Get started with mobile broadband

Setting up your new device or simply managing your account, this is the place


Set up your Vodem

Vodem Stick K5150 4G (Cat4)
Your Vodafone Mobile Broadband USB Stick (Vodem) connects your computer to the Internet over the Vodafone mobile phone network.
You can now browse the web, pick up emails, and use any other internet service wherever there's a mobile phone network, plus you can send, receive and manage TXT messages directly on your computer.


Set up your Pocket WiFi

Pocket Wi-Fi
Your Vodafone Pocket WiFi creates a personal portable WiFi network so you can share share your secure mobile broadband internet connection with Wi-Fi-enabled devices - computers, Apple iPhone, iPad or iPod touch, Android smartphones and tablets like the Samsung Galaxy Tab, or mobile gaming devices like Nintendo DSi.


Prepay Mobile Broadband Terms and Conditions:

  1. You can purchase a SIM at $5 (with no data allowance) and choose the data plan you want after top up, or you can purchase the 1GB data plan that is bundled with device.
  2. Every time you Top up your Prepay Data SIM by $20 or more you’ll receive a FREE 500MB Bonus that lasts 30 days (or if you top up earlier)
  3. Use your Prepay balance to purchase one of the Prepay Mobile Broadband Data Plan (Data 20; Data 30; Data 50 and Data 80) Data 20 and 30 lasts for 30 days, Data 50 lasts 3 months and Data 80 lasts 6 months. Always know what you're paying for with no casual rates.
  4. If you use all the data in your plan before the end date you can choose to:
    1. Purchase any Prepay Always Available Data Deals via My Vodafone (Prepay Data Boost 2GB, 5GB, 10GB, lasts for 30 days). Prepay Boost terms apply, see
    2. Wait until the plan expires when it will automatically renew on the anniversary date provided you have enough credit;
    3. Repurchase the same plan again; or
    4. Purchase a different plan.
  5. If you have insufficient Prepay balance and your Prepay Data plan fails to renew, the plan will go on hold for up to 14 days from the date it was due to renew.  After 14 days it will be removed.
  6. If you top up sufficient credit within the 14 days your plan will be automatically re-purchased and the price will be deducted from your Prepay balance, provided you Top up enough to cover any outstanding IOUs
  7. Excludes use outside New Zealand.
  8. 4G not available everywhere and requires a 4G capable device. See
  9. Vodafone Terms and Conditions for Prepay customers apply.
Important things to know 

Manage your account

Check your usage, Top Up or pay your bill and get tips on how to conserve your data

Man Typting on Notebook Looking At My Vodafone Data Usage Screen

For all mobile broadband devices - tablets, Pocket Wi-Fi and Vodems - we recommend signing in to My Vodafone to check your usage and account balance. We also supply software with your device so you can quickly check on usage, send and receive TXTs and more.

How to check your data use
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There are heaps of easy ways to Top Up your Prepay or pay your mobile broadband bill – making life a little bit easier and paying your bill on time as hassle free as possible.

How to Top Up or Pay
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Need more Prepay data? From 500MB to 5GB, we have a selection of plan and Data Boosts.

If you have an On Account plan, then you can buy one of our  On Account Add-Ons as a one-off or add it to your plan.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Check out the most common questions and answers about mobile broadband.