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# 41847 24-Sep-2009 08:06
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I saw an ad on telly last night, and this morning I found this.

If you move your working Vodaofne number over to XT, you can get up to $300 credited to your XT account.

True, you have to sign up to a 24 month plan, and I'm sure there are other Ts & Cs, but is this a desperate ploy to pull one over on VF, or sound marketing strategy?

What's not clear in the ad is to whether you still get the discount off a new phone when you go on to a 24 month plan. Has anyone taken up this offer, or investigated it? 


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  # 257971 24-Sep-2009 08:12
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They've been offering $300 credit for months now. Nothing new.



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  # 257976 24-Sep-2009 08:30
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My mistake - I thought this was something newFoot in mouth

I wish I'd known about it when I moved my kids to Telecom last year - d'oh!!


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  # 257984 24-Sep-2009 09:05
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This has been going for MANY years! (i.e. possibly going on ten years!)

And yes, the credit for what is colloquially (and increasingly incorrectly) known as a "winback" is in ADDITION to other handset deals already on the table.

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  # 259314 29-Sep-2009 11:09
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This is just being marketed more as they pulled the $600 iphone rebate...

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