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There are 3 major mobile network operators in New Zealand:<br/>
 
There are 3 major mobile network operators in New Zealand:<br/>
Spark (was Telecom/XT) http://www.spark.co.nz/<br/>
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*Spark (was Telecom/XT) http://www.spark.co.nz/<br/>
Vodafone http://www.vodafone.co.nz/prepay/<br/>
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*Vodafone http://www.vodafone.co.nz/<br/>
2 degrees http://www.2degreesmobile.co.nz/prepay<br/>
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*2 degrees http://www.2degreesmobile.co.nz/<br/>
Skinny virtual network operator https://www.skinny.co.nz/<br/>
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*Virtual network operator Skinny https://www.skinny.co.nz/<br/>
  
 
All offer pre-paid SIM cards which can be easily obtained and require no paperwork or registration.<br/>
 
All offer pre-paid SIM cards which can be easily obtained and require no paperwork or registration.<br/>
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.<br/>
 
All operators now offer 4G in limited areas, which should cover most of Auckland CBD.<br/>
lte 4g 700 1800mhz *can someone confirm these?*
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*gsm 2g 900 1800 *can someone confirm these?*<br/>
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*umts/3g 850, 900, 2100 *can someone confirm these?*<br/>
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*lte-fd 4g 700 1800mhz *can someone confirm these?*<br/><br/>
  
'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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'''Note''' for data-only would be 2degrees. [http://www.2degreesmobile.co.nz/mobile-data/zone-data-packs 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.
 
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 as for a lot of our attendees from outside of ANZ it will probably include minutes to call home. Check your countries Vodafone website
'''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.
 
'''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.
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'''Note''' Spark (Telecom NZ/XT) does have 1GB data on WiFi per day across NZ starting at $29

Revision as of 12:54, 13 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 *can someone confirm these?*
  • umts/3g 850, 900, 2100 *can someone confirm these?*
  • lte-fd 4g 700 1800mhz *can someone confirm these?*


Note 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 Vodafone Travellers SIM as for a lot of our attendees from outside of ANZ it will probably include minutes to call home. Check your countries Vodafone website

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