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Roaming Charge Changes Make Sim Only Deals Affordable for Holidaymakers

Posted by John East on the 28th August 2013 | Topics: News

The summer sun seems to have finally arrived in the UK, coaxing a Wimbledon win from Andy Murray and ensuring that the entire country has become swamped in a fug of barbeque smoke.



Three Makes PAYG Contracts Less Costly and Confusing

Posted by Clare Andrews on the 11th July 2013 | Topics: News

Pay as you go (PAYG) SIM only deals are still popular in spite of the rise of pay monthly tariffs, but it can be difficult to work out how much each call, text and megabyte of data is going to cost you.



Which is The Best Unlimited SIM Only Deal?

Posted by John East on the 10th July 2013 | Topics: News

A growing number of network providers are rolling out SIM only deals which let you enjoy unlimited texts, voice minutes and data usage over the course of a month, but not all of these tariffs are priced the same or equipped with the same obligations.



Sainsbury's Seeks Mobile Expansion

Posted by John East on the 20th June 2013 | Topics: News

Supermarket giant, Sainsbury's, is attempting to take on the competitive world of mobile retailing after it confirmed this month that it would be rolling out in-store phone shops to many of its major stores across the UK.



Orange Toys With Time-limited SIM Only Deal

Posted by John East on the 19th June 2013 | Topics: News

By the time you read this, it will have been too late to take advantage of Orange's latest SIM only offer, which was available for a surprisingly short period that ended at 10am on Jun 12th, according to USwitch.



Contract-free SIM Only 4G Deal Revealed by EE

Posted by Clare Andrews on the 7th June 2013 | Topics: News

Until recently there was no good way for Brits to get a 4G mobile service without committing to a lengthy contract.



SIM Card with Built-in NFC Chip Approved by Payment Companies

Posted by John East on the 31st May 2013 | Topics: News

At the moment, the main purpose of your phone's SIM card is to identify you to the network provider and allow you to use its infrastructure to make calls, send texts and access data connectivity.



4G SIM Cards to Address Rural Broadband Deficit

Posted by Gill Sanders on the 29th May 2013 | Topics: News

In the UK there is still very much a digital divide which separates urban areas from rural regions when it comes to the availability of broadband services.



Economic Pressures Result in Boom for SIM Only Providers

Posted by Gill Sanders on the 29th May 2013 | Topics: News

The number of UK mobile users investing in SIM only deals has dramatically increased over the past few months, with figures suggesting that this is down to the enduring fragility of the economy and that fact that consumers are being more frugal than ever.



Virgin Media Launches Unlimited SIM Only Deal

Posted by John East on the 23rd May 2013 | Topics: News

There are plenty of providers who promise customers an unlimited experience, but if you choose a fixed contract with a free phone, then the monthly costs can be astronomical.