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Topic # 66243 15-Aug-2010 21:03
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Hi im looking at buying a 2degrees mobile broadband stick i do alot of travelling between houses so im away from my pc alot im just wondering has anyone used one? how good are they? and what speeds do they usually run at?

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  Reply # 367999 15-Aug-2010 21:26
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As long as you're in the mobile broadband zone, then 2degrees' plans are pretty good value.

I've been out and about with the stick and get around 500kbps to 2mbps depending on where I am. 2degrees say you'll get an average of around 800-1400kbps.

It's good for people like me who move in and out with my laptop every day.




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  Reply # 368004 15-Aug-2010 21:39
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sounds great yeah im looking at using it only around Christchurch my friend told me to look at getting a vodem but Vodafones plans dont look as good as the 2degrees ones to me

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  Reply # 368051 16-Aug-2010 01:33
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Worth considering XT also - if you account for bonus credit on prepaid it works out cheaper than vodafone's prepaid mobile broadband.
I average 2-3mbps whenever ive done a speedtest. Page load times are snappy.

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  Reply # 368065 16-Aug-2010 07:16
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Im using 2degrees on both USB modem and iPhone 4, both inside and outside "the zones", and other than wishing there was a slightly larger national data pack all is good.



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  Reply # 368291 16-Aug-2010 18:07
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Great thank you for your feedback. My girlfriend is also looking at getting one too. Plans are looking good especially the 2gb one.

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  Reply # 368479 17-Aug-2010 02:51
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I bought the vodafone 3g stick a while ago and never bothered to use it again, it's just a bit expensive:( thanks for the heads up, gonna check out 2degree's price now.

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