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  Reply # 353753 20-Jul-2010 08:56
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langi27: 3G in Christchuch CBD, infact everywhere I've been in Christchurch seems to be covered.


I concur. Had a drive into CHC last night - 3G was everywhere Smile Then I had to go back home to Rolleston - fun GPRS times again Frown

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  Reply # 353862 20-Jul-2010 12:35

Mauricio will be happy too... 3g is now in Johnsonvillee Wgtn, it Wasnt when I got to work this morning.

I bet they are opening up to get ready for the end of month when VF get the iPhone 4/re-signs... Funny that this was mentioned in the papers but no body really noticed. So yeah I would say that 3G Plans will be out in 2 weeks =]

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  Reply # 353864 20-Jul-2010 12:37
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yeah my guess is they want to launch it at the same time as (or just before) the iPhone4 to get the halo effect of the apple bublicity and try and capture as many customers a possible.

something like a 250MB or 300MB plan for $10-$15 would go down very well with iPhone customers I reckon

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  Reply # 353866 20-Jul-2010 12:40

I predict multiples of $6...

$6 = 50 mb
$12 = 512 MB
$22 = 1GB

Or something like that... It seems like this because of their 44/22c

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  Reply # 353874 20-Jul-2010 12:52
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SteveON: I predict multiples of $6...

$6 = 50 mb
$12 = 512 MB
$22 = 1GB

Or something like that... It seems like this because of their 44/22c


If those were correct they would be getting $12 a month from me every month just on data ...

I have to concur, I think the switch is about to get thrown, in fact I doubt it will get turned off in CHCH now.  We're just waiting for Central AKLD to go live ...

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  Reply # 353877 20-Jul-2010 12:58
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  Reply # 353881 20-Jul-2010 13:02
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SteveON: I predict multiples of $6...

$6 = 50 mb
$12 = 512 MB
$22 = 1GB

Or something like that... It seems like this because of their 44/22c


I doubt they'll sell 512MB for $12.. But if they did, hell yeah i'm porting my vodafone number straight over. To hell with being stuck with two phones! (Desire for Data, 2730 for txt/calls)

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  Reply # 353883 20-Jul-2010 13:07
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Still showing "E" on my phone here in Lambton Quay, so no 3G yet for downtown Wellington :(

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  Reply # 353888 20-Jul-2010 13:14

graemeh: Still showing "E" on my phone here in Lambton Quay, so no 3G yet for downtown Wellington :(


It looks like they are moving across the regions in a site by sit not randomly. Wellington started up kapiti/porirus area and Auck/CHCH seems the same... shouldn't be too long.

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  Reply # 353939 20-Jul-2010 14:41
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More progress in AKL. Coverage has now extended to all of Auckland City excluding the CBD. I guess either CBD or North Shore will be next to get 3G.

- James

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  Reply # 353998 20-Jul-2010 15:43
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walt12:

I have to concur, I think the switch is about to get thrown, in fact I doubt it will get turned off in CHCH now.  We're just waiting for Central AKLD to go live ...


3G is OFF in chc today.

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  Reply # 354017 20-Jul-2010 16:22
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Im in CHC CBD right now posting this via my mobile using 3G. Have had 3G in New Brighton and Yaldhurst too.

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  Reply # 354030 20-Jul-2010 16:42
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yay got 3g in beach haven , so far so good my ph has oick up 3g in most of the inner city and stopping around pt chev ,

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  Reply # 354062 20-Jul-2010 17:24
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Yep 3G in Burnside ChCh at the mo' and has been most of the afternoon from what I can tell Laughing

The switch to 3G may explain why my 2degree phone was experiencing intermittent signal loss early (5am) a week ago 9/7/10? Frustrating when trying to organise Metallica tickets..Yell  

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