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Standard User zyborg47
(eat-sleep-adslguide) Fri 06-Jan-17 09:59:46
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got a plusnet sim


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I decided to try this plusnet mobile, £7.50 for 1000 mins, 2GB of data, 1GB normaly and unlimited text seems a good deal.
I got the sim yesterday, activated today and have stuck it in my phone, we will see how it works in places where Vodafone fails, I still have my old sim in an old basic phone.

If all goes well, I will phone vodafone, get my pac and port my number over to plusnet.
since plusnet mobile is separate to their broadband and you do not really get any special deal for having both it means i am not not locked into anything as my broadband minimum contract is up and plusnet mobile is only a 30 day rolling contract.

Adrian

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Standard User jchamier
(eat-sleep-adslguide) Fri 06-Jan-17 13:33:09
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Re: got a plusnet sim


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In reply to a post by zyborg47:
you do not really get any special deal for having both
Don't you get double the data ?

plusnet unlimited fibre 80/20 since 2 Jun 14 - Sync as of 7th Aug 16: 55,355/10,291 kbps with G.INP
17 years of UK broadband since 1999 ntl:cable modem trial -Router: Asus RT-AC68U with HG612 - BQM
Standard User jelv
(knowledge is power) Fri 06-Jan-17 13:54:10
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Re: got a plusnet sim


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His post did say 2GB, 1GB normally - I'm wondering if he realised that deal was just for Plusnet users?

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Standard User jchamier
(eat-sleep-adslguide) Fri 06-Jan-17 15:40:57
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Re: got a plusnet sim


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In reply to a post by jelv:
His post did say 2GB, 1GB normally - I'm wondering if he realised that deal was just for Plusnet users?
They have had some offers on the website, which made it unclear, possible the offer was the same as the "mates rates" when you have PN broadband.

plusnet unlimited fibre 80/20 since 2 Jun 14 - Sync as of 7th Aug 16: 55,355/10,291 kbps with G.INP
17 years of UK broadband since 1999 ntl:cable modem trial -Router: Asus RT-AC68U with HG612 - BQM
Standard User ukhardy07
(knowledge is power) Fri 06-Jan-17 18:27:14
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Re: got a plusnet sim


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I am assuming it also just uses EE?
Standard User kasg
(knowledge is power) Fri 06-Jan-17 18:36:34
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Re: got a plusnet sim


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I am assuming it also just uses EE?

Correct.

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Standard User jchamier
(eat-sleep-adslguide) Fri 06-Jan-17 18:44:07
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Re: got a plusnet sim


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In reply to a post by ukhardy07:
I am assuming it also just uses EE?
https://www.plus.net/mobile/coverage-checker/
"Plusnet Mobile is proud to use the EE network."

LIFEmobile users moving across now have access to 4G signals. Just no WiFi Calling or 4G Calling (VoLTE) yet.

plusnet unlimited fibre 80/20 since 2 Jun 14 - Sync as of 7th Aug 16: 55,355/10,291 kbps with G.INP
17 years of UK broadband since 1999 ntl:cable modem trial -Router: Asus RT-AC68U with HG612 - BQM
Standard User zyborg47
(eat-sleep-adslguide) Fri 06-Jan-17 20:28:09
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Re: got a plusnet sim


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In reply to a post by jchamier:
In reply to a post by zyborg47:
you do not really get any special deal for having both
Don't you get double the data ?


That is normal for the offer, i do not think that have anything to do with me being a broadband customer,they have something called mate rates, what ever that is.

i have got a problem with data, for some reason mine do not work, I reset the settings and even done them manually and it do not work. i have heard that some sims are faulty, so maybe mine is, i will phone them tomorrow.

Also, the signal for EE at my mates place is awful, but then so is every other network for some reason and yet he lives only a five mins walk from the centre of town.

Adrian

Desktop machine now powered by windows 8.1 pro 64bit, no dreaded metro, laptop by Linux

Plusnet FTTC
Standard User 23Prince
(experienced) Fri 06-Jan-17 20:40:49
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Re: got a plusnet sim


[re: jchamier] [link to this post]
 
In reply to a post by jchamier:
In reply to a post by ukhardy07:
I am assuming it also just uses EE?
https://www.plus.net/mobile/coverage-checker/
"Plusnet Mobile is proud to use the EE network."

LIFEmobile users moving across now have access to 4G signals. Just no WiFi Calling or 4G Calling (VoLTE) yet.


Confused me. I have a closed account for Life mobile on my credit file, only now it says Plusnet Mobile and I was about to hit the fraud button when I realised the name has changed.

Problem for me is, I never got a sim with Life Mobile. I cancelled 5 minutes after I ordered via USwitch - but still got it on my credit file, even though they told me they didn't do a credit check!
Standard User zyborg47
(eat-sleep-adslguide) Thu 12-Jan-17 11:30:34
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Data is now working using old sim, they did send me a new sim but when i phoned to have it activated, they told me they found a problem and was working on it.

So old sim and Data is now working on it.
We will see how things go.

Adrian

Desktop machine now powered by windows 8.1 pro 64bit, no dreaded metro, laptop by Linux

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