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Anonymous
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Re: iPhone 5 is coming to O2...


@Anonymous wrote:
I went into orange shop yesterday and ordered 32g and just got text from orange saying come into ship today anytime to puck up my new phone. Now that's service. And I got 2g data and 18 month contract.

how the heck did u manage that? I went to Orange this morning and got a 24 month contract, they said it was all they wer doing. What branch was that at?

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Well done lisa glad you got your phone

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Well Madgick sometimes it depends who you speak ti and that seems to be what happens

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Anonymous
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Well woke up to my visual voicemail not working... then got to work and my 3G had stopped working... I guess they're swapping it over as the day goes on!

 

I have had a text to say it'll be delivered between 3 and 4pm! Hurray. Smiley Happy

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Orange store in Edinburgh . I went in yesterday at 5.30pm and they just phoned me to collect new phone after 2pm today.
Re 18 month contract I just asked saying that I was aware that t mobile where doing and I thought they were now same company??? He just said okay then ?? Happy days.
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Apparently out of stock already?  Been onto o2 every day since Friday trying to pre order and they said I could only preorder if I was to lease one. Im a business customer and have always previously had the iphone the day of release since the 3GS. Surely they knew the demand would be this high ridiculous how they have sold out by 10:00am!!!!!!!!!!!! Not happy, the orange side is looking very appealing!

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hi kat the same thing happened with my 3g, i just reset network settings on iphone and then the 3g comes back.  My delivery is between 2.08 and 3.08

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Re: iPhone 5 is coming to O2...

I've seen this posted by o2 on the FAQ page:

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iPhone 5 supports 2G and 3G, as well as 4G data across certain frequencies. iPhone 5 combined with O2’s network, including the UK-wide rollout of U900 and HSPA+ 21.2Mbps rollout, can load a webpage in under 1.5 seconds and a music track in 10 seconds. We expect these times to get even faster as we rollout HSPA+ 42.2Mbps.

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What exactly does this mean and is there any defintive truth in saying that these iPhone 5's will not work with 4G? What does "U900 and HSPA+ 21.2Mbps" mean and will these iPhone 5's work with that?

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What exactly does this mean and is there any defintive truth in saying that these iPhone 5's will not work with 4G? What does "U900 and HSPA+ 21.2Mbps" mean and will these iPhone 5's work with that?

It means the O2 network is constantly being upgraded and will be fast enough for most users, given a decent location and coverage.

 

The iPhone 5 will work on it obviously, but will not work on 4G, which won't be fully operational for at least another year, by which time there will be a new one which probably will.

 

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@perksie wrote:

@Anonymous wrote:
What exactly does this mean and is there any defintive truth in saying that these iPhone 5's will not work with 4G? What does "U900 and HSPA+ 21.2Mbps" mean and will these iPhone 5's work with that?

It means the O2 network is constantly being upgraded and will be fast enough for most users, given a decent location and coverage.

 

The iPhone 5 will work on it obviously, but will not work on 4G, which won't be fully operational for at least another year, by which time there will be a new one which probably will.

 


Thank you Perksie.

 

Well that seems pretty rubbsih if I'm honest. We are getting these new phones advertised as 4G but they won't work as 4g on the network that sold them to us and has locked them down as being unusable on any other network? Sounds like a swindle to me, and this "HSPA+ 21.2" sounds like 3.5G fob off as well. Unless there is some commitment from o2 to ensure buyers of the new i5 will have access to a discounted upgrade to the i5s or some other plan that gives us access to 4G, then I'm not entirely convinced I shouldn't cancel my order and go with EE or 3. 

 

I have a suspicion we may be getting ripped off by o2.....