Prepaid UK Data Sims?

Discussion in 'iPhone' started by DSchwartz88, Dec 20, 2011.

  1. DSchwartz88 macrumors 6502

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    I will be traveling to the UK very soon and have already gotten Verizon to internationally unlock my 4S. Do any UK members (or other people in my situation) know if any UK cell providers sell prepaid data only microsims? And if so, what the cost might be? I will be there for a week.

    Any help would be appreciated!
     
  2. Sirolway macrumors 6502

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    London
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    'Three', O2, & Vodafone sell PAYG sims
    Not sure about micro sims though

    I use Three, who seem to have the best deal - 1GB for £10 rolling monthly contract (you can cancel at any time). If you need more data a £5 add gives you unlimited

    Coverage is good in London HSPA & 3G but might be a bit patchy elsewhere (but still as good than I used to get on O2)

    They're the young challenger that's focussed on providing great service for smartphones

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    Oh & you should be able to walk into a store & buy the sim then & there, ready to use
     
  3. Certinfy macrumors 6502a

    Certinfy

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    Location:
    London
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    Might as well just use Giffgaff. You can order a free micro-sim from them online.

    250 Mins, Unlimited Texts, Unlimited Internet for £10 a month.

    You may not use the texts and mins but the unlimited internet is great for £10, especially as it runs on O2's network. However you can't tether.
     

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