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    News - There’ll be French data over the white cliffs of Dover

    Causing unexpected and expensive roaming charges for many mobile users.
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    Re: News - There’ll be French data over the white cliffs of Dover

    "A typical Dover scene" - lol, love it!
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    Re: News - There’ll be French data over the white cliffs of Dover

    Quote Originally Posted by mmh View Post
    "A typical Dover scene" - lol, love it!
    + 1 - very interesting story too.

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    Re: News - There’ll be French data over the white cliffs of Dover

    I love the Spitfire...

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    Re: News - There’ll be French data over the white cliffs of Dover

    You get similar problems with the Irish/Northern Ireland border. The networks must make a killing with these kind of scenarios.

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    Re: News - There’ll be French data over the white cliffs of Dover

    When I was a student down in Bournemouth a few mates and myself had the unfortunate discovery that at the end of the pier in certain networks you weren't in the UK anymore.

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    Re: News - There’ll be French data over the white cliffs of Dover

    I had the same thing a few years ago in Cyprus, we were fairly close to the Turkish side of the island, so I'd flip over to the Turkish telecom provider at random intervals, which wasn't included in the European roaming bundle as it was considered outside of the EU - thankfully the charges were stopped at £50 for the month, but it certainly added to the cost of the holiday!
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    Re: News - There’ll be French data over the white cliffs of Dover

    I wonder if there's a Daily Mail version somewhere...... "Immigrant Mobile Providers ripping off UK consumers"

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    Re: News - There’ll be French data over the white cliffs of Dover

    Data Roaming is off by default on Android handsets AFAIK. I always would turn it off anyway, even if i chose to use data when I'm abroad, I want to make sure I'm in full control, so Apps don't start downloading updates or anything ridiculous and waste the allowance.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Lucio View Post
    I wonder if there's a Daily Mail version somewhere...... "Immigrant Mobile Providers ripping off UK consumers"
    Well played sir!

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    Re: News - There’ll be French data over the white cliffs of Dover

    There is a mobile phone mast less than a mile from my house yet i dont get full signal and sometimes in the house lose signal yet people in dover can pick up a signal 18 miles away :S

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    Re: News - There’ll be French data over the white cliffs of Dover

    Common problem on the continent, but as you normally receive a sms, you are aware of it.
    We are meant to live in one big open 'European union' but certain subjects are not run the same way. That's one reason the 'euro' has had so many problems. Same money, different rules.

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    Re: News - There’ll be French data over the white cliffs of Dover

    Quote Originally Posted by johnami View Post
    That's one reason the 'euro' has had so many problems. Same money, different rules.
    Another reason it has so many problems is, same money, so same monetary rules, but too many widely different economic environments. Hence why the demands from europhiles for deeper monetary, fiscal, and economic integration is brain damaged and the current train of thought is just flippantly demolishing entire countries.
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