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    • dazzaofdagenham
    • By dazzaofdagenham 13th Jun 17, 8:41 PM
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    1p mobile .....thoughts please
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    • 13th Jun 17, 8:41 PM
    1p mobile .....thoughts please 13th Jun 17 at 8:41 PM
    Good evening

    For a low use purpose....can anyone provide feedback on 1p mobile who claim. 1p min for UK calls and 1p for. Text.

    The father in law has a 15 pounds sim only for O2

    His useage is about 70 mins a month ( absolute max ) and about 30 texts...he has a very old phone and happy with it...so no internet needed.

    Anybody's feedback for this operator would be great
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    • Ypaymore
    • By Ypaymore 15th Jun 17, 5:10 PM
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    • 15th Jun 17, 5:10 PM
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    • 15th Jun 17, 5:10 PM
    Does what it says on tin on the EE Network. But you need to top up by £10 every 120 days. Any credit is carried forward.A low user like your FIL would build up credit.
    • Patrick Stewart
    • By Patrick Stewart 19th Jun 17, 4:47 PM
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    • #3
    • 19th Jun 17, 4:47 PM
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    • 19th Jun 17, 4:47 PM
    I'm happy with 1pMobile so far. The website is really good, clear and you can see what you need.


    Very good because you can talk to customer services quickly and they are very helpful. Again ideal for anyone who might need some advice understanding switching pay as you go.
    • SnowTiger
    • By SnowTiger 20th Jun 17, 12:19 AM
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    • #4
    • 20th Jun 17, 12:19 AM
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    • 20th Jun 17, 12:19 AM
    Suck it and see?

    There's £10 cashback via Quidco if you order a SIM with an initial top-up of £10; making it, effectively, free.

    Usual warnings that cashback may not track and may fail even if it does.
    • Saeed
    • By Saeed 27th Jul 17, 11:29 PM
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    • #5
    • 27th Jul 17, 11:29 PM
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    • 27th Jul 17, 11:29 PM
    they also do free £5 for refer a friend. would someone like to refer me?
    • mr_mf
    • By mr_mf 28th Jul 17, 3:19 PM
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    • 28th Jul 17, 3:19 PM
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    • 28th Jul 17, 3:19 PM
    PM sent. If anybody else wants a referral please let me know.
    • TheMsTeal
    • By TheMsTeal 28th Jul 17, 8:43 PM
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    • 28th Jul 17, 8:43 PM
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    • 28th Jul 17, 8:43 PM
    PM sent. If anybody else wants a referral please let me know.
    Originally posted by mr_mf
    Yes please!
    • dazzaofdagenham
    • By dazzaofdagenham 28th Jul 17, 10:06 PM
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    • 28th Jul 17, 10:06 PM
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    • 28th Jul 17, 10:06 PM
    I can do referrals if anyone wants one
    • Atasas
    • By Atasas 28th Jul 17, 10:29 PM
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    • 28th Jul 17, 10:29 PM
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    • 28th Jul 17, 10:29 PM
    I can do referrals if anyone wants one
    Originally posted by dazzaofdagenham
    yes please!
    • Saeed
    • By Saeed 29th Jul 17, 6:04 PM
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    They cancel your number if you don't top up every 120 days BEWARE
    • mr_mf
    • By mr_mf 29th Jul 17, 6:13 PM
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    They do have an auto-top facility to prevent that happening though - it will automatically top up when your balance drops below £2 or every 120 days.
    • Saeed
    • By Saeed 29th Jul 17, 9:16 PM
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    would any of you trust this company with a number that you cherish or would you keep away? what is the chance of these guys going bust? if they do is the mobile number going to disappear or is it protected from being lost?
    Last edited by Saeed; 29-07-2017 at 9:17 PM. Reason: info
    • mr_mf
    • By mr_mf 30th Jul 17, 6:47 AM
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    Just so you know they are owned by Telecommunications Management Limited (TML) who have been trading since 1998. TML is part of Telecom plus Plc with annual group turnover to March 2015 of approx £729 million, producing pre-tax profits of £42 million.

    They are the sister company of Utility Warehouse who have also been trading for many years and are a which recommended provider.

    I'm not saying they can't go bust but I'm not sure they are any riskier that others.
    Last edited by mr_mf; 30-07-2017 at 6:49 AM.
    • pmduk
    • By pmduk 30th Jul 17, 5:23 PM
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    would any of you trust this company with a number that you cherish or would you keep away? what is the chance of these guys going bust? if they do is the mobile number going to disappear or is it protected from being lost?
    Originally posted by Saeed
    Ofcom's attitude is that it own mobile numbers not users, so you have little comeback if a number gets lost during a meltdown. Small amounts have been paid as compensation in the past but never the amount that account-holders feel they are due.
    • pmduk
    • By pmduk 31st Jul 17, 7:23 PM
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    They are the sister company of Utility Warehouse who have also been trading for many years and are a which recommended provider.
    Originally posted by mr_mf
    Their relationship with Utility Warehouse would just put me off.
    • Heng Leng
    • By Heng Leng 1st Aug 17, 3:56 PM
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    Ofcom's attitude is that it own mobile numbers not users, so you have little comeback if a number gets lost during a meltdown. Small amounts have been paid as compensation in the past but never the amount that account-holders feel they are due.
    Originally posted by pmduk
    AFAIK Numbers are automatically transferred to another provider or a PAC is offered on MVNO closure - has there been any actual losses?
    • pmduk
    • By pmduk 1st Aug 17, 5:50 PM
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    No, but the quoted post was referring to the potential likelihood of losing a number if a network went under without notice.
    • Saeed
    • By Saeed 1st Aug 17, 10:53 PM
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    Didn't people on TPO lose their numbers when TPO switched from EE (I think) to 3, and some people lost numbers when Kontact Mobile closed down.
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