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    • Atasas
    • By Atasas 14th Jul 15, 10:51 PM
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    PAYG/(rolling 1) Monthly Data hungry SIM only plans, allawances
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    • 14th Jul 15, 10:51 PM
    PAYG/(rolling 1) Monthly Data hungry SIM only plans, allawances 14th Jul 15 at 10:51 PM
    2018 February re'start is on page 15

    (keep on updating)
    Hi Guys,
    I've got my "PAC-Porting Authority Code" from "3.co.uk" (to transfer number) and will not be going back to them again, due to the fact of them cooperating, with scammers, that I have been billed for by them as my behalf.(long story)
    Also, I am staunch supporter of "underdog", so "big networks" are not of interest to me any-more. (or to have their plans discussed on this thread please!)
    Same goes about contracts (for over a month)- just can not stand being chained up to none and hope it makes sense to the same way thinking MoneySavers

    I'd like SIM (network), with a 10Gb+ data allowance and 100-200 min PM (pay Monthly or PAYG )plan, hoever stumbling with one's that would allow tethering to my SIM'lesss tablet....

    Considering what "operators" are selling is air and contracts, but none are committed to real service for that money...Networks are long established, no real work for more or less money happens truly, its only trickery in "plans" as how to make more money of us.
    http://www.moneysavingexpert.com/phones/piggybacking

    The "medium supplier", that fitted my bill, has been TallkMobile (uses Voda network),

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    (had it- tested- not good at all)
    I've ordered (haven't used as yet, due to known "quality" of CS)Vectone SIM for the half (or even less) of those advertised money a month, by big competitors and yes, I know, they had "down time" and generally awful service, but possibly worth a plunge?
    http://www.vectonemobile.co.uk/
    Vectone Pay as You Go 10
    Unlimited Mins, "Unlimited Data" (5GB really), Unlimited Texts, Free Sim
    This bundle only last for 30 days from date of purchase. So you would have to keep topping up 10 a month to continue it.
    SnowTiger link to T&C's
    http://www.vectonemobile.co.uk/google/vmukgglnationalbundleext.aspx?gclid=CjwKEAjw8qetBR Cj6vKH8IC_kwoSJADGQ8dSYQOxFhqYL-G5FIpraIDnybrNdN_5bg6uh65Y9kZuXBoC1qTw_wcB
    Terms and Conditions [-]
    Post 5GB Data speed reduces from 3G to 2G
    .....
    Their Twitter- https://twitter.com/VectoneMobileUK

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    (expired, sold to BT, offeres hardly going to be great in future)
    (one more ) Actual EE network provider ("big" network)
    http://shop.ee.co.uk/campaigns/summer-sim-from-ee
    This might keep you going for a couple of months: http://www.hotukdeals.com/deals/ee-summer-sim-payg-50-mins-50-texts-100gb-p-m-200gb-total-data-10-00-2247227.

    100GBytes of data for two months. Apparently it's not the first time EE has ran this promotion.
    Originally posted by SnowTiger
    Fuller review: https://www.cable.co.uk/guides/is-ee-mobile-any-good/
    (Ordered SIM (despite them being "big network"), will use as main number for the period of the offer, for data. )
    [update] it is going well! good reception, unsure, what I'll have to do, if offer ends and no similar promotion would be made. Decent coverage, however nothing to be jumping up and down over for.

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    (tested and in my experience SLOOOWWWW and only truly allows 5GB)
    Next on my list is GiffGaff (got SIM already, but not using it yet, not the best network for me, not tethering price is any sensible), which notably is degrading in its service (or lost "the edge of competitiveness), prices rising, CS is just manageable, but attractive option, but O2 3g-4g network has never been known for data transfer quality. Many users leaving GG, because of this aspect.
    https://www.giffgaff.com/freesim-goodybag20?_ms=234&_msd=HotUKDeals&xid=47868
    2,000 minutes+ (unlimited data)+ unlimited texts+Free calls & texts to other giffgaff numbers

    Newtork (PiggyBack- O2) (3G, not 4G package)
    Tethering- not allowed, threats over throttling and ban's, in practice there are posters saying, that some do "slip" but does not allow tethering
    or this 15 plan
    15 goodybag rates

    Calls, texts, call forwarding and video calls to giffgaff Free
    Voice calls to other UK mobiles, landlines and call forwarding (per minute) 10p after the inclusive
    minutes in goodybag
    Texts to other UK mobiles and landlines Unlimited
    Voicemail (per call) 8p after the inclusive
    minutes in goodybag
    Mobile Internet 5GB
    2p/MB after
    the inclusive
    internet in goodybag
    Free phone numbers (starting 080 & 0500) Free
    BlackBerry Internet Service Free
    More info on pricing

    What happens if I exceed 5GB?
    If you've used up your 5GB allowance before your goodybag expires, you will be charged at 2p/MB for the remaining life of your goodybag, but once your goodybag expires, standard rates will apply.

    Early repurchase
    If you run out of data or minutes don!!!8217;t worry, you can start enjoying your next goodybag with an early repurchase.

    Tethering
    Tethering is permitted on the 15 goodybag and will work on all smartphones with an inbuilt tethering feature.

    Unlimited texts
    We are unlimited for personal mobile use - but not for commercial and automated use.

    Free to giffgaff
    You need to top up by top-up voucher, top up by credit /debit card or buy a goodybag with your credit or debit card at least every 3 months to receive free giffgaff to giffgaff calls. If you don't, other UK rates will apply as above. The free giffgaff to giffgaff calls last for 60 minutes per call, so you need to hang up and re-dial if you want to keep talking for free.
    review
    https://www.cable.co.uk/guides/is-giffgaff-mobile-any-good/
    Their community (forum), no need to have active SIM to join
    https://community.giffgaff.com/
    Their twitter
    https://twitter.com/giffgaff

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    (changed supplier to "three", changed tariffs, not great at all)
    Next (medium competitor) ThePeoplesOperator "TPO"
    https://www.thepeoplesoperator.com/PAYM-Order-Review-Tariff/?//23/&awc=5675_1436803241_cef7b671243164df45d5a05c84883 156&source=aw&utm_source=AW&utm_medium=AW&utm_camp aign=SIM%20Deals%20AW&awc=5675_1436906461_ad155ad2 610f536069c740b626783829
    Grab The Invincible Deal - Unlimited mins, texts and 31GB of data for just 19.99 p/m on a 30-day rolling contract.

    The best mobile service
    We're on the UK's biggest 3G network, which means you're completely covered. Plus, whenever you need support, you can talk 7 days a week to our UK-based, in-house Help team.

    Network- EE piggyBack
    Tethering Not allowed, but peeps Do use it in practice... Not an 4G plan
    Full'er review:
    https://www.cable.co.uk/guides/is-the-peoples-operator-any-good/
    Their twitter
    https://twitter.com/TPOuk

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    (tested, support and in general "grab money" attitude- awful network to deal with
    Next iD Mobile
    http://www.idmobile.co.uk/shop/plans/sim-only#tariff_data=([10000 TO *] OR "-1")
    CarPhoneWarehouse Brand
    20.00 PCM 2000 Min, 5000 Tx'ts, Unlimited Internet per month
    4G- yes;

    Expired offer, currently is offering 10GB data only!
    Network (three.co.uk piggyBack)
    Tethering Not allowed, but used in practice by some posters, however, some received "Ban" notices"
    Full'er review
    https://www.cable.co.uk/guides/is-id-mobile-any-good/

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    and here comes smaller suppliers, with least credibility for service (not many "fannboys"), however they represent better value for money, than "big one's":

    GTMobile
    http://www.gtmobile.co.uk/en/bundle
    Smart 12 With 4G BEST SELLERS 12 30 days Get with this plan Call 1000 minutes Text Unlimited texts Data 2GB data Text Free GT to GT calls and texts* Free calls Free calls to 0800, 0808 & 0500 numbers
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    (great offers via switch and similar currently)
    LIFE Mobile
    http://life-mobile.co.uk/
    LIFE 5 SIM Only 250 500 250Mb 5 BUY
    LIFE 8 SIM Only 750 Unlimited 500Mb 8 BUY
    LIFE 12 SIM Only 1500 Unlimited 1Gb 12 BUY
    LIFE 15 SIM Only Unlimited Unlimited 3Gb 15
    BUT data (what matters to me) is dear, regardless, they Use EE 3G-4G network service
    Does allow tethering!
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    Really bashed about for the CS and other issues
    LYCA Mobile
    http://www.lycamobile.co.uk/en/bundles
    15 1000 Minutes +Unlimited SMS 3 GB
    National Data
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    New tariffs and offers changed again, worth keeping an eye over )
    TalkMobile (Vodafone network PiggyBack)
    http://talkmobile.co.uk/upgrades/sim-only
    Small 30 day SIM Only 250 Minutes 5000 Texts 100MB Data 30 day 7.50 a month
    Medium 30 day SIM Only 500 Minutes 5000 Texts 500MB Data 30 day 10.00 a month
    Large 30 day SIM Only 750 Minutes 5000 Texts 1GB Data 30 day 12.50 a month
    X-Large 30 day SIM Only 1000 Minutes 5000 Texts 2GB Data 30 day 15.00 a month
    (not of interest or value or recommendation, but if one has Vodafone network reception only?)
    Fuller review: https://www.cable.co.uk/guides/is-talkmobile-any-good/
    also, read this! https://www.cable.co.uk/news/talkmobile-customers-hit-by-huge-data-bills-in-spite-of-usage-caps-700000391/

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    (horrendous support, tested)
    and last on this List Delight Mobile
    http://www.delightmobile.co.uk/#
    20 15 Bundle- Unlimited UK Minutes, Unlimited UK Texts, Unlimited Data (? ), Unlimited Delight to Delight
    (OK, what I've learned- Delight is a "side-kick" of Vectone, CS- bad mannered, clueless- atrocious! and value ways its lesser of an offer to actual Vectone..
    Experience so far... not great!

    !!!8230;!!!8230;!!!8230;!!!8230;!!!8230;!!!8230;!! !8230;!!!8230;!!!8230;!!!8230;!!!8230;!!!8230;.!!! 8230;....!!!8230;!!!8230;!!!8230;!!!8230;!!!8230;! !!8230;!!!8230;!!!8230;!!!8230;................... .......
    (tested, liked, but data allowance are too small for what I need)
    One more to the list
    Tello
    (uses "Hutchinson"- 3.co.uk network, 3G-4G service)

    Buy top-up registering, get a SIM and enjoy, no strings/contracts usage!
    add-ons:
    https://tello.co.uk/buy/data_bundles
    7.50 3GB PCM
    or 500 MB 2/month

    Best Pay As You Go SIM
    UK & Mobile 3p /min
    SMS 3p /SMS
    Data 1p /MB
    International Pay As You Go
    Rates from UK to
    Spain 2p /min
    Italy 2.1p /min
    Germany 2.2p /min...
    etc etc

    I've ordered sim for 500MB data (2.00), afterwards using PayPal, top up add ons- balance, not bundles
    and rest as top-ups as per required
    https://tello.co.uk/buy/pay_as_you_go
    (posted further on)
    Bit about Tello
    I don't have 4G device, my 3 SIM 3G phone have failed any (sensible) reception, unless I enable data via this network-SIM. It is issue in Multi-Sim devices, but 2g service as per 3.co.uk network is dire. Once set data connection via Tello (renamed it from 3 UK 01 to Tello, own-self, due to known feeling towards 3) everything is OK
    On a positive note, support is decent and with all of the fiddling about, US (still,with some, not American, accent) based advisor called me back twice to see, as how do I get on. Seemed helpful, not rude and willing to help- Kudos!

    Not bad service overall, good value and considering 3.co.uk reception seems "second best" in tests is good enough to say, that I am pleased, do recommend it, but not "over the moon".
    Another... "Downside" I've ordered it, topped up etc by PayPal, it kinda wants CC... not keen yet, reading about "big rip-off" networks contracts and 1000's of pounds worth of horrors.
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    cable.co.uk stalled reviewing and providing better deals
    as for technical
    https://www.cable.co.uk/reviews/page-2/
    In depth- technical review of each (most sub're'providers), unfortunately, they can not keep up with actual deals or comparisons
    One of Key factors is main network coverage
    http://consumers.ofcom.org.uk/phone/mobile-phones/4G/mobile-coverage-checker/ or
    http://opensignal.com/coverage-maps/UK/
    However, they are inaccurate and in my experience data (3G-4G) is important factor considering new supplier, in (poor 3-4G signal) areas 2G coverage is vital to be able to make phone calls.
    My last word on Multi-Sim (multi-plan) user perspective- Get one, that is good for data and value for data, the other one from different network, with known good 2G coverage-service! ?
    Last edited by Atasas; 17-02-2018 at 5:14 PM.
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    • Atasas
    • By Atasas 28th Feb 18, 2:29 PM
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    Atasas
    Not the brightest at all, lol.
    Lol

    It's called a chargeback on a debit card.

    https://www.moneysavingexpert.com/shopping/visa-mastercard-chargeback
    Originally posted by d123
    Payment with debit card for an renewable future payments (AKA monthly roll on "contract") is called direct debit mandate. To have one cancelled, you need to be able to provide proof of goods and / or services being faulty, not received etc AND offer 14 days to rectify the issues. That alone is for FURTHER charges, apart from initial payment to be refunded.

    Perhaps, I shall not bother explaining to you no further, as all you do is LARP and flame, proven to be clueless on a subject.
    .................................................

    Anyway,

    Had another exchange of emails with "Jam**" (I believe same Al**) from CTRL, got told in writing, as if he did send them cards and already received 2 of them back ("returned" to sender)... Shocker, innit?
    Documented everything and sent off to ActionFraud, as it is clearly just tricks and excuses, with hope for most unlucky just to give up. I know, it's only 10, but if he fooled 100 people, that's 1000 per each "network" and so on and etc.
    Wish more victims would be bothered to submit the evidence, including VodaFooneys and THREE (non existing contracts for network service).
    I already suggested to request for proof of postage, (imaginary) returns and them actual "SIM's" existing to be taken as an evidence for his scam ( existence of such business) and have successful prosecution case brought against him.

    Wouldn't be surprised, if that Jam** (Al**) Cla** from Catherpily is reading this forum and it was "worth it" as I believe, he's got caught already... ???
    Last edited by Atasas; 28-02-2018 at 2:33 PM.
    • Inigo Montoya
    • By Inigo Montoya 28th Feb 18, 3:38 PM
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    Inigo Montoya
    TY!

    Any better/worse, using it longer term?

    just hope to get new Debit C before the end of a week, so would/could make final (one more) decision for a new mvno - "provider"- SIM
    Originally posted by Atasas
    if you dont mind the 3G speed then I'd try vectone first - I usually get around 2Mbps or more so in theory you can stream SD iplayer but HD iplayer might stutter

    its still working fine currently for me & Im probably around the 10gb usage mark or so now - only issue Ive had recently is that when I log on to my account it wont display my data usage anymore so i cant check how much data Ive used

    another bonus is that the number i was given is potentially a 'gold' number i.e. format **** 22 3333 *
    Last edited by Inigo Montoya; 28-02-2018 at 3:41 PM.
    • pmduk
    • By pmduk 28th Feb 18, 6:58 PM
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    pmduk

    Payment with debit card for an renewable future payments (AKA monthly roll on "contract") is called direct debit mandate. To have one cancelled, you need to be able to provide proof of goods and / or services being faulty, not received etc AND offer 14 days to rectify the issues. That alone is for FURTHER charges, apart from initial payment to be refunded.
    Originally posted by Atasas
    A subscription such as you describe is called a Continuous Payment Authority (CPA) and future payments can be cancelled at any time by calling your bank, and preferably, the supplier concerned. Future charges will NOT be refunded as they haven't left your account!

    A chargeback is your bank reversing a transaction in the events goods or services are faulty or not delivered. Read more here I hope the Forum Team will forgive me on this one occasion for cross-posting this on both of your threads.
    Last edited by pmduk; 28-02-2018 at 7:14 PM.
    • Atasas
    • By Atasas 1st Mar 18, 2:38 PM
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    Atasas
    if you dont mind the 3G speed then I'd try vectone first - I usually get around 2Mbps or more so in theory you can stream SD iplayer but HD iplayer might stutter
    Originally posted by Inigo Montoya
    for that sort of money and amount- I'll be happy with
    its still working fine currently for me & Im probably around the 10gb usage mark or so now - only issue Ive had recently is that when I log on to my account it wont display my data usage anymore so i cant check how much data Ive used
    Originally posted by Inigo Montoya
    annoying, but after all, what matters is actual network service
    ..you get, what you pay for, so, I'll put up with it, as I believe, you are not too streesed either?

    another bonus is that the number i was given is potentially a 'gold' number i.e. format **** 22 3333 *
    Originally posted by Inigo Montoya
    Jammy S**!, well nice!
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    I ordered new bank card, due to the fact of me being bit of an idiot with CTRL, so... got to wait to be able to order anything
    • Inigo Montoya
    • By Inigo Montoya 1st Mar 18, 3:00 PM
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    Inigo Montoya
    the lack of usage history could be temporary but its been about 3 to 4 days now

    maybe they do it on purpose for high data users ? (so they have to reign themselves in to be sure of avoiding going over 30gb & getting extra charges ?)

    the lack of being able to see how much data is left could become an issue if you use the whole 30gb before the end of the 30 days

    if they start charging you automatically (Im guessing they do ?) per mb after you use the 30gb it could get expensive

    I dont know exactly how the charging works in this scenario though as I havent checked

    its actualy not an issue for me because I only need lots of mobile data intermittantly each time Im away from home for a few weeks at a time i.e. Im planning on just usubg up a 30gb sim then buying another next time im away from home

    also the card i register as a payment card is a virtual card (from entropay) with no funds left on it so they would not be able to charge me if I went over 30gb anyhow - as such I suspect the sim would just stop working after 30gb
    Last edited by Inigo Montoya; 01-03-2018 at 3:05 PM.
    • Atasas
    • By Atasas 1st Mar 18, 4:20 PM
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    Atasas
    the lack of usage history could

    also the card i register as a payment card is a virtual card (from entropay) with no funds left on it so they would not be able to charge me if I went over 30gb anyhow - as such I suspect the sim would just stop working after 30gb
    Originally posted by Inigo Montoya
    Clever bu**er!


    I'll wait until tomorrow, if not... I'll use Credit C just too lazy to register for them anonymous payment types and simply do not trust banks much... (well, to certain degree) but as you say, if unknowingly, I'd end up going over, I'd hardly have a case for dispute.

    cheers fella!
    • Atasas
    • By Atasas 2nd Mar 18, 7:02 PM
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    Atasas

    I had an issue ordering the sim + plan online (it looked like the order didnt complete) but then I received a dispatch email today despite it looking like the order had failed
    Originally posted by Inigo Montoya

    Unbelievable!
    I tried to order, but page PAST Credit Card payment just frozen up and seems like my order will fail the same way.... it says do not refresh page...
    fingers crossed, I'll be as lucky as you are and it will come through eventually.

    For the fun part (against own instincts) I will transfer my ex EE number over, as not long left for the PAC to expire and there are not many other competitive data offers around

    Not a religious by no means, but I might end up paying a visit to priest or a shaman of some sort, as haven't had much luck with networks lately

    • Inigo Montoya
    • By Inigo Montoya 2nd Mar 18, 7:10 PM
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    Inigo Montoya
    will be interesting to see if you end up 'up & running' like me despite the glitches

    after my order 'failed' i emailed them via an online form IIRC & they eventually replied a few days later after I already had the sim up & running

    luckily I havent need their 'legendary poor' customer support
    Last edited by Inigo Montoya; 02-03-2018 at 7:13 PM.
    • Kernel Sanders
    • By Kernel Sanders 3rd Mar 18, 7:41 PM
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    Kernel Sanders
    When you look at your usage history you see an initial 'balance' of 300 & then usage charged against this balance at 1p per MB - so when you balance eventually reduces to zero you will have used the full 30GB
    Originally posted by Inigo Montoya
    30GB @ 1p per MB is 307.20, so I suspect that you're not getting the full whack.
    • Inigo Montoya
    • By Inigo Montoya 3rd Mar 18, 9:15 PM
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    Inigo Montoya
    30GB @ 1p per MB is 307.20, so I suspect that you're not getting the full whack.
    Originally posted by Kernel Sanders
    for 7.50 I can live with that - they probably consider 1GB to be 1000mb not 1024mb

    also just for information if you cannot see your balance via your online account then you can dial *1260#

    Im about half way thru my 30gb with no apparent slowdown - although it was 3G to start with

    also on checking the T&C I see that it states :

    Calling minutes (national and international), texts and data used outside of the bundle allowances will be charged at standard rates.

    So if you go over 30GB Im guessing they charge you extra at 1p per mb (since thats the rate they use on he 300 bundle balance)

    Still not entirely sure if they will allow you to go past 30gb initially before they try to charge your payment card for the extra data used or if they try to charge your payment card before they allow you to use any extra data if auto topup is turned on

    obviously thats important for me as they can't charge my 'no funds' virtual card so I don't want to be left in a situation where I owe them money for some extra data & they get nasty & pass it to a debt collection agency

    Finally another annoying 'glitch' is that I cannot turn off 'auto topup' via my online account (this is turned on by default) - possibly I need to turn off the bundle auto renewal first ? - but Im not risking doing that until around the 8th when Im back home & can start using my landline BB again

    Again its not a big issue for me personally since any attempt at an auto top up will fail
    Last edited by Inigo Montoya; 03-03-2018 at 10:24 PM.
    • d123
    • By d123 3rd Mar 18, 9:25 PM
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    d123
    for 7.50 I can live with that - they probably consider 1GB to be 1000mb not 1024mb

    also just for information if you cannot see your balance via your online account then you can dial *1260#

    Im about half way thru my 30gb with no apparent slowdown - although it was 3G to start with
    Originally posted by Inigo Montoya
    Well, 1GB is supposed to be 1000MB these days (actually since 1998). If a writer wants to denote 1024MB they are supposed to use 1GiB.

    In 1998 the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) published standards for binary prefixes, requiring that the gigabyte strictly denote 10003 bytes and gibibyte denote 10243 bytes. By the end of 2007, the IEC Standard had been adopted by the IEEE, EU, and NIST, and in 2009 it was incorporated in the International System of Quantities. Nevertheless, the term gigabyte continues to be widely used with the following two different meanings:

    Decimal definition

    1 GB = 1000000000 bytes (= 10003 B = 109 B)
    Based on powers of 10, this definition uses the prefix giga- as defined in the International System of Units (SI). This is the recommended definition by the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC).[2] This definition is used in networking contexts and most storage media, particularly hard drives, flash-based storage,[3][4] and DVDs, and is also consistent with the other uses of the SI prefix in computing, such as CPU clock speeds or measures of performance. The file manager of Mac OS X version 10.6 and later versions are a notable example of this usage in software, which report files sizes in decimal units.[5]

    Binary definition

    1 GiB = 1073741824 bytes (= 10243 B = 230 B).
    The binary definition uses powers of the base 2, as does the architectural principle of binary computers. This usage is widely promulgated by some operating systems, such as Microsoft Windows in reference to computer memory (e.g., RAM). This definition is synonymous with the unambiguous unit gibibyte.
    https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gigabyte
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    • Kernel Sanders
    • By Kernel Sanders 4th Mar 18, 4:40 PM
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    Kernel Sanders
    When I had a 3 data SIM contract, the amount they added each month was displayed as 5120 MB.

    I'm now thinking of trying this 30GB Vectone offering, but 2 or 3 years ago when I was able to check, EE didn't have a decent signal at my home. So, is there a cheaper way of checking than just paying the 7.50 to Vectone? I'm currently getting 4G with FreedomPop, although they use 3 so probably not relevant.
    • Colin_Maybe
    • By Colin_Maybe 4th Mar 18, 4:51 PM
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    Colin_Maybe
    When I had a 3 data SIM contract, the amount they added each month was displayed as 5120 MB.

    I'm now thinking of trying this 30GB Vectone offering, but 2 or 3 years ago when I was able to check, EE didn't have a decent signal at my home. So, is there a cheaper way of checking than just paying the 7.50 to Vectone? I'm currently getting 4G with FreedomPop, although they use 3 so probably not relevant.
    Originally posted by Kernel Sanders
    An Asda sim will do it, even comes with a minimum amount of data, mins & texts to try it out.
    • Kernel Sanders
    • By Kernel Sanders 4th Mar 18, 5:08 PM
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    Kernel Sanders
    An Asda sim will do it, even comes with a minimum amount of data, mins & texts to try it out.
    Originally posted by Colin_Maybe
    So it does....

    Get your free SIM

    To welcome you to the network you get 10 minutes, 10 texts and 10MB of data for free for your first 30 days

    However, I don't think I'll bother now as it appears that the 2nd and subsequent months will be charged at 15.
    https://www.vectonemobile.co.uk/bundles/uk-plans
    Last edited by Kernel Sanders; 04-03-2018 at 5:23 PM.
    • Atasas
    • By Atasas 5th Mar 18, 6:59 PM
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    Atasas
    30GB @ 1p per MB is 307.20, so I suspect that you're not getting the full whack.
    Originally posted by Kernel Sanders
    I thought, I'm a penny tight!

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    Vectone... checked CC- no payments taken...
    got back on site and ORDERED new one without a single glitch (using DebitC )
    • Kernel Sanders
    • By Kernel Sanders 6th Mar 18, 6:07 PM
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    Kernel Sanders
    Has the 30GB for 7.50 pm now been pulled?

    I thought, I'm a penny tight! ]
    Originally posted by Atasas
    What does that mean?
    Last edited by Kernel Sanders; 06-03-2018 at 6:10 PM.
    • Atasas
    • By Atasas 6th Mar 18, 6:50 PM
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    Atasas
    Has the 30GB for 7.50 pm now been pulled?
    Originally posted by Kernel Sanders
    seems so and it was stating 7.50 for a FIRST month, 15 there-after
    What does that mean?
    Originally posted by Kernel Sanders
    Notable in pennies
    (MB vs GB/1000 calculation difference of 7.20)
    • d123
    • By d123 6th Mar 18, 8:10 PM
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    d123

    Notable in pennies
    (MB vs GB/1000 calculation difference of 7.20)
    Originally posted by Atasas
    What does this mean, you do realise there are 1000MB in a GB (gigabyte) of data?
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    • Atasas
    • By Atasas 8th Mar 18, 12:56 AM
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    Atasas
    What does this mean, you do realise there are 1000MB in a GB (gigabyte) of data?
    Originally posted by d123
    1024
    wish you didn't puoup every single thread
    • pmduk
    • By pmduk 8th Mar 18, 8:19 AM
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    pmduk
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