The boss man here is trying to get VDSL installed at home.
He has a Vodafone cellphone (due to a business contract).
He does _not_ want a landline as he's basically surgically attached to his iPhone anyway.
He's been told he can NOT have naked DSL unless he has a Telecom account of _some_ form, which means either a) being forced into getting a landline, or b) being forced into getting a 2nd (useless) cellphone plan.
Now, I've only heard his side of this, but surely this isn't the case? Is it just that Telecom's billing system doesn't support not having a phone number to link to?
Nothing about this is mentioned in an obvious fashion on the eligiblity page: http://help.telecom.co.nz/app/answers/detail/a_id/33693