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  Reply # 1047259 17-May-2014 21:22
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you can get them at the supermarket? hmm ... too late!

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  Reply # 1047264 17-May-2014 21:26
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joker97: you can get them at the supermarket? hmm ... too late!


Yeah you can, they're $4 instead of $2..

Their devices are sold online and at resellers, They dont have shops like telecom and vodafone do, but you can get help online or on the phone

 
 
 
 


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  Reply # 1047269 17-May-2014 21:30
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Yabanize: Yeah you can, they're $4 instead of $2..

Ah, I didn't realise that, although I think that they were on special the other day; I'm pretty sure that I saw them in New World for $5 with $5 free credit or something (I might have the dollar value wrong but I'm pretty sure that the SIM itself was free overall). I have no idea whether that's still current or not though!

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  Reply # 1047270 17-May-2014 21:31
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Behodar:
Yabanize: Yeah you can, they're $4 instead of $2..

Ah, I didn't realise that, although I think that they were on special the other day; I'm pretty sure that I saw them in New World for $5 with $5 free credit or something (I might have the dollar value wrong but I'm pretty sure that the SIM itself was free overall). I have no idea whether that's still current or not though!


Older sims used to be $4 and come with a free $4 weekly combo, But since the monthly combos came out that no longer happens unless new world still has some old sims

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  Reply # 1047337 18-May-2014 09:00
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Behodar: Yes, receiving SMS is always free.

 

But sending is 70c.  Way cheaper at 44c to call back to NZ.




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  Reply # 1047969 19-May-2014 12:57
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can i top up exactly $16 just enough for a combo? on XT you can, on voda you can't

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  Reply # 1047970 19-May-2014 12:59
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joker97: can i top up exactly $16 just enough for a combo? on XT you can, on voda you can't


Yup, if you do it online via credit/debit card

 

It can save your details for topping up easy next time by just using a 4 digit pin which you can also do by the *888# menu once its setup

 

 

 

I hear the online topup system is down at the moment though..



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  Reply # 1047985 19-May-2014 13:21
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ok i'm going for it!



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  Reply # 1048017 19-May-2014 14:15
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skinny website is down?

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  Reply # 1048141 19-May-2014 15:36
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joker97: skinny website is down?


Yeah it is at the moment D: It isnt usually though, this is a rare occurrence

 

 

 

Well it looks like it might be back up now?

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  Reply # 1048423 19-May-2014 21:35
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joker97: can i top up exactly $16 just enough for a combo? on XT you can, on voda you can't


Yes you can set up a recurring recharge using a credit card or visa debit.  You can set up a recharge of $16 every 30 days.



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  Reply # 1048432 19-May-2014 21:55
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how many digits is telecom sim? I entered 17 digits for the port - is that correct?

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  Reply # 1048439 19-May-2014 21:59
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joker97: how many digits is telecom sim? I entered 17 digits for the port - is that correct?


Just checked my old Telecom SIM.  It has 17 digits too.



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  Reply # 1048440 19-May-2014 22:01
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thanks ... fingers crossed ...

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  Reply # 1048443 19-May-2014 22:07
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By the way, last time I ported a number to Skinny, I got an email (1st email) saying the porting was done.  However, I noticed my old sim was still active.  It turned out the first email should say the porting process has started and it should take four hours.

So few hours later, I got a second email which was the same as the first one.  However, the number was successfully transferred at that point.

Also, with the skinny sim inserted to you phone, you can dial *888*8*3# to check the number attached to the sim card.

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