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.



5 posts

Wannabe Geek


Topic # 35147 4-Jun-2009 13:48 Send private message

If you are planning on porting away from the black and white to another network, beaware the account number you have to give the network you are porting to, is NOT on your black and white invoice anywhere! It's not your member number.

I had to phone up black and white, and then get your "Customer" number..

Very annoying! Black and white dont make it easy to leave!

Create new topic
2841 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 77

Trusted

  Reply # 221637 4-Jun-2009 14:56 Send private message

I'll say! You actually had to phone them up to get it? Sounds terrible.

383 posts

Ultimate Geek


  Reply # 221669 4-Jun-2009 15:56 Send private message

Maybe it should be renamed Hotel California? You can check out any time you like, but you can never leave.




Jonathan Mosen Mosen Consulting, for advice on web and app accessibility http://mosen.org

57 posts

Master Geek


  Reply # 221752 4-Jun-2009 18:53 Send private message

Haha jmosen, nice.

I think maybe B+W should change to putting that number on the invoice too. Not just for purposes of porting obviously.
B+W already have simpler invoices that are easier to understand (from what I've seen - I'm not a cusomer), so this would make things better IMO.



5 posts

Wannabe Geek


  Reply # 221754 4-Jun-2009 18:57 Send private message

B+W invoices are very easy to read.... I'll give them that.

I have just migrated to XT today, for me given the fact XT has a 30 day, No term contract, exactly like BW, there is no reason to stay with BW...

I have had poor data speeds on BW, which I have complained so many times I gave up, and just waited for XT.

From my experience, BW have some type of "limit" on there internet gateway www.m2.net.nz, which means when doing a speedtest it's always around 115k with up and down...


Minimalist
4737 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 110

Moderator
Trusted
Subscriber

  Reply # 222147 6-Jun-2009 09:34 Send private message

paul123paul: From my experience, BW have some type of "limit" on there internet gateway www.m2.net.nz, which means when doing a speedtest it's always around 115k with up and down...


I haven't had that problem on either handset or data device . . .

My understanding is www.m2.net.nz simply "redirects" to www.vodafone.net.nz

16240 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 1239

Trusted
Vodafone NZ

  Reply # 222169 6-Jun-2009 10:03 Send private message

There are no speed restrictions on the B&W apn I have a test sim i use and speed is no issue.

John




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 »

Trending now »
Hot discussions in our forums right now:

Warning: Rage Ahead - Campbell Live and childhood poverty
Created by kawaii, last reply by KiwiNZ on 3-Sep-2014 06:33 (132 replies)
Pages... 7 8 9


Does NZ need better gun laws?
Created by mattwnz, last reply by kawaii on 3-Sep-2014 05:40 (105 replies)
Pages... 5 6 7


What tyre brand/model to look at ?
Created by Mark, last reply by Oblivian on 2-Sep-2014 21:36 (35 replies)
Pages... 2 3


VideoEZY OnDemand
Created by Andib, last reply by davidcole on 2-Sep-2014 20:10 (63 replies)
Pages... 3 4 5


Judith Collins: I am resigning
Created by Presso, last reply by gzt on 2-Sep-2014 11:42 (109 replies)
Pages... 6 7 8


Cirque du Soleil Cellphone Hijack
Created by myopinion, last reply by PhantomNVD on 1-Sep-2014 18:01 (21 replies)
Pages... 2


Orcon Global Mode launched
Created by freitasm, last reply by shk292 on 1-Sep-2014 11:32 (132 replies)
Pages... 7 8 9


Lightbox press event release
Created by freitasm, last reply by IcI on 30-Aug-2014 17:54 (562 replies)
Pages... 36 37 38



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.