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Topic # 166117 3-Mar-2015 13:21
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I hear Vodafone has a partnership with netflix.
"Today Netflix and Vodafone are excited to announce their partnership for the launch of Netflix to New Zealand: 
From March 24, Vodafone New Zealand will give customers Netflix service free for 6 months when they sign up for 24 months to one of its Red+ mobile plans."

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  Reply # 1250237 3-Mar-2015 13:25
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  Reply # 1250240 3-Mar-2015 13:28
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Wait so if you're a FAB customer you get stuck with Neon but Mobile users get Netflix?

I'm guessing it's to do with their agreement with Sky that they can't offer it to Fixed line customers.

 
 
 
 


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  Reply # 1250255 3-Mar-2015 13:36
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Voda still fail to offer something competitive on the level of Sparks Lightbox offer(12 months free open to home broadband customers with no contract term)

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  Reply # 1250262 3-Mar-2015 13:41
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loceff13: Voda still fail to offer something competitive on the level of Sparks Lightbox offer(12 months free open to home broadband customers with no contract term)


You're right, lightbox and Netflix aren't competitive at all.




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turb:
loceff13: Voda still fail to offer something competitive on the level of Sparks Lightbox offer(12 months free open to home broadband customers with no contract term)


You're right, lightbox and Netflix aren't competitive at all.


hard to say since we haven't seen Netflix's catalogue for launch yet.

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There is something seriously wrong with people who do nothing but whinge and snipe about getting stuff for free. Get a grip!

Customers: "we want free stuff" 
Vendor: "OK Here you go"
Customers: "We want free stuff that is top of the line with no chance of it costing in the future etc etc"
Vendor: "Good grief why bother".





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Six months of free service. And some people already started saying it was "unmetered" when it is in just the monthly Netflix fee.

Also the Vodafone press release I posted in the other thread makes it sound like a mobile only thing. When I asked  about being unmetered or not (just to be sure I got confirmation from Vodafone), the reply was not unmetered (obviously) but people on a 8GB mobile plan could enjoy Netflix... That's a laughable suggestion.

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Wow.

One of the most capable network backbones and delivery system with the acquisition of telstraclear, and netflix is delivered metered over mobile.

I wonder when somebody will setup a good quality fixed line ISP in NZ? Mobile isn't and never has been the answer to everything; it's useful but very far away from perfect.




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  Reply # 1250455 3-Mar-2015 18:00
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They also offer 25GB free data for the first month for Red+ plans on new 24 month terms which I assume is intended to help sell the two higher tier offers(5/8GB)

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  Reply # 1252837 7-Mar-2015 17:27
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The wording suggests that it's only going to be free for new customers. Can anyone confirm that existing customers are indeed exempt from this promotion?

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  Reply # 1253569 8-Mar-2015 20:58
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Kiwisurfer, I've heard it confirmed via the NBR, however you have to resign for a further 24 months. For me, I'd rather have a receive a discount on a new phone when signing up to a new contract so for me, with 15 months to go on my contract, I won't be resigning now.

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