Mobiles connect across the waves

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  1. The News Bot

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    Merchant ship crews will soon be able to ditch satellite phones and make calls to home using their own mobiles.
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  2. Alicatt

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    Been using something like that for the past couple of years on DFDS, a microcell covering the ship allowing you to connect via voice or sms but it is expensive. Comes up on the phone as MCP. Has had a few hiccups about a year ago when it kept reconnecting and you got a sms telling you so eventually had to switch the phone offas it was getting one every 15 minutes. The captain appologised over the tannoy at breakfast
     

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