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Topic # 90476 22-Sep-2011 09:51 Send private message

As per "Where's Mango?":


For months, we and dozens of our partner companies have been laying the groundwork for the Windows Phone 7.5 update—and making solid progress. As a result, we now expect to start rolling it out in the next week or two. At that time, we’ll also refresh the Where’s My Phone Update? table to reflect the worldwide rollout status.
 

Place your bets on how Microsoft will actually deliver it smoothly, or repeat the previous "experience" and deliver the update over the course of almost a year.

 




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  Reply # 524462 22-Sep-2011 10:12 Send private message

Should be smoothly now. I know that all the wp7 carriers in Australia, UK, Canada and Germany have already approved the mango update. AT&T in US has also approved the update. I think they waited this it's a smarter approach in comparison to what happened last time around with the NoDo update. They RTM'd Mango in July, gave the OEM's and Carriers couple of months to sit on Mango and approve it. Majority of the wp7 handsets locked to their carrier will get the update same time as unlocked handsets owners.






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  Reply # 524465 22-Sep-2011 10:15 Send private message

We will come back to you on this...





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  Reply # 524889 23-Sep-2011 09:13 Send private message

I'm personally curious why us unlocked handset owners have to wait at all for approval. All the Telecom-sold devices are complete uncustomized by Telecom, and yet we can't get the update because Vodafone holds the update for three months to ensure that the "Vodafone" custom colour is the right shade of red.

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  Reply # 525097 23-Sep-2011 16:22 Send private message

I'm concerned that VFNZ who are the distributor for Mango here will wreck the experience for those of us who aren't their customers.

http://www.wpcentral.com/visual-voicemail-mango-not-supported-vodafone-tethering-coming-later

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  Reply # 525100 23-Sep-2011 16:27 Send private message

Vodafone *is not* the exclusive Windows Phone distributor here, as Telecom has the LG handset in their lineup.




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  Reply # 525107 23-Sep-2011 16:37 Send private message

My apologies, I meant for my HTC Trophy 7




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  Reply # 525113 23-Sep-2011 17:03 Send private message

Interestingly enough it seems Vodafone has removed the HTC Trophy from their web site - already.




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  Reply # 525126 23-Sep-2011 17:30 Send private message

Yeah they don't sell it but their obligated to support it. I love the Trophy, it's an amazing phone. Once it has Tethering and native MSN i'll be very happy




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  Reply # 525135 23-Sep-2011 17:54 Send private message

i suspect that HTC arent making any more trophy's because of the new mango phones releasing




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  Reply # 525144 23-Sep-2011 18:14 Send private message

Some of those are very sexy pieces of hardware!




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  Reply # 526328 27-Sep-2011 17:02 Send private message

freitasm: Interestingly enough it seems Vodafone has removed the HTC Trophy from their web site - already.


Saw that, price drop then removal.

VF are doing a poor job of WP7 in NZ...

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  Reply # 526330 27-Sep-2011 17:04 Send private message

I've heard rumor 2? is thinking of supporting WP7 as well as Android. When mentioned to a 2? staff member I got "wait and see ;)" so yeah




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  Reply # 526331 27-Sep-2011 17:04 Send private message

Hrmm..I got my Trophy from PI...will that affect how I get Mango?

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  Reply # 526332 27-Sep-2011 17:05 Send private message

No it won't, you'll get it through Zune like the rest of us




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  Reply # 526335 27-Sep-2011 17:08 Send private message

CruciasNZ: No it won't, you'll get it through Zune like the rest of us


Ah, but VF can delay the Zune rollout ?

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