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    Mobile Internet - current options available?

    I have a 3G USB dongle but no SIM . I'm travelling alot with work out the moment and wondered what is the best Mobile Internet option on the market? I'm just wanting low to medium useage for updates whilst on the move.

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    someone I work with has been going on about http://giffgaff.com/ recently

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    Quote Originally Posted by ElKeeed View Post
    someone I work with has been going on about http://giffgaff.com/ recently
    Thanks bud. I'll look into it! :)
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    Oh look O2 with another name!

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    Yup except O2's 10 a month is limited to 500MB fair use whereas giffgaff has no limit. Threepay's truely unlimited bundle is 15 a month. Tmobile and vodafone are both capped to 500Mb as well now.

    Its only not a good deal in comparison with O2 if you are on an old O2 contract where the data has no fair use limit.
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    looks great
    but your not allowed to tether and i would think that dongles would be classed as teathering
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    been doing some research http://community.giffgaff.com/t5/Joi...t/false#M22759

    and its been said that it probably would work in a dongle but you have to keep your usage low so in other words its not unlimited but it might be cheaper at only 10 quid a month
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    I use this in my Galaxy Tab.....and have never used half of it any month yet

    Just a fiver a month for 2Gb.

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    Does that work in 2G areas though?

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    Quote Originally Posted by wizz View Post
    I use this in my Galaxy Tab.....and have never used half of it any month yet

    Just a fiver a month for 2Gb.

    http://threestore.three.co.uk/dealsu...rcode=1SO0D011
    I think thats the one I use except mine is PAYG...

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    Quote Originally Posted by ElKeeed View Post
    Does that work in 2G areas though?
    I'm not sure, but what I can say is that since I started using it, I have never been without a signal/internet access.
    3 have really improved their coverage since I last had a 3 dongle and a 10 a month PAYG sim.
    To be fair to 3, I bought this originally as a 1Gb deal, but got 2Gb right from the start, even though they were still quoting 1Gb for ages after I got it .

    Quote Originally Posted by Chris Lamb View Post
    I think thats the one I use except mine is PAYG...
    Well it's a 30 day contract, which can be cancelled at a months notice......so as far as I'm concerned, it's as good as PAYG, if not better, because you don't have the bother of remembering to top it up each month........
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