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There are 3 major mobile network operators in New Zealand:<br/>
== Miniconfs scheduled for Monday 12 January 2015 ==
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*Spark (was Telecom/XT) http://www.spark.co.nz/<br/>
* [http://dissociatedpress.net/miniconf/ Clouds, Containers, and Orchestration Miniconf]. ( [http://dissociatedpress.net/miniconf/#call-for-presentations CfP] open until 25 November 2014)
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*Vodafone http://www.vodafone.co.nz/<br/>
* [http://nz2015.mini.debconf.org/ Debian Miniconf]. ([http://nz2015.mini.debconf.org/Call_for_Presentations/ CFP] closes 21 December 2014)
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*2 degrees http://www.2degreesmobile.co.nz/<br/>
* [http://kernelmc.bakeyournoodle.com/ Kernel Miniconf]. ([http://kernelmc.bakeyournoodle.com/ CFP] closes 14 December 2014)
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*Virtual network operator Skinny https://www.skinny.co.nz/<br/>
* [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.
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All offer pre-paid SIM cards which can be easily obtained and require no paperwork or registration.<br/>
* [[Open Source for Humanitarian Tech Miniconf]]
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All operators now offer 4G in limited areas, which should cover most of Auckland CBD.<br/>
* 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]
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*gsm 2g 900, 1800 MHz - Vodafone / 2Degrees only<br/>
== Miniconfs scheduled for Tuesday 13 January 2015 ==
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*umts/3g
* [[Astronomy Miniconf]].
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** 850, 2100 MHz - Spark / Skinny<br/>
* [[Community Leadership Summit X]] Miniconf
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** 900, 2100 MHz - Vodafone / 2Degrees<br/>
* [[Deploying OpenStack Miniconf]].  
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*lte-fd 4g 700, 1800 MHz<br/><br/>
* Developer, Testing, Release and Continuous Integration Automation Miniconf. ([http://goo.gl/forms/KZI1YDDw8n CfP] open until 21 November 2014)
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** Very Limited 700MHz at present
* [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/programme15.html Draft Programme] is now online; check for updates in December 2014/January 2015)
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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

Revision as of 21:39, 23 December 2014

There are 3 major mobile network operators in New Zealand:

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.

  • gsm 2g 900, 1800 MHz - Vodafone / 2Degrees only
  • umts/3g
    • 850, 2100 MHz - Spark / Skinny
    • 900, 2100 MHz - Vodafone / 2Degrees
  • lte-fd 4g 700, 1800 MHz

    • Very Limited 700MHz at present

Note 2degrees for data 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 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

Note Spark Travellers SIM for $49 is similar to the Vodafone offering.

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 Spark (Telecom NZ/XT) does have 1GB data on WiFi per day across NZ starting at $29

Note Spark / Skinny share the same broadcast frequencies and have NO 2G Network