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There are 3 major mobile network operators in New Zealand:<br/>
This is an index of all the "Birds of a feather" sessions organised and run on an informal basis by attendees of the conference. We will be offering Birds of a Feather (BoF) sessions on Monday and Tuesday evenings.
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*Spark (was Telecom/XT) http://www.spark.co.nz/<br/>
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*Vodafone http://www.vodafone.co.nz/<br/>
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*2 degrees http://www.2degreesmobile.co.nz/<br/>
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*Virtual network operator Skinny https://www.skinny.co.nz/<br/>
  
If you want to get a group together then put a page up and link it here where people can discuss who/where/when about whatever you're interested in.
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All offer pre-paid SIM cards which can be easily obtained and require no paperwork or registration.<br/>
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All operators now offer 4G in limited areas, which should cover most of Auckland CBD.<br/>
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*gsm 2g 900, 1800 MHz - Vodafone / 2Degrees only<br/>
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*umts/3g
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** 850, 2100 MHz - Spark / Skinny<br/>
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** 900, 2100 MHz - Vodafone / 2Degrees<br/>
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*lte-fd 4g 700, 1800 MHz<br/>
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** Very Limited 700MHz at present<br/><br/>
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'''NOTE''' that you must be a conference delegate in order to attend the BoF Sessions.
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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.
  
==BoFs Recurring on Multiple Days==
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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
  
=== Running BoF ===
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'''Note''' Spark Travellers SIM for $49 is similar to the Vodafone offering.
  
Details TBC
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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.
  
=== Martial Arts BoF ===
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'''Note''' Spark (Telecom NZ/XT) does have 1GB data on WiFi per day across NZ starting at $29
  
Details: [[Martial Arts BoF]]
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'''Note''' Spark / Skinny share the same broadcast frequencies and have '''NO''' 2G Network
 
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==Evening BoFs at LCA Venue ==
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=== Monday 12th January 2015 ===
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!Time
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!OGGB 4
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!Caseroom 2
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!Caseroom 3
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!17:30
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| rowspan=2 | Linux Australia AGM - contact @KathyReid for further information
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| [[Saltstack BoF]]
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| Ansible BoF
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!18:30
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| [[Functional Programming BoF]]
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!19:30
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=== Tuesday 13th January 2015 ===
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{| class="wikitable"
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!Time
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!OGGB 4
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!Caseroom 2
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!Caseroom 3
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!17:30
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| [[Jobs BoF]]
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| [[Personal Crypto & Security BOF]]
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|-
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!18:30
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|  [[CentOS/Fedora BoF]]
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|  [[CACert BoF/Assurance]]
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|  [[LMDB BoF]]
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|-
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!19:30
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| [[Emacs BoF]]
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| [[keysigning|OpenPGP Keysigning]]
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| [[PostgreSQL BOF]]
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|}
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=== BoF Wait-list ===
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If the above room allocation is full please add an entry here and we can try to make additional space available.
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Revision as of 21:50, 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