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  Reply # 2217418 15-Apr-2019 13:43
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can anyone confirm when traveling regionally does Skinny get the same amount of coverage as Spark?


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  Reply # 2217419 15-Apr-2019 13:45
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can anyone confirm when traveling regionally does Skinny get the same amount of coverage as Spark?

 

 

Yes as Skinny uses the Spark network


 
 
 
 


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  Reply # 2217464 15-Apr-2019 15:16
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Yeah same situation here, my work allows me to get Vodafone at a discount, the $59 10GB plan Red+ Lite would cost almost the same as Spark's $39 plan while having 10x more data, I tried talking to a customer rep at Spark and the best they could do for me is ask me to sign up to the Spark $59 plan with no discounts.

 

Only reason why I haven't switched to Vodafone yet is because I heard their customer services are terrible (outsourced to india?) and that I like the free Spotify deal from Spark.


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can anyone confirm when traveling regionally does Skinny get the same amount of coverage as Spark?

 

 

Yes as Skinny uses the Spark network

 

 

 

 

Yes but do they provide them the same courtesy of excellent coverage in non built up areas? 

 

its probably a different kettle of fish but I have heard of people being able to get Spark fixed mobile broadband in rural areas but not skinny customers. 

 

I remember years ago a colleague of mine doing some doing side by side comparisons with 2degrees and vodafone mobiles in rural areas when we were considering a switch and being told by the 2degrees rep "we roam on vodafones network so coverage isn't an issue!"

 

Using the same mobile phones he had varying results with the Vodafone sim always outshining the 2degrees sim 


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Skinny mobile coverage == Spark mobile coverage. Same towers.

Wireless broadband between Spark and Skinny are indeed treated differently from an availability perspective.

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Skinny is Spark, afaik Skinny uses the same core network, just you pay a quarter of the price and they answer the phone helpdesk in under a minute!

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