Before you buy Orange Mobile Broadband it is advisable to check the Orange 3G network coverage in your locality. Whilst 90% of the UK has 3G network coverage (required for a good mobile broadband connection), speed and strength of signal will vary depending on where you are. Use the Orange mobile broadband checker below to get an idea of the coverage and download speed you can expect from Orange mobile broadband.
Various factors can affect your mobile broadband coverage and speed – from network congestion to your proximity to mobile phone masts. Orange mobile broadband deals include a 14 day money back guarantee, so you can get a refund if your connection proves to be poor. Check how good the Orange network coverage is in your area using their coverage checker.
Orange offer a range of different mobile broadband deals, with the choice either 1 or 12 month contracts and a range of tablet and laptop deals. Monthly download allowances range from 500MB to 2GB, with prices ranging from £5 for mobile broadband on a 1 month contract, with a 500MB download allowance.
All Orange Mobile Broadband customers can take advantage of ‘Orange Wednesdays’, with 2 for 1 cinema tickets on offer. Existing Orange customers can also qualify for a £5 per month discount on the majority of their mobile broadband price plans. And like most of the mobile broadband providers, you can also choose from a range of laptop and tablet deals, including the Samsung Galaxy Tab, from £229 on a 24 month contract, and 2GB per month data allowance.
The Orange name has been around in the mobile telephony market since 1994. Orange combined its mobile network with that of T-Mobile in 2010, with the aim of improving coverage and service under a new ‘super network’. Orange were bought out by France Telecom in 2001 and are known for their colourful marketing campaigns and strong links to the film industry, having achieved huge popularity with their 2 for 1 ‘Orange Wednesdays’ offer.