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#77685 20-Feb-2011 17:30
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Hi There!

As I understand it, if we have VF at home with fixed broadband, we can get this on special, and it provides a 3g cellphone signal (like a local tower) and pushes the traffic down your broadband connection?

Does this mean we get charged for traffic twice? Once for 3G (We get 200MB a month) and also on our home broadband usage counter as well?

Why would someone want this if they have a phone capable of wifi and a wifi connection?

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  #441694 20-Feb-2011 17:46
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networkn:
Why would someone want this if they have a phone capable of wifi and a wifi connection?


because they have nothing to do with wifi.

read here for more info 

http://www.geekzone.co.nz/paulspain/Review

http://www.vodafone.co.nz/services/femtocell/





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  #441701 20-Feb-2011 18:37
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First, I've ammended the subject to make it more related to the actual discussion you are starting.

Second, there's already a long discussion about the Vodafone Sure Signal here: http://www.geekzone.co.nz/forums.asp?forumid=40&topicid=77291

In that discussion your questions are already answered, but I will put it here and lock this thread:

1.You can only use it with Vodafone DSL
2.All traffic used by Sure Signal is zero rated
3.It's a mini cell site. You get a fully functional 3G signal. It's nothing related to WiFi, and your phone works just like it would normally work, without any changes being needed.





 

 

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