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Reply # 40380 3-Jul-2006 13:34
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bae234: i heard that u cannot access xtra pop email servers with other isps, so i would not be able to get my email into outlook from this datacard. but still could acess xtramail, im guessing?
You can access the Xtra email from other networks, if you subscribe to their secure service. Also pop3 access is probably faster than any webmail...





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  Reply # 40383 3-Jul-2006 14:23
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wow thanks for all the feedback. given mauricio's comments about possible hardware issues, I think I'm going to "do nothing" for now ... or at least go and get a definite answer from Vodafone about compatibility.

(my roaming would be to "remote" places like Gisborne, New Plymouth and Christchurch - places where Woosh doesn't go (not sure about CHCH) and I wouldn't expect to get high speed coverage there - just enough to get my emails downloaded. )

thanks again, I'll leave it there ...

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Reply # 40385 3-Jul-2006 14:33
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Ok, so if your roaming is local (New Zealand) and you have Xtra email, then you should consider the Telecom offer as well - this will give you access to Xtra's email account, and a large 3G footprint in the country.





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  Reply # 40386 3-Jul-2006 15:33
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sgarton: good point. GOOD point. Wonder if that's why the new plans are cheap at the moment ...



Anybody know if the $49 deals have been extended? THey both were supposed to finish on the 30th June.

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Reply # 40388 3-Jul-2006 15:51
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I thought it was the 9th ofJuly for Vodafone

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  Reply # 40391 3-Jul-2006 16:03
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johnr: I thought it was the 9th ofJuly for Vodafone


It is. Also my Bday, start saving for my pressie guys Laughing

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  Reply # 40392 3-Jul-2006 16:05
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9th of July for Telecom as well.




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  Reply # 40784 11-Jul-2006 09:17
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well im back from my overseas trip. ended up figuring out how to use my xda mini as a gprs modem and that gave me minimal internet for emails which was good enough.

now just waitin for vodafone to hit me with the bill!

fyi, looks like vodafone extended the 1gb for $49/mth until 30th sept 06.

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  Reply # 40790 11-Jul-2006 10:04
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Similar, if  you sign up for a 24 month contract you get a VMC card for $149. Last promo was a free card.

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  Reply # 40793 11-Jul-2006 10:25
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Telecom has also extended their 1GB promo until September 30th.

...Where is the innovation?




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