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01-03-2012, 01:00 PM
Hi guys.

Any you guys got a Skinny sim card yet?

I got one and works good in my XT mobile.

I put it in my old Nokia and it asks for password.

I rang Skinny and they couldn't help.

Anyone know what can be done to by pass the password?



01-03-2012, 01:33 PM
What network was the old Nokia on?

01-03-2012, 01:37 PM
Was on Vodafone. Was an Aussie one I brought back years ago. Works on Vodafone and 2 degrees and is unlocked..

01-03-2012, 02:37 PM
Who are skinny never heard of them,,,, goes off to look them up, looked them up it's for mainly ex telecom phones

01-03-2012, 02:42 PM
Skinnys an Telecom off shoot. Owned by Telecom, somehow, not sure..

Speedy Gonzales
01-03-2012, 02:43 PM
Its a new network, (for youth / via Telecom by the looks of it), and the commerce comm were looking into it. Because their sims are / were locked to Skinny, if you buy one of their mobiles

01-03-2012, 03:22 PM
Vodafone & 2degrees are compatible networks.

XT is not, it runs on different technology utilizing different frequencies. The phone likely won't work even if you can get it unlocked.

01-03-2012, 03:29 PM
I have tried Skinny with one of their free SIM. Good value at $4 / week and if you talk allot with out doing much data or SMS that's 160 Minutes / month for $16. The only thing stopping me using it more is no MMS at present..

01-03-2012, 05:56 PM
They say its for the "young ones" leaving CDMA.

But we is oldies (ssh late 50's) and sounds like a good plan, to me , at $4.00 and $5.00 topups.:clap

01-03-2012, 07:23 PM
Why would a telecom owned company piggyback off the Vodafone network instead of the Telecom network?

02-03-2012, 08:26 AM
Why would a telecom owned company piggyback off the Vodafone network instead of the Telecom network?

Who said it did??

02-03-2012, 09:05 AM
I rang them, 0800 SKINNY and asked them why their Sim arrived in a Telecom envelope. They said Telecom had set them up.

02-03-2012, 09:06 AM
Also If you look back Speedy said same thing.