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Three signal comes and goes in Glasgow South Side

Does anyone know the technical reason that my Three signal often drops to zero when I'm indoors. I live on Glasgow's South Side and if I go into coffee shops or the local club at weekends, I often get no signal. Others on the same network have the same problem, but O2, for example, isn't a problem.

Most Useful Answer wildecat  Dec. 18, 2013 at 22:11

Three runs at 2100 MHz only.
O2 and Vodafone run mostly at 900 MHz and 2100 MHz.
EE run at 1800 MHz and 2100 MHz.

Lower frequencies penetrate buildings better but have lower capacity than higher frequencies. That's why O2 is better indoors.

Rumour has it that 3 may takeover O2 in 2014, so your indoor coverage might improve overnight.

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wildecat  Dec. 18, 2013 at 22:11

Three runs at 2100 MHz only.
O2 and Vodafone run mostly at 900 MHz and 2100 MHz.
EE run at 1800 MHz and 2100 MHz.

Lower frequencies penetrate buildings better but have lower capacity than higher frequencies. That's why O2 is better indoors.

Rumour has it that 3 may takeover O2 in 2014, so your indoor coverage might improve overnight.

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