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    Mobile phone contracts....... whatcha got???....... whats the deal??? ..... Monthly spend???

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    Just sorted a new contract today for the missus (I pay all bills) at a rather bargain price today and it dawned on me there's a fair monthly bill despite several absolutely outstanding deals negotiated.

    (Mine are shown below!)

    Whats your deal / phone and spend


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    Original Poster Banned

    Me

    Vodafone 500 mins 500 txt 500mb £20 Free Samsung Galaxy S 18 months

    T-Mobile 300 mins Unlimited land line 1gb internet £7.50 HUKD offer with free Samsung Portal phone (but used with iPhone) 24 months

    Three 5gb internet £8.00 Free Mifi 18 months

    Missus
    Three 600 mins 3000 txt 1gb internet £5 Sim Only 12 months (Hopefully with £80 cashback too!)

    Nipper 1
    T-Mobile 300 mins Unlimited land line 1gb internet £7.50 HUKD offer with free Samsung Portal phone 24 months

    Nipper 2
    Three 500 mins 3000 txt 3000 Three to Three 2gb internet £5 Sim Only 24 months

    Banned

    Too much dodgy Samsung ITT already. Are you a closet Chelsea supporter Guv?

    Tesco - £10p/m 500 mins, unlimited texts, 500mb internet. 30 day rolling contract.

    Does me fine.

    £31.50 (supposed to be £45 but I get o2 staff discount despite not ever working there in my life)
    1200 mins
    500 texts
    unlimited web
    O2 iPhone 18 month contract

    htc desire, 24 months, free phone (last may 2010) when it came out £20 a month, 600 mins, 600 texts, 3gb internet, unlimited landlines free family booster worth £5 so all my family on pay and go can all call each other and me for free 24 hours a day including calls, texts and mms messages.

    Line 1: Tmobile, 18mth contract, 900mins or 1800txt plus, 10,000mins to any network after 7pm and all wknd, 30mins to 08 numbers, 1gb internet for £31.50 p/m

    Line 2: Tmobile, 12mth contract, 600mins, 500text, free booster, 3gb internet for £7.50 p/m

    £15 a month with Vodafone. Sim only deal with 300mins, unlimited txts and 500mb data on a 12 month contract. Not the best until you include the £115 from quidco Takes it down to just over £5 a month

    £15 a month Sim only deal with O2 iPhone plan. 300Mins, Unlimited txt and 1GB data (i keep 1GB not the 500MB it is now) 12month contract.

    £10 PAYG normally lasts me 3-4 months

    doritos

    Tesco - £10p/m 500 mins, unlimited texts, 500mb internet. 30 day rolling … Tesco - £10p/m 500 mins, unlimited texts, 500mb internet. 30 day rolling contract.Does me fine.



    +1

    Only complaint is the 3G internet is slow and unreliable. Would switch if another network could match this. Giffgaff doesn't cut it for me as I don't want to mess about buying credit every month - they need a direct debit option

    oldmanhouse

    +1Only complaint is the 3G internet is slow and unreliable. Would switch … +1Only complaint is the 3G internet is slow and unreliable. Would switch if another network could match this. Giffgaff doesn't cut it for me as I don't want to mess about buying credit every month - they need a direct debit option



    Yeah at times it can b unreliable, and slow, but for the price I can't really complain.

    We're not tied in.

    Three - 2000 any network minutes, 1600 landline minutes, 3000 texts, 3000 3-to-3 calls, 1gb internet £20 per month on a 24 month contract. Got a HTC Wildfire as an upgrade.

    Why have you only got 3 mobiles?
    Even the drug dealers round here have 4 each...

    Mellow Yellow

    £10 PAYG normally lasts me 3-4 months



    yep same here, probably last's me a bit longer, it allows me text & talk to someone on the other end when/if it rings ! I dont understand the 24/7 mobile phone facebook/twitter etc surely you can wait until you get home & check your emails & post on face book that you had an egg sandwhich for lunch oO

    Your nippers have phones,how old are they,nippers to me are really young kids like 5

    doritos

    Tesco - £10p/m 500 mins, unlimited texts, 500mb internet. 30 day rolling … Tesco - £10p/m 500 mins, unlimited texts, 500mb internet. 30 day rolling contract.Does me fine.



    likewise!

    T mobile last july 600 mins 500 texts 3gb net and unltd tmobile calls £20 free galaxy s 24 momths
    T mobile last august 900 mins unlimited texts, t mobile calls and evening and weekend calls, 3gb net free galaxy s 24 months £30

    how many texts do you guys send to need unlimited texts oO

    O2 300 mins unlimited texts unlimited blackberry SIM ONLY £10pm

    Bought 2 years ago - 400mins Unlimited text & Internet with o2 (free iPhone 3GS) £24 pm.

    richp

    how many texts do you guys send to need unlimited texts oO



    I'm guessing a lot lol ,i never use my phone these days,it's stuck in a drawer most of the time,i don't like technology lol

    richp

    how many texts do you guys send to need unlimited texts oO



    over 1k. but thats probably only because i have unlimited texts. i can probably make do with a 750 text contract
    Edited by: "ALICOM007" 11th May 2011

    ALICOM007

    over 1k. but thats probably only because i have unlimited texts. i can … over 1k. but thats probably only because i have unlimited texts. i can probably make do with a 750 text contract



    lol, 1k of texts, bloody hell, watch you dont get thumb-strain !!!

    Original Poster Banned



    Nope, but I refused to touch O2 when they sponsored Ars*nal.



    I don't have 3 mobile phone contracts. (OK, I have 5 mobile phone contracts and 1 mobile broadband contract, but three of this are not used by me.

    master_chief

    Too much dodgy Samsung ITT already. Are you a closet Chelsea supporter … Too much dodgy Samsung ITT already. Are you a closet Chelsea supporter Guv?

    DAMNOME

    Why have you only got 3 mobiles? Even the drug dealers round here have 4 … Why have you only got 3 mobiles? Even the drug dealers round here have 4 each...

    Mellow Yellow

    £10 PAYG normally lasts me 3-4 months

    deb8z

    Your nippers have phones,how old are they,nippers to me are really young … Your nippers have phones,how old are they,nippers to me are really young kids like 5



    I cant understand why anyone uses facebook and msn all day either.



    10 and 13. Both have Samsung Portals (Android). They dont make many calls, so just for calling us or being contactable. The rest is for fun. (My youngest is playing Angry Birds Rio on his ATM - which is fine as he took his maths SATs today.) The youngest does also get lots of texts from three of the girls in his class.

    Original Poster Banned

    richp

    how many texts do you guys send to need unlimited texts oO



    If I send 20 texts per month, I've gone OTT. Its just included in the deals. If they had no texts included, it wouldnt bother me. The number of minutes and internet is the only thing I'm interested in.

    Im with Orange. £20 a month for 18months. Taken out about 4 months ago. 400 mins 300 texs. Unlimited landline calls. Free magic numbers. Free home broadband. Unlimited internet on phone. A dongle that has 500mg a month.

    I find the free home broadband seals the deal. I managed to get the dongle this time round. The phone is naff but suits me.

    richp

    yep same here, probably last's me a bit longer, it allows me text & talk … yep same here, probably last's me a bit longer, it allows me text & talk to someone on the other end when/if it rings ! I dont understand the 24/7 mobile phone facebook/twitter etc surely you can wait until you get home & check your emails & post on face book that you had an egg sandwhich for lunch oO


    Same here for me too.

    OP, If you're kids dont use them much, why do you have contracts for them? Surely better to only get credit when needed?
    Shocks me how much money people waste on mobile contracts, Id rather save my money to go on holidays and days out with family than waste my time on a phone!

    Original Poster Banned

    manda1

    Same here for me too. OP, If you're kids dont use them much, why do you … Same here for me too. OP, If you're kids dont use them much, why do you have contracts for them? Surely better to only get credit when needed?Shocks me how much money people waste on mobile contracts, Id rather save my money to go on holidays and days out with family than waste my time on a phone!



    The contracts meant they got a decent phone which they would probably have got at higher cost. Besides, we're not talking about much money and the biggie was getting the internet thrown in to the deal making it worthwhile. They were bought for gifts anyway!

    Jeez, why am I trying to justify myself! oO

    I go on holidays with the family to places like Bali. I don't need to save a few pennies to afford to.


    Vodafone
    300 minutes.....unlimited texts....and some internet lmao..25pm but with the blackberry curve 9300 3g

    GiffGaff £10 per month, 250mins, free GG to GG calls, unlimted texts, most importantly unlimited data Sometimes my per month cost can be lower if I can get hold of cheap o2 vouchers, payback etc! Using it on the recently posted o2 Samsung SG2 contract deal.

    If you want free £5 credit pm me!
    Edited by: "exStudent" 11th May 2011

    [email protected] 10 yr old getting texts from girls,i didn't even realise kids that age had mobiles.

    T-Mobile 12 month sim only, £7.50 per month.

    500 texts, 600 mins, unlimited internet and a flexible booster (unlimited texts at the moment).

    Guv,

    That 3 deal for a fiver is quite impressive, was it a retention deal?

    Banned

    900 mins, 900 texts, half a gig, £0.00 thanks to khy86 on this thread.

    Got a free Wildfire thrown in but never used it.

    Original Poster Banned

    deb8z

    [email protected] 10 yr old getting texts from girls,i didn't even realise kids … [email protected] 10 yr old getting texts from girls,i didn't even realise kids that age had mobiles.



    I think when they started and we saw the content (and he got embarrassed) he wished he hadn't! The funny thing - when I bought it, I just got it for me (just for the sim to use in an iPhone) and the salesman says "want another" and just thought, why not, its not much. Obviously 24 x £7.50 does add up, but I didnt think of it that way at the time lol


    Bully

    Guv,That 3 deal for a fiver is quite impressive, was it a retention deal?



    Yes. Originally, it was on a contract costing £3.24pm - and came with a free phone, 100 mins and 300 txts (I think - and was a price glitch) When it expired, it got upped, but then they messed it up a bit and ended with crazy amounts for £5. Dunno why. I really just wanted the internet bit.

    the lesser one, was only just agreed and had to go through hoops to get it as a new contract. (And only because they lied and I got them to listen to the phone call) They were supposed to match the retention deal, but ended up slightly less, albeit with more mins. Again way OTT for whats needed. But why say no when its on the table. Its not like they would half the amounts and I'd pay half. Its actually on line for £15pm right now - and I'll hopefully also get £80 cashback. (But being three, its unlikely as theyve failed to payout on my previous 3 contracts.)


    dunfyboy

    900 mins, 900 texts, half a gig, £0.00 thanks to khy86 on this thread.Got … 900 mins, 900 texts, half a gig, £0.00 thanks to khy86 on this thread.Got a free Wildfire thrown in but never used it.




    Yeh, I remember that one. Lucky. Voda are normally not too good on misprices.

    o2
    free desire
    900 mins
    unlimited txts/interweb
    18m contract(had it for 12 months now)
    £24-26/m depending on how many picture messages i send

    O2 (£25 a month : effective price £21.25 a month)
    ------------------------------------------------------------------------
    Free Blackberry Pearl 9105
    500 anytime mins
    Unlimited texts
    500Mb Internet + Blackberry services
    Unlimited anytime O2-to-O2 calls (of which I average 750 mins a month)
    2 month early upgrade (worth £30)
    £60 cashback.

    Vodafone - £0/month, 18 month contract (oh I love HUKD )


    HTC Desire HD for £89
    900 minutes
    Unlimited texts
    1GB internet
    Free international texts
    Free insurance

    Cashback: £89!

    Banned

    T Mobile 24 Month Contract
    Iphone 4 32 gb (FREE)

    £588 worth of allowances to use on local/national landlines, UK Mobiles, UK Texts, UK MMS, 08xx numbers, Voicemail, international landlines, International mobiles, international texts/mms

    + 3gb of mobile broadband allowance (allows me to tether from my mobile & i get uncapped speeds)

    + I get 60 texts to Europe every month and £7.50 worth of credit to make or receive calls in Europe each month

    So it works out to be:

    2875 X network/national Mins
    or 5750 Texts
    or 2875 MMS/international mms
    or 1438 08xx mins
    or 1438 international mins

    Or any combination of the above

    Adnan786

    T Mobile 24 Month ContractIphone 4 32 gb (FREE)£588 worth of allowances … T Mobile 24 Month ContractIphone 4 32 gb (FREE)£588 worth of allowances to use on local/national landlines, UK Mobiles, UK Texts, UK MMS, 08xx numbers, Voicemail, international landlines, International mobiles, international texts/mms+ 3gb of mobile broadband allowance (allows me to tether from my mobile & i get uncapped speeds)+ I get 60 texts to Europe every month and £7.50 worth of credit to make or receive calls in Europe each monthSo it works out to be:2875 X network/national Minsor 5750 Texts or 2875 MMS/international mms or 1438 08xx minsor 1438 international minsOr any combination of the above


    How much do you pay a month for all of this? My tmobile upgrade is coming soon, trying to see if there are any better contracts than mine.
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