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Forum: Europe 23-11-2006, 18:52
Replies: 8
Views: 3,193
Posted By Triband81
I'm quite surprised that Hutchison is putting...

I'm quite surprised that Hutchison is putting their UK network up for sale....it makes you wonder whether their Sweden and Austria networks are still financially stable.
Forum: Off Topic (any other discussion) 23-11-2006, 18:48
Replies: 9
Views: 3,266
Posted By Triband81
How was your trip? Any pics you want to...

How was your trip?

Any pics you want to share with us :D?
Forum: Africa, Asia and Pacific 03-11-2006, 16:59
Replies: 11
Views: 4,296
Posted By Triband81
What network standard did BellSouth have in place...

What network standard did BellSouth have in place before the 1998 merger with Vodafone?
Forum: Off Topic (any other discussion) 26-10-2006, 20:06
Replies: 15
Views: 5,288
Posted By Triband81
Ah the wonderful age of 30 :D!! A belated...

Ah the wonderful age of 30 :D!!

A belated Tanti Auguri from me, Effendi!!

I was very busy over the past week so I hope you had a great time on your special day.
Forum: Europe 26-10-2006, 20:05
Replies: 2
Views: 1,852
Posted By Triband81
Thanks for the link, that would explain why their...

Thanks for the link, that would explain why their 3G coverage was so spotty.
Forum: International GSM prepaid cards 17-10-2006, 15:12
Replies: 4
Views: 2,202
Posted By Triband81
Hmm I wonder how long that alliance has...

Hmm I wonder how long that alliance has existed.....it also includes TIM and TeliaSonera.
Forum: Off Topic (any other discussion) 12-10-2006, 00:29
Replies: 9
Views: 3,436
Posted By Triband81
Congrats Effendi ;).....glad to hear that you...

Congrats Effendi ;).....glad to hear that you fulfilled your career ambitions. Thanks for the roaming report.....I was in Trieste while you were away so I added some more insight for that...
Forum: Europe 11-10-2006, 01:27
Replies: 2
Views: 1,852
Posted By Triband81
Hi all, I returned from a quick trip to...

Hi all,

I returned from a quick trip to Trieste earlier today. The roaming experience was as pleasant as in previous years with my Motorola E770v looking for a new network (be it Italian,...
Forum: Callback, VoIP, Satellite and all other technologies 11-10-2006, 01:10
Replies: 3
Views: 2,305
Posted By Triband81
It looks like they'll be using an Inmersat uplink...

It looks like they'll be using an Inmersat uplink as part of the connection process:

http://www.aeromobile.net/faq.asp ('http://www.aeromobile.net/faq.asp') (Question #3)

I wasn't able to find...
Forum: Austria & Switzerland 11-10-2006, 01:06
Replies: 4
Views: 2,729
Posted By Triband81
Any idea as to whose network they're on? I was...

Any idea as to whose network they're on? I was in Klagenfurt for most of the day on Monday. I was able to roam on all 4 Austrian providers. Coverage was quite good for both 2.5 GSM and 3G/UMTS...
Forum: Germany 04-10-2006, 00:22
Replies: 50
Views: 13,041
Posted By Triband81
ALDI Talk is less restrictive than the...

ALDI Talk is less restrictive than the traditional prepaid SIMs. You only have to pay for the SIM (at least this was the case when I got one for my dad) at the checkout lane at any ALDI store and...
Forum: Europe 01-10-2006, 20:16
Replies: 1
Views: 2,080
Posted By Triband81
Nope, you have to get MEDIONmobile refill cards...

Nope, you have to get MEDIONmobile refill cards at an Aldi location. E-Plus only provides the network for MEDIONmobile customers and not the actual prepaid offer.
Forum: Europe 28-09-2006, 20:05
Replies: 8
Views: 1,783
Posted By Triband81
The outgoing call price may not be cheap but...

The outgoing call price may not be cheap but getting free incoming in selected countries is quite good. Of course, I would recommend UM over O2.
Forum: Off Topic (any other discussion) 25-09-2006, 23:25
Replies: 4
Views: 2,717
Posted By Triband81
The servers are still showing a slight time lag...

The servers are still showing a slight time lag in opening threads and new reply pages. I would surmise that the MySQL database is still a bit slow. Then again if you look at the thread numbers,...
Forum: Off Topic (any other discussion) 25-09-2006, 23:21
Replies: 18
Views: 5,994
Posted By Triband81
No way, Andrea :D, German genes are filled with...

No way, Andrea :D, German genes are filled with winners :D

Need I say more?!! :beer:
Forum: Off Topic (any other discussion) 25-09-2006, 23:13
Replies: 11
Views: 7,123
Posted By Triband81
I think Dick Tracy looks more threatening :D!!...

I think Dick Tracy looks more threatening :D!! Vanessa's really being promoted in the last couple weeks. Telecom Italia is already stepping up the pressure on T-Online :D.
Forum: Off Topic (any other discussion) 22-09-2006, 20:55
Replies: 18
Views: 5,994
Posted By Triband81
What makes you so sure that you'll win :D? She...

What makes you so sure that you'll win :D? She spends more time here in Germany :D
Forum: Off Topic (any other discussion) 22-09-2006, 20:47
Replies: 11
Views: 7,123
Posted By Triband81
And you're basing that assumption upon what :D?

And you're basing that assumption upon what :D?
Forum: Italy 21-09-2006, 19:59
Replies: 9
Views: 4,077
Posted By Triband81
Quam started in November 2001 and was a joint...

Quam started in November 2001 and was a joint venture between Telefonica and Sonera (now TeliaSonera). They used E-Plus' network at first and were going to establish their own UMTS network. ...
Forum: Off Topic (any other discussion) 21-09-2006, 19:54
Replies: 11
Views: 7,123
Posted By Triband81
Ok, meet me in Trieste when I come there in...

Ok, meet me in Trieste when I come there in October and we can have a friendly PPGSM.net match there to see who gets her :D!!
Forum: Off Topic (any other discussion) 20-09-2006, 21:12
Replies: 11
Views: 7,123
Posted By Triband81
Nope, sorry but she's mine :D

Nope, sorry but she's mine :D
Forum: Europe 20-09-2006, 20:54
Replies: 9
Views: 2,254
Posted By Triband81
I get a 3G signal with E-Plus/BASE but I haven't...

I get a 3G signal with E-Plus/BASE but I haven't used the UMTS data or voice features yet.
Forum: Europe 19-09-2006, 21:25
Replies: 9
Views: 2,254
Posted By Triband81
I have 1: the Motorola E770v. I haven't used...

I have 1: the Motorola E770v. I haven't used UMTS on it yet.
Forum: Off Topic (any other discussion) 19-09-2006, 21:22
Replies: 11
Views: 7,123
Posted By Triband81
Let me add that Freenet made several competing...

Let me add that Freenet made several competing offers for AOL Germany over the weekend but the AOL board of directors decided that Telecom Italia put the better offer on the table.

Secondly, ...
Forum: Europe 17-09-2006, 21:40
Replies: 9
Views: 2,254
Posted By Triband81
Impressive but no one I know has a 3G-capable...

Impressive but no one I know has a 3G-capable handset yet :D
Forum: Africa, Asia and Pacific 11-09-2006, 23:59
Replies: 1
Views: 2,396
Posted By Triband81
It looks like it's their Asia presence. Their...

It looks like it's their Asia presence. Their main goal is: "O2 Asia Pacific provides consumers in Asia Pacific and Middle East with innovative, premium mobile data devices and services that enhance...
Forum: International GSM prepaid cards 06-09-2006, 20:17
Replies: 26
Views: 4,945
Posted By Triband81
The O2-T-Mobile domestic roaming agreement dates...

The O2-T-Mobile domestic roaming agreement dates back to the days when O2's predecessor Viag Interkom was constructing their GSM 1800 network. Viag simply wasn't able to build out its network as...
Forum: Europe 05-09-2006, 20:38
Replies: 43
Views: 9,196
Posted By Triband81
The O2 Home Zone (originally a Viag Interkom...

The O2 Home Zone (originally a Viag Interkom innovation) is quite an interesting concept. I'm surprised that none of the US GSM providers have picked up on the idea. Furthermore, I can see the...
Forum: Europe 01-09-2006, 19:22
Replies: 6
Views: 1,738
Posted By Triband81
15 cents is ok as a number but certainly a bit...

15 cents is ok as a number but certainly a bit much if you consider how much cheaper Aldi Talk is.
Forum: Europe 29-08-2006, 21:20
Replies: 6
Views: 1,738
Posted By Triband81
Seems quite pointless to me. They're just...

Seems quite pointless to me. They're just following the same strategy as Vodafone did almost a year ago. They also introduced the 29 cent plan under the name of CallYa club.
...
Forum: Europe 26-08-2006, 19:08
Replies: 13
Views: 4,191
Posted By Triband81
Ah the infamous O2 water bubbles :D!!

Ah the infamous O2 water bubbles :D!!
Forum: Europe 22-08-2006, 21:02
Replies: 10
Views: 5,806
Posted By Triband81
You can get a prepaid phone bundled with a SIM in...

You can get a prepaid phone bundled with a SIM in a wide variety of places in the UK. Virgin Mobile UK tends to be the best deal for roamers.

This question has been discussed below in the...
Forum: Europe 21-08-2006, 22:52
Replies: 13
Views: 4,191
Posted By Triband81
Interesting news but how will this affect O2's...

Interesting news but how will this affect O2's main focus of being a sole wireless provider? They don't have any fixed landline assets anywhere else. Or is Telefonica planning on imprinting their...
Forum: Off Topic (any other discussion) 20-08-2006, 21:32
Replies: 42
Views: 10,071
Posted By Triband81
Wow, that's extremely detailed :)......thanks,...

Wow, that's extremely detailed :)......thanks, Effendi!!
Forum: Off Topic (any other discussion) 19-08-2006, 20:58
Replies: 42
Views: 10,071
Posted By Triband81
Where's that roaming report I requested :D? ...

Where's that roaming report I requested :D?

Nice to hear that you had so much fun.
Forum: Off Topic (any other discussion) 18-08-2006, 20:54
Replies: 42
Views: 10,071
Posted By Triband81
He's living out his wildest childhood dream of...

He's living out his wildest childhood dream of becoming a cowboy :D
Forum: Off Topic (any other discussion) 17-08-2006, 20:03
Replies: 42
Views: 10,071
Posted By Triband81
LOL :thumbup:

LOL :thumbup:
Forum: Americas 15-08-2006, 20:55
Replies: 4
Views: 3,351
Posted By Triband81
I read on Howard's Forums that Fido is also in...

I read on Howard's Forums that Fido is also in the process of testing UMTS. Seeing that Fido is also part of Rogers, I don't know what kind of sense it would make to upgrade both Fido and Rogers to...
Forum: Off Topic (any other discussion) 15-08-2006, 20:51
Replies: 4
Views: 2,407
Posted By Triband81
Ouch sorry to hear about that, Stan. I'm really...

Ouch sorry to hear about that, Stan. I'm really sorry that meeting up didn't work out this time but it was exactly that time of year where my parents and youngest brother visit for the summer from...
Forum: Americas 12-08-2006, 23:25
Replies: 26
Views: 7,521
Posted By Triband81
That may be true but you have to keep in mind...

That may be true but you have to keep in mind that not too many T-Mobile To Go users are very likely to primarily travel to Germany or to the UK. T-Mobile USA must be wagering that T-Mobile To Go...
Forum: Americas 12-08-2006, 22:27
Replies: 4
Views: 3,351
Posted By Triband81
I don't suppose Rogers is testing some kind of...

I don't suppose Rogers is testing some kind of UMTS 2100 setup for European roamers in the entire Quebec/Montreal region. Perhaps that network is part of a dual UMTS 1900/2100 test setup.
...
Forum: Americas 10-08-2006, 19:43
Replies: 13
Views: 5,516
Posted By Triband81
That sure sucks.....I guess they don't have...

That sure sucks.....I guess they don't have enough people using SMS through their prepaid accounts.
Forum: Off Topic (any other discussion) 06-08-2006, 23:31
Replies: 42
Views: 10,071
Posted By Triband81
You're not too far away from Finland, are you,...

You're not too far away from Finland, are you, Asick? Are you close enough to pick up Finnish networks?
Forum: Off Topic (any other discussion) 05-08-2006, 21:10
Replies: 42
Views: 10,071
Posted By Triband81
Are you providing the Chianti and the...

Are you providing the Chianti and the Fernetbranca :D?
Forum: Off Topic (any other discussion) 02-08-2006, 23:50
Replies: 42
Views: 10,071
Posted By Triband81
You sure are on the move lately, Carlo...

You sure are on the move lately, Carlo :D.....have a wonderful time and give us a captivating roaming report when you get back!!
Forum: Europe 30-07-2006, 20:58
Replies: 3
Views: 1,731
Posted By Triband81
This page will give you a simple overview of all...

This page will give you a simple overview of all prepaid options for Italy:

http://www.prepaidgsm.net/en/italy.html ('http://www.prepaidgsm.net/en/italy.html')
Forum: Europe 23-07-2006, 02:39
Replies: 22
Views: 4,352
Posted By Triband81
That's exactly what we hope to achieve...: to...

That's exactly what we hope to achieve...: to help out where we can ;)
Forum: Germany 20-07-2006, 18:55
Replies: 19
Views: 4,937
Posted By Triband81
German electrical outlets have a rounded 2-prong...

German electrical outlets have a rounded 2-prong setup. One prong is on the left and the other is on the right.

http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/de/d/d0/Steckdose.jpg
Forum: Americas 19-07-2006, 20:52
Replies: 14
Views: 7,003
Posted By Triband81
If I recall correctly that handset was the...

If I recall correctly that handset was the Samsung SGH-A790:

http://www.phonescoop.com/phones/phone.php?p=406 ('http://www.phonescoop.com/phones/phone.php?p=406')
Forum: Americas 18-07-2006, 20:32
Replies: 14
Views: 7,003
Posted By Triband81
Nope, it's definitely a prepaid offer as well: ...

Nope, it's definitely a prepaid offer as well:

http://www.abroad.vodafone.co.uk/index.cfm...me=a2&nu=1&le=2 ('http://www.abroad.vodafone.co.uk/index.cfm?do=cost.passport&me=a2&nu=1&le=2')

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