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Topic # 104814 20-Jun-2012 22:35 Send private message

Hey guys,

 

I was wondering, are 2degrees own sites only the sites that are in the mobile broadband zones?

Or do they have their own 2g sites elsewhere as well?

 

So is every 2degrees cell site 2100mhz 3G? as well as 900mhz 2G?

 

Are all 2degrees sites EDGE?

 

So if the only 2degrees towers are the ones that are in the mobile broadband zones, then one would only get Edge speeds while in a mobile broadband zone, yes?

 

 

I tried my best to word that and make sense, I can't figure it out, so I knew you guys would have an answer.

*shurgs*

I ask because my main phone, a defy, recently died and am going to be using a 2G handset for a while, and wanted to make sense of it all.

 

Cheers.

 

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  Reply # 644075 20-Jun-2012 23:09 Send private message

2degrees have their own sites in the mbb zones. Almost all the sites have 2G 900 and 3G 2100. A few also have 2G 1800, and most of the new sites outside akl, wlg, chc have 3G 900 as well. I think pretty much all their network supports edge, though when you are outside their coverage and roaming on vodafone you will drop down to gprs if you only have a 2G handset.



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Master Geek


  Reply # 644100 21-Jun-2012 01:06 Send private message

Ah Thankyou, I appreciate the response, very detailed.

Right, so to clear that all up, 2degrees has no sites outside of its mobile broadband zones?
And all the sites within the Mobile broadband zones supports 900mhz 2G and 2100mhz 3G?
Correct?

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  Reply # 644110 21-Jun-2012 06:19

wherever there is a 2d site there is a mobile broadband site. Check out bartenders blog for the exact locations.




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  Reply # 644117 21-Jun-2012 07:07 Send private message

traversd: Hey guys,

 

I was wondering, are 2degrees own sites only the sites that are in the mobile broadband zones?

Or do they have their own 2g sites elsewhere as well?



All 2d sites are 2G & 3G sites.

 

So is every 2degrees cell site 2100mhz 3G? as well as 900mhz 2G?


All 3G sites have 2100MHz. Some - particularly in the newer towns - also have UMTS 900.
 

Are all 2degrees sites EDGE?


Yes.
 

So if the only 2degrees towers are the ones that are in the mobile broadband zones, then one would only get Edge speeds while in a mobile broadband zone, yes?


Only if the 3G signal where you happened to be standing wasn't strong enough.
 

 






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Master Geek


  Reply # 644496 21-Jun-2012 22:43 Send private message

Alright, makes sense to me, much appreciated!

Many thanks.
Have a great weekend.

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  Reply # 644516 22-Jun-2012 00:35 Send private message

SaltyNZ:All 3G sites have 2100MHz. Some - particularly in the newer towns - also have UMTS 900.
 

Hamilton?

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  Reply # 644623 22-Jun-2012 11:21 Send private message

Pretty sure UMTS 900 sites are only in 3rd wave rollout (after hamilton/tauranga) but saltyNZ knows best :)

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  Reply # 644624 22-Jun-2012 11:22 Send private message

eXDee:
SaltyNZ:All 3G sites have 2100MHz. Some - particularly in the newer towns - also have UMTS 900.
 

Hamilton?


Yes the Tron is 900 UMTS. 

^POB

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