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Forum: Spain
Yesterday, 5:46 am
Replies: 110
Views: 5,954
Posted By Loco

Re: Driving licence exchange, latest news....

Hugh Elliot knows full well these negotiations have been going on from well before Brexit and various draft texts have been published but nothing has been agreed....well at least he should have if he...
Forum: Spain
Yesterday, 5:31 am
Replies: 110
Views: 5,954
Posted By Loco

Re: Driving licence exchange, latest news....

Well I didn't lie to obtain either my UK and ESP licenses and as of a few days ago both still show up as valid on thier respective online systems.

​​​​​​I simply got a police report in Spain...
Forum: Spain
Yesterday, 3:55 am
Replies: 110
Views: 5,954
Posted By Loco

Re: Driving licence exchange, latest news....

My post included a photo of my third licence to give everyone a laugh. The GC certainly find it very funny...well the two I have presented it too since I got it.

Its in a card wallet with the UK...
Forum: Portugal
Jun 21st 2022, 12:13 am
Replies: 6
Views: 419
Posted By Loco

Re: TV via Internet

If you are using the satback service just buy a new box that can handle the signal rate ( many now do) and add the biss codes.

Best
Loco
Forum: Spain
Jun 20th 2022, 11:58 pm
Replies: 110
Views: 5,954
Posted By Loco

Re: Driving licence exchange, latest news....

I actually carry three. My UK licence, my Spanish licence and this one ! The GC love it !

Best
Loco
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Forum: Spain
Jun 20th 2022, 11:36 pm
Replies: 84
Views: 6,489
Posted By Loco

Re: Costa Esuri Internet (PRIINET) options

Just don't use Orange or any provider using Orange if you are on Lomas.

Best
Loco
Forum: Spain
May 14th 2022, 3:00 am
Replies: 84
Views: 6,489
Posted By Loco

Re: Costa Esuri Internet (PRIINET) options

Jon
​​On 1. I missed the price increase which is large but yes i agree it could still be a good option for some. On this forum I guess many want to access UK TV. If they want to watch via a UNsmart...
Forum: Spain
May 11th 2022, 3:54 am
Replies: 84
Views: 6,489
Posted By Loco

Re: Costa Esuri Internet (PRIINET) options

As for PRIINETs fibre offer I spent over 4 hours yesterday afternoon on Lomas.

Average download speeds and latency were as follows:

PRIINET Fibre ( I suspect is actually routing via Vodafone)...
Forum: Spain
May 11th 2022, 3:26 am
Replies: 84
Views: 6,489
Posted By Loco

Re: Costa Esuri Internet (PRIINET) options

No I mean Smart TVs sold by many of the well known brands.

Many are geo locked, app locked and or VPN locked.

Smart for them but not for users.

Best
Loco
Forum: Spain
Apr 11th 2022, 5:11 pm
Forum: Spain
Apr 11th 2022, 5:07 pm
Replies: 37
Views: 1,292
Posted By Loco

Re: Simple cremations both Spain and UK

A "simple" cremation in Spain or the UK currently costs less than 1500 euros or 1000 pounds.

Frankly most plans are extortionate and did I not just see a report that one provider has just gone...
Forum: Spain
Apr 11th 2022, 3:06 pm
Replies: 84
Views: 6,489
Posted By Loco

Re: Costa Esuri Internet (PRIINET) options

That's the one.

See last line in notes at the bottom of MEO's Pages for the service : Internet traffic only available for use in national territory.
Best Loco
Forum: Spain
Apr 8th 2022, 6:53 pm
Replies: 84
Views: 6,489
Posted By Loco

Re: Costa Esuri Internet (PRIINET) options

Yes at least for others. I generally prefer they use a DNS proxy service on the router. It's cheaper, faster and more reliable than a VPN service and you can change country settings at one or two...
Forum: Spain
Apr 8th 2022, 6:10 pm
Replies: 84
Views: 6,489
Posted By Loco

Re: Costa Esuri Internet (PRIINET) options

I had to scroll down to find the question but the quick answer is it is probably possible depending on the Router and SIM but the question is irrelevant anyway!
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​​​​​​That is presuming you...
Forum: Spain
Apr 6th 2022, 7:25 am
Replies: 84
Views: 6,489
Posted By Loco

WARNING Re: Costa Esuri Internet (PRIINET) options

Those considering the 4G option wishing to access UK TV or for that matter other geo blocked content should be aware that DNS proxy services won't normally work

VPNs will and for those that...
Forum: Spain
Apr 6th 2022, 6:48 am
Replies: 84
Views: 6,489
Posted By Loco

Re: Costa Esuri Internet (PRIINET) options

Jon,

Somewhat confused.

Do you mean you have purchased a Meo SIM, placed it your phone and found 3 places around your home on CE that works when you point your phone in the direction of...
Forum: Spain
Mar 28th 2022, 1:11 am
Replies: 2
Views: 410
Posted By Loco

Re: The Guadiana Bridge

I thought this post was going to be about the balaclava hooded people who set fire to the bridge a few days ago and was widely reported.

​As for the the lights if you mean the ones on the top...
Forum: Portugal
Mar 28th 2022, 12:20 am
Replies: 46
Views: 3,678
Posted By Loco

Re: Bring back Ferry between England and Portugal

Not that I have heard of. Probably because as barlaventoexpert and others have hinted at above the route was unprofitable then so it is highly unlikely to be profitable these days due to the...
Forum: Spain
Mar 27th 2022, 5:06 pm
Replies: 84
Views: 6,489
Posted By Loco

Re: Costa Esuri Internet (PRIINET) options

Thanks for your kind comments. Start worrying when I suggest you use baked bean cans to receive a signal 50km away !

The meo speed restriction coming in is 40Mbps.

Again well fast enough for...
Forum: Portugal
Mar 21st 2022, 8:13 pm
Replies: 32
Views: 1,350
Posted By Loco

Re: Scrap UK car in Portugal

Based on what you say, and presuming all the paperwork is in order and other than the faults you discribe the car is in good condition your best option is, if you have someone close to the car get...
Forum: Portugal
Mar 21st 2022, 6:38 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 599
Posted By Loco

Re: Loulé Camara - How Long to Grant Habitation License

I am well out of date but from memory it takes from a few days to a few weeks IF ALL the paperwork is in order once the construction has been signed off.

I presume you used a lawyer who included...
Forum: Spain
Mar 21st 2022, 4:59 pm
Replies: 84
Views: 6,489
Posted By Loco

Re: Costa Esuri Internet (PRIINET) options

Jon,

​​​​​​All things being equal it is a no brainer.

4G theoretically can easily handle 2 X 1080 HD streams.

​​​​​​4G+ theoretically can handle far more. Most of CE has 4G+ coverage.
...
Forum: Spain
Mar 18th 2022, 1:48 am
Replies: 35
Views: 1,981
Posted By Loco

Re: New Digital Nomad visas

It's actually not a Visa nor is it just for Digital Nomads but is part of the proposed Start Up Act that is due to become law later this year.

Best
Loco
Forum: Portugal
Mar 16th 2022, 7:24 pm
Replies: 32
Views: 1,350
Posted By Loco

Re: Scrap UK car in Portugal

To consider what best options you have.

Best
Loco
Forum: Portugal
Mar 14th 2022, 10:28 pm
Replies: 32
Views: 1,350
Posted By Loco

Re: Scrap UK car in Portugal

Make, model, age, condition, mileage and location please.

Best
Loco
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