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Topic # 110926 19-Oct-2012 15:40
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Quick question: does a new 2° tower in your area mean that its a Mobile broadband Area and the big cheaper packs are able to be used?

(2degrees website seems to be down ATM)

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  Reply # 703581 19-Oct-2012 15:46
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If the 2D tower is unlocked and taking traffic then it should be but please let 2D confirm this

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  Reply # 703647 19-Oct-2012 17:17
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2D have said before that if you can connect to their tower without roaming then yes you are inside their MBB zone for data.
Only beware that in the case of a new tower it goes through a testing phase so be careful you don't go back to roaming.

On 2d if you set your APN to '' (blank) instead of 'internet' you will only get a data connection if inside a MBB zone and not on roaming, so this is one way to be sure you wont go through all your prepay balance :)

 
 
 
 




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  Reply # 703785 19-Oct-2012 21:43
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Thank you for the advice, the APN info is gold, I understand you can also stop it from roaming onto national data by texting some command.

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