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Apple Watch Cellular

by 0212769639 Starter Poster
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Hello, now that Vodafone Australia has released NumberSync which supports Apple Watch 3 Cellular will NZ also or will this be another service (like Visual VoiceMail) NZ don’t get?
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Re: Apple Watch Cellular

by XiyuSu New Poster
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I think NZ will follow AU using the same technology. It is likely that the celullar version in AU will also be available in NZ in the future because they use the same network and frequencies, just like iPhone (I had a glance at the networks that NZ and AU version iphones support, exactly the same). Remember I bought an iPhone, it was shipped from AU, which means Apple does not tailor products for NZ and we use the same model as AU. So just a guess for the watch, it will be the same stuff.

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by GeerIseke Starter Poster
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I wish you were right, but it isnt as simple as this as the  backend billing  systems that Vodafone run are different between Aust and NZ and even though VF AUST has implemented, it will still require a systems upgrade by VFNZ..

so the question remains, when will this occur?

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by Kiwiguy1 Starter Poster
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Come on Vodafone lots of people have been searching and viewing this so there is a demand. Get a team to sort it out please!

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by GeerIseke Starter Poster
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VFNZ are  playing difficult and being obtuse, see this thread...

http://community.vodafone.co.nz/t5/Mobile-services/eSim-Numbersync/m-p/217388#M28754

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by Frequent Poster puns1973 Frequent Poster
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Hello,

 
Vodafone: e-Sim Support for Apple Watch Cellular in New Zealand

I just started the petition "Vodafone: e-Sim Support for Apple Watch Cellular in New Zealand" and wanted to see if you could help by adding your name.

My goal is to reach 100 signatures and I need more support. You can read more and sign the petition here:

https://chn.ge/2uGCvBC

Thanks!
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by Geer Starter Poster
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signed

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by Frequent Poster puns1973 Frequent Poster
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Over 100 Kiwis have signed this petition. And yet Vodafone won’t budge. I will be switching my provider at this new iPhone launch just out of protest.

Hello,

Vodafone: e-Sim Support for Apple Watch Cellular in New Zealand

I just started the petition "Vodafone: e-Sim Support for Apple Watch Cellular in New Zealand" and wanted to see if you could help by adding your name.

My goal is to reach 100 signatures and I need more support. You can read more and sign the petition here:

https://chn.ge/2uGCvBC

Thanks!
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Re: Apple Watch Cellular

by MikeHales Retired Staff
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Planned for 1st Quarter of our financial year (April to June 2019)

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Re: Apple Watch Cellular

by Expert Contributor Expert Contributor
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@MikeHales wrote:

Planned for 1st Quarter of our financial year (April to June 2019)


How much are you planning on charging for this? Free for on account customers?

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