On O2, you can use your mobile phone abroad at no extra cost in up to 75 destinations, depending on your price plan.
With O2 Travel, it’s possible to use your mobile phone abroad at no extra cost in up to 75 destinations. In up to 63 additional destinations, you can pay a flat rate of £4.99 per day for 120 minutes, 120 texts and unlimited data abroad.
The countries in which you’re able to use the O2 Travel offer depends on the price plan you have. On O2’s Pay As You Go plans, you’ll have access to international roaming at no extra cost in 43 European destinations. This increases to 48 destinations on O2 Pay Monthly plans and to 75 destinations on selected Pay Monthly plans with more than 10GB of data per month.
In this article, we’ll review the O2 Travel offer including the countries where you’re able to use it and how much it will cost. We’ll also look at data speeds when abroad, the fair usage policy on O2 Travel and alternative roaming offers from other networks. Finally, we’ll look at how you can keep your current phone number if you’re moving to O2 to take advantage of their O2 Travel offer.
If you’re travelling to Turkey, having the right SIM card can save you lots of money. We review the best value SIM cards for using your mobile phone in Turkey.
Every year, more than 2 million Brits make a visit to Turkey. Whether you’re travelling to experience the culture or to enjoy the seaside resorts, whether it’s to enjoy the local Turkish cuisine or to absorb all of the history, it’s useful being able to use your mobile phone whilst you’re there so you can stay in touch with friends and family members. It’s also useful having a phone to find your way around with maps.
The costs of using your mobile phone in Turkey can often be high as it isn’t an EU country where roaming charges are regulated. In this article, we’ll compare the multiple ways you can use your mobile phone in Turkey and the costs of international roaming on different UK-based SIM cards. We’ll also look at the SIM cards you can buy upon arrival from the local mobile networks in Turkey.
Sky Mobile offers coverage from O2. 4G coverage is available to 99% of the UK population, with 5G coverage also available in more than 20 towns & cities.
In the UK, Sky Mobile offers 99% population coverage on 2G, 3G and 4G using the O2 network. 5G coverage is also available to customers in more than 20 UK towns and cities. All Sky Mobile price plans include 4G coverage as standard, with a free upgrade to 5G coverage if you’re a Sky VIP loyalty member.
In this article, we’ll review the coverage that’s available on Sky Mobile. We’ll start by looking at the Sky Mobile coverage map, before discussing the different types of coverage available on the service. We’ll then discuss the 5G coverage on Sky and the international coverage that’s available when you travel abroad to other countries.
Virgin Mobile currently offers 4G coverage from EE, with a switch to Vodafone for coverage due to take place by 2021.
In the UK, Virgin Mobile currently offers 2G, 3G and 4G coverage from the EE network. This represents 99% population coverage, with download speeds of up to 70Mbit/s available on the service. As of January 2020, the average download speed on Virgin Mobile’s 4G service is 33Mbit/s. The average upload speed available is 13Mbit/s.
Virgin Mobile’s agreement to use coverage from EE will come to an end in late 2021. Over the next two years, the service will gradually transition to using coverage from Vodafone rather than coverage from EE. As part of this, Virgin Mobile customers will gain access to 5G coverage on the Vodafone network.
In this article, we’ll review the coverage that’s available on Virgin Mobile. We’ll start by looking at the Virgin Mobile coverage map before comparing the different types of coverage that are available. We’ll also look at international coverage for customers who want to use their mobile phone when travelling abroad.
Three offers inclusive international roaming in 71 destinations including most of Europe, the USA, Australia, Brazil, Singapore and more.
Three offers a mobile roaming package known as Go Roam for its UK-based customers (previously known as Feel At Home). For customers on an eligible plan, the charges for using your mobile phone abroad in 71 destinations have been removed. This means you’re able to use your normal UK allowances including your minutes, texts and mobile data at no extra charge.
The Go Roam offer makes Three an attractive mobile network for anyone who wants to continue using their smartphone when abroad. You’ll be able to use all of your normal smartphone apps whilst travelling abroad including social media, instant messaging and maps. You’ll also be able to stay in touch with friends and family without the need to worry about how much your phone calls will cost.
The Go Roam offer is available to customers on Three, including on both Pay Monthly and Pay As You Go plans. It’s also available on mobile broadband and on 4G home broadband plans. If you’re not currently a customer of Three, you can pick up a Pay As You Go SIM card to take advantage of the offer. Customers joining Three on a Pay Monthly contract will also receive a free priority upgrade on outbound EasyJet flights from the UK.
In this article, we’ll review the Go Roam offer, including the countries it’s available in and the limitations of the deal. We’ll also look at the coverage you can expect in each country and how customers of other mobile networks can benefit from the offer. Finally, we’ll discuss some alternative roaming offers that are available from other providers on the market.
Three is offering the Huawei B535 router with unlimited data on 4G home broadband from £20/month.
In the UK, Three is offering a 4G home broadband service with the Huawei B535 router (also known as the Huawei HomeFi Plus). The service starts from £20/month for unlimited data and allows you to connect up to 64 devices to the internet. Download speeds of up to 300Mbit/s are available through the router.
A major benefit of the new 4G home broadband service is it doesn’t require you to have a landline or cable connection. You’ll also get free next working day delivery of your router, with a simple plug-and-play setup and no need for an engineer visit.
In this article, we’ll review the Huawei B535 4G router and the HomeFi Plus broadband service on which it is offered. We’ll look at the price plans and router specifications before comparing it to rival 4G home broadband services. Finally, we’ll look at the coverage that’s available on Three when you’re using the Huawei B535 for your home broadband service.
The Huawei AI Cube B900 on Three offers unlimited 4G home broadband with a built-in Amazon Alexa smart speaker.
In the UK, Three is offering the Huawei AI Cube B900 router with unlimited data for £25/month.
Working as a two-in-one device, the AICubeB900 has an integrated Amazon Alexa smart speaker as well as giving you unlimited 4G home broadband on up to 64 devices at one time. This is all delivered without the need for a phone line or cable, making it a good alternative to fixed home broadband.
In this article, we’ll review the Huawei AI Cube B900 router from Three, including the price plans available and the capabilities of the device. We’ll also compare it to the Huawei HomeFi Plus B535 router from Three which is available at a lower cost of just £20/month.
Virgin Media’s new Gig1 fibre broadband service offers download speeds of more than 1Gbit/s in selected areas.
In the UK, Virgin Media has launched their new Gig1 fibre broadband service. Claiming to offer the UK’s fastest home broadband service, customers can get an average download speed of 1,104Mbit/s (1.104Gbit/s) on the service. Average upload speeds of 54Mbit/s are available on Virgin’s Gig1 service.
You can get Virgin’s Gig1 service if you’re connected to the Virgin Media network and living in Southampton, Manchester, Reading or the surrounding areas of each. The service currently covers around 1 million homes, with Virgin expecting it to reach 15 million homes by the end of 2021. The service comes with Virgin Media’s new Hub 4 router and starts from £62/month on an 18-month contract.
In this article, we’ll review Virgin’s Gig1 broadband service, including the download speeds you’re able to get and the towns and cities where the service is available. We’ll then look at the included Hub 4 router, before looking at the Gig1 price plans and how they compare to other broadband internet providers.
In the UK, 5G coverage is currently live in over 70 towns and cities. Further locations are due to get 5G in 2020. Find out when 5G networks will launch in your area.
The introduction of 5G mobile networks is rapidly gaining pace, with 5G coverage already being available in more than 70 UK towns and cities. More than 20 other locations have a confirmed launch date for 5G coverage in 2020 and more locations are expected to be announced very soon.
In this article, we’ll help you to keep track of when 5G coverage will be available in your area and which 5G mobile networks you’re able to use. We’re monitoring the the latest 5G announcements from EE, O2, Three and Vodafone in order to keep this guide up-to-date for your town or city.
If you’re living in a 5G coverage area and would like a 5G-ready price plan, see our guide to 5G SIM-only deals. At the time of writing, you can get a 5G price plan from £15/month. This will also work on 3G & 4G networks until 5G coverage finally launches in your area.
Talkmobile offers SIM-only deals from £5/month with unlimited minutes and 3G & 4G coverage from Vodafone.
In the UK, Talkmobile is a low-cost sub-brand of Vodafone offering SIM-only deals from £5/month. Customers will get unlimited minutes, unlimited texts and an allowance of data on their Talkmobile SIM card with 99% population coverage from Vodafone.
In this article, we’ll review the Talkmobile network and the Talker SIM-only deals that are currently available from them. We’ll then compare Talkmobile’s SIM-only plans to deals from rival mobile networks before looking at the coverage you can expect and how to keep your existing phone number.