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  #334936 26-May-2010 09:59
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Here is the official page with information (not sure it's more than we already know now but it's the official word): http://www.2degreesmobile.co.nz/packs





 

 

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  #334942 26-May-2010 10:38
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Folks, I have ten of these 50MB add on packs to giveaway in this discussion: http://www.geekzone.co.nz/forums.asp?forumid=85&topicid=61934





 

 

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  #334960 26-May-2010 10:51

Just on the note of 3G... The EDGE network 2degrees has is very fast, in some cases from what I remember its up there with Vodafone's 3G...

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  #334963 26-May-2010 10:56
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SteveON: Just on the note of 3G... The EDGE network 2degrees has is very fast, in some cases from what I remember its up there with Vodafone's 3G...



Which brings me back to a question I asked earlier on with a slite variation.

If I put my 2D SIM into a Telecom  or Vodafone data stick will it work on this plan.??




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  #334965 26-May-2010 11:02
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old3eyes:
SteveON: Just on the note of 3G... The EDGE network 2degrees has is very fast, in some cases from what I remember its up there with Vodafone's 3G...



Which brings me back to a question I asked earlier on with a slite variation.

If I put my 2D SIM into a Telecom  or Vodafone data stick will it work on this plan.??


If you're able to get the data stick to work at all, then yes. Generally speaking Telecom ones work without much effort, whereas a lot of Vodafone branded ones will tell you you're being naughty by not using a Vodafone SIM in them.




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  #334968 26-May-2010 11:05
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Knew I shouldn't of topped up my Telecom mobile this morning. 50mb of data would be ideal for me, as all I use it for is checking email.  I may even ditch Vodafone as well and go to 2D full time.

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  #334969 26-May-2010 11:06
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SaltyNZ:
old3eyes:
SteveON: Just on the note of 3G... The EDGE network 2degrees has is very fast, in some cases from what I remember its up there with Vodafone's 3G...



Which brings me back to a question I asked earlier on with a slite variation.

If I put my 2D SIM into a Telecom  or Vodafone data stick will it work on this plan.??



If you're able to get the data stick to work at all, then yes. Generally speaking Telecom ones work without much effort, whereas a lot of Vodafone branded ones will tell you you're being naughty by not using a Vodafone SIM in them.


Thanx for that..




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  #334983 26-May-2010 11:16
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SaltyNZ:
old3eyes:
SteveON: Just on the note of 3G... The EDGE network 2degrees has is very fast, in some cases from what I remember its up there with Vodafone's 3G...



Which brings me back to a question I asked earlier on with a slite variation.

If I put my 2D SIM into a Telecom  or Vodafone data stick will it work on this plan.??


If you're able to get the data stick to work at all, then yes. Generally speaking Telecom ones work without much effort, whereas a lot of Vodafone branded ones will tell you you're being naughty by not using a Vodafone SIM in them.


I have tried a T-stick from the $30 deal if you have a home phone with Telecom. All you need to do is change the SIM over then plug it in and click connect Laughing




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  #335064 26-May-2010 14:28
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Oh, for anyone pointing out that vodafone's 100MB data packs are better. Consider:

If you buy 2*$6 50MB packs, you pay $12. $2 more than vodafone.
But, if you send 19 txts on 2d's (at 9c. 20c-9=11. 11*19=$2.09) you've now broken even.
Same as if you make 4-5 minutes worth of voice calls. (Saving 44c a minute on 2ds vs 89c on vodafone)

So if you're a real casual txter/talker and send at least 1txt a day or so and use data, you're better off with 2ds..

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  #335072 26-May-2010 14:53

kyhwana2: Oh, for anyone pointing out that vodafone's 100MB data packs are better. Consider:

If you buy 2*$6 50MB packs, you pay $12. $2 more than vodafone.
But, if you send 19 txts on 2d's (at 9c. 20c-9=11. 11*19=$2.09) you've now broken even.
Same as if you make 4-5 minutes worth of voice calls. (Saving 44c a minute on 2ds vs 89c on vodafone)

So if you're a real casual txter/talker and send at least 1txt a day or so and use data, you're better off with 2ds..

:)



or look @ this... topup $20 and get 200 texts FREE... That is $24-$40 (depending on PP plan) worth of value on VF if you DON'T have a plan. 

Sorry but I'm getting sick of people who can't understand the market this is aimed at and do not consider all the offerings. 

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im paying $80 a month on my iphone plan now and could switch to 2D and spend $20 a month for calls, get 200 texts and another $6 a month for internet. saving me $54 a month....

wow thats quite a bit really... only 2 months to go until my contract runs out :) (not worth cancelling it now).

be nice if you could get best mates or something similar on 2D.

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  #335095 26-May-2010 15:43
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2 degress just needs better handsets. plans rock tbh




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  #335104 26-May-2010 16:01
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Better handsets won't come until they have on-account contracts. There has to be some way for the carrier to claw back the handset subsidy, as they can't possibly do it on a transient prepay customer-base.

I prefer the no-handset/no-contract model anyway. The real costs of calling/texting/data are more transparent plus you have the freedom (in the age of number portability) to jump to other providers should something compelling tempt you.

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  #335105 26-May-2010 16:02
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b0untypure1: 2 degress just needs better handsets. plans rock tbh


I much prefer that if they are not going to be heavily subsidized on a contract that the telcos dont supply the hardware. there are plenty of retailers selling imported unlocked phones to choose from, usually a lot faster than the other 2 telcos manage to get them and at better prices.




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  #335116 26-May-2010 16:11
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richms:
b0untypure1: 2 degress just needs better handsets. plans rock tbh



I much prefer that if they are not going to be heavily subsidized on a contract that the telcos dont supply the hardware. there are plenty of retailers selling imported unlocked phones to choose from, usually a lot faster than the other 2 telcos manage to get them and at better prices.


I would hardly say that NZ mobiles are heavily subsidized compared to the  US model.




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