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    sky to offer mobile broadband?

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      sky to offer mobile broadband?

      does anyone know if sky have any plans to start a mobile broadband service?


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      Re: sky to offer mobile broadband?

      do you mean like 3 and tmobile offer?

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      Re: sky to offer mobile broadband?

      Seems unlikely as they are not a mobile phone operator.

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      Re: sky to offer mobile broadband?

      Well maplin have the 3 dongles for 30 atm, so I suppose Sky could buy a load of them and put Sky stickers on and charge a premium for selling airtime.....
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      Re: sky to offer mobile broadband?

      Don't you think they have made enough of a mess reselling BT broadband without reselling mobile services.

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      Re: sky to offer mobile broadband?

      but sky do not have a mobile network and are not even a MVNO

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      Re: sky to offer mobile broadband?

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      but sky do not have a mobile network and are not even a MVNO
      Yes but that doesn't mean that they might not have plans to move into this area...

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      Re: sky to offer mobile broadband?

      hmm I would be very surprised, lets go down the rote that sky would be a MVNO or a reseller. At the current mobile market can anyone name a MVNO that has competitive data rates or deals?

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      Re: sky to offer mobile broadband?

      Bear in mind that when Sky went into broadband they went in with a very competitive rate. Who is to say they would not do the same as an MVNO. I think only someone in the very high echelons of Sky management could answer the OPs original question, it is really a waste of time discussing it here.

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      Re: sky to offer mobile broadband?

      sky could do very good deals like there normal broadband if they were to do this and would be top of the mobile broadband legue but they dont have a mobile network at the moment so if they were to get a mobile network going they could give good deals on mobiles too then we would have virtually everything from sky! :P

     

     
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