on 12-06-2015 17:32
This first became apparent a few years ago, I think as long ago as 2012. As soon as I would leave the house, next to no signal, none of the apps able to connect to my data plan. I'm pay monthly 3g O2 600 24 month tariff.
It's not my phone... My wife is also on o2 pay monthly and with her iphone 6 plus was also not able to get any data connection. We were out today for about 4 hours and not once were we able to connect. Same thing yesterday and the same over the past 3 years.
Our monthly data plan is therefore a waste of money.
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on 12-06-2015 17:41
12-06-2015 17:46 - edited 12-06-2015 17:47
Check what you should be receiving at status.o2.co.uk
OnePlus 6 (O2 & Sfr), Z3 Tablet (Three UK), iPhone 8+ (EE)
on 12-06-2015 17:46
I wasn't using the data much until recently but I did call o2 about it 3 years ago actually when I was outside and having problems connecting to anything. It's fine for text and calls, always have good signal there but no data connectivity as soon as I leave the house. This drop in connectivity occurred round about the same time my o2 plan changed. For the 3 years prior to that it was great.
12-06-2015 17:54 - edited 12-06-2015 17:55
No, it's http://status.o2.co.uk/
If you're trying to use data more often and O2 can't provide what you need, maybe it's time to see what the other networks can give you. The best way to check is to get a Pay & Go sim from a different provider and use it to see if your data coverage improves. Online coverage checkers are at best only estimations.
on 12-06-2015 17:54
I should also point out that while I was in the US last year for 3 months I used an AT&T prepay sim in my S3 and had no issues with data while out and about so this is definitely o2 network related. My wife has an iphone 6 plus, I have an S3, both on o2 and neither of us can get any data connectivity while out. For the past 2 days we were in Bradford on Avon but it's the same in Trowbridge.
on 12-06-2015 17:57
I have 729.53 MB left as of right now on my sim and it was only a few hours ago we were out. The reason I have that much data is because I can't use any of it when I leave the house.
on 12-06-2015 17:59
Yes, I'm looking at an EE prepay sim. A friend of mine is on giffgaff and thinks it's the best thing ever but since that is also on o2 network it would be just as bad for me I reckon.