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Topic # 31066 3-Mar-2009 16:04
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Hey guys,
I'm interested in Vodafone's new $1 a day internet with 10mb. On their website they talk about vodafone live or using your phone as a modem. However I want to use it to access email via activesync from my nokia. Would this be included?





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  Reply # 198985 3-Mar-2009 16:08
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Yes it would.

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  Reply # 198987 3-Mar-2009 16:10
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Any data used in NZ

Does not matter what its for

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  Reply # 199824 7-Mar-2009 22:21
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This 10 mb for $1 is not a bad deal!    I use my Nokia phone as modem over bluetooth, & find I can browse around 10 web page per mb if I turn off 'Load images automatically' option in Firefox.    Many pages such as CNN load quite well and are very readable with no pictures.   And with no pictures to load most pages load almost as if you're using ADSL!

It seems to be about 2-3 times faster than dial-up and the Nokia software works nicely on XP anyway!

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Reply # 199835 7-Mar-2009 23:34
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amiga500: This 10 mb for $1 is not a bad deal! !


Watch this space with whats coming soon

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  Reply # 199854 8-Mar-2009 08:19
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amiga500: This 10 mb for $1 is not a bad deal!    I use my Nokia phone as modem over bluetooth, & find I can browse around 10 web page per mb if I turn off 'Load images automatically' option in Firefox.    Many pages such as CNN load quite well and are very readable with no pictures.   And with no pictures to load most pages load almost as if you're using ADSL!


So "mobile internet" for you is "crippled internet"? I think the $1/day deal is more for people who wants to check their email or do the occasional look up on directions or light browsing - it's certainly not intended to be used on a tethered connection because soon you would be running into the $1/MB area...





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  Reply # 199869 8-Mar-2009 10:22
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johnr: Any data used in NZ

Does not matter what its for

John


Cool. Just to confirm - this includes voip data?

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  Reply # 199874 8-Mar-2009 11:03
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johnr:
amiga500: This 10 mb for $1 is not a bad deal! !


Watch this space with whats coming soon

John



Finally prepay data blocks?

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  Reply # 199885 8-Mar-2009 11:58
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dolsen:
johnr: Any data used in NZ

Does not matter what its for

John


Cool. Just to confirm - this includes voip data?


Vodafone's data rates include *every* form of data. There is no shaping or filtering and everything is charged at the same rate no matter what APN you use (internet, WAP or gateway). VoIP traffic is included bue due to the nature of mobile data there is no QoS to guarantee call quality.

The only exception to this is any content that is zero rated in the billing system or Blackberry traffic.

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  Reply # 199895 8-Mar-2009 12:59
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dolsen:
johnr: Any data used in NZ

Does not matter what its for

John


Cool. Just to confirm - this includes voip data?


Thought I made it clear! does not matter what type of traffic (is that better)

John

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  Reply # 199896 8-Mar-2009 13:13
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johnr:
dolsen:
johnr: Any data used in NZ

Does not matter what its for

John


Cool. Just to confirm - this includes voip data?


Thought I made it clear! does not matter what type of traffic (is that better)

John


Yep - I can go have a play soon...

I was just making sure that the conditions

"Use of Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) is prohibited"

under the heading "Things you need to know"

from this page

http://www.vodafone.co.nz/mobile-data/3g-broadband-plans.jsp

Did not apply to this casual data rate.

While you are here...

Is the text "Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consec tetur adipisicing elit amet, consec"
Meant to be on this page?

http://www.vodafone.co.nz/shop/plans_mobile_internet_non_js.jsp?plantype=data&billingMethod=onAccount&menuKey=mnit600004

:-)

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  Reply # 199899 8-Mar-2009 13:42

No it's not :p

I will have a look at this on Monday, Thanks for pointing it out

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  Reply # 200548 11-Mar-2009 10:00
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dolsen: Is the text "Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consec tetur adipisicing elit amet, consec"
Meant to be on this page?

http://www.vodafone.co.nz/shop/plans_mobile_internet_non_js.jsp?plantype=data&billingMethod=onAccount&menuKey=mnit600004

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  Reply # 200818 12-Mar-2009 13:41
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"Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consec tetur adipisicing elit amet, consec" is Latin for "no restriction on what sort of data you can send"

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  Reply # 201294 15-Mar-2009 16:17
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johnr:
amiga500: This 10 mb for $1 is not a bad deal! !


Watch this space with whats coming soon

John


Still watching/waiting!

It would be nice if vodafone charged $1/10MB a day evenly.. ie 1MB of data only cost 10 cents in say 100k blocks or something.
I'd definetly use mobile data a lot more from my phone if that were the case.

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  Reply # 201307 15-Mar-2009 18:05
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kyhwana2:
johnr:
amiga500: This 10 mb for $1 is not a bad deal! !


Watch this space with whats coming soon

John


Still watching/waiting!

It would be nice if vodafone charged $1/10MB a day evenly.. ie 1MB of data only cost 10 cents in say 100k blocks or something.
I'd definetly use mobile data a lot more from my phone if that were the case.


Data is only charged per 10kb blocks now.

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