[Wolves] Three mobile phone network

Kris Douglas krisdouglas at gmail.com
Thu Mar 17 17:15:03 UTC 2011

On 17 March 2011 17:05, Adam Sweet <adam at adamsweet.org> wrote:
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> On 17/03/11 14:04, Kevanf1 wrote:
>> Adam.  Do you have an unlocked phone available to you?  My thoughts
>> would be to get a   3 network SIM and put that into an unlocked phone
>> and see how it performs on signal strength for a week or so.  You
>> wouldn't have to put any credit on just keep an eye on the actual
>> signal strength.
> As it happens, I think that's what I'm going to do. A friend of mine has
> an old unlocked Android phone so I'll give it a shot. Otherwise, the
> comments from Ron and Alex sound promising enough. Thanks for those guys :)
> I just ordered some Three SIMs. The form didn't work, so I kept trying
> every few minutes and it then said I've hit the maximum order level, so
> I may well get loads of Three SIMs through the post if anybody wants any ;)
>> I'm afraid I've always heard the same as you have though about '3'.
>> Surely they must have improved by now though?
> It does look like they no longer have a 2G backup network, which could
> be an issue elsewhere, though I always use wifi at home.

My phone at this point in time is currently roaming on 2G to Orange on
the Three network. (I had to force it to because I had 3G, turned it
off and it roamed onto Orange)

> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hutchison_3G#United_Kingdom
> Based on what I've read, I'm confident that 3G will work most places
> I'll need it, I just need to make sure the telephone signal is strong
> enough as that is the main historic issue the Three network.
> Thanks guys.
> Regards,
> Adam Sweet

Regards, Kris Douglas.
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