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PAYG sim for emergency/light user calls

My Mum has been with PAYG White Mobile for years. They have now rebranded and are only offering monthly packages. Which are the cheapest PAYG SIM cards with good reception for light users? 

Here is the White announcement
On 23 Sep 2022, at 15:52, Moblox <noreply@moblox.com> 
Keep your number move to Moblox

Good news, White Mobile customers are about to get an upgrade!

As a valued customer of White Mobile we can't wait to share some exciting news with you.

White Mobile is now officially part of mobile provider Moblox.

This means, other than a change in name every customer of White Mobile is eligible for a service upgrade.

To stay connected and keep your number you need to pick a plan and move your number to the new SIM we'll send you.

When your number has moved we'll add any remaining credit from your old White Mobile account to your new Moblox account.

In addition to a superior service, you're entitled to take advantage of our celebratory launch offer 🥳

We're giving the first 2000 customers that sign up 3 months service half price.

Head over to the White Mobile site to find out more


Have a question? 

Call us on 500 from your White Mobile or 033 3303 0012 from another phone. Email support@moblox.com and we'll be happy to help.

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  • sevenhills
    sevenhills Posts: 5,938 Forumite
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    Are there any PAYG?
    I use Smarty, £6 per month, but we get £1 discount for being a low user.
  • Stompa
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  • savergrant
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    Full list of rwg plans if you need more than 100 mins/texts 750mb per month.

    Otherwise they charge 5p per min/text and 1p per mb.
    For very unbalanced usage try 1pmobile, if the phone gets used heavily one or two months a year. £10 topup required every 120 days. 1p per min/text/mb
  • savergrant
    savergrant Posts: 1,159 Forumite
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    And should say both rwg and 1p connect through ee so generally have good reception across uk (rwg has 4g connection and identifies as now mobile (i think they have a wholesale arrangement). 1p will connect to 5g i believe and allows WiFi calling which is useful if you have poor reception indoors))
  • getmore4less
    Are there any PAYG?
    I use Smarty, £6 per month, but we get £1 discount for being a low user.
    A few but some are discontinued or are expensive now

    Three new PAYG expensive but handy for adding a bundle for USA roaming.

    Three data reward(200MB free), no longer available, and may have lost the 321 rates

    O2 classic, 321 rates and are still floating around on ebay(paid 20p for 2 last year)
    (we use as main number as they have a good rewards scheme free coffee, beer  and cinema)  

    2 current low use choice readily available

    RWG already mentioned  used to be free but have a one off £5 or £15 for ongoing free allowances probably the best choice if you can fit in the allowances(I think you can swap in/out of the monthly options if you need more for short periods)

    1p but min top up

    The 30 day rolling are another option which can be close to or better than PAYG depending on use.

    the 6 month at 1p per month Lebara and Lyca were the go to a month ago.

    They both  still have decent options for a low user with 6 month intro rates.

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