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# 204830 19-Oct-2016 11:08
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If the $16/19 suits our needs are there really a difference between the companies? 




Skinny is $3 less, maybe on a better coverage network?  Vodafone is still ok.  Telecom ditto but no carry over units.  2Degrees seems to not have as a good coverage area - it's probably great for where most people work and live but if one gets to the fringe areas they don't have roaming agreements everywhere.  Ie in Wellington, Owhiro Bay or Makara you get a signal with Vodafone but you just don't get a or much a signal with 2Degrees. 







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  # 1653431 19-Oct-2016 11:31
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I moved from the Vodafone $19 prepay to the Skinny $16 prepay. So far the differences have been:


* Better coverage


* Better roaming options for prepay (Skinny roaming in Australia has a $5/day and roaming packs - on Vodafone I think most of these options were only available to those on plans)


* Better coverage == better battery life (for me at least)


* Unlimited minutes skinny to skinny. I believe on Vodafone this was only offered on weekends.


Rollover minutes (NZ/AU), unlimited text (NZ/AU), Rollover data was the same.

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