Impending arrival

Dave Hodgkinson davehodg at
Fri Oct 7 18:08:13 BST 2011

On 7 Oct 2011, at 17:36, Paul Makepeace wrote:

> I'm primarily on T Mobile both in the UK and US but the phone came from 3
> for reasons that will go unexplained for now.
> I've had no problems with 3 in the UK and have heard Vodafone is worse.
> Sent from Android
> On Oct 7, 2011 3:29 AM, "David Cantrell" <david at> wrote:
>> On Tue, Oct 04, 2011 at 02:38:43AM -0700, Paul Makepeace wrote:
>>> My 3-supplied UK HTC Desire isn't picking up 3G in the US so I'm stuck
>> with
>>> Edge (as, say GPRS would be). Not horrible, but still. By comparison my
>> US
>>> Nexus One picks up 3G on both sides of the Atlantic.
>> I wouldn't touch 3, precisely because of nonsense like that.  Their
>> network is rubbish even in the UK - so much so that they have roaming
>> agreements *in the UK* - but roaming 3 customers don't get 3G.
>> Another reason to not use them is that their name is rubbish.

All the smart beautiful kids at the Apple store in Bath (and others
I'm told) buy their iPhones outright then use the 3 PAYG sim.

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