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Topic # 113929 1-Feb-2013 20:47 Send private message

Just reading this from Android Authority and I was surprised to see NZ being mentioned!

http://www.androidauthority.com/galaxy-s4-launch-happening-early-april-new-zealand-contest-152655/


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  Reply # 754570 1-Feb-2013 21:01 Send private message

And in related news, 2* loses their license to sell the Samsung Galaxy SIV - Actually, Samsung ain't Apple so this might never happen.




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  Reply # 754574 1-Feb-2013 21:08 Send private message

michaelmurfy: And in related news, 2* loses their license to sell the Samsung Galaxy SIV - Actually, Samsung ain't Apple so this might never happen.


Hi Michael, can you elaborate a bit more?  Do u have a link to the story?  Sounds interesting.

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  Reply # 754590 1-Feb-2013 21:54 Send private message

That was a sarcastic comment, made in jest.






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  Reply # 754592 1-Feb-2013 22:12 Send private message

freitasm: That was a sarcastic comment, made in jest.


well...


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  Reply # 754599 1-Feb-2013 22:25 Send private message

wonder if that'll make apple quiver and release the much needed 5S to help them make more than the miserly 40 million quid that was so disappointing

edit: was it billion

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  Reply # 755161 3-Feb-2013 18:24 Send private message

no one picked up on the different plan charges there.... *snif snif* something in the wind?
edit: reading the comments on that blog - could be a hoax?

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  Reply # 755165 3-Feb-2013 18:31 Send private message

vita: no one picked up on the different plan charges there.... *snif snif* something in the wind?
edit: reading the comments on that blog - could be a hoax?


Received a press release today with embargo breaking at 5am tomorrow.





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  Reply # 755168 3-Feb-2013 18:40 Send private message

vita: no one picked up on the different plan charges there.... *snif snif* something in the wind?

My guess: Mobile Broadband plans available nationwide with no extra charges for roaming on Vodafone (now that 2d has extended the network to cover most major towns).

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  Reply # 755169 3-Feb-2013 18:41 Send private message

Hmm, what new plans?

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  Reply # 755307 4-Feb-2013 07:15 Send private message

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vita: no one picked up on the different plan charges there.... *snif snif* something in the wind?
edit: reading the comments on that blog - could be a hoax?


Received a press release today with embargo breaking at 5am tomorrow.



Sooooo.... are we able to be let in on the secret yet? #waitingwithbatedbreath




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  Reply # 755313 4-Feb-2013 07:33 Send private message

Something about new plans, but nothing about the phone.




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  Reply # 755317 4-Feb-2013 07:42 Send private message

Actually, scratch that. There isn't anything new on the press release.






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  Reply # 755320 4-Feb-2013 07:53 Send private message

So what is the news release about then?

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  Reply # 755321 4-Feb-2013 07:55 Send private message

Well they are on the website, so ok to talk about I suppose.

http://www.2degreesmobile.co.nz/paymonthly/plans

Look pretty good for the most part, they have removed the bonus mins and data and increased the standard minutes and gb in the plans so it scales up better the more you pay. Lower plans therefore look similar to what they did before accounting for the bonus mins and data, but higher plans have more minutes and data. Makes it simpler to understand how carryover minutes work too without having to work out your bonus minute usage first etc.


Suspect the bit where it says voicemail is $12 per minute is a typo, may want to look into that.

Overage rates have also gone up. 69cpm on the $29 plan, and 49cpm on the others. Used to be 44c.
Also, I thought I remembered international texting was 9c on 2degrees, but the new plans show it to be 20c, but my memory could be wrong.

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  Reply # 755329 4-Feb-2013 08:21 Send private message

Thanks for the tip about the new plans, I'd just changed to the old $39 plan (which the online system actually calls "old"), so I switched to the new $39 plan.




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