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Re: 4G roaming in Southern Ireland. But there is a But!


@Irish_canuck wrote:
Any update on this agreement?

Sorry it wasn't shared here at the time, but we've had a 4G roaming agreement fully up and running for a number of months now in Southern Ireland. If you visit, be sure to connect to '3 Ireland' or 'Meteor' Smiley Happy 

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Re: 4G roaming in Southern Ireland. But there is a But!

June 2019. No 4G for me. O2 UK contract customer. Tried manually selecting network 3, IRL Meteor, Vodafone IE and only ever get H or H+ phone Note8
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Re: 4G roaming in Southern Ireland. But there is a But!

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Sorry, just a bit of humour

 

@Benjy 

 

How old is the SIM you are using?

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Re: 4G roaming in Southern Ireland. But there is a But!

Would be 4 years old roughly. I just keep renewing my 12month o2 sim only. My phone is note 8. Partner on EE and gets list of networks all up to date. I get list of 3, vodafone IE, IRL meteor and 3 again.
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Re: 4G roaming in Southern Ireland. But there is a But!

Does it have 4G printed on the sim, if not, it might be worth getting a new one.
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Re: 4G roaming in Southern Ireland. But there is a But!

I have 4G no bother in the UK. I've noticed my list in manual network search is half the size of the list of my partners handset with EE sim. I only het these listed with no details 3, Vodafone IE, IRL Meteor, 3 again. Can connect to all but meteor, who no longer exist as they are now eir. Partner has 3 3G, 3 4G, all the others in both 3 and 4G and "eir". Does my out sim have out of date network codes and not showing new networks?
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Re: 4G roaming in Southern Ireland. But there is a But!

I'd certainly try a new SIM card first. Any O2 shop will swap it for free.
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Re: 4G roaming in Southern Ireland. But there is a But!

@Benjy 

 

@MI5  picked up on my thinking

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Re: 4G roaming in Southern Ireland. But there is a But!

Found that the first 3 network listed is the 4G one and the second must be Ireland's old o2 network that only works on H. Annoying thing is the phone keeps changing back to the old slower network.
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Re: 4G roaming in Southern Ireland. But there is a But!

Can you not change the phone setting to manual network setting rather than auto selection?