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Topic # 89331 31-Aug-2011 08:35
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Hiya, someone is going overseas and would be useful to have GPS. 

1.  The data rate - is that min a MB per day or are you billed to a certain KB?

2.  If a person is going to use it for like 5hrs a day walking around, commuting around, how much would one expect on a bill?



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  Reply # 514204 31-Aug-2011 08:40
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Dont even think about it.

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  Reply # 514206 31-Aug-2011 08:47
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Yes, don't even think about doing this as it is just not cost effective.

Instead, look at offline options for GPS, such as:

1. www.sygic.com (very good maps at an affordable price - highly recommended)
2. TomTom (available on iOS)
3. Google Maps - you can now go into the Labs feature and download areas of maps to use offline.

 
 
 
 


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  Reply # 514213 31-Aug-2011 09:00
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It depends where you're roaming and what plan you're on ($59 Pay Monthly and above it's 55c per MB in Australia). We'll round up usage to the nearest 5kb.

Roaming pricing - http://www.2degreesmobile.co.nz/why-2degrees/roaming/pricing.

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  Reply # 514215 31-Aug-2011 09:06
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2DegreesCare: It depends where you're roaming and what plan you're on ($59 Pay Monthly and above it's 55c per kb in Australia). We'll round up usage to the nearest 5kb.

Roaming pricing - http://www.2degreesmobile.co.nz/why-2degrees/roaming/pricing.

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55c per kb or Mb?



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  Reply # 514217 31-Aug-2011 09:08
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The Google Lab thing probably isn't going to work, not enough. 

It's HKG.
Would it be a min charge of 1MB per day?

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  Reply # 514224 31-Aug-2011 09:14
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2DegreesCare: It depends where you're roaming and what plan you're on ($59 Pay Monthly and above it's 55c per kb in Australia). We'll round up usage to the nearest 5kb.

Roaming pricing - http://www.2degreesmobile.co.nz/why-2degrees/roaming/pricing.

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Ah, that's 50c/MB.

Mind you, it could be a goldmine if we *told* you it was 50c/MB but *charged* you 55c/KB. I should suggest it to marketing.




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  Reply # 514227 31-Aug-2011 09:17
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SaltyNZ:
2DegreesCare: It depends where you're roaming and what plan you're on ($59 Pay Monthly and above it's 55c per kb in Australia). We'll round up usage to the nearest 5kb.

Roaming pricing - http://www.2degreesmobile.co.nz/why-2degrees/roaming/pricing.

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Ah, that's 50c/MB.

Mind you, it could be a goldmine if we *told* you it was 50c/MB but *charged* you 55c/KB. I should suggest it to marketing.


You could get a job with IRD.

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  Reply # 514232 31-Aug-2011 09:22
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kiwitrc:
SaltyNZ:
2DegreesCare: It depends where you're roaming and what plan you're on ($59 Pay Monthly and above it's 55c per kb in Australia). We'll round up usage to the nearest 5kb.

Roaming pricing - http://www.2degreesmobile.co.nz/why-2degrees/roaming/pricing.

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Ah, that's 50c/MB.

Mind you, it could be a goldmine if we *told* you it was 50c/MB but *charged* you 55c/KB. I should suggest it to marketing.


You could get a job with IRD.


Hey, that's an awesome idea - it's not like you can decide to pay tax to some other government instead!




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  Reply # 514238 31-Aug-2011 09:32
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SaltyNZ:
kiwitrc:
SaltyNZ:
2DegreesCare: It depends where you're roaming and what plan you're on ($59 Pay Monthly and above it's 55c per kb in Australia). We'll round up usage to the nearest 5kb.

Roaming pricing - http://www.2degreesmobile.co.nz/why-2degrees/roaming/pricing.

^POB



Ah, that's 50c/MB.

Mind you, it could be a goldmine if we *told* you it was 50c/MB but *charged* you 55c/KB. I should suggest it to marketing.


You could get a job with IRD.


Hey, that's an awesome idea - it's not like you can decide to pay tax to some other government instead!


 

You coulds if you moved to another country

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  Reply # 514240 31-Aug-2011 09:34
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NonprayingMantis:

You coulds if you moved to another country


Sure, but we're talking about people using their phone in --- WAIT... I see what you did there!




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  Reply # 514244 31-Aug-2011 09:39
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rayonline: The Google Lab thing probably isn't going to work, not enough. 

It's HKG.
Would it be a min charge of 1MB per day?


Hong Kong?

It will be large enough mate. You can download 10 areas lasting 30 days. To give you the idea of the space covered, it's close to covering 50% of the North Island. 

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  Reply # 514253 31-Aug-2011 09:52
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kiwitrc:
2DegreesCare: It depends where you're roaming and what plan you're on ($59 Pay Monthly and above it's 55c per kb in Australia). We'll round up usage to the nearest 5kb.

Roaming pricing - http://www.2degreesmobile.co.nz/why-2degrees/roaming/pricing.

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55c per kb or Mb?


MB! Thanks for the spot! Edited!

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