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# 100060 2-Apr-2012 16:23
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Has any body noticed a difference? I was out with some friends at a restaurant in Otatara (Invercargill) and we all had Full bars of 3G instead of the usual 0-1 bars of 2G very cool. Good job 2D

[Edit: Just added more details]

http://www.2degreesmobile.co.nz/mobilebroadband/broadbandzones




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  # 604007 2-Apr-2012 16:56
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YAY!

Expect for the fact that were I live in Mosgiel is not covered
I am 1.1km from the tower (at approximately 20 Church St) and I am at 101. According to the map, the tower strength runs out at around 93 Church Street (no house in that block, so estimation of numbering). 

During the 'testing' phaze, I would often have 0 bars or switch to Roaming on Vodafone

In contrast, when I with Vodafone I had full 3G at my house 24/7.

 
 
 
 




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  # 604012 2-Apr-2012 17:03
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freitasm: Now we can move to Napier ;)



Yay? 

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  # 604013 2-Apr-2012 17:05
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WOOHOO - finally it is official!

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  # 604015 2-Apr-2012 17:07
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The map hasn't caught up yet... Ashburton available in the drop down box, but no coverage shown on the map. LOL


ETA - map does show coverage in Ashburton if zoom right on, but it has holes in it! Undecided

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  # 604019 2-Apr-2012 17:11
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Yep! It's true, we've added Hastings, Napier, Rotorua, Taupo, Palmerston North, Levin, Dunedin and Invercargill to the Mobile Broadband Zones today. Smile

We're building and testing in other spots, so bear with us as we work through the testing phase in those spots.

Cheers,
^SB





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  # 604024 2-Apr-2012 17:14
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2degrees: Yep! It's true, we've added Hastings, Napier, Rotorua, Taupo, Palmerston North, Levin, Dunedin and Invercargill to the Mobile Broadband Zones today. Smile

We're building and testing in other spots, so bear with us as we work through the testing phase in those spots.

Cheers,
^SB



And Ashburton...

 
 
 
 


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  # 604025 2-Apr-2012 17:14
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keewee01: The map hasn't caught up yet... Ashburton available in the drop down box, but no coverage shown on the map. LOL


And ASHBURTON is in there too... we're working on updating the website but you are now in the Zone, for sure.

Cheers,
^SB






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  # 604026 2-Apr-2012 17:19
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Oh I see that you've changed the pricing on the 3G data too! $50 for 5G - awesome!

http://www.2degreesmobile.co.nz/mobilebroadband/prepay-pricing

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  # 604099 2-Apr-2012 19:43
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loganjames: Oh I see that you've changed the pricing on the 3G data too! $50 for 5G - awesome!

http://www.2degreesmobile.co.nz/mobilebroadband/prepay-pricing


The 12GB pack has gone down to $99, too. 




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  # 604111 2-Apr-2012 20:02
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SaltyNZ:
loganjames: Oh I see that you've changed the pricing on the 3G data too! $50 for 5G - awesome!

http://www.2degreesmobile.co.nz/mobilebroadband/prepay-pricing


The 12GB pack has gone down to $99, too. 

 
but that works out cheaper than fixed line broadband with a 2GB per month data cap....  surely it must be illegal to offer such good value!  




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  # 604141 2-Apr-2012 20:46
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Any word on when your MBBZ goodness will arrive in New Plymouth??

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  # 604142 2-Apr-2012 20:47
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Notice the BB maps(on the 2degrees site) are more detailed. And also a lot more realistic.

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  # 604153 2-Apr-2012 21:10
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Weird, I don't get all those town cities in the drop down list on the 2d site.
Just the ones that were there previously  

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  # 604163 2-Apr-2012 21:19
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semigeek: Weird, I don't get all those town cities in the drop down list on the 2d site.
Just the ones that were there previously  


Clear your browser cache, and have another look.

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