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{{DISPLAYTITLE:<span style="display:none;">User:</span><span style="text-shadow:gray 0.2em 0.2em 0.2em;"><font color="#703931">'''Augur'''</font></span><span style="display:none;"> </span>}}{{User:Augur_./box|About Me|{{NZ}}<br>My name is Robert Frittmann, but most people know me as ᏜᏠᎶᏠᏑ. I live in West Auckland, and I've been involved in the maker movement and the free/libre open source software community (as an end-user) for a number of years now. I currently have Lubuntu 14.04LTS installed on all my home computers, and I have an Android smartphone. I've been using Linux exclusively since about 2008. This will be my first LinuxConf, however.}}
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There are 3 major mobile network operators in New Zealand:<br/>
{{User:Augur_./box|Wiki Support|I'm the wiki wrangler for LCA2015, and I'm happy to help delegates and presenters alike with their wiki editing questions. The fastest way to contact me for wiki support is via my [[User_talk:Augur_.|talk page]]. Alternatively, you can contact me via [https://twitter.com/Frittmann Twitter]. Sorry, I don't do Facebook. If I don't know the answer to your question, I'll tell you that straight away, and will then do some research to try to find an answer for you.}}
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Spark (was Telecom/XT) http://www.spark.co.nz/<br/>
{{User:Augur_./box|Transport|As mentioned above, I live in West Auckland. I will be traveling daily into the conference by car. I will have room for up to 6 other people in my 7-seater vehicle, and would be interested in car-pooling / ridesharing. If you live nearby Great North Road and would like a lift to/from the conference each day, please let me know on my [[User_talk:Augur_.|talk page]]. A donation towards petrol costs would be appreciated.}}
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Vodafone http://www.vodafone.co.nz/prepay/<br/>
{{User:Augur_./box|Social Media|I'm active on social media, and you can follow me on any of these services...
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2 degrees http://www.2degreesmobile.co.nz/prepay<br/>
{{TwitterMe|frittmann}} (I'm on here a lot)<br>
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Skinny virtual network operator https://www.skinny.co.nz/<br/>
{{GooglePlusMe|114399581202017238336}} (not that I use it much)
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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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gsm 2g 900 1800 *can someone confirm these?*
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umts 3g 850, 900, 2100 *can someone confirm these?*
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All operators now offer 4G in limited areas, which should cover most of Auckland CBD.<br/>
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lte 4g 700 1800mhz *can someone confirm these?*
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'italic'' 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.
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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.
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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''' Make a link (or describe it on this page) to Internet access during the conference.

Revision as of 12:40, 13 December 2014

There are 3 major mobile network operators in New Zealand:
Spark (was Telecom/XT) http://www.spark.co.nz/
Vodafone http://www.vodafone.co.nz/prepay/
2 degrees http://www.2degreesmobile.co.nz/prepay
Skinny virtual network operator https://www.skinny.co.nz/

All offer pre-paid SIM cards which can be easily obtained and require no paperwork or registration.
gsm 2g 900 1800 *can someone confirm these?* umts 3g 850, 900, 2100 *can someone confirm these?*

All operators now offer 4G in limited areas, which should cover most of Auckland CBD.
lte 4g 700 1800mhz *can someone confirm these?*

'italic 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.