Compare ALL SIM-Only Deals

Compare pay monthly contracts and price plans on SIM-Only mobile phones from the top UK retailers. Latest SIM-Only deals from T-Mobile, Vodafone, O2, Orange, 3 Mobile and EE. All deals brought to you in one place at SimOnlyExpert.co.uk to help you find the best price plan. Click 'Order Now' to be directed to the network operator's official site. Select correct SIM card size at checkout.

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Text
Message
Mobile
Internet
Contract
Length
Extra
Information
Monthly
Cost
 
O2 SIM-Only100
Minutes
Unlimited Texts100MB Data
3G Internet
12 Months Contract100 Minutes O2 to O2.
Best for light iPhone, BlackBerry & Smartphone data users.
£8.00
Per Month
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T-Mobile SIM-Only500
Minutes
Unlimited Texts1GB Data
3G Internet
12 Months ContractBest for heavy iPhone, BlackBerry & Smartphone data users.£11.00
Per Month
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T-Mobile SIM-Only1,000
Minutes
Unlimited Texts3GB Data
3G Internet
12 Months ContractBest for heavy iPhone, BlackBerry & Smartphone data users.£16.00
Per Month
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O2 SIM-OnlyUnlimited
Minutes
Unlimited Texts1GB Data
3G Internet
12 Months ContractBest for light iPhone, BlackBerry & Smartphone data users.£21.00
Per Month
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O2 4G SIM-OnlyUnlimited MinutesUnlimited Texts5GB Data
4G Internet
12 Months ContractYour BlackBerry, iPhone or Smartphone must be 4G ready.£31.00
Per Month
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Virgin Media SIM-Only100
Minutes
Unlimited TextsNone30 Day Rolling ContractVirgin Media SIM£5.00
Per Month
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Three Mobile SIM-Only200
Minutes
5,000
Texts
500MB Data
3G Internet
12 Months ContractBest for light iPhone & Smartphone data users.£6.90
Per Month
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Virgin Media SIM-Only150
Minutes
Unlimited Texts500MB Data
3G Internet
30 Day Rolling ContractMobile SIM£7.00
Per Month
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T-Mobile SIM-Only250
Minutes
500
Texts
500MB
3G Internet
12 Months ContractBest for light iPhone, BlackBerry & Smartphone data users.£8.00
Per Month
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Orange SIM-Only500
Minutes
500
Texts
100MB Data
3G Internet
12 Months ContractBest for light iPhone & Smartphone data users.£8.00
Per Month
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Orange SIM-Only500
Minutes
500
Texts
100MB Data
3G Internet
12 Months ContractFor BlackBerry users only.
Includes BlackBerry services & email.
£8.00
Per Month
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Vodafone SIM-Only300
Minutes
500 Texts250MB Data
3G Internet
12 Months Contract750MB WiFi included.
Best for light iPhone & Smartphone data users.
£9.00
Per Month
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Vodafone SIM-Only300
Minutes
500 Texts250MB Data
3G Internet
30 Day Rolling ContractBest for light BlackBerry data users.
BlackBerry services & email included.
£9.00
Per Month
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Three Mobile SIM-Only600
Minutes
5,000
Texts
1GB Data
3G Internet
12 Months ContractBest for heavy iPhone & Smartphone data users.£9.90
Per Month
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Three Mobile SIM-Only200
Minutes
5,000
Texts
500MB Data
3G Internet
30 Day Rolling ContractBest for light iPhone & Smartphone data users.£9.90
Per Month
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T-Mobile SIM-Only250
Minutes
500
Texts
500MB Data
3G Internet
30 Day Rolling ContractBest for light iPhone, BlackBerry & Smartphone data users.£10.00
Per Month
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Orange SIM-Only500
Minutes
500
Texts
100MB Data
3G Internet
30 Day Rolling ContractBest for light iPhone & Smartphone data users.£10.00
Per Month
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Orange SIM-Only500
Minutes
500
Texts
100MB Data
3G Internet
30 Day Rolling ContractFor BlackBerry users only.
Includes BlackBerry services & email.
£10.00
Per Month
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Virgin Media SIM-Only250
Minutes
Unlimited Texts1GB Data
3G Internet
30 Day Rolling ContractStarter SIM£10.00
Per Month
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O2 SIM-Only50
Minutes
Unlimited Texts100MB Data
3G Internet
30 Day Rolling Contract100 Minutes O2 to O2.
Best for light iPhone, BlackBerry & Smartphone data users.
£11.00
Per Month
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O2 SIM-Only300
Minutes
Unlimited Texts750MB Data
3G Internet
30 Day Rolling Contract100 Minutes O2 to O2.
Best for light iPhone, BlackBerry & Smartphone data users.
£11.00
Per Month
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Vodafone SIM-Only300
Minutes
500
Texts
250MB Data
3G Internet
30 Day Rolling Contract750MB WiFi included.
Best for light iPhone & Smartphone data users.
£11.00
Per Month
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Vodafone SIM-Only900
Minutes
Unlimited Texts500MB Data
3G Internet
30 Day Rolling Contract750MB WiFi included.
Best for light BlackBerry data users.
BlackBerry services & email included.
£11.00
Per Month
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Orange SIM-Only1,000
Minutes
Unlimited Texts250MB Data
3G Internet
12 Months ContractBest for light iPhone & Smartphone data users.£11.00
Per Month
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Orange SIM-Only1,000
Minutes
Unlimited Texts250MB Data
3G Internet
12 Months ContractFor BlackBerry users only.
Includes BlackBerry services & email.
£11.00
Per Month
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Virgin Media SIM-Only1,200
Minutes
Unlimited Texts1GB Data
3G Internet
30 Day Rolling ContractEssential SIM£12.00
Per Month
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Three Mobile SIM-Only600
Minutes
5,000
Texts
1GB Data
3G Internet
30 Day Rolling ContractBest for heavy iPhone & Smartphone data users.£12.90
Per Month
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Three Mobile SIM-Only200
Minutes
5,000
Texts
Unlimited Data
3G Internet
30 Day Rolling ContractBest for heavy iPhone & Smartphone data users.
All-you-can-eat data.
£12.90
Per Month
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T-Mobile SIM-Only500
Minutes
Unlimited Texts1GB Data
3G Internet
30 Day Rolling ContractBest for heavy iPhone, BlackBerry & Smartphone data users.£13.00
Per Month
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Vodafone SIM-Only900
Minutes
Unlimited Texts500MB Data
3G Internet
12 Months Contract750MB WiFi included.
Best for light iPhone & Smartphone data users.
£13.00
Per Month
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Vodafone SIM-Only900
Minutes
Unlimited Texts500MB Data
3G Internet
30 Day Rolling ContractBest for light BlackBerry data users.
BlackBerry services & email included.
£13.00
Per Month
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Orange SIM-Only1,000
Minutes
Unlimited Texts250MB Data
3G Internet
30 Day Rolling ContractBest for light iPhone & Smartphone data users.£13.00
Per Month
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Orange SIM-Only1,000
Minutes
Unlimited Texts250MB Data
3G Internet
30 Day Rolling ContractFor BlackBerry users only.
Includes BlackBerry services & email.
£13.00
Per Month
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Vodafone SIM-Only900
Minutes
Unlimited Texts500MB Data
3G Internet
30 Day Rolling Contract750MB WiFi included.
Best for light iPhone & Smartphone data users.
£15.00
Per Month
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Vodafone SIM-Only1,200
Minutes
Unlimited Texts750MB Data
3G Internet
30 Day Rolling Contract750MB WiFi included.
Best for light BlackBerry data users.
BlackBerry services & email included.
£15.00
Per Month
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Three Mobile SIM-Only2,000
Minutes
5,000
Texts
Unlimited Data
3G Internet
12 Months ContractBest for heavy iPhone & Smartphone data users.
All-you-can-eat data.
5000 Three-to-Three minutes.
£15.00
Per Month
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Virgin Media SIM-OnlyUnlimited
Minutes
Unlimited TextsUnlimited Data
3G Internet
30 Day Rolling ContractVIP SIM.
Unlimited Everything.
£15.00
Per Month
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O2 SIM-Only100
Minutes
Unlimited Texts250MB Data
3G Internet
30 Day Rolling Contract500 Minutes O2 to O2.
Best for light iPhone, BlackBerry & Smartphone data users.
£16.00
Per Month
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Vodafone SIM-Only1,200
Minutes
Unlimited Texts750MB Data
3G Internet
12 Months Contract750MB WiFi included.
Best for light iPhone & Smartphone data users.
£16.00
Per Month
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Vodafone SIM-Only1,200
Minutes
Unlimited Texts750MB Data
3G Internet
30 Day Rolling ContractBest for light BlackBerry data users.
BlackBerry services & email included.
750MB WiFi included.
£16.00
Per Month
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Orange SIM-Only2,000
Minutes
Unlimited Texts500MB Data
3G Internet
12 Months ContractBest for light iPhone & Smartphone data users.£16.00
Per Month
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Orange SIM-Only2,000
Minutes
Unlimited Texts500MB Data
3G Internet
12 Months ContractFor BlackBerry users only.
Includes BlackBerry services & email.
£16.00
Per Month
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O2 SIM-Only600
Minutes
Unlimited Texts750MB Data
3G Internet
12 Months Contract500 Minutes O2 to O2.
Best for light iPhone, BlackBerry & Smartphone data users.
£16.00
Per Month
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4GEE Business SIM-OnlyUnlimited MinutesUnlimited Texts1GB Data
4G Internet
12 Months ContractFree BT WiFi.
Free London Underground WiFi.
Your BlackBerry, iPhone or Smartphone must be 4G ready.
Suitable for businesses only.
£17.50
Per Month
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EE 4G SIM-OnlyUnlimited MinutesUnlimited Texts1GB Data
4G Internet
12 Months Contract4GEE SIM-Only includes:
Free BT WiFi.
Free London Underground WiFi.
Your BlackBerry, iPhone or Smartphone must be 4G ready.
£17.50
Per Month
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T-Mobile SIM-Only1,000
Minutes
Unlimited Texts3GB Data
3G Internet
30 Day Rolling ContractBest for heavy iPhone, BlackBerry & Smartphone data users.£18.00
Per Month
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Vodafone SIM-Only1,200
Minutes
Unlimited Texts750MB Data
3G Internet
30 Day Rolling Contract750MB WiFi included.
Best for light iPhone & Smartphone data users.
£18.00
Per Month
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Vodafone SIM-OnlyUnlimited MinutesUnlimited Texts1GB Data
3G Internet
30 Day Rolling Contract750MB WiFi included.
Best for heavy BlackBerry data users.
BlackBerry services & email included.
£18.00
Per Month
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Orange SIM-Only2,000
Minutes
Unlimited Texts500MB Data
3G Internet
30 Day Rolling ContractBest for light iPhone & Smartphone data users.£18.00
Per Month
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Orange SIM-Only2,000
Minutes
Unlimited Texts500MB Data
3G Internet
30 Day Rolling ContractFor BlackBerry users only.
Includes BlackBerry services & email.
£18.00
Per Month
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Three Mobile SIM-Only2,000
Minutes
5,000
Texts
Unlimited Data
3G Internet
30 Day Rolling ContractBest for heavy iPhone & Smartphone data users.
All-you-can-eat data.
5000 Three-to-Three minutes.
£18.00
Per Month
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T-Mobile SIM-Only2,000
Minutes
Unlimited TextsUnlimited Data
3G Internet
12 Months ContractT-Mobile Full Monty.
Free WiFi.
Best for heavy iPhone, BlackBerry & Smartphone data users.
£21.00
Per Month
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O2 SIM-Only300
Minutes
Unlimited Texts500MB Data
3G Internet
30 Day Rolling Contract500 Minutes O2 to O2.
Best for light iPhone, BlackBerry & Smartphone data users.
£21.00
Per Month
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Vodafone SIM-OnlyUnlimited MinutesUnlimited Texts1GB Data
3G Internet
12 Months ContractBest for heavy iPhone & Smartphone data users.£21.00
Per Month
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Vodafone SIM-OnlyUnlimited MinutesUnlimited Texts1GB Data
3G Internet
30 Day Rolling ContractBest for heavy BlackBerry data users.
BlackBerry services & email included.
750MB WiFi included.
£21.00
Per Month
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Orange SIM-OnlyUnlimited MinutesUnlimited Texts1GB Data
3G Internet
12 Months ContractBest for heavy iPhone & Smartphone data users.£21.00
Per Month
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Orange SIM-OnlyUnlimited MinutesUnlimited Texts1GB Data
3G Internet
12 Months ContractFor BlackBerry users only.
Includes BlackBerry services & email.
£21.00
Per Month
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O2 SIM-OnlyUnlimited MinutesUnlimited Texts1GB Data
3G Internet
12 Months ContractBest for heavy iPhone, BlackBerry & Smartphone data users.£21.00
Per Month
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O2 Business SIM-OnlyUnlimited MinutesUnlimited Texts1GB Data
4G Internet
12 Months ContractOptional add-on package at checkout for international calls.
Your BlackBerry, iPhone or Smartphone must be 4G ready.
For businesses only.
£21.67
Per Month
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Vodafone Business SIM-OnlyUnlimited MinutesUnlimited Texts2GB Data
4G Internet
12 Months Contract750MB free WiFi.
Your BlackBerry, iPhone or Smartphone must be 4G ready.
Suitable for businesses only.
£21.67
Per Month
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4GEE Business SIM-OnlyUnlimited MinutesUnlimited Texts4GB Data
4G Internet
12 Months ContractFree BT WiFi.
Free London Underground WiFi.
Your BlackBerry, iPhone or Smartphone must be 4G ready.
Suitable for businesses only.
£22.50
Per Month
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EE 4G SIM-OnlyUnlimited MinutesUnlimited Texts4GB Data
4G Internet
12 Months Contract4GEE SIM-Only includes:
Free BT WiFi.
Free London Underground WiFi.
Your BlackBerry, iPhone or Smartphone must be 4G ready.
£22.50
Per Month
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T-Mobile SIM-Only2,000
Minutes
Unlimited TextsUnlimited Data
3G Internet
30 Day Rolling ContractT-Mobile Full Monty.
Free London Underground WiFi.
Best for heavy iPhone, BlackBerry & Smartphone data users.
£23.00
Per Month
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Vodafone SIM-OnlyUnlimited MinutesUnlimited Texts1GB Data
3G Internet
30 Day Rolling Contract750MB WiFi included.
Best for heavy iPhone & Smartphone data users.
£23.00
Per Month
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Vodafone SIM-OnlyUnlimited MinutesUnlimited Texts2GB Data
3G Internet
30 Day Rolling Contract750MB WiFi included.
Best for heavy BlackBerry data users.
BlackBerry services & email included.
£23.00
Per Month
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Orange SIM-OnlyUnlimited MinutesUnlimited Texts1GB Data
3G Internet
30 Day Rolling ContractBest for heavy iPhone & Smartphone data users.£23.00
Per Month
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Orange SIM-OnlyUnlimited MinutesUnlimited Texts1GB Data
3G Internet
30 Day Rolling ContractFor BlackBerry users only.
Includes BlackBerry services & email.
£23.00
Per Month
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O2 SIM-OnlyUnlimited MinutesUnlimited Texts2GB Data
3G Internet
12 Months ContractBest for heavy iPhone, BlackBerry & Smartphone data users.£24.00
Per Month
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Vodafone Business SIM-OnlyUnlimited MinutesUnlimited Texts4GB Data
3G Internet
12 Months Contract750MB free WiFi.
Suitable for businesses only.
£25.83
Per Month
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Vodafone Business SIM-OnlyUnlimited MinutesUnlimited Texts4GB Data
4G Internet
12 Months Contract750MB free WiFi.
Your BlackBerry, iPhone or Smartphone must be 4G ready.
Suitable for businesses only.
£25.83
Per Month
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O2 Business SIM-OnlyUnlimited MinutesUnlimited Texts5GB Data
4G Internet
12 Months ContractOptional add-on package at checkout for international calls.
Includes a promotional 2GB of data.
Your BlackBerry, iPhone or Smartphone must be 4G ready.
Suitable for businesses only.
£25.84
Per Month
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T-Mobile SIM-OnlyUnlimited MinutesUnlimited TextsUnlimited Data
3G Internet
12 Months ContractT-Mobile Full Monty.
Free London Underground WiFi.
Best for heavy iPhone, BlackBerry & Smartphone data users.
£26.00
Per Month
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O2 SIM-Only600
Minutes
Unlimited Texts750MB Data
3G Internet
30 Day Rolling Contract500 Minutes O2 to O2.
Best for light iPhone, BlackBerry & Smartphone data users.
£26.00
Per Month
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Vodafone SIM-OnlyUnlimited MinutesUnlimited Texts2GB Data
3G Internet
12 Months ContractBest for heavy iPhone & Smartphone data users.£26.00
Per Month
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Vodafone SIM-OnlyUnlimited MinutesUnlimited Texts2GB Data
3G Internet
30 Day Rolling ContractBest for heavy BlackBerry data users.
BlackBerry services & email included.
750MB WiFi included.
£26.00
Per Month
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Orange SIM-OnlyUnlimited MinutesUnlimited Texts3GB Data
3G Internet
12 Months ContractBest for heavy iPhone & Smartphone data users.£26.00
Per Month
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Orange SIM-OnlyUnlimited MinutesUnlimited Texts3GB Data
3G Internet
12 Months ContractFor BlackBerry users only.
Includes BlackBerry services & email.
£26.00
Per Month
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Vodafone 4G SIM-OnlyUnlimited MinutesUnlimited Texts2GB Data
4G Internet
12 Months ContractFree Spotify Premium for 6 months.
Free Sky Sports Mobile for 6 months.
Your BlackBerry, iPhone or Smartphone must be 4G ready.
£26.00
Per Month
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O2 4G SIM-OnlyUnlimited MinutesUnlimited Texts1GB Data
4G Internet
12 Months ContractYour BlackBerry, iPhone or Smartphone must be 4G ready.£26.00
Per Month
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4GEE Business SIM-OnlyUnlimited MinutesUnlimited Texts8GB Data
4G Internet
12 Months ContractFree BT WiFi.
Free London Underground WiFi.
Your BlackBerry, iPhone or Smartphone must be 4G ready.
Suitable for businesses only.
£27.50
Per Month
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EE 4G SIM-OnlyUnlimited MinutesUnlimited Texts16GB Data
4G Internet
12 Months Contract4GEE SIM-Only includes:
Free BT WiFi.
Free London Underground WiFi.
Your BlackBerry, iPhone or Smartphone must be 4G ready.
£27.50
Per Month
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T-Mobile SIM-OnlyUnlimited MinutesUnlimited TextsUnlimited Data
3G Internet
30 Day Rolling ContractT-Mobile Full Monty.
Free London Underground WiFi.
Best for heavy iPhone, BlackBerry & Smartphone data users.
£28.00
Per Month
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Vodafone SIM-OnlyUnlimited MinutesUnlimited Texts2GB Data
3G Internet
30 Day Rolling Contract750MB WiFi included.
Best for heavy iPhone & Smartphone data users.
£28.00
Per Month
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Orange SIM-OnlyUnlimited MinutesUnlimited Texts3GB Data
3G Internet
30 Day Rolling ContractBest for heavy iPhone & Smartphone data users.£28.00
Per Month
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Orange SIM-OnlyUnlimited MinutesUnlimited Texts3GB Data
3G Internet
30 Day Rolling ContractFor BlackBerry users only.
Includes BlackBerry services & email.
£28.00
Per Month
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EE 4G SIM-OnlyUnlimited MinutesUnlimited Texts8GB Data
4G Internet
12 Months Contract4GEE SIM-Only includes:
Free BT WiFi.
Free London Underground WiFi.
Your BlackBerry, iPhone or Smartphone must be 4G ready.
£28.00
Per Month
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O2 Business SIM-OnlyUnlimited MinutesUnlimited Texts8GB Data
4G Internet
12 Months ContractOptional add-on package at checkout for international calls.
Includes a promotional 3GB of data.
Your BlackBerry, iPhone or Smartphone must be 4G ready.
Suitable for businesses only.
£30.00
Per Month
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Vodafone Business SIM-OnlyUnlimited MinutesUnlimited Texts8GB Data
4G Internet
12 Months Contract750MB free WiFi.
Your BlackBerry, iPhone or Smartphone must be 4G ready.
Suitable for businesses only.
£30.00
Per Month
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O2 SIM-OnlyUnlimited MinutesUnlimited Texts1GB Data
3G Internet
30 Day Rolling ContractBest for heavy iPhone, BlackBerry & Smartphone data users.£31.00
Per Month
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Vodafone SIM-OnlyUnlimited MinutesUnlimited Texts4GB Data
3G Internet
12 Months ContractBest for heavy iPhone & Smartphone data users.£31.00
Per Month
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Vodafone SIM-OnlyUnlimited MinutesUnlimited Texts4GB Data
3G Internet
30 Day Rolling Contract750MB WiFi included.
Best for heavy BlackBerry data users.
BlackBerry services & email included.
£31.00
Per Month
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Vodafone SIM-Only300
Minutes
500
Texts
250MB Data
3G Internet
30 Day Rolling Contract750MB WiFi included.
Best for light BlackBerry data users.
BlackBerry services & email included.
£31.00
Per Month
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O2 4G SIM-OnlyUnlimited MinutesUnlimited Texts5GB Data
4G Internet
12 Months ContractYour BlackBerry, iPhone or Smartphone must be 4G ready.£31.00
Per Month
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Vodafone 4G SIM-OnlyUnlimited MinutesUnlimited Texts4GB Data
4G Internet
12 Months ContractFree Spotify Premium for 6 months.
Free Sky Sports Mobile for 6 months.
Your BlackBerry, iPhone or Smartphone must be 4G ready.
£31.00
Per Month
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O2 SIM-OnlyUnlimited MinutesUnlimited Texts500MB Data
3G Internet
30 Day Rolling ContractBest for heavy iPhone, BlackBerry & Smartphone data users.£32.00
Per Month
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O2 4G SIM-OnlyUnlimited MinutesUnlimited Texts8GB Data
4G Internet
12 Months ContractYour BlackBerry, iPhone or Smartphone must be 4G ready.£36.00
Per Month
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Vodafone 4G SIM-OnlyUnlimited MinutesUnlimited Texts8GB Data
4G Internet
12 Months ContractFree Spotify Premium for 6 months.
Free Sky Sports Mobile for 6 months.
Your BlackBerry, iPhone or Smartphone must be 4G ready.
£36.00
Per Month
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4GEE Business SIM-OnlyUnlimited MinutesUnlimited Texts16GB Data
4G Internet
12 Months ContractFree BT WiFi.
Free London Underground WiFi.
Your BlackBerry, iPhone or Smartphone must be 4G ready.
Suitable for businesses only.
£37.50
Per Month
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EE 4G SIM-OnlyUnlimited MinutesUnlimited Texts32GB Data
4G Internet
12 Months Contract4GEE SIM-Only includes:
Free BT WiFi.
Free London Underground WiFi.
Your BlackBerry, iPhone or Smartphone must be 4G ready.
£37.50
Per Month
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4GEE Business SIM-OnlyUnlimited MinutesUnlimited Texts32GB Data
4G Internet
12 Months ContractFree BT WiFi.
Free London Underground WiFi.
Your BlackBerry, iPhone or Smartphone must be 4G ready.
Suitable for businesses only.
£47.50
Per Month
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Introducing SIM-Only

If you didn’t know about it already, you might want to think about the advantages of SIM-Only price plans – which are generally available as either monthly or annual packages. So what exactly are these plans?

Just as the name suggests, they involve your buying just the SIM card that allows your mobile to communicate with the rest of the world, rather than both a phone and a SIM card combined.

The separation of sales of SIM cards from phones is relatively recent. In the past, of course, mobile network providers tried hard to convince their customers of the benefits of also buying a new mobile phone from them whenever you were looking to connect to their network.

In time, of course, those same customers came to realise that there was no reason at all why the purchase the communications chip – the SIM card – also meant the purchase of a mobile phone from the same supplier.

Indeed, given the relatively high cost of mobile telephones compared with the affordability of the SIM card there became an inevitable market in the sale and purchase of SIM-Only mobile deals.

SIM Selection Benefits of SIM-Only Comparison

The huge expansion in the availability of SIM-Only agreements, and the competition it promoted, is of course to the general benefit of customers. What may have become more difficult, however, is making the comparison between competing products in order to find the best deal for you.

Naturally, it makes sense to do your homework and try to evaluate all the options available before you buy. This is true of even the relatively short-term, one-month contracts you may be offered, but obviously a lot more important if you are thinking of committing to a 12-month or even longer agreement. Comparing the huge range of deals currently available may prove a quite daunting task, especially since you are likely to be weighing up a range of different variables, such as:

  • The price – including the relative economy you may be able to make by agreeing to a longer-term rather than monthly contract
  • The number of minutes of calls you are allowed
  • The number of text messages you may send
  • The amount of data you may download or send via the internet.

Mobile Network Provider

Taking into account your particular combination of needs and the price you can afford, comparisons of the different deals of offer might be something of a headache.

Fortunately, therefore, there are comparison websites that can help to do the job for you, comparing a vast range of packages, across all the available networks, at the simple click of a button. You can even narrow down the comparisons made by choosing to filter any results according to your chosen criteria.

Such an evaluation can help you to save money by finding the best options to suit your needs and requirements. The choice is up to you, of course, but might reveal some attractive options.

If you want just a basic service, for example, for only £8 a month T-Mobile can give you 250 minutes of calls, 500 texts and 500MMB of data if you agree to a 12-month contract.

If cost is no object and you are an especially heavy user of your mobile – or if you want to avoid the inconvenience of any limitation on its use – you could opt for T-Mobile’s annual contract at £26 a month and enjoy unlimited calls, unlimited texts and unlimited data!