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Reply # 883670 23-Aug-2013 22:26
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Hiamie: It was a deal I couldn't refuse. I have joined Skinny and left Vodafone after being with them for over a decade.

The killer reason for leaving Vodafone was the minimum $1 charge for data when used casually - just a few Kb of data each day meant $365 per year.
So I had to refrain from data use as much as possible. A work around was to put a second SIM in my dual sim phone, and use data from 2 degrees which charge only what I used.

This Skinny plan simplified everything for me, in one cheap plan. And I could pick my own number, so I found an easy to remember number with Skinny, and 'jumped ship'.

So far, for me, it has been the right choice :)


Sweet one m8.
I was also a long term VF customer of over 10 years.,
I like the weekly plan.
One example. Currently on holiday and realised on thursday that my data was going to run out before Friday night my roll over date. ( Im on the 260 mb/week add on)
So thursday pm I just cancelled my add on and switched to the 600 mb add one.
In was given a pro rata 170 mb which was more than enough to get me through.
Ill switch back to the 260 mb when my holiday is over.
What is also good is that the cost went up only $4 a week.
I was paying over $70 a month previously  




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  Reply # 883709 23-Aug-2013 23:45
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old3eyes: The plan looks good but guys can you pleaze put the prepay expiry date on the home page after you log in as Telecom and 2D do ..


It shows up when you log in. 

Look


EDIT: sorry thats a bit small. Closer:


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  Reply # 883710 23-Aug-2013 23:47
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psychrn:
Hiamie: It was a deal I couldn't refuse. I have joined Skinny and left Vodafone after being with them for over a decade.

The killer reason for leaving Vodafone was the minimum $1 charge for data when used casually - just a few Kb of data each day meant $365 per year.
So I had to refrain from data use as much as possible. A work around was to put a second SIM in my dual sim phone, and use data from 2 degrees which charge only what I used.

This Skinny plan simplified everything for me, in one cheap plan. And I could pick my own number, so I found an easy to remember number with Skinny, and 'jumped ship'.

So far, for me, it has been the right choice :)


Sweet one m8.
I was also a long term VF customer of over 10 years.,
I like the weekly plan.
One example. Currently on holiday and realised on thursday that my data was going to run out before Friday night my roll over date. ( Im on the 260 mb/week add on)
So thursday pm I just cancelled my add on and switched to the 600 mb add one.
In was given a pro rata 170 mb which was more than enough to get me through.
Ill switch back to the 260 mb when my holiday is over.
What is also good is that the cost went up only $4 a week.
I was paying over $70 a month previously  


Just make sure to cancel the addons before they renew before lots of addons renew at the same time without you wanting them

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  Reply # 883714 24-Aug-2013 00:21
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Printertech:
Hiamie: It was a deal I couldn't refuse. I have joined Skinny and left Vodafone after being with them for over a decade.

The killer reason for leaving Vodafone was the minimum $1 charge for data when used casually - just a few Kb of data each day meant $365 per year.
So I had to refrain from data use as much as possible. A work around was to put a second SIM in my dual sim phone, and use data from 2 degrees which charge only what I used.

This Skinny plan simplified everything for me, in one cheap plan. And I could pick my own number, so I found an easy to remember number with Skinny, and 'jumped ship'.

So far, for me, it has been the right choice :)


I have also a dual sim phone. Because the CDMA frequency is 850/2100, I use Skinny. My business number is still with 2 degrees. If Skinny had overseas roaming for Data, I would switch completely to Skinny.

No CDMA around anymore - its 3G known as UMTS/HSPA!

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  Reply # 883720 24-Aug-2013 00:44
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Yabanize:
psychrn:
Hiamie: It was a deal I couldn't refuse. I have joined Skinny and left Vodafone after being with them for over a decade.

The killer reason for leaving Vodafone was the minimum $1 charge for data when used casually - just a few Kb of data each day meant $365 per year.
So I had to refrain from data use as much as possible. A work around was to put a second SIM in my dual sim phone, and use data from 2 degrees which charge only what I used.

This Skinny plan simplified everything for me, in one cheap plan. And I could pick my own number, so I found an easy to remember number with Skinny, and 'jumped ship'.

So far, for me, it has been the right choice :)


Sweet one m8.
I was also a long term VF customer of over 10 years.,
I like the weekly plan.
One example. Currently on holiday and realised on thursday that my data was going to run out before Friday night my roll over date. ( Im on the 260 mb/week add on)
So thursday pm I just cancelled my add on and switched to the 600 mb add one.
In was given a pro rata 170 mb which was more than enough to get me through.
Ill switch back to the 260 mb when my holiday is over.
What is also good is that the cost went up only $4 a week.
I was paying over $70 a month previously  


Just make sure to cancel the addons before they renew before lots of addons renew at the same time without you wanting them


No worries. The 600mb replaces the 260mb and until I replace this this will carry on on the same date and time as before so no chance of errors.
When the time comes I just cancel the 600 and replace with the 260




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  Reply # 883852 24-Aug-2013 13:15
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psychrn:
Yabanize:
psychrn:
Hiamie: It was a deal I couldn't refuse. I have joined Skinny and left Vodafone after being with them for over a decade.

The killer reason for leaving Vodafone was the minimum $1 charge for data when used casually - just a few Kb of data each day meant $365 per year.
So I had to refrain from data use as much as possible. A work around was to put a second SIM in my dual sim phone, and use data from 2 degrees which charge only what I used.

This Skinny plan simplified everything for me, in one cheap plan. And I could pick my own number, so I found an easy to remember number with Skinny, and 'jumped ship'.

So far, for me, it has been the right choice :)


Sweet one m8.
I was also a long term VF customer of over 10 years.,
I like the weekly plan.
One example. Currently on holiday and realised on thursday that my data was going to run out before Friday night my roll over date. ( Im on the 260 mb/week add on)
So thursday pm I just cancelled my add on and switched to the 600 mb add one.
In was given a pro rata 170 mb which was more than enough to get me through.
Ill switch back to the 260 mb when my holiday is over.
What is also good is that the cost went up only $4 a week.
I was paying over $70 a month previously  


Just make sure to cancel the addons before they renew before lots of addons renew at the same time without you wanting them


No worries. The 600mb replaces the 260mb and until I replace this this will carry on on the same date and time as before so no chance of errors.
When the time comes I just cancel the 600 and replace with the 260


I know but sometimes ive added data600 or data200 on top of data40 and forgot to cancel it so they all renewed!

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  Reply # 883860 24-Aug-2013 13:31
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Yabanize:
old3eyes: The plan looks good but guys can you pleaze put the prepay expiry date on the home page after you log in as Telecom and 2D do ..


It shows up when you log in. 

Look


EDIT: sorry thats a bit small. Closer:


No .  That only shows when  your combo expires and not the expiry  of your prepay credit..




Regards,

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  Reply # 883861 24-Aug-2013 13:32
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eXDee:
Printertech:
Hiamie: It was a deal I couldn't refuse. I have joined Skinny and left Vodafone after being with them for over a decade.

The killer reason for leaving Vodafone was the minimum $1 charge for data when used casually - just a few Kb of data each day meant $365 per year.
So I had to refrain from data use as much as possible. A work around was to put a second SIM in my dual sim phone, and use data from 2 degrees which charge only what I used.

This Skinny plan simplified everything for me, in one cheap plan. And I could pick my own number, so I found an easy to remember number with Skinny, and 'jumped ship'.

So far, for me, it has been the right choice :)


I have also a dual sim phone. Because the CDMA frequency is 850/2100, I use Skinny. My business number is still with 2 degrees. If Skinny had overseas roaming for Data, I would switch completely to Skinny.

No CDMA around anymore - its 3G known as UMTS/HSPA!


AKA   WCDMA..




Regards,

Old3eyes




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  Reply # 883982 24-Aug-2013 18:24
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See they've added a sneaky $0.18 per voicemail access recently though. Used to just use 1 included minute.

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  Reply # 884007 24-Aug-2013 19:22
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At least they let you turn it to not let people leave messages, negating the need to ever call it.




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  Reply # 884130 25-Aug-2013 09:48
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tritex: See they've added a sneaky $0.18 per voicemail access recently though. Used to just use 1 included minute.


It seems that all carriers  do this bit of rape and pillage.  It should be included in your minute plans just as MMS should be included in your SMS plan but it's not  and  it's charged at 20 ~ 50c  extra per message..




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old3eyes:
tritex: See they've added a sneaky $0.18 per voicemail access recently though. Used to just use 1 included minute.


It seems that all carriers  do this bit of rape and pillage.  It should be included in your minute plans just as MMS should be included in your SMS plan but it's not  and  it's charged at 20 ~ 50c  extra per message..

Pretty sure voicemail on 2degrees just uses my plan minutes? I'm on the old prepay, maybe the new one is different? Not sure if it uses 1 minute or as many minutes as you're on the phone for. If it charges you 20c (or whatever) couldn't you just call your phone and access voicemail that way (usually using * or whatever during the message)?

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  Reply # 884527 26-Aug-2013 10:39
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bazzer:
old3eyes:
tritex: See they've added a sneaky $0.18 per voicemail access recently though. Used to just use 1 included minute.


It seems that all carriers  do this bit of rape and pillage.  It should be included in your minute plans just as MMS should be included in your SMS plan but it's not  and  it's charged at 20 ~ 50c  extra per message..

If it charges you 20c (or whatever) couldn't you just call your phone and access voicemail that way (usually using * or whatever during the message)?


Very good idea. ..Will try it..




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bazzer:
old3eyes:
tritex: See they've added a sneaky $0.18 per voicemail access recently though. Used to just use 1 included minute.


It seems that all carriers  do this bit of rape and pillage.  It should be included in your minute plans just as MMS should be included in your SMS plan but it's not  and  it's charged at 20 ~ 50c  extra per message..

Pretty sure voicemail on 2degrees just uses my plan minutes? I'm on the old prepay, maybe the new one is different? Not sure if it uses 1 minute or as many minutes as you're on the phone for. If it charges you 20c (or whatever) couldn't you just call your phone and access voicemail that way (usually using * or whatever during the message)?


If you're on our Carryover Combo or Carryover Chat Packs calls to Voicemail deduct a minute from your included minutes.

^POB

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  Reply # 885115 27-Aug-2013 08:45
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old3eyes:
bazzer:
old3eyes:
tritex: See they've added a sneaky $0.18 per voicemail access recently though. Used to just use 1 included minute.


It seems that all carriers  do this bit of rape and pillage.  It should be included in your minute plans just as MMS should be included in your SMS plan but it's not  and  it's charged at 20 ~ 50c  extra per message..

If it charges you 20c (or whatever) couldn't you just call your phone and access voicemail that way (usually using * or whatever during the message)?


Very good idea. ..Will try it..


Not on Telecom post pay.  You still get charged 20c for voicemail access..




Regards,

Old3eyes


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