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  Reply # 303221 1-Mar-2010 10:36
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maknz: Their market is extremely closed due to the lack of prepaid.

Don't like all the XT bashing from competitors... should be blaming Alcatel-Lucent if anyone.


Yeah cos they tendered it, signed off on it, and set the budget... Oh wait no, that was Telecom..  

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  Reply # 303376 1-Mar-2010 17:28
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Twitter work on slingshot at all? Since its just resold VF I am hoping it does...




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  Reply # 303419 1-Mar-2010 18:47
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CamH: I wonder if I can move my CDMA mobiles to this offer. I already have 1 slingshot mobile which I moved from Vodafone and I would be keen to move my brother on Telecom CDMA over if they would allow it.


Go into a Telecom shop get the CDMA number moved to a XT SIM it will be a free upgrade. Then get the XT number ported to slingshot.

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  Reply # 303453 1-Mar-2010 21:16
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Can you really port over to slingshot with this offer from a prepaid XT SIM?

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  Reply # 303455 1-Mar-2010 21:18
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kyhwana2: Can you really port over to slingshot with this offer from a prepaid XT SIM?


Yes.




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  Reply # 303456 1-Mar-2010 21:18
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kyhwana2: Can you really port over to slingshot with this offer from a prepaid XT SIM?


That is the purpose of number porting you won't keep the same SIM but you will keep the same number

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  Reply # 303457 1-Mar-2010 21:19
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Oh, and I assume you get to keep the phone after 12 months is up?



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  Reply # 303460 1-Mar-2010 21:21
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kyhwana2: Can you really port over to slingshot with this offer from a prepaid XT SIM?


Yes you can move your pre pay XT phone number to slingshot. They will want to know your phone number and number printed on the SIM card.  

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  Reply # 303461 1-Mar-2010 21:21
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kyhwana2: Can you really port over to slingshot with this offer from a prepaid XT SIM?


You can port to any carrier and keep the same mobile number even to Vodafone NZ prepay / On account , 2degrees , Black & White, Telstraclear

http://www.vodafone.co.nz/porting/switch-to-prepay.jsp

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  Reply # 303463 1-Mar-2010 21:22
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kyhwana2: Oh, and I assume you get to keep the phone after 12 months is up?


Yes the contract is on you not the handset



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  Reply # 303467 1-Mar-2010 21:23
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kyhwana2: Oh, and I assume you get to keep the phone after 12 months is up?


After the 12 months term you could cancel and keep the phone. 

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  Reply # 303507 1-Mar-2010 23:08
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I'd be inclined to port-in an 021 number to XT and then to Slingshot as it means that anyone who thinks it's "on net" would be correct in assuming.

As good a deal as it is, I don't think I'll personally bother though, I have more than enough phones and only really use the XT one now.

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  Reply # 303512 1-Mar-2010 23:25
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CamH: I wonder if I can move my CDMA mobiles to this offer.

It says "jump from the XT notwork". Since the CDMA network isn't called XT, and works, I don't think so...


You would be wrong.

Today, I signed up to it with both my and my partners CDMA phone numbers.

Be AWARE: not ALL the staff there know what they are doing. One guy told me FLAT I was not allowed to do it. I called again later, got someone else, and they said I could and this was confirmed by a supervisor.

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  Reply # 303515 1-Mar-2010 23:30
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Brendan:
Detruire:
CamH: I wonder if I can move my CDMA mobiles to this offer.

It says "jump from the XT notwork". Since the CDMA network isn't called XT, and works, I don't think so...


You would be wrong.

Today, I signed up to it with both my and my partners CDMA phone numbers.

Be AWARE: not ALL the staff there know what they are doing. One guy told me FLAT I was not allowed to do it. I called again later, got someone else, and they said I could and this was confirmed by a supervisor.


Telecom XT and Telecom CDMA customers can take up this offer

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  Reply # 303518 1-Mar-2010 23:38
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kyhwana2: Can you really port over to slingshot with this offer from a prepaid XT SIM?


You can port to any carrier and keep the same mobile number even to Vodafone NZ prepay / On account , 2degrees , Black & White, Telstraclear

http://www.vodafone.co.nz/porting/switch-to-prepay.jsp

John


Yes, but they had no obligation to offer this deal to people coming from prepaid however.




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