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Reply # 672824 15-Aug-2012 14:04 Send private message

SaltyNZ: We call them COWs because we can MOOVE them around.


Oh, for goodness sake...






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  Reply # 672836 15-Aug-2012 14:21 Send private message

Will these become permanent?




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  Reply # 672854 15-Aug-2012 14:41 Send private message

Couldn't park one in Ohakune over the winter could ya?Laughing

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2DegreesCare: Hi guys,

I can confirm it's a COW (cell on wheels).

We've got 7 of them dotted around the country at the following sites -

Matamata
Cambridge
Blenheim (3 sites)
Picton
Cromwell

These give more of our customers access to mobile broadband around New Zealand.

Cheers
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  Reply # 672944 15-Aug-2012 17:16 Send private message

SaltyNZ:
2DegreesCare: Hi guys,

I can confirm it's a COW (cell on wheels).

We've got 7 of them dotted around the country at the following sites -

Matamata
Cambridge
Blenheim (3 sites)
Picton
Cromwell

These give more of our customers access to mobile broadband around New Zealand.

Cheers
^POB


We call them COWs because we can MOOVE them around.


OK, don't milk it!  Foot in Mouth

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  Reply # 672952 15-Aug-2012 17:20 Send private message

can I now buy a data zone modem or does the man who changes the coverage map have to do some thing?

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  Reply # 672962 15-Aug-2012 17:37 Send private message

coffeebaron: Will these become permanent?


Maybe, at this stage we can't say.

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  Reply # 673338 16-Aug-2012 15:12 Send private message

GEOMAX: can I now buy a data zone modem or does the man who changes the coverage map have to do some thing?


can I assume that as I am in a 2degrees cell site area it is in a 2degrees  data zone area or is switched of until announced etc?

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  Reply # 673340 16-Aug-2012 15:15 Send private message

GEOMAX:
GEOMAX: can I now buy a data zone modem or does the man who changes the coverage map have to do some thing?


can I assume that as I am in a 2degrees cell site area it is in a 2degrees  data zone area or is switched of until announced etc?


Yes, as long as you're actually on the 2degrees network broadband zone packs will work. We don't announce them as BB zones until the work is finished though, because the effective coverage borders will move around while the RF guys are optimising it. So, go ahead if you like, but YMMV.




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  Reply # 676537 24-Aug-2012 18:14 Send private message

Im in leamington just over the bridge from the 2degrees cell tower, its been active for a while now, ive been using it on a 2degrees MBB stick and have had no problems, i can even get the signal from the raceway in taylor street.  Has a reasonable range, although would like to see another one out towards the high school way to extend the coverage 


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