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Topic # 106675 29-Jul-2012 12:36
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Hi Folks,

I was using my iPad with a 2degrees SIM on the introductory 100 MB offer after purchasing a new micro-SIM and noticed that the iPad switched to vodafone. This is in the middle of downtown Dunedin which is encompassed by a 2degrees mobile broadband zone. I manually switched back to using 2degrees as soon as I noticed this. Both vodafone and 2degrees gave four bars of signal on 3G, so I'm not sure why the switch took place. Aren't SIMs locked down to using 2degrees in mobile broadband zones?


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  Reply # 663569 29-Jul-2012 12:47
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Dunedin LAC might not be locked out

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  Reply # 663593 29-Jul-2012 13:39
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I get this quite often in Hawkes Bay too. My Galaxy will often change to "Roaming" even when I can get decent 2degrees coverage.


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  Reply # 663971 30-Jul-2012 13:37
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It happens in my home, which is in the zone. I can put the phone down, not move it, and watch it switching back and forth between 2Degrees and Vodafone. 4 bars on both. 

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  Reply # 664026 30-Jul-2012 14:57
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Can you PM your # and where the switchover happened.


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  Reply # 664033 30-Jul-2012 15:05
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2DegreesCare: Can you PM your # and where the switchover happened.


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