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Microsoft's app for its own Windows 10 SIM card

Microsoft offers pay-as-you-go data SIM for Windows 10 devices

Microsoft will include its own SIM card in some Windows 10 devices, thanks to a partnership with French mobile virtual network operator (MVNO) Transatel. Customers can install an app from the Windows Store, though it does appear to be little more than a set of instructions for suitably equipped Windows 10 devices. Microsoft's …
Tim Anderson, 8 Jan 2016
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O2 roaming rates to rise by up to 140%

O2 will increase its roaming costs for making calls outside the EU by nearly 140 per cent this month. The network is set to raise the cost of making calls in the US and Canada from 90p a minute to £1.10, while increasing the charge to receive calls from 39p to 90p. Sending a text from across the pond will set punters back 40p …
Caleb Cox, 5 Nov 2012

Vodafone hikes PAYG call costs

Vodafone has left its Pay As You Go customers with a sour taste in their mouths after increasing the cost of calls by up to £1.50 a minute. From the middle of next month, Vodafone punters on the Simply price plan will be stung with a hike. Calls to any network, standard landline, or voicemail, will jump four pence to 25p per …
Caleb Cox, 29 Jun 2011

Three pushes UNLIMITED data to PAYG punters

Three today extended its unlimited - no, honest - data package to pay-as-you-go customers, who can now gobble up as much content as they like for £15 a month. Last year, the network operator introduced The One Plan, a pay-monthly eat-all-you-can data package that eclipsed the claimed-to-be-unlimited-but-not deals of its …
Caleb Cox, 7 Mar 2011

Orange salutes pub game with PAYG promo

It's all about change at UK telco Orange, which has launched a scheme to allow its Pay As You Go users top-ups from as little as ten pence a throw. Tiny Top Ups means PAYG customers can walk into any Orange store, as well as any shop that displays the Payzone sign, with a handful of pennies and boost their credit. A 10p top-up …
Caleb Cox, 17 Jan 2011
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The 99p mobile phone: What's the catch?

Carphone Warehouse started selling a mobile phone for 99p on Friday. Alcatel OT-209 mobile phone The handset is basic and ugly - an Alcatel 0T-209 - and you have to buy £10 Virgin Mobile PAYG credit. And that's it? Yes, that's it: there is no catch. It really is the cheapest PAYG on the market - about £4 less than the …
Hard Reg, 7 Nov 2010
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iPhone 4 on Pay as You Go: UK networks compared

We were struck by how bad a deal Vodafone is offering with its new PAYG plans for the iPhone 4. But it seems we are in a minority: the telco sold out of stock in less than a day of launching. We asked the company what the deal was for sim-only PAYG - and after getting the run-around from four departments, we were told to go …
Caleb Cox, 12 Aug 2010

Voda UK rings up PAYG plans for iPhone 4

UK mobile mammoth Vodafone has made the iPhone 4 available on a Pay As You Go (PAYG) basis. iPhone 4 An iPhone 4 16GB costs £480, while a 32GB one will set you back £570. You can also get the 3GS 8GB for £385. Tied into the Vodafone network for 12 months, the pre-pay devices cost £20-£30 less than an unlocked version …
Caleb Cox, 10 Aug 2010
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O2 offers Pay & Go BlackBerry basket

Midsummer BlackBerry picking time and O2 has its finger in the pie, with a range of RIM's smartphones on Pay & Go in the offing. BlackBerry Pearl 3G, available in black or purple exclusively for O2 at £250 BlackBerry Curve 8520, also comes in black or purple at £150 BlackBerry Pearl 3G BlackBerry Curve 8900 at £280 …
Caleb Cox, 9 Aug 2010

T-Mobile intros 'Pay Once' BlackBerry deal

T-Mobile has launched a quirky pay-as-you-go (PAYG) deal to help customers searching for their first BlackBerry buy one for a one-off fee. BlackBerry_Pearl_8110_silver_01 The BlackBerry Pearl 8110, available for a 'Pay Once' fee The “Pay Once” deal only applies to the BlackBerry Pearl 8110, but essentially sees you able to …
James Sherwood, 23 Apr 2009

Bic punts 'disposable' pre-charged phone

Next time the missus asks you to pick-up a Bic at the newsagents, you’d be wise to clarify what she’s after. The firm's branching out from disposable razors and pens, and has launched a mobile phone. Bic_phone Bic's phone: available on Orange Bic has teamed-up with Orange France to launch the Bic Phone, which comes with a …
James Sherwood, 11 Jul 2008

AT&T prices up PAYG 3G iPhones

AT&T will sell a contract-free 8GB 3G iPhone for $599 (£301) - exactly what the first version was priced at when it went on sale a year or so ago. The 16GB model will cost $699 (£351). Subsidised, the two models will set buyers back $199 and $299, respectively, but that price comes at the cost of a two-year airtime package. …
Tony Smith, 1 Jul 2008

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