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  Reply # 39826 27-Jun-2006 16:10
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Ok guys this is getting way off topic. How bout we speculate on what vodas next step will be? Any ideas out there?

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  Reply # 39828 27-Jun-2006 16:17
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Ahhh speculation.... I speculate status quo

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  Reply # 39830 27-Jun-2006 16:25
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I have to agree with Brad :/

Would be nice though if they brought out something similar to TCNZ's 'prepaid' $10 txt... as I don't consider free txt weekends to be much of a comparison nor do i consider on account 'you choose' to muster up beside it either.


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  Reply # 39832 27-Jun-2006 16:29
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Free text weekend is only good for text spamming which irritates me! $10 text 24/7 is a great deal for me, i never send more than 300 in a month but i send most of them during the week so until VF brings out a comparable deal i could never consider switching, unless it was so i could get an N93

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  Reply # 39835 27-Jun-2006 16:35
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How about something similar to You Choose Add Ons, but for prepay. Like VFUK

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  Reply # 39838 27-Jun-2006 16:49
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I need texts to both networks and i dont want to give up my 6265, so at the moment VF dont really have anything to lure me away from telecom


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Reply # 39839 27-Jun-2006 16:57
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From my point of view free TXT weekends was great, as most serious TXTers would have both a Vodafone to use on the weekend and a Telecom mobile to use during the weekdays. Now if we think about it Telecom gets $10 per mobile (assuming they send 50 or more txt messages), and what does Vodafone get from these users who have both?? Nothing!! Brilliant!!

That’s why I never saw free txt weekends as a long term promo, just wasn’t logical.

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Reply # 39841 27-Jun-2006 17:38
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Question for Brad if you don't want to answer this thats OK

Where do you work?

I am sure Vodafone find SMS coming from 027 to the 021 network great as well cause VFNZ get revenu from this

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  Reply # 39846 27-Jun-2006 18:16
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nzbnw:


That’s why I never saw free txt weekends as a long term promo, just wasn’t logical.

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SO far, Free Text Weekends has been around for 15 months ( it was launched in March 2005) - so they have been around for a long term period.

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  Reply # 39847 27-Jun-2006 18:34
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lokinz: How about something similar to You Choose Add Ons, but for prepay. Like VFUK


They look like pretty good plans.....

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  Reply # 39848 27-Jun-2006 18:36
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Jeffthechef:
lokinz: How about something similar to You Choose Add Ons, but for prepay. Like VFUK


They look like pretty good plans.....



VFUK? Does anyone else find that highly amusing?

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  Reply # 39850 27-Jun-2006 18:52
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johnr: I am sure Vodafone find SMS coming from 027 to the 021 network great as well cause VFNZ get revenu from this


Point taken. I was looking at it from a consumer’s point of view, but yes one must look at it from a commercial point as well to gain a balanced picture.



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Reply # 39851 27-Jun-2006 18:55
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simon_nz90: SO far, Free Text Weekends has been around for 15 months ( it was launched in March 2005) - so they have been around for a long term period.


I guess it comes down to what you define as the 'long' term, sorry but I'll stick with my original comment on this one.

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  Reply # 39859 27-Jun-2006 19:47
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johnr: Question for Brad if you don't want to answer this thats OK

Where do you work?

I am sure Vodafone find SMS coming from 027 to the 021 network great as well cause VFNZ get revenu from this

John, I work for the Dunedin City Council and also run a web design business.

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Reply # 39861 27-Jun-2006 20:23
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All I can say about free SMS been extended is watch the Vodafone.co.nz website for the next few days.

If anything happens I am sure it will be on there

PS I don't know whats happening so please don't ask maybe nothing will happen (no more been SPAMed on the weekend)





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