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Anonymous
(Unregistered)Wed 06-Apr-11 21:24:52
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PAYG MBB with high data caps?


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At the moment I'm using a PAYG Three MiFi and routinely paying £25 for a 7GB topup every month. It usually runs out early, and I'm starting to find 7GB extremely limiting. Can't currently get a BT line, would rather avoid a contract but I'm willing to look into one.

What are my options?
Standard User Spasch
(fountain of knowledge) Thu 07-Apr-11 10:00:55
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Three have a 1 month rolling for £15 that gives you 10GB, but it is for iPad (although you could probably get an adaptor to bring the sim up to regular size)..
Anonymous
(Unregistered)Thu 07-Apr-11 15:01:17
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Wouldn't using it outside of an iPad violate the T&Cs though?


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Standard User Spasch
(fountain of knowledge) Thu 07-Apr-11 15:05:42
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I have no idea - possible, I suppose.
Standard User biff
(experienced) Thu 07-Apr-11 22:08:15
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Its simple I think. smile

You get yourself a new PAYG Three sim, stick it in your MIFI and activate it, then you go to My 3 and you top up £15.

You then convert that £15 to a All in One 15 add on.

This add on allows unlimited data AND tethering in a phone.

It should also work in a MIFI, mine does I got a MIFI on £15 monthly rolling contract for £39.99. But I cancelled the contract and use the PAYG sim instead as I dont have to watch data use.

Failing that you could buy a cheap android phone of Ebay and use it to thether, or share wifi hotspot on if you want to be ultra safe.
Anonymous
(Unregistered)Thu 07-Apr-11 23:03:34
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Thanks for the reply, but: "Unlimited" usually means "UNLIMITED!!!!!*" "* Fair Use Policy: 1GB/Month" or somesuch. What does "unlimited" actually mean here?
Standard User BatBoy
(legend) Fri 08-Apr-11 06:36:49
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In reply to a post by Anonymous:
Wouldn't using it outside of an iPad violate the T&Cs though?
No, I just bought one from a Three shop. I said it was for a netbook and she gave me a sim adaptor to bring it up to size. I plugged it in and it just worked. Unfortunately, 3 is a bit patchy. When the coverage is there is works very well, but there's not enough coverage for me.

Orange looks better for me.



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Edited by BatBoy (Fri 08-Apr-11 06:39:18)

Standard User biff
(experienced) Fri 08-Apr-11 10:43:41
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Phone them up and get them to confirm exactly what they mean, it claims all you can eat here.

http://www.three.co.uk/Help_Support/Terms_and_Condit...

http://www.itpro.co.uk/631678/3-offers-all-you-can-e...

http://blog.three.co.uk/2011/03/07/all-you-can-eat-d...

http://blog.three.co.uk/2011/03/04/guest-post-all-yo...

Seems pretty unlimited to me, at least for the moment.

Edited by biff (Fri 08-Apr-11 10:45:51)

Anonymous
(Unregistered)Sat 09-Apr-11 20:29:18
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Is there any deal on any network that allows more than 15GB? (biff I'd rather not risk that since it's clearly designed for phones and I doubt they'd be happy for it to be used for MBB, but thanks)
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