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#271814 27-May-2020 19:14
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Hi, I am helping a not so techy friend. She currently has her landline with Vodafone, but is wanting to change it due to appalling service. I am wanting to know what companies offer landline /VOIP only. She has her mobile with 2 degrees and does not want broadband. Advice appreciated. Thank you in advance.

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  #2493098 27-May-2020 19:15
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Two name just two (there are more that I'm sure others will fill in):

 

2talk.co.nz

 

hero.co.nz

 

 


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  #2493100 27-May-2020 19:18
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Does not want broadband, but wants voip? uh....

 

Sounds like you just want a standard phoneline, many RSP's will offer this, they likely just don't list it on their site.

 

 

 

Spark will also do Wireless landline which is a bit cheaper than over copper.





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  #2493104 27-May-2020 19:23
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Why a voip line, would a decent mobile plan fix it.

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  #2493112 27-May-2020 19:38
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Their 2degrees mobile can be used as a land line. $20 a month and operates like landline.

 

 

 

https://www.2degreesmobile.co.nz/help-and-support/mobile/products-and-services/landline-on-your-mobile/

 

 

 

Edit, I can't find if outgoing calls are treated same, maybe minutes needed to cover, incoming calls same charge to caller for ringing regular landline.




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  #2493120 27-May-2020 19:51
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My friend is older and has other friends who will not ring a mobile. They also like to chat which, on a mobile only plan means lots of minutes. She is on a limited income, so does not want broadband combo.

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  #2493125 27-May-2020 20:12
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endless dataaaaaaaaaaaaaa with vodafone has unlimited sms and calls and is $40 for the cheap one. While some of her friends may be reluctant to call a mobile now, once a few of them get on this then the rest will follow and then get rid of the landlines so the rest will have to follow or else pay thru the nose for talking to anyone.





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  #2497269 3-Jun-2020 10:22
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I have a similar challenge. My father-in-law cannot (will not) use the mobile we have given him, and as a result I have to keep a landline for him to call. Stuff-fibre offer a mobile app which terminates and originates your PSTN. I'm seeking this offering but independently to my broadband, as I have been through a very long process of decoupling from Spark/copper and would like to decouple this also.


 
 
 
 


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  #2497273 3-Jun-2020 10:25
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lyonrouge:

 

Stuff-fibre offer a mobile app which terminates and originates your PSTN. I'm seeking this offering but independently to my broadband, as I have been through a very long process of decoupling from Spark/copper and would like to decouple this also.

 

 

 

 

I'd love to know what result you get in obtaining action on that request during their current state of transition to new ownership

 

I can't help but wonder whether approaching their new owners directly might be a quicker way to get to the end result.


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  #2497288 3-Jun-2020 11:03
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NOWNZ do BasebandIP landline (VOUP but still a copper landline to her house) for $45 p/m you have to call them up and ask for it


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