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Reply # 498832 28-Jul-2011 10:19
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Hrm, hopefully we get some word, would go out and get a data stick today if that was the case,,,

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  Reply # 498833 28-Jul-2011 10:22
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Hi all, we have switched our network on in Hamilton and will be doing some optimizing and fine tuning over the next few weeks.

Cheers
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  Reply # 498838 28-Jul-2011 10:28
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PottsyNZ: would go out and get a data stick today if that was the case,,,


Which is why we did it quietly. :-)




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  Reply # 498841 28-Jul-2011 10:38
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Yay!



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  Reply # 498849 28-Jul-2011 10:57
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I must be right on the fringe (Newstead) at the moment, if I leave my iphone by the window I get 4 bars EDGE but soon as I move it I lose the signal. My workmate's one seems to get stuck on "Emergency Only" (hes got the Ideos X5)

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  Reply # 498852 28-Jul-2011 11:00
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DjShadow: I must be right on the fringe (Newstead) at the moment, if I leave my iphone by the window I get 4 bars EDGE but soon as I move it I lose the signal. My workmate's one seems to get stuck on "Emergency Only" (hes got the Ideos X5)


Please make sure if you have any issues like this you log a ticket with 2degrees care either via phone or PM on geekzone with your exact street address. You may be on the fringe or there maybe something the 2degrees engineers can do to fix it up for you.





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  Reply # 498859 28-Jul-2011 11:13
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pwner:
DjShadow: I must be right on the fringe (Newstead) at the moment, if I leave my iphone by the window I get 4 bars EDGE but soon as I move it I lose the signal. My workmate's one seems to get stuck on "Emergency Only" (hes got the Ideos X5)


Please make sure if you have any issues like this you log a ticket with 2degrees care either via phone or PM on geekzone with your exact street address. You may be on the fringe or there maybe something the 2degrees engineers can do to fix it up for you.



Done via website. 

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  Reply # 498867 28-Jul-2011 11:26
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Please PM your MSISDN, exact address and the issue you're having over the next few weeks and I'll pass the info onto our RF optimization team.

Cheers
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  Reply # 498893 28-Jul-2011 12:20
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Newstead? Just tell him to bugger off for being a bumpkin :P

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  Reply # 499057 28-Jul-2011 18:04
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Drove through today, got 3G signal from about Rukuhia, eventually dropped back to Voda just south of Ngaruawahia. Seemed fairly solid signal although you'd expect it along SH1



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  Reply # 499074 28-Jul-2011 19:02
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Tried a speed test from Te Awa Mall (Te Rapa), looks pretty good but the network wouldn't be under much 3G pressure:




 

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  Reply # 499135 28-Jul-2011 21:17
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2DegreesCare: Hi all, we have switched our network on in Hamilton and will be doing some optimizing and fine tuning over the next few weeks.

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  Reply # 499156 28-Jul-2011 22:36
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Now no longer roaming on Voda :-)




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  Reply # 499195 29-Jul-2011 00:32
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DjShadow: Tried a speed test from Te Awa Mall (Te Rapa), looks pretty good but the network wouldn't be under much 3G pressure:




 


How did you manage to get such an upload speed? fastest I've ever achieved is 380kbps on 2degrees. 

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Reply # 499197 29-Jul-2011 00:35
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I wonder if salty could give us a run down on how the roaming works. What reason is there for disabling roaming in 2 deg locations is it technical (bouncing between roaming and not too quickly is bad?) or just so people on a mobile broadband plan don't get surprises?
Also, how is roaming disabled? Do you have to tell voda which particular sites to block your customers from being allowed to connect to? Or is this something you can control on the fly as in voda notifies you of every cell movement and asks for permission?
And how does the sim know what networks it can roam on to when overseas? I believe the sim contains a list of overseas networks and order of preference but this must be updateable over the air? How do overseas users get notified of your new network and be able to roam onto it without fiddling with their phone?

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