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  Reply # 1098994 31-Jul-2014 09:11
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I also noticed this when I checked this morning, confused me a bit but I'm happy.

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  Reply # 1098996 31-Jul-2014 09:14
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Also noticed voice minutes have gone up to 400 minutes (was 300, not that I use more than 30 a month).

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  Reply # 1099001 31-Jul-2014 09:18
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I just noticed that my online bill shows this:

 

Ultra Mobile Open $39 (1.25GB included data)

 

 

 

1.25GB included data   

 

 


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  Reply # 1099016 31-Jul-2014 09:22
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I'm confused too. The main website doesn't reflect these changes, it would be nice to know what exactly is happening here.




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  Reply # 1099022 31-Jul-2014 09:26
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andrewNZ: I'm confused too. The main website doesn't reflect these changes, it would be nice to know what exactly is happening here.


This is why I left Telecom.

I think their website is just bad. There is no effort to make it better or on par with the other two telcos. I keep hearing that 'changes are coming', but nothing has happen. You still need to speak to customer service to get your credit card added for automatic payment!

It seems like this is a minor upgrade on the current plans to beat the 2degrees offering.





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  Reply # 1099024 31-Jul-2014 09:32
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It seems the plan details page on the mobile app helps explain it. So minutes are now 600 instead of 500. and 1.5GB data instead of 1.25GB IIRC? So not as amazing as the double data I first thought I had when I saw the My Telecom page online :(

Edit: On the plus side, my plan won't be expiring for nearly 8 thousand years apparently. 




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  Reply # 1099081 31-Jul-2014 10:14
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Just to compare with that plan above:

Vodafone Red Open Term $69
Unlimited calls/txts to NZ/AUS
$5 daily roaming
1.5GB + 1GB (for 6 months) = 2.5GB

What stands out for Telecom are:
1GB wifi/day
Spotify premium





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So still no sign of them including AU minutes in their plans then?

One of the reasons I switched to Skinny was calls and txts to OZ are included.




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  Reply # 1099111 31-Jul-2014 10:36
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openmedia: So still no sign of them including AU minutes in their plans then?

One of the reasons I switched to Skinny was calls and txts to OZ are included.


Or carry over minutes  / data??




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  Reply # 1099138 31-Jul-2014 10:56
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old3eyes: 

Or carry over minutes  / data??


This is becoming more and more important to me as my usage is relatively irratic, 90% of the time I am well under my allocation but occasionally I have a high usage month and blow my allocation, rollover would be ideal

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  Reply # 1099202 31-Jul-2014 12:02
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Quibbler:
quickymart:
Quibbler:
jeffnz: bit of trolling going on methinks.

I'm on Telecom in Auckland and no complaints. Don't thinkj any of the top telco's are crap and not sure why people think they are but you have a choice instead of whingeing about them, besides the threads about Telecom mobile plans
don't have to believe me, go and look at any two degrees or vodafone site and you'll see telecom sites are considerately shorter, if constant drop outs are ok for you then stay with telecom

"you know all over auckland" - No, I don't know where you mean. It's a big place.
I think you could do to try a different handset first.
Tried different handsets, you'll just have to accept that telecom coverage is crap, and it didn't get any better with their new WCDMA network , CDMA was just as bad. 


Have you considered that your big head might be interfering with the signal?

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  Reply # 1099208 31-Jul-2014 12:04
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UncleArthur:
Quibbler:
quickymart:
Quibbler:
jeffnz: bit of trolling going on methinks.

I'm on Telecom in Auckland and no complaints. Don't thinkj any of the top telco's are crap and not sure why people think they are but you have a choice instead of whingeing about them, besides the threads about Telecom mobile plans
don't have to believe me, go and look at any two degrees or vodafone site and you'll see telecom sites are considerately shorter, if constant drop outs are ok for you then stay with telecom

"you know all over auckland" - No, I don't know where you mean. It's a big place.
I think you could do to try a different handset first.
Tried different handsets, you'll just have to accept that telecom coverage is crap, and it didn't get any better with their new WCDMA network , CDMA was just as bad. 


Have you considered that your big head might be interfering with the signal?
No, is it a possibility?

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  Reply # 1099209 31-Jul-2014 12:05
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Wade:
old3eyes: 

Or carry over minutes  / data??


This is becoming more and more important to me as my usage is relatively irratic, 90% of the time I am well under my allocation but occasionally I have a high usage month and blow my allocation, rollover would be ideal
Then please ask for it! when Telecom do it vodafone will probs follow, then I'll be happy

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  Reply # 1099218 31-Jul-2014 12:08
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old3eyes:
openmedia: So still no sign of them including AU minutes in their plans then?

One of the reasons I switched to Skinny was calls and txts to OZ are included.


Or carry over minutes  / data??
Please, everyone ask for it, providers base all their offerings on customer feedback, that's how it works, 

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  Reply # 1099219 31-Jul-2014 12:11
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riahon: If you dig your hole any deeper Quibbler with these enlightening facts you might actually go out of service. Maybe the frequent dropped calls were actually people hanging up on you? 
No it can't have been. because 1. it doesn't do it on vodafone, 2. it happened with IVRs also so not actual people at the other end.

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