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O2 Mobile Broadband Deals Get New £5 Package
O2 (o2.co.uk) has extended its range of mobile broadband deals with the addition of a new £5 per month package.
Available on a rolling 1 month contract option, the new £5 a month O2 Mobile Broadband package provides download speeds up to 3.6Mbps coupled with a 500MB monthy download usage allowance.
Unlimited access to 6,100 Wi-Fi hotspot locations in the UK is also included.
Customers can choose from a white or black O2 MF100 USB modem which they’ll need to plug into their laptop or desktop to connect to O2’s 3G mobile broadband network. The USB modem costs a one-off £19.99.
Users wanting a higher monthly download usage allowance can opt for a 1GB or 3GB data limit, both of which are available on a rolling 1 month contract option for £10 and £15 a month respectively.
O2’s 3 months free promotional offer on its 18 month mobile broadband contracts is also still available.
Interested readers can find out more at the o2.co.uk website or our O2 Mobile Broadband review.
O2 Mobile Broadband Laptops Get Asus UL30A
O2 (www.o2.co.uk) has today announced the launch of a new mobile broadband and laptop package – The Asus UL30A netbook laptop with built in O2 mobile broadband.
The Asus UL30A is a high specification, Wi-Fi enabled, portable netbook that has an impressive 8 second boot up and extended 8 hour battery life. Lightweight and ultra-thin, the netbook features a 320GB hard drive, 3GB of RAM and 13.3″ display.
The netbook also has an Intel Core 2 Duo processor that makes running lots of applications at the same time fast and easy. The Windows 7 Home Premium operating system is also pre-installed.
Available with built in O2 mobile broadband speeds up to 3.6Mbps together with a 3GB monthly data usage allowance, this mobile broadband and laptop package is priced at £30 a month over a 24 month contract. A one-off £79.99 set up fee is required.
Unlimited Wi-Fi usage each month is also included in the package and can be used at 7,500 Wi-Fi hotspots around the country using BT Openzone or The Cloud.
A two year warranty is also provided together with McAfee internet security and O2’s 30 day Happiness Guarantee.
Readers can find out more at the www.o2.co.uk website or compare the Asus UL30A netbook with others on our Mobile Broadband Free Laptop comparison page.
O2 Add Laptops With Built In Mobile Broadband
O2 (www.o2.co.uk/laptops) has added two new laptops with built in mobile broadband to its range of mobile broadband free laptop packages.
Exclusive to O2, the two new laptops with embedded SIM cards are the Samsung N150 netbook, which is available online now and the Asus UL30A laptop which will be available in May.
The Samsung N150 netbook is a great starter laptop or second device and comes well specified with a 250GB hard drive, 1GB RAM, 10.1″ screen and 6 hour battery life. It’s perfect for accessing the Internet on the move as it weighs just 1.26Kg.
Featuring the Windows 7 operating system, the netbook which currently retails at around £280, is available with built in O2 Mobile Broadband speeds up to 3.6Mbps for just £25 a month. A one-off set up fee of £29.99 applies.
Customers opting for this mobile broadband and laptop package will get a 3GB monthly download usage allowance plus 500MB of Wi-Fi usage per month at 7,500 hotspots in the UK via The Cloud and BT Openzone.
The package also features an extended two year warranty for the netbook, 30 days O2 Techies support, McAfee Internet Security for the duration of the contract and O2’s 30 day ‘Happiness Guarantee’ which enables customers to return the laptop at no additional cost if they are not satisfied.
Commenting on the launch, O2’s Head of Home and Broadband, Felix Geyr, said: “We know that customers want to be able to click and go without the hassle of having to load up a mobile broadband dongle and our new range will make surfing the web and staying in touch even easier”.
Geyr continued: “The laptop market has exploded in the last 18 months and we believe these two laptops from Asus and Samsung will once again give O2 customers a great experience”.
Interested readers can find further information at the www.o2.co.uk/laptops website or at our Mobile Broadband Free Laptop comparison service.
O2 Mobile Broadband Dongle Gets 50% Price Cut
O2 (o2.co.uk) has cut the price of its pay as you go (PAYG) mobile broadband dongle by 50% for the remainder of April.
The new £9.99 offer applies to O2’s pay and go black and pink coloured E160 USB modem dongles that are Mac and PC compatible and come with a 30 day happiness guarantee.
New customers taking up this offer will simply need to pay o2 as and when they need mobile broadband usage.
Options include a ‘Mobile Broadband Daily’ tariff which offers 500MB of data usage over 24 hours for £2. A ‘Mobile Broadband Weekly’ plan that costs £7.50 for 1GB of data usage over 7 days and a ‘Mobile Broadband Monthly’ package which provides 3GB of data over 30 days for £15.
Mobile broadband access will last for the specified tariff duration (daily, weekly or monthly) or until the specified data allowance is reached, whichever is the sooner.
All three tariffs also include unlimited access to 6,100 Wi-Fi hotspot locations in the UK.
Readers can order O2’s £9.99 pay as you go mobile broadband dongle online at the o2.co.uk website or compare O2 tariffs with other pay as you go mobile broadband providers here.
O2 Dongle Half Price Offer Is Extended
O2 (o2.co.uk/dongle) has extended its half price dongle offer until the 31st March 2010.
O2’s current pre-pay mobile broadband dongle is the USB Modem E160 model that is available in either a pink or black colour for just £10.
The dongle is PC and Mac compatible and comes with a 30 day happiness guarantee.
Once connected to a computer or laptop, the O2 dongle connects to O2’s 3G network which provides mobile broadband speeds up to 3.6Mbps – perfect for fast internet access on the move.
The dongle is not pre-loaded with any data usage allowance, so users will need to buy what they need from O2. This can be brought for daily, weekly or monthly use with prices ranging from £2 a day for 500MB’s of data usage to £15 a month for 3GB’s.
Data can be brought online from O2 or via text, just like topping up the credit on your mobile phone.
The O2 dongle can also be used to access the internet for free in over 7,500 Wi-Fi hotpsots across the UK. These include the many hotels, cafes and airports where BT Openzone and The Cloud operate their Wi-Fi networks.
Interested readers can find out more at the o2.co.uk website or at our O2 Dongle review page.
O2 Mobile Broadband Offers Half Price Dongle
O2 (o2.co.uk) has announced a half price offer on its pre-pay mobile broadband dongles.
Customers can now order either a white, black or pink pre-pay dongle for a one-off £10 and then top up as and when they need to with the mobile broadband data usage they require.
Users can pay £2 per day for 500MB’s of data usage, £7.50 per week for 1GB or £15 per month for 3GB. No contract is required.
Unlimited access to 7,500 Wi-Fi hotspots across the country with The Cloud and BT Openzone is also included.
Last month O2’s mobile broadband network was ranked number one for mobile broadband speeds in an independent speed test conducted by Siroda.
New customers have until the 11th March 2010 to order the half price O2 dongle.
Readers can find out more about the offer at the o2.co.uk website or our O2 Mobile Broadband review service.