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  #772529 2-Mar-2013 00:03
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No you don't need to be rich to have access to 4G and the finer detail why Prepay does not have access I would say I can't go into on the public forum

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  #772538 2-Mar-2013 00:58
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freitasm:
: But when people tell me they want to watch movies on mobile - and HD movies for that matter on a small screen... Come one, just get an unlimited fixed line broadband connection and be done with it.


I often used my phone at others people homes, on my lunch break at work  and on holiday to watch  FHD content via HDMI, the option to stream it occasionally would be welcome. 




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  #772541 2-Mar-2013 01:06
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johnr: No you don't need to be rich to have access to 4G and the finer detail why Prepay does not have access I would say I can't go into on the public forum


well 'rich' ie, not waiting for studylink to pay you your student allowance :P

rich being paid enough to be able to spend $90 on a phone plan every month while still having money left over for all your other bills





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  #772545 2-Mar-2013 06:01
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That isn't being rich, that is earning a living wage .

If you have so little money how do you afford a premium device with 4g?

Vodafone have decided that users will pay for this service, i k now its shocking but until unicef get into the mobile data game that will likely continue.

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  #772546 2-Mar-2013 07:11
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For me it's like sky and even the hd ticket. If you want it that badly and it is worthwhile for you, then you will pay. If people are going to pay the extra ten dollars, why wouldn't they charge for it. So 4g is only available in some places, hd is only available on some channels, people still pay.

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  #772557 2-Mar-2013 08:48
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NZCoderGuy: $10 a month extra, for the privilege of burning through your data cap faster?

I am failing to see the logic in that? I would have thought it was a given..


Don't be disingenuous. Do you complain paying extra for a v8 in your car just because it burns through your fuel faster? I don't like the $10 fee either, but at the end of the day, it's not JUST so you can burn through your cap faster and to suggest it is, isn't reasonable or representative of the facts.



If you are going to use a car analogy for 4G then yes you would complain if your V8 ran out of gas before it left the drive way.


V8? more like W16!




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  #772558 2-Mar-2013 08:55
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johnr: No you don't need to be rich to have access to 4G and the finer detail why Prepay does not have access I would say I can't go into on the public forum


well 'rich' ie, not waiting for studylink to pay you your student allowance :P

rich being paid enough to be able to spend $90 on a phone plan every month while still having money left over for all your other bills


Priorities buddy. Get a job.




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  #772564 2-Mar-2013 09:06
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Some of you guys are starting to sound like a poncy car salesman. "If you need to ask the price you can't afford it" There's no way I'd spend $90 + / month on a cell fone. with all the other cost of living these days..




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  #772566 2-Mar-2013 09:18
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in light of that (that most people don't want to afford 4G on a plan) ... what's the estimated dual carrier deployment to the rest of the country, say Dunedin. is this put back for 4G or steam rolling ahead




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  #772567 2-Mar-2013 09:21
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joker97: in light of that (that most people don't want to afford 4G on a plan) ... what's the estimated dual carrier deployment to the rest of the country, say Dunedin. is this put back for 4G or steam rolling ahead


No as 2G/3G/4G is in all the same RAN

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  #772568 2-Mar-2013 09:23
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so DC and 4G rolling out together? *sigh the back to the future billboard only mentions welly and chch!




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  #772569 2-Mar-2013 09:26
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Vodafone NZ website advises 15 cities by the end of the year it's also covered in this thread back one page on 14

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  #772570 2-Mar-2013 09:26
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:)




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  #772576 2-Mar-2013 09:43
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Does the plans over $120 rule to those of us on a Corportate plan? I think my plan is $79 per month but obviously there heaps of us on it? Does that's mean I have to get outlet administrator to activate it for the lot?

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  #772577 2-Mar-2013 09:45
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Malingo: Does the plans over $120 rule to those of us on a Corportate plan? I think my plan is $79 per month but obviously there heaps of us on it? Does that's mean I have to get outlet administrator to activate it for the lot?


Speak to your account manager would be the best idea

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