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  # 238953 25-Jul-2009 20:04
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They probably will release their "chinwag" SIMs then for an August launch.

Remember - the SIMs won't work until they launch.




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  # 238955 25-Jul-2009 20:33
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$81 to get going from scratch I feel is pretty good (phone + sim)
I remember paying $200 I think for the original prepay pack BellSouth put out around 11 years ago

 
 
 
 


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  # 238958 25-Jul-2009 21:43
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I get the feeling looking at the facebook wall for 2degrees the above info is about to disappear from Dick Smith's site

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  # 239086 26-Jul-2009 14:38
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I was thinking that it would be highly unusual for a company such as 2 degrees to give less than 2 weeks notice before starting, so I'm guessing it'll be at the earliest 9th of August. Also, loose lips etc.

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  # 239111 26-Jul-2009 17:04
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Just appeared on their facebook page they have reached max allocation of free simm cards to send out. Not a bad way at the end of the day to launch with an "instant" customer base

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  # 239113 26-Jul-2009 17:11
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DjShadow: Just appeared on their facebook page they have reached max allocation of free simm cards to send out. Not a bad way at the end of the day to launch with an "instant" customer base



50,000 customers before launch. Not bad at all 

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  # 239115 26-Jul-2009 17:15
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andrewcnz:
DjShadow: Just appeared on their facebook page they have reached max allocation of free simm cards to send out. Not a bad way at the end of the day to launch with an "instant" customer base





50,000 customers before launch. Not bad at all 


It'll be interesting to see how many of those potentional customers will stay.





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  # 239116 26-Jul-2009 17:19
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Aaroona:
andrewcnz:
DjShadow: Just appeared on their facebook page they have reached max allocation of free simm cards to send out. Not a bad way at the end of the day to launch with an "instant" customer base





50,000 customers before launch. Not bad at all 


It'll be interesting to see how many of those potentional customers will stay.



Yes well bound to be some who use the credit and throw the card.Be intresting to see how long the connection is active with no top ups.


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  # 239117 26-Jul-2009 17:21
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I expect that lots will use it up and then port their vodafone numbers over to it once its proven itself as reliable etc... How many of the 022 numbers are used ongoing is a bigger question.

Mind you at $2 for a sim, there isnt the pressure to keep them live like with vodafone where its 1500% more expensive to get a number.




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  # 239118 26-Jul-2009 17:21
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andrewcnz:
Aaroona:
andrewcnz:
DjShadow: Just appeared on their facebook page they have reached max allocation of free simm cards to send out. Not a bad way at the end of the day to launch with an "instant" customer base





50,000 customers before launch. Not bad at all 


It'll be interesting to see how many of those potentional customers will stay.





Yes well bound to be some who use the credit and throw the card.Be intresting to see how long the connection is active with no top ups.




In all honesty, I hope its only like 6 months, because I dont want long numbers to be here too soon.

its bad enough that Vodafone have gotten extra long





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  # 239165 26-Jul-2009 20:44
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Anyone want to bet on a launch tomorrow(Monday)?
Report's of retail store's putting SIM's on sale tomorrow.
Chinwag is finished,free SIM's start shipping tomorrow?

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  # 239182 26-Jul-2009 21:33
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andrewcnz: Anyone want to bet on a launch tomorrow(Monday)?

Report's of retail store's putting SIM's on sale tomorrow.

Chinwag is finished,free SIM's start shipping tomorrow?



A guess!

It's not August until August.

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  # 239183 26-Jul-2009 21:35
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andrewcnz: Anyone want to bet on a launch tomorrow(Monday)?

Report's of retail store's putting SIM's on sale tomorrow.

Chinwag is finished,free SIM's start shipping tomorrow?



A guess!


It's not August until August.


LOL I had to re-read that :P





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  # 239185 26-Jul-2009 21:40
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well remember that some other mobile network decided they would launch early untill some other widely disliked mobile company had a bit of a hissyfit about things and delayed it back to when it was going to launch anyway.

Without interference to complain about there isnt anything vodafone can do to complain about them launching early so it would make sense for them to do it.




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  # 239191 26-Jul-2009 22:03
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hmmmm well the DSE website does say that the 2 degrees sim cards will be in stock on monday 27th july

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