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3 Mobile Broadband 15GB Dongle Returns For £25

3 ( has brought back its 15GB mobile broadband dongle with prices starting from just £25 a month.

Available to order online now at the website, the 15GB data allowance dongle is available with two of 3’s mobile broadband packages, both of which offer download speeds up to 7.2Mbps.

15GB refers to the amount of data a user can consume per month as part of their mobile broadband tariff.
Typically, a 15GB usage allowance means a user can send 15,000 emails a month, surf the web for 150 hours, download 75 four minute videos and download 480 four minute music tracks.
3 offer a range of data usage allowances ranging from 1GB per month to 15GB per month. Prices start from £7.50 a month for 1GB of data, while a 3GB package is also available on a rolling one month contract for £15 a month.

Readers can use the data calculator on the website to find out how much data they will need.
They can also read our review of 3 Mobile Broadband here.

3 Mobile Broadband Network Coverage Extended

Mobile operator 3 ( has activated its 10,000th 3G site as part of plans to boost its mobile broadband network coverage and capacity across the UK.
The 10,000th site as Shooters Hill in South East London forms part of the company’s network improvement programme that aims to have 13,000 3G sites in operation, which will provide mobile broadband coverage to nearly 93% of the UK population.
Graham Baxter, Chief Technology Officer at 3 UK said: “Over the past two years the continued growth of internet communications, smartphone use and mobile broadband uptake have brought the need for good 3G network coverage into sharp focus for millions of consumers”.
Baxter continued: “Our network is already the biggest 3G network in the UK. Now we’re adding new coverage and capacity across the country to meet demand and bring the benefits of 3G to people who’ve never had access in their area before”.
3 currently provide mobile broadband download speeds up to 7.2Mpbs with upload speeds up to 2Mbps. Prices start from just £7.50 a month with the new Huawei E1750 dongle included for free.

Readers can find out more on the current range 3 mobile broadband deals at the website or our 3 Mobile Broadband review page.

3 Mobile Broadband Deals Get Speed Boost

3 ( has upgraded its mobile broadband deals with the latest next generation Huawei E1750 dongle that’s capable of boosting download speeds to up to a maximum 7.2Mbps.
From today, all of 3’s contract mobile broadband packages will include the E1750 dongle which will be supplied free of charge.
The Huawei E1750 dongle provides a maximum download speed of up to 7.2Mbps compared to the maximum 3.6Mbps speeds offered by the ZTE MF627 dongle that it has replaced.
Upload speeds have also been boosted from 384Kbps to up to 2Mbps, making it much faster to upload photos to social network sites like Facebook and Twitter when on the move.
It is also reported that the E1750 offers a 50% faster browsing experience than the ZTE MF627 when a user is on a large website like the or
Easy to install, 3’s new dongle is also Mac and PC compatible and is available for free with mobile broadband deals starting from just £7.50 a month.
3’s pay as you go mobile broadband products will continue to use the ZTE MF627 dongle for now.

Readers can find out more on 3’s range of mobile broadband tariffs at the website or our 3 Mobile Broadband review.

3 Mobile Broadband Add Free Samsung R530 Laptop

3 ( has added the Samsung R530 laptop to its growing range of high specification mobile broadband free laptop packages.
The impressive Samsung R530 is sleek in design and features a 15.6” LED HD display that lets you enjoy High Definition content at its very best.
The laptop also comes equipped with a Pentium Dual Core T4400 (2.2Ghz) processor, 500GB hard drive and 4GB of RAM, together with Wi-Fi connectivity, integrated webcam and Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium.
3’s latest next generation E1750 USB dongle is included for free within the package, enabling users to connect the laptop to the Internet using 3 mobile broadband speeds now up to 7.2Mbps.
Available for £35 a month over a 24 month contract, this mobile broadband and free laptop package has a 5GB monthly data usage allowance.
5GB’s of data usage per month means users can send around 5000 emails, surf the Web for 50 hours, download 25 four minute videos and download 160 four minute music tracks.

Interested readers can find further information at the website or find other Mobile Broadband Free Laptop packages on our comparison service.

3 Add HP DM3 To Mobile Broadband Free Laptops

3 ( has added the HP Pavilion DM3 notebook to its range of mobile broadband free laptop packages.
The high specification, aluminium finished, HP DM3 laptop replaces the Samsung R720 and comes with an AMD Athlon NEO X2 processor, 320GB hard drive, 4GB RAM and 13.3″ HD LED display.
Windows 7 Home Premium is pre-installed while the long life laptop battery provides an excellent 7 hour battery life before re-charging is required.
Available for free when taken with a 3 mobile broadband 5GB tariff at £40 a month, the HP Pavilion DM3 is both both eye-catching and durable aswell as being a portable entertainment centre.
Users ordering this mobile broadband and free laptop package will also receive a free USB modem stick that connects the HP DM3 to 3’s mobile broadband network where speeds up to 3.6Mbps are possible.
The 5GB data allowance per month that comes with the package is more than enough for most mobile broadband users requirements.
Interested readers can visit the website for further information or can compare the HP DM3 with other laptops and netbooks at our Free Laptop With Mobile Broadband comparison service.

3 Mobile Broadband Reduced To £7.50 A Month

3 ( has reduced the price of its 1GB mobile broadband tariff to just £7.50 a month.
Previously £10 a month, 3’s mobile broadband tariff offers download speeds up to 3.6Mbps together with a 1GB monthly data allowance and free USB modem stick.
1GB of data per month is typically enough to send 1,000 emails and use the Internet for around 10 hours. There’s also enough allowance to download 5 four minute videos & 32 four minute music tracks.
Users not wanting to be tied into the 18 or 24 month contract that comes with the £7.50 per month tariff can opt for 3’s rolling 1 month mobile broadband contract option.
This offers the same download speeds up to 3.6Mbps and comes with a higher 5GB data allowance for just £15 a month.
A 5GB allowance gives users enough data per month to send 5,000 emails, surf the Internet for 50 hours plus download 25 four minute videos and 160 four minute music tracks.
With Christmas fast approaching, 3 also has a good range of pay as you mobile broadband tariffs and starter kits that come pre-loaded with either 1GB, 3GB or 12GB’s of data.
These don’t require any contract commitment, thus making an excellent Xmas present for a friend or member of the family. Prices start from a one-off £29.99 for 1GB of data and the 3 USB modem stick.
And let’s not forget 3’s mobile broadband Wi-Fi offering, known as Mi-Fi, that is predicted to be one of the top selling gadgets this Christmas.
Mi-Fi includes a wireless router device that enables friends to share a users 3 mobile broadband connection. A pay as you go Mi-Fi package pre-loaded with 3GB’s of data is available for a one-off £69.99.
Readers can find further information on 3’s range of mobile broadband, Mi-Fi and free laptop packages at the website or our 3 Mobile Broadband review.

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