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Three 4G Mobile Broadband 1GB
The ZTE MF823 4G dongle lets you connect to the mobile internet whenever you want.CHEAPEST 4G contract available!
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Mobile broadband is a fantastically convenient way to access the internet and fierce competition for your business means providers are offering some amazingly cheap mobile broadband deals.
As the name suggests, a 'mobile broadband' connection allows you to access the internet on the move. With a mobile broadband USB stick or dongle, you can get online on your laptop wherever there is mobile phone coverage.
The mobile broadband dongle, or USB modem, has made cheap UK mobile broadband a reality. Dongles plug into any USB capable device, such as a laptop or netbook, and with little or no installation you can access the internet over 3G . Opt for a costlier 4G mobile broadband connection and you'll be able to surf the web even faster.
Cheap mobile broadband deals are now just as good value as cheap home broadband deals, with packages starting from around £5 per month. Cheap mobile broadband deals on contracts also include a free USB modem stick and a monthly download data allowance.
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The flexibility of mobile broadband combined with the number of competitive deals on offer in the UK means there has never been a better time to get cheap mobile broadband and save lots of money.
Cheap mobile broadband packages will appeal to everyone from people who are just getting started with mobile broadband to students living in shared houses who are trying to keep tabs on their bills.
There are even some cheap mobile broadband packages designed specially for [students] broadband](/broadband/compare/student_broadband/ "Student Broadband") users, with providers often offering a discount if you provide your NUS number when you sign up.
Cheap mobile broadband can also be handy for professionals on the move and is popular in the business world. If you run your own business and already have a great business broadband deal, a cheap mobile broadband package could be the perfect supplement without breaking the bank. With a cheap mobile broadband deal, you can access your emails, diaries, accounts and databases from your laptop anywhere there is mobile phone coverage.
Choosing a cheap mobile broadband deal not only means that you get great value for money and download allowance. You also save money by not having to pay rental on a landline. This is particularly handy if you live in temporary or short-term accommodation and want to save money on landline installation fees.
Mobile broadband providers are mobile phone network operators. These companies have capitalised on their experience in mobile communication to provide reliable, high quality and great value mobile broadband connections. Using 3G or 4G technology, mobile phone networks can provide mobile broadband through their networks so that broadband speed internet is available wherever there is a mobile phone signal.
Three offers a large range of cheap mobile broadband packages, with mobile broadband dongles and USB sticks to suit everyone. Choose Three and you'll get speeds of up to 21Mbps even on the cheapest mobile broadband deal.
Three's cheapest mobile broadband package - Mobile Broadband Lite is a popular deal with a 1Gb download allowance. Better still, you can sign up for less than £8 per month.
Alternatively, Three customers can opt for a MiFi unit which provides a wireless broadband connection. For just over £10 per month, you can get 1GB of usage and a broadband connection that can be used by multiple users simultaneously.
Need pay as you go? Three offers a huge range of contract-free dongle deals too, which let you top up with usage just as you would with a mobile phone.
Offering speeds of up to 7.2Mbps, Vodafone's mobile broadband service is super-fast. And with pricing starting at just £8.51 per month, it's super-cheap, too. Vodafone pay as go mobile broadband is on offer too, if you really want to keep your outgoings down.
O2's cheapest mobile broadband deal features a state of the art dongle, speeds of up to 21Mbps and excellent support and service - all of which makes its deals worth some serious consideration. Choose its one-month rolling contract option and you get 1GB of usage for a shade over £10, or pay as you go and only pay for what you need.
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EE's mobile broadband offering differs from the competition because it uses a cutting-edge 4G network. That means that you can expect a faster service, which EE claims is up to five times the average speed of 3G. However, as you might expect this is a costlier service, so might not suit consumers who prioritise price over other considerations.
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