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# 132266 15-Oct-2013 12:47
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I notice that Telecom now recommend using _only_ the "wap.telecom.co.nz" APN on Android devices and assigning the data, mms and gps protocols to it.

How does this now differ from internet.telecom.co.nz that was used previously? (Or the, I believe unproxied, direct.telecom.co.nz).





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  # 915357 15-Oct-2013 12:49
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I tried to turn ON 'internet sharing' on my Nokia Lumia 720 yesterday which had automatically picked up the wap.telecom.co.nz off the SIM/Network and it would not work. I had to manually add another APN with internet.telecom.co.nz and internet sharing worked fine after that. Not sure why it has decided to stop working on the WAP APN.




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  # 915358 15-Oct-2013 12:50
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wap.telecom.co.nz is the WAP Gateway APN, but you should be able to get normal internet access through that APN much like the "internet.telecom.co.nz" APN.

 
 
 
 


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  # 915360 15-Oct-2013 12:51
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same issue with the 1020.

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  # 915362 15-Oct-2013 12:54
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plambrechtsen: wap.telecom.co.nz is the WAP Gateway APN, but you should be able to get normal internet access through that APN much like the "internet.telecom.co.nz" APN.


But does it allow Internet Sharing?





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  # 916423 17-Oct-2013 07:29
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Yes - internet sharing with wap.telecom.co.nz works fine. I will see if I can find a Nokia device to test with here - I suspect it's a device thing.

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  # 916555 17-Oct-2013 12:35
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gajan: Yes - internet sharing with wap.telecom.co.nz works fine. I will see if I can find a Nokia device to test with here - I suspect it's a device thing.


I've got access to a range of Nokia devices if you want me to run some tests ... ?
Can also run tests using a variety of Android/iOS devices as well if required.




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  # 916720 17-Oct-2013 20:33
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My Samsung Galaxy s3 mini from telecom came with the wap apn set up but I know when I had a Huawei on telstraclear it came with the wap apn set up but instructions on how to set up other apn's no such instructions this time on telecom. So do I need to add more apn's to or not, so far I have not noticed any questions issue but I have not looked at web pages when on mibile data but have used apps with out issue such as twitter and Facebook.

 
 
 
 


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  # 916818 18-Oct-2013 07:08
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You will be fine to use the standard telecom APN configured on your device (wap.telecom.co.nz). There will be no difference (speed, connectivity, etc), unless you are trying to run a specialist application - like certain VPN clients).


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