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Topic # 32848 25-Apr-2009 09:48
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The new XT Network is going to be the best thing since sliced bread for mobile phones!

Greater coverage, faster internet, the lastest in Handsets and has all competitors shaking in their boots!

I suggest everyone get on board when it is launched, because if you dont, you will be left behind.....

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Reply # 209151 25-Apr-2009 09:56
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flashshotz: The new XT Network is going to be the best thing since sliced bread for mobile phones!
Greater coverage, faster internet, the lastest in Handsets and has?all competitors shaking in their boots!
I suggest everyone get on board when it is launched, because if you dont, you will be left behind.....




What ever!



What a waste of 1 minute of your life typing that

Its a WCDMA 850/2100 network same as others around the world

Yes its a great move for Telecom NZ but other carriers shaking in there boots are you kidding??

Faster internet over what?
More coverage over what?

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Reply # 209154 25-Apr-2009 10:04
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johnr:
What a waste of 1 minute of your life typing that


Real men still use AMPS handsets...in NZ.




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Reply # 209155 25-Apr-2009 10:04
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  Reply # 209156 25-Apr-2009 10:06
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freitasm:
johnr: What ever!

What a waste of 1 minute of your life typing that


Don't worry, this is the competition shaking...



Yep lost 6 hours sleep last night cause I was shaking so much

LOL

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Reply # 209157 25-Apr-2009 10:08
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cokemaster:
johnr:
What a waste of 1 minute of your life typing that


Real men still use AMPS handsets...in NZ.


Bring back TDMA



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  Reply # 209162 25-Apr-2009 10:25
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Fact - Vodafone has 60% mobile coverage in NZ
Fact - Telecom as 97% mobile coverage in NZ

Why do you think Vodafone are pushing their advertising more than before?

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  Reply # 209164 25-Apr-2009 10:32
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flashshotz: Fact - Vodafone has 60% mobile coverage in NZ
Fact - Telecom as 97% mobile coverage in NZ

Why do you think Vodafone are pushing their advertising more than before?


Incorrect. Both Vodafone and Telecom advertise 97% coverage.

You might be referring to Vodafones current 3G network, which has less coverage but will improve with their 900mhz wcmda network.




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  Reply # 209166 25-Apr-2009 10:36
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flashshotz: Fact - Vodafone has 60% mobile coverage in NZ

Why do you think Vodafone are pushing their advertising more than before?



Where did you get that "FACT" from, sound's way off to me(Like wrong!). Please provide a link to that fact.




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  Reply # 209172 25-Apr-2009 10:40
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flashshotz: Fact - Vodafone has 60% mobile coverage in NZ
Fact - Telecom as 97% mobile coverage in NZ

Why do you think Vodafone are pushing their advertising more than before?


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Vodafone 3G coverage foot print I would say is well over 85% of the population in the next 3 to 4 weeks it will reach 97%

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Reply # 209174 25-Apr-2009 10:41
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Reply # 209180 25-Apr-2009 11:00
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flashshotz: Fact - Vodafone has 60% mobile coverage in NZ
Fact - Telecom as 97% mobile coverage in NZ

Why do you think Vodafone are pushing their advertising more than before?


/me feels sorry for the uninformed flashshotz

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  Reply # 209204 25-Apr-2009 11:48
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only 3 posts, I put money on a Telecom employee :)




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  Reply # 209206 25-Apr-2009 12:06
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mjb: only 3 posts, I put money on a Telecom employee :)


I doubt it. Telecom is very strict about their participation on Geekzone and there are rules - they know better than losing their jobs ( as it happened before).

As in "I put my money on a Telecom employee" the fact is that more than once I blocked an IP address to find out later it was a Vodafone proxy. The latest was a couple of days ago when a Vodafone employee decided to troll the other XT Network topic.

No, I doubt it - we know pretty much where people come from, the signals, etc...







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  Reply # 209209 25-Apr-2009 12:49
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flashshotz: The new XT Network is going to be the best thing since sliced bread for mobile phones!

Greater coverage, faster internet, the lastest in Handsets and has all competitors shaking in their boots!

I suggest everyone get on board when it is launched, because if you dont, you will be left behind.....



As I only need a phone for voice and text 2G does me. You can bet you will be paying a premium for data pricing.

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  Reply # 209212 25-Apr-2009 12:53
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97% of the population? Hahaha..... It is funny.... Probably by the end of 2010 Vodafone will have that REAL coverage. I have waited for so long. I won't be patient any more. I'm so happy that telecom finally gone to Gsm. Having been with telecom for 2 years, the network has been up 99% of the time with strong 3g signal. Very happy with telecom, to be honest. Now I have a iPhone, I regret going back to Voda so much. With worse than dial up speed, I wanna smash my iPhone. Will buy a new phone the first day of its launch of xt. Can't wait!!!! And it took me 10 minutes to load the pages and 10 minutes to write this post on geekzone!!!

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