I used to get 3-5 bars of reception at my house (yesterday) with my HTC TYTN II. Today I am getting between none and 2 if I hold my tongue the right way. A lot of the time it is just searching for a signal. I live in Howick, not woop woop.
[Moderator edit (tonyhughes): VFNZ might not be flavour of the week here at the moment, but I thought I should change the title and move the thread to reflect the real issue, which was in no way Vodafones phault.]