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  1. #1
    Phil
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    From the end of 2006 3 will roam onto Orange instead of O2 when they are
    outside 3's coverage.
    http://three.co.uk/news/h3gnews/pres...210927&index=1





    See More: 3's New UK Roaming Partner Will Be Orange




  2. #2
    Charlie Mitchell
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    Re: 3's New UK Roaming Partner Will Be Orange

    Phil wrote:
    > From the end of 2006 3 will roam onto Orange instead of O2 when they are
    > outside 3's coverage.
    > http://three.co.uk/news/h3gnews/pres...210927&index=1
    >
    >


    I wonder if they'll sort out the "handover" problem where calls would
    drop when you went outside 3's coverage and roamed onto O2?



  3. #3
    Jon
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    Re: 3's New UK Roaming Partner Will Be Orange

    [email protected] declared for all the world to hear...
    > >I wonder if they'll sort out the "handover" problem where calls would
    > >drop when you went outside 3's coverage and roamed onto O2?


    > I doubt it, ther are just replacing the roaming partner, the handset
    > still has to register on the roaming network and ASAIK that can't be
    > done whist holding the call open


    Apparently it's already been solved. We shall see.
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    Regards
    Jon



  4. #4
    Neil
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    Re: 3's New UK Roaming Partner Will Be Orange

    "Jon" <[email protected]> wrote in message
    news:MPG.1ecf035ffc[email protected]
    > [email protected] declared for all the world to hear...
    >> >I wonder if they'll sort out the "handover" problem where calls would
    >> >drop when you went outside 3's coverage and roamed onto O2?

    >
    >> I doubt it, ther are just replacing the roaming partner, the handset
    >> still has to register on the roaming network and ASAIK that can't be
    >> done whist holding the call open

    >
    > Apparently it's already been solved. We shall see.


    I can confirm it has, on three separate occasions this week I heard (and
    saw) the phone change over from 3G to 2G during a call. It works pretty well
    and I'm impressed with Three for finally sorting this out.





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