Tethering in the Motor Home

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  1. Geo

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    I phone is due for an upgrade
    Thinking of dumping the Apple infavour of the Galaxy 111 Blue Pepple

    And dumping T Mobile due to their anti Tethering policy and Data limits1.5 gig or is that enough a month??

    In Favour of 3s All you can eat and tether on their One Plan

    Is 3s coverage as good as T mobiles I have never had a problem with the T Mobile coverage, and added to which they seem to be joining up with BT for free use of the Hot Spots should I bite the bullet and stay with them
    For and against please
    Geo
     
  2. Jim

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    In my experience Three has the best coverage of them all. I have all you can eat data and use the iphone as a hot spot/tethered. No probs:thumb:
     
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    We went with 3 too, and it seems to work pretty well, when I can be a$$$ed to use it:Blush::BigGrin:
     
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    I am with Vodafone and they are crap.
     
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    Mrs B is with 3 for her iPhone. She's never had any problems with coverage though it was a struggle to cancel the dongle he used a while ago, they weren't going to give up a customer without a fight. I had thought of changing but I may stay with O2 to give different options when we're out and about.
     
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    I have found 3 coverage on my phone good so far, including at home as we don't have a landline I use a MiFi on 3, been with them for 4 years now.

    My backup is having Jean's phone on O2 via GiffGaff so if my signal goes we use hers, but we can find when in the Highlands there is no signal.:Doh:

    Keith & Jean
     
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    I have an iPhone and an S2 both on 3 all you can eat great phones fantastic service. You can even understand their helpline India.:thumb::thumb::thumb:
     
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    furry handcuffs.. :thumb:

    ropes tend to chafe :Laughing:
     
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    I've got the Blackberry phone on O2 and a 3 Mifi router never fail to connect with one or the other.
    The 3 Mifi is a brilliant bit of kit even use it at home now less than a tenner a month for 10gig in fact don't have a BT line and don't want one. Had vodaphone for years but it was crap when travelling it was the reason I went to O2.
     
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    We are now on 3 with all you can eat data, on the one plan.

    Had no problem with signal all over Scotland, North of England, East of England, Wales, and all along the south coast. in fact its good everywhere.

    I can tether two iPads and two laptops to my iPhone and all of us can stream data at the same time. I watch Sky Sports live and the kids watch You tube etc...


    We had Vodafone, each time I cancelled a contract they tried to tell me about there "wonderful" coverage. When I told them I cant even get a signal in my own house, (in town) and their 3G signal is next to useless everywhere, they then told me they would have a 50% signal improvement later in the year. I asked, why do you have to improve your signal, you have just told me it is already so good?.... They went a bit quiet..

    So....


    3 - All you can eat......:thumb::thumb::thumb:

    or

    Vodafone - All day with no signal....:thumbdown::thumbdown::thumbdown:
     
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    Geo
    3 is the best with 02 second, make sure you get a plan with Tethering allowed as not all plans allow Tethering. I have Tethered my iPhone (3yrs laptop) and iPad no problem
     
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    giffgaff are offering
    for £10.00 payg a month
    1gigtethered
    unlimited texts
    250 mins
    free calls to other giffgaff
    for three months

    or £12.00 no tethering but unlimited mobile interweb

    plus 250 mins and texts

    rthese will be the new rates novemberish

    dont forget to get your iphone unlocked
    they sell better and you can stick any sim in it wheree er you are

    if your interested look at the bottom of this post
    also visit giffgaff for theire goodybags

    the sims are free minimum £10. top up + gives £5. gift first time
    they run on o2 network and web based
    :thumb::thumb::thumb:
     
  14. Geo

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    Thanks all for the heads up.:thumb: it looks like 3 wins hands down for my particular needs, :BigGrin:thanks for the alternative suggestions re internet access and other SPs
    I have been totaly amazed at the legnths T Mobile have gone to in oder to try and keep my business, even resorting to outright lies and false promises, once signed up try then to convince them I was lied too:Angry: even read back to them from their T&C's I was told i was wrong re their tethering policy, The web is full of complaints and warnings and they don't believe those either
    G
     
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    Still get your I phone unlocked then you can use it on three as well
     
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  16. Geo

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    Pammies claimed that, to finish off her T mobile contract :thumb:
    Then its all change again:Sad:
     
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    Just of post a little Geo, its good to hear you firering on all 6 again.
    Pudseykeith :thumb:
     
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  18. Chris

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    If I cancel my Vodafone contract and unlock my iPhone can I put a 3 sim in it on a contract?

    What I mean is can I take on a 3 contract without having to buy a phone?
     
  19. Geo

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    Yes HERE £12.90 gets you a sim only contract with 1 gig data loadsa mins and text
    OR
    £12.90 200 mins 500 text and all you can eat data, be aware tethering is not allowed on all plans so check
    Or for the truly unlimited data and tethering you need the £25 one plan
    G
     
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  20. Geo

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    Cheers Keith
    6:Eeek:
    A slight misfire on one cyl aint going to stop a V10:Wink::Rofl1:
     
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