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# 40816 4-Sep-2009 11:32
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I am thinking of getting Homezone but wonder how accurate the zone mesuring is. My 3G coverage is patchy around my house, rangeing from 5 bars to zilch.
Thanks.

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  # 253392 5-Sep-2009 15:11
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I know a couple of people that have used it and it goes _way_ beyond their houses and still is homezone.

Give it a shot, whats the worst that can happen? Doesnt work so you cancel it.




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  # 253419 5-Sep-2009 18:15
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Yeh, was thinking more of people calling in, thinking it was a local number and getting stung with a cellphone call cost.

 
 
 
 


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  # 253422 5-Sep-2009 18:33
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Correct name is localzone

You do not require 3G coverage for localzone to work works fine over 2G

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  # 253427 5-Sep-2009 18:52
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johnr: Correct name is localzone

You do not require 3G coverage for localzone to work works fine over 2G

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I can see how he got confused... The VF website says you need a 3G handset.

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  # 253431 5-Sep-2009 19:00
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It does say this but 3G coverage is not required for the service to work only a 3G handset

In your localzone you can lock the handset to GSM and localzone will still work

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  # 253574 6-Sep-2009 17:30
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peejayw: Yeh, was thinking more of people calling in, thinking it was a local number and getting stung with a cellphone call cost.


It is a local number, they cant get charged for calling it. If you dont have the pay more divert option it will just hit your voicemail if its not in the zone.




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  # 253579 6-Sep-2009 17:36
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Follow me or Follow you its called $30 per month

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  # 253718 7-Sep-2009 11:59
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You need a 3G phone as it works as an app on your sim. because of some advances between 2G and 3G handsets the 3G handsets can run the sim app.




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  # 253776 7-Sep-2009 14:49
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peejayw: Yeh, was thinking more of people calling in, thinking it was a local number and getting stung with a cellphone call cost.


There is no way a caller who dials a local landline number can be charged a fee.

If anything, you would be charged. But in this case, it would go to vociemail... unless you had followme.




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