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Topic # 114642 26-Feb-2013 13:10 Send private message

Looks like the announcement coming thursday:

http://www.stuff.co.nz/technology/gadgets/8353036/Vodafone-4G-announcement-this-week

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  Reply # 770469 26-Feb-2013 13:42

Can we make this a users thread?

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  Reply # 770482 26-Feb-2013 13:58 Send private message

Its about time, 

They have been mulling this over since (and probably well before Aug 2008) 4.5 years later.

http://www.geekzone.co.nz/forums.asp?forumId=40&topicId=25179



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  Reply # 770519 26-Feb-2013 14:52 Send private message

Is this likely to be a consumer launch? Or just targeting corporate customers?

And will the iPhone 5 be a supported handset, or are the frequencies not compatible?

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  Reply # 770548 26-Feb-2013 15:32 Send private message

Benjip: Is this likely to be a consumer launch? Or just targeting corporate customers?

And will the iPhone 5 be a supported handset, or are the frequencies not compatible?


The Vodafone iP5 is Bands 1,3,5 isn't it? Band 3 being 1800 which VF currently utilise and is compatible with Australia? Would make sense.

Don't quote me on the facts.

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  Reply # 770623 26-Feb-2013 17:21 Send private message

According to NBR the announcement will be tomorrow, not Thursday :)

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  Reply # 770697 26-Feb-2013 19:51 Send private message

I've never known Johnr to be so quiet and not post at least once in a thread in the Vodafone forum..


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  Reply # 770712 26-Feb-2013 20:17 Send private message

sbiddle: I've never known Johnr to be so quiet and not post at least once in a thread in the Vodafone forum..



Sitting back enjoying watching us speculate, or perhaps busy getting ready for LTE go live.

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  Reply # 770771 26-Feb-2013 22:18 Send private message

sbiddle: I've never known Johnr to be so quiet and not post at least once in a thread in the Vodafone forum..


He's organising a last minute LTE Master Splitter to be installed.
We don't want to run into the same debacle XT had when it tried to launch causing interference to Vodafone's network.




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  Reply # 770781 26-Feb-2013 22:31 Send private message

He's busy taking speedtest screenshots to post here tomorrow morning. And getting that master splitter installed in each cell site.




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  Reply # 770788 26-Feb-2013 22:41 Send private message

sbiddle: I've never known Johnr to be so quiet and not post at least once in a thread in the Vodafone forum..



He was watching Serious Crash Unit tonight which was about a motor cyclist being killed in a tragic accident.  The deceased was a good friend of him.

Got this info from his twitter feed.

It is very sad.

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  Reply # 771282 27-Feb-2013 20:55 Send private message

No news today?




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  Reply # 771295 27-Feb-2013 21:04 Send private message

He's laughing his socks off ... Oops his seat has a warm wet feeling now ...

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  Reply # 771300 27-Feb-2013 21:11 Send private message

I was invited to a breakfast tomorrow (Thursday) morning at Vodafone AKL. I declined as I would have to leave home around 530am to get there on time. I will be joining via a voice conference.

"OK, we admit it. We?ve been keeping a very big secret. But we?re ready to show you just what we?ve been up to ? and we think you?ll like it. Join us for breakfast tomorrow where our CEO, Russell Stanners, will reveal all of the story. We do encourage you to come if you can ? this really has to be seen."

Having said that, a lot of people will disappointed if it is something else. But it could be many other things...







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  Reply # 771307 27-Feb-2013 21:18 Send private message

freitasm: I was invited to a breakfast tomorrow (Thursday) morning at Vodafone AKL. I declined as I would have to leave home around 530am to get there on time. I will be joining via a voice conference.

"OK, we admit it. We?ve been keeping a very big secret. But we?re ready to show you just what we?ve been up to ? and we think you?ll like it. Join us for breakfast tomorrow where our CEO, Russell Stanners, will reveal all of the story. We do encourage you to come if you can ? this really has to be seen."

Having said that, a lot of people will disappointed if it is something else. But it could be many other things...






Oh wouldn't it be funny if it turns out it's just the re branding of TelstraClear / integrating all their billing systems.

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  Reply # 771309 27-Feb-2013 21:19 Send private message

I expect Vodafone brand to takeover TelstraClear from 1st April.




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