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Greedy telecoms companies need to eat dirt.

Discussion in 'Mobile Marketing' started by The_Major, Nov 2, 2012.

  1. The_Major

    The_Major Newbie

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    I keep searching for a way to remote access my mobile phone in the U.K. I want make calls here in Asia to the U.K. without all the greedy telecom charges for passing my signal over imaginary lines. I can already remote access my phone to text which I'm happy to share with everyone. I was just wondering if anyone knew how to unchain the 'daddy of them all' so we can do the calls too?
     
  2. The_Major

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    I have the solution if anyone wants it just PM me :)
     
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    ^care to PM me the solution? might need it when i go to the US next year. Thanks
     
  4. mjack

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    Hi The Major - you need to get a femtocell / picocell. These are small "personal" cell towers that plug into an ethernet connection and connect directly back to the mobile network in the UK.

    The best one to get is the Vodafone Suresignal. You can get them on ebay.

    Set the suresignal UP in the UK to make sure it works, then when you're in Asia you need to plug the SureSignal into an internet connection and you'll create your own mini cell site in Asia which connects you directly to the UK mobile network.

    Be aware there are GPS chips inside the femtocell, but it's very easy to open the box, unsolder three pins and pull the GPS chip off the motherboard. This stops the mobile network knowing where the femtocell is and allows it to be used anywhere in the world for "on network" UK calls. Your phone will think it's on the normal UK network (which technically it is) so all outgoing calls are charged at your UK rate and any incoming calls to your UK mobile number do not incur any additional inbound roaming fees.

    If you're not on Vodafone you can pickup versions for other networks.

    Let me know if you want more detailed info about removing the GPS chip.
     
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