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  • 400ixl400ixl Forumite
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    J_B said:
    400ixl said:
    ............ and you cannot leave a device connected to the internet if you go out and take your mobile with you.

    But the OP says they live on their own, so, not real issue with that.
    Its OK for a short while, will become tiresome and a pain to be permanently having to do it that way. I know plenty of people who tried it, none stuck with it long term.

    Mobile broadband via a proper 5G router is fine though.
  • MamothMamoth Forumite
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    I'm with John Lewis(pulsnetbutwiithexvelent customer service),I have Fiber extra and talk evenings/weekends for£2 for 18 months.This is 66 download speed.
    I have Smarty for mobile at the moment costs £6 but get a discount if you don't use all the allowance.
    You can definatly pay half of what you are paying now with a sim only and seperate broadband.
  • edited 1 August 2022 at 8:48PM
    Neil49Neil49 Forumite
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    edited 1 August 2022 at 8:48PM
    I'm still reeling from the £29 per month mobile costs when you only want 2GB per month!

    Assuming you are out of contract then start looking to switch asap. Get a pac to keep your existing number as this ensures your existing contract is terminated. 

    Take a look at the deals on the Uswitch website and aim to pay no more than £6 per month. There are some cheaper deals than that but may be for just a few months before going up in price.

    The main issue is to go with a network that provides you with good coverage. Then look for deals with companies that piggy back off them. 
  • macmanmacman Forumite
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    Go SIM only on the mobile. Plusnet Mobile: unlimited minutes and texts, 4GB of data, £6 per month. Runs on EE
    £29 is ridiculous.
    No free lunch, and no free laptop ;)
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