Three UK unveil monthly plans bringing free 0800 calls and more

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Three UK has made several changes to their range of monthly plans. At the top of the list it will be free to call 0800, 0808 and 0500 numbers from your smartphone , when you sign up for 24 months.

They have also cut the cost of dialling 084* and 087* numbers to 5 pence per minute.

Richard Lloyd, Which? executive director said:

“People are confused about the cost of calling 0800 numbers from mobiles, so we welcome Three making these calls free for new contract customers. We are also pleased to see cheaper calls to 084 and 087 numbers and Three’s commitment to not raising prices on fixed contracts. We call on other providers to follow its lead.”

Those aren’t the only changes Three are making either. You can now using tethering on all Pay Monthly plans. Previously, you could only tether if you were on The One Plan. All new customers signing up for a pay monthly contract over 24 months can use their data allowance for tethering. The downside is that if you are on an All-You-Can-Eat Plan, you will have a 2GB cap on tethering. Three will now be calling the tethering plan your Personal Hotspot. This doesn’t affect you if you’re an existing customer though.

One other change is that Three is making their unlocking service totally free.[signoff predefined=”Enjoy this?” icon=”icon-users”][/signoff]


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