Difference between pages "Phone and mobile data" and "Programme"

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There are 3 major mobile network operators in New Zealand:<br/>
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*Spark (was Telecom/XT) http://www.spark.co.nz/<br/>
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== Formal ==
*Vodafone http://www.vodafone.co.nz/<br/>
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We have a great lineup of formal activities for you to enjoy during LCA2015, including...
*2 degrees http://www.2degreesmobile.co.nz/<br/>
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<section begin=formal />* [http://linux.conf.au/programme/keynotes Keynote Speakers] - invited speakers talking about important issues
*Virtual network operator Skinny https://www.skinny.co.nz/<br/>
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* [[Miniconfs|Miniconfs]] - have their own programme but are open for any LCA2015 attendee (extra fees may apply)
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* [[Tutorials|Tutorials]] - 100 minutes on instruction, check what you need before you attend
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* [[Partners' Programme|Partners' Programme]]<section end=formal />
  
All offer pre-paid SIM cards which can be easily obtained and require no paperwork or registration.<br/>
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== Informal ==
All operators now offer 4G in limited areas, which should cover most of Auckland CBD.<br/>
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There will also be many opportunities for you to network and contribute informally, including...
*gsm 2g 900, 1800 MHz - Vodafone / 2Degrees only<br/>
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<section begin=informal />* [[Lightning talks|Lightning talks]] - very brief, ad-lib presentations
*umts/3g
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* [[BoF Sessions|BoF Sessions]] - informal sessions for people with common interests to talk and network
** 850, 2100 MHz - Spark / Skinny<br/>
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* [[Unprofessional Delegates Networking Session]]<section end=informal />
** 900, 2100 MHz - Vodafone / 2Degrees<br/>
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*lte-fd 4g 700, 1800 MHz<br/><br/>
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** Very Limited 700MHz at present
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'''Note''' 2degrees for data [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.
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'''Note''' Vodafone Travellers SIM for $49 with 2GB Data, and for a lot of our attendees from outside of ANZ it will probably include minutes to call home. Check your countries Vodafone website
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'''Note''' Spark Travellers SIM for $49 is similar to the Vodafone offering.
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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.
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'''Note''' Spark (Telecom NZ/XT) does have 1GB data on WiFi per day across NZ starting at $29
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'''Note''' Spark / Skinny share the same broadcast frequencies and have '''NO''' 2G Network
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Formal

We have a great lineup of formal activities for you to enjoy during LCA2015, including...

Informal

There will also be many opportunities for you to network and contribute informally, including...