Telecom service provider 3 is the newest mobile network in United Kingdom with a fair share of 10 % mobile subscribers on its platform. 3 mobile phone network along with operating in the UK, operates in number of other nations as well like Hong Kong, Indonesia, Ireland, Italy, Sweden, Australia, Austria, and China. Hutchison Whampoa is the parent company of 3 mobiles in the UK. The company has the UK's biggest 3G mobile phone network that covered 92% the UK population in 2009. Those who uses 3 mobile services get free Skype-to-Skype calls which literally means that international 'calls' to Skype-enabled computers and phones are actually free. The company’s 2G network covers around 99% population of the UK. One who wants to use 3 mobile services can get free SIM card.
In UK the 3 mobile network has shifted their price plans from Talk and Text packages to new Essential, Ultimate and The One Plan price plans. 3 mobile network, which claims to carry 40% of the UK's mobile internet traffic is offering unlimited data plan in its bid to woo maximum number of customers. The operator has an internet plan called all-you-can-eat data where it gives freedom to its customers to use unlimited internet on their smartphones. This is such a flexible plan by the company that the users need not to get worried about the bill at the end of the month. This data plan can be availed on the SIMs of the mobile network as well. The all-you-can-eat-plan start from 15 pound a month.
Apart from this the company has launched the essential internet plan and the One Plan also. The One Plan gives customers a full satisfaction in any time any network minutes, texts, 3 to 3 calls and all-you-can-eat data. The plan gives 2000 any time any network UK minutes on mobiles and landlines, 5000 UK texts, 5000, 3 to 3 calling minutes, all-you-can-eat data allowance and free voicemail. The company has decided to beef up its network by moving to a technology called High Speed Packet Access 42.2, which can carry twice the traffic of its HSPA 21.1 network.
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