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Forum: Mobile Phones Yesterday, 19:14
Replies: 468
Views: 45,356
Posted By moox
They have offered it on iPhone for a while, but...

They have offered it on iPhone for a while, but on Android for even longer (with special T-Mobile customised ROMs to add IMS support)
Forum: Mobile Phones Yesterday, 17:16
Replies: 172
Views: 10,489
Posted By moox
So basically most villages, then, ones where BT...

So basically most villages, then, ones where BT claims that they can't do FTTP despite owning a network of ducts and poles, and existing backhaul, but Gigaclear can when they have to start from...
Forum: Sky Broadband Yesterday, 17:03
Replies: 4
Views: 325
Posted By moox
Those sound like settings that a Be/O2 customer...

Those sound like settings that a Be/O2 customer who was moved onto the Sky network might use. If you aren't one of those people then this probably won't work for you

While Sky does try extremely...
Forum: Mobile Phones Yesterday, 00:32
Replies: 489
Views: 24,147
Posted By moox
That would explain the seller on eBay selling...

That would explain the seller on eBay selling "ali-a EE sims"
Forum: Mobile Phones Yesterday, 00:25
Replies: 1,749
Views: 212,872
Posted By moox
Looks like EE has *finally* made some inroads...

Looks like EE has *finally* made some inroads into Cornwall, they're claiming 4G around Wadebridge/Padstow/Rock and Redruth now.

(I assume the former is possibly because North Cornwall is where the...
Forum: Mobile Phones 19-12-2014, 16:08
Replies: 23
Views: 1,482
Posted By moox
The difference in geographical coverage between...

The difference in geographical coverage between EE and 3 for 3G seems interesting, are there really that many ex T-Orange sites that have not been MBNLed? (and since it doesn't change the premises...
Forum: Broadband Internet 19-12-2014, 15:37
Replies: 32
Views: 1,115
Posted By moox
The modem reports a maximum that it thinks it...

The modem reports a maximum that it thinks it could connect at based on line conditions, if it were allowed to. Obviously Openreach restricts it to 40000 or 80000 depending on what the ISP has...
Forum: BT Broadband 19-12-2014, 14:26
Replies: 12
Views: 659
Posted By moox
It works in the same way as a normal broadband...

It works in the same way as a normal broadband connection - you plug in the router into the socket and install filters on phones/sky boxes etc.

You're absolutely right that some lines might need a...
Forum: Broadband Internet 19-12-2014, 14:23
Replies: 32
Views: 1,115
Posted By moox
I'm 400+ metres away, no where close to living on...

I'm 400+ metres away, no where close to living on top of it - and I get 72Mbps sync speed (might be the full 80 or more if vectoring happens, the modem reported a 130Mbps top speed when I was the...
Forum: Mobile Phones 19-12-2014, 14:21
Replies: 489
Views: 24,147
Posted By moox
I've been using my SIM today in the generic mifi...

I've been using my SIM today in the generic mifi device, it's worked all day so far without being cut off like before.

I get about 6-10Mbps on 3G, which is about the same as on 3 with a real mobile...
Forum: Mobile Phones 19-12-2014, 14:19
Replies: 172
Views: 10,489
Posted By moox
Not sure why they think BT is the only company...

Not sure why they think BT is the only company capable of open access, either - TalkTalk has quite a lucrative business in selling capacity on its LLU network to smaller ISPs, who are happy to take...
Forum: Broadband Internet 19-12-2014, 13:43
Replies: 32
Views: 1,115
Posted By moox
Linux ISOs should be a much better torrent to...

Linux ISOs should be a much better torrent to test with though - lots more seeders, some of whom use dedicated servers/seedboxes with plenty of bandwidth
Forum: Politics 19-12-2014, 13:35
Replies: 100
Views: 2,555
Posted By moox
Not sure how that would be the case - Labour...

Not sure how that would be the case - Labour would get in and sell off the same things?

They tried to privatise Royal Mail, they set the ball rolling for the sell off of Hinchingbrooke Hospital to...
Forum: Radio 19-12-2014, 13:29
Replies: 368
Views: 24,827
Posted By moox
Hence RTE's availability on satellite or the...

Hence RTE's availability on satellite or the internet, or they could campaign instead for it to go onto DAB - all of which would be clearer and more reliable, too

There are ways to listen that don't...
Forum: Radio 19-12-2014, 13:19
Replies: 24
Views: 1,218
Posted By moox
You mean the types of stations that don't get...

You mean the types of stations that don't get much of a look in on FM in many areas?

I'd rather have that than 50 versions of Absolute, Crapital or yet another Heart
Forum: Radio 19-12-2014, 13:15
Replies: 368
Views: 24,827
Posted By moox
How much would it have cost for RTE to stick it...

How much would it have cost for RTE to stick it on Digital1 or on local DAB muxes where there's a significant number of "elderly Irish" listeners (none of whom apparently have the internet or...
Forum: Broadband Internet 19-12-2014, 13:11
Replies: 32
Views: 1,115
Posted By moox
Wifi has a lot of variables that affect...

Wifi has a lot of variables that affect performance. That's why any formal test should be conducted over ethernet, because it guarantees that the connection from router to test PC is at least up to...
Forum: Broadband Internet 19-12-2014, 13:10
Replies: 32
Views: 1,115
Posted By moox
Because you're saying "right no one should need...

Because you're saying "right no one should need to get fibre as it's crap", when your "test" was one instance of downloading a file over wifi, and at worst it's a localised issue (someone at the end...
Forum: Mobile Phones 18-12-2014, 21:25
Replies: 172
Views: 10,489
Posted By moox
This already seems to be happening, I'm...

This already seems to be happening, I'm reasonably sure that the the "headend" for the FTTC/P network in my village is not in the local exchange.
Forum: TV and Home Entertainment Technology 18-12-2014, 20:40
Replies: 54
Views: 1,865
Posted By moox
But in my experience it's not even 100Mbps, it's...

But in my experience it's not even 100Mbps, it's often less and highly variable - but everyone will have different experiences.

Even if I only had 100Mbit hardware, I'd see a consistent and reliable...
Forum: TV and Home Entertainment Technology 18-12-2014, 20:13
Replies: 54
Views: 1,865
Posted By moox
Cables don't have to be run underneath...

Cables don't have to be run underneath floors?

I'm not telling you what to do, I'm saying that regardless of the age of the house, there are ways around using PLT - and that personally I refuse to...
Forum: Mobile Phones 18-12-2014, 18:39
Replies: 489
Views: 24,147
Posted By moox
Mine mostly works okay in my generic mifi device...

Mine mostly works okay in my generic mifi device but sometimes EE seems to notice and blocks all traffic to/from it, as some sort of crude tethering block.

The speeds I get are not terribly...
Forum: Technical 18-12-2014, 18:38
Replies: 16
Views: 921
Posted By moox
I'm guessing then they moved onto the stuff...

I'm guessing then they moved onto the stuff powering the short-lived Ionica network? I seem to remember that they were Nortel kit and made in Devon
Forum: TV and Home Entertainment Technology 18-12-2014, 18:36
Replies: 54
Views: 1,865
Posted By moox
I live in a 100 year old house with thick stone...

I live in a 100 year old house with thick stone walls, I'm aware of the challenge (probably more so than any new build)

I can still go without PLT by running cat5/6 internally and using WiFi for the...
Forum: TV and Home Entertainment Technology 18-12-2014, 18:35
Replies: 54
Views: 1,865
Posted By moox
Why? If that's the case, why aren't the many...

Why? If that's the case, why aren't the many "normal" home plug users getting investigated? Why hasn't Ofcom acted to ban them if they are doing anything illegal?
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