Pay Monthly Mobile Broadband
Pay monthly plans allows customers to get tied up with a certain mobile broadband plan. It is available as 1 month, 12, 18 and 24 months contract. These contracts offer different types of deals, bundle packages and are available for cheaper prices. It does not require any manual top-ups that have to be done from the customer’s end. Also users get benefited with wide range of services available till the contract period.
Depending upon the data usage, length of the contract and the type of modems the cost of the plans might vary. Most of the monthly contracts do not require any initial payments or purchasing of the mobile broadband modem, dongle, router, etc. Bundled packages reduce even the monthly charge of the mobile broadband service. A dedicated customer service is available 24/7 to help the users to activate or deactivate a service.
3 Mobile Broadband Pay Monthly Plans
3 Mobile offers monthly contract for 18 and 24 months with a USB modem or Mi-Fi Router. The USB modem packages are available at a minimum monthly cost of £7.50 per month and maximum up to £30 per month. The packages include a data allowance between 1GB, 5GB or 15GB plus free USB modem and free SIM card.
Mi-Fi monthly plans offer data allowance of 1GB, 3GB and 5GB at a minimum monthly cost of £7.50 per month to a maximum of £23 per month. Depending upon the package the modems are offered at £39.99 or £49.99. The modem is offered for free if it is purchase as a bundled package along with an 8GB I-pod.
All the USB modems offer a speed of 3.6Mbps, however it might increase to 7.2Mbps since 3 mobile is in the process of upgrading their network speeds. Any usage beyond the download limit will be charged at £0.10 per MB.
O2 Mobile Broadband Pay Monthly Plans
O2 mobile offers pay monthly plans for £15 and £30 with a data allowance of 3GB and 10GB respectively. The USB modem is provided free of cost for contracts of 18 and 24 months, while the 1 month contract provides the USB modem at £30. These USB modems can provide a download speed up to 3.6Mbps and it can be used outside UK at £3 per MB in Europe and £6 per MB in rest of the world. All the plans include unlimited Wi-Fi minutes across UK.
Orange Mobile Broadband Pay Monthly Plans
Orange mobile broadband monthly contract offers E1752 USB modem and limited edition 515m USB modem. The E1752 modem is offered for free with a 12 month and 18 month contract. The 515m modem is a special modem that is optimized to receive better signals and improve the speed of the connection so they are provided at a cost of £20. Data allowance can be chose between 500Mb, 1GB, 3GB and 10GB with other exclusive offers. Usage beyond the offered limit would be charged at 2p per MB. The Roaming charges would be £3 per MB for European countries and £6.46 for rest of the world.
Vodafone Mobile Broadband Pay Monthly Plans
Vodafone mobile broadband offers standard, premium and ultimate monthly plans at £15, £20 and £25 respectively. The standard package includes a free USB modem plus data allowance of 3GB, Basic PC protection and 2GB PC back up service. The premium package includes a free USB modem plus data allowance of 4GB, premium PC protection and 20GB of back up service. The ultimate package includes a free professional modem, 5GB of data usage, premium PC protection and 20GB of PC backup service. They provide only 24 months contract with the first 3 months charged less than half the original price. The download speed of the standard and premium plans are up to 7.2Mbps while the professional modem offers a speed up to 21.2Mbps.
T Mobile Broadband Pay Monthly Plans
T mobile broadband pay monthly plan offers for 18 and 24 months. They provide a data allowance of 3GB and 5GB at £15 and £30 per month. T mobile broadband USB sticks can deliver speeds up to 4.5Mbps. Also these modems have a micro SD card reader that can access memory cards up to 4GB.
Virgin Mobile Broadband Pay Monthly Plans
Virgin mobile broadband offers 18 months pay monthly plan for £10 and £15 per month. It includes a 1GB or 3GB data usage plus a free USB modem. Users can get a 20% off if the plan is a part of the bundle package along with the home broadband. Users are also eligible for a 28 day money back guarantee.
Data Usage Calculator
It might be a difficult task for some of the users to choose the plan that they require since they might not be aware of the data usage per month or some might not be sure of how to calculate the data usage. But it would not be difficult if they can use the online data calculator which is available in the official website of all the mobile broadband providers.
Advantages of Pay Monthly Mobile Broadband
There are a number of advantages in signing up for a mobile broadband monthly contract when compared to pay as you go services.
- Most of the long term contracts do not have an upfront cost or do not charge for the USB modem. It’s offered absolutely free of cost.
- Users do not have the strain to top-up the account every now and then.
- Wide variety of data allowances are offered with faster speed limits.
- Business customers and frequent travelers can stay connected even in other countries, while top up services will not be an issue.
- Bundles packages offer mobile broadband service at a lower price.
- There are a number of pay monthly plans that provide mobile broadband service for free or at much lower price for the first 3 months.
- Users can also enjoy a wide variety of premium services like PC protection, Online Backup, music downloads and 24/7 customer support.