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Topic # 31790 30-Mar-2009 21:23
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  Reply # 204424 31-Mar-2009 14:12
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Hmm. I doubt that nzcomms can offer new zealanders something considerably better than vodafone and telecom




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  Reply # 204434 31-Mar-2009 14:55
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Unless they become a Loss Leader...
Providing those on the roaming network break even prices wilst making money in Auck Wgtn & Chch

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  Reply # 204511 31-Mar-2009 19:42
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steveonz: Unless they become a Loss Leader...
Providing those on the roaming network break even prices wilst making money in Auck Wgtn & Chch

Yeah maybe




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  Reply # 204589 1-Apr-2009 00:10
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Drat, I'm still holding out hope for a launch, or at least a fire-sale!



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  Reply # 206320 10-Apr-2009 11:21
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Vodafone hits mobile review with heavy-duty legal threat

http://www.nbr.co.nz/article/vodafone-hits-mobile-review-with-heavy-duty-legal-threat-100224


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  Reply # 206334 10-Apr-2009 12:45
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steveonz: Vodafone hits mobile review with heavy-duty legal threat

http://www.nbr.co.nz/article/vodafone-hits-mobile-review-with-heavy-duty-legal-threat-100224




Well that's that then.


Looks like we won't be seeing decent competition for a very long time. Just how Vodafone and Telecom like it.




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  Reply # 206366 10-Apr-2009 16:24
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jermsie:
steveonz: Vodafone hits mobile review with heavy-duty legal threat

http://www.nbr.co.nz/article/vodafone-hits-mobile-review-with-heavy-duty-legal-threat-100224






Well that's that then.




Looks like we won't be seeing decent competition for a very long time. Just how Vodafone and Telecom like it.


They are still building out cellsites at a hectic pace here in the Hutt Valley and have coverage up to Upper Hutt plus Pukerua Bay. They are keeping a low profile until the Commerce Commission sort out the issues of MTR's and roaming. I am confident they will launch later this year.

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  Reply # 206370 10-Apr-2009 16:38
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Even if they have no coverage by roaming outside of auckland they would still be a perfectly viable choice.

As it is, city users are subsidizing the rural ones with their hard to get to and low use sites on hills in the middle of nowhere. If NZC was to just sell to the cities at a reasonable price then it would clearly be better, and none of the kiwishare crap that makes us citydwellers subsidize the people in the middle of nowhere like happens with landlines.

IMO a decent city only plan from them could be the final nail in the coffin for landlines for people in cities, unlike vodafones crippled gsm landline offerings that are not mobile.




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  Reply # 206425 11-Apr-2009 09:28
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ajw:
jermsie:
steveonz: Vodafone hits mobile review with heavy-duty legal threat

http://www.nbr.co.nz/article/vodafone-hits-mobile-review-with-heavy-duty-legal-threat-100224






Well that's that then.




Looks like we won't be seeing decent competition for a very long time. Just how Vodafone and Telecom like it.


They are still building out cellsites at a hectic pace here in the Hutt Valley and have coverage up to Upper Hutt plus Pukerua Bay. They are keeping a low profile until the Commerce Commission sort out the issues of MTR's and roaming. I am confident they will launch later this year.


It seems Vodafone and Telecoms  manipulation of the Commerce Commission investigation has backfired as NZ Comms has said it will be launching as per it's timetable. Just shows what dirty tricks these corporate  incumbents get up to to delay competition in the marketplace.


http://www.nzherald.co.nz/technology/news/article.cfm?c_id=5&objectid=10566109

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