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Topic # 152264 22-Sep-2014 10:17
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Hi,

So, I have joined the virtual queue with my daft-looking emoji doing the hard-yards, all ready to collect my iPhone 6 on 26th.

Can someone please clarify (ideally from Spark or someone-in-the-know) if I can grab an iPhone 6 outright on the day?

There's' no official information I can find on this on the sparkeq.co.nz site.

Thanks,
Peter

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  Reply # 1133497 22-Sep-2014 10:56
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Really keen to know too. 

Or even if it has to be purchased with deferred payment on open term plan.




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  Reply # 1133572 22-Sep-2014 12:12
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You can't buy outright on the day, But can go Ultra Open with Deferred payments over 12 or 24 Months or go with a  24 Month subsided/fixed term plan .

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  Reply # 1133580 22-Sep-2014 12:23
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firefuze: You can't buy outright on the day, But can go Ultra Open with Deferred payments over 12 or 24 Months or go with a  24 Month subsided/fixed term plan .


Is there any official quote on that somewhere? Just don't wanna waste a trip into town xD




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  Reply # 1133609 22-Sep-2014 13:02
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I can't see anything customer facing online etc but I do work for Spark, We have been advised it will be available to Ultra Open if taking up 12 or 24 Month deferred payments. Though a little disclaimer, anything *could* change before release on the 26th

There was a post on Spark Facebook page confirming this but can't find it sorry!

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  Reply # 1133824 22-Sep-2014 16:10
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firefuze: I can't see anything customer facing online etc but I do work for Spark, We have been advised it will be available to Ultra Open if taking up 12 or 24 Month deferred payments. Though a little disclaimer, anything *could* change before release on the 26th

There was a post on Spark Facebook page confirming this but can't find it sorry!
'

This seems to be correct, from what they've said on their FB page (link).




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  Reply # 1133830 22-Sep-2014 16:16
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I get the feeling there will be a lot of unclaimed emojis and iPhones then on Friday morning. They should have made it explicit when promoting the emoji queue.

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  Reply # 1134116 22-Sep-2014 21:43
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Flickky:
firefuze: I can't see anything customer facing online etc but I do work for Spark, We have been advised it will be available to Ultra Open if taking up 12 or 24 Month deferred payments. Though a little disclaimer, anything *could* change before release on the 26th

There was a post on Spark Facebook page confirming this but can't find it sorry!
'

This seems to be correct, from what they've said on their FB page (link).


Spark: Hey Daniel, I am so sorry I got that wrong, you can only buy on Pay Monthly Ultra Mobile plans at launch. Apologies for giving the wrong information, if you have any questions please private message me and can help you out. Cheers, Rosie


I'm not so sure though, even then its a bit ambiguous because it just says it can be sold on Pay Monthly Ultra mobile plans. And pay monthly ultra plans are available on both contract and open terms. I wish they'd just put us out of our misery D;




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  Reply # 1134786 23-Sep-2014 18:46
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tardtasticx:
Flickky:
firefuze: I can't see anything customer facing online etc but I do work for Spark, We have been advised it will be available to Ultra Open if taking up 12 or 24 Month deferred payments. Though a little disclaimer, anything *could* change before release on the 26th

There was a post on Spark Facebook page confirming this but can't find it sorry!
'

This seems to be correct, from what they've said on their FB page (link).


Spark: Hey Daniel, I am so sorry I got that wrong, you can only buy on Pay Monthly Ultra Mobile plans at launch. Apologies for giving the wrong information, if you have any questions please private message me and can help you out. Cheers, Rosie


I'm not so sure though, even then its a bit ambiguous because it just says it can be sold on Pay Monthly Ultra mobile plans. And pay monthly ultra plans are available on both contract and open terms. I wish they'd just put us out of our misery D;


I work for a spark dealer,
You are correct ATM they will be available on a 24 mth ultra plan or open term provided that you pay the phone off over 12/24 mths..

However the big kicker is that if you decide to cancel the open term you will forfeit the payment term. 




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  Reply # 1134804 23-Sep-2014 19:02
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hyperman:
tardtasticx:
Flickky:
firefuze: I can't see anything customer facing online etc but I do work for Spark, We have been advised it will be available to Ultra Open if taking up 12 or 24 Month deferred payments. Though a little disclaimer, anything *could* change before release on the 26th

There was a post on Spark Facebook page confirming this but can't find it sorry!
'

This seems to be correct, from what they've said on their FB page (link).


Spark: Hey Daniel, I am so sorry I got that wrong, you can only buy on Pay Monthly Ultra Mobile plans at launch. Apologies for giving the wrong information, if you have any questions please private message me and can help you out. Cheers, Rosie


I'm not so sure though, even then its a bit ambiguous because it just says it can be sold on Pay Monthly Ultra mobile plans. And pay monthly ultra plans are available on both contract and open terms. I wish they'd just put us out of our misery D;


I work for a spark dealer,
You are correct ATM they will be available on a 24 mth ultra plan or open term provided that you pay the phone off over 12/24 mths..

However the big kicker is that if you decide to cancel the open term you will forfeit the payment term. 


But IIRC you're able to cancel it and pay off the remaining payments in one go without incurring fees or anything? 




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  Reply # 1134843 23-Sep-2014 19:15
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tardtasticx:
hyperman:
tardtasticx:
Flickky:
firefuze: I can't see anything customer facing online etc but I do work for Spark, We have been advised it will be available to Ultra Open if taking up 12 or 24 Month deferred payments. Though a little disclaimer, anything *could* change before release on the 26th

There was a post on Spark Facebook page confirming this but can't find it sorry!
'

This seems to be correct, from what they've said on their FB page (link).


Spark: Hey Daniel, I am so sorry I got that wrong, you can only buy on Pay Monthly Ultra Mobile plans at launch. Apologies for giving the wrong information, if you have any questions please private message me and can help you out. Cheers, Rosie


I'm not so sure though, even then its a bit ambiguous because it just says it can be sold on Pay Monthly Ultra mobile plans. And pay monthly ultra plans are available on both contract and open terms. I wish they'd just put us out of our misery D;


I work for a spark dealer,
You are correct ATM they will be available on a 24 mth ultra plan or open term provided that you pay the phone off over 12/24 mths..

However the big kicker is that if you decide to cancel the open term you will forfeit the payment term. 


But IIRC you're able to cancel it and pay off the remaining payments in one go without incurring fees or anything? 


You will still need to pay for the current month




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  Reply # 1134852 23-Sep-2014 19:21
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Rules have changed today. Will now only be available on 24 month fixed term plans on launch day. Open plans at a later date.

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  Reply # 1135028 23-Sep-2014 22:04
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firefuze: Rules have changed today. Will now only be available on 24 month fixed term plans on launch day. Open plans at a later date.


Any word on when they plan on telling the public? Or will they wait until we get to the counter and swipe our cards?




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  Reply # 1136408 24-Sep-2014 12:07
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And this is exactly why I asked the question.

No communication, nothing. I could've been waiting at 7am.

Spark, please burn my emoji.

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  Reply # 1136478 24-Sep-2014 13:06
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Just got a call from Spark because I was in the emoji queue.

They were confirming they are only selling it on 24 month contract on Friday, and wanted to know if I was still interested.

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  Reply # 1136516 24-Sep-2014 13:48
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matt188: Just got a call from Spark because I was in the emoji queue.

They were confirming they are only selling it on 24 month contract on Friday, and wanted to know if I was still interested.


How far are you up the queue and what did you order?
Did you request one of the less-available options maybe and thats why they want you on a contract?




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