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Re: O2 roaming - speed test results

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Re: O2 roaming - speed test results

I got badly sunburnt, which I'm feeling pretty foolish about. We'd had a few days of cloud and rain and I didn't pay enough attention to the sun on that beach with a gentle cool breeze!

 

Now in the centre of the completely beautiful Santiago de Compostela (a seriously lovely place in all respects) and I got this just now; again, a download speed I've never seen anything remotely approaching in the UK ... 

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Now in Vigo in the SW of Galicia not far from the Portuguese border, some still very respectable speeds that I've never seen in Brighton where I live:

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Doing a naughty side trip to Braga in Portugal tomorrow, so if I'm not too distracted by an excessive intake of those amazing custard tarts / pasteis de nata(?) I'll try to remember to run a speed test there! 

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Now in Braga, Portugal's third largest city. Much slower speeds (3G) on the NOS network, but still very functional and a world away from the 0.01Mbps of Summer 2017.

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I’m interested to hear if anyone has any roaming experience outside of the EU, now O2 have changed things.
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I'm sure more people will post during the summer break/school holidays @Unknown_M Smiley Wink

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Back into Spain ... Movistar in the city centre of Ourense, capital of one of Galicia's four provinces:

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Re: O2 roaming - speed test results

Looks like Sky Tech team were testing speeds on local Sims in Finland recently, in case you're off to Helsinki:

 

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Testing local sims though @pgn?

Better get your phone unlocked unless O2 provides the same?....wink

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Testing local sims though @pgn?

Better get your phone unlocked unless O2 provides the same?....wink


Come Mid-August, O2 will be selling all handsets Unlocked (or so I read this morning)...

 

https://www.mirror.co.uk/tech/o2-announces-big-changes-phone-12912141

 

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