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Topic # 4779 26-Aug-2005 12:06
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Telecom has just announced Mobile Jetstream / Mobile Broadband data roaming to Australia price at $8 per megabyte (equivilent to Telecoms domestic casual(ty) rate.)

[edit: it wasnt a price drop, there was no pricing to start with i think. - having a bad hair day]





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  Reply # 19207 28-Aug-2005 01:59
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EXCELLENT! $8 is extremely good, Much cheaper than it is locally over there!!!!

Time to fork out for another harrier to replace my smashed baby :-(

Does anyone know if the Sanyo 4920 is EVDO? (current hackabout phone) I can't seem to find much luck on this.



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  Reply # 19212 28-Aug-2005 04:14
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As far as I am aware, none of the Sanyos on TNZ are capable of tethered data. :-(




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  Reply # 19214 28-Aug-2005 10:22
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Sanyo 4920 is not EVDO and correct non of the Sanyo's are capable of tethered data

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  Reply # 19258 28-Aug-2005 19:31
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Disenchanted: Telecom has just announced Mobile Jetstream / Mobile Broadband data roaming to Australia price at $8 per megabyte.

Now Vodafone should bring on 'One-rate' for data to align this with the one-rate for voice which has been around for a while.



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  Reply # 19259 28-Aug-2005 20:26
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yes, whatever the price, certainty of price is paramount to uptake of these services by a wider range of non-technical customers...




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  Reply # 19261 28-Aug-2005 20:56
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timbo:
Disenchanted: Telecom has just announced Mobile Jetstream / Mobile Broadband data roaming to Australia price at $8 per megabyte.

Now Vodafone should bring on 'One-rate' for data to align this with the one-rate for voice which has been around for a while.


When they first launched GPRS roaming to oz this was the case. It was quite surprising to see this then change to $30 per MB!


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  Reply # 19299 29-Aug-2005 21:39
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when voda launched GPRS roaming in OZ it was charged the same as being in NZ your MB's were valid over there as well.

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Reply # 19312 29-Aug-2005 23:12
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ha ha, those were the gool ol' days, no tricks, no "extra's" as you usually discover these days with anything good (like motormouth on account excluding landlines from the included minutes, data roaming being horrendous & I just found out "Video" PXT was $1!!!!, hmmmm..)

In the other hand, there are some things on roaming which work, not as expected! IE, cheaper!

like "free" data roaming on Telecom, $10 TXT used to work, Motormouth was 49c even to a 027 in NZ (all while I was in australia)

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