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Three UK confirm no 5G premium and unlimited plans

Today is a big day for Three in the UK as the company announced information and pricing for it’s 5G services that will be available before the end of the year.

The great news is Three confirmed there is no additional cost for 5G, all existing and new customers will have the service added without having to pay a penny more.

Best of all ,the company is continuing with their highly popular unlimited data deals which means customers have no worry how much data they are using, including unlimited tethering.

Three are the second network to offer unlimited 5G data after Vodafone announced their plans early in the month, however Vodafone offer a tiered speed setup where customers get unlimited data but capped speeds of 2Mbps on the cheapest, 10Mbps on the medium and only unrestricted on the highest priced.

Three however will offer the full speed to all customers no matter on price.

Three are proud of their spectrum holding which puts them in a great position to offer the best speeds and better service from their rivals, and with their 100Mhz block of contiguous spectrum, this will allow blazing fast speeds over 1Gbps, if not faster.

The company have launched their first 5G Ready smartphone today in the Huawei Mate 20 X 5G which has a massive 7.2 inch display and triple camera on the back.

Three also announced that the Samsung Galaxy S10 5G and Xiaomi Mi Mix 5G will be added to the range shortly ready for the switch in later in the year.

This means anyone with a 5G Ready phone can continue to enjoy a great 4G+ network now, and automatically get access to 5G with an OTA update once the network is live.

Customers also continue to get a range of great services such as GoRoam for worry free roaming in over 70 locations, and Wuntu where you get savings every week plus easyJet savings for worry free boarding.

Press Release

Three to unleash the power of 5G so everyone can use it to its full potential on the UK’s fastest 5G network

  • Three is the first network to offer 5G to all, unrestricted and at no extra cost
  • 5G available across all existing tariffs including PAYG
  • Unlimited 5G on SIM only plans start at just £20

July 26, 2019 – Three has announced that all new and existing customers will have access to 5G with no speed caps and at no extra cost on all contract, SIM only and PAYG mobile plans.

Three is giving customers all the freedom they need to use 5G whenever and however they wish without worrying about any hidden or extra costs all on the UK’s fastest 5G network.

Unlimited data is crucial for people to fully enjoy the capabilities of 5G and Three will be emphasising the benefits of unlimited plans so customers can truly make the most of it. 

Three’s superior 5G network:

Three will roll out its 5G mobile network later this year, across 25 cities, and its 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 can offer customers a ‘true’ 5G experience thanks to its 100MHz of contiguous spectrum*.

All new and existing Three customers with a 5G ready device will be able to seamlessly enjoy the benefits of 5G. Therefore any techie fans that are keen to get their hands on the latest 5G handsets ahead of network launch, will be futureproofed.

Customers can adjust their data plan as soon as 5G is available in their area. So if they wish to take advantage of unlimited data and the best 5G speeds from Three, they can.

Three has always been the network for data with its customers using 3.5x more data than anyone else.

The introduction of 5G will mean data use is set to increase by 13x in 2025**. With this in mind, Three is therefore making it really simple for customers to take advantage of all the benefits of 5G – without worrying about the amount of data they are using.

Dave Dyson, CEO at Three, said: “Three is leading the way with 5G, by providing our customers with unlimited data and the fastest speeds. Our customers will be able to enjoy and explore a full 5G experience, at the same cost as 4G.

“The forthcoming months are going to be game-changing and with our unrestricted plans, we are looking forward to unleashing the full potential of 5G to all.”

Network improvements for all:

80% of Three’s network traffic today will be covered by 5G within three years.

It’s  not just those with access to 5G that will benefit.Three has invested £2bn in its network to meet the ever-increasing customer demand for mobile data and services– no matter whether you are on 5G, 4G or 3G.

This will boost average data speeds by up to 50% and customers may already have spotted the 4G+ logo on their device.

Three’s 5G ready handsets:

For those customers wanting to get their hands on the very latest handsets ready for the roll-out they can do so with the new Huawei Mate 20 X 5G device going on sale today.

The Samsung Galaxy S10 5G and the Xiaomi Mi Mix 3 5G are soon to follow and will also launch as 5G ready on Three within the coming month.

For further information please visit www.three.co.uk

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