Geekzone: technology news, blogs, forums
Guest
Welcome Guest.
You haven't logged in yet. If you don't have an account you can register now.




473 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 60

Trusted

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/


View this topic in a long page with up to 500 replies per page Create new topic
 1 | 2
5309 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 2002

Trusted
Subscriber

  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.




Michael Murphy | https://murfy.nz
Want to be with an awesome ISP? Want $20 credit too? Use this link to sign up to BigPipe.
The Router Guide | Community UniFi Cloud Controller | Ubiquiti Edgerouter Tutorial




473 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 60

Trusted

  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.

BDFL - Memuneh
56769 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 8595

Administrator
Trusted
Geekzone
Subscriber

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

That was a sarcastic comment, made in jest.






473 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 60

Trusted

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

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


well...


15165 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 1625

Trusted

  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

68 posts

Master Geek


  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?

BDFL - Memuneh
56769 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 8595

Administrator
Trusted
Geekzone
Subscriber

  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.





5248 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 618

Trusted
Subscriber

  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).

2331 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 79


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

Hmm, what new plans?

2419 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 258

Trusted
Subscriber

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

freitasm:
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




My views (except when I am looking out their windows) are not those of my employer.

BDFL - Memuneh
56769 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 8595

Administrator
Trusted
Geekzone
Subscriber

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

Something about new plans, but nothing about the phone.




BDFL - Memuneh
56769 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 8595

Administrator
Trusted
Geekzone
Subscriber

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

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






473 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 60

Trusted

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

So what is the news release about then?

6356 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 1520


  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.

11564 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 1636

Trusted
Subscriber

  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.




Amazon Certified Solution Architect, Sysop Adminstrator, and Developer (all associate)
TOGAF certified enterprise architect
Professional photographer


 1 | 2
View this topic in a long page with up to 500 replies per page Create new topic



Twitter »

Follow us to receive Twitter updates when new discussions are posted in our forums:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when news items and blogs are posted in our frontpage:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when tech item prices are listed in our price comparison site:






Geekzone Live »

Try automatic live updates from Geekzone directly in your browser, without refreshing the page, with Geekzone Live now.



Are you subscribed to our RSS feed? You can download the latest headlines and summaries from our stories directly to your computer or smartphone by using a feed reader.

Alternatively, you can receive a daily email with Geekzone updates.