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Old 10-12-2008, 10:06 AM   #1 (permalink)
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for the uk users, whats your 3G signal like where you live, do you have any issues with it at the moment. would be good to know what area you are and the network you using.

just an idea to see what network actually is offering the "better" service. (all networks indicate 3G being good in most areas)

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Hi all

for the uk users, whats your 3G signal like where you live, do you have any issues with it at the moment. would be good to know what area you are and the network you using.

just an idea to see what network actually is offering the "better" service. (all networks indicate 3G being good in most areas)

Thanx
Mine aint bad at all....

Based in Cardiff and most places I manage to get 3G.
Network: Vodafone.

You having problems?
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Mine is mixed - I live in London and generally have 3G maybe 60 or 70% of the time. I'm on O2. I have to confess that I don't notice 3G being much faster than GPRS.
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Based in Cardiff and most places I manage to get 3G.
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Thinking of changing network but not sure if its a good move from O2 to .......
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Based just outside Sheffield with no 3G on Vodafone.
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Vodafone 3G is perfect here in Canary Wharf...
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To be quite honest, the only real advantage I can see to 3G is that you can send/receive emails while on the phone. I notice little difference when browsing the web with GPRS, EDGE, 3G or WiFi - wish I could say otherwise.... but I don't!
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To be quite honest, the only real advantage I can see to 3G is that you can send/receive emails while on the phone. I notice little difference when browsing the web with GPRS, EDGE, 3G or WiFi - wish I could say otherwise.... but I don't!
wouldnt 3G's speed help when this is released, im sure it will be good on the Bold or Storm
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Hi all

for the uk users, whats your 3G signal like where you live, do you have any issues with it at the moment. would be good to know what area you are and the network you using.

just an idea to see what network actually is offering the "better" service. (all networks indicate 3G being good in most areas)

Thanx
I'm on Orange. Living in the West Midlands the 3G signal is great. I also travel across/around the country extensively as part of my work and usually find I have a 3G (strong) signal. If not 3G I find I get a very good GPRS/EDGE signal. I rarely have dropped calls and I'm always able to make a successful call.

I find the speed boost from 3G signal to be very useful, especially for apps such as Google Maps. Simple things like SMS's seem to go faster too.

When it's working the Orange coverage map will give you much more detailed info on coverage hxxp://coverage.orange.co.uk/uk/UKCoverageSearch.htm
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OK I know this is silly but have just got my bold and when I try to connect to the www it lovks onto my hjome wifi service. How do |I activate 3g?
I am on o2 unlimited emails etc
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