Not sure if this is going to go red hot or freezing cold - its a £5 monthly contract with 50 txts and 50 minutes per month. Minutes and txts do not rollover (as with most contracts). The bad news? 36 month contract. You are eligible for a new phone after 18 months though.....
*edit actually £4.89 p/m with the VAT reduction
The free phone is a Nokia 2323 or you can put some money towards a better one
Possible £50 quidco (according to the quidco website) - however as its a cheap contract not sure whether they will honour it
I'm seriously considering this as its the cheapest monthly tarif yet. I use about £3-4 a month and that gets me 30-40txts, so it basically offers me the chance to use my phone for 50 minutes talk time a month for £1 and send a couple more txts. I'm put off by the length of the contract and I assume the nokia 2323 is VERY basic?? the quidco could persuade me if it tracks - it basically pays the first years fees
Also qualifies you for Orange Wednesday's - BOGOF at the cinema (but you can do thiat cheaper by just getting a (free) sim
Orange today announces that it is extending its Pay Monthly (PAYM) range to include a £5 tariff, the lowest contract price point on the market, alongside new £10 and £15 monthly plans. Available from 1st June 2009, these 36 month great value plans provide customers with two handsets one when they signup and another after 18 months. Orange will also introduce 18 month SIM Only contracts for the first time which provide customers with more inclusive minutes and text messages offering better value than ever before.
Neil Macgeorge, Director of Pay Monthly, Orange UK said: In the current economic climate, the demand for both low-cost monthly plans which include a phone and SIM only deals has materially increased. These new 36 month phone plans starting at £5 will provide light users with more choice since currently their only option is a pay as you go package. They are ideal for people who dont want to go through a top up process, are happy to commit to a contract, want the security of knowing that they wont run out of credit and who want a phone included in the package. Some customers worry about handsets wearing out so the mid term replacement means they neednt be concerned. We think that this is just the sort of innovative approach to meeting changing customers needs during this time."