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There are 3 major mobile network operators in New Zealand (Spark (was Telecom/XT), Vodafone, 2degrees), as well as virtual network operators (Skinny).
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== Miniconfs at lca2015 ==
All offer pre-paid SIM cards which can be easily obtained and require no paperwork or registration.
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All operators now offer 4G in limited areas, which should cover most of Auckland CBD.
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=== Miniconfs scheduled for Monday 12 January 2015 ===
 
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* [http://dissociatedpress.net/miniconf/ Clouds, Containers, and Orchestration Miniconf]. ( [http://dissociatedpress.net/miniconf/#call-for-presentations CfP] open until 25 November 2014)
Best for data-only would be 2degrees. [http://www.2degreesmobile.co.nz/mobile-data/zone-data-packs NZ$99] for 12GB.
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* Debian Miniconf
For a mix of data/calls/texting all operators offer a similar NZ$19/mth pre-paid plan with Unlimited texting, 100 calling minutes, 500MB data.
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* Kernel Miniconf
 
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* [http://www.annodex.org/events/lca2015_mmm/ Multimedia and Music Miniconf] ([http://www.annodex.org/events/lca2015_mmm/index.php/Main/CallForPapers Call for Papers] now open)
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* [[Open Radio Miniconf]] - [http://vk5fj.net/?p=558 CfP] open until 14 December 2014.
'''Note''' make sure we mention the Vodafone Travellers SIM as for a lot of our attendees from outside of ANZ it will probably include minutes to call home.
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* Open Source for Humanitarian Tech Miniconf
 
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* Writing Openly; Open Source Documentation Miniconf - [http://www.stc-aus.org.au/writing-openly-mini-conf-call-for-participation/ Call for Participation open until Dec 12]
'''Note''' Skinny also does a competitive package, with $4 for a sim that comes loaded with calling time (within ANZ), texts and mobile data.
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=== Miniconfs scheduled for Tuesday 13 January 2015 ===
 
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* [[Astronomy Miniconf]]. (CfP open until 23 November 2014)
'''Note''' Make a link (or describe it on this page) to Internet access during the conference.
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* [[Community Leadership Summit]] Miniconf
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* [[Deploying OpenStack Miniconf]]. (CFP open until 4 December 2014)
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* Developer, Testing, Release and Continuous Integration Automation Miniconf. ([http://goo.gl/forms/KZI1YDDw8n CfP] open until 21 November 2014)
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* [http://www.openhardwareconf.org/index.php/Main_Page Open Hardware Miniconf]. ([http://www.openhardwareconf.org/index.php/OHC2015-CFP CfP] open until 14 December 2014)
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* [http://sysadmin.miniconf.org Sysadmin Miniconf] ([http://sysadmin.miniconf.org/cfp15.html Call for Presentations] -- "last minute" submissions before end of November 2014 may be considered, but schedule is getting full!)

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Miniconfs at lca2015

Miniconfs scheduled for Monday 12 January 2015

Miniconfs scheduled for Tuesday 13 January 2015