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Old 06-04-2016, 16:32   #21
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There's a better deal on that contract which involves cash back, so it works out £12 per month...

http://www.gizmodo.co.uk/2016/04/thi...-the-one-plan/
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Old 11-04-2016, 15:14   #22
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EE do a 16gb Sim only deal for £19.99.

http://shop.ee.co.uk/sim-only/pay-monthly-phones
Thanks for this Deron. I went for it for me and my wife's phones in the end. I know the cashback one was cheaper but I couldn't be arsed with all that, and having been paying £17 a month for 1GB of data plus calls on top in Dubai, £20 for unlimited calls and a shedload of data seems a great deal to me.
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Old 11-04-2016, 16:20   #23
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Thanks for this Deron. I went for it for me and my wife's phones in the end. I know the cashback one was cheaper but I couldn't be arsed with all that, and having been paying £17 a month for 1GB of data plus calls on top in Dubai, £20 for unlimited calls and a shedload of data seems a great deal to me.
Just in time as apparently the offer finishes 14th April..

Heard on News that 3 want to buy 02 and if it is allowed to go through then it'll be 3,EE and Vodafone left.
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I've just signed up with Smarty. Their £7.50 bundles gives you 2GB of data which is double what Giffgaff give and they give you a refund on on the data you don't use each month. Calls and texts are unlimited.

https://smarty.co.uk/

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Good time for this to bounce back up, our current contracts will be up in a couple of months.

We were with EE (as per my original post), but then after went over to BT in April 2017 as we have broadband with them and got a good dicsount for two mobile sim only deals.

However, we've moved to an area where the mobile signal is a bit rubbish and whereas EE gives you wifi assisted calling (ie the one where it'll route phone calls through your wifi and t'internet if your mobile signal is poor), BT doesn't support wifi assist, even though it's piggybacked onto the EE network. Very frustrating to discover after moving three months into the year contract!

Does anyone know what other networks have wifi assisted calling? I'll need to also check the coverage map to see which might just have better coverage here as well, but wifi assist was certainly useful we we had it before.
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Good time for this to bounce back up, our current contracts will be up in a couple of months.

We were with EE (as per my original post), but then after went over to BT in April 2017 as we have broadband with them and got a good dicsount for two mobile sim only deals.

However, we've moved to an area where the mobile signal is a bit rubbish and whereas EE gives you wifi assisted calling (ie the one where it'll route phone calls through your wifi and t'internet if your mobile signal is poor), BT doesn't support wifi assist, even though it's piggybacked onto the EE network. Very frustrating to discover after moving three months into the year contract!

Does anyone know what other networks have wifi assisted calling? I'll need to also check the coverage map to see which might just have better coverage here as well, but wifi assist was certainly useful we we had it before.
This covers the wi-fi calling options.

https://www.4g.co.uk/news/ee-o2-thre...wi-fi-calling/
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Vodafone certainly allows it.
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O2 removed TuGo Wi-Fi calling and texts last year. Very poor.
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This covers the wi-fi calling options.

https://www.4g.co.uk/news/ee-o2-thre...wi-fi-calling/
Looks like BT does actually have a form of it, via an app, I'll have to have a look into that, thanks.
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The British Telecom app is only associated with your home phone. It essentially turns your mobile into a cordless home phone, but you can make or receive calls on your mobile plan vi wifi.

I.D. Mobile offer wi-fi calling on certain phones, they have some very good SIM only deals too:

https://www.idmobile.co.uk/help-and-advice/wifi-calling

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Thanks Stephen. We dont have free calls included in our landline deal; we don't even have one plugged in so it wasn't worth it, but it might be useful to be able to receive calls on our mobiles for times the signal is really bad and someone wants a chat, I'll have a look at it as a tempoary solution until the contracts end in April and the other options for after then
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Gah! I can't use the BT one as I need to access my landline to receive a code to set it up and I don't have a phone! I'll have to see if I have an old one on a box somewhere.

It looks like I'll also need to be Barry of limitations on some networks. Three, for example, only allows Wi-Fi calling on phones bought from three, and out phones are SIM free
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Seems an odd contract term to have to change your name to use a mobile network
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Ha! Good spot! Damn autocorrect on my mobile!
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ID seem to be the same, my daughters SIM free iPhone woouldn't do wifi/4G calling when I tried my wifes ID sim in it. You could try one of the femtocells that connect to your broadband - Vodafone Suresignal, Three homesignal, EEs signalbox or 0"s boostbox. You'd have to be with the base network rather than an MVNO though.
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Three, for example, only allows Wi-Fi calling on phones bought from three, and out phones are SIM free
the "three in touch" app which enables wifi calling works on any phone (I use it quite often and my phone was bought from giff gaff)
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I use the Three in Touch app for wifi calls and I bought my phone SIM free.
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Thanks for clarifying,I was just going by the info on the link prayed above from 4g.co.uk
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