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Standby to upgrade your Three MiFi

My Three MiFi unit is a business critical tool for me. Routinely, WiFi hotspots are so SHIT that I simply have to rely on my MiFi unit for connectivity. Three’s data network is amongst the best in the business — and the MiFi unit is a brilliant way of unlocking that for all your connectivity […]

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T-Mobile gives away free Asus netbook with mobile broadband

Deutsche Telekom has just entered the foray of a free portable computer, with a mobile broadband contract in tow. They’ve now joined Orange who offered a similar deal back in August, with almost the very same netbook. T-Mobile’s package is based around a £25 a month contract, with the Asus Eee PC 904HD thrown in […]

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30 peas

Virgin Mobile on the heals of their 30p per day mobile broadband tariff have released a video called 30 peas (as in a pod). The idea is that if you can get all the internet for 30p, imagine what you can get with 30 peas. The video’s available on YouTube

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OrangePartnerCampWatch: More facts and figures

In wrapping up the event this week and after sitting through more meetings than we care to remember, Orange presented some more figures that we thought we’d pass along. These go on to highlight just how well they’ve done in the past year alone, with the culmination of stats that ended in September this year. […]

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INQ1Watch: Misc musings, 3’s new mobile broadband with T-Mobile

Also at the 3 event they drew a line under their mobile broadband offerings, as in how it’s been so far, what’s coming up next and the overall story. It doesn’t really fall under the remit of the INQ handsets. Although it does ever so tentatively fall into the data services category which backs nicely […]

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INQ1Watch: Reasons behind the phone – 1,2,3

In wrapping up the coverage from the launch event, we thought we‘d bring you some of the thinking and reasoning passed along to us as to why the development of the phone’s series by Hutchinson began. These were outlaid to us on the day by 3’s CEO Kevin Russell and the INQ’s CEO Frank Meehan. […]

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Vodafone gets sticky with a new 3G USB modem, with 4GB of storage

Another day, another USB dongle arrives only this time it’s from Vodafone and has an integrated 4GB in the form of a removable microSD card. Running on from the theory of ‘why take two bottles into the shower’, they built in a slot for the accompanying memory card. Saving in the trauma of carrying around […]

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3 turfs out new small business mobile broadband deals, plus increases data limits

Taking up the challenge of the credit crunch today is the network ‘3′, by offering two new tariffs aimed at small businesses. These mobile broadband packages also allow for a second user to be added at half-price, in addition to upping the overall data limits Going under the pseudonyms of Broadband 5GB and Broadband 15 […]

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Three WiFi / 3G Router: Crap

I parted company with £69.99 today to purchase Three’s 3G / WiFi router, the Huawei D100.  I wish I hadn’t. I’ve used it for an hour and decided it’s going back to the shop.  I may just throw it through the door and hurl abuse, but I hope to have calmed down enough to go […]

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3 win top UK mobile broadband prize

No surprise, actually, is it? Have a read of this: 3 UK’s Mobile Broadband offering has been named “Best Mobile Broadband” by the UK’s most popular dedicated broadband comparison site, www.top10-broadband.co.uk. The independent site, which claims over a million unique users each month, has given 3 UK the award based on analysis of data captured […]

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PC World’s free laptop for 3 mobile broadband customers

I came across this offer the other day from PC World, one of the leading electrical retailers in the UK. Working with mobile network 3, they’re offering a free laptop to any subscriber to a 3 mobile broadband package. Or, they’ll offer 350 pounds off a higher spec laptop. Genius! There is a catch. Obviously. […]

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Aussies: Get a free laptop for AUS$99/month & mobile broadband

On the face of it, this looks like a rather nifty offer… Link: ‘Free’ laptops the latest 3G lure | Australian IT FIRST it was mobiles for nothing, now it’s laptops for free, as telcos try to lure customers into their often-expensive 3G mobile data plans. Telstra is offering a zero-dollar laptop to the value […]