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Topic # 157472 2-Dec-2014 13:04
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Vodafone has enabled NITZ in their mobile network. If you have a mobile handset with NITZ support it will be able to now have their date/time set by the network.

Here's a list of supported handsets (Wikipedia reference, may not be complete)




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  Reply # 1187066 2-Dec-2014 13:08
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Wait, this wasnt already active?

news to me..




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  Reply # 1187068 2-Dec-2014 13:09
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Nice!!! About time!

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  Reply # 1187069 2-Dec-2014 13:12
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It's propably fairly moot with smartphones making up an
ever increasing share of handsets

But for legacy devices it's useful



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  Reply # 1187070 2-Dec-2014 13:13
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Actually NITZ is supported by most smartphones these days (check the list) and not all smartphones support NTP so NITZ is the way to go.





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  Reply # 1187078 2-Dec-2014 13:26
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freitasm: Actually NITZ is supported by most smartphones these days (check the list) and not all smartphones support NTP so NITZ is the way to go.



Yawn. There is no need for NITZ, even Windows Phone supports NTP now!





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  Reply # 1187081 2-Dec-2014 13:29
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sbiddle:
freitasm: Actually NITZ is supported by most smartphones these days (check the list) and not all smartphones support NTP so NITZ is the way to go.



Yawn. There is no need for NITZ, even Windows Phone supports NTP now!




And this is why i never noticed it wasnt actually enabled!




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  Reply # 1187119 2-Dec-2014 14:12
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freitasm: Vodafone has enabled NITZ in their mobile network. If you have a mobile handset with NITZ support it will be able to now have their date/time set by the network.

Here's a list of supported handsets (Wikipedia reference, may not be complete)


Ah nope it hasn't because I just checked on a old 2013 model Nokia phone with Auto Update Of Date and time enabled and it still isn't setting the time if after restarting the phone.

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  Reply # 1187126 2-Dec-2014 14:30
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Hang on, so today isnt Sunday the 3rd Feb 1938?

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sbiddle:
freitasm: Actually NITZ is supported by most smartphones these days (check the list) and not all smartphones support NTP so NITZ is the way to go.



Yawn. There is no need for NITZ, even Windows Phone supports NTP now!




Only with Lumia Denim, which has yet to roll out.



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freitasm: Removed a bad attempt at trolling.


So you'd have left a good attempt at trolling then?

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  Reply # 1187257 2-Dec-2014 17:37
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Wow, a little late to the party but hey. Good stuff.

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