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# 79519 18-Mar-2011 13:19
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Folks, I was invited to attend a 2degrees event in Auckland, this 22nd March. I don't have a complete picture yet, but it will be some business update and more about trends.

I might have some time to talk to 2degrees CEO Eric Hertz. Post questions here if you want me to ask something, or just wildly speculate, as you are probably going to do anyway...





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  # 449564 18-Mar-2011 13:26
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How many customers do they have?

Given their complaints about on/off net differentials, do they plan to get rid of their own differentials (on 'top up and get')?

Where are they going to roll out their network next?

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  # 449575 18-Mar-2011 13:46
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are they planning on making a iphone/ipad app where you can purchase packages/packs and credit your account?

 
 
 
 


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  # 449579 18-Mar-2011 13:51
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When are they upgrading to HSPA+.

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  # 449580 18-Mar-2011 13:54
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any word on a wider range of phones? also when is the X6 coming?




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  # 449583 18-Mar-2011 13:57
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Maybe an announcement for the Acer honeycomb tab? Meant to come out beginning of april, possibly on 2degrees



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  # 449584 18-Mar-2011 13:57
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Remember folks, regarding the Q&A, seeing this an opportunity to ask the CEO I am not sure we get to specific product (handsets announcements). This is more about strategy and directions...

Although if they ever had an Apple deal in the works I am sure that 1) it would be at CEO level and 2) no one would know outside the company until it was on. Obviously not the case here.

As for the speculation, then go for it...

  





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  # 449589 18-Mar-2011 14:02
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Would 2Degrees consider getting into the landline business or do they see that as a waste of time/money as mobile is the future?





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  # 449592 18-Mar-2011 14:06
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Insider secret: 2degrees have purchased 97% of Google (the remaining 3% or $54 bajillion is still owned by Sergei), and successfully sued for an injunction against iPhone & iPad imports to New Zealand on the basis that they infringe upon Google's (now, 2degrees') patented Obvious(TM) technology.

Shhhhhh! Don't tell anyone I told you!




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  # 449616 18-Mar-2011 14:41
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I'm keen to know where and when their data network is going to be extended to. I've heard Hamilton and Tauranga will be next, but keen to know when this may be. When do they foresee having coverage for the whole of New Zealand with their data network?

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  # 449631 18-Mar-2011 15:06
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2degrees to launch ipad2 in New Zealand

Following the publically embarrassing fiasco of a product launch by vodafone, apple have awarded the ipad2 product launch to rival operator, new entrant 2 degrees mobile.

Leading technology journalists have received invitations to attend the launch, presumably to divert the media attention from the impeding fracas that will be expected from mutinous queue sitters adjacent to vodafone shops

Please note this article should be satirically postdated

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# 449646 18-Mar-2011 15:25
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Can we ask when they will offer a family plan?... Can offer them 4 connections once they have a on-net unlimited calling offer.

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  # 449648 18-Mar-2011 15:27
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I rang up today about some information for switching our business phones and they CSR was giving information not available on their website. Maybe they are moving into the corporate world?




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  # 449649 18-Mar-2011 15:29
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Zeon: I rang up today about some information for switching our business phones and they CSR was giving information not available on their website. Maybe they are moving into the corporate world?


You don't want to share what information they were giving that isn't available on their website? 

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  # 449650 18-Mar-2011 15:31
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Foo:

You don't want to share what information they were giving that isn't available on their website? 


He's *such* a tease! :-D




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  # 449656 18-Mar-2011 15:40
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Well apparently if you have multiple numbers under an account they can all call each for free a bit like the plans that Vodafone and Telecom offer business customers. But he said there was no cost associated with this which is nothing at all like Telecom/Vodafone's offering.

I was looking at getting:
1x Unlimited calling plan
3x 60min plans




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