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.
Buying anything on Amazon? Please use the Geekzone Amazon aff link.




132 posts

Master Geek
+1 received by user: 2


Topic # 33115 30-Apr-2009 08:58 Send private message

If travelling to Australia on BW will roaming just work - or do we need to contact BW and turn it on? cheers

Create new topic
Hawkes Bay
8481 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 3

Mod Emeritus
Trusted
Subscriber

  Reply # 210798 30-Apr-2009 09:06 Send private message

Prudence would suggest giving them a call a few weeks before you go (or now even). You would be gutted if someone came on and said "it just works" but turned out to be wrong.




Visit http://www.thecloud.net.nz for New Zealand based Hosted Exchange, Virtual Servers, Web Hosting, FTP Backup & more.
(1GB free FTP storage, or larger plans from $5.75)
 
 - Setup your own mailserver at home on Ubuntu Server - full step by step howto here.
 - Have you seen this: Nathan "KFC4LIFE" Dunn.




132 posts

Master Geek
+1 received by user: 2


  Reply # 210807 30-Apr-2009 09:37 Send private message

good advice thanks - Tony.

Phil Gale
1097 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 39

Trusted
Red Jungle
Subscriber

  Reply # 210816 30-Apr-2009 10:02 Send private message

Sooo.. coming over for CEBIT then?




Red Jungle: we make fantastic software

RSS  Twitter  Facebook  Skype

2901 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 91

Trusted

  Reply # 210904 30-Apr-2009 14:44 Send private message

tonyhughes: Prudence would suggest giving them a call a few weeks before you go (or now even). You would be gutted if someone came on and said "it just works" but turned out to be wrong.

Prudence who?  You mean John Lennon's friend?

I travelled through SE Asia with BW roaming and I just rang them up a bit before we left.

Hawkes Bay
8481 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 3

Mod Emeritus
Trusted
Subscriber

  Reply # 210908 30-Apr-2009 14:58 Send private message

bazzer: I travelled through SE Asia with BW roaming and I just rang them up a bit before we left.

What did they say? Did they have to activate it on their end?

I wonder if they need seperate roaming agreements, or if they are just part of Vodafone as far as roaming is concerned.

Im picking the latter...




Visit http://www.thecloud.net.nz for New Zealand based Hosted Exchange, Virtual Servers, Web Hosting, FTP Backup & more.
(1GB free FTP storage, or larger plans from $5.75)
 
 - Setup your own mailserver at home on Ubuntu Server - full step by step howto here.
 - Have you seen this: Nathan "KFC4LIFE" Dunn.


Minimalist
4842 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 136

Moderator
Trusted
Subscriber

  Reply # 211016 30-Apr-2009 20:04 Send private message

DataCraft: If travelling to Australia on BW will roaming just work - or do we need to contact BW and turn it on? cheers


From memory they had to activate mine but it only took a few minutes and no forms to fill out etc, they just did it after I called.

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:





Trending now »

Hot discussions in our forums right now:

Click Monday Deals
Created by mrtoken, last reply by Krishant007 on 24-Nov-2014 17:11 (25 replies)
Pages... 2


Gull Employment Dispute.
Created by networkn, last reply by Geektastic on 26-Nov-2014 16:35 (142 replies)
Pages... 8 9 10


Gigatown winner town and plans
Created by freitasm, last reply by NonprayingMantis on 27-Nov-2014 03:47 (44 replies)
Pages... 2 3


HP Stream 7 arrives
Created by gnfb, last reply by gnfb on 26-Nov-2014 22:49 (19 replies)
Pages... 2


The Warehouse pulling R18 games and DVD's
Created by semigeek, last reply by mattwnz on 26-Nov-2014 16:13 (56 replies)
Pages... 2 3 4


Lollipop no more
Created by ronw, last reply by kiwitrc on 26-Nov-2014 13:44 (13 replies)

Knock off electronics in The Warehouse
Created by jpoc, last reply by openmedia on 26-Nov-2014 13:01 (13 replies)

Letter from Vodafone Speed Decrease WTF
Created by rokki, last reply by rokki on 27-Nov-2014 04:43 (22 replies)
Pages... 2



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.