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Topic # 242171 14-Oct-2018 19:45
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Greetings

 

I live in a rural area that I know has Skinny/Spark 4G network coverage - im on Skinny Mobile and a friend on the same property uses a modem to access Spark 4G wireless.
When I input my address on the Skinny website to get Wireless Broadband it says its not available and wont let me continue.
Is it possible to somehow get onto Skinny somehow anyway I know Spark4G is available and presumably once I have a modem I can access that?
Im thinking to buy a 2nd hand Skinny Modem off TradeMe and use that?
Any thoughts peoples?


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  Reply # 2107747 14-Oct-2018 19:46
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Sounds like you are in a Rural area, Skinny don't do Fixed wireless in Rural coverage areas, only urban.





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  Reply # 2108487 15-Oct-2018 21:02
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Have you tried the Spark website and putting in your address to see what happens?


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  Reply # 2108525 15-Oct-2018 21:22
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Buying a 2nd hand Skinny modem off Trademe will still not get you 4G access as you are rural

 

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  Reply # 2112074 22-Oct-2018 08:46
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Ring Skinny and ask. I recently dumped Vodafone for them and they couldn't have been more helpful. 


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  Reply # 2112087 22-Oct-2018 09:08
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jancor:

 

Ring Skinny and ask. I recently dumped Vodafone for them and they couldn't have been more helpful. 

 

 

@jancor Unhelpful advice when we have already advised Skinny does not do rural 4G!

 

Clearly you are not in a rural location or did you move to just normal Skinny mobile?

 

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  Reply # 2112093 22-Oct-2018 09:29
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I AM rural, and on 4G. It pays to ask them


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  Reply # 2112097 22-Oct-2018 09:33
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jancor:

 

I AM rural, and on 4G. It pays to ask them

 

 

Where are you? (Don't need an actual address) 

 

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