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# 78707 6-Mar-2011 14:49
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To all 2degrees customers in Christchurch
To assist calling family and friends, 2degrees is gifting 30 minutes FREE calling to all of its 2degrees customers who have made a phone call on their 2degrees mobile in Christchurch City since 22 February.

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  # 446017 6-Mar-2011 15:48
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Correct. Here is the full press release:

30 minutes of free calling for 2degrees’ Christchurch customers
With its Christchurch network restored and running smoothly, 2degrees has given affected Christchurch customers 30 minutes of free calling to any standard landline or mobile in New Zealand.Chief Executive Eric Hertz says free minutes were added to customers’ accounts this morning, so all they need to do is pick up their phone and call friends and loved ones.  “Getting around Christchurch can be difficult right now, but keeping in touch doesn’t have to be. We’re looking forward to doing more for our Christchurch customers and this is just a start.” 

Customers who have made a phone call on their 2degrees mobile in Christchurch City since February 22 have automatically been given this credit and can use their 30 free minutes any time over the next 14 days.

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  # 446030 6-Mar-2011 16:22
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thats great, lets hope it extends to Lyttelton especially since 2Degree service disappeared a few hours after the earthquake and didn't reappear unti a few days after even though the Telecom and Vodafone networks were working fine throughout. Obviously the arangement with 2Degree/Vodafone doesn't extend to voadfone sites when the 2Degree sites fail. Thanks for the thought though 2Degrees, lets hope a few other companies start assisting i.e power companies.

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