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  • O2 Refresh tariff unveiled, allows you to get a new phone anytime during your airtime contract
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    O2 Refresh tariff unveiled, allows you to get a new phone anytime during your airtime contract

    By 12 April 2013

    O2 has announced a new mobile phone price plan that suits those who constantly upgrade their handsets for the latest model. Called O2 Refresh, it comprises two separate plans: one for airtime that covers minutes, texts, data, etc, and one for the smartphone...

  • Vodafone launches Nearly New price plan, get yourself a Samsung Galaxy S3 for free
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    Vodafone launches Nearly New price plan, get yourself a Samsung Galaxy S3 for free

    By 2 January 2013

    Vodafone has announced Nearly New, a scheme to allow those without bundles of cash to get some of the best smartphones out there without breaking the bank. It offers reduced monthly fees or one-off pay-as-you-go payments for pre-owned handsets. Phones...

  • EE 4G SIM-only price plans soon to hit high street stores
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    EE 4G SIM-only price plans soon to hit high street stores

    By 20 November 2012

    Many were disappointed with the high prices of EE's 4G tariffs on launch, but now there's an alternative. If you can get yourself a UK 4G compatible handset, you can opt for a SIM-only price plan and cut down your monthly costs greatly. Additionally,...

  • Vodafone Red Hot price plan: Lease an iPhone 5, SGS3 or Note 2 for 12 months then get next year's model
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    Vodafone Red Hot price plan: Lease an iPhone 5, SGS3 or Note 2 for 12 months then get next year's model

    By 15 November 2012

    Vodafone has launched a new price plan that allows you to swap your smartphone every 12 months for the latest model. Like O2 Lease launched last year by one of its network peers, Vodafone Red Hot is essentially a leasing agreement whereby you rent the...

  • Virgin Media's best ever tariff, with unlimited data for £21 a month
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    Virgin Media's best ever tariff, with unlimited data for £21 a month

    By 25 June 2012

    Virgin Media has thrown down the tariff gauntlet by unveiling a new monthly payment scheme that means mobile web browsers can get surfing without fear of being stung in their monthly bills. For £21 a month Virgin Media customers can purchase the "Premiere"...

  • HTC One X goes on-sale today: Who's got the best deals?
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    HTC One X goes on-sale today: Who's got the best deals?

    By 5 April 2012

    The HTC One X goes on sale today and the good news is all the major operators are selling it. But who’s got the best deal? All five of the big networks are offering the phone free so long as you sign up to a 24-month contract. Pocket-lint has dug around...

  • T-Mobile to introduce The Full Monty tariff - all you can eat calls, texts and data
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    T-Mobile to introduce The Full Monty tariff - all you can eat calls, texts and data

    By 30 January 2012

    T-Mobile is introducing a new mobile phone and data plan that it claims is unique to the provider. Called The Full Monty, it offers completely unlimited calls, texts and Internet access with no fair use restrictions. The new plan will be available from...

  • Nokia Lumia 800 available for pre-order
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    Nokia Lumia 800 available for pre-order

    By 28 October 2011

    Nokia has just announced its swanky new Lumia 800 mobile phone, and it's been quick to get the handset packed up and shipped out as the new nokia device is already available to preorder. The Nokia Lumia 800 will launch in November carrying the Windows...

  • iPhone 4S: Best contract deals in the UK
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    iPhone 4S: Best contract deals in the UK

    By 11 October 2011

    The iPhone 4S is nearly here, looming ominously over our bank balances, ready to strip us of our hard-earned cash, and repaying us with extra megapixels and processing power.  Picking up an iPhone 4S and not accidentally paying top dollar looks like...

  • Vodafone iPhone 4S price dropped
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    Vodafone iPhone 4S price dropped

    By 11 October 2011

    Vodafone is clearly hoping to get the lion’s share of iPhone 4S orders when the new Apple phone comes out on Friday 14 October; especially as it has announced that it is dropping its pricing to encourage would-be iPhone owners. Vodafone has dropped...

  • Vodafone Data Test Drive lets new customers push data to the limit
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    Vodafone Data Test Drive lets new customers push data to the limit

    By 1 October 2011

    Vodafone has come up with a new scheme called Data Test Drive, which will allow all new and upgrading customers to use as much data as they like, on whatever they like, for three months. Allowing you to test the network to the limit before confirming...

  • Virgin Media PAYG tariff means top-ups go further
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    Virgin Media PAYG tariff means top-ups go further

    By 6 September 2011

    Virgin Media has announced the launch of Addict Extra tariff, a brand new Pay As You Go (PAYG) offering designed to enable Virgin Media to get the best deal on texts, minutes and mobile web. If you're a customer and currently have your home phone, TV...

  • Orange makes claim to the UK’s lowest unlimited broadband price
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    Orange makes claim to the UK’s lowest unlimited broadband price

    By 5 September 2011

    Colourful claims from camp Orange come in, with the company laying claim to the the UK’s lowest unlimited broadband price. Following a revamp of its prices, UK surfers are able to sign up for a 12-month deal that costs £5 per month, on top of a £12.75...

  • Free music with CPW Android and iPhone offer
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    Free music with CPW Android and iPhone offer

    By 3 August 2011

    Napster has teamed up with the Carphone Warehouse in order to launch a nationwide (UK) offer, which could see you entitled to 3 months free music on Napster Unlimited plus Mobile. The offer's open to those of you who purchase a monthly contract or prepaid...

  • Virgin Media mobile revamps tariffs for added customisation
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    Virgin Media mobile revamps tariffs for added customisation

    By 3 August 2011

    Virgin Media has had an overhaul of its mobile phone tariffs, bringing in 12-month deals and adding extra customisation options. The 12-month deals will obviously be a bit pricier than the standard 24-month ones, but with the innovation in the smartphone...

  • T-Mobile renames U-Fix plan, adds a You and 12-month contract
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    T-Mobile renames U-Fix plan, adds a You and 12-month contract

    By 1 August 2011

    T-Mobile has updated its long running Pay Monthly and Pay As You Go combo service called You Fix. It now includes automatic low PAYG mins and text reminder messages, editable allowance thresholds on My T-Mobile and text messages informing you when your...

  • Orange makes data roaming more affordable
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    Orange makes data roaming more affordable

    By 15 July 2011

    Just in time for the summer holiday season, Orange has announced new EU data roaming plans that make web browsing whilst you're travelling around a bit more affordable. Notice how we didn't say cheap. And that's because £3 for 30MB isn't exactly a fantastic...

  • Vodafone's new data tethering plan revealed
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    Vodafone's new data tethering plan revealed

    By 2 June 2011

    In response to our story a couple of weeks ago, Pocket-lint has been contacted by Vodafone, who confirms that tethering is now part of its new contract price plans, launched yesterday. That means that instead of having to pay an additional fee for a tethering-specific...

  • New Vodafone contract simplifies tethering
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    New Vodafone contract simplifies tethering

    By 18 May 2011

    Vodafone has moved to simplify it’s tariff when it comes to tethering, following O2’s announcement in March. “We've received a number of questions in the past about tethering and wanted to come back to you with an update, as there are some price...

  • 12-month mobile contracts see huge rise after EU ruling
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    12-month mobile contracts see huge rise after EU ruling

    By 10 May 2011

    Following  EU legislation contract providers are now offering more 12-month deals than seen for a very long time, which although has the up-side of greater flexibility does mean that monthly costs will be that bit higher. The EU ruling, which came into...

  • iPad 2: Three offers mighty 15GB monthly data
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    iPad 2: Three offers mighty 15GB monthly data

    By 25 March 2011

    Three has announced its price plans for the iPad 2, which it will be stocking in select stores up and down the country from 5pm today (25 March) - launch day. And the biggest surprise is that it has comfortably trumped all rivals by offering a staggering...

  • Vodafone iPad 2 prices detailed
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    Vodafone iPad 2 prices detailed

    By 24 March 2011

    iPad 2 prices are coming in thick and fast from all the UK networks now (check out the Orange and T-Mobile plan details that emerged earlier) and it's now Vodafone's turn to disclose its deals. Vodafone, like the Everything Everywhere twins, is rewarding...

  • iPad under £100 on Three contract
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    iPad under £100 on Three contract

    By 11 March 2011

    Three is on a bit of a roll at the moment when it comes to dishing out the deals, and the latest is its £100 price drop of the upfront cost its 16GB Wi-Fi and 3G iPad contract - down to £99. Coming on the back of the launch of the iPad 2, the deal will...

  • Three introduces unlimited data on PAYG
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    Three introduces unlimited data on PAYG

    By 7 March 2011

    Three has announced its all-you-can-eat data package on pay as you go, in a move which should prove popular as the data is not subject to any fair usage policies. Although better now than a few years ago, mobile companies are still guilty of using the...

  • Dell Inspiron Duo joins Three in new tablet lineup
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    Dell Inspiron Duo joins Three in new tablet lineup

    By 11 February 2011

    Tablets are rapidly growing in popularity, and the news that Three is stocking three new tablets on a contract basis will no doubt strengthen this fast paced adoption. The new Three tablet lineup consists of Commtiva N700, the Dell Inspiron Duo and the...