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Curia poll on mobile phones

Curia did a poll for Exceltium in August 2009 of 800 mobile phone owners. The full results are here: 090807 Curia Report

Key findings:

  • 48% on Vodafone, 47% Telecom, 3% both and 2% other
  • 33% said their choice of network was influenced by whether the people they call or text are on the same network
  • 73% say mobile phone charges are higher in NZ than overseas and 3% disagree
  • 81% believe Telecom and Vodafone are over-charging and only 5% disagree
  • 86% say they should be able to call someone on a different network for the same cost as someone on the same network, and 88% say the same for texting
  • 85% think it is wrong it often costs more to ring a mobile phone domestically than to call someone living overseas
  • 37% trust companies to lower their prices voluntarily, 55% do not
  • 81% want the Government to accept the Commerce Commission’s recommendation to lower the termination rate, and 14% do not
  • 15% said they are more likely to vote for a party that lowered mobile phone costs through reducing the termination rates and only 1% said they are less likely

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