Geekzone: technology news, blogs, forums
Guest
Welcome Guest.
You haven't logged in yet. If you don't have an account you can register now.

View this topic in a long page with up to 500 replies per page Create new topic
1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | 10 | 11 | 12 | ... | 20
304 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 1


  Reply # 771441 28-Feb-2013 08:56 Send private message

what time can we expect this to kick off?

BDFL
49435 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 4348

Administrator
Trusted
Geekzone
Subscriber

  Reply # 771442 28-Feb-2013 08:56 Send private message

Conference call starts 9am.




511 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 1

Trusted
Kiwi Dev Studios

  Reply # 771446 28-Feb-2013 09:05 Send private message

will be in progress now.. soon to have an update I hope :)




--
Stephen
twitter/ NZCoderGuy / KiwiDevStudios

Kiwi Dev Studios


BDFL
49435 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 4348

Administrator
Trusted
Geekzone
Subscriber

  Reply # 771448 28-Feb-2013 09:06 Send private message

Call started but people still mucking around to get into the room, etc.




BDFL
49435 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 4348

Administrator
Trusted
Geekzone
Subscriber

  Reply # 771456 28-Feb-2013 09:11 Send private message

  • Talking about M2M so far... 
  • Network usage, expansion.
  • Security
  • Data Angel, no bill shock (so far only talking about existing stuff)
  • exciting development (video playing)

Vodafone 4G is live. No trial. Commercial launch in Auckland.





789 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 48

UberGroup

  Reply # 771458 28-Feb-2013 09:14 Send private message

My bet is some big hoopla about DC expansion




Most problems are the result of previous solutions...

All comment's I make are my own personal opinion and do not in any way, shape or form reflect the views of current or former employers unless specifically stated 

BDFL
49435 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 4348

Administrator
Trusted
Geekzone
Subscriber

  Reply # 771460 28-Feb-2013 09:17 Send private message

Press release:


4G – the world’s fastest mobile network technology – has today launched in New Zealand, heralding a new era in superfast access to content and information on the move.

Vodafone’s 4G network is up to 10 times faster than standard 3G services*, allowing customers to stream, download, upload, browse and game faster than ever before. Kiwis can download a book in less than a second, stream a half hour show in less than 5 seconds and download an album in less than 3 seconds. And 4G delivers a near seamless connection to the cloud, allowing businesses to upload and download attachments in seconds, and load web pages instantly.

4G is live now for Vodafone customers in parts of Auckland and the network will expand to more suburbs every week. 4G will be live in parts of Christchurch in May, and parts of Wellington in August/September 2013.

Russell Stanners, CEO of Vodafone New Zealand, says the launch of a commercial 4G network is a major milestone for New Zealand.

“For many people, their smartphone has become one of the few items that they can’t leave home without. 4G is the network that the best smartphones were made for, meaning you can access all the information and entertainment you want in real time – and connect faster than ever before.

“Our customers have come to expect that Vodafone will bring them the world’s best technologies first, so we’re proud to be the first to bring 4G to New Zealand. We have now joined other countries around the world which are already seeing the benefits of the increased speed and performance 4G delivers.
“It’s another exciting first for Vodafone customers – and for New Zealand.”

Vodafone’s 4G network is supported by the world’s leading mobile device manufacturers including Apple, HTC and Samsung. Six 4G-capable devices are available at launch – including iPhone 5, Windows Phone 8X by HTC and Samsung GALAXY Note II 4G variant – giving Vodafone New Zealand the largest range of 4G-capable devices. By the middle of the year, Vodafone will have more than 12 4G capable devices on offer.

Kiwis wanting to experience the speed of 4G will need a 4G-capable device with the latest software, a qualifying plan and be in a 4G coverage area. The device seamlessly switches to Vodafone’s next fastest 3G speeds when customers leave the 4G coverage area.

Vodafone customers can keep control of 4G data use with Vodafone’s exclusive Data Angel® service. Data Angel® alerts customers when they’re approaching their data allowance limit, and when their limit is reached – letting customers use their device freely while staying in control of how much they spend.
Vodafone’s 4G network build is being carried out in partnership with long-standing partner Nokia Siemens Networks.

For more information and 4G coverage maps, visit www.vodafone.co.nz/fast-network/





16205 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 1219

Trusted
Vodafone NZ

  Reply # 771461 28-Feb-2013 09:17 Send private message

Beccara: My bet is some big hoopla about DC expansion


That has been and gone




5151 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 738


  Reply # 771464 28-Feb-2013 09:19 Send private message

the link www.vodafone.co.nz/fast-network/


doesn't work. 404 error. maybe it is going live later on?

3325 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 55

Trusted

  Reply # 771465 28-Feb-2013 09:20 Send private message

Oh wow, awesome! I wonder how much it's gonna cost us for data! Or at least bring down the 3G data prices.

Telecom has really missed out big here.

789 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 48

UberGroup

  Reply # 771467 28-Feb-2013 09:20 Send private message

johnr:
Beccara: My bet is some big hoopla about DC expansion


That has been and gone


So this is a LTE launch?




Most problems are the result of previous solutions...

All comment's I make are my own personal opinion and do not in any way, shape or form reflect the views of current or former employers unless specifically stated 

BDFL
49435 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 4348

Administrator
Trusted
Geekzone
Subscriber

  Reply # 771469 28-Feb-2013 09:23 Send private message

Beccara:
johnr:
Beccara: My bet is some big hoopla about DC expansion


That has been and gone


So this is a LTE launch?


Read my post above.





200 posts

Master Geek
+1 received by user: 33


  Reply # 771470 28-Feb-2013 09:23 Send private message

NonprayingMantis: the link www.vodafone.co.nz/fast-network/


doesn't work. 404 error. maybe it is going live later on?

Hit that problem myself. I will find somebody appropriate to report it to at VF.

789 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 48

UberGroup

  Reply # 771471 28-Feb-2013 09:23 Send private message

freitasm:
Beccara:
johnr:
Beccara: My bet is some big hoopla about DC expansion


That has been and gone


So this is a LTE launch?


Read my post above.



I have, It doesnt say Lte but isn't saying that the 4g is




Most problems are the result of previous solutions...

All comment's I make are my own personal opinion and do not in any way, shape or form reflect the views of current or former employers unless specifically stated 

58 posts

Master Geek
+1 received by user: 9

Trusted

  Reply # 771472 28-Feb-2013 09:24 Send private message





Matt East

SnapComms Ltd

1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | 10 | 11 | 12 | ... | 20
View this topic in a long page with up to 500 replies per page Create new topic




Twitter »
Follow us to receive Twitter updates when new discussions are posted in our forums:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when news items and blogs are posted in our frontpage:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when tech item prices are listed in our price comparison site:




News »
Dunedin as an innovation hub
Posted 22-Aug-2014 09:06


When venture capital hurts start-ups
Posted 21-Aug-2014 19:54


Long wait for ARM servers
Posted 21-Aug-2014 19:35


Firefox now or no choice later
Posted 21-Aug-2014 08:41


New Zealand’s Fastest ISPs 2014
Posted 20-Aug-2014 16:27


NZ Games Industry launches Business Startup Competition
Posted 20-Aug-2014 12:25



Trending now »
Hot discussions in our forums right now:

Vodafone TV multicast settings on pfSense?
Created by kenkeniff, last reply by TimA on 21-Aug-2014 19:35 (90 replies)
Pages... 4 5 6


CGA. Is it fair?
Created by BTR, last reply by Geektastic on 22-Aug-2014 09:58 (83 replies)
Pages... 4 5 6


UFB provider comparison
Created by Rappelle, last reply by dcole13 on 21-Aug-2014 20:43 (23 replies)
Pages... 2


Lightbox press event release
Created by freitasm, last reply by foamfollower on 22-Aug-2014 09:44 (464 replies)
Pages... 29 30 31


It was hardly 'hacking' was it?
Created by CB_24, last reply by gzt on 21-Aug-2014 22:26 (97 replies)
Pages... 5 6 7


How to refresh WinXP
Created by Rickles, last reply by allan on 20-Aug-2014 14:25 (19 replies)
Pages... 2


Free: Smart Button for your Android device
Created by freitasm, last reply by networkn on 22-Aug-2014 09:46 (93 replies)
Pages... 5 6 7


Vodafone now charging you to receive a bill via post
Created by stocksp, last reply by r2b2 on 22-Aug-2014 09:50 (81 replies)
Pages... 4 5 6



Geekzone Live »
Try automatic live updates from Geekzone directly in your browser, without refreshing the page, with Geekzone Live now.

Are you subscribed to our RSS feed? You can download the latest headlines and summaries from our stories directly to your computer or smartphone by using a feed reader.

Alternatively, you can receive a daily email with Geekzone updates.