Geekzone: technology news, blogs, forums
Guest
Welcome Guest.
You haven't logged in yet. If you don't have an account you can register now.




311 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 3


Topic # 175481 1-Jul-2015 10:59
Send private message

As per $subject?

Looking at http://www.spark.co.nz/shop/mobile/mobile/plansandpricing.html the minimum would be the $9 plan.

I would be keen in getting a standard pay per minute with nothing included (the credit used to be valid for 12 months).

Thanks.

Filter this topic showing only the reply marked as answer Create new topic
13167 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 2192

Trusted
Subscriber

  Reply # 1334866 1-Jul-2015 11:18
Send private message

$0 is hardly prepaid. How could you do anything? That's post paid.




AWS Certified Solution Architect Professional, Sysop Administrator Associate, and Developer Associate
TOGAF certified enterprise architect
Professional photographer




311 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 3


  Reply # 1334867 1-Jul-2015 11:21
Send private message

I'm after something like this: http://www.2degreesmobile.co.nz/prepay/rates

No monthly charge, use your balance to pay for what you ocasionaly use.

 
 
 
 


2040 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 212

Subscriber

  Reply # 1334878 1-Jul-2015 11:22
One person supports this post
Send private message

timmmay: $0 is hardly prepaid. How could you do anything? That's post paid.


You pay based on your usage, the way prepay has been working for years in NZ.

2474 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 912

Subscriber

  Reply # 1334881 1-Jul-2015 11:23
Send private message

Yes, just don't choose a recurring plan. Credit is still valid for 12 months.




Windows 7 x64 // i5-3570K // 16GB DDR3-1600 // GTX660Ti 2GB // Samsung 830 120GB SSD // OCZ Agility4 120GB SSD // Samsung U28D590D @ 3840x2160 & Asus PB278Q @ 2560x1440
Samsung Galaxy S5 SM-G900I w/Spark



311 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 3


  Reply # 1334882 1-Jul-2015 11:23
Send private message

graemeh:
timmmay: $0 is hardly prepaid. How could you do anything? That's post paid.


You pay based on your usage, the way prepay has been working for years in NZ.


Correct. However, is it still available for new customers?



311 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 3


  Reply # 1334885 1-Jul-2015 11:26
Send private message

Inphinity: Yes, just don't choose a recurring plan. Credit is still valid for 12 months.


Cool, thanks for that. I'm assuming the I can get a $19 plan for example for one month and cancel it afterwards?

2040 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 212

Subscriber

  Reply # 1334889 1-Jul-2015 11:31
Send private message

tcpdump:
Inphinity: Yes, just don't choose a recurring plan. Credit is still valid for 12 months.


Cool, thanks for that. I'm assuming the I can get a $19 plan for example for one month and cancel it afterwards?


You are best to ask Spark directly.  I find the chat on their website works quite well.

It certainly *looks* like they can still be used without a "plan" but I see all the SIM purchase options include a "free" plan for the first month.

3067 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 840

Trusted

  Reply # 1334897 1-Jul-2015 11:37
2 people support this post
Send private message

graemeh:

You are best to ask Spark directly.  I find the chat on their website works quite well.

It certainly *looks* like they can still be used without a "plan" but I see all the SIM purchase options include a "free" plan for the first month.


I was curious too, so did just that. For the OP:  Yup, you can just signup with no value pack and just use your credit on casual rates and top-up as needed. And yes you can just add a value pack for a single month if needed and cancel it the next month. 



311 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 3


  Reply # 1334900 1-Jul-2015 11:38
Send private message

Fantastic, thank you very much for all your help.

Filter this topic showing only the reply marked as answer Create new topic



Twitter »

Follow us to receive Twitter updates when new discussions are posted in our forums:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when news items and blogs are posted in our frontpage:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when tech item prices are listed in our price comparison site:





News »

Vodafone TV — television in the cloud
Posted 17-Oct-2017 19:29


Nokia 8 review: Classy midrange pure Android phone
Posted 16-Oct-2017 07:27


Why carriers might want to embrace Commerce Commission study, MVNOs
Posted 13-Oct-2017 09:42


Fitbit launches Ionic, its health and fitness smartwatch
Posted 12-Oct-2017 15:52


Xero launches machine learning automation to improve coding accuracy for small businesses
Posted 12-Oct-2017 15:45


Bank of New Zealand uses Intel AI to detect financial crime
Posted 12-Oct-2017 15:39


Sony launches Xperia XZ1, a smartphone with real-time 3D capture
Posted 11-Oct-2017 10:26


Notes on Nokia’s phone comeback
Posted 10-Oct-2017 10:06


Air New Zealand begins Inflight Wi-Fi rollout
Posted 9-Oct-2017 20:16


The latest mobile phones in perspective
Posted 9-Oct-2017 18:34


Review: Acronis True Image 2018 — serious backup
Posted 8-Oct-2017 11:22


Lenovo launches ThinkPad Anniversary Edition 25
Posted 7-Oct-2017 23:16


Less fone, more tech as Vodafone gets brand make-over
Posted 6-Oct-2017 08:16


API Talent Achieves AWS MSP Partner Status
Posted 5-Oct-2017 21:20


Stellar Consulting Group now a Domo Partner
Posted 5-Oct-2017 21:03



Geekzone Live »

Try automatic live updates from Geekzone directly in your browser, without refreshing the page, with Geekzone Live now.



Are you subscribed to our RSS feed? You can download the latest headlines and summaries from our stories directly to your computer or smartphone by using a feed reader.

Alternatively, you can receive a daily email with Geekzone updates.