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#33683 9-May-2009 17:47
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I have an LG KU380 and noticed today that for some reason I can get 3G coverage in Oamaru FINALLY!

Now I can finally video-call everyone I know that has 3G as well! Thanks vodafone for getting the 3G coverage. Also I can get 3G all throughout town and out to the boundrys as well. Havnt really tried anywhere else.




Thanks VF!




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  #213706 9-May-2009 17:58
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Cool Cool.. People still video call? I tried it once or twice but it felt awkward, so haven't done it since.

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  #213707 9-May-2009 18:02
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Yeah I still video call, only when I have 3G coverage though..
Now that vodafones bringing it out everywhere I'll finally be able to do it!




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  #213741 9-May-2009 20:38
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damn they need to bring out 3 g blackberry so I can video call lol. argh.. hehe ..



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  #213949 10-May-2009 22:10
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A friend has a camera that has 3g in it and you video call it to see whats happening at the shop. Very cool.




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  #213967 10-May-2009 23:57
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I use video calling - a lot. Both person-to person and also 2 devices similar to that "3g shop camera" setup.

Only problem is Vodafone by default remove the "UMTS only" option from most customised handsets phones by default which is very annoying when I'm in 900MHz areas.


Question in case JohnR comes here, will 900MHz rollout be extended to main centres too? 2100 MHz and Wellington's hills and buildings do not mix.

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  #213968 10-May-2009 23:58
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Rich, any chance you could find out more info on that camera? I have hacked phones that do the same thing but it's a bit funky.

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  #213969 11-May-2009 00:06
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paradoxsm: Rich, any chance you could find out more info on that camera? I have hacked phones that do the same thing but it's a bit funky.


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They don't appear on the Swann site if you choose your country as NZ though so maybe not available here.



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  #213979 11-May-2009 05:56
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Dove electronics stock Swann most models.

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  #213986 11-May-2009 07:15
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zocster: Dove electronics stock Swann most models.


True for the entire Swann product range, not sure if they have those actual cameras though.

Dove is a distributor but may be able to point you to someone nearby who can sell to you if they have them in stock in NZ.

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  #213988 11-May-2009 07:18
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If john does come here would he be able to answer this question:
How come I have to switch my phone into 3g by going into a manual network selection and click "vodafone nz 3g" and all by friends samsung phones they have to change into utms only mode to go into 3g it's not automatically switching over?





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  #214007 11-May-2009 09:08
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Thank you Taneb1!!! i just tried searching for networks on my LG Viewty.. and holly hell, blenheim has 3G now too! Finally :)  Obviously not setting it as the default network yet tho.

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  #214012 11-May-2009 09:25
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Oh, is the reason that its not switching over the 3G automatically because its not the default network? That makes sense now! Thanks garvani..

JohnR - Any idea when they will change it too the default network?




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  #214018 11-May-2009 09:40
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Correct many sites are in testing before live to customers

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  #214020 11-May-2009 09:43
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Really? Oh, so I guess its still ok if we use them to test out before the offical launch?




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taneb1: Really? Oh, so I guess its still ok if we use them to test out before the offical launch?


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