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    E220 Interference

    Tonight for the first time we've noticed alot of interference coming from our E220, its affecting our speakers as well as the monitor. This is the first time its ever happened. Is anyone else experiencing this, or might know what the cause is?
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    Vodacom Huawei E220 Error Message

    I hope someone can help me with this. I have tried searching the forum, but i can't find anything similar. Perhaps someone can point me to a similar thread that i have missed. My problem is as follows. I have a Vodacom Huawei E220 3G modem. Operating System is Win XP service pack 2...
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    Vodafone Mobile Connect Lite and HUAWEI 7.2meg modem (E272)

    Okay so I got the new modem on saturday... but it seems to be more sensitive than its older brother cause it keeps dropping my connection. I am unable to get DSL so I use HSDPA for my online gaming. But it keeps dropping my connection... which is very frustrating. Older modem didn't do...
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    Signal drop

    Hi, I used Vodacom's 3G HSDPA for a while. In fact, I tried it TWICE. Both times I was bitterly disappointed. Many, many, many signal drops. Speed was ok-ish, but signal kept being lost, and reconnection would happen. Often during a download, which would then be lost. Anyone else have...
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    vodacom 3 g disconnects

    Hi guys, I have defected from MTN but have a problem my SE K800i connects and its super duper fast but only while i am keeping the connection busy. if i leave the connection idle for more than 20 - 30 seconds I get switched down to gprs speeds. the signal is good and the towers are not busy ...
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    3g connection problems..

    ok so im using bluetooth connection to a samsung zv50, using the software provided, it connects works like a couple of seconds 30sec and if im lucky 1min.. then it just refuses to open pages.. the globe on the phone still spins, connection on laptop still shows.. when i try disconnect the...
  7. HowTo

    Disconnect for no apparent reason.

    Hi All, What must i do,being disconnected this afternoon in 3G mode. I reconnected several times.Cant even browse. When I downloaded I lost no connection. Downloaded 64MB and 36MB file never got disconnected. What do I have to look for. I use Nokia N70 phone as modem. Also use nokia...
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    Value in 3.6?

    Just wonder, with one more left of free trialing before paying our R50 ... how do you guys feel about 3.6 ? Willl you pay after the end of this month? I'd actually like to see a poll if possible, because from what I've seen and read, there isn't *much* value to 3.6. Before I get a flurry of...
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    Vodacom 3g/gprs Signal Crap!!

    VODACOM 3G/GPRS SIGNAL CRAP!!:mad: Why When The Signal Switches From 3g To Gprs Does It Cut Off!!!!!!! It Happens Everytime Conveniently Enough It Does Around The 80% To 95% Mark And Then When You Connect Again The Download Start From 0%
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    P1i and Vodacom GPRS and 3G: detached, logon failed

    I have a P1 and often when checking the network status by tapping on the blue icon on the top row I see either "GPRS: detached. Logon Failed" or even "3G: detached. Logon failed" Switching to flight mode and back again normally fixes this, but what I want to know is what does this message...
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    gprs only on wifes laptop.... we got to move fast here !!!!! :)

    hey guys im cruising lekker with my E220 on my macbook pro with leopard. so i know the tower we connecting to is throwing out some serious hsdpa speeds. but im battling with my wifes laptop.... she has inherited my hspda option card. ok, so her laptop is not that fast, but its an HP...
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    distance from Tower

    What is the greatest distance that one can get : HSDPA , 3G , EDGE to work from a tower - with 100% line of sight - no/minimal trees in the way at all. http://i210.photobucket.com/albums/bb147/jannie40/kroonvaaltower.jpg (picture taken on ground level) Can the faster services work with...
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    Why is VC going to charge us R49 p/m?

    I was chatting to a friend who is in the cellphone industry (network specialist) and he says he cannot see why VC will be charging for the new service. According to him, "all the towers were already on 3.6 and it did not require additional hardware ... only a software upgrade!". Any thoughts...
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    Connection dropping when switching from 3g to GPRS

    I have recently cancelled my dsl account with Telkom as I will be leaving SA at the end of Feb. I do however,still need access to the web to manage my mail accounts as well as some minor surfing. To accomplish this I have purchased a data bundle from Vodacom and an using my Nokia N70 as a modem...
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    Help

    Guys I am experiencing some massive pings in WoW at moment using 3g. I am using it in a different location than when I last posted, however this location has the same 3g signal strength(Rondebosch, Cape Town). I am talking about double the latency with spikes of up to 5000ms. Any problems with...
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    Dropping connections constantly

    I have been having issues for the last 3 days now with my Vodacom connection. It is consistently dropping HSDPA down to 3G then to GPRS - this happens every 2/3 minutes now and is really starting to annoy me. I only stay connected to HSDPA for less than 1 minute at a time. It is also dropping...
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    Signal Strength and Stability - Joburg North

    With all these power cuts and the fact that iBurst is as unreliable as a government official, we are looking at the possibility of moving to Vodacom as our preferred wireless internet SP. Before we do that however, what is the signal strength and stability like in the Johannesburg North area...
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    Optimising signal strength

    Hi all, I am with a volunteer firefighting service which has a mobile operations unit. Currently the unit is equipped with a Globetrotter GT Max 7.2 connected to a Poynting High Gain antenna (elevated to about 3 metres high). However, this is a directional antenna. Since our operations are...
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    Coverage in Pinelands, Cape Town

    I have been using my 3G USB modem at Mutual Park, Pinelands, Cape Town for the past year. The signal strength has been good and I normally have HSDPA connection speeds. But over the past month the quality of the signal is really poor and intermittent. It ranges from EDGE to 3G to HSDPA. With...
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    3G problem. It disappeared

    I've had 3g for 6 months now. Huawei modem in my pc etc. I always had 3G connected where I live (Somerset West Area) during this time, but recently, say a week or so ago, I started getting 53.6kbps (green light). I get it everywhere in my house, and the modem refuses to give me 3G connection...
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