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  #227690 23-Jun-2009 13:46
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The SIM comes with three booklets explaining all of the terms etc.

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  #227701 23-Jun-2009 15:24
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As far as I am aware if you have Txt 150 but you only send 2 texts you still pay $6 as it is paid in advance like a normal rental.
Much the same as if you were on One Rate 50 for $29.95 but only made 2 minutes of calls, you are still charged $29.95.

As for prepaid charging, I think it has been quite clear about the per minute pricing.
However, I know not everyone is like me. I ask heaps of questions before I buy anything.

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  #227704 23-Jun-2009 15:44
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plumebee: As far as I am aware if you have Txt 150 but you only send 2 texts you still pay $6 as it is paid in advance like a normal rental.

Much the same as if you were on One Rate 50 for $29.95 but only made 2 minutes of calls, you are still charged $29.95.




The T&C covers non carry over of  included minutes just as it very clearly says "For example, if you've subscribed to 150TXT Extra and you use less than 30 text messages per month then you will only be charged $0.20 per message and not the $6.00 monthly fee" It doesn't say that this only applies to prepay. You are on XT you should call them on this point.



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  #227711 23-Jun-2009 16:24
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Hmm. The tax invoice says "Upgrade - CDMA to XT, [b]One Rate Prepaid[/b], Open Term", however theres no explanation.

When I was asked to choose a txt plan I was shown a sheet that had other information on it besides the txt plans. I skimmed this sheet for any info on new calling plans and didn't see any, thats not to say it wasn't there, however I wasn't given one of these sheets or advised to take it, there was a stack but I didn't actually think to take one... I did however think to grab my receipt when she forgot to give it to me...

Oh well. Cavet emptor, it's up to me as the consumer to be informed. Had I been more diligent I'dve seen this before going to the store. My search wasn't even that specific, I just searched 'CDMA'. So I guess my main gripe is that they didn't have this on the front of their estore, or their actual store, even through I could have just asked.

I guess the moral of this thread (going back to the original post even) is: thanks telecom, for being so upfront and clear about your services.

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  #227731 23-Jun-2009 17:37
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Behodar: The SIM comes with three booklets explaining all of the terms etc.

I just sent a long post only to lose it to "sorry your session expired." So in short: the booklets do not detail the One Rate Prepaid plan. Nor do they infer any right to telecom to change my plan. Essentially what they did goes againest their own T&C. I even checked that Telecom Prepaid Services do not require me to be on a specific PrePaid Plan, according to the T&C they do not.

Am I missing something? http://www.telecom.co.nz/help/content/0,10709,206254-204568,00.html?link=rdt#20045777

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ahh, they must have changed the TXT extra pricing method since the original details I had. They have made it nice and clear as well. It does make it a lot easier to forecast as some months I send very few SMS messages.

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  #227756 23-Jun-2009 18:38
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PaulBags:
Behodar: The SIM comes with three booklets explaining all of the terms etc.

I just sent a long post only to lose it to "sorry your session expired." So in short: the booklets do not detail the One Rate Prepaid plan.



I didn't have the booklets on me at the time, but I thought that the prepaid pricing was documented. I see now that it is not. Sorry about that.


You should be able to get your current pricing details from T-World > Your Telecom > Plan Details. If it says that you're on a CDMA plan in there then something is wrong!



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  #233187 9-Jul-2009 19:29
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Behodar: I added the text plan today. I'll let you know how much I end up being charged if I send less than 30 this month.



I got my bill today, and I was charged $3.20 for my 16 texts :)

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  #233228 9-Jul-2009 21:29
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PaulBags:I just sent a long post only to lose it to "sorry your session expired." So in short: the booklets do not detail the One Rate Prepaid plan. Nor do they infer any right to telecom to change my plan. Essentially what they did goes againest their own T&C. I even checked that Telecom Prepaid Services do not require me to be on a specific PrePaid Plan, according to the T&C they do not.

Am I missing something? http://www.telecom.co.nz/help/content/0,10709,206254-204568,00.html?link=rdt#20045777


I know this is late but yes you are missing something. The link you provide is for the provision of WCDMA Prepaid services. There is only one Prepaid WCDMA plan, Onerate Prepaid.

The CDMA Prepaid agrement does not apply to customers on the WCDMA network.

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