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Mobile signal snafu'd again?

 
 
On 26 Aug 2015 at 12:30pm Annette Curtin-Twitcher wrote:
My mobile (Talkmobile, uses EE network I believe) has suddenly lost service.
Anyone else having problems?
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On 26 Aug 2015 at 2:50pm Someone wrote:
Where are you ACT? I have a poor non-3G signal immediately below County Hall (which is where I think the mast is) but it's very up and down. A couple of days ago there was nothing for several hours.
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On 26 Aug 2015 at 3:57pm Annette Curtin-Twitcher wrote:
Not working on the Nevill or Winterbourne or Southover.
I wondered if the fix they did the other week might have de-fixed itself. It was very sudden - full signal one minute, no service the next.
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On 26 Aug 2015 at 5:43pm Someone wrote:
I've got one to two dots on an iPhone in Southover, but I am in direct line of sight of County Hall, and could see the two blokes working on it a couple of weeks ago!

I've simply taken to reporting it to my provider - also not EE but subcontracts - who seem to have a more effective way of getting news. If you search online for reported outages EE simply deny there's a problem, which seem a neat trick if you can get away with it.
 
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On 26 Aug 2015 at 6:16pm Annette Curtin-Twitcher wrote:
Actually, I've just realised - it's my work phone that's not working, which is on Orange.
My own phone (Talkmobile) seems pretty reliable.
 
 
On 26 Aug 2015 at 6:55pm pmm wrote:
Have to say that snafu is an acronym for Situation Normal All Fouled Up. What is more annoying, my pedantry or mobile phones ? Should that be which is more annoying.....
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On 26 Aug 2015 at 7:24pm Gin Sling wrote:
Umm.. Snafu makes an awfully nice Tequila Sunrise or is it a Harvey WallBanger.. Blast from the Past should of been another..
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On 26 Aug 2015 at 7:41pm bastian wrote:
Annette, I just want to thank you for using such a wonderful air force expression-good to hear, let's keep the young folk guessing!
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On 26 Aug 2015 at 8:30pm supporter wrote:
orange uses ee talk mobile is vodafone.
 
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On 26 Aug 2015 at 9:17pm Someone wrote:
Well there you go: EE is rubbish at the western edge of town. Complain!
 
 
On 27 Aug 2015 at 8:29am carmen wrote:
Vodafone is awful at the moment in winterbourne well min has been , and my partners EE contract that was originally orange is useless in the st pancras road and has been for 3 weeks now
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On 27 Aug 2015 at 8:52am Mavis wrote:
Kevin Bacon needs telling ! He got all their money, it's all spent on hype and advertising NOT on infrastructure or service. After all we really did survive without mobiles and will do again.
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On 27 Aug 2015 at 9:43pm Join 'Tommy's Mob' wrote:
I've survived without my mobile phone for over 10 months. My mobile broke & I haven't replaced it yet.
I'm seeing how long I can hold out. I feel tons better for it.
The main reason for my doing without a M-Phone are all the unsolicited marketing calls I was getting each day it was getting unbearable. If my family or friends truly want to get in touch with me they will find another way like a landline. I'm a little annoyed at having to make that decision though, it feels as though I was driven to it. Every turn I make there's a 'New Banking App' or something else thats reliant on your having a so called 'Smart Phone'..
They're really not so Smart you know. They're just as fallible as anything else.


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