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Topic # 112099 26-Nov-2012 14:30 Send private message

Our $19 Text Combo has been upsized until 30 of June 2013 so now you get even more Mins, Texts and Data all in one simple Prepay pack. Get All You Need Text*, 50 mins of talk time to any network in NZ and 500MB of national 3G Data. Plus you’ll get free calls* to 2degrees mobiles until 31 of January 2013. It’s our best value Combo ever!

http://www.2degreesmobile.co.nz/prepay/pricing/value-packs/19combos/text19

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  Reply # 723090 26-Nov-2012 14:33 Send private message

Yeah just saw that on the FB feed, crazy! Wonder when it kicks in (to new packs activated from today or existing packs).

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  Reply # 723099 26-Nov-2012 15:02 Send private message

we only need Vodafone to follow suit and then everybody will get it. :D

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  Reply # 723112 26-Nov-2012 15:27

UPGRADE THE PLANS! omg that's awesome!




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  Reply # 723116 26-Nov-2012 15:33 Send private message

NonprayingMantis: we only need Vodafone to follow suit and then everybody will get it. :D

Or for everyone to switch to 2Degrees.

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  Reply # 723132 26-Nov-2012 16:14 Send private message




Stupid me and signing my life away to a contract.. however when it eventually expires in ~8 months there will be some glorious prepay deals out (if the current trend continues!) My 7 years of being on contract will definitely becoming to an end!!

The competition in the mobile space in the last few weeks has been amazing, keep it up!

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  Reply # 723133 26-Nov-2012 16:15

Skolink:
NonprayingMantis: we only need Vodafone to follow suit and then everybody will get it. :D

Or for everyone to switch to 2Degrees.


VF just lost another 50,000 customers, this deal might make them jump quicker. It's good to see that competition is finally heating up in NZ! After TC is now on 1.7Mill and 2d is on 1Mil things will heat up for the #2 spot.




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  Reply # 723149 26-Nov-2012 16:29 Send private message

SteveON:
Skolink:
NonprayingMantis: we only need Vodafone to follow suit and then everybody will get it. :D

Or for everyone to switch to 2Degrees.


VF just lost another 50,000 customers, this deal might make them jump quicker. It's good to see that competition is finally heating up in NZ! After TC is now on 1.7Mill and 2d is on 1Mil things will heat up for the #2 spot.


And Skinny doesn't seem to be retaining mobile market share at telecom.

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  Reply # 723406 27-Nov-2012 09:05

ajw:
SteveON:
Skolink:
NonprayingMantis: we only need Vodafone to follow suit and then everybody will get it. :D

Or for everyone to switch to 2Degrees.


VF just lost another 50,000 customers, this deal might make them jump quicker. It's good to see that competition is finally heating up in NZ! After TC is now on 1.7Mill and 2d is on 1Mil things will heat up for the #2 spot.


And Skinny doesn't seem to be retaining mobile market share at telecom.


How do you know this? They seem to be doing very well...




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  Reply # 724125 28-Nov-2012 12:06 Send private message

Does this apply to current packs or only the next purchased one? Thank you.

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  Reply # 724136 28-Nov-2012 12:26 Send private message

mattRSK: Does this apply to current packs or only the next purchased one? Thank you.


Any packs purchased after about midnight last Sunday.




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  Reply # 724147 28-Nov-2012 12:41 Send private message

Isn't this just copying what Telecom have with 10 less anytime minutes?




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  Reply # 724188 28-Nov-2012 13:44 Send private message

My how things change with market share... If you can't beat them, join them eh?? I honestly hope this isn't a slippery slope of 2D morphing into just another regular old lumbering telco. I've enjoyed being a customer of the nimble, competitive 2D and would hate to see that change.

This was 2D's position on on-net deals just over a year ago:

"Consumers would benefit if there was a ban on on-net pricing," 2degrees' point man on regulatory issues Mat Bolland told NBR.

"Kiwis should not have to worry about paying more to call or text friends and family on a different mobile network." 

http://www.nbr.co.nz/article/2degrees-wants-best-mates-man-ck-100603

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  Reply # 724199 28-Nov-2012 14:09 Send private message

SaltyNZ:
mattRSK: Does this apply to current packs or only the next purchased one? Thank you.


Any packs purchased after about midnight last Sunday.


Excellent, thank you!

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  Reply # 724205 28-Nov-2012 14:18 Send private message

mattgreen: My how things change with market share... If you can't beat them, join them eh?? I honestly hope this isn't a slippery slope of 2D morphing into just another regular old lumbering telco. I've enjoyed being a customer of the nimble, competitive 2D and would hate to see that change.

This was 2D's position on on-net deals just over a year ago:

"Consumers would benefit if there was a ban on on-net pricing," 2degrees' point man on regulatory issues Mat Bolland told NBR.

"Kiwis should not have to worry about paying more to call or text friends and family on a different mobile network." 

http://www.nbr.co.nz/article/2degrees-wants-best-mates-man-ck-100603


Suppose it also comes down to how much coverage they have on their own network throughout the country. The less they have to pay vodafone for roaming fees the costs of calling come down.

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  Reply # 724207 28-Nov-2012 14:27 Send private message

ajw: Our $19 Text Combo has been upsized until 30 of June 2013 so now you get even more Mins, Texts and Data all in one simple Prepay pack. Get All You Need Text*, 50 mins of talk time to any network in NZ and 500MB of national 3G Data. Plus you’ll get free calls* to 2degrees mobiles until 31 of January 2013. It’s our best value Combo ever!

http://www.2degreesmobile.co.nz/prepay/pricing/value-packs/19combos/text19


What's the bet this will become permanent... just like the launch mobile broadband zone pack sizes.

Don't see what the benefit in advertising "until $date" when you're likely to make it permanent.  All it does is scare off potential customers who think "well, sure, but I can't be arsed changing providers every 6 months, I'll switch to whoever's non-time-limited plans are the best".

So this wouldn't entice me to switch to 2degrees.  But since I'm already your customer and fully expect this will become permanent, not a problem.

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