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  Reply # 1203002 24-Dec-2014 07:43
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Yikes lots of frequencies our phones can't even use

Ok I won't get geekie and upgrade my incapable Phone ... Will leave things as is




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  Reply # 1203009 24-Dec-2014 08:00
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joker97: Yikes lots of frequencies our phones can't even use

Ok I won't get geekie and upgrade my incapable Phone ... Will leave things as is

I don't think much (new) will change now for the next couple of years - so perhaps now is a good time to get a 700/1800/2600 CAT6 phone, which will be your best advantage for the next couple of years. Though perhaps wait until early next year and see what the Samsung and HTC handset launches give us :)





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  Reply # 1203010 24-Dec-2014 08:02
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you can't future proof a phone eh ... ;p

my non band 28 LTE phone is fine for now ... I ithnk ...




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  Reply # 1203015 24-Dec-2014 08:17
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joker97: you can't future proof a phone eh ... ;p

my non band 28 LTE phone is fine for now ... I ithnk ...

True, but for a lot of people where a 2 year life span for a phone is the norm; a 700/1800/2600 CAT6 LTE, VoLTE capable phone should do the job for the next couple of years.





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  Reply # 1203080 24-Dec-2014 10:22
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Spark to Vodafone: quit bragging

http://www.stuff.co.nz/technology/gadgets/64442472/spark-might-have-largest-4g-network

Spark is on the verge of complaining to the Commerce Commission after Vodafone refused to remove claims from its billboards and television advertising stating it had the largest 4G network.

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  Reply # 1203086 24-Dec-2014 10:35
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nathan: Spark to Vodafone: quit bragging
http://www.stuff.co.nz/technology/gadgets/64442472/spark-might-have-largest-4g-network

Spark is on the verge of complaining to the Commerce Commission after Vodafone refused to remove claims from its billboards and television advertising stating it had the largest 4G network.


New Vodafone ad tomorrow... "New Zealand's biggest 4G network that all our customers can actually use" lol

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  Reply # 1203313 24-Dec-2014 16:40
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  Reply # 1203379 24-Dec-2014 19:46
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nathan: Spark to Vodafone: quit bragging

http://www.stuff.co.nz/technology/gadgets/64442472/spark-might-have-largest-4g-network

Spark is on the verge of complaining to the Commerce Commission after Vodafone refused to remove claims from its billboards and television advertising stating it had the largest 4G network.


Oh boy are we going through the motions again.

I remember Vodafone being targeted by the ComCom for a sort of similar claim a couple years back when talking about WCDMA900 coverage.

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