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Three 4G super-voice by Chris
I've just found out about Supervoice on There and it's available here. Is this just marketing ******** or is there something behind it? http://www.three.co.uk/Discover/network/4G-Supervoice
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Today 10:42 AM
by Dave Higton[_2_] Go to last post
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EU roaming charges by Andrew Gabriel
Just heard that the EU has abandoned its proposal for abolishing roaming charges. Earlier this week it was apparently watered down so that extra roaming charges could only be levied after first 30 or 90 days roaming, but now the whole proposal has fallen through. -- Andrew Gabriel
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September 24th 16 11:40 AM
by Chris in Makati Go to last post
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321 (P&G) SIM in Audi car. by R. Mark Clayton[_2_]
Posh Audi cars (possibly all new ones) have a SIM slot that you can put a SIM in and use both as a hands free car phone and for a data connection for the car (e.g. bringing up Google maps instead of stored ones and wi-fi in the back or when stationary). 3 tell me that they will not treat the car as a data device and cut off one of these SIMs as a result. Has anyone on this group actually done...
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September 14th 16 07:47 PM
by tim... Go to last post
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Integrated socket outlets (USB) by Scott[_3_]
Are there any issues in terms of safety or speed in using a socket outlet with built-in USB sockets rather than the supplied charger to charge a mobile phone or similar device? I am thinking about the MK product https://www.mkelectric.com/en-gb/Pages/USB.aspx not a trip to the pound shop. Thanks for any assistance.
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September 5th 16 05:25 PM
by Scott[_3_] Go to last post
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Not regsistered on network; Three SIM in Galaxy 3 Mini by Maurice
After months of normal working - both home and abroad - I recently found the phone took forever to send an SMS, and today I am totally cut off from receiving or making voice calls (even to check the PAYG balance). If try to make a voice call, I get "Not registered with network", though the phone shows a 3-bar signal (2G around here). Tried the cures shown on internet (remove battery &...
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August 31st 16 09:16 AM
by Someone Somewhere Go to last post
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NFC question by Scott[_3_]
I was wondering this morning: does leaving NFC switched on affect the battery life of a phone? Is it best to turn it off when not needed or does it make no difference?
August 30th 16 08:31 AM
by Martin Brown Go to last post
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Cashback deals. Who pays? by Tim+[_3_]
Just applied for a sim only deal with EE via Mobile Phones Direct. It's for a 12 month deal @ £21.99 per month for 4 GB of data, unlimited calls, unlimited texts and with a £120 cash back bringing the (eventual) cost down to a much more reasonable £11.99 per month. Obviously I apply to MPD for my cash backs but who gives them the money? EE? What's in it for MPD or EE to sell services like...
August 26th 16 10:35 AM
by Flop Go to last post
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Query about Windows on phones by Tim+[_3_]
I have an old Windows PC program that I would love to have on a phone. It's been suggested elsewhere that it might run on a Windows phone although personally I'm doubtful. Call a modern Windows phone run any Windows PC software (that's Windows 7 compatible)? Tim --
August 25th 16 08:35 AM
by Roland Perry Go to last post
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Virgin Mobile bill shock by Roland Perry
I'm in the process of moving all our phones off Virgin Pay Monthly, because (I suspect) EE have closed at least one local base station - possibly an Orange one = leaving us with just one ex-Tmobile site, which has recently been what they call "intermittent". Plenty of signal when working, but off for hours on end. Much probing of both Virgin and EE tech support appears to reveal they don't...
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Mi-Fi external aerial by Woody[_4_]
Has anyone found an external aerial for a mi-fi (such as the Huawei E5372 like what I have) that is spec'd for the 3G band? They all seem to cover 800, 900, 1800, 2500 and 2600 MHz bands but none quote 3G (2110MHz.) -- Woody harrogate3 at ntlworld dot com
August 23rd 16 09:18 AM
by Mizter T Go to last post
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Smallest top up to activate EE sim? by Tim+[_3_]
I suspect that the only answer is a tenner but I live in hope of finding that it's possible with less. ;-) I want to test EE reception locally and I don't particularly want to blow £10 on a "test" sim. 18 months ago local reception was pants and I jumped ship as a protest without much expectation of finding a better local network (which I haven't found). Since then they've supposedly rolled...
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August 22nd 16 04:04 PM
by Maurice Go to last post
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Leaving Virgin - did I mess up the timing? by Roland Perry
I was on Virgin Pay Monthly and accept I need to give a month's notice. My billing date each month is the 15th. What happened was this: Gave notice, got PAC, bought new service: 12th Aug. Switchover took place 16th Aug. Just before switchover, Virgin send a txt saying "We've renewed your monthly sub" I'm not interested in any potential refund for 12th-15th Sept.
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August 20th 16 07:25 PM
by Tim+[_3_] Go to last post
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X-Post - Suitable phone for long term travel to Africa/India by David[_8_]
A friend may be off in a few months to two separate locations (work related) and is likely to be spending around 3 months in each location. Requirements a (1) Smart phone (2) Work in Africa (Ghana) and India (3) Repair/replacement cover in case of damage
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August 17th 16 11:24 AM
by David[_8_] Go to last post
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Mobile data SIM problem by Daniel James[_2_]
Lots of mobile comms folk here, I wonder whether any of you can help with something that's been vexing me? I've just taken delivery of a nice new Lenovo Thinkpad with a 4G data card in it. There's a little SIM card tray that takes a micro-SIM and pokes into a USB-sized hole in one side, where it engages with a receptacle on the motherboard (some distance away from the actual M.2 LTE modem...
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August 11th 16 12:30 PM
by Daniel James[_2_] Go to last post
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Orange/EE roaming problem by S Viemeister[_2_]
I thought it was just me, but it seems to be a problem elsewhere, too...I'm in the US at the moment, and my Orange phone can't connect. At all. No calls, no texts, no data. Good thing I also have a US mobile.
August 6th 16 04:16 PM
by S Viemeister[_2_] Go to last post
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iPhone on o2 and problems with data roaming when abroad. by David Wade[_2_]
My wife has an iPhone on o2 and it refused to use data services when roaming. I have a Sony Experia on o2. It roams just fine. I have now fixed my wifes iPhone by setting the APN from idata.o2.co.uk to mobile.o2.co.uk. The help http://service.o2.co.uk/IQ/SRVS/CGI-BIN/WEBCGI.EXE?New,Kb=Companion,question=ref(User):str(Mobile),CASE=19041 says to only use the "idata.o2.co.uk" APN if you are on...
August 4th 16 04:00 PM
by Someone Somewhere Go to last post
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Data heavy PAYG by Roland Perry
I'm helping someone newly arrived in the country select a SIM, but the industry's confusion pricing isn't helping. They already have an unlocked iPhone, and have a preference (which I could shift) for EE based on that being the network which their foreign SIM currently most often roams to. They strongly dislike the prospect of any credit they have expiring at the end of the month.
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July 28th 16 10:58 AM
by Martin Brown Go to last post
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Wanted, cheap phone supporting EAP-SIM and external aerial by Chris Green
As per the subject I want a phone which supports the EAP-SIM WiFi authentication protocol and which is easy to connect an external aerial to. Apart from these requirements it can be very basic indeed. .... or a MiFi/router that supports EAP-SIM but I don't think there is such a thing. -- Chris Green ·
July 27th 16 08:06 AM
by Chris Green Go to last post
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Is there any 'ready made' way to use EAP-SIM authenticated WiFi without a 'phone? by Chris Green
I'm looking for a way to use an EAP-SIM authenticated WiFi hotspot with some sort of external aerial so that I can get better range than I would get just using my Android mobile 'as is'. So, as I see it, there are a couple of ways of doing this:- Improve the phone's internal WiFi aerial. Does anyone know of any Android phones whose WiFi aerial can be got at?
July 22nd 16 01:00 PM
by Chris Green Go to last post
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Beware by Woody[_4_]
There's a phishing e-mail doing the rounds about lock -- Woody harrogate3 at ntlworld dot coming yor account. Just hover over the link and you''ll see............
July 20th 16 07:38 AM
by Chris Go to last post
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