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  Reply # 973740 24-Jan-2014 18:27 Send private message

My home line number is with 2talk the cost is porting it in as they see it as new connection. So yeah I'm not switching




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  Reply # 973826 24-Jan-2014 21:30 Send private message

Lipex666: My home line number is with 2talk the cost is porting it in as they see it as new connection. So yeah I'm not switching


All telephone connections are $52.10 regardless. Non port or port. Only free under reassignment* if keeping the same number.

*Switching providers without disconnection from the last. (Seamless)




  


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  Reply # 974373 25-Jan-2014 22:45 One person supports this post Send private message

Go for voip not that vodafone homephone wireless which gets all your calls that ghetto GSM sound.




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  Reply # 974560 26-Jan-2014 11:33

Demeter:
johnr: Vodafone home phone wireless


$25 a month with Naked discount and the convenience of a cordless phone. It's pretty choice. :)

http://www.vodafone.co.nz/shop/mobileHomeDetails.jsp?selectionKey=homephone&skuId=sku6400020


If they made the Home Phone Wireless $10/month add-on for customers that have On Account mobile + Naked BB that'd be great. VoIP providers like 2talk give more features, cheaper price, better call quality, ATA possibility (existing phones!), and literally dozens of features not even available on Home Phone Wireless, for less than HALF the price. 

Why would anyone in their right mind go with a Home Phone Wireless when it costs that much and offers so little in comparison to VoIP?

Or.. if Vodafone just extended their VoIP service that goes with UFB and EasyOffice (and others) to be allowed to go over a standard consumer ADSL/VDSL connection?

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  Reply # 974594 26-Jan-2014 12:57 Send private message

eme:
Lipex666: As a extra note have vfnz naked and VoIP with 2 talk and Vodafone want to charge me $52 to port my number back in. As seems easy to have home phone option. Needless to say I'm staying on VoIP and find a adaptor or may look at other provider for vdsl


Lippex666, do you mean if you want to change from naked back to home phone VF charge $52.  
VF told me while I was signing up for naked VDSL that if I wanted to change back to home phone it would cost $55+Gst to re-connect the phone..


For ANY residential phone connection is is ALWAYS $52.10 INCL GST.

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  Reply # 974597 26-Jan-2014 13:04 Send private message

Why not just look at WxC VFX.

It is fully auto-provisioned on to an ATA (I would use Cisco SPA112) so you don't need to worry about set up. It is, more or less, plug and play. Also rock solid. Wifey won't know the difference. Plus you get all the extra smart features. All for only $11.50/month.

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  Reply # 974601 26-Jan-2014 13:12 Send private message

chevrolux: Why not just look at WxC VFX.

It is fully auto-provisioned on to an ATA (I would use Cisco SPA112) so you don't need to worry about set up. It is, more or less, plug and play. Also rock solid. Wifey won't know the difference. Plus you get all the extra smart features. All for only $11.50/month.



Apparently VF does not allow Sip on their Naked VDSL plan, even though the Huawei 659 supports sip, and I need VF for my Suresignal to boost mobile reception.



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  Reply # 974605 26-Jan-2014 13:15 Send private message

kieran21:
Demeter:
johnr: Vodafone home phone wireless


$25 a month with Naked discount and the convenience of a cordless phone. It's pretty choice. :)

http://www.vodafone.co.nz/shop/mobileHomeDetails.jsp?selectionKey=homephone&skuId=sku6400020


If they made the Home Phone Wireless $10/month add-on for customers that have On Account mobile + Naked BB that'd be great. VoIP providers like 2talk give more features, cheaper price, better call quality, ATA possibility (existing phones!), and literally dozens of features not even available on Home Phone Wireless, for less than HALF the price. 

Why would anyone in their right mind go with a Home Phone Wireless when it costs that much and offers so little in comparison to VoIP?

Or.. if Vodafone just extended their VoIP service that goes with UFB and EasyOffice (and others) to be allowed to go over a standard consumer ADSL/VDSL connection?


Home phone wireless is for people who either can't get or don't want broadband. It's the cheapest way of getting just a landline without having broadband. VoIP is only $10, but you need broadband for it to work, which costs at least $50 for a total of $60.

If you have naked broadband, but want a landline, then just moving to bb+pots is cheaper than using home phone wireless, you get 5 free best mates, and pstn is more reliable than 3G voice (so it seems odd that 2 Vf people have recommended it in this thread)

Going to VoIP is the other option of course, assuming you are technically up for it. It's a bit of a PITA for non-tetchy people.

Personally, I don't see the point in me having either a landline or VoIP at home, no matter what cool features the VoIP might have. All my calls go in and out via mobile, which suits me just fine.

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  Reply # 974619 26-Jan-2014 13:56 One person supports this post Send private message

I would just recommend POTS with it. Vodafone doesn't support VOIP and there is very limited resources available to enable it on our devices. We only support the HG659 for VDSL. Its your own adventure if you decide to use a Fritz with VOIP. (That i do sometimes with 2Talk)What ever way you go, POTS, VOIP, Home phone wireless, They all cost something. They all have this thing you talk into and listen from so really its up to you.




  


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  Reply # 974621 26-Jan-2014 14:14 Send private message

Hi TimA thanks for posts. I give up, the VF FUD has beaten me. I'll cancel my vdsl naked and change to vdsl home phone after the weekend. Vdsl is not yet installed so I hope vf will not charge me $55 for a reconnect. I'll also cancel my on new account mobile plan and go back to my prepay plan.

unfortunately this looks like loose/loose situation.

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  Reply # 974627 26-Jan-2014 14:33 Send private message

eme: Hi TimA thanks for posts. I give up, the VF FUD has beaten me. I'll cancel my vdsl naked and change to vdsl home phone after the weekend. Vdsl is not yet installed so I hope vf will not charge me $55 for a reconnect. I'll also cancel my on new account mobile plan and go back to my prepay plan.

unfortunately this looks like loose/loose situation.


If there are service orders on the line then you're going to create all sorts of issues. Your best option is to wait for your VDSL2 to be connected and then ask for POTS back on (which will cost you $55) OR cancel your VDSL2 install and start again.



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  Reply # 974642 26-Jan-2014 15:25

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kieran21:
Demeter:
johnr: Vodafone home phone wireless


$25 a month with Naked discount and the convenience of a cordless phone. It's pretty choice. :)

http://www.vodafone.co.nz/shop/mobileHomeDetails.jsp?selectionKey=homephone&skuId=sku6400020



Home phone wireless is for people who either can't get or don't want broadband. It's the cheapest way of getting just a landline without having broadband. VoIP is only $10, but you need broadband for it to work, which costs at least $50 for a total of $60.

If you have naked broadband, but want a landline, then just moving to bb+pots is cheaper than using home phone wireless, you get 5 free best mates, and pstn is more reliable than 3G voice (so it seems odd that 2 Vf people have recommended it in this thread)

Going to VoIP is the other option of course, assuming you are technically up for it. It's a bit of a PITA for non-tetchy people.

Personally, I don't see the point in me having either a landline or VoIP at home, no matter what cool features the VoIP might have. All my calls go in and out via mobile, which suits me just fine.

Yeah thing was a couple of posts in this thread suggested Home Phone Wireless + VF Naked BB, which is basically crap in comparison to VoIP + NBB. Of course I'm in the same boat as you, me personally, all calls are mobile. Only my mum wants the landline number and std cordless phones. I pay the phone bills for the parents, so naturally I look for the best deal, and Home Phone Wireless + Naked BB is far from that, so I was questioning why it was even suggested in an earlier post. As you said HPW is more expensive than even POTS + VDSL.

I think I'm basically agreeing with you?

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  Reply # 974651 26-Jan-2014 15:46 Send private message

kieran21:
NonprayingMantis:
kieran21:
Demeter:
johnr: Vodafone home phone wireless


$25 a month with Naked discount and the convenience of a cordless phone. It's pretty choice. :)

http://www.vodafone.co.nz/shop/mobileHomeDetails.jsp?selectionKey=homephone&skuId=sku6400020



Home phone wireless is for people who either can't get or don't want broadband. It's the cheapest way of getting just a landline without having broadband. VoIP is only $10, but you need broadband for it to work, which costs at least $50 for a total of $60.

If you have naked broadband, but want a landline, then just moving to bb+pots is cheaper than using home phone wireless, you get 5 free best mates, and pstn is more reliable than 3G voice (so it seems odd that 2 Vf people have recommended it in this thread)

Going to VoIP is the other option of course, assuming you are technically up for it. It's a bit of a PITA for non-tetchy people.

Personally, I don't see the point in me having either a landline or VoIP at home, no matter what cool features the VoIP might have. All my calls go in and out via mobile, which suits me just fine.

Yeah thing was a couple of posts in this thread suggested Home Phone Wireless + VF Naked BB, which is basically crap in comparison to VoIP + NBB. Of course I'm in the same boat as you, me personally, all calls are mobile. Only my mum wants the landline number and std cordless phones. I pay the phone bills for the parents, so naturally I look for the best deal, and Home Phone Wireless + Naked BB is far from that, so I was questioning why it was even suggested in an earlier post. As you said HPW is more expensive than even POTS + VDSL.

I think I'm basically agreeing with you?


Yep we are agreeing. I have no idea why anybody would recommend hpw with Vf naked bb. Just seems totally pointless to me. There is no benefit I can see in having it, and lots of downsides.

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  Reply # 974745 26-Jan-2014 18:51 Send private message

eme:
chevrolux: Why not just look at WxC VFX.

It is fully auto-provisioned on to an ATA (I would use Cisco SPA112) so you don't need to worry about set up. It is, more or less, plug and play. Also rock solid. Wifey won't know the difference. Plus you get all the extra smart features. All for only $11.50/month.



Apparently VF does not allow Sip on their Naked VDSL plan, even though the Huawei 659 supports sip, and I need VF for my Suresignal to boost mobile reception.




Im taking a punt here but I think I can say with almost 99% certainty that VF will not block SIP. They just simply wont support it. This is a non-issue when going to VFX as they will support the ATA. You can keep your connection with VF so your Suresignal will be fine.

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  Reply # 974752 26-Jan-2014 19:13 Send private message

chevrolux:
eme:
chevrolux: Why not just look at WxC VFX.

It is fully auto-provisioned on to an ATA (I would use Cisco SPA112) so you don't need to worry about set up. It is, more or less, plug and play. Also rock solid. Wifey won't know the difference. Plus you get all the extra smart features. All for only $11.50/month.



Apparently VF does not allow Sip on their Naked VDSL plan, even though the Huawei 659 supports sip, and I need VF for my Suresignal to boost mobile reception.




Im taking a punt here but I think I can say with almost 99% certainty that VF will not block SIP. They just simply wont support it. This is a non-issue when going to VFX as they will support the ATA. You can keep your connection with VF so your Suresignal will be fine.


Yip they do nothing to block SIP, they simply don't support it. It's supported only on the plans and devices they sell which use their VoIP offering.



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