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Reply # 58142 16-Jan-2007 23:28
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Please can we get back on the topic of overexcited iphone speculation (which is like a drug to a lot of people out there)




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Reply # 58148 17-Jan-2007 07:30
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stacey1122: did u know that if vodafone gets the iphone,telecom can still make money off it. u know why? because telecom seems to have heaps and heaps of public wi-fi hotspots all around new zealand. and vodafone doesn't have any. so if a person on vodafone had an iphone and they wanted to use the faster wi-fi, then they'll be using a telecom wireless hotspot at a cafe or library and that's how telecom will make money. lol. because vodafone new zealand do not have any public wi-fi hotspots at all. lol. if vodafone wants to make the most money out of it's customers who buy the iphone then they need to deploy hundreds of 802.11b/g wi-fi hotspots around new zealand before the iphone comes to new zealand within a year.



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  Reply # 58685 24-Jan-2007 03:26
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freitasm: Telecom won't make any money because the Telecom Hotspot is free until the end of 2007.... Get your facts right!
Last time I looked it was only free for Xtra broadband customers.

Unless its free for everyone? Then hells yeah I'm in. Bring on the legal movie trailers and game demos downloading wooooh!

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  Reply # 58712 24-Jan-2007 11:06
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I believe you just need an Xtra username/password (for a prepaid dialup, or pop3 account, or broadband account). They were giving pop account logins away free to people who bought mobile data plans.

Just ask your mom/aunty/grandmother for her login, and use that...







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  Reply # 58714 24-Jan-2007 11:21
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tonyhughes: I believe you just need an Xtra username/password (for a prepaid dialup, or pop3 account, or broadband account). They were giving pop account logins away free to people who bought mobile data plans.

Just ask your mom/aunty/grandmother for her login, and use that...


No the above poster is correct it is free for Xtra Broadband and Mobile Broadband customers only.

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What does it cost?


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Cost (including GST)
 
Xtra dial up$9.95 per hour
 
Xtra BroadbandFREE until 31 December 2007
 
Mobile BroadbandFREE until 31 December 2007
 
Telecom wireless hotspot prepaid card
 
$9.95 per hour
 
Telecom wireless hotspot online prepaid number
 
$9.95 per hour

 







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