

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  Reply # 621198 7-May-2012 19:28 Send private message

SteveON:
networkn: Or Amaysim which is much much cheaper.


+1 and they use Telstras new 3g network :)


Correction they use the Optus network.

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  Reply # 621200 7-May-2012 19:33

johnr:
SteveON:
networkn: Or Amaysim which is much much cheaper.


+1 and they use Telstras new 3g network :)


When did Telstra launch a new 3G network?

Before Telecom did.




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