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Topic # 13277 1-May-2007 19:13
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Tomizone.....

Setup your own Wifi hotspot, and make money, while offering others in the neighborhood a cheap quality broadband connection.....

All ya need is a certified router, and a Tomizone account and the firmware which is free.

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Reply # 69116 1-May-2007 19:15
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I've known their CEO Steve Simms for years. I talked to him about Tomizone in a previous Convergence Auckland.

Do you realise it breaks the ToS for most ISPs around the world, and most likely all ISPs in New Zealand?







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  Reply # 69117 1-May-2007 19:17
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No

Shame, its a good idea




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Reply # 69118 1-May-2007 19:20
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I don't know any ISP in New Zealand that allows sharing your connection.

Tomzinoe is quite similar to FON. However more commercial. FON has made great progress though and they signed an agreement with Warner in the U.S. to allow users to share their connections.







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  Reply # 69121 1-May-2007 19:35
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He must be doing something, if hes setup a head office in Auckland and NZ being the first place in the world to have Tomizone  enabled D-Link routers...

Surely he would not setup all this to not be able to operate at all due to the ToS of NZ network operators?

He must have some deals in the pipeline surely?

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Reply # 69122 1-May-2007 19:38
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NZ is the first place to have those routers because the company is based here. They are working a lot overseas. I don't think New Zealand has grounds for this.

We have low bandwidth Internet, and capped plans. How can you share that?







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  Reply # 69123 1-May-2007 19:43
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I agree with that...

But why setup the company in a country where the product is not marketable?
Especially one so remote to their target markets like NZ?

There are better economic incentives to setup a high tech company somewhere like Europe are there not?




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Reply # 69215 2-May-2007 12:20
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Folks, we have a complete change of game now. This is just in from the PR folks:


Tomizone, the global company offering an innovative Wi-Fi Hotspot service, is excited to announce its first ISP affiliate deal with New Zealand Internet Service Provider Orcon. This affiliation means Orcon customers will be able to securely share their broadband connections and be part of Tomizone’s growing global Wi-Fi Hotspot network.  

As of Monday 14th May 2007, any new or existing Orcon customer can order a Wi-Fi D-Link router with the free Tomizone software pre-loaded.












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  Reply # 69247 2-May-2007 17:02
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Thank you.




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