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Forum: UK Mobile Phones December 17th 19, 03:08 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 497
Posted By Java Jive[_2_]
New idea from OfCom

On 17/12/2019 15:43, Woody wrote:
I see today that OfCom are intending to make it an offence to supply
mobile phones that are locked to a network. Specifically this means
BT/EE, Tesco Mobile,...
Forum: UK Mobile Phones December 14th 19, 11:39 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,102
Posted By Java Jive[_2_]
Open Letter To Mobile Suppliers

On 14/12/2019 07:57, Andy Burns wrote:

Java Jive wrote:

I write to request that yourselves, as a mobile supplier in the UK,
provide a mobile data SIM plan that will:
**** •...
Forum: UK Mobile Phones December 3rd 19, 12:26 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 76
Posted By Java Jive[_2_]
Android 'spoofing' bug helps (malicious apps) targets bank accounts

"Android 'spoofing' bug helps (malicious apps) targets bank accounts
By Mark Ward Technology correspondent, BBC News, 2 December 2019

A "major" security weakness in Google's Android software has let...
Forum: UK Mobile Phones November 12th 19, 09:20 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,102
Posted By Java Jive[_2_]
Open Letter To Mobile Suppliers

On 12/11/2019 20:19, Chris Green wrote:
Java Jive wrote:

Nonsense, EE have to upgrade for the national emergency services
network, and others have to follow lest...
Forum: UK Mobile Phones November 12th 19, 02:31 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,102
Posted By Java Jive[_2_]
Open Letter To Mobile Suppliers

On 12/11/2019 14:44, Andy Burns wrote:
Java Jive wrote:

MB wrote:

You have to remember it will be completely unprofitable for the
mobile provider unless someone subsidies...
Forum: UK Mobile Phones November 12th 19, 12:34 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,102
Posted By Java Jive[_2_]
Open Letter To Mobile Suppliers

On 12/11/2019 13:00, MB wrote:

On 08/11/2019 13:10, Java Jive wrote:

However, I'm trying to get local residents some meaningful *choice*,
hence my open letter to mobile suppliers as...
Forum: UK Mobile Phones November 8th 19, 12:10 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,102
Posted By Java Jive[_2_]
Open Letter To Mobile Suppliers

On 08/11/2019 12:26, AnthonyL wrote:

Sorry not read all the thread - have you tried:

https://www.highlandwireless.co.uk/superfast-broadband-sutherland/

YES! Their service to our area began...
Forum: UK Mobile Phones November 7th 19, 08:02 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 74
Posted By Java Jive[_2_]
Virgin Media switches phone customers from BT to Vodafone

"Virgin Media is ditching telecoms group BT and switching its three
million mobile phone customers to the network run by Vodafone.

Customers are being promised a host of new services and will not...
Forum: UK Mobile Phones November 7th 19, 06:20 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,102
Posted By Java Jive[_2_]
Open Letter To Mobile Suppliers

On 07/11/2019 18:10, Tweed wrote:

What’s wrong with Vodafone’s unlimited plans? £23/month speed capped at
2Mbit/second, £26/month capped at 10Mbit/sec, £30/month no speed capping.
You...
Forum: UK Mobile Phones November 7th 19, 06:06 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,102
Posted By Java Jive[_2_]
Open Letter To Mobile Suppliers

On 07/11/2019 17:33, MikeS wrote:

On 07/11/2019 11:52, Java Jive wrote:

Another problem is the lack of mobile/4G routers available.

I don't understand this comment. There is a long...
Forum: UK Mobile Phones November 7th 19, 10:52 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,102
Posted By Java Jive[_2_]
Open Letter To Mobile Suppliers

FWIW, I have recently sent the following open letter to all UK mobile
suppliers except Three (because they already have a suitable plan
available). If this or similar is an issue for others here,...
Forum: UK Mobile Phones October 26th 19, 10:40 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 979
Posted By Java Jive[_2_]
Rural not-spot scheme

On 26/10/2019 11:33, Tim+ wrote:

Tweed wrote:

I wonder how all of this will affect investment in fixed networks? It’s
going to be a hard sell to get many people to...
Forum: UK Mobile Phones October 25th 19, 08:58 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 81
Posted By Java Jive[_2_]
Two Phone Unlocking Breaches

On 17/10/2019 21:06, Java Jive wrote:

"Samsung: Anyone's thumbprint can unlock Galaxy S10 phone

Image caption A graphic symbol tells users where they need to press to
provide a...
Forum: UK Mobile Phones October 17th 19, 08:06 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 81
Posted By Java Jive[_2_]
Two Phone Unlocking Breaches

"Google Pixel 4 Face Unlock works if eyes are shut
By Chris Fox Technology reporter

Google has confirmed the Pixel 4 smartphone's Face Unlock system can
allow access to a person's device even if...
Forum: UK Mobile Phones October 17th 19, 08:57 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 81
Posted By Java Jive[_2_]
Three investigating loss of phone services

"Mobile network Three has acknowledged it is experiencing "technical
difficulties with voice, text and data", leaving many customers offline.

The problems appear to have started on Wednesday...
Forum: UK Mobile Phones October 10th 19, 11:25 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 110
Posted By Java Jive[_2_]
Hackers breach Volusion and start collecting card details fromthousands of sites

Cross-posted due to potential urgency of issue ...

https://www.zdnet.com/article/hackers-breach-volusion-and-start-collecting-card-details-from-thousands-of-sites/

"Hackers breach Volusion and...
Forum: UK Mobile Phones September 9th 19, 07:59 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 1,108
Posted By Java Jive[_2_]
Almost one-fifth of Britons 'do not use internet'

On 09/09/2019 18:19, Chris wrote:
Java Jive wrote:
"Almost one-fifth of Britons 'do not use internet'

Almost 20% of British people are not using the internet, a...
Forum: UK Mobile Phones September 9th 19, 10:47 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 1,108
Posted By Java Jive[_2_]
Almost one-fifth of Britons 'do not use internet'

"Almost one-fifth of Britons 'do not use internet'

Almost 20% of British people are not using the internet, a survey suggests.

The detailed in-home survey of almost 2,000 Britons found that 18%...
Forum: UK Mobile Phones August 29th 19, 11:04 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 107
Posted By Java Jive[_2_]
Android CamScanner PDF app 'sent malware to phones'

"Android CamScanner PDF app 'sent malware to phones'

A hugely popular Android app that takes high quality photographs of
documents has been found to contain malware.

CamScanner has been downloaded...
Forum: UK Mobile Phones August 28th 19, 05:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 113
Posted By Java Jive[_2_]
5G: Rural areas could see bigger and taller masts

On 28/08/2019 18:41, Woody wrote:

On Wed 28/08/2019 11:35, Java Jive wrote:

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-49480560

[Etc]

Interestingly, further down, there's ...
Forum: UK Mobile Phones August 28th 19, 10:35 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 113
Posted By Java Jive[_2_]
5G: Rural areas could see bigger and taller masts

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-49480560

"Bigger and taller mobile phone masts could be built without councils'
permission across the countryside, under a proposed overhaul of planning
rules in...
Forum: UK Mobile Phones August 25th 19, 11:27 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 488
Posted By Java Jive[_2_]
BT 4G Assure Dongle

On 18/08/2019 17:39, Theo wrote:
R. Mark Clayton wrote:
On Saturday, 17 August 2019 19:57:50 UTC+1, Tim+ wrote:
Java Jive wrote:
...
Forum: UK Mobile Phones August 24th 19, 08:34 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 481
Posted By Java Jive[_2_]
No DNS with BT Home Hub 5a + OpenWRT + ZTE MF823 USB Stick

On 23/08/2019 17:33, Peter wrote:

On 23/08/2019 16:12, Java Jive wrote:

I could, but I'd rather fix whatever the problem with IPv6 is.

I think you say you are using XP, I don't have...
Forum: UK Mobile Phones August 24th 19, 01:30 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 481
Posted By Java Jive[_2_]
No DNS with BT Home Hub 5a + OpenWRT + ZTE MF823 USB Stick

On 23/08/2019 16:37, Andy Burns wrote:
Java Jive wrote:

I'd rather fix whatever the problem with IPv6 is.

Is the 4G dongle giving you an IPv6 WAN address?

Yes, as per my original log...
Forum: UK Mobile Phones August 23rd 19, 03:12 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 481
Posted By Java Jive[_2_]
No DNS with BT Home Hub 5a + OpenWRT + ZTE MF823 USB Stick

On 23/08/2019 14:07, Peter wrote:

If you try
ping www.macfh.co.uk -4
does that force use of the IPv4 address?

Now that's very interesting, yes! This from a cold boot, rather than a...
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