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Topic # 4655 14-Aug-2005 12:20
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Does Vodafone support push to talk?. If not then does any one know if this feature will be enabled on the network.

Another question i have is, on most of the new mobile phones they can send a pxt file up to 300kb - does NZ Vodafone support this or is it still 100kb.

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Reply # 18319 14-Aug-2005 12:23
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Check out the voda website it has PTT info on there (not for preay yet) and I have sent PXT over 200k before no issues.

http://search.vodafone.co.nz/services/pushtotalk.jsp?item=ptt



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Reply # 18320 14-Aug-2005 12:28
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Excellent!. I think it's time to retire my Nokia 6600 - it served me well.

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Reply # 18321 14-Aug-2005 12:35
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Yes place it on trademe and get some $$$ for it

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  Reply # 18353 14-Aug-2005 23:09
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Hi , the issue is not with sending a large Pic , but recieving . In Most cases the MMSC ( the box that does the traffic for Pics) will transcode the picture or video into the format and size limits of the receiving device. At this stage i think Vodafone only will allow receiving 100k , Telecom also has this issue

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  Reply # 18361 15-Aug-2005 09:19

email?
handsets with strong connectivity?
i suppose it harms the model of getting good quality images on the go but with increasingly powerful cameras (in terms of resolution) its a bit of a must

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  Reply # 18400 15-Aug-2005 20:08
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cellman: Hi , the issue is not with sending a large Pic , but recieving . In Most cases the MMSC ( the box that does the traffic for Pics) will transcode the picture or video into the format and size limits of the receiving device. At this stage i think Vodafone only will allow receiving 100k , Telecom also has this issue

Telecom doesnt have a 100kb limit on incoming messages.... ?




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  Reply # 18403 15-Aug-2005 21:10
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Telecoms MMSC limit. At leat 250KB, probably 300KB(as per the sanyos)
Vodafones MMSC limit, At least 300KB (maybe 3g only)


If anyone is interested in a list of PHONE specific file sizes, I can post if desired.


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  Reply # 18420 16-Aug-2005 08:46
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There is no limit of Telecom MMSC platform , there is however on the Lightsurf.

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  Reply # 18439 16-Aug-2005 11:22
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At the end of the day MMS just screws with the picture. A 200KB image sent as a JPEG e-mail attachment will be of far higher quality than the same image sent via MMS. And as for the 3GP video format, oh dear what a mess.

MMS was a temporary stop-gap until networks caught up with the 'internet'. Now however the mobile network IS the internet, so now you can use the formats that are already available. This applies for all media file types. The mobile world loves re-inventing the wheel, only it comes out square!

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Reply # 18455 16-Aug-2005 13:05
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timbo: At the end of the day MMS just screws with the picture.

I guess users need to look at -why- they are sending an MMS. If I want to send someone a pic of Bob and Sally making silly faces in the pub, i will MMS it. If I want to send a pic of my family to someone then i will email it directly.




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  Reply # 18466 16-Aug-2005 13:26
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timbo: The mobile world loves re-inventing the wheel, only it comes out square!


Very true, we see it time and time again.

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Reply # 18498 16-Aug-2005 20:46
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push to talk is c**p> it's a gimmick
who wants people announcing stuff through their phone for everyone to hear?
harldy anyone has it and people just annoy me so I don't have it activated on my phone.
it's also a rip off.

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  Reply # 18501 16-Aug-2005 20:56
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destroy_the_right_wing: push to talk is c**p> it's a gimmick
who wants people announcing stuff through their phone for everyone to hear?
harldy anyone has it and people just annoy me so I don't have it activated on my phone.
it's also a rip off.

I know lots of people who use it, its great in certain situations.
People who dont want things to come out on speaker can just press the speaker button and all P2T will be routed throught the earpeice.
Tens of thousands of people have it.
A rip off?? How?? Its ten dollars for unlimited talking at the moment. We have done the numbers for clients, and saved many customers large amounts of money by migrating lots of their short internal non-private calling to P2T. They love it, and the cost benefit is clearly obvious. Please explain further why you think its a ripoff?




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Reply # 18568 17-Aug-2005 13:40
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I love Push to Talk, everyone i work with has one and uses it on a daily basis and i have a good 20 more people in my push to talk contacts and they all use it and love it especially on a Saturday night lol. As for the pricing i havn't paid for mine yet i got the 2 month free trial.

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  Reply # 18572 17-Aug-2005 14:36
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I havn't got ptt i have a (voda) nokia, however i can use the same feature within my agile instant messanger and its great.

and its nice and cheep.


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