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TalkMobile Introduces Budget SIM Only Deals

Posted by Clare Andrews on the 3rd May 2013 | Topics: News

Although the majority of mobile users in the UK rely on one of the four main network providers for their service, there are other operators around, for those who want something a little different from their phone tariff.



Tesco Mobile Voted Best SIM Only Provider

Posted by Gill Sanders on the 26th April 2013 | Topics: News

A survey conducted by Which? has found that Tesco Mobile is considered to be the best network operator in the UK when it comes to SIM only satisfaction.



Argos Considers Entering MVNO Market

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

Catalogue store retailer, Argos, could soon join the fray in the UK's SIM only market if it goes through with plans to set itself up as a mobile virtual network operator (MVNO), later in the year.



Best SIM Only Offers for HTC First

Posted by Gill Sanders on the 18th April 2013 | Topics: News

This month social networking giant, Facebook, revealed that it would be releasing a smartphone in conjunction with Taiwanese manufacturer, HTC, known as the First.



Charitable Network Provider Introduces Sim Only Deals

Posted by Gill Sanders on the 22nd March 2013 | Topics: News

The People's Operator (TPO) is a network provider which first launched its services towards the end of last year, allowing customers to do their bit for charity, at the same time as paying for their preferred phone services.



Lancashire Couple Avoid Major Bill After Sim Card Fraud

Posted by Gill Sanders on the 22nd March 2013 | Topics: News

A major incident of mobile fraud could have resulted in a couple from Lancashire having to pay more than 6000 to network provider EE, in a case that highlights the need for consumers to be vigilant against criminal activity.



Sim Only and PAYG Deals Growing in Popularity

Posted by John East on the 29th January 2013 | Topics: News

Research suggests that more people in the UK are investing in sim only deals and pay as you go packages, as a result of the fact that a growing number of pay monthly contracts are compromised by overly convoluted conditions and requirements of commitment.



Regulator Could Give Mobile Users More Lenient Contract Rules

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

At the moment, if you want to get out of a fixed term contract with your mobile network provider early, you will almost certainly have to pay some kind of penalty fee to be released.



Vodafone Plans NFC Integration for Sim Only Deals

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

At the moment the main purpose of a sim card is to identify individual users to a network provider and allow them to receive access to their services via any compatible handset. Sim cards can also store small amounts of data, allowing you to add contact details to them, although many people just keep this on a phone's built in memory in the modern market.



Global Mobile Usage Statistics Revealed

Posted by John East on the 14th November 2012 | Topics: News

A new report published by GSMA has analysed the current state of the mobile market across the world, establishing that there are now 3.2 billion people with some form of subscription.