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# 44417 27-Oct-2009 16:16
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I just picked up a mailer for Bond and Bond and noticed on the back of it this (under XT):

Non-Stop Text
Anyone, Any NZ Network, Anytime
All the texts you'll ever need for only $12 a month (Fair use policy in small print)

I can't find anything on their website about it

Anyone else know of this? I thought the dumped unlimited text due to how much it was costing in interconnection fees

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  # 267317 27-Oct-2009 16:23
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2mro youll know

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  # 267320 27-Oct-2009 16:29
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DjShadow: I thought the dumped unlimited text due to how much it was costing in interconnection fees

I can imagine Telecom running a loss-leader for a few months to try to move people to XT.

 
 
 
 


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  # 267321 27-Oct-2009 16:32
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Yeah as usual a retailer let the cat out of the bag!! Reminds me of 2 degrees launch with ads out a day before hand.







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  # 267327 27-Oct-2009 16:46
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I'm wondering if our junk mail came a day early than usual, the warehouse is advertising the Nokia 3120c for $199 with sim card, it does not mention the unlimited text tho

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  # 267329 27-Oct-2009 16:50
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It will be interesting to see what it is and whether it is part of a bigger picture. Tomorrow WILL tell.





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  # 267344 27-Oct-2009 17:27
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Wow, this looks cool. 


I wonder if the people on the $12 600 Text plan will get automatically put over to this new plan. 


This is reminding me about the Big Time launch 




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  # 267354 27-Oct-2009 17:41
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Telecom's not denying there'll be an unlimited plan announced tomorrow...


Also hear that there may be further new services/products announced tomorrow, but haven't got wind yet as to what they may be. Speculating wildly, I'd imagine bigger data plans for XT, ditto lowered casual voice/data rates, and maybe also rejigged DSL plans. 




 
 
 
 


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  # 267356 27-Oct-2009 17:46
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Telecom said last week that the XT data plans would be updated soon.

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  # 267357 27-Oct-2009 17:47
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http://www.stuff.co.nz/technology/gadgets/2976184/Speed-up-for-Telecom-mobiles


Could also launch HSPA+ and the new data stick to go with it tomorrow?





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  # 267365 27-Oct-2009 18:07
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That'd be right with the time frame mentioned in the story...






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  # 267390 27-Oct-2009 18:44
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Ok have popped it in the scanner:


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  # 267423 27-Oct-2009 19:56
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What a bad, bad, bad, bad move...

The lessons from $10 TXT simply either haven't been learnt and it's obvious now that that XT has obviously failed to capture market share from Vodafone that had been hoped. The problem is $12 TXT isn't going to to do that either..




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  # 267425 27-Oct-2009 20:02
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Looks like a move your butt to XT promotion





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  # 267438 27-Oct-2009 20:36
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How does umts handle lots of texts vs the old cdma network?

Is there any difference if you have it set to those 2 different options for sending texts (not with my phone to see what they are called, but on the old sony ericsson it was GSM or GPRS)




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  # 267477 27-Oct-2009 21:35
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GOOD movie by Telecom. Not sure how much money it will make them with termination rates, but they've obviously done research and figured most people will text 027 anyway. A heap of people are gona get a new phone. Well, that my prediction anyway

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