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Topic # 195320 15-Apr-2016 13:21
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Ok,

 

I need to talk to someone in the know and is very helpful in the Customer Retention department regarding contracts with Vodafone etc,

 

can anyone please advise who I should talk with who isn't in the Phillipines

 

Thanks

 

Jamie 


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  Reply # 1533554 15-Apr-2016 13:50
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There was a really helpful guy from Vodafone.. certain people ruined that for everyone.





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  Reply # 1533570 15-Apr-2016 14:25
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Since JohnR is no-longer with us I'd recommend doing this.

 

1) Read this: http://pages.bigpipe.co.nz/how-to-switch-isps-without-ruining-everything/

 

2) Use this link to sign up to BigPipe - it'll give you $20 extra: Clicky.

 

3) Buy their $99 router also - it is pretty good. When UFB is installed phone Vodafone and tell them you're leaving, send them flowers, do whatever because honestly you're better off with somebody else.

 

Whilst this sounds like relationship advice (and it kinda is) signing up with BigPipe will ensure that you're with a competent ISP, you've likely seen them around here, they're very helpful and a great all-around ISP.





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  Reply # 1533576 15-Apr-2016 14:40
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Why do you want to remain with vodafone so much?





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  Reply # 1533578 15-Apr-2016 14:40
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Ok,

 

I need to talk to someone in the know and is very helpful in the Customer Retention department regarding contracts with Vodafone etc,

 

can anyone please advise who I should talk with who isn't in the Phillipines

 

 

Post on the Vodafone Facebook page that you'd like someone to contact you. In the past I've had reasonable experience getting assistance from the Online guys.


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  Reply # 1533580 15-Apr-2016 14:45
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There used to be a guy who can works any magic in Vodafone. He has to go because some idiots ruined it.

The best you can do is to wait for anyone in Vodafone to reply here or ask for retention team when you call them. As far as I know - all Vodafone broadband supports are based in NZ.





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  Reply # 1533583 15-Apr-2016 14:54
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Are you trying to get a better deal, or something else? If you want to use another provider just switch.





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  Reply # 1533590 15-Apr-2016 14:57
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Baffles me why you'd want to stay with Vodafone rather than move to fibre


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  Reply # 1533591 15-Apr-2016 15:00
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Might not be for Broadband - could be for Mobile.

 

Best to just keep asking the Call centre to transfer you to Retentions. If they don't have a retentions team - try Spark or 2Degrees.

 

If Broadband, change to Bigpipe as above :)


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  Reply # 1533592 15-Apr-2016 15:02
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Baffles me why you'd want to stay with Vodafone rather than move to fibre

 

 

There might be reasons. Might not have Fibre available or might have Fibre available but have Cable + Vodafone TV and can't/don't want to afford the extra money it would cost to switch to Fibre + SkyTV direct.


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  Reply # 1533594 15-Apr-2016 15:04
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Jamie1990:

 

Ok,

 

I need to talk to someone in the know and is very helpful in the Customer Retention department regarding contracts with Vodafone etc,

 

can anyone please advise who I should talk with who isn't in the Phillipines

 

Thanks

 

Jamie 

 

 

 

 

Jamie:

 

http://www.vodafone.co.nz/our-company/ceo-executive-team/

 

 

 

They have direct contact details here. Matt Freeman for consumer, Ken Tunnicliffe for business and Kelly Moore for service (or lack thereof). Russell also takes calls, as do all of the execs, to their credit.

 

If they answer of course.... (!)





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  Reply # 1533607 15-Apr-2016 15:49
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Just put in a request to close your account, they call you back pretty quick then. Still didnt help to keep me on as a customer tho... $180 for what I wanted from them, got it for $99 elsewhere - they did offer it to me for $120 but still, $20 is $20.... :)

 

 





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  Reply # 1533613 15-Apr-2016 16:15
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Heh they are still adding to my bill when I threaten to leave, and won't waive the termination so I'm still riding it out.

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  Reply # 1533661 15-Apr-2016 18:20
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2) Use this link to sign up to BigPipe - it'll give you $20 extra: Clicky.

 

 

Looked into BigPipe based on your recommendation and it turns out even though my house (in Kapiti) is UFB ready I can't get BigPipe as they only service Wellington, Auckland, Chch, and Dunedin :(


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  Reply # 1533662 15-Apr-2016 18:22
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plamy and hamilton too :)

 

 


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  Reply # 1533663 15-Apr-2016 18:23
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plamy and hamilton too :)


 



Strange - Big pipe person didn't say about that. Good for those areas though :)

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