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Topic # 80182 28-Mar-2011 13:32
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A poll held over the weekend by VF as to which form of social media you prefer, and the subsequent postings on their Twitter and Facebook accounts today leads me to believe that tomorrow morning they will be announcing non stop Facebook and/or Twitter for on account customers.

Seems as though this promotion was done previously for pre pay customers but now it is time for us on account-ers to reap the benefits!

Thoughts?,,,

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  Reply # 452757 28-Mar-2011 14:03

Thoughts are that VF are still up to their old games of giving better value to Pre-Pay.

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  Reply # 452761 28-Mar-2011 14:05
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EJB: A poll held over the weekend by VF as to which form of social media you prefer, and the subsequent postings on their Twitter and Facebook accounts today leads me to believe that tomorrow morning they will be announcing non stop Facebook and/or Twitter for on account customers.


"non stop Facebook and/or Twitter for on account customers" - so zero rated data to either site? I'm not quite sure what you mean.




 
 
 
 


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Reply # 452773 28-Mar-2011 14:17
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EJB: A poll held over the weekend by VF as to which form of social media you prefer, and the subsequent postings on their Twitter and Facebook accounts today leads me to believe that tomorrow morning they will be announcing non stop Facebook and/or Twitter for on account customers.


"non stop Facebook and/or Twitter for on account customers" - so zero rated data to either site? I'm not quite sure what you mean.


Apologies for being vague. Yes, zero rated data to either site. Or so VF would have me believe

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  Reply # 452787 28-Mar-2011 15:07
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EJB:tomorrow morning they will be announcing non stop Facebook and/or Twitter for on account customers.

Seems as though this promotion was done previously for pre pay customers but now it is time for us on account-ers to reap the benefits!


Is it another simple, "for a limited time" "free try before you buy"

or are they intending to make those sites zero rated for ever... - my money is on the former,


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  Reply # 452789 28-Mar-2011 15:13
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Also money is on just the WAP site being zero rated...

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  Reply # 452839 28-Mar-2011 17:32
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SteveON: Thoughts are that VF are still up to their old games of giving better value to Pre-Pay.


Give it a rest. 

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  Reply # 452847 28-Mar-2011 18:10
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What's not clear is... what about the integrated services with Android, iOS and Windows Phone 7 where they all can tie in to Facebook and Twitter through apps/APIs, wonder if those service traffics be zero-rated as well?




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  Reply # 452856 28-Mar-2011 18:27
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chiefie: What's not clear is... what about the integrated services with Android, iOS and Windows Phone 7 where they all can tie in to Facebook and Twitter through apps/APIs, wonder if those service traffics be zero-rated as well?


Full details are here

http://www.vodafone.co.nz/specials-promos/nonstop/

It's only 3 twitter ap's that are zero rated. The vast majority of twitter users won't benefit from this "free" offer because they will still be charged for Twitter access.


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  Reply # 452861 28-Mar-2011 18:42
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I've actually just been told that it is apparently zero rating traffic that uses the Twitter API.

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  Reply # 452863 28-Mar-2011 18:43
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It says "Grab a Mobile Internet Add-On on Supa Prepay and you'll get nonstop Facebook and Twitter each month until 30 April 2011 without it counting towards your monthly data allowance."

Until 30th April 2011? That's not much at all - just next month?


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  Reply # 452914 28-Mar-2011 20:13
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freitasm: It says "Grab a Mobile Internet Add-On on Supa Prepay and you'll get nonstop Facebook and Twitter each month until 30 April 2011 without it counting towards your monthly data allowance."

Until 30th April 2011? That's not much at all - just next month?



That's because it's been around since last year for Supa Prepay, that page has been up for ages.

John stated this on Twitter though:

http://twitter.com/#!/johnreader/status/51867421820203008

 

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  Reply # 452915 28-Mar-2011 20:14
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My comment was based on sbiddle's post, which he now says was wrong...


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  Reply # 459869 17-Apr-2011 21:09
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they have now extended it to 30 September 2011 if you look on their site.

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  Reply # 462432 26-Apr-2011 12:53
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Seems like facebook Secure pages (HTTPS) are not free.

I have my facebook account setup to only use https.


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  Reply # 462449 26-Apr-2011 13:25
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BraaiGuy: Seems like facebook Secure pages (HTTPS) are not free.

I have my facebook account setup to only use https.



Yea I know its sad ay I use https as well. A shame they can't included https I guess its how the server monitors traffic.

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