Broadband Providers ComparedMobile Broadband Providers Compared

Mobile broadband is great for people who are always on the move such as business users or those who don't want to sign up for a broadband package that is tied to one location such as students and people in rented accomodation. We've compiled the key information from the UK's mobile providers plus selected their best available packages. Use the tabs below to choose a deal that suits you.

Package Additional Usage PAYG Option Laptop Deals 3G Coverage VoIP Compatible Price Per
Month
 
Virgin Mobile BroadbandVirgin Mobile Broadband £15 per GB No No Yes No from
£10.21

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T-MobileT-Mobile Restricted use but no extra charges Yes No Yes No from
£10
(for first 3 months)

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Orange Mobile BroadbandOrange Mobile Broadband £1.46 per MB No Yes Yes No from
£5
(for Orange customers)

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o2 Mobile Broadbando2 Mobile Broadband 0.20 per MB Yes Yes Yes No from
£10.21

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Broadband Package Broadband Download Allowance Modem Laptop Included Contract Length Price Per
Month
 
T-Mobile Per DayT-Mobile Per Day

Yes

Broadband Details

  • Always browse and email
  • Top up easily in My T-Mobile
  • 10 day delivery
Unlimited
per month
USB Stick
£9.99
PAYG
Months
PAYG

Yes

Pricing Details

  • Need initial £10 top up when buying USB stick
  • £2 a day
  • £7 a week
  • £15 a month

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T-Mobile Up FrontT-Mobile Up Front

Yes

Broadband Details

  • Simple plug and play technology
  • Works with Windows 7 and Mac software*
  • Store your photos, tunes and files with space for a 4GB memory card
Unlimited
per month
USB Stick
39.99
0
Months
PAYG

Yes

Pricing Details

  • No contract or monthly charges
  • 90 days internet access included
  • After the first 90 days you pay per day

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T-Mobile MonthlyT-Mobile Monthly

Yes

Broadband Details

  • Simple plug and play technology
  • Works with Windows 7 and Mac software*
  • Store your photos, tunes and files with space for a 8GB memory card
Unlimited
per month
USB Stick
FREE
18
Months
£10.00

Yes

Pricing Details

  • £10 a month

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Orange SmallOrange Small

Yes

Broadband Details

  • 2 for 1 cinema tickets or Pizza Express with Orange Wednesdays
500MB
per month
USB stick
10
1
Months
£10.00

Yes

Pricing Details

  • £5 monthly discount for mobile broadband if you're an Orange pay monthly or home broadband customer.

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Virgin Mobile Broadband 1GBVirgin Mobile Broadband 1GB

Yes

Broadband Details

  • 85% UK Coverage
  • 14 day money-back guarantee
1GB
per month
USB Stick
£24.99
2
Months
£10.21

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Virgin Mobile Broadband 1GBVirgin Mobile Broadband 1GB

Yes

Broadband Details

  • 85% UK Coverage
  • 14 day money-back guarantee
  • FREE USB modem on 18 month contract
1GB
per month
USB Stick
FREE
18
Months
£10.21

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o2 Mobile Broadband Pay Monthlyo2 Mobile Broadband Pay Monthly

Yes

Broadband Details

  • Package includes unlimited Wi-FI
1GB
per month
USB Dongle
FREE
1
Months
£10.21

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o2 Mobile Broadband Pay & Go Starter Kito2 Mobile Broadband Pay & Go Starter Kit

Yes

Broadband Details

  • Package includes unlimited public Wi-Fi
1GB
per month
USB Dongle
FREE
3
Months
£10.21

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o2 Mobile Broadband Pay & Go Starter Kito2 Mobile Broadband Pay & Go Starter Kit

Yes

Broadband Details

  • Package includes unlimited public Wi-Fi
2GB
per month
USB Dongle
FREE
3
Months
£11.90

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Orange MediumOrange Medium

Yes

Broadband Details

  • 2 for 1 cinema tickets or Pizza Express with Orange Wednesdays
1GB
per month
USB Stick
£5
1
Months
£15.00

Yes

Pricing Details

  • £5 monthly discount for mobile broadband if you're an Orange pay monthly or home broadband customer.

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Virgin Mobile Broadband 3GBVirgin Mobile Broadband 3GB

Yes

Broadband Details

  • 85% UK Coverage
  • 14 day money-back guarantee
3GB
per month
USB Stick
£24.99
2
Months
£15.32

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Virgin Mobile Broadband 3GBVirgin Mobile Broadband 3GB

Yes

Broadband Details

  • 85% UK Coverage
  • 14 day money-back guarantee
  • FREE USB modem on 18 month contract
3GB
per month
USB Stick
FREE
18
Months
£15.32

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Orange LargeOrange Large

Yes

Broadband Details

  • 2 for 1 cinema tickets or Pizza Express with Orange Wednesdays
3GB
per month
USB Stick
FREE
1
Months
£30.00

Yes

Pricing Details

  • £5 monthly discount for mobile broadband if you're an Orange pay monthly or home broadband customer.

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Mobile Broadband

Mobile BroadbandMobile broadband has come a long way in the last few years with speed increasing and prices dropping more in line with traditional broadband.

Add to this the increased coverage where you can get a decent signal and it's easy to see why mobile broadband is becoming a viable alternative for broadband users.

 

Latest News & Offers from the Broadband, TV Phone Blog
  • 02 Adds 3G Spectrum In London Increasing Capacity And Providing Faster Internet Speeds

    O2 Mobile Broadband has launched a new 3G network in London, which the company says will help improve both its network coverage and download speeds.

    The telecoms giant is taking advantage of a recent decision by the regulator Ofcom which allows the company to reuse its existing 2G 900MHz spectrum for 3G services instead.

  • Leading UK ISP’s To Reveal Network Management Policy To Customers

    A number of UK internet service providers will reveal to customers details of their traffic management policy and how they restrict broadband internet speeds.

    The ISP’s include Sky Broadband, BT Total Broadband and Virgin Media Broadband, all of whom have agreed to abide by a new code of conduct drafted by the Broadband Stakeholders Group. The idea behind the policy is to show customers why speed restrictions must be placed to ensure network stability during periods when the network is busy.

  • 3 Mobile Broadband Show Apple iPad Love

    3 Mobile broadband have cranked up the heat a notch for Apple iPad service providers. This latest gadget from Apple has taken the world by storm, even my mums got one, though all she seem to do on it is play Scrabble against the computer (78% success rate allegedly!).

  • Virgin Media to Launch Wi-Fi Network?

    Virgin Media broadband are said to planning a major move into launching their very own Wi-Fi network. This manoeuvre would see than come into direct competition with BT Total broadband, who’s OpenZone currently dominates the market.

  • Virgin Media 9 Month Broadband Student Offer

    Virgin Media broadband is launching a great new broadband offer that is perfect for students who will be returning to University in the coming weeks. These tailor made packages run for just 9 months, making them an absolute must for students who will not require broadband in their residence once term has finished. Obviously with many people living in rented accommodation during term time, these 9 month contracts ensure that no extra charges will be incurred after your studies are over.

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