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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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All offer pre-paid SIM cards which can be easily obtained and require no paperwork or registration.
  
==At the Conference Venue==
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All operators now offer 4G in limited areas, which should cover most of Auckland CBD.
  
Throughout the University of Auckland, there will be an additional SSID available to conference delegates. This will be advertised at all campus locations where there is normally WiFi access, including the OGG Building.
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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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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.
  
The Wireless network will give delegates unfiltered Internet access via NAT.
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'''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.
  
* Wireless SSID: <strong>LCA2015</strong>
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'''Note''' Skinny also does a competitive package, with $4 for a sim that comes loaded with calling time (within ANZ), texts and mobile data.
* Protocol: 802.11a/b/g/n 2.4GHz and 5GHz.  802.11n 5GHz recommended.
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* Password: <i>This will be given to delegates</i>
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==University Accommodation==
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'''Note''' Make a link (or describe it on this page) to Internet access during the conference.
 
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<strong>Carlaw Park</strong>
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Wireless access is provided with the same parameters as in the conference venue.
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<strong>University Hall</strong>
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Wireless access is provided here in common areas only.
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Please note that wired network ports in the rooms are connected to the University ResNet, which requires a University ID and authentication to connect to the Internet, and so should not be used.
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==Other Accommodation==
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For Internet access information in other accommodation not provided by LCA, please contact the accommodation provider.  Many hotels will offer in-room Internet connections, but prices may vary.
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Revision as of 10:32, 11 October 2014

There are 3 major mobile network operators in New Zealand (Spark (was Telecom/XT), Vodafone, 2degrees), as well as virtual network operators (Skinny). All offer pre-paid SIM cards which can be easily obtained and require no paperwork or registration.

All operators now offer 4G in limited areas, which should cover most of Auckland CBD.

Best for data-only would be 2degrees. NZ$99 for 12GB. 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.


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.

Note Skinny also does a competitive package, with $4 for a sim that comes loaded with calling time (within ANZ), texts and mobile data.

Note Make a link (or describe it on this page) to Internet access during the conference.