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#31553 22-Mar-2009 02:47
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Sister is leaving NZ for a month in may, telecom launch in june - wants to move to telecom when she gets back, so is it possible to port to them and only have a roaming sim for the month-6 weeks while away, and then change to the new network when she is back?

Shes on vodafone at the moment on an old $20 plan, and they are being stupid about adding traveller and wanting a resign on a term to be able to move (and a more expensive plan)

I can give her a recently freed up cdma phone to port to if needed but it seems crazy if she can just port a couple of days before leaving and then come back and get a shiney new phone then.




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  #202562 22-Mar-2009 08:29
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Once you port to Telecom you are on Telecom - regardless of network. She will port and start using CDMA, ask for a roaming SIM, go away, when back to New Zealand she can just use a CDMA handset or ask Telecom for a SIM on the new network.

If she is on a contract with Telecom when the new network comes in she will even have a credit to apply towards a new 3G handset.




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