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Topic # 29820 20-Jan-2009 15:52
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It is currently saying Telecom NZ (Roaming from the UK) but I really don't think it's on TCNZ as I'm currently in Meadowbank - tried manually selecting Vodafone NZ but does not work, just displays Telecom NZ - 777 and 123 both work


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  Reply # 190831 20-Jan-2009 16:46
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If you are on a foreign SIM then the phone probably is on Telecom - their network has accepted inbound roaming connections since November.

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  Reply # 190910 20-Jan-2009 21:21
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portege: It is currently saying Telecom NZ (Roaming from the UK) but I really don't think it's on TCNZ as I'm currently in Meadowbank - tried manually selecting Vodafone NZ but does not work, just displays Telecom NZ - 777 and 123 both work



whats the coverage like whilst on the Telecom network?

The IPhone 3G is made to connect to a primary 850/1900 or 2100mhz 3G signal if available, i have heard it takes 3g as a preference over GSM, you may find if you go to an area where Telecom has not activated 850mhz 3g it will roam to Vodafones network no prob.

This probably indicates the Telecom signal is not that bad?





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  Reply # 190927 20-Jan-2009 22:28
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portege: just displays Telecom NZ - 777 and 123 both work



Interesting, although just worth noting that 123 will work from a Vodafone connection (although I believe charged at standard airtime rates). 777 however should not dial Vodafone customer services from the Telecom network.

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