We use cookies to provide you with a better experience. If you continue to use this site, we'll assume you're happy with this. Alternatively, click here to find out how to manage these cookies

hide cookie message
80,258 News Articles

Vodafone offers free, unlimited mobile web access

Service bundled with mobile phone price plans

Vodafone is to offer unlimited mobile internet access as part of its monthly price plans for mobile phones.

The service will be automatically added to all new Vodafone mobile phone price plans at no extra cost. Plans are available from £25 per month. Users will be given 500MB per month under a 'fair usage policy' and will be contacted if they exceed this allocation.

Prior to the service being added to price plans, customers had to buy an additional internet bundle for £7.50, which was capped at 120MB per month. Vodafone claims to be the first mobile-phone service provider in the country to offer mobile phone users unlimited internet access for a flat rate, regardless of which handset they own. O2 offers a similar plan but only for its iPhone customers.

According to Al Russell, head of mobile internet and content services at Vodafone, mobile internet access uptake has been hampered by costs and users being unsure of how to work the service.

"A lot of people are worried about how to use the internet on their phones. Our staff will put the phones in their hands and show them how to do it in two minutes. And they do not have to worry about the cost," said Russell.

Visit Mobile Advisor for the latest mobile phone news, reviews, tips & tricks

Visit Broadband Advisor for the latest internet news, reviews, tips & tricks

IDG UK Sites

OnePlus One release date, price, specs UK: No invite needed any longer

IDG UK Sites

15 analogue facts that today's kids won't understand: winding tapes, Ceefax and more

IDG UK Sites

Disney's felt-based 3D printer creates soft toys and other squishy things

IDG UK Sites

WWDC 2015: What Apple will launch at WWDC 2015: Apple TV, Macs, more & how to get WWDC tickets