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Topic # 79265 15-Mar-2011 13:44
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I just got this txt from Vodafone:

"To Help you keep in touch with friends and family through this time in Chch you now have an extra $35 credit on yr account. To check ur balance TXT BAL to 777"

I logged onto MyVodafone and sure enough there was an extra $35 on my account.

Nice Thanks Vodafone.

Anyone else get this?




 

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  Reply # 448548 15-Mar-2011 13:46
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I am on account and was given 120 minutes extra. I try not to use my phone though to relieve pressure on the network.

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  Reply # 448553 15-Mar-2011 13:55

There's definitely no need to concern yourself with overloading the network anymore.

 
 
 
 


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  Reply # 448557 15-Mar-2011 14:00
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maknz: There's definitely no need to concern yourself with overloading the network anymore.


Oh ok thanks for that! I know that the power is mostly back on but I thought there may have been damage to the cell towers...

There seems to be no 3G at the moment, anyone else noticed this? 

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  Reply # 448565 15-Mar-2011 14:14
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mattRSK: There seems to be no 3G at the moment, anyone else noticed this? 


I had intermittent 3g issues when I was down there over last two weeks.

But seemed quicker than my XT device. 

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  Reply # 448580 15-Mar-2011 15:06
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Tockly: I just got this txt from Vodafone:

"To Help you keep in touch with friends and family through this time in Chch you now have an extra $35 credit on yr account. To check ur balance TXT BAL to 777"

I logged onto MyVodafone and sure enough there was an extra $35 on my account.

Nice Thanks Vodafone.

Anyone else get this?




Totally irrelevant to the topic, but I wonder why, when that message is only 126 characters (so plenty of room to write full words),  they are using txt speak like ‘yr’ and ‘ur’ and place of  ‘your’  (not even consistency since they are both replacing the same word); yet do not use txt speak for things like ‘through’ (‘thru’) or ‘you’ (‘u’).


just seems a bit odd to me. 

Any ideas?

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  Reply # 448621 15-Mar-2011 16:49
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Oh, vodafone use txt speak all the time and it annoys me greatly!

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  Reply # 448689 15-Mar-2011 21:20
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mattRSK:
maknz: There's definitely no need to concern yourself with overloading the network anymore.


Oh ok thanks for that! I know that the power is mostly back on but I thought there may have been damage to the cell towers...

There seems to be no 3G at the moment, anyone else noticed this? 


3G in Riccarton is dodgy as, data just doesn't work. Data in the CBD is rock solid though.

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