Vodafone iPad deals allow you to get online with your wonder device and download videos, songs and e-books wherever you are. They also offer generous usage limits so you’ll really be able make the most of owning an iPad and won't have to worry about exceeding your download limit.
Why choose Vodafone iPad deals?
Vodafone isn’t the only mobile broadband provider offering iPad deals. Pay as you go and pay monthly alternatives are available from O2, Three, T-Mobile and Orange.
Vodafone iPad deals stand out for being very competitively priced. And with a range of pay monthly Vodafone iPad deals to choose from, there’s a good chance that you’ll be able to find a plan that’s apt for your needs.
Vodafone’s appeal as an iPad mobile broadband provider is enhanced further by the fact that it has won a number of awards - among them is the ISPA award for the best service. Improvements to Vodafone’s network, including the installation of masts, are ongoing as it looks to improve coverage across the UK.
Vodafone iPad deals
Vodafone offers some competitive tariffs that bundle an iPad with a monthly usage allowance and a microSIM card. These operate much the same way as broadband laptop offers, with the cost of the device spread out of over the duration of the contract.
Vodafone iPad microSIM deals explained
All Vodafone iPad deals come with a free microSIM card. This is inserted in the iPad and is about half the size of a standard SIM. A microSIM is a prerequisite for using mobile broadband with an iPad.
A 'microSIM iPad deal', however, refers to offers that only include the SIM card itself and not the device.
Vodafone's offers a range of these, all of which operate on a rolling contract basis:
Light web users are likely to be drawn to the £3 per month deal for 0.250GB.
Intermediate web users are catered for by Vodafone’s offer of 0.5GB of data for a monthly payment of £7.50.
Those who download content extensively and play games online can be categorised as heavy users. If you fall into this category, you're likely to require the top of the range Vodafone iPad deal, which features a price point of £15 per month and entitles takers to 2GB of usage.
Vodafone iPad deals and rolling contracts
All three Vodafone pay monthly deals operate on rolling contract basis. This means that if customers do not cancel their contract, it will automatically be renewed for another month. However, a rolling contract Vodafone iPad deal also means that you’ll be able to cancel at any time you like and not incur a charge.
What kind of speed do you get with a Vodafone iPad deal?
Although iPads use microSIMs rather than dongles to get online, they still use the same network technology. This means that Vodafone iPad deals provide a broadband connection speed of up to 7.2Mb.
Will Vodafone iPad deals get me online with Wi-Fi iPads?
Unfortunately only iPad models that are 3.5G enabled can make use of the 3G connectivity provided by the Vodafone iPad deals.
However, Wi-Fi iPad owners can still use their iPad to surf the web when they are in the vicinity of a wireless hotspot, frequently found in cafes and public places, or if they are in their home and have a wireless broadband router.
Can I use my Vodafone microSIM for other devices?
The microSIMs used by iPads are a brand new technology and are currently solely compatible with Apple’s devices. You will not be able to use it in a dongle with a laptop or any other mobile broadband enabled device.