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  Reply # 613910 23-Apr-2012 20:24 Send private message

NonprayingMantis:
th3r3turn: i think the word we should be looking at is "usage". Thinking something to do with data.



unlimited data plans maybe?


I hope not. 'Unlimited' plans have turned out to be disingenuous in the US market, and would probably put excessive load on the network which penalises those who require only limited amounts of data.

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  Reply # 613941 23-Apr-2012 21:05 Send private message

Snapper sim NFC payment would be cool.

I use my snapper all the time.

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  Reply # 613946 23-Apr-2012 21:12 Send private message

Padfone?

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  Reply # 613966 23-Apr-2012 21:39 Send private message

freitasm: You folks are so off. The answer is there in big letters.




only big letters are CEO ;)

Perhaps big letters as one of those oldperson phones with really big letters?

Their big logo from the ad is a number, not a letter.

comeon mauritio, more hints please ;)




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  Reply # 613981 23-Apr-2012 21:49 Send private message

langi27: Homezone...........

You select a zone (your home) that you cna get free calling from, like a landline doing local calls.
.....(edit)..... my guess is that its coming.............that would make you use your handset a whole lot more.

Vodafone had this too some years back, soo I doubt it would now revolutionise usage.


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  Reply # 614003 23-Apr-2012 22:03 Send private message

my money would be on NFC





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  Reply # 614037 23-Apr-2012 22:50 Send private message

nakedmolerat: my money would be on NFC


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  Reply # 614041 23-Apr-2012 22:58 Send private message

data plan shared between devices?

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  Reply # 614043 23-Apr-2012 23:04

exportgoldman:
nakedmolerat: my money would be on NFC


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Dunno - What phones have this feature and with the wireless ASB/Snapper/Eftpos who is going to support this yet? Maybe though... NBR Story




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  Reply # 614046 23-Apr-2012 23:09 Send private message

NFC +1

touch2pay
thought 2d voda & telecom are bringing the mobile payment system together, was mentioned in a NBR article a couple of weeks ago




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  Reply # 614055 23-Apr-2012 23:25 Send private message

When is the press event? the Samsung count down has ended and it looks like the site crashed so hope it wasn't tied to that.




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  Reply # 614057 23-Apr-2012 23:30 Send private message

pwner: When is the press event? the Samsung count down has ended and it looks like the site crashed so hope it wasn't tied to that.


I really doubt the 2degrees event is linked to the S3...

The teaser wasn't really much in the end, just a video and a stab at Apple
http://www.kitguru.net/desktop-pc/smartphone/blair-mcclelland/the-new-samsung-galaxy-smartphone-will-make-you-stand-out/

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  Reply # 614061 23-Apr-2012 23:45 Send private message

Well 2degrees eventually removed the placeholder page "Touch2pay with Snapper Mobile" an hour after I posted the link (plus one called "2degrees Shared Data" under "Pay Monthly")


Why push Touch2pay when all three telcos are making a unified payment platform?

I don't know, but maybe because...
  • this one is just linked to Snapper card credit and not credit cards/banks etc?
  • Snapper separately developed a platform and wanted a mobile telco to launch their own product? (Never heard of "Snapper Mobile" before)
NFC on tags, for payment, as bus cards etc. I look forward to using NFC for anything, because it still hasn't really taken off in Australia/New Zealand. 




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  Reply # 614097 24-Apr-2012 08:02 Send private message

freitasm: Just received: "Join 2degrees CEO, Eric Hertz, for an exclusive media event, as he unveils a New Zealand first technology that will revolutionise mobile handset usage."


Is it something to do with Winston Peters?

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  Reply # 614100 24-Apr-2012 08:11 Send private message

mattRSK: 
Is it something to do with Winston Peters?


If it is, I'm quitting...




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