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Topic # 96747 3-Feb-2012 12:31
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hi, so my house just happens to be in the middle of a coverage dead spot, where my phone quite frequently loses coverage completely and i miss calls and texts.

Last night when I couldn't get onto 2degrees' network i tried to connect to the Vodafone tower, which i actually have line of sight too, by bunnings in shirley. Of course that tower is locked out by 2degrees for roaming.

I was wondering if either 2degrees would unlock this tower to fill the coverage dead patch or co locate on either the telecom or Vodafone tower witch i have line of sight to. 

I realise 2degrees is a budget phone company but it would be nice to have coverage in my own home :) 





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  Reply # 581382 14-Feb-2012 15:02
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You could report it to 2Degrees officially (like via phone or email). If it's only affecting you i wouldn't hold my breath.

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  Reply # 581507 14-Feb-2012 19:06
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It's interesting to note Vodafone roaming still works in Tauranga and it's been months since its become a broadband zone. But it's not very often my phone even selects Vodafone, as the signal in most places around Tauranga is a lot stronger from the 2degrees towers.You can lock your phone onto Vodafone and it will work(not that you would want to!)





 
 
 
 




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  Reply # 581662 15-Feb-2012 09:16
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it would affect everyone that lives around me. I'm not sure who's on what network though..

because even on the street the coverage is bad.





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