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Topic # 84456 31-May-2011 18:18
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I am trying to assist a Tahitian friend to buy a cellular phone here in NZ to use in Tahiti on their only network, Vini. Should I advise them to buy a Vodafone or a Telecom phone, or it does not matter? - TIA

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  Reply # 476336 31-May-2011 18:49
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According to Telecom's site, XT phones can roam in Tahiti on postpaid. I don't know about Vodafone.

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  Reply # 476345 31-May-2011 19:16
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just get a handset that supports 2G GSM 900mhz



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  Reply # 476467 31-May-2011 22:34
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Thanks johnr, as always great advice; much appreciated!



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  Reply # 476559 1-Jun-2011 09:23
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How about locked / unlocked? Is it relevant?

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  Reply # 476572 1-Jun-2011 09:34
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To clarify: Do you want to roam there or use a local SIM? Also, all NZ-purchased phones are unlocked.

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  Reply # 476579 1-Jun-2011 09:41
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markwolk: How about locked / unlocked? Is it relevant?


Vodafone NZ does not sell any SIM locked devices I am sure it's the same for the XT handsets on Telecom NZ



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  Reply # 476665 1-Jun-2011 13:03
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Thanks, guys. Yes, it's for use exclusively and permanently in Tahiti. Interesting; I didn't know that NZ does not have locked phones currently.

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