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Offline Greybeard

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Re: Mobile phone network recommendation
« Reply #30 on: February 07, 2013, 10:28:26 am »
Change providers? In our household we have EE & O2 users. Both signals equally poor.
 

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Re: Mobile phone network recommendation
« Reply #31 on: February 07, 2013, 11:04:21 am »
O2 extremely good in Peplins as the 3G signal comes from the tower next to the Scout hut.
 

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Re: Mobile phone network recommendation
« Reply #32 on: February 08, 2013, 07:41:17 am »
I have Vodafone and get excellent signal on 2G.  3G drops slightly but I was told that 3G in this area is bad on all networks - not sure if hats right.

But would not change from Vodafone, have tried Orange, O2 and T-Mobile (this was the worst could only make/receive calls if I stood at the end f my garden!!)

I live in Westlands
 

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Re: Mobile phone network recommendation
« Reply #33 on: February 08, 2013, 08:28:20 am »
if you google this it seems a lot of people are getting poor 3G signal after the switch to 4G.

I consider Orange to be in breach of contract and am pursuing my claim on this basis.

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Re: Mobile phone network recommendation
« Reply #34 on: February 08, 2013, 12:27:03 pm »
Having looked at the data their end and consulted their tech guys, they concluded that the switching off of a local Orange transmitter a few weeks ago was the cause.
I called them yesterday and asked if there were any outstanding faults over the last few weeks as my signal had dropped off. I didn't mention the box or anything being switched off. She then mentioned sites being decommissioned but said none that would have affected me, and added they are re-providing 3G when 2G is switched off in some areas.

It would be useful to know roughly where you are as I think they are only likely to do this for people served by the decommissioned cell.

She asked I try a few calls and log the dates/times then they would get someone to look into the logs which I will do.

We don't get reliable indoors 2G here on any network (south of Essendon). I would like one of their boxes but would rather not pay for it, given we buy into the same contract as others who do get coverage without having to pay extra!
 

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Re: Mobile phone network recommendation
« Reply #35 on: March 13, 2013, 04:29:29 pm »
I have spoken to orange re the bad signal and they have agreed to end my contract free of charge so i can go to another network.

Orange did confirm that 2 masts have been switched off locally to "rationalize service".

No box for me then :icon_scratch:

hey ho

any recommendations for good providers locally. Looking at 3 or vodafone I guess.

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Re: Mobile phone network recommendation
« Reply #36 on: March 13, 2013, 08:21:44 pm »
I am with Vodafone and always have great service, would highly recommend.

Know a number of people on 3 who are unhappy with service and regularly find they cannot make calls when they need too.
 

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Re: Mobile phone network recommendation
« Reply #37 on: March 14, 2013, 12:44:30 pm »
My whole family are on 3 and have been for several years and we have never had a problem
 

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Re: Mobile phone network recommendation
« Reply #38 on: March 14, 2013, 12:53:06 pm »
Depends where you are in the village but if near the village centre O2 3G has a very strong signal as it comes from the tower next to the Scout hut. (Other operators are available from there). Tesco mobile also uses the O2 network.
 

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Re: Mobile phone network recommendation
« Reply #39 on: May 02, 2013, 08:08:50 am »
Moved to EE 4G. Reception still patchy in house  :-\ but the 4G is amazing. 28 DL and 8 upload. will see how it is out and about but so far its making emailing/internet etc on the go very easy. Happy Bunny

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