Time to get tethering. On a lot of smartphones, there's an option to use your phone as a mobile hotspot - basically a little wireless modem or router. This means that when it's connected to 4G or 3G, it also emits a Wi-Fi signal that other gadgets can connect to.
Virgin 's internet service appears to have stopped working, with people unable to get online. The company's mobile data service appears to have broken for at least some users, who are unable to make calls or get online. The issues started around lunchtime, according to the website Down Detector.
It means you can access blisteringly fast Internet, video and CD-quality music services. GPRS is charged based on the amount of data transferred. We charge at 60c a meg - a bargain in GPRS circles!
Virgin Mobile was down for thousands of customers on Tuesday, with many experiencing data and connection problems - here's what you need to know about refunds. Thousands of Virgin Mobile customers were left without working phones on Tuesday after the network crashed nationwide. At the time, Virgin Mobile said it was experiencing no issues with its broadband services, however admitted it was "working quickly" to resolve an issue with calls, text messages and mobile data.
Ross Catanzariti. However, the Optus network used by Virgin isn't as fast or reliable as we'd like and the modem does get significantly warm when in use. Virgin Mobile's new battery-powered Mini WiFi Modem allows up to eight devices to connect to it wirelessly for shared mobile broadband access.
These are external links and will open in a new window. Virgin Mobile says it has restored services to customers across the UK who had been struggling to make calls, send text messages and use mobile data. Virgin Mobile said it would compensate customers for the problem which it said was due to a "technical issue".
An estimated 5 million U. Beginning Monday, April 2Virgin Mobile customers can help eliminate the Homework Gap by donating wireless phones they no longer use. The net proceeds from reselling or recycling a donated phone will be used to provide new devices to eligible high school students.
Plus, automatically connect to Virgin Media WiFi hotspots on the go. No log-ins or tricky WiFi sign-ups. Learn more about using your mobile abroad.
If your iPhone isn't downloading the Virgin mobile settings automatically, here's how to add them manually. To make sure these settings have worked, look next to your signal bars. Your Windows phone should connect to the web automatically, but if you're having problems, follow these steps to manually add the APN settings. The settings are different depending on the version of Windows you're using.