This is a discussion on 3G Costs within the iPad Carriers forums, part of the Apple iPad Discussions category; I live in UK and have a wifi/3G iPad2 and only use the 3G connection infrequently - when wifi is not available.
To get a ...
I live in UK and have a wifi/3G iPad2 and only use the 3G connection infrequently - when wifi is not available.
To get a 3G service of (say) 1 gb for a month I must pay £10 micro sim top up. That is fine, but if I don' t use my 1 gb, after a month my £10 expires. To me, this is a rip off compared to PAYG on my mobile phone which does not expire. How do the phone companies get away with this and what can iPad users do?
Update : I have found "3" sim cards on Amazon - 1gb for 1 month at £4.25 each. They are standard size and can be trimmed with a sim cutter also available from Amazon.
So, having ordered three, I am now covered for 3 months and can choose when to insert and activate.
Still think the mobile phone cos are ripping us off with 30 day expiry though!
Last edited by Norriemca; 05-25-2011 at 01:54 PM.
05-23-2011 01:45 PM
Hi, don't know if this will help but 3 in the UK do a 3 month 3gig for £20.99. For the IPad.
I use T-Mobile £20 for 6 months booster on mine & it works a treat
There is another offer they do which works out at £15 for 12 months Internet. Check out there website for details.
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Last edited by Harters; 05-23-2011 at 04:59 PM.
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