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  #243211 5-Aug-2009 19:53
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I'm starting to think they're going by letters of the alphabet, not first-come-first-served basis.




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  #243213 5-Aug-2009 19:59
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I am not impressed with 2o coverage here - shows as full signal but I made a call to use the 22c rate and the other person could hardly hear me despite it showing full signal. Looks like they have the same lying signal meter technology that vodafone have on GSM




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  #243227 5-Aug-2009 20:32
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richms: I am not impressed with 2o coverage here - shows as full signal but I made a call to use the 22c rate and the other person could hardly hear me despite it showing full signal. Looks like they have the same lying signal meter technology that vodafone have on GSM



Hi where is here? I take it you are using 2° own towers (not roaming on vodafone)


Did you try and talk louder (that was a joke comment!)


Try the phone in other places tommorow, is the phone a good one( like not faulty)?

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  #243236 5-Aug-2009 21:09
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richms: I am not impressed with 2o coverage here - shows as full signal but I made a call to use the 22c rate and the other person could hardly hear me despite it showing full signal. Looks like they have the same lying signal meter technology that vodafone have on GSM


Lying signal meter? Uh, I think you just need a new phone.





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  #243256 5-Aug-2009 22:03
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richms:
kfella2000: I have mine turned on on my N95 and New Plymouth usually shows up on the main screen about a third of the way down on the right hand side


ok, well nothing shows at all other then the normal home screen stuff.

Will have another handset on tuesday to try one in and will let you know how it goes.


I started using my N95 with a 2degrees simcard today and low and behold New Plymouth showed up again so cellinfo does show on 2degrees. But in saying that down here we are roaming on Vodafones network so I wouldnt know if cellinfo will show up if you are on one of 2degrees cell sites.

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  #243295 5-Aug-2009 22:49
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magu: I'm starting to think they're going by letters of the alphabet, not first-come-first-served basis.


My surname starts with V, got my card yesterday in the mail and worked fine.  I'm in Auckland.  Had setup my account and selected the new number I wanted before their on-line system went down ;-).




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  #243331 6-Aug-2009 06:28
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Maybe going by first name? My surname starts with F, but so far nada. And I registered for the chinwag on the night that it came out.




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  #243342 6-Aug-2009 07:45
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My first name starts with C and I got my "SIM is on its way" text on day one.

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  #243360 6-Aug-2009 09:16
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My First name starts with A and surname J. Registered on day 1. Still no TXT or SIM




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  #243374 6-Aug-2009 10:06
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My surname starts with W, got my txt last night ...



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andrewcnz:
richms: I am not impressed with 2o coverage here - shows as full signal but I made a call to use the 22c rate and the other person could hardly hear me despite it showing full signal. Looks like they have the same lying signal meter technology that vodafone have on GSM



Hi where is here? I take it you are using 2° own towers (not roaming on vodafone)


Did you try and talk louder (that was a joke comment!)


Try the phone in other places tommorow, is the phone a good one( like not faulty)?


In beach haven so yes, on 2° own towers -

phone is a 3 day old N97 so no, not a phone issue, and it gives me good performance on vodafone.

It just seems that the signal meter is wrong, just like on vodafone in many places where it shows as full, but simply putting your hand over the antenna of the phone is enough to make it start to break up and drop to nothing.

Compare with telecom cdma where it will actually go up and down as you move the phone around, and when its on one bar it usually works ok. I have used vodafone gsm a few times over the last couple of days since the handset is in dual mode now to the 2° sim will work and it has also just sat on full signal when using the vodafone gsm on a call.




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  #243407 6-Aug-2009 11:35
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I received four for my family on Tuesday, so it is not by first name.

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  #243541 6-Aug-2009 16:12

I sure hope not too many go missing courtesy of NZ Post. The Envelopes were branded I think.

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  #243547 6-Aug-2009 16:23
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My first name starts with A and last name D and I got my text today saying it's coming and should be here tomorrowish

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  #243553 6-Aug-2009 16:37
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patrickstarr: My first name is A and last name D and I got my text today saying it's coming and should be here tomorrowish


So you're named A D? That sure is a short name.
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