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

View this topic in a long page with up to 500 replies per page Create new topic
1 | 2 

279 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 63

  Reply # 1980004 19-Mar-2018 17:04
Send private message

tried skinny, was just as bad as vodafone, 


tried 2degrees, got 1 bar! still terrible and not really good enough for reliability.


Looks like I'll have to go the route of sure signal.

4015 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 2309

Lifetime subscriber

  Reply # 1980008 19-Mar-2018 17:10
Send private message

Sure Signal units do work very well so you should not be let down



5277 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 1144


  Reply # 1980010 19-Mar-2018 17:16
Send private message



Ive been with vodafone for 7 years but over time the reception at my house has become worse. I am now at the stage where phone calls break up constantly and I have to walk down the street to get text messages. I understand that since the introduction of 4G there is some kind of bubble of no reception where I live.



I want to try out Spark to see if it is any better but everyone I know is on vodafone. Is there a way to buy a spark sim that doesnt have a prepaid 'package' plan associated to it so I can just try it for a few days? The website isnt clear on how to do this (Or Im just being dumb)


I was with Vodafone for 15 years........and I the end went to Spark for exactly this reason: inferior coverage. 

Spark has the best coverage across most of NZ. I carry mutliple phones and can see the differences very clearly. If you want one phone, then get Spark. If you're OK with two phones make the second one 2Degrees as they have cheaper data where they have a presence....and use Vodafone for everything else. So you get 3 telcos with two SIMs.

I'm on a high fibre diet. 


High fibre diet

1 | 2 
View this topic in a long page with up to 500 replies per page 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:

Geekzone Live »

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

Geekzone Live »

Our community of supporters help make Geekzone possible. Click the button below to join them.

Support Geezone on PressPatron

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.