It’s a brave new world for UK network, Three. They’ve gone from having the smallest amount of spectrum to the most thanks to their plentiful 5G allowance. It means that they can deliver “true 5G” thanks to 100MHz of contiguous spectrum. This will, according to the network, support ultrafast speeds and a better customer experience.
Today marks the switch-on of their 5G service in London with 5G home broadband available today too. Buy this and you’ll receive a free “plug and play” with optional same-day delivery if you want it immediately.
How mich? Well, Three are only charging £35 per month for “truly unlimited data” in the home. That, I have to say, is really going to shake up the traditional fixed-line broadband that people tend to look to for home broadband.
If you’re in London, head to the Three store at 297 Oxford Street and you can get a glimpse of the “Living Room of the Future” via a clever 5G-powered mixed reality experience.
Get the full details in the press release below or go to the Three home broadband pages to check your postcode area. If you can’t get 5G just yet they’re also offering 4G broadband from £22 per month. No phone line needed.
For me it’s not London that’s the exciting bit – most of our capital city has really good connectivity. Instead, I believe that this new Three Home 5G will properly benefit those relying on similarly-priced ADSL or FTTC connections where upload speeds aren’t too great.
Three will have 5G mobile and broadband available by the end of the year in Birmingham, Bolton, Bradford, Brighton, Bristol, Cardiff, Coventry, Derby, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Hull, Leeds, Leicester, Liverpool, Manchester, Middlesbrough, Milton Keynes, Nottingham, Reading, Rotherham, Sheffield, Slough, Sunderland and Wolverhampton too.
Three switches on 5G today: 5G is in the house
One single 5G home broadband plan with truly unlimited data for £35 per month
No landline, no fibre and no engineer required
Three showcases 5G through 5G fuelled living room of the future alongside designer Henry Holland
Maidenhead, UK. Monday, August 19, 2019: Today Three switches on its 5G service, the first stage in building the UK’s fastest 5G network. Set to revolutionise people’s homes, the introduction of Three’s new, high speed 5G Broadband in London means customers can simply order a 5G ‘plug and play’ hub with optional same day* delivery, to immediately transform their connected home experience.
With one single 5G plan at £35 per month for truly unlimited data in the home, the 5G service will shake up the broadband market entirely. 5G will mean customers can cancel their landline and instantly access fibre-like, ultrafast speeds compared to what the average UK customer currently obtains using traditional, fixed broadband services.
The 5G ’plug and play’ hub means no digging up roads or lengthy waits for an engineer to set up a landline connection either. Customers can simply plug in the device and away they go – instant access to superfast streaming and connection in the home. So streaming multiple 4K football games or movies, playing the latest online games, or just staying in touch through clear, uninterrupted video calls is a breeze. Three’s 5G Broadband keeps you connected.
Also, if you move house you can literally unplug it and take it with you**. So putting up with slow connections, stuttering pictures and lingering loading bars are now a thing of the past.
Three 5G Broadband tariff details:
One single 5G plan with truly unlimited data, £35 per month
12 month contract
Same day delivery for £20, next day delivery free
Dave Dyson, CEO at Three, said: “Three’s 5G is going to revolutionise the home broadband experience. No more paying for landline rental, no more waiting for engineers, and even a same day delivery option. It really is the straightforward plug and play broadband that customers have been waiting for.
“We’ve taken a simple approach with one single truly unlimited data plan to give customers the opportunity to fully explore 5G and all its exciting possibilities. The ease and immediacy of it all means home broadband using 5G is going to be key to the future of the connected home.”
Clifford Harris from Kings Cross, London, is one of the first to have signed up to Three’s new 5G Broadband service after being part of the initial customer trial. He said: “I was lucky enough to be part of the initial trial and I was blown away with the results. I was able to send very large files and work from home with ease as if I was in the office. It meant I could work really efficiently and rather than having to upload documents overnight, I could actually just go and make a cup of tea.”
Recently, Three announced that it will be rolling out 5G across 25 cities in the UK by the end of the year and that all of its 10 million customers will have access to 5G at no extra cost. Customers will be able to access 5G once they have a compatible handset and in a 5G area, and coverage will continue to expand throughout 2020 and beyond.
Three‘s customers will benefit from the vast 5G capacity, reliability and speeds that only Three has access to, due to the amount of spectrum (airwaves) it owns. Three is the only UK network that has 100MHz of contiguous spectrum that supports ultrafast speeds and enables a better customer experience of the power and potential of 5G.
To celebrate the launch of Three’s 5G Broadband, designer Henry Holland and Director of Immersive Experiences Connie Harrison have combined forces to create the ‘Living Room of the Future’. An immersive mixed reality experience delivered via Magic Leap augmented reality technology fuelled by 5G that is available to see at Three’s flagship store at 297 Oxford Street, until November 2019.
To be one of the first to get Three’s 5G Broadband in your home, visithttp://three.co.uk/store/broadband/home-broadband
to check your postcode area is live and purchase online or in-store.