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# 83878 23-May-2011 08:51
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Hi guys,

I am thinking about getting a phone online, but I don't know what specs to check for Voda and XT.

Anybody able to spell it out to me in layman's terms.

For instance:
Vodafone Normal: 850MHz
3G HSDPA/UMTS: 2100MHz
No idea if these are correct, but I sure am confused!!

Thanks 

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  # 472784 23-May-2011 09:13
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Vodafone NZ does not run an 850mhz network

Telecom XT is 100% 850mhz 3G/UMTS with some 2100mhz sites for capacity only and not coverage.

Vodafone NZ & 2degrees

900/1800mhz 2G / GSM
900/2100mhz 3G / UMTS

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  # 472787 23-May-2011 09:17
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Coverage map will help you

http://www.vodafone.co.nz/coverage/

Purple GSM 2G / GPRS
Red 3G UMTS / HSPA 2100mhz
Orange 3G UMTS / HSPA 900mhz

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