Articles on the topic : 3 Mobile Broadband
Mobile Internet provider 3 (three.co.uk) has been rated the UK’s best mobile broadband provider in the latest YouGov survey of mobile broadband users.
Three came out top in ten of the twelve qualifying categories including reliability, billing, best value for money, overall quality of service and ease of use.
Three operates the UK’s largest mobile broadband 3G network covering 95% of the UK population. It has the largest mobile broadband market share with 35%.
Commenting on Three’s success, Joe Parker, Three’s Director of Mobile Broadband, said: “It’s great that our customers have rated us the Number One Mobile Broadband provider in the UK. It is a customer endorsement of the massive investment we have been put into our network over the past two years and the speed at which this programme is developing. The network continues to grow in reach, speed and capacity”.
Parker continued: “It also shows that what customers value most when it comes to mobile broadband are reliability, speed, coverage, ease of use and great pricing – areas where we excel in the latest YouGov survey”.
Around 2,000 customers from Three, Vodafone, Orange, O2 and T-Mobile were involved in the YouGov survey where they were asked to rate the level of service they received from their mobile broadband provider.
3 Mobile Broadband offers download speeds up to 7.2Mbps and has pricing plans starting from £7.50 a month for 1GB of data allowance.
Readers can find out more information at the three.co.uk website.
Mobile Internet provider 3 (three.co.uk) has added the Compaq CQ62 notebook to its range of mobile broadband free laptop packages.
The Compaq CQ62 is a stylish mid-sized notebook and is well specified with an AMD Sempron 2.2Ghz processor, 160GB hard drive and 2GB of RAM.
Weighing 2.96kg, the CQ62 has a 15.6″ High Definition (HD) Brightview display, 6-cell Lithium-Ion battery and comes pre-installed with Windows 7 Home Premium.
Currently available to buy online on its own for around £380, 3 (three.co.uk) are offering the Compaq CQ62 laptop with the 3 Mobile Broadband 15GB plan for just £30 a month over a 24 month contract.
In addition to providing a free ZTE MF112 Black USB modem dongle, this plan provides mobile broadband speeds up to 7.2Mbps and a sizeable 15GB download usage allowance.
The 15GB monthly usage allowance enables subscribers to use the Internet for 150 hours a month, plus send 15,000 emails, download 75 four minute videos and also download 480 four minute music tracks.
Around 92% of the UK is covered by the 3 mobile broadband network which provides download speeds up to 7.2Mbps, dependant on location.
Readers can find out further information at the three.co.uk website.
3 UK (three.co.uk) has announced the return of its super-sized 15GB mobile broadband data allowance at a price of just £15 a month.
The 15GB allowance is available with two mobile broadband packages, both of which offer download speeds up to 7.2Mbps plus a free modem which connects a customers laptop or netbook to the 3 network.
Customers can choose either an 18 or 24 month contract option with prices set at £20 per month and £15 a month respectively.
3’s 15GB monthly data allowance is enough to send 15,000 emails a month, surf the Internet for 150 hours, download 75 four minute videos and download 480 four minute music tracks.
The super-sized data allowance is also available with 3’s Mi-Fi, laptop and iPod Touch bundle sales.
Readers can find out more at the three.co.uk website or our 3 Mobile Broadband review.
3 UK (three.co.uk) has announced the launch of an in car Wi-Fi kit that offers mobile broadband speeds up to 7.2Mbps in a car.
Launching at The Gadget Show in Birmingham, the In Car Wi-Fi modem connects with the company’s 3G network to create a personal Wi-Fi hotspot in the car.
Car passengers can then use Wi-Fi enabled devices like laptops, netbooks and the iPod Touch to connect to the Internet without the need for wires or a USB connection.
Commenting on the launch, the Head of Internet Services at 3 UK, David Kerrigan, said: “We’re always looking at new products and services that connect our customers in more places both at home and on the move and In Car Wi-Fi does this”.
Kerrigan continued: “Our research suggests that over 25% of the population are interested in having the internet in their cars, with families and travelling work colleagues showing the most interest. Mobile workers can check traffic information and email on route to a meeting and kids can social network or download tracks to an iPod Touch while on a road trip”.
3’s In Car Wi-Fi kit costs £59.99 and includes the Mi-Fi Huawei wireless modem, a mains charger, an in car charger, a windscreen holder and 1GB of data usage that lasts up to 30 days.
Readers can find out further information on 3’s range of mobile broadband packages at the three.co.uk website or our 3 Mobile Broadband review.
3 (three.co.uk) has announced the addition of the Dell Mini 1012 netbook to its range of mobile broadband free laptop deals.
The impressive Dell Inspiron Mini 1012 netbook features the next generation Intel Atom N450 processor which requires less power to run than many other netbooks.
Its battery life lasts over 8 hours, while the the 10.1” High Definition (HD) display provides a sharp, crisp viewing experience which is perfect for pictures, websites, games, movies and on demand TV.
The Dell Mini 1012 netbook also comes with 1GB of RAM, a 160GB hard drive, a 1.3 megapixel webcam and the Microsoft Windows 7 Starter operating system. The keyboard is also spill-resistant.
Currently retailing at £279, this netbook is available for free with the 3 Mobile Broadband 1GB plan costing £17.50 a month.
This plan provides mobile broadband speeds up to 7.2Mbps together with a 1GB download usage allowance.
Users wanting a higher monthly download usage allowance can opt for the 3 Mobile Broadband 5GB plan costing £25 a month and still get the Dell Mini 1012 laptop for free.
Both pay monthly plans cover a 24 month period and include a free Huawei E1750 USB Modem that plugs into the Dell Mini 1012 netbook and automatically connects to the Internet via 3’s mobile broadband network.
91% of the UK is covered by 3’s mobile broadband data network.
Interested readers can find out more at the three.co.uk website or our 3 Mobile Broadband & Free Laptop review.
3 (three.co.uk) has increased the dongle usage allowance of its 1 month mobile broadband contract option by 2GB.
The change means customers can now get a sizeable 5GB data usage allowance when they order the 3 mobile broadband one month contract option.
Available at just £15 a month, this package offers mobile broadband speeds up to 7.2Mbps and the 5GB usage allowance – which is enough to send 5,000 emails a month, surf the internet for 50 hours and download 160 four minute music tracks.
With only a short one month contract period to sign up to and a small one-off £9.99 to pay for the 3 dongle, this package represents an excellent choice for users wanting to try mobile broadband for the first time without the commitments.
3 offers a free next day delivery service for online orders, together with a 14 day money back guarantee.
The increase in usage allowance on its 1 month contract tariff follows 3’s recent decision to bring back its 15GB usage allowance for those customers signing up to a 24 month contract paying £25 a month.
Interested readers can find out more on the three.co.uk website or our 3 Mobile Broadband review.