The MF112 Pay as You Go Mobile Broadband Starter Kit offers mobile broadband internet access capabilities in a hand-held device.
Operating the MF112 USB dongle is a breeze. All you have to do is insert the supplied SIM card into the dongle, and then plug the dongle into a USB port on your computer. Onboard software runs every time you connect the MF112, making this a totally fuss-free solution for accessing the internet.
The MF112 can also be a storage device. Just put a microSD card in, and you get a USB flash memory!
This MF112 Pay as You Go Mobile Broadband Starter Kit comes with a 1GB data allowance, this is valid for up to 30 days from activation. When this runs out, the dongle is yours to keep and you can top up your account on a pay-as-you-go basis.
£10 gets you up to 1GB of usage over a 30 day period, or for £15 you can get up to 3GB of usage over the same period, or if you need more data you can choose a £25 option which gets you up to 7GB of usage over 30 days.
What you need to know:
As with mobile phones, coverage can vary across the country, if you already have a 3 phone then you will get similar coverage with 3 mobile broadband. If you're new to 3 you can check out coverage before purchasing by sending a free text message to 885588 with the postcode (1 per request) you want to check and you'll get a reply back giving you info on your selected area.
What speeds should I realistically expect to get from my modem?
Across the UK, typical download speeds range between 1-2.8Mbps. This will vary depending on where you live and how many customers are using the service.