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# 41611 19-Sep-2009 22:45

Not sure about you guys but I'd really appreciate some larger sized data add-ons on XT prepaid (or postpaid, for that matter).

Or perhaps a data block system like Slingshot/Callplus (for broadband/internet services) where you could purchase 240MB blocks for $18 each and stockpile them. What'd be better is if the unused amount rolled over to the next month, but that's another story.

For example, I'm going on holiday at the end of the year to where I cannot get internet but can get signal on my phone. So the plan is to tether my phone to my computer and use IRC and browse quite a lot. 240MB isn't quite going to suffice.

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  # 257118 19-Sep-2009 22:48
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+1 for larger caps, something like $50 for a gig would be nice (I know its cheaper overseas)

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  # 257129 20-Sep-2009 01:11
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I thought it was 50-60ish for a gig, just change your plan for the month you go away. 240mb is definitly not the biggest data plan you can have on prepaid.

 
 
 
 




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  # 257172 20-Sep-2009 11:31

friedCrumpet: I thought it was 50-60ish for a gig, just change your plan for the month you go away. 240mb is definitly not the biggest data plan you can have on prepaid.


Could you link me please? I couldn't find anything about 240....

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  # 257180 20-Sep-2009 12:32
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You can get the larger data addons

http://www.telecom.co.nz/mobile/mobilebroadband/plansandpricing

Look just under the table and it mentions 'These plans are also available for your phone if you are a heavy data user.'

Telecom does this for prepaid data cards so should be able to do it on a mobile also.

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