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Topic # 49649 20-Nov-2009 00:06
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My phones not working....its just searching for a network and has been for ages....anyone else have problems

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  Reply # 274619 20-Nov-2009 00:13
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Same thing with me (Wgtn), I just checked my phone and I have no connection. I checked here a moment ago but didn't see anyone mention anything. Tried to manually connect to the network but it says access denied after an eternity.

Yann



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  Reply # 274620 20-Nov-2009 00:15
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Im down south and my friend in Nelson is also having the same problem

 
 
 
 


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  Reply # 274621 20-Nov-2009 00:18
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Strange one really, probably a bit late for others to notice given the time.

Oh well, I'm just glad it isn't just me!

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  Reply # 274622 20-Nov-2009 00:23
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No servce in Dunedin suddenly. Oddly I tried putting my VF sim card in phone and also the same issue. I smell a conspiracy!

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  Reply # 274624 20-Nov-2009 00:28
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VF phone here in Wellington seems to be working fine. Telecom aren't rolling out some XT network update are they? Or it isn't affected a particular type of phone? (E71 here).

Might try a 2? sim now...

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  Reply # 274627 20-Nov-2009 00:36
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Something is playing up for sure, it seems to connect to the network every minute now and I get the notification for new voicemail and then it drops again.

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  Reply # 274628 20-Nov-2009 00:40
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My 2 Degrees sim worked fine in the phone, full coverage and what not. But with XT sim the phone seems to be cycling, trying to reconnect every once in a while and flashing the screen back on.

Ah well, fingers crossed!

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  Reply # 274629 20-Nov-2009 00:44
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networks dead here for me in christchurch as well

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  Reply # 274631 20-Nov-2009 00:50
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I had a look around the site, and the status is all good, I tried calling faults and get a out of hours message. So helpful Telecom.

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  Reply # 274633 20-Nov-2009 02:17
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Phoned them up - they are "down for upgrades".
You would think they could do this without taking the entire network down :s

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  Reply # 274634 20-Nov-2009 02:41
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Or make it more common knowledge that they will be doing down... Wow.
Good thing I wasn't relying on my cellphone for much tonight

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  Reply # 274640 20-Nov-2009 06:56
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Ping: Phoned them up - they are "down for upgrades".
You would think they could do this without taking the entire network down :s


well that would depend on the type of upgrade if its RNC then yes every cell attached to that RNC goes bye bye. Upgrades have to be done they do them in the middle of the night for a reason.

John

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  Reply # 274643 20-Nov-2009 07:12
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I am in Masterton and it is fine. Obviously network upgrade finished (I didn't look at my phone at Midnight).




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  Reply # 274645 20-Nov-2009 07:44
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johnr:
Ping: Phoned them up - they are "down for upgrades".
You would think they could do this without taking the entire network down :s


well that would depend on the type of upgrade if its RNC then yes every cell attached to that RNC goes bye bye. Upgrades have to be done they do them in the middle of the night for a reason.

John



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  Reply # 274646 20-Nov-2009 07:57
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Hopefully this means HSPA+ is now active :)




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