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  Reply # 771650 28-Feb-2013 12:20 Send private message

The vf apn is just www.vodafone.net.nz
is there any other information i have to enter? .. I'm still not getting 4G after rebooting multiple times

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  Reply # 771651 28-Feb-2013 12:21 Send private message

Badboy2303: The vf apn is just www.vodafone.net.nz
is there any other information i have to enter? .. I'm still not getting 4G after rebooting multiple times


Use just ' vodafone ' or if using a iPhone5 use the default vodafone iphone APN




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  Reply # 771657 28-Feb-2013 12:47 Send private message

heavenlywild: 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.


What was it that they released a couple of weeks ago??   It was a trial but a bigger area that Vodafone's launch area..




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  Reply # 771660 28-Feb-2013 12:50 Send private message

old3eyes:
heavenlywild: 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.


What was it that they released a couple of weeks ago??   It was a trial but a bigger area that Vodafone's launch area..


They launched a trial, but the area is minimal.





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  Reply # 771732 28-Feb-2013 14:31 Send private message

Wow, LTE is screaming fast on my iPhone 5!

I didn't have to change the APN or anything (it's a Vodafone-supplied iPhone 5). Just a quick call to 777 to have the $10 add-on enabled.

Any word on the speed of rollouts to all Auckland areas/sites? The coverage hilariously stops (according to the map) about 20 metres from both my place of work and my house!

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  Reply # 771743 28-Feb-2013 14:46 Send private message

If anyone would like to know 4G is FDD on 1800Mhz




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  Reply # 771754 28-Feb-2013 14:55 Send private message

johnr: If anyone would like to know 4G is FDD on 1800Mhz


And how much spectrum are you using (e.g. 2x20 MHz)?

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  Reply # 771769 28-Feb-2013 15:12 Send private message

Do we need to call 777 to buy the add-on? or should it be available by clicking "By other Add-ons" from the "Your plan and Add-Ons" page of "My Account" on the Vodafone web site.

I've got a smart plan, an LTE phone and am in the LTE zone.

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  Reply # 771770 28-Feb-2013 15:19 Send private message

brendand: Do we need to call 777 to buy the add-on? or should it be available by clicking "By other Add-ons" from the "Your plan and Add-Ons" page of "My Account" on the Vodafone web site.

I've got a smart plan and an LTE phone.


Appears to be available via My Account, Just checked now myself.

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  Reply # 771772 28-Feb-2013 15:26 Send private message

lucky015:
brendand: Do we need to call 777 to buy the add-on? or should it be available by clicking "By other Add-ons" from the "Your plan and Add-Ons" page of "My Account" on the Vodafone web site.

I've got a smart plan and an LTE phone.


Appears to be available via My Account, Just checked now myself.


Weird, it's not on my My Account.

Vodafone Addon

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  Reply # 771773 28-Feb-2013 15:29 Send private message

Well this is awkward... Just last week Google released a system update for the Nexus 4 that disables the LTE-enabling hack. I updated >.<

Oh well, I'm on the Smart19 plan so I wouldn't have used it anyway...

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  Reply # 771775 28-Feb-2013 15:31 Send private message

Looking at the add ons I suspect you may be on one of the grandfathered Smart plans with 3g of Data. If this is the case I suspect you won't get the add on.  Vodafone don't seem to add new add ons to granfathered plans

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  Reply # 771778 28-Feb-2013 15:36 Send private message

bryceknz: Well this is awkward... Just last week Google released a system update for the Nexus 4 that disables the LTE-enabling hack. I updated >.<

Oh well, I'm on the Smart19 plan so I wouldn't have used it anyway...


but nexus 4 lte wasn't on 1800 mhz ?

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  Reply # 771780 28-Feb-2013 15:44 Send private message

scheduler: Looking at the add ons I suspect you may be on one of the grandfathered Smart plans with 3g of Data. If this is the case I suspect you won't get the add on.  Vodafone don't seem to add new add ons to granfathered plans


Yeah, I am on a contract Smart plan that gives me 3GB of data (contract expires in June).

But I'm confused, the 4g.vodafone.co.nz website says "The waiting's over" and "To experience 4G, you’ll need a 4G upgrade add-on", but if I can't get the add-on on the plan I'm on, and I can't switch plans because I'm still on contract, how is the waiting over?  And I don't see any of those pesky little asterixes saying not on grandfathered plans.  



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  Reply # 771781 28-Feb-2013 15:48 Send private message

Smart[1,4] for iPhone is different from a Smart plan

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