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  Reply # 690375 24-Sep-2012 08:03 Send private message

Kyanar: Is it Masterton or Masteron? I can't decide! (And nor can 2degrees!)


Masterton

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  Reply # 690763 24-Sep-2012 18:02 Send private message

Hi all

We are currently testing and our network in the Wairarapa ready for roll-out in the near future, so customers may see 'H' or 'E' showing on their handset or device in some areas.

However you may also experience the some drops while this optimization takes place. We appreciate your patience while get things right.

We'll let you know when it's a live and official MBB zone - http://www.2degreesmobile.co.nz/mobilebroadband/broadbandzones

Cheers
^POB

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  Reply # 690845 24-Sep-2012 21:17 Send private message

I think you will find it is currently only Vodafone roaming. Theres no RSM licenses held as yet in the Wairarapa for 2D. (www.rsm.govt.nz) I would imagine without a RSM license a tower cannot broadcast.... The two recently built Masterton towers aren't broadcasting as of my last search at 20:30 tonight using two different handsets (900MHZ, 2100MHZ UMTS & 900MHZ GSM all being covered across the two)

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  Reply # 702248 16-Oct-2012 21:37 Send private message

Now live! It appears 900Mhz GSM / WCDMA and 2100Mhz WCDMA are operating.

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  Reply # 702254 16-Oct-2012 22:07 Send private message

tritex: Now live! It appears 900Mhz GSM / WCDMA and 2100Mhz WCDMA are operating.


Wheres the Like button?

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  Reply # 702608 17-Oct-2012 17:02 Send private message

tritex: Now live! It appears 900Mhz GSM / WCDMA and 2100Mhz WCDMA are operating.


Just to confirm is this between Feartherston and Masterton and what about north of Masterton.

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  Reply # 703048 18-Oct-2012 16:12 Send private message

ajw:
tritex: Now live! It appears 900Mhz GSM / WCDMA and 2100Mhz WCDMA are operating.


Just to confirm is this between Feartherston and Masterton and what about north of Masterton.


Urban Masterton only from my testing. I'm pretty sure they haven't actually built any other sites in the Wairarapa yet other than the Masterton Two.

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  Reply # 703054 18-Oct-2012 16:21 Send private message

tritex:
ajw:
tritex: Now live! It appears 900Mhz GSM / WCDMA and 2100Mhz WCDMA are operating.


Just to confirm is this between Feartherston and Masterton and what about north of Masterton.


Urban Masterton only from my testing. I'm pretty sure they haven't actually built any other sites in the Wairarapa yet other than the Masterton Two.


Probably still in their testing phases as its not updated on their website yet

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  Reply # 718881 17-Nov-2012 19:53 Send private message

South Wairarapa 2D coverage appears usable as of today. Appears to be Carterton, Greytown, Featherston and Martinborough. Co-located on VF's towers near Carterton and Martinborough.

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  Reply # 718897 17-Nov-2012 20:27 Send private message

tritex: South Wairarapa 2D coverage appears usable as of today. Appears to be Carterton, Greytown, Featherston and Martinborough. Co-located on VF's towers near Carterton and Martinborough.


If they put towers in the middle of Greytown and Martinborugh they will get more instant customers as Telecom and vodafone are lacking in these areas.

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  Reply # 718900 17-Nov-2012 20:40 Send private message

Both VF and Telecom have sites pretty close to The Square in Martinborough.

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  Reply # 718907 17-Nov-2012 21:07 Send private message

To celebrate here's a Google Earth file I've made of all the NZ cellsites locations which shows many new site for 2degrees including the Masterton/Carterton ones, and many more.



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  Reply # 718908 17-Nov-2012 21:21 Send private message

I noticed a few weeks ago that there were a few people on the Kurpuni site putting another, bigger microwave dish pointing at what would be the Carterton Site. The KML is missing the other cell in Masterton.




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  Reply # 718915 17-Nov-2012 21:46 Send private message

naggyman, are you saying there's a third 2d tower in Masterton?

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  Reply # 718971 18-Nov-2012 09:02 Send private message

sbiddle: Both VF and Telecom have sites pretty close to The Square in Martinborough.


Ah ok I though it was on the hill on the side of town as I have been able to pickup Vodafones Martinborugh tower in Greytown, unless there is more than 1 of course.

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