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Topic # 8388 26-Jun-2006 14:58
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Voda are offering 250MB for £25 or 1GB for £45. T-Mobile are offering 1GB for £17. Launch DL max is 1.8Mbps with 3.6 and 7.2 due next year.

T-Mobile are very competitive at approx NZD51.00

Just goes to show that mobile data is a competitively priced in NZ.




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Reply # 39656 26-Jun-2006 15:34
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Jama: Just goes to show that mobile data is a competitively priced in NZ.

Thats not really true. You cannot just convert the currency and compare that. You must look at what £1 will buy in the UK compared with what $1 will buy here.

Paying £17 for 1Gb is like paying a little over $20 for it here

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  Reply # 39657 26-Jun-2006 15:56
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What Brad said. You can't make direct £ for NZ$ comparisons, and just a single country? Hmm.




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  Reply # 39658 26-Jun-2006 16:08
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The Vodafone UK pricing is the equivalent of what we pay here but t-mobile is less than half! However i guess they have the customers and easier access to them than the mobile companies here to justify such a price



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  Reply # 39663 26-Jun-2006 16:46
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juha: What Brad said. You can't make direct £ for NZ$ comparisons, and just a single country? Hmm.


Alright smarties I know that. We could get into Purchasing Power Parity comparisons for a standard basket of goods 'yawn' but who could be bothered.




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  Reply # 39668 26-Jun-2006 16:56
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Jama: Alright smarties I know that. We could get into Purchasing Power Parity comparisons for a standard basket of goods 'yawn' but who could be bothered.

That could be a lot of fun. Or not.
Jama you were right with your original comment though, when compared with Voda UK we do have competitive pricing

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Jama: Alright smarties I know that. We could get into Purchasing Power Parity comparisons for a standard basket of goods 'yawn' but who could be bothered.


The OECD, World Bank...Myself and quite a few others, as it provides a relevant base for making fair comparisons.

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  Reply # 40251 1-Jul-2006 01:39
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Except that $49 for 1 gig is as useless a thing as $15 for 100 minuites of talk time when your needs vary greatly from the one available compeditive offering.  




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