Does anyone use 3 and how good is the coverage?? Im looking to switch as orange has terrible coverage in brighton (in particular in my home). I don know anyone on 3 so i thought i would ask the question here.
ime 3 is absolute pants, my gf uses 3 and the only place she seems to be able to get a decent signal is at home wierdly, every where else, if she can get signal it continually drops out on calls etc, although there site tells they give good coverage
3 seems great in Brighton. My wife has an Irish 3 phone and when she is here in Brighton it roams with the British 3. No problems at all.
However, if you live in one of those 150-odd years old houses (say, Brunswick Square area), then you might find that none of the networks work well. I've had this problem for five years. I have to stand by the window in order to talk on my mobile phone!!
Pity you can't audition one, eh?
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ha! You got that right!
3? Fine - not a problem with it at all; have used my phone in London, Edinburgh, Inverness, the Lake District and even on the Isle of Arran where the signal for most providers is limited depending on where you are. Good price deal (1100 mins, plus 300 3-to-3 mins which is handy as my wife has a 3 phone too, all for £20) and free Ebay, Yahoo and MSN Messenger thrown in.Highly recommended from me.
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Have to speak as I find, I'm with 3 and don't get any major problems unless in ultra-rural areas for voice.3G coverage is another thing altogether IME, and invaribly drops back to GSM when out of major conurbations...
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