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    No Data connection but full signal

    Hey guys, I was wondering if anyone else experiences a similar situation, but I have basically a non-existent data connection in the Hatfield area, namely on TUKS campus. I live in Faerie Glen/Olympus just outside Menlyn and I have the same problem there. I have perfect gsm signal and calls are...
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    MTN GPRS settings for Desire HD

    Hi I recently found out that I can't receive MTN GPRS settings for my Desire HD by simply dialing *123*13#, instead, I received an sms saying I should call 173. I did that and then got told again that I need to phone 1555 for support. Before I do that, I wanted to find out whether someone...
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    Data usage

    Hi guys Sorry if this was posted before, but I think there are certain apps on my HTC using tons of GPRS and using up my airtime quite quickly. What I need is the following: - An app that can tell me which apps are using data - An app that can disable data usage on those apps I don't...
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    BlackBerry without BIS

    Does anyone know if one can run normal GPRS internet on a BlackBerry without the BIS added? We have tried this with an older 8707v BlackBerry but we were given a service book error. When VODACOM was contacted they said it is not possible to use any internet services on the BlackBerry...
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    GPRS

    GPRS is an acronym for General Packet Radio Service, which is a wireless GSM data technology, used for Narrowband data transfer, i.e. it is very slow and comparable to 56kbps Dialup. GPRS in South Africa does have some important advantages compared to dialup via a Telkom Analogue line...
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    How ? Fixed IP from a GPRS modem connection?

    I have a monitoring device that I need to connect to to read enviromental data. The monitoring device uses a GPRS modem to connect to MTN server. All good. I need to access the connection over the web from other sites. So how can I get a Fixed IP for this connection? I can get the IP at...
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    My Virgin Mobile is broken

    It's true in more ways than one. But the way on which I am focussing right now, is Virgin Mobile's GPRS/EDGE service being practically DEAD!!! When it logs in (or rather if), it takes ages! It practically refuses to download international sites, and local sites like Mybb takes ages to...
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    *READ FIRST* MTN Network Status & Issues (DNS, Throughput and Latency)

    Since the begining of the year i have had connection problems with mtn connecting to EDGE or 3G on my cell phone... Countless times i have complained to MTN and a technician was sent to my house to test the signal. According to him the signal is fine which it does seem to be. I get 3G in most...
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    Vodacom's EDGE Strategy [and EDGE Q&A]

    There's been a lot of questions around Vodacom's EDGE strategy lately. Herewith some clarity on this and other bearer networks Vodacom are deploying. 1) It's important to remember that GSM is NOT the future for data networks. EDGE is the last iteration of the GSM technology and effectively is...
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