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Personal tracking device query

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Personal tracking device query

by Frequent Poster floydbloke Frequent Poster
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My father-in-law has alzheimers and we are investigating personal tracking devices for when he goes wandering off.

 

This is one of the units we are looking at:

http://personaltrackerdirect.com/index.html

 

It appears to work by regularly sending its location coordinates via SMS. 

Could this device be used on the Vodafone network?  And what sort of (preferably cheap Smiley Happy ) prepay plan would we need please.

 

Thanks

 

 

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Re: Personal tracking device query

by Business Ninja Initiate Business Ninja Initiate Business Ninja Initiate
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Hi @floydbloke,

 

I've had a quick look at the specs on that device - It should work with Vodafone NZ but it isn't built for Vodafone so no gaurantees. 

 

In terms of a prepay plan, Pay & Go would be your best choice, as you'll only need the device to send SMS. The rate for a standard SMS on Pay & Go is $0.01

 

 

Cheers,

I'm a Vodafone Ninja in a Vodafone retail store.
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