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Forum: Africa, Asia and Pacific 03-03-2016, 02:58
Replies: 19
Views: 7,464
Posted By kiwisteve
4g Speed

Quite poor actually !!
I have done much better on Vodafone in Wellington with NZ supplied hardware

http://www.speedtest.net/my-result/a/1177996449
Forum: Africa, Asia and Pacific 28-02-2016, 08:55
Replies: 19
Views: 7,464
Posted By kiwisteve
4g

4G here is the Asian spec bringing hardware from USA and Europe
will run the risk of not working here correctly esp 700 Mhz band hardware
probably why our visitor had issues
all 3 nets run...
Forum: Africa, Asia and Pacific 16-02-2016, 00:33
Replies: 19
Views: 7,464
Posted By kiwisteve
Yes you prob picked the worst area for coverage ...

Yes you prob picked the worst area for coverage low population = low coverage

4G rural you need 700 Mhz city 1800 Mhz in general
many rural areas do not have 4g yet

enjoy your...
Forum: Africa, Asia and Pacific 15-02-2016, 19:00
Replies: 19
Views: 7,464
Posted By kiwisteve
We have a 3rd network ( 2 Degrees ) this has...

We have a 3rd network ( 2 Degrees ) this has 4G in the main centres on 1800 Mhz I use this network and find it works very well on my Samsung J2

You could also try SKINNY which also...
Forum: Africa, Asia and Pacific 08-02-2016, 11:22
Replies: 19
Views: 7,464
Posted By kiwisteve
You will need the Asia Pacific version of phone...

You will need the Asia Pacific version of phone for 700 / 1800 LTE in NZ
Forum: Africa, Asia and Pacific 27-11-2015, 08:42
Replies: 19
Views: 7,464
Posted By kiwisteve
Skinny as a promo at the moment for new...

Skinny as a promo at the moment for new activations . If you go on the $16 combo sms data calls etc
you get a bonus 1 gig of data each month for 3 months
Forum: Africa, Asia and Pacific 27-11-2015, 08:08
Replies: 19
Views: 7,464
Posted By kiwisteve
NZ

I don't stay in NZ Hotels so cant comment on free internet .
If I stay somewhere without fibre or VDSL I tend to use my bundled data .
As for frequencies pretty standard really except for...
Forum: Buy, Sell, Trade 27-11-2015, 05:31
Replies: 2
Views: 4,793
Posted By kiwisteve
T- Mobile USA

Anyone have for sale a T Mobile USA Sim prepaid with International Roaming activated ?

thanks
Steve
Forum: Africa, Asia and Pacific 27-11-2015, 05:22
Replies: 0
Views: 2,058
Posted By kiwisteve
New MVNO for New Zealand

The Warehouse chain in NZ is now offering a prepaid deal via a MVNO arrangement with 2 degrees Mobile
very good rates but a credit expiry of only 31 days
They also have budget phones available...
Forum: Africa, Asia and Pacific 27-11-2015, 05:16
Replies: 19
Views: 7,464
Posted By kiwisteve
4G in NZ

We are rolling out 700 4G LTE to the rural areas and a mix of 700 and 1800 lte to the Metro areas . All three networks have reasonable coverage maps via their websites SPARK VODAFONE and...
Forum: Africa, Asia and Pacific 10-02-2012, 09:02
Replies: 6
Views: 2,374
Posted By kiwisteve
Thank you that worked fine I sent a reply ...

Thank you that worked fine I sent a reply so hope it worked

Steve
Forum: Africa, Asia and Pacific 10-02-2012, 05:21
Replies: 6
Views: 2,374
Posted By kiwisteve
Yes this seems to be the same problem I will PM...

Yes this seems to be the same problem I will PM you another two numbers on different networks

Steve
Forum: Africa, Asia and Pacific 09-02-2012, 20:07
Replies: 6
Views: 2,374
Posted By kiwisteve
Hi There yes SMS and Voice is always free to...

Hi There
yes SMS and Voice is always free to receive in NZ with local SIMS / numbers
I'm always happy to test from anywhere in the world

cheers
Steve
Forum: Africa, Asia and Pacific 09-02-2012, 04:17
Replies: 6
Views: 2,374
Posted By kiwisteve
SMS Test to 2Degrees New Zealand

Is there anyone in Africa and South America that could help with testing of two way SMS to New Zealand 2Degrees network ??

perhaps PM me or SMS to +64 22 5457747

thanks
Steve
Forum: Africa, Asia and Pacific 09-02-2012, 04:06
Replies: 2
Views: 2,410
Posted By kiwisteve
Thanks At i seems TravelSim as well . I'm...

Thanks
At i seems TravelSim as well .
I'm taking this up with Skinny Support :(:(
Forum: Africa, Asia and Pacific 07-02-2012, 00:03
Replies: 2
Views: 2,410
Posted By kiwisteve
New Zealand SKINNY sim

Have had one of the new SKINNY sims from Telecom NZ for a couple of weeks now

Anyone had any difficulty sending SMS to the +64 204 prefix ??


regards
Steve
Forum: Africa, Asia and Pacific 09-02-2010, 23:44
Replies: 2
Views: 1,879
Posted By kiwisteve
Hi. What make and model phone were you trying ...

Hi.
What make and model phone were you trying

Cheers
Steve
Forum: Africa, Asia and Pacific 24-09-2009, 02:26
Replies: 17
Views: 6,011
Posted By kiwisteve
The battery would freeze unless you had it well...

The battery would freeze unless you had it well covered in internal pockets !! Most of the Comms is on Intelsat @169 E and linked back to NZ and USA
Forum: Africa, Asia and Pacific 06-08-2009, 21:35
Replies: 9
Views: 3,302
Posted By kiwisteve
Unfortunately it doesn't work the other way...

Unfortunately it doesn't work the other way around
Nothing received from Wind ITA , Movistar and Personal Argentina

So far only Austalia Vodafone has been received

If there is anyone...
Forum: Africa, Asia and Pacific 13-07-2009, 03:49
Replies: 9
Views: 3,302
Posted By kiwisteve
Free SIM

I have registered with 2degreesmobile for one of their free sim offers !!
:D:D
Forum: Africa, Asia and Pacific 26-05-2009, 00:43
Replies: 9
Views: 3,302
Posted By kiwisteve
Its early days yet but sites are going in...

Its early days yet but sites are going in Rapidly .

Telecom WCDMA 850 will launch this Friday !!:D:D
Forum: Africa, Asia and Pacific 23-05-2009, 23:46
Replies: 9
Views: 3,302
Posted By kiwisteve
NZ Third Network

Link to NZ third Cellular network NZ Communications
known as 2Degrees


2degrees Welcome (http://www.2degreesmobile.co.nz/index.htm)
Forum: Africa, Asia and Pacific 29-05-2008, 06:07
Replies: 2
Views: 2,308
Posted By kiwisteve
It depends on what Spectrum management rights...

It depends on what Spectrum management rights each teleco owns .
Plus we also have many other services in 900 mhz band

:p:p
Forum: Africa, Asia and Pacific 20-05-2008, 00:00
Replies: 2
Views: 2,308
Posted By kiwisteve
NZ Cellular Update

Communications and Information Technology Minister David Cunliffe today announced that Telecom and Vodafone have accepted offers for the renewal of cellular spectrum.
A condition of the offers...
Forum: Africa, Asia and Pacific 02-05-2008, 09:48
Replies: 5
Views: 2,702
Posted By kiwisteve
Nz Adsl

Xnet is very popular Broadband ( run by worldxchange )
Forum: Africa, Asia and Pacific 17-11-2007, 07:22
Replies: 3
Views: 2,434
Posted By kiwisteve
Yes Vodafone have just increased their roaming...

Yes Vodafone have just increased their roaming prices
but their flyer in the post hides that and says their roaming has improved !!
Forum: Africa, Asia and Pacific 04-04-2007, 04:27
Replies: 7
Views: 2,609
Posted By kiwisteve
Analogue was excellent . Distance to base station...

Analogue was excellent . Distance to base station was not an issue like GSM , as long as signal strength was sufficent . Audio quality excellent too .
For a mountainous country like NZ with a low...
Forum: Africa, Asia and Pacific 02-04-2007, 12:36
Replies: 7
Views: 2,609
Posted By kiwisteve
I would assume the analogue Amps will probably go...

I would assume the analogue Amps will probably go to the scrap yard. The TDMA could be sold to places like Indonesia or South America where TDMA is still in use . Wonder what will happen to thousands...
Forum: Africa, Asia and Pacific 31-03-2007, 12:01
Replies: 7
Views: 2,609
Posted By kiwisteve
Its All gone now !! RIP Tdma and AMPS

Its All gone now !! RIP Tdma and AMPS
Forum: Africa, Asia and Pacific 31-03-2007, 08:49
Replies: 7
Views: 2,609
Posted By kiwisteve
Its just past 1800 NZ time and the TDMA and AMPS...

Its just past 1800 NZ time and the TDMA and AMPS analogue is still running !!
I guess it will be all over soon
Forum: Africa, Asia and Pacific 30-03-2007, 07:27
Replies: 7
Views: 2,609
Posted By kiwisteve
24 hours of TDMA and Amps

New Zealand has just 24hours left of the old TDMA and AMPS analogue network to go . User will then have the option only of GSM or UMTS on Vodafone NZ or CDMA on Telecom NZ .
A very sad day it...
Forum: Africa, Asia and Pacific 11-02-2007, 05:20
Replies: 9
Views: 4,121
Posted By kiwisteve
Dynojam Im sorry somehow I missed this post...

Dynojam
Im sorry somehow I missed this post and would have driven to Wellington to see you !!
Steve
Forum: Buy, Sell, Trade 23-01-2007, 22:59
Replies: 3
Views: 5,740
Posted By kiwisteve
it seems to vary but check on ...

it seems to vary but check on www.vodafone.co.nz
and have a look in the ROAMING section and Pre pay

Steve
Forum: Off Topic (any other discussion) 11-01-2007, 02:11
Replies: 16
Views: 5,953
Posted By kiwisteve
They also seem to have some problems with credit...

They also seem to have some problems with credit expiry early on one of my prepaid SIMS !!
Forum: Off Topic (any other discussion) 10-01-2007, 22:10
Replies: 12
Views: 16,045
Posted By kiwisteve
Many of my personal details were lost !!

Many of my personal details were lost !!
Forum: Buy, Sell, Trade 10-01-2007, 22:04
Replies: 3
Views: 5,740
Posted By kiwisteve
You can buy a NZ sim when you arrive in NZ for ...

You can buy a NZ sim when you arrive in NZ for $35 inc $ 5 airtime
and a voucher for another $10 that is activated when you register your details on line You can also use a NZ voda sim in...
Forum: Off Topic (any other discussion) 10-01-2007, 22:01
Replies: 16
Views: 5,953
Posted By kiwisteve
thanks for the SMS from Switzerland Andrea !! ...

thanks for the SMS from Switzerland Andrea !!
Im suprprised I got it NZ Voda international SMS was down for ages !
Forum: Africa, Asia and Pacific 11-11-2006, 21:35
Replies: 9
Views: 4,121
Posted By kiwisteve
A UK SIM card is not much use to us down under...

A UK SIM card is not much use to us down under really !! :D :D

Steve
Forum: Africa, Asia and Pacific 08-11-2006, 23:42
Replies: 9
Views: 4,121
Posted By kiwisteve
The first night I changed one SIM over I...

The first night I changed one SIM over I hammered it on Voice call ! :D :wacko:

Steve :thumbup: :thumbup:
Forum: Africa, Asia and Pacific 07-11-2006, 19:51
Replies: 9
Views: 4,121
Posted By kiwisteve
What could you not understand Andrea ? The choice...

What could you not understand Andrea ? The choice of the 2000 SMS or Unlimited calls and SMS to a nominated number ?

Its just Voda playing catchup with Telecom NZ CDMA Prepaid Offers

Steve
...
Forum: Africa, Asia and Pacific 05-11-2006, 05:52
Replies: 11
Views: 4,245
Posted By kiwisteve
I think Number portability will just confuse the...

I think Number portability will just confuse the issue as we have so many ( within the same network plans / deals ) like Vodafone's motormouth PostPaid where there are 200 inc anytime voda / voda...
Forum: Africa, Asia and Pacific 03-11-2006, 20:29
Replies: 11
Views: 4,245
Posted By kiwisteve
Network Standard ? well they really didn't have...

Network Standard ? well they really didn't have much of a network at all, very spotty coverage . But it was just the original GSM system not Amps or Tdma .
Took Vodafone ages to bring coverage up to...
Forum: Africa, Asia and Pacific 31-10-2006, 20:01
Replies: 9
Views: 4,121
Posted By kiwisteve
Vodafone NZ have released a new prepay plan . ...

Vodafone NZ have released a new prepay plan .
You select the Plan and then choose the Add ON Option ,
this seems a watered down version of the PostPaid Plans.
I have moved 1 of my prepaid numbers...
Forum: Africa, Asia and Pacific 31-10-2006, 19:54
Replies: 11
Views: 4,245
Posted By kiwisteve
AMPS and TDMA customers can just change the...

AMPS and TDMA customers can just change the prefix code from 025 to 027
on the CDMA network. But they must choose the CDMA calling plans

Number Portability, Both networks don't seem to want...
Forum: Off Topic (any other discussion) 19-10-2006, 21:55
Replies: 15
Views: 5,210
Posted By kiwisteve
Happy Birthday to the great leader !! :clap: ...

Happy Birthday to the great leader !! :clap: :clap:
from down at the bottom of the world !!
:thumbup: :thumbup:
Forum: Africa, Asia and Pacific 19-10-2006, 21:53
Replies: 11
Views: 4,245
Posted By kiwisteve
Telecom NZ have stated that the TDMA and ...

Telecom NZ have stated that the TDMA and Analogue AMPS service in NZ
will Close Down at end of MARCH 2007
this will leave just GSM and WCDMA from Vodafone and CDMA from Telecom
NZ a very...
Forum: Africa, Asia and Pacific 22-07-2006, 13:06
Replies: 7
Views: 3,547
Posted By kiwisteve
I used M1 prepaid on a trip to Singapore It...

I used M1 prepaid on a trip to Singapore
It worked very well inward and outward to New Zealands Vodafone

:thumbup: :thumbup:
Forum: Africa, Asia and Pacific 20-07-2006, 22:20
Replies: 1
Views: 2,172
Posted By kiwisteve
Tauranga first 3G target for Telstra ...

Tauranga first 3G target for Telstra


TelstraClear is making an aggressive push into the telecommunications market here by investing $50 million in wireless technology in Tauranga with an eye...
Forum: Africa, Asia and Pacific 28-03-2006, 09:13
Replies: 1
Views: 2,657
Posted By kiwisteve
Greetings You can also get Prepay Balance By...

Greetings
You can also get Prepay Balance By calling 777 and going through the voice prompts .


cheers
Kiwisteve :clap: :clap: :thumbup: :thumbup:
Forum: Mobile Phones 23-03-2006, 06:00
Replies: 6
Views: 2,974
Posted By kiwisteve
Vodafone NZ has the following on offer some...

Vodafone NZ has the following on offer
some Parallel importers have a diffrent range !

http://www.vodafone.co.nz/mobiles/dynamic_...t=mobiles&ss=3g...
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