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Topic # 136355 24-Nov-2013 14:53 Send private message

Hi All,

Can some one please recommend a good reliable vodem usb stick for the following purposes (ideally prepaid):

-Surf local (NZ) and International traffic
-Possibly use it for Skyping
-Day-to-day usage

I'd a look at 2Degrees/VF/Telecom. Not sure what is the best option.

Many thanks in advance for your help.

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  Reply # 939889 24-Nov-2013 15:07 Send private message

K4605 which is dual carrier and check out our new PrepayData plan with Prepay Data bundles that last 1 , 3 or 6 months

John



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  Reply # 939919 24-Nov-2013 16:06 Send private message

johnr: K4605 which is dual carrier and check out our new PrepayData plan with Prepay Data bundles that last 1 , 3 or 6 months

John


Hey John,

We meet again! cool - I'll check it out and I am guessing when you say our new data plan..you're ref to VF? :P.

Thanks.

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  Reply # 939923 24-Nov-2013 16:23 Send private message

Yes the bsse plan is called ' PrepayData ' and it has addons, I will link off to it bit later

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  Reply # 940012 24-Nov-2013 21:59 Send private message

Just to help with the terminology - you aren't asking for a "vodem" stick as such as that is vodafone branding.

I think people generally call them "3g USB stick". Not actually sure what the correct name is actually...!





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  Reply # 940013 24-Nov-2013 22:02 Send private message

USB 3G modem , Thingy that plugs into side of laptop , Thing that plugs into things to get internet access

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  Reply # 940021 24-Nov-2013 22:16 Send private message

Yup, Vodafone have all the cool words: Vodem, PXT ...




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  Reply # 940036 24-Nov-2013 23:25 Send private message

Pick up a device whish is at least HSPA+ 21mbps or if you want a bit of extra speed, a dual carrier one like john suggested. This will work on any network.

I suggest starting with Telecom's current special - their $29 1.5gb plan is doubled to 3gb which is good value. After this special stops, you can evaluate again whoever has the best speed/coverage/price for you.



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  Reply # 940084 25-Nov-2013 07:38 Send private message

eXDee: Pick up a device whish is at least HSPA+ 21mbps or if you want a bit of extra speed, a dual carrier one like john suggested. This will work on any network.

I suggest starting with Telecom's current special - their $29 1.5gb plan is doubled to 3gb which is good value. After this special stops, you can evaluate again whoever has the best speed/coverage/price for you.


Thank you for that..will check it out. Ha Ha thingy that plugs into the usb port..so what is the official name for it? USB Modem??

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  Reply # 940085 25-Nov-2013 07:39 Send private message

USB modem

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