[ubuntu-uk] G1 phone plans - WAS: Re: Webcam as a security camera
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Mon Jul 6 23:07:24 BST 2009
Ronnie Tucker wrote:
> LeeGroups wrote:
>> Colin Murphy wrote:
>>> On Thursday 02 July 2009 11:11:13 javadayaz wrote:
>>>> Dont take the Unlimited at face value. The unlimited is 3gb's worth of
>>>> data. Although they do say if you go over your limit you will be informed.
>>>> Im with Tmobile. I do occassionaly stream audio but not that much.
>>> Orange, who I am with, couldn't offer me anything, which is why I now have PAC
>>> code in hand and consider myself between contracts.
>>> Is the 3Gb a G1 special contract - I am looking at a T-Mobile solo (sim only)
>>> and the best I can find is 1Gb. I must agree with Michael, T-Mobile do seem
>>> the best.
>>> I suppose what I was really looking for was a mobile phone package for voice
>>> that I could 'bolt-on' a mobile broadband package to, giving me, maybe, 3Gb
>>> or 5Gb - just doesn't seem to be an option. When I mentioned this type of
>>> usage to the Orange customer services the guy nearly collapsed.
>>> I am looking for this bandwidth because I would like to dump FM radio and move
>>> to internet radio streaming instead. Perhaps I'm just too ahead of the
>>> bleeding edge for this?
>>> Thank you all for not castigating me on my off topic post, which really was
>>> meant to go to Javad directly.
>> Yes, the G1 has it's own tariff on T-Mobile, it's due to the G1 chatting
>> to Google 24/7.
>> You can't get the tariff without buying a G1.
>> I've had mine six months and used a lot of bandwidth, can't say how much
>> exactly but a lot...
>> No ones, complained to me yet... And I use the Last.FM app to stream
>> music, it's brilliant, as long as you've remembered to charge the battery!
>> The cheapest tariff they do is £25/month, 200 txts/200mins (though I
>> think I got a special with 400 txts), and I paid £40 (I think) for the
>> I don't you'll beat it, on sim only deal, and having to pay for the G1.
> What I did with my G1 was to unlock it, with a code (~£8) then stick a 3
> SIM in it. As long as the 3 SIM is activated and using data then it'll
> work dandy. They have a £5/mth bolt-on with unlimited data, you just use
> £5 from your available balance (if over £5) to buy the bolt-on. I hardly
> use mine for calls (ironic for a mobile phone) so I put about £10 in it
> every few months. :D
> The G1 is easily the best phone I've ever had and I wouldn't part with it.
But how much did you pay for the G1 can I ask?
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