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  # 258709 27-Sep-2009 13:55
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A new WCDMA 2100 site at Remarkables Shopping Centre (Frankton-Queenstown, beside the airport) was integrated a couple of weeks ago - should be going live soon.




 

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  # 258718 27-Sep-2009 16:10
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michaelmurfy: Hey John;

Any plans to put a Voda Tower in the little town of Wakefield (South of Nelson) - Even if it's just a Roadside Lightpole one it will be still epic.. The maps on the coverage site state that it's pretty good coverage, but in reality there are so many holes in that >.<


Interesting...every time I've driven through there the coverage has been okay. Not fantastic, but acceptable.

 
 
 
 


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  # 258732 27-Sep-2009 17:03
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quickymart:
michaelmurfy: Hey John;

Any plans to put a Voda Tower in the little town of Wakefield (South of Nelson) - Even if it's just a Roadside Lightpole one it will be still epic.. The maps on the coverage site state that it's pretty good coverage, but in reality there are so many holes in that >.<


Interesting...every time I've driven through there the coverage has been okay. Not fantastic, but acceptable.


My parents live in a hole... Well a gaping hole of coverage. Right in the centre of Wakefield. My HTC Magic (HSDPA900) phone works pretty good though, it's more my blackberry, I hate having to walk outside when I get a call on my work phone lol.




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  # 260936 4-Oct-2009 10:42
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Thread bump:
How come the drop in all the mobile data devices John? Is something newer on the way very soon?
I'm probably going to buy a new Vodem today :)

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  # 260940 4-Oct-2009 11:03
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You talking about the $99 Prepay Vodem and $199 Vodem Pro?

Nothing is coming out soon as I know of, I actually just noticed it then when I sold a prepay vodem >.< - It would be wonderful if LTE came out next year though.

Don't you live in Nellyville Quickymart? If so we will see you soon lol. I'm based in the Richmond Mall.




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  # 260955 4-Oct-2009 11:34
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Nellyville? Nelson? No I'm on the North Shore (at the mo) :)

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  # 260970 4-Oct-2009 13:28
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I actually ended up going to a Vodafone Retail shop as opposed to my local First Mobile; the very friendly young woman there had no idea of that deal and said that they were all franchises and she couldn't offer me that deal. I went to a VF Retail shop instead and was able to get it at $199 - although the young man in there looked surprised about this as well; is this a brand-spanking-new deal or something, John?

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  # 260971 4-Oct-2009 13:30
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Drop in Vodem prices is a new permanent position for Vodafone NZ. Volumes for mobile broadband are huge worldwide and we're bringing the volume pricing benefits to godzone.




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  # 260973 4-Oct-2009 13:34
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LTE coming ... But significant work to be done and coverage won't match hspa for a long time.




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  # 260974 4-Oct-2009 13:35
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LTE coming ... But significant work to be done and coverage won't match hspa for a long time.




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  # 260979 4-Oct-2009 14:18
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When it matches HSUPA I might be interested :)

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# 260980 4-Oct-2009 14:21
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quickymart: When it matches HSUPA I might be interested :)


You will be waiting a long time

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  # 260981 4-Oct-2009 15:06
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No worries.
By the way John - is this Vodem locked to Vodafone or something? I just tried a 2Degrees SIM card in it to see what would happen, but the Mobile Connect software packed a bit of a sad and said something like "insert correct SIM". I'm not planning to jump ship, but just curious.

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  # 260982 4-Oct-2009 15:16
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Device is not SIM locked

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