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Old 09-19-2010, 10:30 AM   #1
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city water connection england, and cheap wifi england europe

Not sure if this is the right place but to whom it may concern in England.
If you havent sorted how to connect your city water inlet to a mains water supply(we call it mains water over here..(you say pot-at-toe we say poe-tate-toe)
then a trip to Homebase and the Hoselock section reveals a 3/4 threaded male end that screws into the city water with a standard hoselock male connection on the other.

Also wifi...dongles on a pay as you go (non contract) from all majot mobile telephone service providers (t-mobile, orange,02, vodophone ect.) They work on 4g 3g and 2g reception but for 20 per month you can vertualy connect 24/7 and be hard pushed to use up all your needs. I just tested a vodophone one playing modern warfare 2 and left the game running 24/7 on a seperate computer to my normal one and I didnt get to use up all my allowance. It was so good im wondering why I have home broadband at all.
But if you wander into europe and need wifi then a BT (british telecom) dongle is the best Ive found so far. This works not on 2g 3g or 4g (although they also supply those) these work on hotspots..hundreds of thousands across europe. The principal is that all home broadband connected wifi users share some bandwidth with the rest of the world. Bt fone and bt openzone broadcast out of these home users wirless routers so literally they are all over the place not just at airports and internet cafes.
Hope this info is helpful.
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Thank you hitchiker for the remove to button to move the thread to where it should be. No ,really, thank you, the click here button was heaven as I would never have worked it out. Big plus....I hadnt found the tech forum..Im gonna have to study this site more carefully.
Ive also found a sister site in england, all nutters(english saying for "gently insane but harmlessly fun"), who are into RVing. This helps with problem solving specific conversion needs. www.motorhomefun.co.uk . Perhaps you guru guys could keep an eye out now and then as alot of problems must be duplicated either side of the pond.
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