Tag: plans

VOXI adds unlimited video plans

I’m actually pretty impressed with the Vodafone-supported VOXI network. They offer flexible plans, phone contracts and you can get 12GB of data for just £10 per month right now. Oh, and not only that but they also make your social media usage completely data-free. Facebook, WhatsApp, Twitter, Instagram …

Talk Mobile drop some new SIM-only offers

Sitting on the Vodafone network, you can now get a SIM from MVNO Talkmobile. SIM deals are available direct through their website or you can add a phone into the mix by adding one from Fonehouse or via the Talkmobile upgrades section. Talkmobile do 30-day and 12-month SIM …

New connected laptops coming to EE

It’s certainly been a while since a network got in touch to tell us about a new laptop they’re ranging. EE are taking the Windows-powered Lenovo Yoga C640 4G laptop. It’s the first in a range of connected laptops available on EE and, if you choose one of …

More goodybag action from giffgaff

The boys at giffgaff (operating on O2 masts) have had a bit of a refresh with their £6, £8, £20 and £25 “Always On” goodybags. Whether you’re a customer / members or not, you can now get unlimited texts and calls on all goodybags plus double data on …

5G Coming to VOXI too

The “youth” network that also takes the young at heart has announced that they’ll be delivering 5G to customers right now. The operator, which runs and is owned by Vodafone, had announced that contract-free 5G plans are now available. In addition, Vodafone are to deliver 5G to their …

EE responds with unlimited 5G too

When EE launched their 5G plans we noticed that the example 5G plans were £10 more expensive than the same 4G ones. After a bit of digging, there were bigger disparities, so we had to question – why? It’s something that Three couldn’t understand either, and they announced …

Bigger, taller, faster. 5G mast plans.

Not got much signal? Well, here in the UK your signal could be hampered by a couple of problems. First is the actual geography and second is the planning obstacles. If there’s a “not spot” there’s also considerations on power, backhaul connectivity and the cost of renting the …

O2 announce 5G launch plans

The network that runs giffgaff, Sky Mobile and Tesco Mobile is to start rolling out 5G in October. As with the other 5G UK networks, they’ll be concentrating on areas that need the speed boost the most, with key areas of Belfast, Cardiff, Edinburgh, London, Slough and Leeds …

VOXI add more data to plans

New and existing VOXI customers have now had more data added to their plans. The network runs on (and is part of the) Vodafone network and they’ve boosted the £10 package from 6GB to 8GB, the £15 package has gone up from 15GB to 20GB and let’s not …

Network operators to provide end-of-contract alerts

It’s something we don’t like you guys doing. Paying too much for a phone or a mobile contract is just wrong. So, if you sign up for a contract, ensure that you move at the end of the deal, because continuing to pay is just bonkers. The reason? …

New EE Smart Plans launched. Here’s the deets!

Say hello to the new EE Smart Plans. They’re a new range of packages which are both flexible and personal. You can choose from swappable benefits, including the EE Video Pass, EE Music Pass, access to the BT Sport app and Extended roaming. Don’t know what the EE …

Tesco dishing out free gifts with Samsung smartphones

Yes, it’s getting dark early, it’s getting cold and people keep talking about Christmas. Tesco Mobile are doing a bit of a deal to keep you warm though, and – if you buy a Galaxy S8, S8+, S9, S9+ or Note 9 with them – you can grab …

O2 Refresh gets big….refresh

The big news just now comes from UK network O2. They’re making a big update to their Refresh contract offering. In case you did not know, O2 Refresh split your contract into two payments. First an airtime part which is for your talk / text / data, and …

EE announce PAYG Flex Plans

EE have today announced a new range of PAYG plans which take the stress out of topping up, whilst still being free of any contract. This means that customers get the best of both worlds. Flex Plans start at £10 a month and then go to £15, £25 …

#MWC18 – #EE confirm that they will range to Galaxy S9 and S9+

This just in and, as we watch the live stream, we’ve got prices and further details on the Samsung Galaxy S9 on EE. You can also pre-order them both right now www.ee.co.uk/thenewgalaxy. Plus, there’s some deals available. Uf you pre-order the Samsung Galaxy S9 or S9+ on a …

EE announce new monthly plans

The UK’s largest mobile network, EE, has today announced a shakeup of it’s pay monthly plans, including some new extras. Plans are now split into Essential, Max and SIM Only, and offer different benefits depending on your needs. All plans now include unlimited minutes and texts, making it …

iPhone 8 Pre-order day – The best deals we’ve found so far!

You’ve heard all about it, now you want to get yourself one. Well, today is the day to put in that pre-order, and we’re seeing deals popping up on mobile comparison sites already. Here’s a look at some of the offers we’ve spotted so far, but do let …

Don’t just upgrade. It takes seconds to get a better deal.

Fancy getting the Samsung Galaxy S8 this weekend? Perhaps you just want a better deal on your contract? Well, as we always say here at Coolsmartphone, don’t just upgrade with your current provider. That’s bonkers. Go armed. Doing a straight upgrade, just because you want the latest shiny …

Another new network, this time from Vodafone. Welcome VOXI

Yesterday we covered a new virtual network call SMARTY. This is a more simple network that offers purely SIM-only plans at competitive prices. As we found out, it is being run by, and on top of, the Three network. Now Vodafone have done something pretty similar, and both …

Honor 6X Launches on Three UK

How does £16 per month sound for your next smartphone? The Honor 6X has now arrived on Three UK and, if you’ve already seen our first impressions, you’ll know what it looks like. It comes with a dual 12+2 megapixel rear camera for wide aperture range, an 8 …

EE Launch “Roam like home”

Hmmm… A roaming service that lets you use your phone abroad for no additional fee? Just as if you were in the UK? We’ve totally never heard of that before, and it’s in no way similar to anything any other network is doing… Today EE, who got the …

Three launches the bare Essentials

Going abroad is great. Using your phone as a hotspot is great too. However, if you don’t want to use your phone on holiday and don’t often turn it into a portable WiFi hotspot, there’s no real need for you to have a chunky plan which includes these …

LIFE Mobile Spring sale

If 4G isn’t a massive “want” then you might want to take a look at LIFE Mobile. They’re an MVNO using the EE network and offer SIM only deals. There’s a UK call centre, no credit checks and right now they’re offering some discounts on their plans. You …

New EE SIM only plans go official

Remember those all new SIM only EE plans we leaked last week? Well, we said they’d launch on February 10th, and guess what, here they are. The big sell here is that the new 4G SIM-only plans now have inclusive calls and texts when you’re in the EU, …

Leak – EE SIM Only plans get an overhaul

Three have caused a right old ruckus by tweaking their plans recently and now EE are at it too. However, it looks like this change will actually be quite beneficial for some and perhaps not so much for others. We’ve got a naughty picture from an EE shop …

BT Mobile 4G Plans launched.

So it begins. The BT MVNO sitting on top of the EE network has revealed prices and more details of their offerings. It’s a sign of things to come, as the new world order seems to dictate that you absolutely must have your TV, home phone, broadband and …

O2 4G Plans revealed

Well, better late than never, O2 have taken the wraps off their 4G pricing. There’s a heavy emphasis on content once again and, ijust like Vodafone, they’ll be dishing up music and sport content to 4G customers. The new 4G tariffs, which are detailed here, include SIM-only deals …

Three simplify Pay As You Go

You’re going to hear the words “clear” and “transparent” quite a lot on the Press Release below because Three are introducing a new Pay As You Go offer. Basically put, it gives you a set cost for texts, data and calls – you only pay for what you …

Revealed – EE 4G Plans and pricing

EE have today announced their pricing for the new 4G service which is going to launch in the UK in one weeks time, on the 30th October. Some very interesting points to take away from the full press release below including some services, data pricing, roaming information and …

EE 4G pricing to be announced on Tuesday

EE, the joint merger company of T-Mobile and Orange and also the name of the new 4G brand will be announcing their 4G pricing in just a few days…. on Tuesday October 23rd via their website ee.co.uk Many customers (myself included) as well as other press have been …

Are you on the right plan?

Let’s be honest. Look at your phone. Did you get a good deal? Many people choose their phone based on a monthly budget, and want the phone for nothing up-front. For many it’s typical to pay around £36 a month for two years, but you can find yourself …

Speed. If we are getting throttled, is that a bad thing?

We’ve spoken quite a bit about speeds recently. Our recent news item surrounding possible throttling on T-Mobile data plans caused a lot of controversy. We were told shortly after that the information provided to us by various sources was incorrect. But, it got me thinking… In my article …

T-Mobile Add More Data Options

Today sees the launch of The Full Monty plan from T-Mobile here in the UK which offers 2000 Mins, Unlimited Texts and Internet from £36 a month!. However that is not the only story, before now T-Mobile offered a 500MB data bundle with their deals on the promise …

Orange Increase Contract Charges By 4.3%

In a move which will annoy a lot of people, especially those who this is relevant too, Orange have announced they are to increase monthly prices by 4.3% starting in January 2012 it has been said over at Mobile Today. ‘Unfortunately, we’ve had to re-evaluate our prices for the first time …

HTC Sensation offer – £30 p/m on a 12 month plan

Deals. We love them, that’s why we’ve got our own search tool, but today Mitesh Patel has also spotted an offer on HotUKDeals. It’s for the HTC Sensation and it’s a short 12 month contract too. For £99 up-front and £30 per month you’ll get a whacking 1GB …

Roaming prices down, Pay As You Go prices up

Roaming costs are just silly. You know it, we know it. New limits of 32p per minute for outgoing calls, 10p per minute for incoming calls and 45p per megabyte will be applied from today with a £45 limit of data consumption, provided you’re roaming within Europe (all …

Have you switched to an MVNO ?

OK, so after finding out that most of you still wear a watch we wanted to ask you another question. MVNO’s, or “Mobile virtual network operators”, piggy-back off one of the “major” networks and have been gained popularity over the last few years. Most people will be aware …

One Plan Sim, One Month Contract!!

Three have blown everyone away today with a new Sim Only price plan offering The One Plan contract on just a single one month rolling contract instead of a 12 month agreement… for the same price of just £25 a month! One Plan customers get an insane amount …