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# 95540 7-Jan-2012 10:53
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Okay, so i have a question and it may seem dumb, but it's worth a shot.

Do these minutes work to telecom phones too, since you're using the same network and stuff, or no?

If not will you consider adding telecom to this deal? 





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  # 565694 7-Jan-2012 11:02
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does it say "skinny to skinny", or "skinny to skinny or Telecom"?

There you will find your answer.




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  # 565695 7-Jan-2012 11:06
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yes, i realise that. but i figure that since it goes through telecoms network that it wouldn't cost them anything to include telecom too.

it was more of a suggestion really.





 
 
 
 


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  # 565703 7-Jan-2012 11:24
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hamish225: yes, i realise that. but i figure that since it goes through telecoms network that it wouldn't cost them anything to include telecom too.

it was more of a suggestion really.

Many of 2degrees calls go through the Vodafone network but it costs them. Remember skinny is a seperate company to Telecom and they are buying wholesale from Telecom's network just like Telstra or Digital Island 




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  # 565711 7-Jan-2012 11:45
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It was unlimited at one stage skinny to skinny was it not?



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  # 565747 7-Jan-2012 13:12
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it says unlimited*

note the star.

then i checked my minutes and it says i have 1000 remaining so yeah





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  # 565912 7-Jan-2012 21:53

hamish225: it says unlimited*

note the star.

then i checked my minutes and it says i have 1000 remaining so yeah


Cool, so I can use those minutes to call 2degrees also :-)

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  # 566015 8-Jan-2012 10:24
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NonprayingMantis: does it say "skinny to skinny", or "skinny to skinny or Telecom"?

There you will find your answer.



It's a fair question, as far as I know you can have a Vodafone on net bestmate to a Telstra number as it is an MVNO. When Slingshot operated through Vodafone you could use a bestmate to one of their numbers too.

 
 
 
 


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# 566017 8-Jan-2012 10:24
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NonprayingMantis: does it say "skinny to skinny", or "skinny to skinny or Telecom"?

There you will find your answer.



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  # 566018 8-Jan-2012 10:26
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Zeon:
hamish225: yes, i realise that. but i figure that since it goes through telecoms network that it wouldn't cost them anything to include telecom too.

it was more of a suggestion really.

Many of 2degrees calls go through the Vodafone network but it costs them. Remember skinny is a seperate company to Telecom and they are buying wholesale from Telecom's network just like Telstra or Digital Island?


As I understand Skinny is 100% owned by Telecom NZ

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  # 566114 8-Jan-2012 15:20
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johnr:
Zeon:
hamish225: yes, i realise that. but i figure that since it goes through telecoms network that it wouldn't cost them anything to include telecom too.

it was more of a suggestion really.

Many of 2degrees calls go through the Vodafone network but it costs them. Remember skinny is a seperate company to Telecom and they are buying wholesale from Telecom's network just like Telstra or Digital Island?


As I understand Skinny is 100% owned by Telecom NZ


Telecom - owned by not ruled by.  We're on our own in a tiny office above a pub.  

The offer is Skinny to Skinny only.

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  # 566132 8-Jan-2012 16:37
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LivingSkinny:
johnr:
Zeon:
hamish225: yes, i realise that. but i figure that since it goes through telecoms network that it wouldn't cost them anything to include telecom too.

it was more of a suggestion really.

Many of 2degrees calls go through the Vodafone network but it costs them. Remember skinny is a seperate company to Telecom and they are buying wholesale from Telecom's network just like Telstra or Digital Island?


As I understand Skinny is 100% owned by Telecom NZ


Telecom - owned by not ruled by.  We're on our own in a tiny office above a pub.  

The offer is Skinny to Skinny only.


I note the on-net Skinny to Skinny offer ends 30 April 2012. Perhaps to differentiate yourself from your competitors this on-net offer could be extended or perhaps a certain amount of free on-net minutes given to each customer per month.

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  # 566134 8-Jan-2012 16:40
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ajw:
LivingSkinny:
johnr:
Zeon:
hamish225: yes, i realise that. but i figure that since it goes through telecoms network that it wouldn't cost them anything to include telecom too.

it was more of a suggestion really.

Many of 2degrees calls go through the Vodafone network but it costs them. Remember skinny is a seperate company to Telecom and they are buying wholesale from Telecom's network just like Telstra or Digital Island?


As I understand Skinny is 100% owned by Telecom NZ


Telecom - owned by not ruled by. ?We're on our own in a tiny office above a pub. ?

The offer is Skinny to Skinny only.


I note the on-net Skinny to Skinny offer ends 30 April 2012. Perhaps to differentiate yourself from your competitors this on-net offer could be extended or perhaps a certain amount of free on-net minutes given to each customer per month.


Then people will scream for the comcom to investigate as it's on-pricing


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  # 566135 8-Jan-2012 16:45
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johnr:
ajw:
LivingSkinny:
johnr:
Zeon:
hamish225: yes, i realise that. but i figure that since it goes through telecoms network that it wouldn't cost them anything to include telecom too.

it was more of a suggestion really.

Many of 2degrees calls go through the Vodafone network but it costs them. Remember skinny is a seperate company to Telecom and they are buying wholesale from Telecom's network just like Telstra or Digital Island?


As I understand Skinny is 100% owned by Telecom NZ


Telecom - owned by not ruled by. ?We're on our own in a tiny office above a pub. ?

The offer is Skinny to Skinny only.


I note the on-net Skinny to Skinny offer ends 30 April 2012. Perhaps to differentiate yourself from your competitors this on-net offer could be extended or perhaps a certain amount of free on-net minutes given to each customer per month.


Then people will scream for the comcom to investigate as it's on-pricing



John, Vodafone still has two best mate offers currently don't they. One for on-net at $6 per number per month and the other Off-net at $10 per number per month. Up to a maximum of three numbers.



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  # 566137 8-Jan-2012 16:51
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ajw:
johnr:
ajw:
LivingSkinny:
johnr:
Zeon:
hamish225: yes, i realise that. but i figure that since it goes through telecoms network that it wouldn't cost them anything to include telecom too.

it was more of a suggestion really.

Many of 2degrees calls go through the Vodafone network but it costs them. Remember skinny is a seperate company to Telecom and they are buying wholesale from Telecom's network just like Telstra or Digital Island?


As I understand Skinny is 100% owned by Telecom NZ


Telecom - owned by not ruled by. ?We're on our own in a tiny office above a pub. ?

The offer is Skinny to Skinny only.


I note the on-net Skinny to Skinny offer ends 30 April 2012. Perhaps to differentiate yourself from your competitors this on-net offer could be extended or perhaps a certain amount of free on-net minutes given to each customer per month.


Then people will scream for the comcom to investigate as it's on-pricing



John, Vodafone still has two best mate offers currently don't they. One for on-net at $6 per number per month and the other Off-net at $10 per number per month. Up to a maximum of three numbers.


pretty sure.
I think they changed it to any nz number though instead of just vodafone numbers. 





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  # 566138 8-Jan-2012 16:53
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Most new Smart plans have free NZBestmate/s depending on the plan

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