What do they offer?
Three has some of the best SIM Only deals
around, so it’s no wonder they rate highly on our choice of network. They are also seen as the UK’s no.1 network for Smartphone users and offer fantastic big data and unlimited Internet deals
Three offer Advanced plans with lots of benefits. Three have no done away with their no thrills Essential plan and all plans now come with a personal hotspot allowance and Go Roam Around the World (see below for more details).
Do you use the Internet a lot or have a Smartphone?
Three are head and shoulders above all others. In fact, out of the top networks, Three are the only ones to offer unlimited data with SIM Only. There are numerous Unlimited data deals to choose from but if you want a beast of a plan with unlimited everything then it will set you back £34 a month on a 12-month contract. If you don't quite need unlimited, then there are also 100GB and 30GB plans available at a lower cost.
Do you use the Internet moderately or not often?
Most Three Mobile SIM Only contracts give you between 1GB and 8GB of Internet, which will be more than enough for the average user. If you decide it isn’t enough, you can add an Internet package from £5 extra p/mth within you My3 account.
Three's Go Roam Around the World - Use data and UK allowance abroad
Go Roam Around the World allows customers to use their UK allowances to use data, text, call home and receive calls from home when abroad in 71 destinations around the world.
Some of these include:
Three's Feel at Home - Europe
- Hong Kong
- Republic of Ireland
- Sri Lanka
- New Zealand
- Czech Repbulic
Available on all Essential plans - Even with Three's basic SIM Only plans you can use your phone like you would at home, in 49 European destinations.
- Make calls back to the UK or between Feel at home destinations in Europe.
- Use calls, texts and data within your allowance and you won't be charged
- Free to receive calls and make calls back to the UK. Remember you'll need to use +44 though.
Find out more
Coverage of the UK is very good as Three taps into the EE network plus has its own 3G network. Check Three’s coverage in your area here.
Do you Wuntu? We thought so!!! Wuntu is the new daily offers app from Three
. It's basically their version of O2 Priority Offers and it's pretty damn good. Wuntu provides you with a whole range of discounts and deals on everything from food to travel.
Some of these might be free, discounted or simply a deal that shouldn't be missed. You'll need to download the Wuntu app to your phone to take advantage of these reward deals available to all Three customers.
To see if the area you live or work in will have 4G coverage please use Three's online coverage checker and enter your postcode.
Three are also rolling out 4G super-Voice that delivers even greater signal deep into buildings and remote locations, wiping out any blackspots of the past. Other networks call this VoLTE.
4G with a Three SIM Only will be provided at no extra cost to new and existing customers.
For more information on 4G please read through our guide here
So, this is a pretty big deal! Three now offer unlimited streaming of your favourite TV and Film streaming service, Netflix. That means you can now watch your favourite show on the way to work or out wherever you might be without having to download it. As well as Netflix, you can also use Deezer, Soundcloud, TVPlayer, Dave and History Channel without the need to worry about your data allowance. There are even plans to add more services so watch this space!
Please note this is only available on plans with 12GB data or more.