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Topic # 116622 4-May-2013 21:29
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Does anybody know what network Skinny uses to roam on in the States ? Do you need to do anything special before you leave NZ to be able to roam over there ?
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  Reply # 811366 4-May-2013 21:47
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I'd say AT&T by default if they use the same agreements as their parent company, Telecom.





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  Reply # 811391 4-May-2013 22:31
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Im with Skinny but geesze the roaming prices seem horrendous plus no data which im sure is important for more folk who require functionality for smartphones.
I always swear by finding a local Telecomunication partner to use one of there Sim cards which would be a lot more cost effective.
Albeit the trouble of notifying friends and colleagues your number but that shouldnt be hard.




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  Reply # 811392 4-May-2013 22:32
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Remember Telecom does a $10/day data roaming to the USA. If you're there for less than a week it's worth it instead of picking a local SIM.

Skinny doesn't seem to be part of this deal.




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  Reply # 811407 5-May-2013 00:18
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freitasm: Remember Telecom does a $10/day data roaming to the USA. If you're there for less than a week it's worth it instead of picking a local SIM.

Skinny doesn't seem to be part of this deal.


XT prepaid isn't either. The $6/10 roaming deals only apply to post paid customers




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  Reply # 817361 14-May-2013 12:53
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slliwgd: Does anybody know what network Skinny uses to roam on in the States ? Do you need to do anything special before you leave NZ to be able to roam over there ?
Thanks.


Hi

You should be good to go in the USA - no setup required.  Rates are$1.00 Call to NZ
$2.00 Calls within USA or to other countries

$0.70 per Text
$1.00 per minute to receive calls
We don't have data roaming.

Cheers

Paul



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