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Topic # 112519 11-Dec-2012 17:33
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Talk about getting absolutely screwed, and all the plans are so damn confusing.

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  Reply # 730678 11-Dec-2012 17:34
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Plenty of value out there at the moment. Better than its ever been. You trolling?

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  Reply # 730679 11-Dec-2012 17:38
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I remember paying $40 per month for dial up. Let's put into perspective, for what we can do now I think BB is great value for money. Lets look at all the other bills, food, electricity, petrol. We are paying more but is the value any better than it was 10 years ago?

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  Reply # 730684 11-Dec-2012 17:44
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I am more confused over your post! You have not even told us what you are confused about fixed line or mobile?

Most plans are any NZ network minutes, NZbestmate is to any network, Vodafone Family is very clear

Data bundles are easy to understand if you know the difference between MB & GB, If you don't not our fault but happy to explain if you wish

John




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  Reply # 730687 11-Dec-2012 17:49
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Sorry Mobile, Calls and Data.. btw CSR at vodafone agrees with me Tongue Out

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  Reply # 730689 11-Dec-2012 17:51
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Did you only start this thread to troll?

Expensive when compared to what?


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  Reply # 730694 11-Dec-2012 17:54
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I am still unsure what you are confused about?

Is it the any network SMS bundles?



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  Reply # 730695 11-Dec-2012 17:58
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johnr: Did you only start this thread to troll?




No i didn't start it to troll. just saying its expensive.

Heres an idea, once someone has a sim why not charge say 60$ a top up And give them say 500$ worth of phone calls at the rate per minute you decide and 2 Gb (not mb) of data that runs out in a month.


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  Reply # 730697 11-Dec-2012 18:02
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I'm inclined to agree that the current structure is built around making customers predict their usage with overage charges if they go over their prediction and unnecessary payments if they go under.

For example, instead of paying, say $25 for 500 MB, I'd rather pay $0.05/MB. If I only use 200 MB that month then I wouldn't "penalised". Likewise if I were to use more than usual then I wouldn't be paying overage at the more-expensive casual rate.

Bring back a "traditional" prepaid offering rather than this "monthly prepaid" that we have now!

Edit: I should point out that I understand why they don't do this, but I'm still in favour of it :)

Kelem: Heres an idea, once someone has a sim why not charge say 60$ a top up And give them say 500$ worth of phone calls at the rate per minute you decide and 2 Gb (not mb) of data that runs out in a month.

That sounds like confusion waiting to happen. If you've $60 worth of credit on there then by definition you'd get $60 worth of calling. If you said that you got "$500 worth" of calls then they'd probably just hike calls from 49c/minute up to $4/minute to compensate too.

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  Reply # 730698 11-Dec-2012 18:05
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Sure that sounds like a good idea Kelem

$60 top up $500 credit and I have decided at $125 per minute, Does that suit you?

So we charge a per minute rate and that is confusing?



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  Reply # 730719 11-Dec-2012 18:26
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Works pretty well in Aussie

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  Reply # 730722 11-Dec-2012 18:28
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When I try to compare Aussie plans with NZ ones I find it next to impossible because all the prices are in "Vodafone dollars" instead of AUD! That's the last thing I want to see here.

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  Reply # 730723 11-Dec-2012 18:28
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Kelem: Works pretty well in Aussie


Vodafone NZ offers Freebees you choose what you would like free each time you top up

http://www.vodafone.co.nz/prepay-freebees/

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  Reply # 730724 11-Dec-2012 18:29
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FYI this is not Aussie and we don't have snakes here



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  Reply # 730759 11-Dec-2012 19:24
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Like i said works pretty well in Aussie, but you do get 1000$ worth of calls and 3 GB of data for the month.

FYI only snakes i have seen in 2 years of going there for a month at a time have been the ones i have gone looking for, they sure know your around.

Not trolling just saying 

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  Reply # 730770 11-Dec-2012 19:44
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trololol. If you think it's expensive and confusing here, try the US.

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